TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Crime & Courts

Deputies: One person killed when train hits vehicle in Plant City

A passenger in a sport utility vehicle was killed this afternoon when a train struck the SUV in Plant City, Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies said.
Published: 04/30/16
Police searching for missing Tampa man

Police searching for missing Tampa man

Tampa police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing man, police said.
Published: 04/30/16

St. Pete police probing murder-suicide of married couple

St. Petersburg police are investigating the murder-suicide of a married couple Friday.
Published: 04/29/16
Updated: 04/30/16
Authorities locate four runaway girls from Brandon foster facility

Authorities locate four runaway girls from Brandon foster facility

BRANDON — Law enforcement agencies said Friday evening they had located four girls ages 4 to 13 who were discovered missing from a private foster facility early that morning.
Published: 04/29/16
Updated: 04/30/16

Motorcyclist killed in Pinellas Park collision, troopers say

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Friday afternoon in Pinellas Park, the Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 04/29/16
Driver involved in bus crash last week dies, Clearwater police say

Driver involved in bus crash last week dies, Clearwater police say

A driver who was involved in a crash with a Georgia school bus on the Memorial Causeway bridge last week has died, Clearwater police said Friday.
Published: 04/29/16
Pit bull won’t be euthanized after owner pays Brandon woman’s medical bills

Pit bull won’t be euthanized after owner pays Brandon woman’s medical bills

BRANDON — A pit bull that killed Honey, Georgette Walker’s beloved Yorkie, at her home on April 17, will not be euthanized, as its owner has agreed to pay medical bills Walker incurred from the attack and offered extra money to help her...
Published: 04/29/16
Man arrested in Pasco death of Maine woman says he had sex with corpse

Man arrested in Pasco death of Maine woman says he had sex with corpse

Authorities say a Florida man told other jail inmates he had sex with a Maine woman’s corpse after killing her.
Published: 04/29/16
Former Palma Ceia church business manager sentenced for embezzlement

Former Palma Ceia church business manager sentenced for embezzlement

TAMPA — Juliet Suzanne Ellis told a federal judge Friday she’s profoundly sorry that she embezzled $147,000 from Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, and she’s trying to make things right.
Published: 04/29/16

Deputies seek man who broke into drug store, stole beer

Polk County deputies are seeking a man who stole beer from a Davenport drug store on Monday.
Published: 04/29/16