June 17, 2000
[Times photo: Cherie Diez]
'I was eyeball to eyeball'
The man who met a 10-foot gator headfirst in a drain pipe and surfaced with bites to his arms jokes about the encounter.
Pet dog kills 18-day-old girl
ST. PETERSBURG -- An 18-day-old baby severely bitten on the head by one of the two pet dogs in her home died hours later Friday after emergency surgery at All Children's Hospital.
Wood says she should keep her job
The medical examiner's work on the Scientology case has her worried as she awaits a decision on reappointment.
Police: Stolen checks used for car purchases
LARGO -- They walked into car dealership after car dealership, police said, quizzing salesmen about the latest, most-expensive models with all the nifty extras.
Rains spark Hillsborough to lift ban on fireworks
The storms haven't swayed officials in Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus or Hernando counties to do the same.
Some fear charity's gifts may be a danger
Advocates for the elderly and some authorities worry the miniature license plates might enable thieves.
Bay area briefs
High court suspends accused lawyer for 90 days
Fiance demanding answers of police
The man says his house was searched, but he wasn't told his missing fiancee had been found.
South Pinellas headlines
Ronald McDonald house to celebrate 20 years of helping families
Workshop set to discuss Housing Authority criticism
Parents of boy in coma gaining renewed hope
North Pinellas headlines
Mexican state building ties with city
County brings speedy relief to neighborhoods
Suspect's death sparks investigation
Forums to address hospital deal
Convenience store clerk shot in robbery
Donation frees art center of debt
Lawyer facing charge is suspended
The pooch was bold, the problem perplexing
Judge lowers sights for job
FBI's legendary pioneer Tampa agent is dead at 89
Public housing activist cries foul
Fire hits Italian Club floor
Mayor joins outcry over trimmed oak
Tampa police look for 4 suspects in shooting
News of Florida
The good of the GOP is good for McCollum
FHP revises rules on how to handle officers' wrecks
Bikers may ride without helmets
Redirected Gallagher joins a unifed Republican front
Fires continue to be a threat in Florida
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