May 26, 2000
Tampa Bay: May 26, 2000
South Pinellas County news
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
An ATF agent makes friends with a cat as he and others try to serve a warrant at the home of Ronald Swain.
Gun trafficking suspect taken into custody after standoff
Federal agents negotiate by telephone for about 90 minutes before the St. Petersburg man, accused of selling guns illegally, surrenders.
Reclaimed water won't be rationed
ST. PETERSBURG -- To Mayor David Fischer, it's a simple solution:
Final report sears Housing Authority
St. Petersburg Housing Authority officials had thought a sharply critical earlier federal report would be softened.
Car theft, holdup lead to chase
ST. PETERSBURG -- Two men stole a car, robbed someone in a shopping center, then led police on a car chase and caused two hit-and-run accidents Thursday before police officers with dogs chased them down, authorities said.
Police recruit blossoms into St. Petersburg's top officer
Michael J. Kovacsev's quiet, but commanding, presence caught the chief's attention in law enforcement school. Now he's officer of the year.
Tampa Bay headlines
The one that got away from the red tape
No trial date is set in hotel rampage case
Fit to breathe?
Cuban business ties lead to new federal charges
Drought threatens some July 4 fireworks
Bay area briefs
North Pinellas headlines
Best beaches list bypasses city
Business leaders on a mission to Mexico
Tip, bank photo lead to robbery suspect
Stauffer buildup precedes cleanup
Church realizes vision of chapel
Seminole Middle earns national award
Early morning peace often torn asunder by unleashed dogs
Inattentive parents make curfew necessary
Inmate hospitalized after fall at loading dock
U.S. amateurs top foreigners in 8 of 11 challenge matches
Norma Egstrom blossomed into Peggy Lee
Ode to Peggy Lee
2 parks may offer dog areas
Term limits back on Tampa ballot
Suspect in staffing agency swindle to plead to mail fraud
2 teens stabbed; one dead
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