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Crime & Courts

Man charged in shooting outside Tampa nightclub

Man charged in shooting outside Tampa nightclub

A 27-year-old Tampa man has been charged with second degree murder for a shooting outside a downtown nightclub.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Suspect in teen’s 2007 slaying extradited from New York

Suspect in teen’s 2007 slaying extradited from New York

A gang member arrested in New York in the 2007 slaying of a 17-year-old Tampa boy was extradited Wednesday to Hillsborough County, officials said.
Updated: 17 hours ago

Hernando jail inmate dies of embolism

The medical examiner in Hernando County says a 27-year-old inmate died of a pulmonary embolism.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Arrest made in Seminole hit-and-run that injured motorcyclist

Arrest made in Seminole hit-and-run that injured motorcyclist

A Seminole man has been arrested in Wednesday’s hit-and-run crash that injured a motorcyclist on Seminole Boulevard.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Funeral home transporter accused of stealing dead woman’s necklace

Funeral home transporter accused of stealing dead woman’s necklace

A man who was contracted by a funeral home to pick up the bodies of dead people was accused of stealing an expensive piece of jewelry from the home of a deceased woman, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 23 hours ago
St. Pete mounted police officers to patrol Pinellas Trail

St. Pete mounted police officers to patrol Pinellas Trail

Criminal activity on the trail has been in the spotlight recently following the death of Lydia Ann Tross, who is said to have been murdered near the trail in Clearwater where her body was found Aug. 5.
Published: 08/21/14
Updated: 08/22/14

Polk man found guilty of murdering police officer

A Polk County jury on Thursday found a 21-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Lakeland police officer.
Published: 08/22/14
New Americans take in baseball after taking oath

New Americans take in baseball after taking oath

ST. PETERSBURG — About 250 Tampa Bay area residents packed into a lower section at Tropicana Field to collectively recite the Oath of Allegiance on Thursday, officially becoming American citizens.
Published: 08/21/14

Ferguson protests reach Tampa

TAMPA — About 30 to 40 people held a rally in downtown Tampa on Thursday night to raise awareness about police brutality across the country.
Published: 08/21/14

Sixth-grader brings gun to school, Tampa police say

A Monroe Middle School student was arrested this afternoon for bringing a revolver to school.
Published: 08/21/14