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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Crime & Courts

Woman’s lawsuit: I went to practice my aim at range, got shot instead

Woman’s lawsuit: I went to practice my aim at range, got shot instead

TAMPA — Last year, Silvia Fabelo and her husband went to a Tampa shooting range hoping to practice her aim.
Updated: 8 hours ago
One arrested, another at large in Manatee teen’s shooting death

One arrested, another at large in Manatee teen’s shooting death

One suspect was arrested while another remains at large after a Sarasota high school student was fatally shot early Monday outside a Manatee County movie theater, authorities said.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Bicyclist struck, killed by pickup in Countryside

A 52-year-old bicyclist was struck by a pickup truck at a north Pinellas County intersection and later died at a hospital, investigators said.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Tampa woman charged with stalking Soundgarden singer

Tampa woman charged with stalking Soundgarden singer

TAMPA — A Tampa woman was arrested Friday, accused of stalking, intimidating and harassing rock star Chris Cornell, the singer and frontman of Soundgarden, and his family.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Ruling supports politicians’ use of blind trusts

TALLAHASSEE — A Florida judge on Monday ruled in favor of a law that allows elected officials to place their assets in a blind trust instead of reporting each investment publicly.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Family seeks justice in shooting of pregnant woman

Family seeks justice in shooting of pregnant woman

A day after her sister died from a gunshot wound to the head, Kayleigh Bryan says her family is “destroyed” and wants charges brought against the man deputies say fired the fatal shot.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Prosecution rests in baby-tossing trial; defense starts Tuesday

Prosecution rests in baby-tossing trial; defense starts Tuesday

TAMPA — After presenting DNA evidence showing the dead infant’s blood on the defendant’s clothes, the prosecution in the Richard McTear Jr. murder trial rested its case Monday.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Testimony continues in the trial Richard McTear Jr., charged with killing the 4-month-old son of his girlfriend, Jasmine Bedwell, in a jealous rage by throwing him out of a car window and onto Interstate 275. Stay with TBO.com for live Twitter update...
Updated: 13 hours ago
Man on beach killed when small plane crashes

Man on beach killed when small plane crashes

A father from Georgia was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured while walking along Venice’s Caspersen Beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on only feet from the surf, Sarasota County authorities said.
Updated: 20 hours ago
ATVs, trailer stolen from Winter Haven home

ATVs, trailer stolen from Winter Haven home

A trailer with two all-terrain vehicles on it was stolen from a home, Winter Haven police said today.
Published: 07/27/14