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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

Crime & Courts

Details emerge in sibling shooting that left two boys dead

Details emerge in sibling shooting that left two boys dead

HUDSON - As a hard-working single mother of four grappled with grief over the deaths of two sons Thursday, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office was struggling to understand why the woman's 12-year-old son shot to death his 6-year-old brother and shot an...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Woman critical after St. Pete town house fire

A woman is in critical condition after she was found inside a burning town house this evening, St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Plea deal tossed for lawyers’ in DUI setup case

Plea deal tossed for lawyers’ in DUI setup case

A referee for the Florida Bar has rejected a deal for the lawyers involved in an infamous shock jock trial, saying the proposed punishment is not severe enough.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tampa police horse goes through Krispy Kreme drive-thru for charity

Tampa police horse goes through Krispy Kreme drive-thru for charity

The Tampa Police Department’s patrol horse “Red” got a treat this morning — a jelly-filled doughnut, straight from the drive-thru window at the Krispy Kreme on Kennedy Boulevard.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Suspect in fraudulent Craigslist deal made purchases in St. Pete, police said

Suspect in fraudulent Craigslist deal made purchases in St. Pete, police said

A suspect in a Craigslist theft was seen using prepaid debit cards to purchase more than $3,000 in money orders and gift cards in St. Petersburg stores, police said.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Pasco hit-and-run suspect pulls gun on witness who pulls his own gun, troopers say

A suspect in a hit-and-run crash in Pasco County early today pulled a gun on a witness who followed him but was sent running again when the man pulled his own gun, troopers said.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Four Tampa youths arrested on arson charges

Four Tampa youths were arrested Wednesday on arson charges shortly after fires were set at a house under renovation about two blocks from their homes, authorities said.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Police arrest suspect in shooting at Ybor City restaurant

Police arrest suspect in shooting at Ybor City restaurant

Police have arrested a Tampa man suspected of shooting four men outside a popular Ybor City restaurant last week.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Student accused in shooting at Bethune-Cookman

Student accused in shooting at Bethune-Cookman

Daytona Beach authorities arrested a 21-year-old student in connection with a shooting that injured three other students at Bethune-Cookman University....
Updated: 10 hours ago
Bradenton man accused of sexual abuse on 8-year-old girl

Bradenton man accused of sexual abuse on 8-year-old girl

A Bradenton man was arrested Thursday after a girl accused him of sexually abusing her four years ago when she was 8 years old, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 10 hours ago