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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Crime & Courts

Deputies: Escaped inmate could be in stolen truck

Deputies: Escaped inmate could be in stolen truck

An inmate who escaped from a work farm at the Manatee Correctional Complex near Palmetto today may have committed a carjacking in Hillsborough County, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Family thankful as Trevor Dooley begins prison sentence in 2010 shooting

Family thankful as Trevor Dooley begins prison sentence in 2010 shooting

Four years after her father was shot to death in a park where he’d been shooting hoops with his 8-year-old daughter, the now-12-year-old Danielle James has something to celebrate.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Local child sex prosecutions at record rate

TAMPA — A defense contractor from Riverview is spending 30 years in prison for forcing a 16-year-old girl to have sex with him and using his computer to record their encounter....
Updated: 9 hours ago
Victim: Viewing child porn isn’t harmless

Victim: Viewing child porn isn’t harmless

Ashley Reynolds wants people who think viewing child pornography is harmless to think again.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Official: Tallahassee man who killed deputy had made threats

Official: Tallahassee man who killed deputy had made threats

TALLAHASSEE — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff’s deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police off...
Published: 11/22/14

Motorcycle passenger dies after St. Pete crash

A motorcycle passenger died of injuries she received in a crash Saturday morning, St. Petersburg police said.
Published: 11/22/14

Gulfport teenager assaulted, robbed, police say

A teenager was assaulted and robbed while she was walking this afternoon, Gulfport police said.
Published: 11/22/14

Driver killed in Manatee County wrong-way crash

A driver is dead after a wrong-way crash in Manatee County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 11/22/14

Wrong-way driver on S.R. 70 killed in crash with semi

A Bradenton man driving the wrong way on State Road 70 was killed when his car hit a semitrailer Friday night in Myakka City, invesitgators said.
Published: 11/22/14

Underground grow house discovered in Lee County

Lee County deputies found an underground marijuana grow house beneath the foundation of a Lehigh Acres home with more than 100 pounds of drugs worth nearly $100,000.
Published: 11/22/14