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Friday, Sep 19, 2014

Crime & Courts

Sheriff: Florida man kills six grandchildren, daughter

Sheriff: Florida man kills six grandchildren, daughter Video

BELL — A once-convicted felon killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at the man’s home in a small North Florida town Thursday, a sheriff said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Sheriff: Tampa teens found dead in Jacksonville

Sheriff: Tampa teens found dead in Jacksonville

The bodies of Angelia Mangum and Tjhisha Ball were found on the side of a road in Jacksonville, the sheriff's office said. Both had a last known address of Tampa.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Family: Man on life support after encounter with Brooksville police

Family: Man on life support after encounter with Brooksville police

BROOKSVILLE — The family of a man arrested after a violent encounter with the Brooksville Police Department on Saturday said he is in the intensive care unit at a local hospital and is not expected to live.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Teen guilty of 1st-degree murder in 2012 St. Petersburg robbery, beating death

Teen guilty of 1st-degree murder in 2012 St. Petersburg robbery, beating death

CLEARWATER — On what would have been Jeremy Mayers 23rd birthday, his family got the justice they had been seeking.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Tampa OKs $450 fines for landlords with rowdy party houses

Tampa OKs $450 fines for landlords with rowdy party houses

TAMPA — The party’s over in the neighborhoods surrounding the city’s universities.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Trial opens in 2013 St. Petersburg killing

Trial opens in 2013 St. Petersburg killing

CLEARWATER — The 75-year-old man’s body was discovered in a pool of blood.
Updated: 10 hours ago
State prosecutors vow new trial in St. Petersburg killing after hung jury

State prosecutors vow new trial in St. Petersburg killing after hung jury

CLEARWATER — State prosecutors aren't ready to throw in the towel in a first-degree murder case that ended in a mistrial.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Girl accused in bullying suicide plans to sue Sheriff Judd

Girl accused in bullying suicide plans to sue Sheriff Judd

Attorneys for a 13-year-old girl accused of bullying a classmate who committed suicide have filed notice they intend to sue Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and his office.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Wallet leads police to suspect in Tampa rape, robbery

Wallet leads police to suspect in Tampa rape, robbery

Information found in a lost wallet has led Tampa police to the suspect in a recent rape and home invasion.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Cocoa man dies in four-vehicle wreck on I-4 in Plant City

A 70-year-old Cocoa Beach man died in a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in Plant City on Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 22 hours ago