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Crime & Courts

Tampa family talks to lawyer about diabetic driver’s death

Tampa family talks to lawyer about diabetic driver’s death

TAMPA – The family of a diabetic man who died Wednesday after he was taken into police custody issued a statement Saturday noting “conflicting accounts” of the incident and saying it is consulting with a lawyer....
Updated: 8 hours ago
Polk deputies seek attempted murder suspect

Polk deputies seek attempted murder suspect

Polk County sheriff’s deputies are asking the public’s help to locate a man suspected of stabbing another man early today in Wahneta.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Foster mom saw signs of neglect in Hakken boys

Foster mom saw signs of neglect in Hakken boys

Joshua and Sharyn Hakken weren’t supposed to know where she lived.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Cats killed in suspected arson at Animal Coalition of Tampa

Cats killed in suspected arson at Animal Coalition of Tampa

Investigators suspect arson in a fire that killed several animals at the Animal Coalition of Tampa Bay early this morning.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Police: One dead after Tampa woman crashes into Sarasota home

Police: One dead after Tampa woman crashes into Sarasota home

A Tampa woman is facing charges of vehicular homicide after police say she crashed her car into a house in Sarasota early this morning killing a woman inside.
Updated: 18 hours ago
School fires principal accused of molestation

School fires principal accused of molestation

A principal at a Tampa independent school, arrested on a charge of molesting a 14-year-old student, was released from jail early Friday morning after posting $7,500 bail. He was immediately terminated from his job.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Tampa police car involved in crash during crash investigation

A Tampa police officer’s vehicle was struck by another vehicle as two officers were investigating a crash near Tampa International Airport on Friday, Tampa police said.
Published: 04/18/14

Vendor to process Madeira Beach parking citations

MADEIRA BEACH — The city has joined a growing list of Pinellas County municipalities that have their parking tickets processed by a private vendor rather than the county Clerk of the Circuit Court to get a bigger percentage of the fines paid....
Published: 04/18/14
Suspect held in Palm Harbor pharmacy robbery

Suspect held in Palm Harbor pharmacy robbery

A man who attacked a woman and stole her medication outside a pharmacy was arrested on Friday, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.
Published: 04/18/14
Deputies: Man killed son to play video games

Deputies: Man killed son to play video games

A 24-year-old Homosassa man was charged Thursday with suffocating his 1-year-old son because he wanted to have time to play video games, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 04/17/14
Updated: 04/18/14