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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

Crime & Courts

Man, 25, fatally shot during confrontation in Bradenton

A 25-year-old man was fatally shot during a confrontation Saturday morning in Bradenton, investigators said.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pinellas deputies: Man attempting to flee wreck triggers six-car pile-up

A driver whose car struck another vehicle Friday evening attempted to flee the scene and triggered a six-car pile-up in Safety Harbor, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Police seek man connected to Temple Terrace fatal shooting

Police seek man connected to Temple Terrace fatal shooting

Temple Terrace police are looking to question a man connected to a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night in a shopping plaza parking lot.
Updated: 4 hours ago
One dead, one injured in wrong-way Plant City crash

One dead, one injured in wrong-way Plant City crash

A Brandon man was killed early today after he drove the wrong way on State Road 60 in Plant City and struck another pickup head-on, critically injuring the driver, investigators said.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Bicyclist struck by car, killed on Gandy in St. Pete

A bicyclist who crossed into the path of a car was struck and killed by the vehicle Friday night on Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg police said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Swinger blames lawyer, hit man, victim for life sentence

Swinger blames lawyer, hit man, victim for life sentence

TAMPA — Even though he admits he helped hire a hit man to kill his then-girlfriend’s husband, Jerry Bottorff says he was stunned and overwhelmed when he was sentenced to life in prison....
Updated: 16 hours ago

Bill would clear way for recordings in sexual-abuse cases

TALLAHASSEE — Moving quickly after the Florida Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter, a state lawmaker Friday filed a bill that would allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as evid...
Updated: 19 hours ago
Pinellas Park police: Home invasion suspect stabbed by victim

Pinellas Park police: Home invasion suspect stabbed by victim

A spurned lover led to a confrontation and a serious stabbing in Pinellas Park on Friday afternoon, the Pinellas Park Police Department said.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Fourth 2014 rabies case diagnosed in Polk County

Polk County Sheriff’s Office on Friday announced its fourth rabies case this year.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Pinellas deputies seeking bank robber

Pinellas deputies seeking bank robber

Pinellas County sheriff’s detectives are asking the public to help identify the man who robbed a Palm Harbor bank at gunpoint this afternoon.
Updated: 23 hours ago