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Wrongful death suit filed against Trevor Dooley

Wrongful death suit filed against Trevor Dooley

Valrico, FL --  A civil wrongful death suit was filed Monday in Hillsborough County court against Trevor Dooley, the man accused of shooting a father in front of his 8-year-old daughter on a neighborhood basketball court.


The complaint was filed after a failed attempt for a resolution in mediation, according the father's family attorneys Eric Faddis and Matthew Englett.

Court extension granted in Schenecker case

Court extension granted in Schenecker case

Tampa, FL (AP) -- Prosecutors and defense attorneys for a Tampa woman accused of killing her two teenagers are getting more time to scrutinize the case.


Photo Gallery: Mother accused of murdering her kids


Both sides have asked a judge for more time to make decisions in the case of Julie Schenecker.

HSCO VIDEO: Seffner chase ends with Dover man's arrest

HSCO VIDEO: Seffner chase ends with Dover man's arrest

Seffner, FL -- The Hillsborough County Sheriff's office arrested a Dover man after he allegedly refused to pull over.


45-year-old Jimmy Alan Fewox is charged with fleeing and attempting to elude police as well as reckless driving.


The Hillsborough County Sheriff's office says they spotted Fewox at a gas station in Seffner with an expired tag. They went to approach him and that's when they say he took off. With the help of the HSCO helicopter.


The Sheriff's office released video Friday:

Man arrested in Plant City crash that killed 2

Man arrested in Plant City crash that killed 2

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Highway Patrol arrested 50-year-old Servando Gregorio, days after a wrong way crash that killed two people on State Road 60 in Plant City.

Troopers say Gregorio's blood alcohol content was 0.216, which is more than twice the state's limit. He was arrested Thursday evening on two counts of DUI manslaughter.

Car burglary reported over the weekend

Car burglary reported over the weekend

Tampa, FL -- There was only one report of a crime over the weekend in the Westchase area.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says there was a vehicle burglary on Bridgeton Drive between the hours of 11 p.m. on Friday to 7:25 a.m. Saturday.

The report shows a Garmin Nuvi350T GPS and Satellite radio were removed from the car via an unlocked door.

This is a good reminder to lock up, even if you feel secure in your neighborhood.

If you have any information on this crime please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.

 

Man arrested for 10 counts of child porn

Man arrested for 10 counts of child porn

Wimauma, FL -- Earlier today, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Internet Predator Unit executed a search warrant at 5218 North Street in Wimauma regarding a two month online investigation. 


52-year-old Juan Ortiz admitted to viewing child pornography on the Internet and saving some to his computer.  After reviewing Ortiz's computer, Authorities found numerous videos of children -- some as young as 3 years old -- engaged/performing various sexual activities. 


Ortiz was arrested on 10 counts of possessing child pornography.   


The investigation continues.

Tampa Trib scammers sentenced to state prison

Tampa Trib scammers sentenced to state prison

Tampa, Florida - The former credit manager of the Tampa Tribune and his wife have been sentenced for embezzling more than $1 million from the newspaper.

Charles T. Wilson received three years in federal prison on his guilty plea to mail fraud over a 10 year period. His wife, Lynda, got nearly 2 -1/2 years for making a false statement.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said they used a fake collections agency to embezzle more than $1 million from the Tribune between 1998 and 2008, and made false statements about their income on an application for a mortgage loan, by hiding the fact that part of their income was stolen.