Posted: 5:11 am Friday, July 7th, 2017

Tampa Police Chief retires 

By Mimi Lawson

Tampa Police Chief Eric Ward announced his retirement yesterday after 29 years on the force.  During his 2 years in the top spot, Tampa has seen a 16% drop in violent crime.

A 3rd worker injured in an explosion at TECO’s Big Bend power plant, died yesterday of his injuries.

QVC announced a buy out of local Home Shopping Network yesterday sending HSN stock prices up.

President Donald Trump meets with Russia’s Vladimir Putin today in Hamburg Germany. The City has seen violent protests over the G20 gathering.

Tropical depression #4 is not expected to develop into a hurricane and isn’t expected to affect our weather.

Rays wins 4-1 in yesterday’s game against the Boston Red Sox.