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Hillsborough School Board suspends teacher accused of duct-taping student's eyes

TAMPA — Without discussion, the Hillsborough County School Board voted 6-0 on Tuesday to suspend a music teacher accused of duct-taping a kindergartener's eyes. The next step: firing t …

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Hillsborough residents voice concern about FDOT highway toll lane plan

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Carlton: Make MOSI move happen

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  1. Find a Friend: Matilda the beagle

    Pets

    Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center

    Matilda, a sweet, seasoned beagle was found hungry and wandering, but a spa day is coming her way for a big birthday bash. Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is the first anniversary of the First Saturday Celebration at Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, 440 Falkenburg …

    Matilda, a sweet, seasoned beagle was found hungry and wandering, but a spa day is coming her way for a big birthday bash. Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is the first anniversary of the First Saturday Celebration at Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, 440 Falkenburg Road. Cure your cabin fever and stop in for free cake, music, presents and half-price adoptions (such as Matilda). All come fully spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and more. For more information, go to hillsboroughcounty.org/pets. Photo courtesy of Hillsborough Pet Resource Center.
  2. Tell Me About It: Boyfriend's commitment ideas are skewed

    Relationships

    Q: What if you're in a relationship and you're not pressuring for a commitment like moving in, engagement, marriage . . . but the other person thinks you are? In other words, I'm totally fine with just having a boyfriend for the foreseeable future, but he keeps insisting he knows better than I do what I …

  3. Editorial: Florida needs new elections leader

    Editorials

    No wonder Secretary of State Ken Detzner was so opposed to the Florida Legislature's successful push to require the state to provide online voter registration. A new, independent audit found that the state's computerized voter registration system has had significant issues ranging from reliability to security …

    No wonder Secretary of State Ken Detzner was so opposed to the Florida Legislature’s successful push to require the state to provide online voter registration. A new independent audit found that the state’s computerized voter registration system has had significant issues ranging from reliability to security weaknesses.
  4. Do not trust this woman — ever

    Pop Culture

    A series started earlier this summer about a tortured antihero operating in a corrupt world of immense psychic violence. Before you shout, "I have seen that one before! And before and before," let me stop you: You have not. Lifetime's UnReal (Mondays at 10 p.m.) is a scripted drama set behind the scenes of a …

    In Unreal, Rachel (Shiri Appleby) manipulates a reality show’s contestants.
  5. Other voices: Smithsonian's crowdsourcing success

    Editorials

    Houston, the Smithsonian has a problem — or at least it did. Its National Air and Space Museum wanted to display Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit in July 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, but traditional fundraising methods had not proved adequate to support the project. In response, …

    Ashe Couture is owned by Amanda Henderson, who is celebrating a birthday by offering 15 percent off all items on July 28.

    Ashe Couture owner celebrates birthday with a sale for all

    Hot tip on a sweet local sale: Save 15 percent all day on Ashe Couture — in store and online — with the code HappyBirthday15....

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    Hillary Clinton to give policy speech Friday at FIU

    Hillary Clinton will give a "policy address" at Florida International University on Friday morning....

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    The Rays traded outfielder David DeJesus to the Angels for minor-league pitcher Eduar Lopez.

    Rays trade DeJesus to Angels

    The Rays traded OF David DeJesus to the Angels for minor-league RHP Eduar Lopez....

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