Top Tampa news: Church to become African American museum; rare gold coin dropped in donation kettle

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By Hoodline - Published on December 10, 2019.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Tampa.

Police department parodies Art Basel 'banana art' with doughnut

People have split opinions on the original artwork inspiring this parody.

Read the full story on WTSP.

St. James Episcopal Church to become Tampa's African American history museum

The church is being restored in what was once the heart of a bustling African American business and entertainment district.

Read the full story on WTSP.

Police investigate after man shot in chest 

Officers were dispatched to the Circle K on Fowler Avenue at 15th Street, where the man was found in a car. 

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Police officer injured during burglary investigation

The burglary suspect threw a large pair of channel lock pliers through the front door with enough force to shatter the glass and strike the officer in the face.

Read the full story on WTSP.

Rare gold coin donated in Tampa Salvation Army red kettle

A rare gold coin worth as much as $2,000 made its way into a Salvation Army kettle at a Publix in Tampa - and the donation was no accident.

Read the full story on FOX 26 Houston.

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