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Experts Offer Tips For Staying Safe During Florida Lightning Season

According to Daniel Noah, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service, there are, on average, 1,170,979 flashes of lightning in Florida each year....

Drinking And Distractions Fuel Teen Driver Crashes

By Matt Nasworthy, AAA Spokesperson, The Auto Club Group Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. In...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: County Promotes Year-Round Preparedness During...

By Tamas Mondovics The message was simple at this year’s Severe Weather Awareness Week promoted by Hillsborough County officials as it urged residents to be...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: HCSO Arrests Ruskin Man For Theft...

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office detectives closed the year on a positive note after the arrest of a Riverview man suspected of stealing...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: Crime Stoppers Tip Leads Detectives To...

By Tamas Mondovics Seffner resident Linda Kay Fisher, 46, was walking northbound along Black Dairy Road near her home when she was struck and killed...

Frozen Turkey Goes Up In Flames In Fryer Fire During Annual...

By Tamas Mondovics Florida may not be leading the list of fryer fire-related accidents, injuries, or death, but according to the National Fire Protection Association,...

Crime and Public Safety Beat: Home And Shopping Safety Takes Center...

By Tamas Mondovics The 2017 holiday season is in full swing as local officials including members of law enforcement and fire rescue to offer residents...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: HCSO Cracks Down On Construction Fraud...

By Tamas Mondovics The result of a three-month long criminal investigation conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Construction Fraud Unit targeting unlicensed contractors following...

Crime and Public Safety Beat: Florida Sees Tragic Increase In Fatal...

By Tamas Mondovics Fall has begun and students have gone back to school prompting parents to focus on transportation and school safety. The end of...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: Annual Drug Take Back Provides Safe...

By Tamas Mondovics The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for later this month and local agencies and businesses are once again joining...