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Today's hot topics: Tampa cop's son accused of robbery attempt; St. Petersburg cop charged in hit-run



Our hot topics today include two crime stories related to Tampa Bay area police officers: The son of a Tampa cop is accused of an attempted robbery, and a St. Petersburg police officer is charged in a hit-run. Find those those and our other good reads in Monday's Top 5 most discussed stories on Then make sure you're registered to comment and join the conversation.

1. Vandals paint graffiti on over 20 Hillsborough homes

"This happens every night in Belmonte Heights. I guess punks are everywhere these days. What happened to the saying, Do you know where your child is?" ~ Rufus


2. Tampa cop's son was half-hearted in alleged robbery attempt, victim says

"I love it. So does that mean that his penalty for committing this crime should be less because his heart wasn't in it? What a joke. You don't have to be "into it" in order to kill somebody, be it an accident or on purpose." ~ Frizm

3. Oldsmar woman killed in accident; driver flees

"Just after 3AM? No seat belts?" ~ IDidSo

4. Why is Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin White favored to win re-election?

"Some things never change in Tampa politics." ~ Markmeggleston

5. St. Petersburg police officer charged with hitting car, leaving

"I can't understand why the officer didn't just stop. Accidents happen. " ~ Beatle

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 4:03pm]


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