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Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Crime & Courts

Police: Clearwater teen steals car, assaults police dog

Police: Clearwater teen steals car, assaults police dog

A Clearwater teen faces multiple charges after police say he crashed a stolen car into a golf course fence and assaulted a police dog.
Updated: 49 mins ago

Tampa police arrested wrong man in Christmas Day slaying

TAMPA — Police dropped murder charges filed against a man accused in a Christmas Day shooting after new evidence proved he didn’t do it.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Ex-rap mogul Suge Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Ex-rap mogul Suge Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Marion “Suge” Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop’s leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of hitting and killing a ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
King High fight ends with two girls stabbed, two arrested

King High fight ends with two girls stabbed, two arrested

A fight this morning involving four 17-year-old girls at King High School ended with two receiving treatment for stab wounds and two others arrested.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Two in custody after shooting, stolen car lead to Tampa standoff

Two men are in custody this morning after police say they stole a car following a shooting in Plant City, resulting in a chase and standoff with one of the suspects.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Tampa police release sketch of man who stabbed two women

Tampa police release sketch of man who stabbed two women

The Tampa Police Department has released a sketch and description of a man who has stabbed two women and seriously injured them in the West Tampa neighborhood.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Another evaluation for dad accused of dropping girl into bay

Another evaluation for dad accused of dropping girl into bay

CLEARWATER — A Tampa man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge along the causeway leading to the Sunshine Skyway will have more mental health screenings.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Thief steals 53 rackets from St. Pete elementary school

Thief steals 53 rackets from St. Pete elementary school

A thief broke into two sheds at a St. Petersburg elementary school this week and stole 53 racquetball rackets and balls, police said.
Updated: 15 hours ago
SUV knocks down power lines in St. Pete, troopers say

SUV knocks down power lines in St. Pete, troopers say

A driver of a sport utility vehicle crashed into another vehicle in St. Petersburg and then struck a power pole, knocking down several power lines, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Judge sets Aug. 24 trial date for Pasco theater shooting suspect

Judge sets Aug. 24 trial date for Pasco theater shooting suspect

DADE CITY — A trial for Curtis Reeves, the retired Tampa police captain who shot to death Chad Oulson during movie previews last January, has been set to begin Aug. 24.
Updated: 20 hours ago