Tuesday, October 23, 2018

News Roundup

Sunlake’s Jordan Sarhaddi isn’t just puttering around on the greens; he’s winning

Sunlake’s Jordan Sarhaddi isn’t just puttering around on the greens; he’s winning

ZEPHYRHILLS — Jordan Sarhaddi is Mr. Gadget on the practice green.What is that stuff?All those plastic, metal, shiny objects: Putting mirror, putting arc, 4-foot putting ruler, putting alignment string, and some putting thing with marbles rolli...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Noose found hanging from tree at Belleair Country Club

Noose found hanging from tree at Belleair Country Club

Two African-American waste disposal workers found the noose and the town launched an investigation
Updated: 4 hours ago
The Daystarter: Joe Biden rallies Democrats in Tampa; WWE reacts to Roman Reigns’ leukemia diagnosis; postcard creates confusion for mail-in voters

The Daystarter: Joe Biden rallies Democrats in Tampa; WWE reacts to Roman Reigns’ leukemia diagnosis; postcard creates confusion for mail-in voters

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.• Mail ballots have already gone out for the 2018 election and early voting starts this month. Find out everything you wanted to know about local, state and federal candidates, where th...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Know the Foe: Houston

Know the Foe: Houston

A look at Houston, which hosts USF on Saturday at TDECU StadiumNickame: CougarsRecord: 6-1 (3-0 AAC)Wins: at Rice, 45-27; Arizona, 45-18; Texas Southern, 70-14; Tulsa, 41-26; at East Carolina, 42-20; at Navy, 49-36Loss: at Texas Tech, 63-49Coach: Maj...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Hernando churches offer family fall events

Mark your calendars.
Updated: 5 hours ago
World Series: Red Sox will give Dodgers early dose of lefties

World Series: Red Sox will give Dodgers early dose of lefties

BOSTON — The Red Sox feel going with two lefties to start the World Series against the Dodgers is the right move.With LHP Chris Sale over the stomach issues he still, smirkingly, says were caused by a belly button ring and set to start Tuesday ...
Published: 10/22/18
Romano: Cops should get body cameras before cell phones get them

Romano: Cops should get body cameras before cell phones get them

It’s happened again. Another snippet of video. Another Florida cop being questioned.This time, it’s in Coral Springs, and the cop is punching the midsection of a 14-year-old girl who is pinned on the ground with two cops above her, and her hands unde...
Published: 10/22/18
World Series: Dodgers manager Dave Roberts remains a Red Sox hero

World Series: Dodgers manager Dave Roberts remains a Red Sox hero

BOSTON — The Dodgers already had plenty to yell about, and to toast, when they gathered in the bar of Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel late Saturday to continue the celebration of their National League championship.But as a quick clip from the ALCS 14...
Published: 10/22/18
Buccaneers AfterMath: Dirk Koetter chooses his inconsistent kicker over his inconsistent quarterback

Buccaneers AfterMath: Dirk Koetter chooses his inconsistent kicker over his inconsistent quarterback

TAMPA — By beating the Browns 26-23 Sunday, the Buccaneers snapped a three-game losing streak and Tampa Bay breathed a collective sigh of relief.It wasn’t pretty, a misadventure full of interceptions, fumbles, penalties and missed kicks. ...
Published: 10/22/18
For killing his mother and niece, a half-century in prison for Pasco man

For killing his mother and niece, a half-century in prison for Pasco man

NEW PORT RICHEY — Jason Rios will spend up to half a century in prison for the 2015 murders of his mother and niece and the attempted murder of another niece.Rios, 28, could be eligible to be released in 39 years. By then, he will be 67 — and still s...
Published: 10/22/18
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