Sunday, October 14, 2018

Public safety

Weekend cold front brings reprieve from Tampa Bay heat. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Weekend cold front brings reprieve from Tampa Bay heat. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Cooler temperatures this weekend could fool any Tampa Bay Area resident into dreaming of a coming fall.
Published: 10/12/18
Driver killed when semi fell on his car on Fowler Avenue identified as a local actor

Driver killed when semi fell on his car on Fowler Avenue identified as a local actor

TAMPA ó Authorities have released the name of a man killed last week when a semitrailer truck plunged off an Interstate 75 overpass, landed on his car and burst into flames.Daniel Lee Allmond, 31, of Spring Hill was driving a Nissan Sentra east on Fo...
Published: 10/11/18
Updated: 10/12/18
School bus driver in Pinellas crash resigns. He was disciplined in previous accidents, records show.

School bus driver in Pinellas crash resigns. He was disciplined in previous accidents, records show.

Four children suffered minor injuries when the school bus in which they were riding struck the back of a semi-trailer on Thursday morning.
Published: 10/11/18
Carlton: Murders showed what Seminole Heights is made of

Carlton: Murders showed what Seminole Heights is made of

You donít expect the phrase "killer on the loose" in the national news to be followed by "in Tampa." But thatís what happened, for 51 long days, when a man with a gun stalked ordinary people in the heart of a city. Those days could have changed the p...
Published: 10/12/18
Polk woman who said she stabbed husband while slicing pizza charged with murder

Polk woman who said she stabbed husband while slicing pizza charged with murder

On a Monday morning in June, Rachael Fidanian woke up, cooked a frozen pizza, ate half, then stabbed her husband to death when he got off the couch, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Published: 10/11/18
Second person dies after six-vehicle crash along Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

Second person dies after six-vehicle crash along Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

Two people were killed and several others injured after six-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon along Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, police said.
Published: 10/11/18
Polk man tries to kill housemate with truck after night of drinking and smoking pot, deputies say

Polk man tries to kill housemate with truck after night of drinking and smoking pot, deputies say

A Polk County man tried to run his housemate over and kill him Tuesday after the two spent the night driving around drinking and smoking pot.
Published: 10/11/18
Police identify body found Wednesday in New Port Richey

Police identify body found Wednesday in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY ó Police have identified a man who was found dead Wednesday in the Pithlachascotee River. The body of Randle Craige Graber, 60, of New Port Richey was found floating in the river near Grand Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, according to t...
Published: 10/11/18
Clearwater man killed in fight with neighbor at mobile home park, police say

Clearwater man killed in fight with neighbor at mobile home park, police say

A neighborly dispute in a mobile home park turned deadly Wednesday, police said.
Published: 10/11/18
American Airlines flight from Tampa forced to land due to mechanical trouble

American Airlines flight from Tampa forced to land due to mechanical trouble

An American Airlines flight bound for Charlotte, N.C. was forced to return to Tampa International Airport Thursday morning after pilots received an error message in the cockpit, according to an Americ
Published: 10/11/18