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Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Crime & Courts

Judge: Permanently disbar lawyers in DUI setup case

Three lawyers who orchestrated the DUI arrest of an adversary should receive a professional death sentence - permanent disbarment, a judge recommended Thursday. “This malicious tampering with another person’s personal life and career wa...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Authorities locate missing Tampa teen

Authorities locate missing Tampa teen

Authorities say they have found a 16-year-old boy who left his Tampa home on Wednesday evening and did not return.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Pinellas teen arrested after he’s caught with BB gun on school bus

A Largo High School student was arrested today after displaying a BB gun on a school bus, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Port Richey man faces child pornography charges

Port Richey man faces child pornography charges

A Port Richey man is behind bars, charged with 10 counts of child pornography, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Man steals $4,100 in earrings from Macy’s at University Mall

Man steals $4,100 in earrings from Macy’s at University Mall

Authorities are looking for a man who walked into a Macy’s and walked out with eight pairs of earrings worth $4,100.
Published: 08/27/15
Motorcyclist dies in crash with school bus in Lakeland

Motorcyclist dies in crash with school bus in Lakeland

A Lakeland man was killed when his motorcycle ran a red light at a high rate of speed before slamming into a school bus Thursday morning, a Lakeland police spokesman said.
Published: 08/27/15
Tampa sex offender accused of drugging victims before rapes

Tampa sex offender accused of drugging victims before rapes

A registered sexual offender was arrested Wednesday, accused of using a date-rape drug to subdue and sexually batter two females — one a visiting Lee County 16-year-old he befriended at a Tampa event.
Published: 08/27/15
Tampa man, 79, faces prescription drug trafficking charges

Tampa man, 79, faces prescription drug trafficking charges

A 79-year-old man faces drug trafficking charges after deputies say he attempted to sell prescription drugs to undercover detectives.
Published: 08/27/15

Bartow man found shot to death in front yard, deputies say

Polk deputies are investigating a homicide after a Bartow man was found shot to death in his front yard on Wednesday.
Published: 08/27/15

Man found shot to death in vehicle in Manatee, deputies said

A 40-year-old man was shot to death in a car in Palmetto early this morning, Manatee deputies said,.
Published: 08/27/15