Top Tampa news: Teen dies week after shot in eye with BB gun; local couple stuck on cruise ship

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By Hoodline - Published on February 11, 2020.

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Teen dies week after 8-year-old allegedly shot him in eye with BB gun

Ivan Johnson, 17, was taken off life support several days after he was shot at the Bank of America parking lot at 100 North Westshore Blvd. on Feb. 1. Johnson was in the passenger seat of a vehicle along with an adult driver and an 8-year-old boy.

Read the full story on Newsweek.

Tampa Bay couple in quarantine on cruise ship in Japan due to coronavirus

A Tampa Bay couple is quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan because of coronavirus. Gay Courter and her husband are stuck on the cruise ship after they said a man from Hong Kong infected with coronavirus spread the virus to 70 other people on board.

Read the full story on WTSP.

How climate change is affecting life in Tampa Bay

We're constantly bombarded with news of climate change, but what changes are we seeing in our lives every day here in the bay area?

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Rays talk with Tampa’s mayor about ditching St. Pete, splitting season

There’s certainly no love lost between the Tampa Bay Rays and the mayor of St. Petersburg, and now, it appears the team is trying to cozy up to Tampa Mayor Jane Castor.

Read the full story on WTSP.

Former NFL player accused of killing mother declared not guilty by reason of insanity

De'von Hall, who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009, was declared not guilty by reason of insanity in his mother's death.

Read the full story on Los Angeles Times.

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