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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Crime & Courts

Tampa man arrested in credit union robbery

Tampa man arrested in credit union robbery

A Tampa man has been charged in last week’s robbery at a Town ’N Country credit union, and a search warrant at his home led to the arrest of four others on drug charges.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Suspect sought in rash of St. Pete car burglaries

Suspect sought in rash of St. Pete car burglaries

St. Petersburg police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect seen on home surveillance video during a car burglary.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Moms: Polk inmates hospitalized after traveling in hot van

State officials are investigating after four inmates were left with little ventilation inside a prison van with no air conditioning during a 200-mile trip from Avon Park to a prison hospital and reception facility in Lake Butler.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Testimony continues in the trial Richard McTear Jr., charged with killing the 4-month-old son of his girlfriend, Jasmine Bedwell, in a jealous rage by throwing him out of a car window and onto Interstate 275. Stay with TBO.com for live Twitter update...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Skimmers found on pumps at Shell stations in South Tampa

Skimmers found on pumps at Shell stations in South Tampa

“Tech-savvy” scammers installed skimming chips on pumps at three Shell-Circle K gas station in South Tampa, police said Tuesday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
No charges in death of Riverview boy after pit bull attack

No charges in death of Riverview boy after pit bull attack

RIVERVIEW — Logan Sheppard’s family made sure he was taken care of when they went into another room to smoke marijuana on the night of July 19, authorities said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Defense rests in McTear murder trial

Defense rests in McTear murder trial

Attorneys for Richard A. McTear Jr. rested their defense Tuesday after presenting testimony designed to raise questions about Jasmine Bedwell, the mother of the baby McTear is accused of murdering by throwing him out a car window on Interstate 275.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Judge: Need more time to consider NCAA deal

Judge: Need more time to consider NCAA deal

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago stopped short of granting preliminary approval for class-action concussions lawsuit against the NCAA. He says he needs more time to decide if it’s a good deal.
Updated: 19 hours ago
DeLand firm denies hiring Zimmerman for security

DeLand firm denies hiring Zimmerman for security

The manager of a Volusia County business where George Zimmerman was questioned by police said Tuesday that Zimmerman was never hired to provide security, despite his claims otherwise to authorities.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Stray bullet from altercation killed Sarasota teen

Stray bullet from altercation killed Sarasota teen

The Sarasota high school cheerleader who was fatally shot at a Bradenton parking lot early Monday was struck by a stray bullet while in the backseat of a car, investigators said.
Published: 07/29/14