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  • Woman arrested in Chicago on Florida charges

    Woman arrested in Chicago on Florida charges
    A Florida woman suspected of armed robbery and attempted murder was arrested Friday night at Chicago's Greyhound bus station downtown. Nicole Marie Thomas, 30, of the 14000 block of Choctaw Village Drive in Tampa, was arrested about 9:55 p.m. in the 600...
  • Report: Duo busted after shooting and chase --- in police parking lot

    Report: Duo busted after shooting and chase --- in police parking lot
    It's the old Wild West - the Wild West Coast of Florida, that is. Where else in the world would a drug deal end up with shooting in a police parking lot? Milton Beris Coley, 24, and Louis Xavier Ruiz-Machado, 19, arranged to meet at a corner in Tampa...
  • Tampa Jefferson WR Andre Davis had USF No. 1 wire to wire

    Tampa Jefferson WR Andre Davis had USF No. 1 wire to wire
    The big boys came at him hard. He liked what he heard. Like what he saw from various state college programs like Florida State and Miami when he attended games. But talented Tampa Jefferson receiver Andre Davis stuck to his loyalties all along. He was...
  • Taxpayers could be on hook for jobs agency's misspending

    Taxpayers could be on hook for jobs agency's misspending
    As investigators dig into the finances of the region's workforce development board, federal law indicates that Central Florida taxpayers might have to repay any money that is ultimately determined to have been misspent. Workforce Central Florida...
  • FDLE: Grandma in baby-sale case wanted to cheat daughter

    FDLE: Grandma in baby-sale case wanted to cheat daughter
    Not only did Patty Bigbee try to sell her 10-week-old grandson on the Internet, she hatched a plan to cheat the baby's mother out of her cut of the cash, investigators said Tuesday. Last week, the 45-year-old grandmother from Volusia County tried to...
  • Children's museum strengthens Tampa's arts district

    TAMPA -- It's one of the final pieces of Tampa's new arts and cultural district, rising from a once-barren piece of land along the eastern banks of the Hillsborough River. The Glazer Children's Museum, a 53,000-square-foot, $21 million facility, opens...
  • For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa

    For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa
    TAMPA, Fla. — For travelers in town for spring training games, Davis Islands already makes for a fine side trip, with its picturesque marina, quaint restaurants and shops, and views of the bay. Now that Yankees great Derek Jeter lives there,...
  • 'Value-added' teacher evaluations: L.A. Unified tackles a tough formula

    'Value-added' teacher evaluations: L.A. Unified tackles a tough formula
    In Houston, school district officials introduced a test score-based evaluation system to determine teacher bonuses, then — in the face of massive protests — jettisoned the formula after one year to devise a better one. In New York, teachers...
  • Mike Grego is finalist in Pinellas County superintendent search

     
    Mike Grego, the former Osceola County superintendent, is a finalist to lead the Pinellas County school district. The Tampa Bay Times said Grego is one of three finalists picked despite some concern from some School Board members who were disappointed in...
  • Cain starts to assemble Florida team including former Jeb chief of staff Kathleen Shanahan

     
    After promising a Florida organization for weeks, Republican presidential candidate  Herman Cain began rolling it out today, with a team that includes Kathleen Shanahan, who was chief-of-staff to former Gov. Jeb Bush, and several Florida campaign...
  • Michael Lohan denied bail -- boxing career jeopardized?

     
    Michael Lohan was denied bail on Saturday after allegedly violating a no contact order. Michael Lohan's attorney says his client did nothing wrong, alleging Kate Major is setting him up so she can make money....