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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

Crime & Courts

Deputies investigating homicide near Winn Dixie in Riverview

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found behind a Winn Dixie store in Riverview early Sunday morning.
Published: 03/01/15
Pill mill owners turn snitch to cut jail time

Pill mill owners turn snitch to cut jail time

TAMPA — Not so long ago, they ran what authorities described as the most active pill mill in the United States, and now they are getting out from under long prison sentences by helping prosecutors jail other pill pushers....
Published: 03/01/15

Manatee County detectives investigating homicide

Manatee County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after finding a dying man in lying in a Palmetto road Saturday night.
Published: 02/28/15
Information sought on driver in Jan. fatal hit-and-run

Information sought on driver in Jan. fatal hit-and-run

The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help for information on a fatal hit-and-run crash last month.
Published: 02/28/15
Deputies: Man fatally shot by bouncer during dispute at Tampa club

Deputies: Man fatally shot by bouncer during dispute at Tampa club

A 22-year-old Tampa man was fatally shot by a bouncer after an altercation inside an adult club spilled into the parking lot early Saturday, deputies said.
Published: 02/28/15
Osceola mom charged after girls found out selling toys

Osceola mom charged after girls found out selling toys

An Osceola County mother has been arrested after authorities said they found her two young daughters going door to door trying to sell their toys.
Published: 02/28/15
Police ask for help to find Haines City girl

Police ask for help to find Haines City girl

The Haines City Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a girl who hasn’t been in contact with her family since Sunday.
Published: 02/28/15
Rain bolsters message at Apryl Foster farewell service

Rain bolsters message at Apryl Foster farewell service

TAMPA — In August, Apryl Foster called her parents to tell them how excited she was about her job at Ulele, a new restaurant in Tampa Heights, just north of downtown.
Published: 02/28/15
Miami Gardens police chief fired after arrest in prostitution sting

Miami Gardens police chief fired after arrest in prostitution sting

The police chief for the city of Miami Gardens was released from jail Saturday after he was arrested in a prostitution sting.
Published: 02/28/15

32-year-old man dies after stabbing in Spring Hill

A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night during an altercation inside a Spring Hill home, deputies said.
Published: 02/28/15