Tampa Bay: January 5, 2002
North Pinellas County news
5 elderly residents left in facility
CLEARWATER -- Police were searching Friday for a pair of caretakers who abandoned a group of elderly residents at a locked-up assisted living facility.
Officer's vision becomes a park
Garden Avenue was neglected until leaders looked at three vacant lots and saw a park.
Errant truck slams into man's bedroom
This was no nightmare. Bob Karm was already awake when a pickup truck ran off the road and into his apartment.
Peace Corps volunteer's goals recalled
The Countryside High graduate who died in South Africa had wanted to continue in public health.
Bark park provides a new treat for dogs
The county joins ranks with other communities and dedicates its first dog park in Tarpon Springs.
Ministers frown on gambling boat plan
Upset about a casino boat proposal that the city is considering, a group of religious leaders has asked Tarpon Springs officials not to allow boats that offer gambling.
Llama papers, video released
The 3-month-old llama was the first to be beaten. Its mother was attacked only after coming to her offspring's cries of distress.
Landmark Belleair Garage now soot, dangling boards
The owners of what some estimate to be a 75-year-old garage don't know what they will do.