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Sunday, Feb 01, 2015

Crime & Courts

State justices ponder definition of intercourse

TALLAHASSEE — When the Florida Supreme Court hears arguments in a Monroe County case next week, it will consider what might seem a bizarre question: What is the definition of sexual intercourse?
Published: 01/29/15
Deputies: Suspect used stolen credit card at Walmart in Oldsmar

Deputies: Suspect used stolen credit card at Walmart in Oldsmar

Pinellas County deputies are seeking the public’s help in finding a man suspected of using a stolen credit cart at a Walmart in Oldsmar.
Published: 01/29/15
Couple kill family dog, burglarize home to cover tracks, deputies say

Couple kill family dog, burglarize home to cover tracks, deputies say

A Dunedin couple killed a family dog and stole a tablet to make the death look like it happened during a burglary, deputies said.
Published: 01/29/15

Woman threatened with shovel handle in road rage incident, deputies say

A Brooksville man who deputies say threatened a woman with a shovel handle after she crashed into his vehicle faces assault charges.
Published: 01/29/15
Tip leads deputies to marijuana grow house in Carrollwood

Tip leads deputies to marijuana grow house in Carrollwood

A tip led authorities Wednesday to a Carrollwood residence being used as a marijuana grow house, where a 47-year-old man was arrested.
Published: 01/29/15
Judge upset with delays in Matos quadruple-slaying case

Judge upset with delays in Matos quadruple-slaying case

NEW PORT RICHEY — Circuit Judge William R. Webb blasted prosecutors and the state crime lab for dragging their feet in the trial preparations for quadruple murder suspect Adam Matos, the Pasco County man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend an...
Published: 01/29/15
Wife claims Hillsborough judge violated restraining order

Wife claims Hillsborough judge violated restraining order

TAMPA — The wife of Hillsborough County Judge Eric Myers says he abused his position to violate a domestic violence restraining order by trying to enter their home without notice.
Published: 01/29/15

Man with walker struck by hit-and-run driver in Sarasota, troopers say

A man using a walker to cross a street in Sarasota was hit by a driver who then left the scene, troopers said.
Published: 01/29/15

Teen heading to school bus hit by car near Kissimmee

The Florida Highway Patrol said a teenager was hit by a car Thursday morning as he was crossing a road to get onto a school bus near Kissimmee.
Published: 01/29/15

U.S. 19 at Tampa Road cleared for traffic after crash

U.S. 19 has been cleared for traffic after a crash with injuries at Tampa Road this morning in Palm Harbor.
Published: 01/29/15