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June 1, 2001
Suspect: Shots fired by accident
[Times photo: Jill Sagers]
He says the gun went off when he hit a table. But police say evidence contradicts his statement.
Top stories
Pastors' advice: Pray it will rain
Prayer sessions are called to combat the drought. One church even plans rain dances and tells worshipers: Bring umbrellas.

Jump survivor had struggled with depression
ST. PETERSBURG -- Hanns F. Jones, who survived jumping off the Sunshine Skyway bridge on Wednesday, had been visibly depressed about problems with his girlfriend just a few days earlier, a friend said.

Surgeon faces discipline for removing wrong breast
The head of the breast clinic at Moffitt Cancer Center admits confusing two patients.

Sulzer's new problem: knee replacements
Only months after a medical device company recalled defective hip implants, it began telling doctors of a problem with knee replacements produced the same way.

Tampa Bay briefs
Failed mayor candidate takes job at law firm

South Pinellas headlines
  • Fire in face of foreclosure
  • City explores two-way traffic change for King, 8th streets near downtown
  • Resident suggests fire tax to council

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Offender accused of burglary, sexual abuse
  • Plunge at stadium exposes problems
  • Hospitals' ambulance tab too high, Pinellas says
  • Sunset party may bring new dawn to Palm Harbor
  • Crow takes aim at arsenic in wood
  • Center seeks to raise $70,000 to match grant
  • Missing defendant gets 20 years
  • Benefit to help teen with brain cancer
  • Y's can be worthy community goals
  • Parents need to do their part in discipline
  • Vehicle in hit-run crash found, police say
  • Beierlein, Walker enter the SPBA Hall of Fame
  • Best bets
  • Happenings
  • A thousand words

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • 250 service hours added in stop sign case
  • Ringing in summertime
  • Conference focuses on deterring crime
  • Officials work to allay residents' water fears
  • Compromise offered on Tampa cell tower

  • News of Florida
  • State tax cuts to be tougher, Bush says
  • President to visit Tampa on Monday
  • Forecasters get a better fix on fury
  • Status of air base under review
  • Judge delays trial for 8 accused in inmate death
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