Ghosts of Ybor City | 5 Part SeriesTune in at 10pm each night Halloween week as reporter Andrea Alvarez brings you interviews revealing the Ghosts of Ybor City.
Tampa Man Guilty Of Gun And Drugs CrimeA federal jury has found Keon Moore (29, Tampa) guilty of possessing a firearm or ammunition as a convicted felon and possessing controlled substances with the intent to distribute them. Moore faces a minimum mandatory penalty of 5 years, and up to, 40 years in federal prison. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for January 6, 2022.
The Justice Department Announces New Initiative To Combat RedliningThe Justice Department announced the launch of the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative. Redlining is an illegal practice in which lenders avoid providing services to individuals living in communities of color because of the race or national origin of the people who live in those communities.
Lakeland Man Guilty Of Distribution Of FentanylA federal jury has found Clifford Edward Albritton, III (44, Lakeland) guilty of conspiracy to possess 400 grams or more of fentanyl with the intent to distribute it and possession of 40 grams or more of fentanyl with the intent to distribute it.
Florida Woman Sentenced For Access Device Fraud And Aggravated Identity TheftU.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington has sentenced Antoinette Thomas (32, Tampa) to three years in federal prison for access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. As part of her sentence, the court also ordered Thomas to pay $27,885.58 in restitution.
Florida Man Guilty To 2014 Robbery And 2018 Murder Relating To Nightclub Drug ConspiracyCorey Small (43, St. Petersburg) has pleaded guilty to interfering with commerce by robbery and to using and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, as well as to conspiring to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony offense, and possessing, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, causing death by murder.
California Man Guilty To Conspiracy And Computer FraudHao Kuo Chi (40, La Puente, CA) today pleaded guilty to conspiracy and computer fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Oronzo Opening Up Second Location In New MidtownOronzo, a pioneer in fast-casual Italian dining, announces the grand opening of its second location in the new Midtown development of Tampa.
10 Days Of Burger Specials $10 And Under Brought On By Creative Loafing, Feeding Tampa Bay, And Restaurants Located In Tampa Bay AreaJoin Creative Loafing, Feeding Tampa Bay, and local Tampa Bay area restaurants for Tampa Bay Burger Week, featuring exclusively-priced takeout and dine-in specials on burgers, beer, and more from Thurs., Nov. 4th, through Sun., Nov. 14th.
Northbound Lanes On Florida Avenue Will Be Closed Wednesday NightBeginning, October 13, 2021, at 9pm tonight, all northbound lanes on North Florida Avenue will close between East Bird Street and East Waters Avenue while the Tampa Water Department conducts scheduled maintenance on the water distribution system.
9th Annual Fantasma Fest Happening In Downtown YborKickstart this year’s Halloween festivities with the 9th Annual Fantasma Fest presented by the Ybor Merchant’s Association. This festival will take place on the historic 7th Avenue of downtown Ybor. Fantasma Fest 2021 is a free event to the public, fun for any age, and takes place on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, 2021.
Man Indicted For Producing And Possessing Child Sex Abuse Materials And Engaging In Child Sex TourismA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Hugo Espinosa Chavez (58, Tampa) with the production and possession of child sex abuse materials as well as foreign travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor child.
Parkland Man Guilty Of Conspiracy To Commit Health Care FraudPatsy Truglia (53, Parkland) has pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and one count of making a false statement in a matter involving a health care benefit program. He faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Tampa Bay Lightning's Season Kicks Off With NHL Face-Off ConcertThe National Hockey League (NHL), in association with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, will open the 2021-22 season with the 2021 NHL Face-Off Concert featuring multi-platinum band All Time Low and a special appearance by the Stanley Cup on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in downtown Tampa before the Tampa Bay Lightning raise their third Stanley Cup championship banner inside AMALIE Arena.
Lakeland Man Sentenced For Theft Of Public Money And Identity TheftU.S. District Judge William F. Jung has sentenced Julio Gonzales (45, Lakeland) to 2 years and 10 months in federal prison for theft of public money and aggravated identity theft.