Tampa Bay: May 23, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||Saving worker proves tricky
[Times photo: Douglas R. Clifford]
Narrow passageways and the size of the victim complicate the work of rescuers after a man falls 20 feet through a boat's roof.
Cat case reveals flaws in system
Animal control officials say they have revamped their system so a similar case won't happen again.
Firefighter won't face charge in prank
DUNEDIN -- Prosecutors have dropped a criminal charge against a Dunedin firefighter arrested in March for pulling a prank on fellow firefighters by coating their gear with shaving cream and baby powder.
Safety Harbor to fix railroad crossings
one of which is at the entrance to the Brooklyn subdivision.
Ultralight pilots organize push for safety
A fatality on Lake Seminole prompts the Seabirds to promote safe flying and boating on the congested lake.
Tiger Bay Club shifts its focus
Accused of catering too much to St. Petersburg, the political group hopes to hold more meetings and candidate forums in North Pinellas.
Schools work to soften cutbacks
Principals and teachers brainstorm to find things they can do without as a $12.8-million shortfall looms.
How much would you pay for safer roads?
What's the one concern that all residents of mid and North Pinellas share?
U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor needs its green space, not more retail
We need rain, not retail.
Woman files suit over arrest for expired tag
CLEARWATER -- A woman has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming she was wrongfully arrested by Clearwater police.
Police get tip on hit-run vehicle
LARGO -- Police investigating the Friday hit-and-run death of a bicyclist here have received an anonymous tip that the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo that struck him might be in the Orlando area.
Key West fleet gets foiled by fickle winds
The wind had been blowing strongly out of the north for days, and the forecast didn't look that bad for race day on May 17.