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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Crime & Courts

Fla. death penalty faces scrutiny from Supreme Court

Fla. death penalty faces scrutiny from Supreme Court

Thirteen years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juries, not judges, should decide death sentences, Florida stands alone in how its justice system imposes capital punishment.
Published: 06/28/15

Police say St. Pete woman stabbed son

A St. Petersburg woman stabbed her son Saturday evening, police said.
Published: 06/27/15

Tampa police investigating woman’s shooting death

Tampa police said they are investigating a shooting death that took place Saturday.
Published: 06/27/15
Two suspects sought in armed robbery of Tampa bar

Two suspects sought in armed robbery of Tampa bar

Tampa police investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Friday at a bar in South Seminole Heights.
Published: 06/27/15
Arrest made in Madeira hit-and-run that killed skateboarder

Arrest made in Madeira hit-and-run that killed skateboarder

A St. Petersburg man was arrested Saturday in last month’s Madeira Beach hit-and-run that killed a 20-year-old woman who was skateboarding with friends.
Published: 06/27/15

Man dies after overnight shooting in east Tampa

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Saturday in east Tampa.
Published: 06/27/15

Tampa man shot in hand during drive-by shooting

An 18-year-old man was shot in the hand during a drive-by shooting late Friday, Tampa police said.
Published: 06/27/15
Buy-back event aims to get guns off Tampa’s streets

Buy-back event aims to get guns off Tampa’s streets

SULPHUR SPRINGS — A steady line of cars wove through River Tower Park on Saturday as hundreds of people turned over their firearms to city police.
Published: 06/26/15
Updated: 06/27/15

Suspect sought in Gibsonton gas station robbery

Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find the man who robbed a Gibsonton gas station on Wednesday.
Published: 06/26/15

Reward offered for information on Tampa home invasion robbery

A reward is being offered for information on two men who robbed a home at gunpoint early Friday.
Published: 06/26/15