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Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Crime & Courts

Police looking for shooters in driveby on East Tampa mourners

TAMPA — Tampa police are still searching for whoever shot on Saturday into a crowd mourning a man fatally shot while riding his motorcycle three weeks ago.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lawmakers may OK $1.5M in cycle crash that killed TPD officer

Lawmakers may OK $1.5M in cycle crash that killed TPD officer

BY JAMES L. ROSICA
Updated: 3 hours ago
Man gropes 2 girls, woman in Palm Harbor, deputies say

Man gropes 2 girls, woman in Palm Harbor, deputies say

Deputies are looking for a man who groped three females on separate occasions in the same area of Palm Harbor near Carwise Middle School.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Armed Polk man who burst into neighbors’ home killed in apparent suicide

Armed Polk man who burst into neighbors’ home killed in apparent suicide

An armed man who burst into a Poinciana home early Monday morning and threatened a family of five, holding one hostage until a SWAT team rescued him, apparently shot himself to death, the Polk County sheriff said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Tampa lesbian couple still trying to get legally divorced

Tampa lesbian couple still trying to get legally divorced

TAMPA — Although Attorney General Pam Bondi is officially opposed to a Tampa same-sex couple’s bid to divorce, the lawyers who work for her tried to avoid appearing before the 2nd District Court of Appeal to argue the state’s pos...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Two Plant City men arrested on drug charges, deputies say

Two Plant City men arrested on drug charges, deputies say

Two Plant City men face charges after deputies found drugs and guns in their home, authorities said.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Bradenton police chief to resign at end of year

Bradenton police chief to resign at end of year

Bradenton Police Chief Michael Radzilowski has announced he will resign at the end of the year, ending a 45-year career in law enforcement....
Updated: 10 hours ago
Teen bitten by cottonmouth could face charges

Teen bitten by cottonmouth could face charges

TAMPA — It’s hard to know what Austin Hatfield was thinking when he went to sleep with a cottonmouth snake in his bed his last weekend.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Missing Polk girl spotted walking alone in Poinciana area

Missing Polk girl spotted walking alone in Poinciana area

A missing Polk County 12-year-old girl was spotted walking alone in the Poinciana area around 11 p.m. Saturday but still has not tried to contact her family, deputies said.
Published: 04/26/15
Tampa man to admit defrauding law firms

Tampa man to admit defrauding law firms

TAMPA — A Tampa man has agreed to admit he participated in a scheme that stole millions nationwide, partly by targeting law firms.
Published: 04/26/15