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Citrus Park Mall Shooting Suspect & Vehicle Description

News Release from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office:

Photos Courtesy: HCSO, Citrus Park mall shoplifting shooter suspect wore a similar hat, not the actual hat.

The suspect is a White male, 20-25 years of age, 6’0-6’3, medium build, brown hair on the ear and thick type prescription glasses. 289 more words

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Tech toys, gifts could compromise recipients' personal security

As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear this week, many will be looking for that perfect gift for a loved one.

It’s no secret that tech toys are once again hot items this year, but some gifts could put someone’s personal security at risk if you’re not careful. 317 more words


PetSmart expands recall of fish bowls due to laceration hazard

(WRIC) — PetSmart is expanding its recall of fish bowls after several serious injury reports.

The glass fish bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling. 95 more words


Secret Sister Gift Exchange: It's illegal

With Christmas only a month away, many people are getting into the holiday spirit – including those on social media.

Many online users are posting about a Secret Sister Gift Exchange. 173 more words


Tyson recalling 52K pounds of cooked chicken wings

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WRIC) — Check your refrigerators and freezers.

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wings that may be adulterated because they have an “off odor” scent, the U.S. 233 more words


"Flood cars" imported to Washington risk public safety

OLYMPIA—Expect the impact of killer floods in Texas and king tides in South Carolina to spread beyond those regional economies as thousands of flood damaged vehicles find their way into other states, including Washington. 428 more words

Consumer Protection

Kids tumblers recalled due to risk of ingestion, aspiration

(WFLA) — Ignite has recalled about 130,000 kids “Bueno by Contigo” straw tumblers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says if a child chews on the drinking straw, small pieces can break off into the child’s mouth, posing a risk of ingestion or aspiration of the small part. 220 more words