September 28, 2002
Tampa Bay: September 28, 2002
North Pinellas County news
||Shoe the children is new ministry's goal
[Times photo: Douglas R. Clifford]
Footprints Ministry, a grass roots group led by Rose Averill, wants to make sure all homeless children in Pinellas have shoes.
Sleuthing pays off with arrest of couple
Though police think one of them drove the car in a fatal wreck on June 3, they have found only enough evidence to charge them with evidence tampering.
Drug sting snags 43 suspects
Undercover officers spent the summer compiling offenses against area drug dealers. Thursday, all their work came to fruition.
New bus service goes hoity-toity
Amenities such as laptop connections, reclining seats and cable news are intended to entice affluent commuters to use the service that connects Pinellas to downtown Tampa.
Land-lubbing tortoise avoids sudden swim
A man tells deputies he was trying to save the exotic pet turtle. But he ends up charged with attempted grand theft.
Tarpon's new fire chief has familiar face
After a nationwide search, the city finds it already has the best man for the job: interim chief Kevin Bowman.
Trust says money will decide land's fate
Meanwhile, preservationists have an eye on the Lake Dan property, central to the dream of a tri-county wildlife corridor.
Women remain faithful to Bible study for decades
A women's Bible study group attributes its 35-year existence to dedicated members who hunger to learn more about the Lord.
Image of Mary beckons few now
What looks like the Virgin Mary on a building at 21649 U.S. 19 once attracted thousands; now just a few faithful still come.
Tampa Bay headlines
Tampa mayor's race a dead heat
TIA's baggage system 2 years ahead
OU WHO? Bulls fans believe
Villas developer hoped for $3-million
Edwards guilty of violating her probation
A place to just be
Pet photographer snaps as subjects bark and meow
Man convicted in 'Jane Doe' killing
Witnesses sought in fatal I-275 crash
Luxury bus service to Tampa in the works
South Pinellas headlines
A place to just be
Valrico couple strikes Lotto jackpot
Tampa police seek two men in home invasion
Hidden horrors of bed linens
News of Florida
They keep coming back to education
Teachers union key to McBride ad
Broward woman charged with deceiving doctors to get drugs
Ruptured stomach led to death of wandering teen, report says
Around the state
An oink or two clutter the ballot
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