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Justice Dept. report: No discriminatory intent in Tampa police bicycle citations

Justice Dept. report: No discriminatory intent in Tampa police bicycle citations

Black bicycle riders in Tampa were disproportionately ticketed by Tampa police in a well-meaning but ineffective effort to reduce overall crime, the Department of Justice concluded in a report released Tuesday.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16
Jonchuck again ruled not competent to stand trial in daughter’s death

Jonchuck again ruled not competent to stand trial in daughter’s death

Tribune staff
Published: 04/26/16

FHP: Passenger killed in I-275 rollover

A passenger was killed Monday when the vehicle he was in rolled over on Interstate 275 in Pasco County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 04/26/16
Pasco-Hernando State College softball player fatally struck by car on sidewalk

Pasco-Hernando State College softball player fatally struck by car on sidewalk

HUDSON — A Pasco-Hernando State College softball player, set to graduate in May, was killed late Monday when she was struck by a car that went onto a sidewalk along State Road 52 near this northwest Pasco County community, authorities said.
Published: 04/26/16

Suspect sought in North Tampa home burglary

Tampa police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect who broke into a North Tampa home last week.
Published: 04/26/16
Redskins ask Supreme Court to review trademark case

Redskins ask Supreme Court to review trademark case

The Washington Redskins have asked the Supreme Court to review their appeal of a federal judge’s July ruling that upheld the cancellation of their trademark. But there’s a catch: the team only wants the high court to consider its case i...
Published: 04/26/16
Man, 48, found dead at East Tampa home; detectives searching for his car

Man, 48, found dead at East Tampa home; detectives searching for his car

A 48-year-old man found dead at his East Tampa home Monday night, and detectives were looking for his car as part of a homicide investigation, police said.
Published: 04/26/16
Man who killed chef while speeding through St. Pete gets 30 years

Man who killed chef while speeding through St. Pete gets 30 years

CLEARWATER — Ana Davis worries that someday she will have to tell her young children their father is not there because he was killed by a drunk driver.
Published: 04/25/16
Updated: 04/26/16
Justice Dept. to release report on racial disparities in Tampa bicycle citations

Justice Dept. to release report on racial disparities in Tampa bicycle citations

The U.S. Justice Department will release its report today on apparent racial disparities in the Tampa Police Department’s issuance of bicycle citations.
Published: 04/25/16
Updated: 04/26/16
Manatee County man jailed on animal cruelty charges

Manatee County man jailed on animal cruelty charges

A 31-year-old Manatee County man who police say is responsible for abusing nine dogs he owned was arrested and charged with two counts of third-degree felony animal cruelty, the Bradenton Police Department said.
Published: 04/25/16