Tampa Bay: June 7, 2001
Hillsborough County news
||Camp for burned kids
[Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
Josh Lyons, 17, of Tampa provides a seat for Austin Meyers, 6, of Apollo Beach, as Austin plays with a firefighter's radio during Wednesday's activities at Camp Hopetake. Tampa firefighters and paramedics and the Tampa Bay Regional Burn Center at Tampa General sponsor the weeklong camp for burned children. Lyons suffered a charcoal burn when he was 3 years old.
Prosecutor takes gig in New York
When we last left Pam Bondi, the Hillsborough prosecutor had turned down her chance at stardom.
Plant fix forces cut in water supply
TAMPA -- Tampa water customers are being asked to forgo lawn watering, car washing and other non-essential uses until Friday because damage from chlorine leaks at the Hillsborough River Water Treatment Facility is worse than originally thought.
Officer cleared in shooting, punished for chase
TIA Detective Todd Finley improperly chased a car theft suspect and shot him when the suspect rammed his car, authorities said.
2 golfers stunned in lightning strike
The men were back on their feet momentarily after the bolt ignited tree and charged the ground.
School ex-manager is accused of theft
TAMPA -- The former business manager of Tampa Catholic High School was arrested Wednesday and accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the private school over the past year.
Lutz will be less spooky on Halloween
The old school building doesn't have what it takes in terms of fire codes.