ST. PETERSBURG — Adam Colby, the safety director at Eckerd College, had a problem.
Pinellas County will soon be part of a pilot program aimed at enhancing mental health services, Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday.
Eight months after being accused of dropping his 5-year-old daughter off the Dick Misener bridge, John Jonchuck, 25, still is not competent to stand trial, his court-appointed lawyer said Tuesday.
ST. PETERSBURG — The minute the alert came in, the checklist took shape in Jordan Kuperberg's mind.
ST. PETERSBURG — Officer William Vickers knew when rescuers brought the little girl onto the boat that she was gone.
ST. PETERSBURG — The officer trained his pistol at the man in pajamas, the one who'd been speeding before coming to a halt and flinging open his door.
ST. PETERSBURG — Police will present a certificate of appreciation today to the volunteer search and rescue team from Eckerd College that found 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck's lifeless body less than an hour after authorities said her father dropped her into Tampa Bay earlier this year.
LARGO — The Department of Children and Families has suspended a counselor who screened out an abuse hotline call about John Jonchuck Jr. just 10 days before he dropped his daughter into Tampa Bay last month.
LARGO — Two evaluations have concluded the man accused of dropping his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge into Tampa Bay is mentally incompetent, but more time is needed to study the matter.
TAMPA — Florida's child welfare agency acknowledged Monday that it failed to protect a 5-year-old girl before she was dropped to her death last month, missing opportunities to respond to concerns for her well-being.