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Community members, including residents of a nearby senior center, can now enjoy new sidewalks, pedestrian connections, crosswalks, and extended trails at Takomah Trail Park in North Tampa. This is…

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Mayor Jane Castor Accepts Resignation of TPD Chief Mary O’Connor Tampa Mayor Jane Castor has requested and received the resignation of Police Chief Mary O'Connor, following the completion of an…

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Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a subject shooting in the 1900 block of W. Main St just after 6:30 PM Sunday evening. Before officers arrived, the victim, a black female in her mid-…

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Tampa Police were dispatched to 804 E. Forest Ave for the report of a person who was found deceased in an enclosed area of the parking lot early Sunday morning. Officers arrived to find the body of…

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Mayor Jane Castor's "Crosswalks to Classrooms" Initiative is a public art project focused on road safety This morning, the City of Tampa, Artist Jay Giroux, Walk Bike Tampa, and volunteers will…

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Mayor Jane Castor has issued the following statement: "Police Chief Mary O'Connor has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a recent traffic stop.…

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Safer Crosswalk Coming to Just Elementary School in West Tampa Mayor Jane Castor's "Crosswalks to Classrooms" Initiative is a public art project focused on road safety This Saturday, the City of…

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On Saturday, December 3, the community is invited to join in on the holiday fun as the 2022 Santa Fest Parade returns to downtown Tampa, followed by the annual Tampa Tree Lighting in Curtis Hixon…

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A Tampa Police officer was injured in a crash Thursday morning, as he was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Adamo Drive. The 54-year-old Hispanic female driver of a red Honda Accord, crossed…

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Thursday, December 1, 2022 Old City Hall, located at 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., lit up in red. Tonight at sundown, the City of Tampa will light up Old City Hall in red to commemorate World AIDS Day.…

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The Tampa Police Department has a court-authorized arrest warrant for a man recently involved in a domestic battery incident with a woman. On November 28, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the…

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DATE/TIME: Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 11:00 AM LOCATION: Adamo Drive @ N. 26th Street DETAILS: A Tampa Police officer was injured in a crash on Thursday morning at 11:00 AM, as he was riding his…

News Tampa Police

The Tampa Police Department would like to address a recent off-duty incident involving Chief of Police Mary O'Connor. On the evening of November 12, 2022, Chief O'Connor and her spouse were stopped…

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The City of Tampa invites the community to come out for Illuminate East Tampa, where community leaders will light up a floating Christmas tree at Robert L. Cole, Sr. Community Lake. Illuminate East…

News Internal Audit

As of June 2020, the City of Tampa took over the daily operation of the McKay Bay Waste-to-Energy Plant from the former contractor, Wheelabrator. The report in its entirety can be viewed at Tampagov.…

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After many years of anticipation, North Tampa residents will soon have a brand-new, state-of-the-art multipurpose sports field at Forest Hills Park. The City of Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor, and Tampa…

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A man who fired his weapon outside a South Tampa bar after yelling racial slurs on Monday has been taken into custody. Just before 9 PM on November 21, 2022, the Tampa Police Department responded to…

News General, News Solid Waste

City of Tampa Solid Waste Concludes Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole Vegetative Debris Cleanup The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will conclude its…

News Convention Center

By Kirstin Albert, Communications Coordinator - Tampa Convention Center The Tampa Convention Center is set for a record-breaking year in 2023. The convention center in Downtown Tampa is preparing…

News Convention Center

By Kirstin Albert, Communications Coordinator - Tampa Convention Center The Bay Rocket, a new, adrenaline-filled jet boat thrill ride, launched at the marina outside the Tampa Convention Center,…

News Tampa Police

The Tampa Police Department arrested a suspect who was caught on surveillance cameras threatening fast food workers on Friday evening. Shortly after 5:30 PM on November 18, 2022, an adult male…

News Community Partnerships and Neighborhood Engagement, News General

#ShopSmallTampa Directory Aims to give Businesses, Consumers a Holiday Boost  The seasonal directory will be available at tampagov.net/ShopSmallTampa from November 24 to December 31 The City of…

News Tampa Police

Two suspects were arrested following a drug investigation that led to the recovery of both weapons and narcotics. Just before 4 PM on Friday, November 18, 2022, Tampa Police officers executed a…

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This Saturday, a local athletics organization for kids will serve a Thanksgiving feast to 100 residents at Tampa Hope, a temporary shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Hillsborough County.…

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In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022, and Friday,  November 25, 2022.   Commercial and Residential Customers will not receive collection…