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Polk County deputies say they shot Sidney Alexis Renew to death after she accelerated at them in a stolen pickup. Polk County Sheriff's Office
After deputies ordered the woman to exit the vehicle, she accelerated toward them, according to a news release.
Nov. 12• Crime
The family claims to have run bookmaking and betting operations in Sulphur Springs, protected from the Trafficante family by their own posse.
Nov. 12• Hillsborough
Stanley Peck and Tia Pittman were excited about making new lives in Tampa. A man arrested in their slayings also faces charges of robbery in the attack.
Nov. 11• Crime
Helen Mention, 50, faces charges of DUI manslaughter and aggravated manslaughter of a child in the Oct. 25 collision.
Nov. 8• Tampa

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    The fire destroyed one business and damaged others inside a strip mall at the corner of 49th Street South and 1st Avenue South
  2. Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. Tampa Bay Times
    Son and father both had weapons during an early-morning argument.
  3. Surveillance video from the Pinellas County Jail shows Deputy Amy Gee choking the neck of a 54-year-old Marie Butler. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
    A federal lawsuit says training deficiencies led to the injury. It follows a string of incidents this year in which Pinellas sheriff’s detention deputies mistreated inmates.
  4. St. Petersburg police are looking for the driver of a white sedan who struck a bicyclist as he was crossing the Pinellas Trail at 49th Street S on Nov. 1. The bicyclist survived. St. Petersburg Police Department
    Then the driver pulled an injured Steven Weldon out of the road, got back into his car and drove off, according to police.
  5. FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, death row inmate Rodney Reed waves to his family in the Bastrop County District Court in Bastrop,  Reed is facing lethal injection for a murder he says he didn't commit. The execution was called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities and the European Union. RICARDO BRAZZIELL  |  AP
    The 51-year-old had been set for lethal injection Wednesday evening for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.
  6. Forensic Science investigators with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office collect evidence at the scene of the shooting behind the Walmart Neighborhood Market, 6900 US Hwy 19 N, in Pinellas Park, on Friday, November 15, 2019. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times
    The victim was a Walmart employee. He was on break at the time of the shooting.
  7. Jeremy Guerrero, 31, was arrested on charges of DUI manslaughter and driving with a license suspended or revoked involving death, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. He's accused of being impaired by methamphetamines when troopers said he caused a crash on Interstate 75 that killed a woman early Friday. Florida Highway Patrol
    The 31-year-old driver faces a charge of DUI manslaughter after causing the crash that killed a 57-year-old woman, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
  8. Investigators say Traci Hudson stole more than $500,000 from a man she had guardianship over.
    Traci Hudson, 51, spent the money on personal purchases ranging from utilities to jewelry to Tampa Bay Buccaneers tickets.
  9. Dennis Wayne Maxey is charged with scheme to defraud and grand theft. Pinellas County Jail
    Police said a handful of victims hired him to pay their taxes but he kept the money.
  10. Jose Emilio Mas Fernandez faces charges including practicing dentistry without a license. Pasco County Sheriff's Office
    Jose Emilio Mas Fernandez faces charges including practicing dentistry without a license.
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