February 22, 2001
Mary Jo Melone
||Bay area ripe for hip litigation
[Times photo: James Borchuck]
Up to 2,000 people with faulty artificial hips live here. Several suits are filed, and more are expected.
Judging shoppers by their skin color
The news of Michael Freeman's suit was, in a way, not news.
Aisenbergs: Now go and find our daughter
BETHESDA, Md. -- As they met with reporters outside their red brick house on a wintry Wednesday afternoon, Marlene and Steven Aisenberg wanted to talk, particularly about Hillsborough County sheriff's investigators.
Investigation sought on detectives' conduct
TAMPA -- It started on a November morning in 1997 with a frantic woman banging on a neighbor's door.
Some just keep seeking Sabrina
TAMPA -- A botched investigation, half-truths and high-priced lawyers have grabbed the headlines. Overlooked are the people who continue to look for Sabrina Aisenberg.
Major events in the Aisenberg case
Major figures in the Aisenberg case
Man charged in Polk wildfire
Authorities say a former volunteer firefighter allowed his backyard blaze to get out of control, causing the fire.
Rescuers look for diver lost in gulf outing
CLEARWATER -- Rescuers late Wednesday were continuing the search for an off-duty Lealman firefighter reported missing while scuba diving in the Gulf of Mexico.
State to repair, replace worn Skyway cameras
Choked by salt and damaged by weather, 13 lenses on the bridge will be worked on. Later, more will take their place.
Penny-fed, Pinellas' garden grew
The county kept adding land and features, never totaling the tab.
Welfare coordinator wants out
Lockheed Martin wants to end its $15-million contract with Pinellas.
Democrat, veteran wants Bilirakis' spot
NEW PORT RICHEY -- James Wright doesn't have much of a platform yet, but he said Wednesday that he is running to unseat nine-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Bilirakis in 2002.
South Pinellas headlines
Details escape council hopefuls
Shortage squeezes area blood supplies
Two community leaders say old bathhouse should be saved
Burglar takes ring, $20,000
North Pinellas headlines
Judge takes Scientology, critics to task
Some see need to replace signs
Deputy punished for gun incident
Deputies seek bandit in robbery of 7 banks
Walsingham school plan unchanged
Sheriff settles lawsuit in chase
Tarpon design guideline vote delayed
Work for Rotary faces review
North Pinellas digest
Council forum focuses on tax, neighborhood
City leaders: Please fix Fort Harrison Avenue
Driver in fatal crash sentenced to 36 years
North Pinellas briefs
Several take shot in junior tourneys
Oops department misfiled this one
Developer may seek annex of new area
Tampa Bay briefs
Britton Plaza theater to shut down Sunday
Renters return after fire with mixed emotions
Evans testifies that he didn't take bribes
News of Florida
Man charged in Polk wildfire
NTSB places blame in crash
Gulf gas pipeline wins initial federal approval
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