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Saturday, Apr 25, 2015

Crime & Courts

Suspects sought in attempted Clearwater Craigslist robbery

Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies are seeking two men they say tried to rob a man at gunpoint today after he responded to a Craigslist ad for a motorcycle.
Updated: 6 hours ago
USF will seek new site for ‘body farm’ after neighbors complain

USF will seek new site for ‘body farm’ after neighbors complain

A day after a packed meeting of Lithia residents expressed concern about the University of South Florida’s plan to put a “body farm” there, the university buried its plans for the location. ...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Former Spring Hill woman accused of threatening American base in Japan

TAMPA — Three schools, a day care facility and other busy buildings on an American Air Force base in Japan were evacuated last month following an Internet bomb threat authorities say was sent by a former Spring Hill woman....
Updated: 8 hours ago
Brandon man charged with exposing himself to girl

Brandon man charged with exposing himself to girl

Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a Brandon man suspected of exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl as she was walking home from school on Tuesday.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Police seek suspect in St. Petersburg copper thefts

St. Petersburg police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect in a string of copper thefts in St. Petersburg.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Man hospitalized after shooting in Palmetto

An apparent argument led to the shooting of a man at a Palmetto home Friday morning, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 15 hours ago

‘Freaknik’ promoters cancel Panama City Beach event

The promoters of an event billed as “Freaknik” are calling off their annual gathering at Panama City Beach because of public reaction to a sexual assault and to a house party during spring break.
Updated: 15 hours ago

St. Pete woman, 25, arrested in CVS armed robbery

A 25-year-old St. Petersburg woman was arrested Thursday night in last week’s armed robbery attempt at a CVS store, authorities said.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

A Clearwater man faces DUI charges this morning after deputies say he drove the wrong way in Town ’N Country and struck another car head-on.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

LITHIA — Lithia residents raised grave concerns Thursday during the first public meeting about plans to put a “body farm” in Lithia.
Updated: 16 hours ago