TAMPA, Florida -- One of the nation's leading red light camera critics has taken a shot at Hillsborough County Commissioners after they backed off a previous proposal to increase yellow light intervals above the state's minimums.
TAMPA, Florida -- Police, fire, and hazmat crews rushed to the University of South Florida campus the day before classes begin after two staff members reported seeing some kind of white haze at the College of Medicine.
When police arrived, they say they didn't see a haze, but activated fire alarms as a precaution. The entire building was evacuated.
Investigators say the white haze turned out to be from a broken elevator motor. It's now being repaired.
Progress Village, Florida -- The house fire caused severe fire damage to the kitchen and put one person in the hospital.
According to reports, the two occupants were sleeping when their smoke alarm alerted them to the fire. They immediately exited the home, called 911 and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded within 6 minutes. The fire was contained to the kitchen with smoke damage to the rest of the house.
One of the occupants was sent to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation.