Tuesday, September 18, 2018

News Roundup

High school scoreboard for Monday, September 17

Monday’s scoreboardBoys swimmingShorecrest 139, St. Petersburg Cath. 29Clearwater Central Cath. 103, Shorecrest 79Clearwater Central Cath. 122, St. Petersburg Cath. 28Lakewood 110, Boca Ciega 64Largo 115, Dunedin 56Girls swimmingShorecrest 137, St. P...
Updated: 10 hours ago
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Rent Montie and Camryn Vogler

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Rent Montie and Camryn Vogler

Our players of the week for the period spanning Sept. 8-14.Rent Montie, ClearwaterMontie is a football junkie. The Clearwater quarterback even has a whiteboard in his room that he uses to diagram plays in his spare time."I eat, sleep and breathe foot...
Updated: 11 hours ago
St. Petersburg police: man fatally shot in empty lot

St. Petersburg police: man fatally shot in empty lot

ST. PETERSBURG — A man was fatally shot while he was in an empty lot Monday night near the Enoch D. Davis recreation center, police said.The man, whose name was not made public, was pronounced dead at a hospital.Detectives said he was in the lot near...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Tampa police make two arrests in two different crime sprees

Tampa police make two arrests in two different crime sprees

TAMPA— Two men accused of pulling off two different crime sprees were arrested by Tampa Police this weekend.One man was captured after a 14-hour frenzy of robberies at drive-thru restaurants across east Tampa, police said. The second man was arrested...
Published: 09/17/18
Romano: Florida’s dangerous prisons costing us more than money

Romano: Florida’s dangerous prisons costing us more than money

Two things you need to know about Florida’s prison budget:1. It was $2.3 billion this year.2. It was still not enough.Kind of staggering when you think of it that way, huh?We keep spending more and more on housing prisoners, and it’s like throwing mo...
Published: 09/18/18
Florence leaves rising rivers, long recovery

Florence leaves rising rivers, long recovery

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Emergency workers rushed into beleaguered cities in the Carolinas on Monday as residents struggled with the aftermath of a storm that damaged tens of thousands of homes, drenched the area with record rains and triggered floodwaters...
Published: 09/17/18
Murder trial delayed once again for John Jonchuck, father accused of throwing 5-year-old daughter off bridge

Murder trial delayed once again for John Jonchuck, father accused of throwing 5-year-old daughter off bridge

CLEARWATER — A late fight over a crucial witness forced a judge Monday to once again delay the murder trial of John Jonchuck — accused of throwing his daughter off a bridge in 2015 — just one week before jury selection was set to begin.The decision f...
Published: 09/17/18
Pinellas County continues to fight Red Tide

Pinellas County continues to fight Red Tide

Small dead fish can be seen on North Redington Beach, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 as a result of Red Tide in the Gulf. The smell was pungent. SCOTT KEELER | TIMESWorkers clean up thousands of small fish on North Redington Beach, Tuesday, September ...
Published: 09/17/18
Cardinals Kolten Wong rips Rays for not calling up brother Kean, says they are “bad organization”

Cardinals Kolten Wong rips Rays for not calling up brother Kean, says they are “bad organization”

Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong ripped the Rays for not calling up his younger brother, Kean, from Triple-A, saying he was passed over repeatedly."He's just in a bad organization which doesn't give chances to guys who deserve chances. That's tough for him. ...
Published: 09/17/18

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 18

From Times wires
Published: 09/17/18
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