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April 13, 2001
Fleeing accident, teen dies in wreck
[Times photo: Jill Sagers]
In the second crash, his truck rolls over and over for 258 feet.
Howard Troxler
With such wisdom, who needs guarantees?
"I don't believe we're going to do anything to contaminate the water. If we do, I'll be the first to apologize." -- Les Miller, a state senator

Top stories
Rules will change water's taste
Pinellas is under an EPA deadline to change how its water is treated. Now, for better or worse, it will taste like Tampa's.

In tangled fraud case, detective dated victim
First there was the empty casket for a fictitious "agent." Now this . . .

Teacher: No hint of bomb project
The students built a fake bomb device, but school officials say there were never any explosives and no danger.

Tough water choices lie ahead
Water utility representatives find themselves in a difficult negotiating position in trying to kill a new well field.

Sailors found guilty of smuggling
Witnesses said two boats tried to elude the Coast Guard, and Coast Guard officials saw bales of cocaine being thrown overboard.

Living will pioneer Doris Herbert dies at 93
DUNEDIN -- Doris Herbert, whose "Yankee spunk" carried her to victory in a landmark Florida living will lawsuit, has died at 93.

Tampa Bay briefs
Judge approves Bayfront settlement

Father accuses judge of bias
Terri Schiavo's father wants the judge removed from the case.

WUSF moves into modern studio
The new $9.1-million facility gives WUSF-Ch. 16 a better chance to produce programs that can be distributed nationally.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Hearing set on making docks safer for sea cow

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Tarpon tells Web business to close
  • Clearwater can construct bridge, high court rules
  • Supporters question principal's ouster
  • Woman can keep house, judge says
  • Mallard's distress attracts rescuers
  • Step up, Ms. or Mr. Seminole
  • Captain, police part ways
  • North Pinellas briefs
  • Drought concerns drain popular Largo fountain
  • County to buy 35 acres for park
  • Flyover will let trail users exercise caution at crossing
  • WIBC tourney makes a rare stop in Florida
  • Family seafood store swimming in success
  • Local costs for beach renourishment may rise
  • Best bets
  • Happenings
  • Feats of clay

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Poets share their living art
  • No charges filed against students heard on scanner
  • Car-booters face city clampdown
  • Tampa detective defeats incumbent to lead PBA
  • Woman dies week after ATV accident
  • Jurors again recommend death penalty
  • Bulls bits
  • Spartan shorts
  • JUCO transfer closes door in Spartan wins
  • USF sets plant festival for weekend

  • News of Florida
  • Dispute divides girl's remains
  • Bills tie scholarships, tax breaks
  • Ryces join push for school safety
  • Legislature 2001
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