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  1. Jailed Va. lawmaker who won re-election is sworn in

    Politics

    RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia lawmaker newly re-elected despite serving time for a sex scandal hitched a ride from the jailhouse to the statehouse Wednesday for his swearing-in, even as legislative leaders discussed how to throw him out.  …

  2. Belleair Bluffs man detained in UAE coming home

    Humaninterest

    A Pinellas County man who was jailed in the United Arab Emirates on charges of cyberslander is due to return home tomorrow, according to U.S. Rep. David Jolly's office. …

  3. Questions raised about history of officer who drove Pinellas jail transport van

    Crime

    LARGO — The security officer who was driving a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office transport van last month when a man in custody in the back was severely beaten by another detainee had a checkered past as a Pasco deputy. …

  4. Pinellas jail inmate who hung himself dies at hospital

    Publicsafety

    CLEARWATER -- An inmate at the Pinellas County Jail died in the hospital Saturday after he hung himself in his cell, deputies said.  …

  5. Bondi criticizes judge who sentenced 'Ochocinco' to jail

    The Buzz

    Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson made national headlines this week when his courtroom antic resulted in a surprise 30-day jail sentence. Americans seemed to split into two camps: those who agreed Johnson deserved jail time for disrespecting the court and those who believed it was overkill by Broward County Judge Kathleen McHugh. …

  6. Darren Sharper pleads no contest in Los Angeles rape case

    Bucs

    LOS ANGELES — Former NFL star Darren Sharper removed all doubt Monday that he drugged and raped women, taking the first of several legal steps to own up to sex assaults in four states that will send him to federal prison for about nine years.  …

    Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, left, with his attorney Leonard Levine appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday. Sharper was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday immediately after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman in Arizona, marking the first change of plea of the day for the former safety accused of drugging and assaulting women in four states. [Associated Press] 
  7. Authorities say woman who almost hit jail van was DUI

    Briefs

    Check your B of A ATM transactions inellas counties. Clearwater Woman charged with DUI almost hits jail van …

  8. Pinellas man held in UAE jail returns home

    Humaninterest

    TAMPA — Ryan Pate, the Pinellas County man who was held in a United Arab Emirates jail on charges of cyberslander, walked off a plane Tuesday evening and embraced the first two women he saw: his fiancee and his mom.  …

    Ryan Pate kisses his fiancee, Jillian Cardoza, after landing on Tuesday at Tampa International Airport.
  9. Tampa police arrest man in Carmine's restaurant shooting

    Crime

    TAMPA — Police have arrested a man in a shooting that left four people wounded Saturday outside Carmine's restaurant in Ybor City. …

    Jihad Amos is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
  10. Adv23 For release Tuesday, Dec. 23

    Incoming

    TODAY IN HISTORY 1933: President Franklin D. Roosevelt restored the civil rights of about 1,500 people who'd been jailed for opposing World War I. 1954: The first successful human kidney transplant took place at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. …

  11. New hearing set to determine if Jonchuck is mentally competent

    Criminal

    LARGO — A Feb. 27 hearing has been set to determine whether John Jonchuck has the mental capability to understand the first-degree murder case filed against him after police said he threw his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge and into Tampa Bay. …

  12. Valrico man who fatally shot brother-in-law released from jail

    Crime

    VALRICO — A man who fatally shot the brother-in-law who broke into his home Monday night was released from jail early Wednesday on drug-related charges. …

  13. Saturday's letters: Abortion isn't politicians' business

    Letters

    Abortion delay legislation Abortion not politicians' business …

  14. Charges dropped against Belleair Bluffs man who was imprisoned in UAE

    Humaninterest

    TAMPA — Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have dropped charges against Ryan Pate, a Pinellas County man who was held in a UAE jail last month after being accused of cyberslander, according to U.S. Rep. David Jolly. …

    “What I did was wrong, and I apologize profusely, and to my ever-living shame it will follow me,” Ryan Pate said.
  15. Ernest Hooper: Yes, Vinik's plan for downtown Tampa is for real

    Humaninterest

    Bob Abberger says more than one person has queried him about Jeff Vinik's grand vision for the 40-acre plan surrounding Amalie Arena, asking, "are you for real?" …

  16. Bride who faked cancer to pay for wedding, honeymoon released from jail

    Incoming

    GOSHEN, N.Y. — A woman who faked having cancer so donors would pay for her "dream wedding" and Caribbean honeymoon was released from jail Wednesday after paying back more than $13,000 to the people she duped.  …

  17. In Tampa Bay, 4 Lou Pearlman pitchmen who sold Ponzi investments heading to jail

    Venture

    Wake up and good morning. It's been more than three years since Orlando Ponzi schemer and boy band producer Lou Pearlman was sentenced to 25 years in jail. Read Helen Huntley's St. Petersburg Times piece from 2008 about that. (Photo: Pearlman in custody, by Phelan Ebenhack.) …

  18. DCF highlights systemic changes as Jonchuck's mental competency hearing is set

    Stateroundup

    TALLAHASSEE — If not for a systemic problem and protocol being neglected in the Department of Children and Family hot line call center, Phoebe Jonchuck might still be alive. …

    In a hearing Tuesday before a House subcommittee, DCF Secretary Mike Carroll said his department has started fixing the problems that resulted in Phoebe Jonchuck's father,  John, never being thoroughly investigated despite two phone calls to a state hot line. [JAMES BORCHUCK | Times]
  19. Rand Paul says Bush is a hypocrite over marijuana use

    The Buzz

    Sen. Rand Paul says it's hypocritical for Jeb Bush to oppose legalizing marijuana given that Bush smoked a fair amount at prep school. “You would think he’d have a little more understanding then,” Paul told The Hill while en route to a political event in Texas. …

  20. Duo who planned to rob undercover officer land in jail, Pasco deputies say

    Crime

    DADE CITY — She said she would bring $2,800 cash. The two men brought $2,000 worth of drugs — and a gun to rob her. …

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