Links from the Times for Dec. 4
Road trip! We imagine what happened along the way
Shamed by the public relations fiasco from their first trip to Washington, the heads of the Big Three auto makers decided that this time they would forget the private jets and drive themselves back to the capital today to plead for billions in loans. | See interactive report.
Some 53 people were forced out of their home in a residential hotel in south St. Petersburg after the power was shut off. Times photographer Willie Allen Jr.'s photographic essay captures the bleak mood of the displaced residents.
Man Tasered at code enforcement hearing
Carl Hayes was stunned by a Taser and arrested after a code enforcement hearing. Tampa police said Hayes became "agitated" during the meeting and was asked to leave. Hayes struck an officer in the face as he was being escorted out, police say. Listen to audio of Hayes' case at the hearing, as well as the incident.