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April 23, 2002
No time for dancing
[Times file photo]
The death of his father has McArthur Church, Rays grounds crewman, quiet with grief. But he promises fans he'll put on his boogie shoes again soon.
Top stories
High-rise residents object to predator
The company managing the Graham-Rogall public housing complex says it will act to evict him.

Diocese clarifies reporting policy
Officials will report child sex abuse allegations. If adults complain, it's up to them to approach police.

Son gets his wish: Family returns home
Members of the Womble family of Brandon were injured in Pakistan by a grenade explosion.

Cessna 'real close' to airliner
Transcripts reveal new details about 15-year-old Charles Bishop's flight into a Tampa skyscraper.

Fire chief's vacation time questioned
Records also show that a Tennessee vacation wasn't the first time Pete Botto used a city van for recreation.

Uhurus protest support of Israel
The group speaks out for Palestinians and wants U.S. military aid to Israel to cease.

Vietnamese join day of rallies
A group demonstrates against the Vietnamese government for ceding land to China and against U.S. senators.

AARP: Ignore those drug ads on television
The group suggests using generic drugs when possible and comparing drugstore prices to keep a lid on costs.

Scandal shapes fate of 2 parishes
With an Episcopal priest's resignation, one parish heals while another forms.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Officer charged with vandalizing car
  • Clerk seriously hurt in shooting at store

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • 4-year-old seriously injured in accident
  • Public gets a say in Safety Harbor project
  • Marker a sign of compassion
  • Food pantry struggles after expensive move
  • Franchise that offers in-home aid expands
  • Street numbers, good directions can save shoppers
  • 2 sought in gas station holdup
  • Boy, 7, leaves hospital after accident
  • Ex-area standout builds on career

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Familiar names back mayoral candidate
  • Nightclub, parking lot owners sued by parents of slain teen
  • Runway work sending tankers from MacDill
  • After long fight, girl dies of rare disease

  • News of Florida
  • Parties tussle over districts
  • Ex-clerk of House dies at age 92
  • Reno gathers support from outside Florida
  • Issues unsettled, but special session still likely next week
  • New laws ease life for crime victims
  • Bush supports phone rate bill in part, he says
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