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Stephanie Willis and son, Ricky (1)

Jury Recommends Death Penalty In Double Murder

STEPHANIE WILLIS AND SON, RICKY (Photo courtesy of the Willis family). TYRONE JOHNSON … Jury Recommends Death Penalty     A jury has recommended the death penalty for a man found guilty of a double murder. Tyrone Johnson was found guilty of the double murder of a Tampa woman and her son. Johnson was accused…

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Stephanie Crone-Overholts

Body Found In McKay Bay Identified

STEPHANIE CRONE-OVERHOLTS               The Tampa Police Department has released the identity of a woman whose body parts were located in McKay Bay. The death of Ms. Stephanie Crone Overholts has been ruled a homicide. Police launched a death investigation after body parts were found in McKay Bay. Two weeks ago, fishermen fishing in the…

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Kevon Turner

Man Facing Second-Degree Murder Charge

KEVON NATHANIEL TURNER   A 26-year-old St. Petersburg man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting death. The charge came about after the victim of the shooting died. According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, on November 15th, officers responded to a person being shot near 3110 47thAvenue, South. The victim was…

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Temple Terrace Bank Robbery

Police Investigate Bank Robbery In Temple Terrace

  BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT   Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank. The incident took place shortly after 9:41 a. m., on November 18, 2021. The robbery occurred at TD Bank, 9400 N. 56th St., Temple Terrace. According to the Temple Terrace Police Department, a white male suspect in his 50s, entered…

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Tyrone Johnson

Jury Convicts Man Of Murdering Girlfriend, Child

  TYRONE JOHNSON … Convicted of the double murder STEPHANIE WILLIS AND SON, RICKY                 Last Friday, a jury convicted a Tampa man of first-degree murder and second-degree murder. Now, all 12 members of the panel must decide if he should die for his crimes. The jury decided that Tyrone Johnson is guilty…

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8500 Block of N. Alaska Street

Mom Who Shot Son Was Protecting Herself From Attacker

            The incident took place in the 8500 block of N. Alaska Street Sunday.   DARRIS WASHINGTON                A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a violent domestic dispute. The incident took place Sunday in the 8500 block of N. Alaska Avenue shortly before 6 p.m. According to the Tampa…

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2008 Silver Hyundai Elantra

Police Investigate Discovery Of Body Parts Found In McKay Bay

Police Investigate Discovery Of Body Parts Found In McKay Bay Police are currently searching for a silver 2008 Hyundai Elantra with Pennsylvania license plate HDE 6564.               The tattoo found on the leg had the names Greg, Sean, and Zach in hearts.               The Tampa Police Department has launched a death investigation after body…

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JAMES ALLEN JACKSON

Deputy Justified In Use Of Deadly Force

JAMES ALLEN JACKSON   A Hillsborough County deputy has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a shooting in September. The extensive review by the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office has concluded that the deputy was justified in his use of deadly force against 49-year-old James Allen Jackson on September 24, 2021. The review determined that…

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Regions Bank Suspect

Police Search For Two Bank Robbery Suspects

REGIONS BANK SUSPECT BANK OF TAMPA SUSPECT   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two suspects linked to bank robberies. The incidents took place four days apart. According to police, on November 4th, at 4:35 p.m., an unknown white man entered The Bank of Tampa, 1217 Oakfield Drive, in Brandon. The suspect…

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