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Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

Crime & Courts

Tampa woman behind three-breast hoax faces DUI charge

Tampa woman behind three-breast hoax faces DUI charge

The Tampa woman who caused an internet sensation last year by claiming she had a third breast surgically implanted was arrested this morning on a charge of DUI....
Published: 01/26/15
Bond denied for East Lake stabbing suspect who triggered manhunt

Bond denied for East Lake stabbing suspect who triggered manhunt

The suspect in a fatal stabbing Friday in the East Lake area of Palm Harbor, who triggered a two-day manhunt after he hid from authorities, will remain in jail after he was denied bond today....
Published: 01/26/15

Man steals cash bag from Brandon gas station, deputies say

Hillsborough deputies are looking for a man who they say walked out of a Brandon gas station last week with a deposit bag containing an undisclosed amount of money.
Published: 01/26/15
Manhunt ends; homicide suspect captured in East Lake

Manhunt ends; homicide suspect captured in East Lake

A two-day manhunt in the East Lake area of Palm Harbor ended Sunday night when the suspect in a fatal stabbing Friday was taken into custody....
Published: 01/25/15
Updated: 01/26/15

Dog fatally stabbed during domestic dispute in Panhandle

MILTON — Sheriff’s deputies say a dog was fatally stabbed after biting four people during a domestic dispute in the Florida Panhandle.
Published: 01/26/15

St. Pete man sets apartment on fire, police say

A St. Petersburg man faces arson charges after police say he barricaded himself inside his apartment Sunday and set it on fire.
Published: 01/25/15

Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had sta...
Published: 01/25/15

Wrong way driver in Hillsborough faces DUI charges

TAMPA — A 43-year-old Tampa woman was arrested Sunday morning after a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputy saw her driving the wrong way on West Linebaugh Avenue, the sheriff’s office said.
Published: 01/25/15
Hillsborough deputies searching for 2-year-old boy

Hillsborough deputies searching for 2-year-old boy

TAMPA — Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives want the public’s help in locating 2-year-old Leroy Tyrese Carlyle to confirm his well-being.
Published: 01/25/15

Despite benefits, vaccination rate for HPV remains low in Florida

TAMPA — When a vaccine for the human papillomavirus was made available in 2006, doctors hailed it as a medical breakthrough. The HPV vaccine helps prevent several forms of cancer, including cervical cancer, a particularly important advance in ...
Published: 01/25/15