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January 7, 2002
Teen's suicide note tells of sympathy for bin Laden
[Times photo: Ken Helle]
The note seems to hint at an explanation, yet classmates say he was angered by the attacks.

Crash sparks concerns about MacDill defenses
The small, stolen plane violated MacDill airspace before it crashed into a Tampa skyscraper. So where was the base's protection?

Flight school's policies questioned
CLEARWATER -- The flight instructor gave the 15-year-old the keys to the airplane so he could do a routine safety check. Alone.

Howard Troxler
Small town's buyout bid heats up utility's fuses
When we last visited Belleair, playing the role of David, the town was girding its loins to fight Florida Power Corp., cast in the role of Goliath.

Top stories
Detour lets motorists remain on Veterans
The southbound expressway becomes a thoroughfare once again, thanks to two temporary lanes.

Two women killed in crash on I-75
TAMPA -- Amber Chambers was taking her younger sister to their mother's home in Ruskin on Sunday night when she slowed on southbound Interstate 75, starting a deadly chain reaction, officials said.

His final dive is divine
A college student joins the ranks of those victorious in the Epiphany cross dive. Forty divers participated this year.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Teen's suicide note tells of sympathy for bin Laden
  • His final dive is divine
  • Flight school's policies questioned

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Hotel's pink stripe sets tongues wagging
  • Leader's message resonates
  • Keep alternative school out of residential area
  • Glad to see friend come up with cross

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Prostitution defies community vigils, police action

  • News of Florida
  • Gator hunter accused of poaching
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