Hillsborough Man Accused of Sexually Battering 2 Young Boys Over 8 Year Period

57-year-old Larry Wayne Moore of Shady Hills was taken into custody by the Hillsborough Sheriff's Department for the alleged sexual battery of two young boys over an 8 year period. Deputies say that Moore had inappropriate contact with the boys at confidential locations throughout Hillsborough County from 2008 to 2016, starting when the boys were … Continue reading Hillsborough Man Accused of Sexually Battering 2 Young Boys Over 8 Year Period

Florida Attorney General Demands Face-to-Face Meeting with Facebook Execs

A top deputy at Attorney General Pam Bondi's office wants to meet face-to-face with Facebook to discuss the release of more than 50 million users' personal data. Patrice Malloy, AG Bondi's Privacy Bureau chief, wrote a letter to Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg detailing her plans to set up a meeting with Facebook leadership … Continue reading Florida Attorney General Demands Face-to-Face Meeting with Facebook Execs

Body of Bradenton Woman Found Burning in Woods

The smoldering body of Veronica Polite, 50, was discovered by rescue workers around 1:15 a.m. in a wooded area near 18th St. E. Authorities are currently treating the case as a homicide, although an autopsy is still pending. Anyone with information is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers … Continue reading Body of Bradenton Woman Found Burning in Woods

Last Weekend of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival

This weekend will be your last chance to visit the Bay Area Renaissance Festival in Tampa. Pre-purchased general admission tickets are $18.95 for adults and $10.95 for children, but you can expect to pay slightly higher prices at the door. The theme for this weekend is "High Seas Adventure," although the promise of swashbuckling pirates … Continue reading Last Weekend of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival

County Commissioner Ken Welch Expresses Interest in 2021 St. Petersburg Mayoral Race

There are still Rick Baker yard signs waiting to be picked up on bulk trash day, but that didn't stop Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch from expressing his interest in a 2021 mayoral bid. No formal announcement has been made, but when put on the spot about a possible 2021 mayoral campaign while meeting with … Continue reading County Commissioner Ken Welch Expresses Interest in 2021 St. Petersburg Mayoral Race

Woman, 62, Dies in 25th Street N House Fire

Saint Petersburg Fire Rescue responded to a house fire this morning on 25th St. N and 10th Ave. N at around 7:30 a.m. The woman, who has yet to be identified, died on 2nd floor of the wooden structure. The cause of the house fire is still being investigated. This is a developing story. Stay … Continue reading Woman, 62, Dies in 25th Street N House Fire