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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: 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...

Transportation And Student-Safety Takes Center Stage At Start Of 2017-2018 School...

By Tamas Mondovics Thanks to recent changes involving Hillsborough County Public School student transportation such as the scrapping of HCPS’s long standing courtesy busing, the...

Parents Respond To Hillsborough County School Board Vote To End Courtesy...

By Tamas Mondovics As anticipated, Hillsborough County Schools Board’s 6-1 decision last month to end its nearly 20-year-long courtesy busing offered to thousands of students...

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 & 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...

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...

Gypsy And Travelers Scams Make Headlines, HCSO Cautions Homeowners

By Tamas Mondovics One of the most bizarre, but very real and increasing problems that affects Tampa Bay area residents each year is what local law...

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...

HCSO Arrest Two Suspects In Ace Hardware 41 Firearm Burglary Investigation

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two men in connection with last month’s burglary of Ace Hardware, 10415 Highway 39 South in Lithia,...