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BB gun puts King HS on lock down Thursday


Tampa, Florida -- King High School was placed on full lock down Thursday afternoon after a student reported seeing one student hand another student a handgun.

Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say the school resource officer located the students and interviewed them. One of the students admitted to possessing a BB gun, but had already taken it off campus. It could not be located and the matter was turned over to school officials.


Victims recovering after robbery and chase turns into shooting on I-75


Sun City, Florida -- They were held at gunpoint, fearing for their lives.

Now we're learning more about what happened inside of a Sun City RadioShack that led to a chase and shooting that shut down I-75 for hours.

12 units lost in apartment fire overnight in Tampa


Tampa, FL - Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews responded to a structure fire located at 12401 Orange Blossom Oak Place around 11:00p.m. Wednesday night.

Upon arrival, HCFR found heavy smoke and flames coming from the roof of the second story. Fire crews had to put the fire out from outside of the building due to the lack structural integrity.

HCFR was able to stop the fire from spreading to the adjacent buildings. A total of 12 units were lost to the fire.

Murder investigation affidavit reveals conflicting stories


St. Petersburg, Florida -- Police have released a search warrant affidavit documenting what Granville Ritchie and Eboni Wiley told police during their interrogations in the murder of 9-year-old Felecia Williams.

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FDOT closes exit, drivers making illegal U-turns


Tampa, Florida -- Drivers were confused, lost, and frustrated!

The Florida Department of Transportation closed the Dale Mabry exit on I-275 early Wednesday morning, which is forcing drivers to take an alternate exits.

One of alternate exits is the Himes Avenue exit on the left of the interstate. It's forcing drivers in the left lane on the highway, the exit lane, to exit when some believe they are only in the fast lane. That means when they do exit onto the on ramp, they are making dangerous and illegal U-turns.

Card skimmers could be back in Hillsborough County


Hillsborough County, Florida -- It's an ongoing problem at some Bay area gas stations that leaves you footing the bill, sometimes for hundreds of dollars.

Another victim has come forward claiming her debit card information was stolen by a card skimmer at a gas station.

The number one thing you need to look for when you're at a gas station is if there are any doors on the pump ajar. Your credit information may be in danger if the card machine on the pump isn't completely closed.

Gas grill explodes at teen's birthday party


Tampa, Florida -- A mother and her 13-year-old daughter are recovering from a gas grill explosion.

Their apartment's gas grill burst into flames after they lit it and then went to open it and grill some meat. It happened at 4747 Waters Ave. in Tampa at the Oaks of Woodland Park Apartments.

It was 17-year-old Alaezea Longmire's birthday party.

The cookout went up in flames before it even got started.

"She went to put the meat on it and it exploded in her face and they flew back," said Longmire.