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 Tampa Bay: August 19, 2000 South Pinellas County news
Union ties help provide legal aid
Two candidates for sheriff raise questions about how another, PBA chief Jack Soule, handled his son's legal problems.

Boy found hanging from his bookbag
ST. PETERSBURG -- A 7-year-old boy died in an apparent freak accident Friday evening and was found hanging from a bookbag strap in his bedroom, police said.

Police: Man uses sob stories to fleece victims
ST. PETERSBURG -- John Symonette, a small-time con artist and crack addict, has been telling strangers the same sob story for years and years, police say.

Judicial candidates air their platforms
Six candidates exchange verbal jabs before a crowd of 100 at a forum presented by the St. Petersburg Bar Association.

Enough cash to wine, dine every voter
Think about this:

No mystery why group thrives
Stringing the beads that represent the rosary's mysteries is a labor of love for 22 dedicated members.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Sheriff accepts gift at government office
  • Reporter wins suit over firing
  • Woman charged with hiding road rage car
  • Health concerns mount at Equifax
  • Union ties help provide legal aid
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Offender will remain in custody

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Couple fights to move nail salon
  • Official says firing him was unfair
  • Stadium proposal unveiled
  • With a squeeze, she saves boy's life
  • Teenage foreman steers playground to completion
  • St. Petersburg architects ranked No. 1 to design Oldsmar's library
  • City hammers out new building rules
  • Expert: Sinkholes may plague Stauffer
  • Chamber is close to filling opening
  • Speed humps draw harrumphs
  • Dunedin postpones talk with parks employee
  • Faith, nursing team up in parishes

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • First-time candidate aims to make an impression
  • Sex offender will remain in custody
  • Their pain in common, they share their hope

  • News of Florida
  • Trees suffer from drought
  • Bad ankle brings new regard for disabled
  • Chelation converts seek fewer limits
  • State high court declines to delay Tuesday execution
  • State briefs

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