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Crime & Courts

Pinellas tae kwon do instructor faces additional sexual battery charge

Pinellas tae kwon do instructor faces additional sexual battery charge

A tae kwon do instructor from St. Petersburg, currently jailed on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, faces an additional charge of capital sexual battery.
Published: 02/09/16
Tampa police seek man for questioning in fatal strip club shooting

Tampa police seek man for questioning in fatal strip club shooting

Tampa police released photos today of a man they wish to question in connection with a fatal shooting Saturday morning at a Tampa strip club, a day after a second victim died as a result of his injuries....
Published: 02/09/16
Missing Chihuly glass artwork returned to St. Pete museum

Missing Chihuly glass artwork returned to St. Pete museum

A piece of glass art, reported missing and possible stolen from the Chihuly Gallery, was returned in a box left this morning at the Morean Arts Center, officials said.
Published: 02/09/16

Lakeland shoplifting suspect dies after chase with employees

A suspected shoplifter at a Lakeland Wal-Mart died Sunday night after he was detained by employees who chased him outside the store.
Published: 02/09/16
Second escapee from Tampa juvenile facility arrested at St. Pete home

Second escapee from Tampa juvenile facility arrested at St. Pete home

The second youth who recently escaped from a juvenile residential facility in Tampa was arrested without incident Tuesday morning, St. Petersburg police said.
Published: 02/09/16

Woman dies after being pulled from burning home near Dunnellon

A woman has died after being pulled from a house fire in Marion County on Monday afternoon.
Published: 02/09/16

Detectives: Apparent murder-suicide involves son, mom with Alzheimer’s

Jerry Lee Mone was having “extreme difficulty” caring for his 89-year-old mother, Kay Renner, who had advanced stages of Alzheimer’s, according to notes found near their bodies by sheriff’s detectives.
Published: 02/09/16
18-year-old escapee from Hillsborough juvenile facility arrested in St. Pete

18-year-old escapee from Hillsborough juvenile facility arrested in St. Pete

Anthony Bays, one of two recent escapees from juvenile residential facility in Tampa, has been arrested in St. Petersburg.
Published: 02/08/16
Updated: 02/09/16
Clearwater police charge man in assault of 6-year-old at mall

Clearwater police charge man in assault of 6-year-old at mall

Clearwater police have charged an 18-year-old Lake County man with battery in connection with a Friday night incident involving a 6-year-old girl in a restroom at Westfield Countryside Mall.
Published: 02/08/16
Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum

Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum

St. Petersburg police are investigating the theft of a glass piece of art, valued between $20,000 and $25,000, from the Chihuly Collection museum.
Published: 02/08/16