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Traffic: Lane closures on SB Bayshore Blvd. start Wednesday

Tampa, Florida -- Between March 5 - March 14, there will be intermittent single lane closures on southbound Bayshore Boulevard between Brorein Street and Cardy Street (near Publix).

The closures are necessary as department contractors rehabilitate a wastewater junction chamber.

One southbound lane of Bayshore Boulevard will remain open at all times.

The City of Tampa recommends that motorists consider using alternate routes during this closure to avoid any potential traffic congestion.

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Family of man killed in theater to receive help

TAMPA, Florida (AP) - A restaurant chain in the Tampa Bay area is holding a fundraiser to help with the college fund of a little girl whose father was shot and killed in a movie theater.

PDQ restaurants' six Tampa Bay area locations will donate a portion of all sales on Sunday, March 9, to the college fund of Alexis Oulson.

Student arrested in stabbing at middle school

Seffner, Florida -- A 15-year-old student was arrested Wednesday morning after police say he stabbed another student in the back with a knife.

Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say the incident occurred around 8:45 a.m. at Jennings Middle School.

The circumstances surrounding the stabbing are not known at this time, but deputies say the knife used was a 4-inch serrated knife.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

"Attractive convict" sues over use of mug shot

Tampa, Florida -- Nearly a year after 10 News met the face of the infamous and widely-known "hot mug shot" meme, it's been reported that she is now suing a website who played a part in her publicity.

In April of 2013, 10 News sat down with Meagan Simmons, then 27, as she explained the story behind her mug shot, and how she felt years later when it went viral. 

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Student honored for helping others

Gibsonton, Florida -- A Bay area student was honored today for helping to save the life of someone involved in an automobile crash.

East Bay High School junior Alec Leslie received the ROTC Medal for Heroism during a special ceremony. The J-ROTC cadet placed himself in danger last October while assisting Brian McNutt on I-75 near Big Bend Road.

Cadet Leslie even kept in contact with the accident victim during his recovery.

High school student arrested for making false bomb threat

Tampa, Florida -- A student was arrested Tuesday for making a false bomb threat at Plant High School.

Police say on March 3, a student wrote in pencil on the bathroom wall that they were going to blow up the school and made similar threats on Twitter.

Then on March 4, the school announced a Crime Stoppers reward up to $500 on the P.A. system for information on who wrote the threat. A student called in a tip that led detectives to the 18-year-old female student.

Deputies shoot, kill man wielding butcher knife

Brandon, Florida -- Sheriff David Gee says a man burned his clothes, stabbed a cat, and charged with a butcher knife, forcing deputies to shoot him.

Three deputies shot and killed Lew G. Tyree II at around 5:45 Tuesday morning after the bizarre and scary encounter in the Bloomingdale area.

Neighbors in the Bloomingdale Villas neighborhood off Bloomingdale Avenue tell 10 News the 41-year-old man may have had mental health issues.