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  • NOW: Protests in Tampa After Nightclub Owner Ignites Emotions With "Just Shoot Them All" Comment

    06/02/2020 8:44:36 PM PDT · by wrrock · 13 replies
    11:20 PM EDT -- Protests in Tampa After Nightclub Owner Ignites Emotions With "Just Shoot Them All" Comment. The protest has shifted from remembering George Floyd to remembering George Floyd AND to "protesting against a racist and an alleged rapist." LIVE STREAM....
  • You Get What You Vote For and in Democrat-Run Cities You Get Riots

    06/01/2020 7:58:59 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 01 2020 | JOHN NOLTE
    Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Fayetteville, Atlanta, New York, Nashville, Seattle, Portland, Philadelphia, Chicago, Milwaukee, Salt Lake, Washington DC, Detroit, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Kansas City, Houston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Denver, Dallas, Phoenix, Tampa, Baltimore, Oakland, Louisville… What do all those American cities have in common? 1. They’re all run by Democrats, many for generations. 2. They’ve all been looted and burned by left-wing Antifa terrorists and other anarchist groups over the past few nights.
  • LIVE: Tampa Standoff As Cops Form Perimeter to Prevent Protesters From Blocking I-275 Traffic

    An ongoing encounter between protesters and cops near the on-ramp to I-275, Tampa’s busiest freeway. Officers formed a perimeter encompassing the entire onramp. It appears the protesters want to stop freeway traffic. The standoff is ongoing… Watch.......
  • Tampa Rally Turns Violent, Gas Station Torched, Stores Looted

    05/30/2020 10:44:39 PM PDT · by ocrp1982 · 18 replies
    Patch ^ | S'Ann Lawrence White
    A rally in north Tampa turned violent when protesters torched a gas station, looted stores and launched bottle rockets toward police.
  • Officer shoots, kills woman at Temple Terrace City Hall after she charged with knife, police say

    05/29/2020 4:16:02 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 42 replies
    — A police officer shot and killed a woman outside of City Hall on Friday afternoon after she charged at the officer with a butcher knife, Temple Terrace Police Chief Kenneth Albano said in a news conference. Albano said the woman, identified as 21-year-old Heba Momtaz Alazhari, charged at the uniformed police officer for “unknown reasons” after she had requested assistance. A recording of the incident shows the woman sitting outside of City Hall, waiting for the officer to approach her. Once he was within about five feet of her, she can be seen pulling out the knife. Evidence markers...
  • FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons (deported from Saudi Arabia to US)

    05/27/2020 3:52:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/27/20 | Curt Anderson
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. A criminal complaint charges Muhammed Momtaz Al-Azhari, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen, with attempting to provide material support or resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization. The charge carries a potential 20-year prison term. **SNIP** According to the affidavit, Al-Azhari scouted a number of targets in the Tampa Bay region, including beaches, parks and even the Tampa FBI field...
  • Florida man faces terrorism charge after allegedly coughing at, spitting on police while claiming to have coronavirus

    05/22/2020 9:24:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 22 2020 | Greg Norman
    A Florida man is now facing a federal terrorism charge and up to five years in prison after he was accused of coughing and spitting on police officers while claiming to be infected with the coronavirus. James Jamal Curry, 31, was served an indictment by a federal grand jury in Tampa Wednesday for perpetrating a biological weapon hoax, the Associated Press reported. St. Petersburg police officers responded to a domestic violence call involving Curry on March 27, according to court documents. During his arrest, Curry declared that he was infected with COVID-19 and coughed on an officer’s arm, police said.
  • Tampa General Hospital workers in clinical trial using hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 preventative

    05/12/2020 6:47:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Fox News 13 Tampa Bay ^ | 05/12/2020 | By Briona Arradondo
    TAMPA, Fla. - Frontline healthcare workers in Tampa are participating in a clinical trial to see if a drug being used to treat COVID-19 can actually prevent the virus. It is part of a nationwide research program by HERO (Healthcare Worker Exposure Response and Outcomes) on hydroxychloroquine, an FDA-approved drug commonly used to treat malaria. “Does this hydroxychloroquine medication work to prevent COVID-19?” said Dr. Seetha Lakshmi, an associate hospital epidemiologist at Tampa General Hospital and an assistant professor at USF Health. That’s the question nearly 190 healthcare workers at Tampa General Hospital, including Dr. Lakshmi, hope to help answer....
  • ‘Am I On?’ Joe Biden Just Did a Virtual Town Hall From ‘Tampa’ and It Didn't Go So Well

    05/09/2020 2:22:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Vice ^ | 5/08/20 | Cameron Joseph
    “They introduce me? Am I on?” Thus began Joe Biden’s speech during a glitchy, stilted “virtual town hall” set in Tampa, Florida so plagued by technical problems that made the former vice president’s event look like it was run by local seniors attempting Zoom for the first time. The YouTube event began with a series of Florida politicians attempting to introduce Biden - when their livestreams worked. Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo’s speech was marred by lag and audio glitches. Rep. Charlie Crist’s (D-Fla.) video abruptly cut out as he was speaking. For a long stretch between speakers, the...
  • Did anyone see the Biden Tampa Virtual Rally? It's completely unwatchable for me.

    05/07/2020 3:14:02 PM PDT · by know.your.why · 44 replies
    youtube ^ | 05/07/20 | Self
    This is totally unwatchable.
  • Two Florida Abortion Clinics Close, Three Up for Sale

    04/27/2020 12:00:29 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | April 24, 2020 | Cheryl Sullenger
    Orlando, FL – Three Florida abortion facilities with ties to the disgraced abortionist James Scott Pendergraft IV, have recently been placed up for sale. The facilities include EPOC in Orlando, Women’s Center of Ft. Lauderdale, and Women’s Center of Hyde Park in Tampa. Operation Rescue verified that the Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale facilities halted abortions and closed earlier this month. The EPOC clinic, located at 609 Virginia Drive in Orlando, closed in 2018. Several months later, it was leased to Green Relief, a medicinal marijuana business, which was owned by one of Pendergraft’s former abortion clinic security guards. The marijuana...
  • Tom Brady accidentally enters wrong house in Tampa

    04/23/2020 2:37:57 PM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 46 replies
    nfl.com ^ | April 23, 2020 at 03:19 p.m.Updated: April 23, 2020 at 03:25 p.m. | Adam Maya
    Tom Brady is still finding his way around Tampa Bay. It must be hard to leave home after 20 years. The new Buccaneers quarterback on Thursday acknowledged a report that he accidentally entered the wrong house earlier this month. Brady thought he'd arrived at the residence of Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich but instead went next door to Leftwich's neighbor's, per TMZ. Tampa resident David Kramer told TMZ that Brady walked right through his front door holding duffel bags before realizing he was in the wrong place. "I literally was just sitting here and I watch this tall guy...
  • Inmate Released Over COVID-19 Fears Arrested For Murder Hours After He Got Out of Jail

    04/14/2020 9:10:18 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    breaking911.com ^ | 4/14/2020 | Joseph Edwards Williams
    TAMPA, Florida — An inmate who was released from jail due to fears of coeronavirus spread has been re-arrested on a murder charge. Deputies say 26-year-old Joseph Edwards Williams commited second-degree murder the day after he was released. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says Williams fatally shot a man near 81st Street South and Ash Avenue just hours into his freedom. He was previously arrested for possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. More than 150 inmates have been released in Hillsborough County. “There is no question Joseph Williams took advantage of this health emergency to commit crimes while...
  • Pinellas (Florida) commission will consider opening parts of beaches for exercise

    04/14/2020 12:54:32 PM PDT · by abb · 31 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | April 13, 2020 | Mark Puente
    Pinellas County’s world-famous beaches have been nearly empty for three weeks, but that could change on Thursday. During an emergency meeting Monday for the Pinellas County Commission to extend emergency orders, a majority of the seven commissioners said they want information for a Thursday meeting so they can consider opening private pools at condominiums and parts of the county’s beaches for exercise and recreation. One such scenario could allow residents to use the shoreline for walking and jogging, but not allow crowds to congregate in beach chairs or under canopies. Another could allow private condominium pools to open, but would...
  • And Now A Pastor Has Been Arrested Over Lockdown Violations (Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, Tampa, Florida)

    03/31/2020 7:02:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/31/2020 | Jazz Shaw
    While I initially wasn’t sure how this could work in terms of actual prosecutions, arrests of people who violate shelter in place orders or bans on larger gatherings have been taking place. It started with hosts of parties in New Jersey and Maryland being hauled in by the cops over the weekend. Yesterday we received a bit of foreshadowing that houses of worship were under scrutiny when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio threatened to start shutting down churches and synagogues, perhaps permanently. And now, in Florida, we’ve seen what may be the clearest sign of these dystopian...
  • Pastor Arrested for Holding Church Service While Abortion Clinics Keep Killing Babies

    03/30/2020 7:09:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | March 30, 2020 | Liberty Counsel
    Dr. Rodney Howard-Browne, pastor of The River at Tampa Bay Church, was arrested at his home today by Hernando County Sheriff Deputies for holding a church service yesterday. The church is located in Hillsborough County, Florida. Hillsborough County has issued administrative orders addressing meetings and social distancing, which will be addressed below. Pastor Howard-Browne and his wife founded the church in 1996. He also heads Revival Ministries International. He was born in South Africa and has resided in Tampa, Florida since the mid-1990s. Liberty Counsel has agreed to represent Pastor Howard-Browne, who was taken into custody today. As the arrest...
  • ‘Make or break moment.’ Tampa Bay leaders hold climate change summit.

    01/18/2020 7:31:45 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Tampa Bay ^ | 1/08/20 | Zachary T. Sampson, Langston Taylor
    ST. PETERSBURG — As she arrived to speak at the region’s first ever resilience leadership summit, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor came upon a hotel parking lot packed with cars. Hundreds of people from local governments, universities and scientific consulting firms had shown up Tuesday. Valets at the Hilton in Carillon Park double-parked vehicles, choking the entry. The scene summarized the day: a symbol both of the growing interest in climate change in Tampa Bay and the enormous hurdles officials face as they aim to curb emissions (from cars, for instance) contributing to rising seas. **SNIP** Among the first speakers was...
  • 145 Coffins Discovered Buried Under Tampa High School

    11/21/2019 8:01:56 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 76 replies
    ktla ^ | 11/21/2019
    The Hillsborough County school district said Wednesday that geophysical technicians found “clear evidence” of burials at the Clarence Leon King High School campus. School officials believe the caskets are part of Ridgewood Cemetery, a historic paupers’ burial ground from the early 1940s that was owned by the city, according to the Florida Genealogical Society. King High School opened in 1960, according to the school’s website. Tanya Arja, a spokeswoman with the school district, said officials began investigating last month after a person told a school board member of the possible location of the cemetery. For nearly two weeks, technicians hired...
  • Tampa will ask federal appeals court to reinstate ban on conversion therapy

    11/02/2019 5:59:04 AM PDT · by 4Runner · 13 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | November 2, 2019 | Christopher O'Donnell
    TAMPA — The city of Tampa isn’t ready to give up trying to outlaw so-called conversion therapy, a controversial and discredited treatment promoted by some religious groups as a way to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. City attorneys on Friday filed a notice of appeal in federal court, a first step toward asking an appellate court to overturn a U.S. district judge’s decision on Oct. 4 to strike down a citywide ban of the practice.
  • Tampa ban on counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction, gender confusion struck down

    10/08/2019 7:53:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/07/2019 | Brandon Showalter
    A Tampa city ordinance banning counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction and gender confusion has been overturned in federal court. In a Friday ruling from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Judge William F. Jung issued an order granting summary judgment to Christian legal group Liberty Counsel in its lawsuit to invalidate an ordinance in the city of Tampa that prohibited voluntary talk therapy for minors experiencing unwanted sexual feelings and attractions and gender identity confusion. The group represented Robert Vazzo, a marriage and family therapist, and New Hearts Outreach Tampa Bay, a Christian...