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Clearwater parking lot shooting to kick off  'Finding Justice' BET series produced by 'The Rock'

Clearwater parking lot shooting to kick off 'Finding Justice' BET series produced by 'The Rock'

The first episode of the docu-series features the shooting of Markeis McGlockton by Michael Drejka and makes the case to repeal Florida's stand your ground law.
Updated one month ago
DNA supports St. Pete rape claim from woman who is intellectually disabled. Why no charges?

DNA supports St. Pete rape claim from woman who is intellectually disabled. Why no charges?

Detectives were ready to make an arrest, but prosecutors didn't believe they could prove the case. The issue, they said: "Whether the victim is disabled to the point where she could never consent."
Updated one month ago
Woman dies after being pulled from burning Dade City home

Woman dies after being pulled from burning Dade City home

Fire, police and state fire marshal officials are investigating the blaze, which started at about 6:30 a.m.
Updated one month ago
'Topless Handyman' among 39 arrested in latest Pinellas contractor sting

'Topless Handyman' among 39 arrested in latest Pinellas contractor sting

'Operation Punch List' brings the total of the five stings to 152 arrests, 331 charges and about $700,000 in unlicensed work, the Pinellas Sheriff's Office says
Updated one month ago
'They're clearly high.' Undercover drug operation targets U.S. 19 motel

'They're clearly high.' Undercover drug operation targets U.S. 19 motel

Deputies were called out to the Rodeway Inn more than 600 times in 2018. The motel was plagued by drugs and overdoses.
Updated one month ago
Police offer $10,000 reward to solve St. Pete double-homicide

Police offer $10,000 reward to solve St. Pete double-homicide

Two men were fatally shot during a large gathering outside a gas station. But police need help solving their murders.
Updated one month ago
New attorney joins Clearwater parking lot shooter's beleaguered defense team

New attorney joins Clearwater parking lot shooter's beleaguered defense team

St. Petersburg lawyer William Flores, who was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2014, has joined veteran defense attorneys John Trevena and Bryant Camareno on the case.
Updated one month ago
Pinellas sheriff: Jail deputy fired for driving while impaired in St. Pete crash

Pinellas sheriff: Jail deputy fired for driving while impaired in St. Pete crash

Detention Deputy Kimberly Peck has not been arrested in this case. Nonetheless, the Sheriff's Office terminated her for violating policy.
Updated one month ago
Should kids be confidential informants? New book from St. Pete's 'Caged Crusader' argues no

Should kids be confidential informants? New book from St. Pete's 'Caged Crusader' argues no

The book, by prison inmate Harold Hempstead, is titled Used and Abused by the St. Petersburg Police Department: My Life as a Juvenile Confidential Informant.
Updated: 2 months ago
Autopsy shows violent end for 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau

Autopsy shows violent end for 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau

The autopsy is the most detailed depiction yet of how the Largo toddler died in a disturbing case that rattled the community and triggered intense scrutiny of Florida's child welfare system.
Updated: 2 months ago