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The Florida Bar opens investigation into attorney representing shooter in 'stand your ground' case

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Bar has confirmed to ABC Action News that it has opened an investigation into attorney Lysa Clifton — and the reports that she visited Micheal Drejka and solicited to be his legal representation.Drejka is the shooter at the center of a "stand your ground" case in

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-16 18:42:39

Dunedin School's Pet Gopher Tortoise Deliberately Run Over

On Saturday, Aug. 11, at 3:20 p.m., deputies received a call from nearby resident Amanda Knapp reporting a badly injured gopher tortoise in the bus circle at the elementary school, 1670 San Helen Drive. Deputies promptly called for help from wildlife specialists at Owls Nest Sanctuary for Life in Od

PATCH - 2018-08-16 16:22:24

Police: Largo man gave 13-year old phone so she would send him nude pictures of herself

LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) - Largo Police Officers are investigating a troubling case involving a 66-year-old suspect and a 13-year-old victim. Investigators arrested Roy Rogers Rowe for possession of child pornography, unlawful use of a two-way communications device and promotion of sexual performance by

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-15 14:35:48

Man stabbed during home invasion in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Police are investigating a home invasion Thursday night in New Port Richey.New Port Richey Police Sergeant Chris Mellecker says that the home invasion took place in the 6000 block of Tennessee Avenue after 7 p.m.Police say that a man broke into the home and stabbed a man once

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-17 02:36:51

Clearwater woman accused of stealing family's money after posing as travel agent

"People work hard for their money and they value their vacations. I only have one vacation a year, that was it," said Xvira Hillmon.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-16 03:18:20

Deputies investigating 3 vehicle crash involving sheriff's deputies in Seminole

Investigators say Richard Hain, 47, was driving his Mercy Mountaineer eastbound on Bryan Dairy Road when he crashed into the back of Deputy Snavely’s vehicle.

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-16 21:16:01

VIDEO: Florida driver intentionally runs over protected gopher tortoise

The driver then waited for the tortoise to crawl in front of the vehicle, and then accelerated, running over the animal with the vehicle’s left front tire.

WPTV - 2018-08-16 12:49:34

Dirty Dining: Which Baskin-Robbins, Dairy Queen, & Cold Stone Creamery shops had serious violations

There are endless favorite ice cream flavors enjoyed inside endless local shops with 31 Dairy Queens, 15 Cold Stone Creamery shops, 36 Baskin-Robbins and 7 Yogurtology stores in the Bay Area.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-17 03:07:52

Florida Judge Will Not Raise Bail for Man Charged In Fatal 'Stand Your Ground' Shooting

Michael Drejka is seen in an Aug. 13, 2018 photo provided by the Pinellas County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office. (Pinellas, Fla., County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

ATLANTA BLACKSTAR - 2018-08-15 21:45:21

State of Florida unclaimed property auction coming to Tampa

TAMPA, FL (WWSB) - The 2018 Florida Unclaimed Property Auction is coming to Tampa this weekend on Saturday, August 18.If you're in the market for a Rolex watch, a 4.6 carat diamond ring, or baseball cards from the 1960s, this is the place for you.

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-16 16:21:00

St. Pete police seek help finding man who may have taken large amount of medication

MORE NEWSClearwater man starts GoFundMe for Michael DrejkaVIDEO WARNING: Driver fired after this Sarasota road-rage incidentLargo mom: Bus driver drops off 6-year-old miles away from home, police find her wanderingST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – St. Petersburg police are asking for help finding a man

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-15 09:29:08

Largo mom: Bus driver drops 6-year-old dropped off miles from home, police find her wandering

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - A Largo mom said a school bus driver dropped her 6-year-old daughter off without a guardian present, only to be found an hour later by Clearwater police wandering miles from home.


Caught on Camera: Driver intentionally runs over protected Gopher Tortoise in Dunedin

It also captures the driver slowing down, coming to a complete stop as the tortoise makes is away across the drive. In a disturbing move, the driver waits for the tortoise to get in front of the car, then accelerates over the turtle with a front tire.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-15 18:31:07

St. Pete Police Search Empty Pond Near Home Of Accused Murderer

KENNETH CITY, FL -- St. Petersburg Police are using a digger, K9 officers and metal detectors to search the mud of a now-drained retention pond at 71st Street North and 52nd Avenue North in Kenneth City today, Aug. 15.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:01:26

Seminole Man Charged With Manslaughter Following Fatal Crash

On July 28, Wolf was driving his 2005 Chevrolet SUV west on Park Boulevard, approaching the intersection of 104th Lane, when he failed to stop for a red traffic light and crashed into a 2001 Lexus driven by 59-year-old Edward Delzer of New Port Richey and occupied by his father 86-year-old Harvey De

PATCH - 2018-08-15 13:37:16

Man starts GoFundMe for 'stand your ground' Florida parking lot shooter

It irks him that Drejka is in jail with a $100,000 bond, so he started the page, asking for donations to bail Drejka out.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-15 13:26:16

Taylor Swift grows emotional on stage while recalling sexual assault trial

Taylor Swiftperformed for a stadium full of fans in Tampa, Florida, Tuesday night, and it was a long way — both physically and emotionally — from where she was just one year earlier.

TODAY.COM - 2018-08-15 18:15:00

Pasco deputies investigating shooting near Hudson apartments; 3 people possibly shot

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla.-- Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a shooting at an apartment complex Wednesday night.Deputies said there were possibly at least three to four people shot near Beacon Woods Village in Hudson.This is a developing story and will be updated.►Make it easy to keep

10NEWS - 2018-08-16 00:53:29

Shooter in ‘stand your ground' case, Michael Drejka, retains rookie attorney

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — On a cold call visit to the Pinellas County Jail, Attorney Lysa Clifton met with Michael Drejka, where he agreed to let her represent him against a manslaughter charge that was recently filed against him.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-15 09:58:01

Man arrested for DUI manslaughter in 4-vehicle crash that killed father and son in Pinellas County

On July 28, 2018, James Wolf, of Seminole, was driving his 2005 Chevrolet SUV westbound on Park Boulevard, approaching the intersection of 104th Lane, when deputies say he failed to stop for a red traffic light and crashed into a 2001 Lexus being driven by 59-year-old Edward Delzer, and occupied by