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June 9, 2001
Jury: Lust for crack led man to murder
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
LARGO -- Reginald Bernard Coleman looked to 87-year-old Annie Mae Stockton as a grandmother. In turn, the woman treated Coleman, who grew up in a house behind her own, like trusted kin.
Top stories
Killer's girlfriend wins on appeal
Bernice Bowen was accused of helping Hank Earl Carr, who killed her son and three officers in 1998.

A question of criminal responsibility
TAMPA -- Bernice Bowen knew the real name of her live-in boyfriend was Hank Earl Carr. She knew he was a violent man who was wanted on a drug trafficking warrant in Ohio. She also knew Carr sometimes carried a handcuff key he could use to escape from custody if arrested.

Officers' suit tossed out; judge says no bias proved
The four white police officers said they got tougher punishment than a black officer for the same offense.

Desal no longer a dirty word
Desalination, pooh-poohed as risky and too expensive just a few years ago, has become "the great wet hope."

Tampa Bay briefs
Clearwater cruiser, civilian car collide

South Pinellas headlines
  • Mother accused of fleeing with child
  • 33 Canterbury grads say 'goodbye'
  • Energy plan has moral opposition

  • Alicia Caldwell
  • Not all budget 'turkeys' unworthy

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Two face racketeering charges in mileage fraud
  • Patient files suit over lost dentures
  • Deputy's passengers prompt redress
  • Painting company censured again
  • Burnings irritate firm's neighbors
  • Youth's fundraising stirs national attention
  • Seminole city clerk resigns to go West
  • Citizens get a peek behind the badge
  • Pregnancy center to celebrate bigger day care, new shelter
  • Teen pleads no contest in shooting
  • Racing tonight at Sunshine Speedway
  • After mom's death, church helps family

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Daughters seek damages in the death of mother
  • A closer look: One Hillsborough church

  • Sandra Thompson
  • Snippets of others' lives flash through ER

  • News of Florida
  • No connection to work uncovered in DCF deaths
  • Fla. race may echo nationally
  • GOP says fundraising letter sent to state Capitol in error
  • State audit cites FHP inefficiencies

  • Lucy Morgan
  • Some undeserved lumps over a few speed bumps
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