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Monday, Oct 20, 2014

Crime & Courts

Court rules Debra Lafave can end probation early

Court rules Debra Lafave can end probation early

It may not be as early as she hoped, but notorious former teacher Debra Lafave may soon end her probation for having sex with a 14-year-old student.
Published: 10/16/14
Updated: 10/17/14

Tampa man pleads guilty in South Dakota tax-fraud case

A Tampa man who recruited fellow students at the University of South Dakota and others to steal identities and fraudulently collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds has pleaded guilty two charges....
Published: 10/17/14
Police say St. Pete chiropractor’s death a suicide

Police say St. Pete chiropractor’s death a suicide

ST. PETERSBURG - William A. LaTorre, the chiropractor involved in a boating crash that killed four teenagers in 1989, shot and killed himself in his office Thursday, police said.
Published: 10/16/14

Tampa 18-year-old on bicycle struck, killed by vehicle

A 18-year-old bicyclist was killed Wednesday night when he was hit by a pickup truck as he crossed West Waters Avenue, Tampa police said.
Published: 10/16/14

Pinellas Park police ID victim in hit-and-run crash

The Pinellas Park Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a man dead Wednesday night.
Published: 10/15/14
Updated: 10/16/14
Tarpon Springs man faces charges in December crash

Tarpon Springs man faces charges in December crash

A Tarpon Springs man faces three charges in a December crash in Dunedin that seriously injured three passengers.
Published: 10/16/14
Driver sought in fatal Holiday hit-and-run

Driver sought in fatal Holiday hit-and-run

The Florida Highway Patrol investigators say they have found the vehicle they believe was involved in a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of an unidentified pedestrian just after 1 a.m.
Published: 10/15/14
Updated: 10/16/14

Pregnant Tampa woman in critical condition after being hit by tow truck

A pregnant Tampa woman is in critical condition after she was hit by a vehicle while walking in St. Petersburg, police said.
Published: 10/15/14

Tampa man dies after crash on I-275

A 62-year-old Tampa man died Wednesday morning after he had medical condition while driving on Interstate 275 and crashed, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 10/15/14

Three arrested in Zephyrhills rock throwing cases

Three Zephyrhills men have been arrested in a series of rock throwing incidents in the past few weeks, Zephyrhills police said today.
Published: 10/15/14