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Bouncer who was shot, killed was a ‘teddy bear,’ club manager says

Bouncer who was shot, killed was a ‘teddy bear,’ club manager says

TAMPA — Kenyatha Walker was a big, strong guy. You had to be if you worked armed security at nightclubs.
Updated: 9 hours ago
USF professor argues over-reliance on grad school test

USF professor argues over-reliance on grad school test

The GRE, developed more than 60 years ago and a requirement at most grad schools, is the primary barrier holding back women and minority students, said physics professor Casey Miller.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Still no progress in Tampa hired-car imbroglio

Still no progress in Tampa hired-car imbroglio

Hardly any progress has been made in allowing the entry of smartphone-app based car services like Lyft and Uber into the Tampa market.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Concert review: Fray put Clearwater in eye of ‘Hurricane’

Concert review: Fray put Clearwater in eye of ‘Hurricane’

CLEARWATER — From the looks of Monday night’s performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall, The Fray have undergone a makeover.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Perry sending National Guard troops to Texas border

Perry sending National Guard troops to Texas border

AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Clearwater Chief Holloway picked to head St. Petersburg police

Clearwater Chief Holloway picked to head St. Petersburg police

ST. PETERSBURG — Choosing the city’s new police chief had become a tough juggling act for Mayor Rick Kriseman, who wanted a leader to modernize the department and heal long-standing divisions but faced a community and police force large...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Man, woman found dead in Hudson home

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office detectives are conducting a death investigation after finding a man and woman dead in Hudson on Monday night.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Surveillance video raises more questions in Tampa boy’s death

Surveillance video raises more questions in Tampa boy’s death

TAMPA — Marterrance Albury lost his life late Sunday on a stretch of North Florida Avenue that slices through an urban tangle of car dealerships, strip centers and pawn shops. The 4-year-old boy either fell from a moving vehicle, was pushed o...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

HRABOVE, Ukraine — Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukrain...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Settlement approved, Vinik takes control of Channelside

Settlement approved, Vinik takes control of Channelside

After years of acrimonious lawsuits, the Channelside legal fight came to a quick resolution Monday, as the judge controlling the case approved a settlement that gives Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik effective control of the property....
Updated: 10 hours ago