Bill Aims To Keep Guns Away From Mentally Ill A bill aimed at blocking the mentally ill from purchasing guns by closing a loophole in the law has cleared the Florida House Judiciary Committee.
Trial opens for man accused of killing Tampa copTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa prosecutor says a man pistol-whipped a police officer who tried to stop him and then killed him with a gunshot as he lay motionless on the ground.

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