Hillsborough County

CLERMONT, FL - AUGUST 12:  A building sits partially collapsed over a sinkhole at Summer Bay Resort near Disney World on August 12, 2013 in Clermont, Florida. The 40 to 60 foot sinkhole opened up under the resort building reportedly begining late August 11 into early August 12. There were no injuries or deaths reported. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

New Hole Opens Up At Site Of Deadly Florida Sinkhole

Another sinkhole has opened up in the same spot where one swallowed a man about two years ago, according to Florida Emergency responders.

08/19/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Districts Taking Fire

Members of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.

08/11/2015

Several areas around Tampa, Florida have been effected by flooding in recent days. (Source: WTSP)

Evacuations Ordered For Some In Tampa Area As Heavy Rain Continues

Authorities say a mandatory evacuation order is in effect for people living in a flood-prone area near New Port Richey.

08/03/2015

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Tampa Bay Area Instructor Named Florida Teacher Of The Year

The 2016 Florida Teacher of the Year was named Thursday night and the winner is Tampa Bay area language arts teacher.

07/09/2015

Source: CBS4

4-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Pond During Wedding Reception

A 4-year-old boy has died after falling into a pond and drowning at a Hillsborough County wedding reception.

06/14/2015

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Florida Schools Chief To Lead New York Education Dept.

A Florida school superintendent will lead New York’s education department.

05/26/2015

Gavel (Source: AP)

Man Guilty Of Fatally Beating Wife With Bat

A Florida man was convicted of beating his wife to death using a baseball bat.

01/31/2015

Source: CBS4

Teens Charged With Threatening 911 Dispatchers

Authorities say three Tampa Bay area teens have been charged with making threatening calls to Hillsborough County’s 911 dispatch center.

12/24/2014

October 2012: State Sen. Maria Sachs  (Source: CBS4)

Sachs Holding Off Bogdanoff; Other Incumbents Win

In a bitter rematch Tuesday in a district that includes parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, state Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, appeared headed toward beating former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in the highest-profile Senate race of the year.

11/04/2014

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Early Votes Pour In From Central Florida

More than half of Central Florida residents who voted with absentee ballots have sent them back.

10/25/2014

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