August 25, 2000
||Mrs. Lyons' ordeal ends quietly
[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
Deborah Lyons, wife of the fallen minister, is released early from her probation for setting fire to a Tierra Verde home.
Man indicted in plane scheme
The Oldsmar resident, who had previously been involved in several bay area sports ventures, took in nearly $300,000 from investors in a fraudulent travel operation, authorities say.
Five charged in celebrity auto thefts
Cars belonging to Warren Sapp, Dwight Gooden and Shaquille O'Neal were stolen from a car audio shop in Tampa, authorities say.
Group disputes coast building line
With $2.8-billion in affected property, a local group questions where the state is drawing a new line to limit building.
Tampa Bay briefs
Memorial service planned for heart surgeon
Son pleads to plot to kill his mother, will get treatment
The bizarre tale of a Clearwater Beach woman who ended up on her son's hit list late last year has ended with a quiet plea agreement in an Iowa courtroom.
Equifax tests: No thallium, some arsenic
ST. PETERSBURG -- The first tests by consultants hired by Equifax Payment Services show no thallium contaminating the soil around the building where at least a dozen employees have suffered a mysterious hair loss, company officials said Thursday.
South Pinellas headlines
Monitor to watch himself in new role
North Pinellas headlines
Man's first visitor when he opens shop: a gator
Largo Middle won't get drug dog after all
SWAT team shooting a mistake, sheriff says
City firefighters to earn big pay raise
Fire guts Tarpon Springs mobile home
Don't sink taxes into replacing usable bridge
Joel rolls like old pro at Sunshine
Laser surgery livens up chamber mixer
Candidates: Jobs key to east Tampa revival
Younger Coe puts on new campaign pin
Growing enrollment brings dorm building boom
Chased away from shopping center, vintage car show goes on
Violation may displace home
Quiet suburbs dread noisy development
Despite loss, couple fought for what was right
Nightclub ends deal with Buccaneer's Alstott
New varieties provide adventure to gardening
Man thought to be a 'Lutz Boy' charged in slashing at keg party
Dedicating 'my body to Bettie'
Price of east-west route goes less than expected
A tragic crossing
News of Florida
Haunted, victim's mother keeps vigil to watch killer die
Kidnapper accepts plea, may face life
Political groups take advantage of loophole
Ethics panel clears lobbyist in computer deal
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