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January 5, 2002
Tampa Bay: January 5, 2002
A blip of warmth, a blast of cold
[Times photo: Fred Victorin]
About 3,000 St. Petersburg residents lost power as bay area temperatures plunged. Today could bring a brief respite.
South Pinellas County news
Alcohol involved in fatal boat crash
Lights on the boat and the unlit jetty may have contributed to the crash.

DNA tests lead to more charges
A man charged with one armed sexual assault is now being investigated in connection with almost two dozen assaults.

Police turnover rising in St. Petersburg
Low pay and low morale are cited as reasons that the number of officers leaving has risen steadily since '98.

Remark by ex-chief widely remembered
Most of those present recall Mack Vines using the word "orangutan," but the impact and context varied from listener to listener.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Gator fans lament coach's departure
  • Aisenberg audiotapes to be released
  • Missing man now accused in shooting
  • Police turnover rising in St. Petersburg
  • Remark by ex-chief widely remembered
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • 5 elderly residents left in facility
  • Officer's vision becomes a park
  • Errant truck slams into man's bedroom
  • Carrying on a family tradition: dove bearer
  • Peace Corps volunteer's goals recalled
  • Bark park provides a new treat for dogs
  • Ministers frown on gambling boat plan
  • Llama papers, video released
  • Landmark Belleair Garage now soot, dangling boards

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Embattled former judge to run for mayor
  • Officer accidentally shoots his leg
  • Hard landing damages police copter
  • Bohemian's music lives; ace counter tallies birds

  • Sandra Thompson
  • Warmth scarce in the last resort

  • News of Florida
  • Former inmate savors freedom from death row
  • Manatee deaths, debate rise
  • Wildlife agency director to resign

  • Lucy Morgan
  • Advocate criticized lawmakers unfairly

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