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Arrest made in hit-and-run of bicyclists

Arrest made in hit-and-run of bicyclists

Clearwater, FL -- The Clearwater Police Department says it has arrested a suspect in Monday's hit-and-run crash on the Memorial Causeway that killed a bicyclist and left another in critical condition.

In a press conference, Clearwater police say 29-year-old Christopher Patrick Weed is the person who struck a Largo couple as they rode on a tandem bike at 6:30 a.m. yesterday.

Man steals bicycle behind medical building

Largo, Florida -- Pinellas Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who stole a "Huffy" bicycle behind a medical building in Largo on Aug. 16.

Detectives say on Friday, Aug. 16 sometime between 11:10 a.m. and 1:32 p.m., the man was seen walking through the parking lot of the JAR Medical Group building in the 11500 block of Seminole Boulevard. He then walked towards the back of the business, removed a bicycle and began to ride in a southeasterly direction.

He is described as a black male, wearing a green button-up, collared shirt and jean shorts.

One bicyclist dies, another critically injured in hit and run crash

Clearwater, FL -- A young Largo couple was struck by a hit and run driver just before sunrise on Labor Day as they were riding a bike along Memorial Causeway in Clearwater.

Police are still searching for the driver.

Hilary Michalak, 27, was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center. Her boyfriend, Robert Lemon, 26, was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, where he later died. Michalak is still hospitalized with critical injuries.

Man on hood of car results in police pursuit over two Tampa bridges

Tampa, Florida -- An apparent drug deal gone bad resulted a police pursuit over two Tampa bridges early Monday morning after a man was seen clutching to the hood of a car.

Tampa Police say an officer was investigating an auto burglary in the area of N. Mitchell Avenue and E. Floribraska Avenue when he heard the sound of brakes screeching. He then saw a black Honda with a person hanging onto the hood screaming for help while the car drove around recklessly in an attempt to dislodge them.

Bus beating victim's grandfather reacts to sentence

Gulfport, Florida -- What happened on this school bus was so brutal -- the surveillance video went viral. Three students beating one innocent student because earlier in the day he refused to buy their drugs.

Today, a judge sentenced all three to indefinite probation, but the victim's grandfather called the punishment a joke.

All 3 teens in Gulfport bus beating sentenced to probation

Clearwater, FL -- All three teens responsible for beating a fellow student aboard a school bus in Gulfport this past July were sentenced to probation Thursday. 

The shocking video that went viral because of its brutality, was played one more time in court before that sentence was handed down.

PHOTOS: Gulfport bus beating

The punishment was widely predicted, as was the reaction.

Deputy fires on stolen vehicle after it crashes into patrol car

Largo, Florida -- A man caught in a stolen vehicle in Largo Tuesday afternoon was arrested despite an attempt to evade deputies.

Pinellas Sheriff's detectives say a deputy on routine patrol ran the tag of a gray 1994 Acura and discovered it had been stolen out of St. Pete. The deputy followed the car into a gas station on the corner of 142nd Avenue N. and S. Belcher Road.