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Watch: Pinellas jail deputy fired, arrested after video shows him kicking inmate
The kick came after former Deputy James Moran, 57, forced the inmate to do push-ups as punishment for tossing a cookie to a passing bird.
Updated: 5 hours ago
County commissioners decide Pinellas Trail gap needs another look
As the county tries to finish the section from East Lake to Clearwater, some residents object
Published on 04/22/19
Sports broadcaster Justin Pawlowski accused of soliciting 14-year-old, police say
Known as "The Commish," the 37-year-old spent years on local sports talk radio. His latest podcast went up the day he was arrested.
Published on 04/17/19
Updated on 04/18/19
John Jonchuck guilty of first-degree murder in 2015 death of his daughter, Phoebe
Over more than four weeks, jurors heard a tangled narrative of Jonchuck's mental history.
Published on 04/16/19
Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri named national sheriff of the year
Pinellas County's top cop, who has made national headlines over the past year, is recognized for his contributions to law enforcement.
Published on 04/16/19
Pinellas Park woman, 42, dies days after husband targeted her
Anna May Wittman was repeatedly shot by husband David Eugene Wittman outside her workplace April 10. He died hours later that day in a confrontation with a SWAT team.
Published on 04/16/19
Now it's up to the jury in the John Jonchuck case
The lawyers for each side made their closing statements Monday. Now the jurors are in control.
Published on 04/15/19
After three long weeks, testimony over in John Jonchuck murder trial
Both sides have rested their cases. Closing arguments will be Monday.
Published on 04/12/19
Man pulls boxcutter on good Samaritan, who shoots him, police say
Largo police have not identified anyone involved in the bizarre incident.
Published on 04/08/19
Pinellas deputy fired after unnecessary use of force on handcuffed woman
Amy Gee, 37, had worked for the Sheriff's office since February 2014.
Published on 04/06/19
John Jonchuck's lawyers rest their case, hoping insanity is clear
The defense team has controlled testimony for about a week. Now the prosecution will have a chance at rebuttal.
Published on 04/04/19
John Jonchuck trial resumes after doctors say he's competent
A second doctor evaluated Jonchuck on Wednesday morning and found him fit for trial. Defense lawyers continued questioning their witness.
Published on 04/03/19
John Jonchuck trial stalls Tuesday amid concerns he's hallucinating
Lawyers tell the judge that Jonchuck has been hearing things and creating false memories since the beginning of jury selection.
Published on 04/02/19
Deaths of women in Largo mobile home fire ruled a murder-suicide. They had a 'volatile' relationship, neighbor says
"I really had a bad feeling about the whole deal," said Eric Emery, who lived just a few feet from the home that became a crime scene on Feb. 8.
Published on 03/28/19
Prosecutors rest after quick case. Now the trial of John Jonchuck gets complicated.
Prosecutors believe they only needed two days of testimony to convince the jury Jonchuck is a murderer. Now the defense will argue he was insane.
Published on 03/27/19
Updated on 03/28/19