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Friday, May 29, 2015

Crime & Courts

Father arrested after 3-year-old shoots 1-year-old in car

Father arrested after 3-year-old shoots 1-year-old in car

A Venice father who left a loaded handgun in his car’s glove box was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting of his 1-year-old daughter by his 3-year-old son this month, deputies said.
Published: 05/28/15

Florida’s highest court rules UCF has immunity

The Associated Press
Published: 05/28/15
Woman convicted of sex on beach sentenced to time served

Woman convicted of sex on beach sentenced to time served

A woman who was convicted of having sex on Bradenton Beach will not spend any more time in jail. On Wednesday, a Manatee County judge sentenced 20-year-old Elissa Alvarez to time served....
Published: 05/28/15
Submerged bird bones stir up park near downtown Tampa

Submerged bird bones stir up park near downtown Tampa

The discovery of a bird skeleton at the mouth of the Hillsborough River created a brief stir this morning at a small park near downtown Tampa.
Published: 05/28/15
Putin accuses U.S. of meddling into FIFA affairs

Putin accuses U.S. of meddling into FIFA affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.
Published: 05/28/15
Truck and trailer stolen from Avon Park

Truck and trailer stolen from Avon Park

AVON PARK — Highlands County authorities are seeking information about the theft of a truck and a trailer from a motel parking lot, according to a press release.
Published: 05/28/15

Fleeing driver nearly hits Tampa police officers

Two people were arrested and two may be at large after the driver of car nearly struck officers attempting to arrest a man wanted on felony warrants Wednesday night, Tampa police said.
Published: 05/28/15

Polk State Attorney says Lake Hamilton police troubled

The Polk County State Attorney says the Lake Hamilton Police Department is unable to investigate serious crimes because of incompetent officers, poor training and a lack of leadership.
Published: 05/28/15

Police: Wrong-way crash on Adamo; alcohol not a factor

Tampa police said alcohol was not a factor in a wrong-way crash early today on Adamo Drive that left two people with minor injuries.
Published: 05/28/15
Missing Pasco man, 90, safely located

Missing Pasco man, 90, safely located

Pasco County sheriff’s deputies have safely located a 90-year-old Hudson man who went missing on Wednesday afternoon.
Published: 05/27/15
Updated: 05/28/15