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In November of 2020, the City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management was awarded a “Think Green” grant, valued at $2,500, to amplify its recycling education…

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66 businesses certified by League of American Bicyclists Tampa, Florida now ranks number one in the nation for number of Bicycle Friendly Businesses following the January 2021 awards by the League…

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In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today. Dr. Michael will give a quick update on COVID-19 in the region and Mayor…

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Tampa is receiving a Bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to install solar. This designation recognizes…

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WHAT: Photo opportunity of Mayor Jane Castor previewing new Lights on Tampa installation at the Channelside Drive Tunnel.    The installation is still in progress and artist will be on site to answer…

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The Parking Division of the Mobility Department is responsible for the operation of all City of Tampa public parking. The Division develops parking policy and specific facility expansion plans to…

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman, Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard and regional leaders to join together for a regional Super Bowl press conference.  WHO: Tampa Bay Regional…

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On 1/22/21 an anonymous e-mail was sent to University of Tampa security, making a threat to attack the facility. The anonymous e-mailer said he was seeking revenge for being expelled.  An interior…

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Details: At 3:52 AM Friday morning, the Tampa Police Department received a call regarding three subjects, wearing black clothing, breaking into an ATM at the Chase Bank located at 1322 S. Dale Mabry…

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DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 4:38 PM LOCATION: 8408 N. Orleans Ave SUBJECT: Terry Lee Butts, white male, (12/19/1949)  Details: Tampa Police responded to the report of “shots heard” in…

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Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a subject being shot in the 2800 block of Satellite Court on Thursday afternoon. Officers arrived to find an adult black male victim of a critical…

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The City of Tampa Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with the non-profit Positive Coaching Alliance - Tampa Bay (PCA) to provide staff with industry-leading training opportunities. The…

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Tampa Police Homicide Detectives join the family of Victor Jimenez to ask the community for help in solving his murder. Victor was the victim of upper body trauma and found dead on the afternoon of…

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In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today Courtney Jackson Matthew Juarie WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Cybersecurity…

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he Tampa Water Department recently completed an extensive valve assessment, repair and replacement project in the neighborhoods closest to Raymond James Stadium, including portions of Drew Park,…

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The City of Tampa will ring the clock tower bells at Old City Hall and light up Old City Hall and downtown bridges red, white, and blue as part of a national moment of unity to memorialize the lives…

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DATE/TIME: Monday January 18, 2021 @ 9:41 PM LOCATION: 6401 S. Westshore Blvd BUSINESS: Bowery Bayside Apartments SUBJECT: Jeremy D Liwag, Asian male, (10/15/1992) OFFICER INVOLVED: 36-year-old…

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At 2:27 AM, Tampa Police were called for a disturbance at the Truth Lounge (4202 W. Cayuga St) as they were attempting to close in the early hours Tuesday morning. The occupants of multiple vehicles…

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DATE/TIME: Monday January 19, 2021 @ 9:41 PM LOCATION: 6401 S. Westshore Blvd BUSINESS: Bowery Bayside Apartments SUBJECT: 28-year-old Asian male OFFICER INVOLVED: 36-year-old white male, 6 years…

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It is with deepest sorrow the Tampa Police Department confirms the passing of retired Police Chief Austin “A.C.” McLane. Chief McLane began his service to the City of Tampa on January 14, 1963. He…

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It is with heavy hearts the Tampa Police Department family announces the passing of Kirby Rainsberger, our Legal Advisor, Chief Assistant City Attorney, and friend. Chief Dugan mourned Kirby’s…

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The City of Tampa is proud to receive a $500,000 grant from Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity to help shape a stronger and more resilient future for Tampa.  The grant is part of HUD’s…

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The Tampa Police Department is releasing body-worn camera footage of the gunfire exchanges that took place during a 21-hour standoff with armed barricaded subject Renardo Bucklon.  The following…

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In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today. WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Dr. Edwin Michael, and Dr. Jason Wilson from Tampa…

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The City of Tampa will be lighting up blue in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, recognized nationally on January 11th with #WearBlueDay.    Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery…

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In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, City of Tampa offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021.  Residential Customers will not receive collection service on Monday, January 18,…

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Incident Date/Time:  1/10/2021 at 7:15 PM     Location:  6202 N 40th St. Incident Type:  Shooting/Homicide Victim Info:  24-year-old black male (deceased); 23-year-old black female (injured)…

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With Super Bowl 55, just around the corner, the NFL Experience will soon be underway. In partnership with the Tampa Bay Host Committee, preparations for the NFL Experience will be starting soon.…

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Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday January 10, 2021. He is currently self-isolating at home. "Being a cancer survivor, I am very aware of the need to protect…

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On January 10 at 4:23 PM, Tampa Police responded to the report of a male down near the area of N. Grady Ave and W. Osborne Ave. When officers arrived, they located a deceased Hispanic male homicide…

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On Sunday, January 10, at 10:53 AM, Tampa Police responded to the report of a subject down in the 3000 block of N. Morgan St. When officers arrived, they located a deceased black male in his mid-30's…

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Incident Date/Time:  1/10/2021 at 5:43 AM Location:  1600 block W. De Leon St. Suspect Info:  Scott Massa, white male (10/01/1969) Suspect's Vehicle:  maroon 2007 Chevy Tahoe Details:  In the…

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CHARGED: Kelvin Reynoso, black male (12/02/1999) INCIDENT DATE/TIME: January 8, 2019 @ 10:51 PM INCIDENT LOCATION: 8700 block N. Tangerine Pl Tampa Police Homicide Detectives continue their…

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Upon conclusion of an internal investigation, Jarda Bradford was terminated from employment with the Tampa Police Department in relation to her arrest on felony tampering with evidence charges. The…

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The Event Service Professional Association (ESPA) representing event service personnel throughout North America has named Una Garvey, Tampa Convention Center & Tourism Director and Suzanne Seder…

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Beginning at 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, E Jackson Street will be closed between N Florida Avenue and N Marion Street for a utility connection related work for the new hotel. Barricades and signs…

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INCIDENT DATE/TIME: January 8, 2019 @ 10:51 PM INCIDENT LOCATION: 8700 block N. Tangerine Pl ARREST DATE/TIME: January 8, 2021 @ 11:56 AM ARREST LOCATION: 11112 US 41, Gibsonton, FL 33534 ARRESTED…

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The City of Tampa continues to showcase its commitment to the highest standard of financial reporting. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded…

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DATE/TIME: January 6, 2021 @ 11:04 AM LOCATION:  Chamberlain High School, 9401 N. Boulevard ARRESTED: Messiah Tyson, black male (8/20/2005) DETAILS:  Tampa Police arrested Messiah Tyson today after…

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The City of Tampa will begin pursuing suspension/revocation of alcoholic beverage permits for businesses that are repeat offenders (2 or more citations) of the City and County COVID-19 Emergency…

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On Wednesday, January 6th at 1:00 p.m., Mayor Jane Castor will present longtime Former Tax Collector, Doug Belden, with a proclamation on his retirement. WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Former-Tax Collector…

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Tampa Bay regional partners prepare to host its fifth Super Bowl on February 7, 2021, the City and its partners will keep stakeholders informed via an omnichannel approach, distributing event…

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Incident Date/Time:  12/26/2020 at 1:51 AM Incident Location:  E. 7th Ave and N. 20th St Arrest Date/Time:  1/4/2021 at 5:00 PM      Arrest Location:  10319 Hunters Haven Blvd., Riverview, FL 33578…

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Ahead of the NFL postseason, Mayor Jane Castor will drop a Tampa Bay Buccaneers banner at City Hall, supporting the Buccaneers' journey to the Super Bowl. Mayor Castor will also challenge residents…

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Residents are encouraged to celebrate the new year responsibly and continue COVID-19 safety best practices As New Year’s Eve approaches, Mayor Jane Castor shares a few words of wisdom with residents…

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Incident Date/Time:  12/29/2020 at 1:09 PM Location:  W. Columbus Drive over the Hillsborough River Incident Type:  Shooting      Victim Info:  adult black male Details:  Tampa Police responded to…

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DATE/TIME: Thursday December 24, 2020 @ 3:06 PM SUBJECT: Renardo Bucklon, black male (12/10/1976) LOCATION: 2904 Melburne Blvd OFFICERS: Sgt. Sean Stuart, 22 year TPD veteran; Sgt. Shannon Murphy…