TAMPA, Fla. - The City of Tampa is receiving a $10 million TIGER grant from the federal government to complete the Riverwalk project, Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced on Tuesday. "This is a game changer for Tampa," he said.
The city spent over a year trying to obtain the grant. Buckhorn said the city has been turned down for the grant twice before.
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Polk County deputies say an 86-year-old woman admitted to shooting her son during an argument late Friday night and she claims it was self defense.