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Past articles by Clifton:

Beware of counterfeit or 'cloned' iPhones popping up in Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. -- Counterfeit or "cloned" iPhones are popping up in Tampa Bay. The phones, typically made in China, look like legitimate iPhones, but the hardware is actually from an Android. → Read More

3-year-old girl who died in Tampa crash was not properly restrained

New court documents show a 3-year-old girl killed in a crash last month was not properly restrained. → Read More

3-year-old girl who died in Tampa crash was not properly restrained

New court documents show a 3-year-old girl killed in a crash last month was not properly restrained. → Read More

Woman uses smart phone trick to call police during sexual attack

Hillsborough County deputies say a woman being sexually attacked used a little known trick on her iPhone to discretely dial 9-1-1. → Read More

Woman uses smart phone trick to call police during sexual attack

Hillsborough County deputies say a woman being sexually attacked used a little known trick on her iPhone to discretely dial 9-1-1. → Read More

Upcoming Florida Gun Show raises questions about "gun show loophole"

The Florida Gun Show kicks off this weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds. With discussions about gun control, the show is obviously drawing some controversy, Especially when it comes to the so... → Read More

Former martial arts instructor sentenced to life for raping child

A Hillsborough County martial arts instructor was sentenced to life in prison for raping and sexually abusing a child client starting when she was 11-years-old. → Read More

2 men arrested for lewd acts at Hillsborough County park

Undercover detectives arrested 2 men at Sydney Dover Trails in Dover for lewd acts on Monday. → Read More

Thieves targeting truck tailgates and other car parts due to rising costs

It only took a thief a matter of minutes to steal. Captured on video, he methodically disconnects the back-up camera, unhooks two cables and shortly after he walks away with the tailgate of a 2016 F-250 Super Duty Platinum Series tailgate. → Read More

Social media fuels fear, misinformation at local schools after Parkland school shooting

Hillsborough County Schools are busy calming the fears of parents and students fueled by false social media posts. The superintendent sent a recorded voice message, district wide, explaining that there are no credible threats. → Read More

Teacher arrested for flying from Dubai to Florida to have sex with 7-year-old

U.S. Marshals arrested a man they say paid $5,000 to come from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Florida to have sex with a 7-year-old. → Read More

Teacher arrested for flying from Dubai to Florida to have sex with 7-year-old

U.S. Marshals arrested a man they say paid $5,000 to come from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Florida to have sex with a 7-year-old. → Read More

Teacher arrested for flying from Dubai to Florida to have sex with 7-year-old

U.S. Marshals arrested a man they say paid $5,000 to come from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Florida to have sex with a 7-year-old. → Read More

Criminals use public parking lots to sell guns, drugs

While you may think criminals sell drugs and guns out of their home or in hidden in the woods, Hillsborough County Deputies say many of the criminals are conducting their operations in busy, public places. → Read More

Social media account dedicated to fights at local high school

An Instagram account called Whartonfghts2018 has more than 1,500 posts, and 24 posts since December. All of the posts are videos and images related to fights at Wharton High School. The latest incident happened Friday at the bus ramp. → Read More

More than a dozen guns stolen from storage facility in Riverview

Hillsborough County deputies are searching for several guns stolen from Extra Space Storage along US Highway 301 South. → Read More

Man finally sentenced for deadly wrong-way crash in 2012

A Hillsborough County man has finally been sentenced for a deadly wrong-way crash in 2012 after hiding in Spain for three years. → Read More

Tampa man arrested with 80lbs of pot candy in home

Tampa Police arrested a man they say was making and packaging candy laced with marijuana. Specifically, police say, 24-year-old Zachary Walters was making pot gummies. → Read More

Man disarms robber, holds him until authorities arrive

TAMPA — A customer at a mechanic shop took down an armed robber who was holding several employees at gunpoint. In the scuffle, the robber, 24-year-old Brandon Miller, fired at least two rounds, but did not hit anyone. → Read More

More people come forward with fraud accusations against Hillsborough County car dealer

The Florida Highway Patrol says two more people have come forward with fraud accusations against Hillsborough County car dealer, 36-year-old Eddy Rossi. → Read More