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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Crime & Courts

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.
Published: 07/28/14

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.
Published: 07/28/14
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.
Published: 07/28/14
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.
Published: 07/28/14
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.
Published: 07/27/14
Updated: 07/28/14
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

Pregnant woman injured in Brooksville accidental shooting

A pregnant woman is clinging to life after accidentally being shot in the head Saturday evening, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/26/14
Updated: 07/27/14

Family injured in Pasco hit-and-run; driver sought

A hit-and-run crash in Holiday injured a couple and their infant this afternoon, and authorities are searching for the driver.
Published: 07/26/14
New St. Pete police chief greets public

New St. Pete police chief greets public

ST. PETERSBURG — New Police Chief Anthony Holloway left his uniform at home in favor of a yellow dress shirt and slacks Saturday for a casual meet-and-greet at the St. Petersburg Museum of History.
Published: 07/26/14
Police: Pinellas Park fire part of suicide

Police: Pinellas Park fire part of suicide

The Pinellas Park Police Department is investigating a deadly house fire today as a suicide.
Published: 07/26/14