Tuesday, June 19, 2018
XXXTentacion, controversial Florida rapper and singer, shot dead at 20
The last words posted to XXXTentacion's Instagram Stories on Monday afternoon: "planning a charity event for this weekend Florida!"Whatever it was, it would have been huge. The 20-year-old singer-rapper was among the biggest...
Signs indicating that the swimming area at Ben T. Davis Beach in Tampa is closed. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
Deadly Sunday for swimmers in bay area waters
Grace Dacke, 15 (center) and Jocelyn Woman, 14, both of Clearwater, join a Monday protest of the Trump administration's policy and called for the end of separating children from their parents at the border. The protest took place at the corner of State Road 580 and McMullen Booth Road. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
Pinellas protesters: Stop separating families at the border
Bucs defensive end Will Gholston, shown at right last month, said he's dropped more than 20 pounds since getting to more than 300 last season. [MONICA HERNDON | Times]
Bucs defensive end Will Gholston says ‘no excuse’ for disappointing 2017 season