Top Headlines: Stabbing Victim Mystery, Alligator in Backyard Cage, Pa. Convicts Caught
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1. The parents of Jason Taylor Paul and local law enforcement are searching for answers after the 22-year-old was found stabbed to death in the early morning hours last weekend near Crest Lake Park in Clearwater.
2. The 45 animals rescued from a Clearwater home last week — including an alligator, birds, a pig and 21 various types of turtles — were not in good health and were being used as food, according to officials.
3. A tipster trying to help authorities solve a case on "America's Most Wanted" ended up helping investigators find a pair of Pennsylvania convicts Wednesday afternoon in a Clearwater motel.
4.In an effort to combat prescription medicine abuse, a special drug court program is aimed at helping 185 abusers coming through the Sixth Judicial Circuit over three years using a nearly $1.3 million grant.
5. Recreation card costs of more than $180 that upset a mother trying to sign her daughter up for Clearwater Little League are not new to the city, and they could play a part in a decline of players signing up.