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Foster care failures uncovered in death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau

Foster care failures uncovered in death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau

The Florida Department of Children and Families orders review of Pinellas foster care after the death of Jordan Belliveau; Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says those responsible will be held accountable.
Published: 01/16/19
Land O' Lakes man shot in road-rage incident had advised friend to always stay calm

Land O' Lakes man shot in road-rage incident had advised friend to always stay calm

Scott Bartolotti, 38, was shot and killed Tuesday night over some kind of disagreement with another motorist, deputies said. No arrests were immediately made.
Published: 01/16/19
Carlton: Just when the race to replace Bob Buckhorn is getting interesting, a Greco jumps in
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Carlton: Just when the race to replace Bob Buckhorn is getting interesting, a Greco jumps in

The police chief, the politicians, that rich guy, the transportation wonk and the long shots: Just as the Tampa mayor's race heats up, a Greco takes the plunge.
Published: 01/16/19
Judge says Hillsborough double-murder to be focus of one trial

Judge says Hillsborough double-murder to be focus of one trial

A judge on Tuesday reversed an earlier decision to make the deaths of Nicole Nachtman's mother and stepfather the focus of separate trials.
Published: 01/15/19
Seventh arrest made in St. Pete human trafficking case

Seventh arrest made in St. Pete human trafficking case

Curtis Gruwell, 34, turned himself in Tuesday morning and faces charges of conspiracy to commit human trafficking and interference with custody.
Published: 01/15/19
One driver killed, another hurt when pickup collides with car near Ruskin

One driver killed, another hurt when pickup collides with car near Ruskin

The driver of a 2013 Nissan Altima was headed north on U.S. 41 when it crossed the center lane into the path of a 1999 Dodge Ram driven by a Dover man, the Highway Patrol said.
Published: 01/15/19
You're now more likely to die from an opioid overdose than a car crash

You're now more likely to die from an opioid overdose than a car crash

The odds of dying from an opioid overdose are now 1 in 96, data shows, ranking it highest among preventable deaths in the U.S.
Published: 01/15/19
SOCom and Tampa gearing up for Defense Department's Warrior Games, coming here in June

SOCom and Tampa gearing up for Defense Department's Warrior Games, coming here in June

The Warrior Games were established in 2010 to enhance the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded, ill and injured warriors and to expose them to adaptive sports.
Published: 01/15/19
Forecast: Cool air remains in control over Tampa Bay, but warmth follows

Forecast: Cool air remains in control over Tampa Bay, but warmth follows

Temperatures on Tuesday will start cool and cloudy before a sunny afternoon in the middle 60s.
Published: 01/15/19
Office cubicles a waystation for handful of Pinellas foster kids, says School Board member

Office cubicles a waystation for handful of Pinellas foster kids, says School Board member

Eckerd Connects calls for help to look after foster kids who spend hours waiting in their case manager's office cubicle.
Published: 01/15/19