September 30, 2000
||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.
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
Buddhist meditation classes are offered
South Pinellas headlines
Candidates woo voters to paltry ballot
Groups laud police work; even once-vocal critic chimes in
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
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
Player charged in post-game fight
Senate fight gets close, personal
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