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12 Largo inmates returned to prison after audit
The Florida Department of Corrections has sent 12 inmates who were living at a Goodwill-operated work release facility in Largo back to prison.
Published on 01/09/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Pinellas sheriff to stores: Stop selling K2, other synthetic drugs
Starting today, Pinellas County deputies will call on retailers to comply with laws prohibiting the sale of "K2" and other synthetic drugs.
Published on 07/02/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Nicholas Lindsey trial gets rules to avoid jury tainting
Rules to avoid tainting the jury pool were put in place by the judge presiding over the trial of Nicholas Lindsey, the teen charged in the slaying of St. Petersburg police Officer David S. Crawford.
Published on 03/09/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Pinellas woman rams car in KFC/Taco Bell drive-thru

A Pinellas Park woman angry about the time it was taking to get service in a fast-food restaurant's drive-thru lane rammed another car Saturday afternoon and sped away, police said.

Published on 02/20/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Largo store owner uses weapon to thwart robbery
The owner of a food store thwarted a robbery attempt by pointing his own firearm at the gunman, who then fled.
Published on 01/10/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Largo man charged with abusing 5-month-old son, police say
A Largo man was arrested this morning on a charge of aggravated child abuse after authorities say he injured his 5-month-old son.
Published on 11/23/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Port Richey couple accused of selling credit-card numbers
Pinellas sheriff's investigators on Wednesday night arrested a Port Richey couple on charges they sold undercover detectives the personal information and credit-card numbers of 200 people.
Published on 10/27/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Lawyer: Chandler may not want to block execution
A lawyer for condemned inmate Oba Chandler says his client may not want to come back to Pinellas County for a court hearing that could block his execution.
Published on 10/12/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Man fatally shot at Largo mobile home park

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old man at the Paradise Island Mobile Home Park.

Published on 10/07/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Armed man barricaded inside Largo home surrenders
A depressed man with a gun who had barricaded himself in a Largo house has surrendered to Pinellas Sheriff's deputies, authorities said.
Published on 09/28/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Largo motorist dies in crash on East Bay Drive

A 67-year-old Belleair man died today after he lost control of his Jaguar and struck a utility pole on East Bay Drive, according to Largo police.

Published on 09/24/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Pinellas seeks input on school superintendent selection
Residents will be given the opportunity next week to say how they believe the next Pinellas County school superintendent should be selected.
Published on 09/22/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Pinellas inmate found in ceiling charged with escape
An inmate who tried to escape was found in a ceiling compartment at the Pinellas County Jail, officials said.
Published on 09/07/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Pedestrian fatally struck by van in Largo, police say
A 54-year-old Largo woman was struck and killed by a van this morning as she was attempting to cross a dark stretch of Ulmerton Road, near Ridge Road Southwest, police said.
Published on 09/02/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Encephalitis found in Pinellas
Chickens that serve as an early-warning detection system for diseases carried by mosquitoes have tested positive for St. Louis encephalitis in Pinellas County, health officials say.
Published on 09/01/11
Updated on 03/20/13