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Crime & Courts

Inmate now fifth person charged in Clearwater man’s death

Inmate now fifth person charged in Clearwater man’s death

CLEARWATER — A woman serving a state prison sentence has become the fifth person charged in the slaying of an 82-year-old man, police said.
Published: 03/27/15

Woman, infant die in Palm Bay house fire

Authorities say a woman and a baby have died in a Palm Bay home.
Published: 03/27/15

Bradenton man found shot to death inside home

A 40-year-old Bradenton man was found shot to death Friday morning, and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said it was looking for a suspect.
Published: 03/27/15

Pasco commissioners won’t fight $1.5M claims bill

NEW PORT RICHEY - Pasco commissioners have agreed not to fight a $1.5 million claims bill filed on behalf of the family of a Tampa police officer who was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a county employee....
Published: 03/27/15
Video: Violent armed robbery at Tampa store

Video: Violent armed robbery at Tampa store

Two suspects remain at large Friday, a day after a Tampa convenience store robbery that left two people shot, including a third suspect.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15
AG nominee Lynch in Tampa as Bentley is sworn in

AG nominee Lynch in Tampa as Bentley is sworn in

TAMPA - A. Lee Bentley III was formally sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida on Thursday, but much of the attention at the federal courthouse and a later reception centered on one of his guests, whose appointment as U.S. Attor...
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Plea deal tossed for lawyers’ in DUI setup case

Plea deal tossed for lawyers’ in DUI setup case

A referee for the Florida Bar has rejected a deal for the lawyers involved in an infamous shock jock trial, saying the proposed punishment is not severe enough.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Details emerge in sibling shooting that left two boys dead

Details emerge in sibling shooting that left two boys dead

HUDSON - As a hard-working single mother of four grappled with grief over the deaths of two sons Thursday, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office was struggling to understand why the woman's 12-year-old son shot to death his 6-year-old brother and shot an...
Published: 03/26/15

Woman critical after St. Pete town house fire

A woman is in critical condition after she was found inside a burning town house this evening, St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue said.
Published: 03/26/15
Tampa police horse goes through Krispy Kreme drive-thru for charity

Tampa police horse goes through Krispy Kreme drive-thru for charity

The Tampa Police Department’s patrol horse “Red” got a treat this morning — a jelly-filled doughnut, straight from the drive-thru window at the Krispy Kreme on Kennedy Boulevard.
Published: 03/26/15