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Links from the Times for April 2: G-20, Obamas and protesters

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Protesters and world leaders gather in London. | Photo gallery

Young man won't return to prison in 2004 fatal crash
William Thornton, the young man accused of killing two people in a 2004 Citrus County car crash, received time served for three years, seven months and four days he has already spent in prison. He must now serve about 28 months of probation. He will not have to return to prison on this charge unless he violates his probation. | Backstory: 30-year sentence for a young offender

A husband's devotion
Hernando sheriff's Capt. Scott Bierwiler's devotion to his family and to his profession are a comfort to his family two months after he was killed in a head-on collision. | Backstory: The accident and the funeral

Man charged with grand theft in Internet swindle
Authorities on Wednesday arrested a St. Petersburg man in connection with an Internet business that doctors, lawyers and bankers say was used to con them out of millions. John Paul Heintz of the 5100 block of Sandpiper Lane in the upscale Dolphin Cay neighborhood was taken to the Pinellas County Jail and released on $50,000 bond. | Backstory: His victims say he's a pro as a con

House bill seeks to void St. Pete's annexation of a slice of Tierra Verde
Florida lawmakers have toughened the "all or nothing" bill in an attempt to void St. Petersburg's annexation of a sliver of Tierra Verde. | Backstory: Tierra Verde vs. St. Petersburg

Murder suspect: 'I did what I had to do, and it's done
Prosecutors released 700 pages of documents and audio Wednesday morning in the murder case of Jennifer Johnson, a Tampa woman police say was abducted and killed by her ex-boyfriend after she called 911 from the trunk of her car.

Robbers try to ram into house

Surveillance video caught one of two burglars in action as he tried to break down a door with his body. Video courtesy of St. Petersburg Police Department

Live chats
Water crisis: Times staff writer Emily Nipps hosts a discussion of Tampa's new water restrictions. Noon today. Join her.
• Rays Opening Day: Times staff writer Marc Topkin hosts a discussion of the first official game of the 2009 regular season. Noon today. Join him.
Howard Troxler: Times columnist hosts a discussion of the current Florida legislative session from Tallahassee. Noon Friday. Join him.

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 3:51pm]

    

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