Tampa Bay: February 15, 2001
Hillsborough County news
Massacre suspect's silence stymies law
TAMPA -- Since being charged in October with the gruesome murders of his grandmother, great-aunt, great-uncle, cousin and a disabled girl in his grandmother's care, no one has been able to figure out what's going on in Dexter Levingston's head.
Mean streets, friendly superior
It seems there were few tears of sympathy among his new colleagues for Hillsborough sheriff's Cpl. Mike Sheehan's transfer this week from his comfortable courthouse job as head bailiff (and campaign money man for the sheriff) to street patrol.
Fraud case sends man behind bars
The owner of All Star Air Travel told a judge he never intended for the business to become a fraudulent activity.
New USF official will head up fundraising
TAMPA -- The University of South Florida has hired a new vice president to bring in money and get out the word on the university.
Trial hears testimony on rat named Big Ben
TAMPA -- A longtime Tampa Housing Authority resident testified in federal court Wednesday that conditions in her College Hill apartment were so bad in the mid-1990s that her unit was inhabited by a huge rat she called Big Ben.
Army Staff Sgt. David R. Carrier arrived for duty at Camp Humphreys, Pyongtaek-Gun, South Korea. He is the son of Debra Carrier, Tampa.