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Pirates threatening to invade city of Tampa
Tampa 'pirates' await invasion ship at Tampa Convention Center
Video from Lee County Sheriff's Office.
Man arrested after keeping baby tiger, alligator in his home: police
Eagle 8 starts manatee watch
Chapman serves as the King for Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla this year. His family has been a part of the fun for decades.
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It's a touchy subject for some. Who is the first "all-female" Krewe to participate in Gasparilla?
The Veterans Affairs Administration has received more than a quarter of a million benefit claims from veterans now covered by the Pact Act that was inspired in part by a Bay Area man's wait for help.
Comprehensive coverage of local, regional, state and national news that affects the Tampa area are provided by the 6 o'clock News Channel 8 Today News team.
Cool, cloudy Saturday; Much warmer Sunday
It’s the most wonderful time of year in Tampa Bay – it's Gasparilla Pirate Fest!