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Jury convicts driver in St. Pete police chase death
Frank Roberto Jr. took the witness stand in his own defense this week, explaining why he sped from St. Petersburg police last year, eventually wrecking his car and killing his passenger: The passenger threatened to shoot hi...
Published on 06/13/13
Updated on 06/14/13
St. Pete man convicted of murdering and raping 78-year-old woman
Jurors this afternoon convicted a St. Petersburg man of felony murder in the death of a 78-year-old woman he raped six years ago.
Published on 05/24/13
Updated on 05/25/13
St. Pete man stands trial for rape, murder
With his DNA matched to semen left behind, along with a newspaper splotched with his fingerprints, there was little doubt Virgil DeBose sexually assaulted 78-year-old Audrey Mulligan six years ago, a prosecutor strongly sug...
Published on 05/22/13
Updated on 05/23/13
Man who suffocated wife guilty of manslaughter
A jury on Thursday found a St. Petersburg man guilty of manslaughter in the death of his ill wife last year.
Published on 05/16/13
Pinellas commissioners survive term-limits challenge
An effort to oust four Pinellas County commissioners came to an end today when a judge threw out a lawsuit seeking to enforce a 1996 term-limits referendum.
Published on 05/16/13
St. Pete man accused of killing his sick wife
A St. Petersburg man accused of smothering his ill wife last year went on trial on Tuesday.
Published on 05/14/13
St. Pete man faces death penalty in love triangle killings
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a convicted felon accused of killing his sometime girlfriend and a man she dated while he was behind bars, according to court documents made available today.
Published on 05/10/13
Tampa Bay area human trafficking and prostitution ring busted
State and local law enforcement officials announced today they have broken up a human trafficking and prostitution ring that operated throughout the Tampa Bay area.
Published on 05/10/13
Updated on 05/11/13
Jury convicts St. Pete man of killing pregnant girlfriend
First, Larry Reed told a detective his pregnant girlfriend was twirling a .32-caliber five-shot revolver in her finger before it went off and killed her.
Published on 05/02/13
Ruling on Pinellas term limits case expected this month
A judge announced Thursday he would rule this month on whether four Pinellas County commissioners are violating term limits approved by voters in 1996 by remaining in office.
Published on 05/02/13
Man pleads guilty in double murder at St. Pete convenience store
Khadafy Mullens thought he was going to beat the charges, but then changed his plea and the judge will decide his sentence.
Published on 04/29/13
Updated on 04/30/13
Jailed tax cheat’s warning: Just ‘don’t do it’
Russell Simmons says it was just too easy to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government.
Published on 04/28/13
Clearwater man accused of raping stroke victim in nursing home
A 70-year-old man was booked this morning on a charge of sexually assaulting a stroke victim who can’t communicate while both were at a Largo nursing home last year.
Published on 04/25/13
Clearwater man gets 40 years in baby’s death
Joseph Oliver intentionally dropped 9-month-old Aaliyah Siler on her face two or three times because she wouldn’t stop crying.
Published on 04/22/13
Special Olympics torch travels through Pinellas
Law enforcement officers helped carry the Special Olympics torch through Pinellas County today, bringing awareness to sports programs for developmentally disabled people.
Published on 04/09/13
Updated on 04/10/13