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The Tampa Tribune
St. Pete police presence at MLK Day after-party raises concernsPolice Department got into hosting the party." Muhammad tagged a number of loc
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Police Department got into hosting the party." Muhammad tagged a number of local leaders in his Facebook video, including Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch, who said he heard from constituents about the police presence and talked to the mayor... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa man out on bail during DUI manslaughter appeal arrested for drinking alcoholviolated the conditions of his release from jail by consuming alcohol, accordin
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
violated the conditions of his release from jail by consuming alcohol, according to court records. He is now back in the Pinellas County jail, being held without bail. Authorities said that in 2015, Troutman drunkenly plowed into Ricardo Moreno,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
St. Pete police presence at MLK Day after-party raises concernspolice department got into hosting the party." Muhammad tagged a number of loc
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
police department got into hosting the party." Muhammad tagged a number of local leaders in his Facebook video, including Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch, who said he heard from constituents about the police presence and talked to Mayor... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa man out on bail during DUI manslaughter appeal arrested for drinking alcoholrecords, Brock Troutman violated his release conditions by consuming alcohol. H
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
records, Brock Troutman violated his release conditions by consuming alcohol. He is now being held without bail at the Pinellas County jail. Troutman, 34, drunkenly ran down and killed Clearwater Beach tourist Ricardo Carlos Moreno, who was... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Here are Tampa Bay’s priciest home sales in 2017priciest home wanted to be on the water � a third of the top 25 sales were of h
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
priciest home wanted to be on the water � a third of the top 25 sales were of homes with addresses on Gulf Boulevard in Pinellas County. Rivaling Tampa�s Davis Island for the most sales (four) was the exclusive Pinellas community of Belleair... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
OUTAGES: About 5,000 without power in Bay areacustomers were without power Thursday morning. SEE BELOW: Duke Energy Power Ou
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
customers were without power Thursday morning. SEE BELOW: Duke Energy Power Outage Map ▼ The majority of those were in Pinellas County, with 4,820 customers without power at 9:30 a.m. More than 541,000 customers are served in Pinellas... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Freeze warnings across Bay area as temperatures plunge▼ A Freeze Warning is in effect until 9 a.m. for Coastal Hernando, Coastal Pas
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 22 hours ago
▼ A Freeze Warning is in effect until 9 a.m. for Coastal Hernando, Coastal Pasco, Hillsborough County, Polk County, Pinellas County and Manatee County for temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30s this morning. A Hard Freeze Warning is in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
In St. Petersburg, skeptics sneer at plan to concentrate USF power in Tampathe Legislature is interested in a campus that is growing and educating more st
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
the Legislature is interested in a campus that is growing and educating more students, they should just leave it alone." Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch worried about losing a university committed to Pinellas needs. "I�m trying to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Slain woman's family hopes abuse victims will learn from her storyand killed in their Louisville, Ky., home last week. Friday, Miles’ longtime b
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
and killed in their Louisville, Ky., home last week. Friday, Miles’ longtime boyfriend, Christopher Olivo was arrested in Pinellas County in connection with their murders. Devore is one of several family members still living in Florida. The rest... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
ICE details new agreement with Florida sheriffs on detaining undocumented immigrantsover 2018 ICE Officials described the parameters of the agreement and its nece
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
over 2018 ICE Officials described the parameters of the agreement and its necessity during a news conference held at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. They pointed out that often when undocumented immigrants are arrested on a local criminal... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Feds, local law enforcement work to keep undocumented suspects behind barswhat's changing? Under this agreement, inmates become "federal detainees" insi
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
what's changing? Under this agreement, inmates become "federal detainees" inside the county jail and can be held longer. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri voiced strong support for the agreement. “We cannot continue to keep doing what we’ve... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Sheriffs, immigration officials unveil plan to work togethercountry and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about p
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
country and re-entered, or ordered removed and then fled. "This is not about people who are simply here illegally," said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. "This is not about politics and illegal immigration." Officials say a 2014 court... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Immigration, local reps announce safety effortsin immigration and public safety will be announced in Tampa Bay. U.S. Immigrati
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
in immigration and public safety will be announced in Tampa Bay. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, along with Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced “new efforts to enhance p / Fox 13 Ta... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Immigration, local reps announce safety effortsin immigration and public safety will be announced in Tampa Bay. U.S. Immigrati
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
in immigration and public safety will be announced in Tampa Bay. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, along with Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced “new efforts to enhance p / Fox 13 Ta... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Lawmaker wants to make it easier to reunite pets, owners after disasterspublic notice of stray dogs, public notice of shelter hours, and direct return
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
public notice of stray dogs, public notice of shelter hours, and direct return to owner protocols. Doug Brightwell with Pinellas County Animal Services said she thinks the bill “is helpful." He said, "We can go through and check off everything... Read more
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The Washington Times
ICE strikes deal with Florida sheriffs to hold illegal immigrantsfollow when they hold people for the U.S. Marshals Service. “Today’s announcem
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
follow when they hold people for the U.S. Marshals Service. “Today’s announcement is about public safety – period,” said Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. “For years, Sheriffs have had to choose between releasing criminal illegal aliens from... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Pinellas sheriff, feds announce changes to controversial immigrant detention policyLARGO � A top federal immigration official is in Pinellas County this afternoon
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
LARGO � A top federal immigration official is in Pinellas County this afternoon to announce a workaround to a legal quandary faced by county sheriffs to detain suspected undocumented immigrants in local jails. U.S. Immigration and Customs... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
From the archive: USF St. Petersburg’s long journey to autonomyUSF Times Staff Writer Judy Genshaft intends to spend her first afternoon as
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
USF Times Staff Writer Judy Genshaft intends to spend her first afternoon as University of South Florida president asking Pinellas County leaders what her school is doing wrong in St. Petersburg. She wants to hear why there seems to be little... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
St. Pete officer suspended over 2017 incidentwas charged with domestic battery after an argument with his live-in girlfriend
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
was charged with domestic battery after an argument with his live-in girlfriend. He was placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation. Wright has been a St. Petersburg officer since April 2010. LATEST NEWS: PINELLAS CO... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
How a small campus grew into an independent USF St. Petersburgin expanding campus programs and pushing for more independence. 2000: State Se
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
in expanding campus programs and pushing for more independence. 2000: State Sen. Don Sullivan, R-Seminole, argues that Pinellas County should have its own university and that the St. Petersburg campus will always be hat-in-hand to Tampa. He... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Officers use 'invisible cloak' to shield kids from scene where family killedtechnology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
technology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the Hernando County Sheriff's Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department. After a traffic stop, Olivo was arrested, and the 3-year-old girl was found unharmed... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Officers use 'invisible cloak' to shield kids from scene where family slaintechnology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
technology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the Hernando County Sheriff's Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department. After a traffic stop, Olivo was arrested, and the 3-year-old girl was found unharmed... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Pinellas sheriff, feds to announce changes to immigration detention policiessheriffs and jail operators trying to cooperate with federal officials while ho
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
sheriffs and jail operators trying to cooperate with federal officials while honoring a detainee�s constitutional rights. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who is also a lawyer, has led discussions with ICE officials to work out a legally... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Pinellas is at the center of a rise in Florida flu outbreakslevels now than during the peak of the last two flu seasons. And the virus cont
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
levels now than during the peak of the last two flu seasons. And the virus continues to gain steam across the state. Pinellas County has reported more than five outbreaks of flu activity, making it among the most outbreaks in the state so... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Thanks to Hurricane Irma, you need a boat to get to Shell Key againheron sits on an exposed root. And there, stretching for the next 120 feet, is
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
heron sits on an exposed root. And there, stretching for the next 120 feet, is a brand new opening in Shell Key off the Pinellas County coast. Two years ago, fans of the Shell Key Preserve in Tierra Verde feared it was dying, killed off by... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Cops use 'invisible cloak' to shield kids from crime scene where family slaintechnology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
technology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the Hernando County Sheriff's Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department. After a traffic stop, Olivo was arrested, and the three-year-old girl was found... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Drone sightings sparking increasing concern locallya small twin engine jet, saw a yellow quadcopter while traveling southbound at
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a small twin engine jet, saw a yellow quadcopter while traveling southbound at 4,000 feet about six miles west of TIA. The Pinellas County Sheriff�s office was notified. Five days later, an Airbus A320 passenger jet was landing at TIA when pilots... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
74-old Salisbury man found dead, police say possibly frozen to deathto shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Cre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
to shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Credit: Photo provided to CBS courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Police responding to a triple homicide in a Kentucky home found two young children... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Persons of interest being sought in Hickory IHOP killingto shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Cre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
to shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Credit: Photo provided to CBS courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Police responding to a triple homicide in a Kentucky home found two young children... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Crash closes part of I-485 in Matthewsto shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Cre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
to shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Credit: Photo provided to CBS courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Police responding to a triple homicide in a Kentucky home found two young children... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Person killed at IHOP in Hickory, homicide investigation underwayto shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Cre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
to shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Credit: Photo provided to CBS courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Police responding to a triple homicide in a Kentucky home found two young children... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Cops use 'invisible cloak' to shield kids from crime scene where family slaintechnology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
technology and tracked him down in the Tampa area with the help of Onstar, the Hernando County Sheriff's Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department. After a traffic stop, Olivo was arrested, and the three-year-old girl was found... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
3 deputies, officer shot during manhunt in York Countyto shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Cre
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
to shield kids from crime scene where family slain Christopher Cruz Olivo (Credit: Photo provided to CBS courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Police responding to a triple homicide in a Kentucky home found two young children... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Authorities: Inmates dies in Florida jailCLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate died at a Florida county jail
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate died at a Florida county jail. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 59-year-old Johnny Mack Amons was pronounced dead Sunday. Authorities say his death does not appear to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Thanks to Hurricane Irma, you need a boat to get to Shell Key againisland, by law, belongs to the state. But in 2000 the Florida Department of Env
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
island, by law, belongs to the state. But in 2000 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection agreed to lease it to Pinellas County to manage as a preserve. It�s remained a rare bit of undeveloped property in the state�s most densely... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Authorities identify 42-old woman who died in Port Richey casino shuttle boat fireshuttle boat that caught fire in Pasco County on Sunday has died from her injur
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
shuttle boat that caught fire in Pasco County on Sunday has died from her injuries, officials say. An official from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the woman as 42-year-old Carrie Dempsey. A massive fire engulfed... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Authorities identify 42-old woman who died in Port Richey casino shuttle boat fireshuttle boat that caught fire in Pasco County on Sunday has died from her injur
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
shuttle boat that caught fire in Pasco County on Sunday has died from her injuries, officials say. An official from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the woman as 42-year-old Carrie Dempsey. A massive fire engulfed... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Snow Fox pre-school, business and government closings and delays -- Tuesday, Jan. 16triple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo mad
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
triple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas County courtroom on Sunday. 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
LMPD detectives wentfound her safe with family, therefore canceling the AMBER alert before it was e
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
found her safe with family, therefore canceling the AMBER alert before it was ever issued. Olivo is being jailed in Pinellas County as he awaits extradition back to Louisville. Detectives could not say when the suspect would be transported... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
As wind chills near zero degrees await, Kentuckiana schools work to ensure student safetytriple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo mad
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
triple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas County courtroom on Sunday. 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Pinellas shelters short of blankets and volunteersThe recent interval of cold weather has stretched resources at Pinellas County
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The recent interval of cold weather has stretched resources at Pinellas County cold weather shelters, says Cliff Smith, manager of veterans, social and homeless services for the city of St. Petersburg. The shelters are short of blankets, volunteers... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
IMAGES | Louisville community celebrates civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.triple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo mad
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
triple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas County courtroom on Sunday. 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Indiana teen dies after sledding into path of car; driver charged with DWItriple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo mad
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
triple homicide appears before Florida judge 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas County courtroom on Sunday. 46-year-old Christopher Olivo made a video appearance before a judge in a Pinellas... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Police used vehicle tracker to find triple murder suspect, family saystold WAVE 3 News that authorities used the OnStar tracker in Olivo’s car to fin
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
told WAVE 3 News that authorities used the OnStar tracker in Olivo’s car to find him. Police pulled him over in Pinellas County, Florida. Police said Olivo had on a ballistic vest and AK-47 assault rifle in the passenger seat. His... Read more
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