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Third victim in police chase dies
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
Richard Haddad from Jordan had been unconscious for eight days since teens fleeing in a stolen car struck his car.
September 30, 2000

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Prosecutors drop man's drug paraphernalia case
The police raid was almost three years ago. The judge dismissed key evidence a year ago. The trial was two weeks away.

Medical examiner leaves office
Pinellas-Pasco Chief Medical Examiner Joan Wood was forced to resign after 18 years on the job.

Would-be dad held in tot's death
After the boy soiled himself, the foster father wrapped him so tightly in a blanket that the 3-year-old suffocated, police say.

Teachers union files unfair labor charge over teacher bonuses
The Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association says it was not consulted about the application process.

Counselor involved in boy's death resigns
Another man, accused of giving a false account in a boy's death, also quits.

Judge will weigh legality of recording Aisenbergs
TAMPA -- A federal judge said Friday he wants a special hearing to determine whether the government misrepresented the facts or acted recklessly in its handling of the electronic surveillance leading to the indictment of Steve and Marlene Aisenberg.

Pinellas judge will oversee grand jury look into snooping
TAMPA -- Pinellas-Pasco Chief Circuit Judge Susan Schaeffer will oversee the grand jury empaneled to look into allegations that a Hillsborough judge was snooping after hours in another judge's office.

Hundreds arrested in drug sweep
Teamwork yields more than 480 arrests, 4,500 grams of crack cocaine, $70,000 in cash and 23 weapons.

Tampa Bay briefs
Cabbie says more than one person attacked him

Religion briefs
Buddhist meditation classes are offered

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  • Rabbi relishes new life as new year approaches

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Fame comes to door of Gore's new debate adviser
  • Center plunges into fundraising
  • Ex-firefighter helps save nearby home
  • Shooting victim's wife sells his stores
  • City asks: Help us plan our 8 acres
  • New trees to sprout near old stumps
  • Employee of Tarpon company dies in S.C.
  • Bands set to compete in a spectacle of sound
  • Campaign calendar

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Foes in runoff stir little excitement
  • Toddler survives fall from second story
  • An evening full of dreams of a real downtown
  • Journalist Linda Ellerbee will speak about breast cancer

  • News of Florida
  • Two aging planes remain in state fleet
  • Marriage at last for longtime soul mates
  • State leaves millions for kids unspent
  • Pool safety law to go ahead
  • Bush, GOP return felon's funds
  • New state laws to debut
  • Ecstasy additive being blamed for overdose deaths in Florida
  • Spot check
  • Player charged in post-game fight
  • Senate fight gets close, personal
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