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Crime & Courts

Custom bike taken in Tampa home burglary

Custom bike taken in Tampa home burglary

A custom racing bicycle was taken during a burglary this week, Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies said.
Published: 10/21/14

Armed robbery puts schools on lockdown in Seminole Heights

Hillsborough High School and Memorial Middle School were briefly placed on a precautionary lockdown this morning as police investigated an armed robbery at the nearby Family Dollar store at 5100 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa police said.
Published: 10/21/14

Sarasota homeowner fatally shoots intruder

Sarasota County sheriff’s deputies say a resident shot and killed an intruder who broke into a home.
Published: 10/21/14
Hillsborough County judicial candidates tout experience

Hillsborough County judicial candidates tout experience

TAMPA — Because they’re not allowed to talk about much of substance, including how they’d rule on cases, candidates for judgeships generally have to try to distinguish themselves with voters by saying they have the most experienc...
Published: 10/20/14

St. Petersburg police looking for attempted armed robber Video

St. Petersburg police are looking for an armed man who attempted to rob two businesses.
Published: 10/20/14

Pasco man charged in stepfather’s slaying

A Hudson man is charged with first-degree murder, accused of stabbing his stepfather to death after an altercation at his stepfather's apartment, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 10/20/14
Missing pilot’s plane found at Marion crash site with remains

Missing pilot’s plane found at Marion crash site with remains

DUNNELLON — Authorities were working to determine Monday if skeletal remains found at a plane crash site in Marion County belong to a Zephyrhills pilot who went missing in April .
Published: 10/20/14

NHL suspends Kings’ Voynov after domestic violence charges

NEW YORK — The National Hockey League has indefinitely suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov because of domestic violence charges.
Published: 10/20/14
Matos pleads not guilty in four Hudson killings

Matos pleads not guilty in four Hudson killings

NEW PORT RICHEY — Adam Matos, the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field, pleaded not guilty Monday before Circuit Judge William R. Webb.
Published: 10/20/14

St. Petersburg man shot and killed after verbal argument

St. Petersburg police are investigating a Saturday homicide.
Published: 10/19/14