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Court documents: FSU student accused of murdering parents had difficult relationship with mother

Court documents: FSU student accused of murdering parents had difficult relationship with mother

TAMPA — The young woman on the other side of the glass smiled. Her anxiety was gone, she told her brother. She was eating well and sleeping soundly.
Published: 05/26/16
Lawsuit alleges wife of slain Tarpon Springs doctor conspired to kill him

Lawsuit alleges wife of slain Tarpon Springs doctor conspired to kill him

The children of a 74-year-old doctor stabbed and shot dead two years ago inside his Tarpon Springs home are suing their stepmother, Rebecca Schwartz, claiming she conspired to kill him.
Published: 05/26/16
After 22 years, Tampa assistant police chief retires to a more important role: mom

After 22 years, Tampa assistant police chief retires to a more important role: mom

TAMPA — Ask Mary O’Connor to choose a moment that defined her law enforcement career, and she will give you the exact date: July 6, 2001.
Published: 05/16/16
Tampa police officer killed in motorcycle crash died doing what he loved, longtime colleague says

Tampa police officer killed in motorcycle crash died doing what he loved, longtime colleague says

TAMPA — Howard Gimbel was happiest on a motorcycle.
Updated one month ago
Gathering honors Tampa police officers killed in line of duty

Gathering honors Tampa police officers killed in line of duty

More than 100 spectators gathered in the shade of the oaks along Franklin Street on Tuesday morning to mark Tampa Police Department’s remembrance of fallen officers.
Updated one month ago

Palmetto woman, 63, killed in double-murder-suicide in Iowa

A 63-year-old Manatee County woman was killed in a double-murder-suicide at her daughter’s home in Iowa, authorities said. Her daughter and estranged husband are also dead, authorities said.
Updated one month ago
Pasco man charged in killing of Maine woman was freed from jail days earlier

Pasco man charged in killing of Maine woman was freed from jail days earlier

A 25-year-old New Port Richey man accused of killing a woman and having sex with her corpse had been released from the Pasco County jail three weeks before the slaying.
Updated one month ago
Affidavit: St. Pete elementary school worker, 74, forced girl to kiss him

Affidavit: St. Pete elementary school worker, 74, forced girl to kiss him

A 74-year-old plant operator at Campbell Park Elementary was arrested last week on charges that he “forcibly” hugged and kissed a special needs student on campus, according to a Pinellas County arrest affidavit.
Updated one month ago

Search continues for suspect in fatal I-75 hit-and-run

The Florida Highway Patrol continues to search for the driver of a pickup truck or SUV that may be involved in a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian just north of Sun City Center early Monday morning.
Updated one month ago

Florida honors fallen officers, welcomes fall in their numbers

There were fewer officers to mourn than in past years on Monday, a day in set aside each year to honor the Florida police officers, sheriff’s deputies, state troopers and other law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.
Updated one month ago