May 15, 2002
Powerboat racers rev an idle threat to civic pride
The American Powerboat Association Offshore is going about things all wrong, if it hopes to buffalo the city of St. Petersburg into paying it more of the taxpayers' money to keep holding its national championship here.
Check of priests' files finds no misconduct
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg has nearly finished a review of its 240 active priests without finding any credible claim of sexual misconduct with minors, the church's general counsel said Tuesday.
Bush campaign stop miffs school officials
Hillsborough school officials are miffed that an elementary became a campaign stop.
Sexual offender to leave county
But a judge imposes tougher probation conditions on the man to restrict his conduct and movements.
Schools may relax rules on hair
The district also proposes the conduct code allow cell phones and other devices, if they're turned off.
Lyons' aide runs afoul of probation
In less than a month after her release from federal custody, Bernice Edwards was back to her old tricks, officials say.
Deadline passes; ex-USF teacher still jailed
His attorneys say the government has no legal right to hold Mazen Al-Najjar longer than six months.
A new love, restored
A thief stole Dorothy Dalton's beloved Mishi Moto, a 1971 Datsun. Strangers help mend her broken heart with a new love: a fixed up 1974 Datsun.
Who has rights to submerged lands?
A man who fenced off lakeside residents' view also bought an underwater stretch behind 61 Pinellas homes that lies beneath docks.
Injured zoo worker still in hospital
Amanda Bourassa, the Busch Gardens zoologist who had her arm severed by a lion last weekend, remained in Tampa General Hospital on Tuesday in good condition.
Single shot kills pregnant girlfriend
TAMPA -- The former high school sweethearts were expecting a baby in two weeks.
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