Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

The Morning Watch: Protests in Tampa, Ybor City as unrest over Trump election grows nationwide

Anti-trump protestors holds signs during a rally at the Sam M. Gibbons Federal Courthouse in Tampa on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times

Anti-trump protestors holds signs during a rally at the Sam M. Gibbons Federal Courthouse in Tampa on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. CHARLIE KAIJO | Times

Here's what's new around the bay area this morning.

While a protest turned into a riot in Portland, Ore., on Thursday night as similar gatherings continued to rise across the U.S. in protest of Donald Trump's election, groups of protesters took to the streets of downtown Tampa and Ybor City. Check out photos and video from the gathering.

FORECAST: COOL AND DRY WEEKEND AHEAD ACROSS TAMPA BAY

10News WTSP

The latest 7-day forecast

We hope you're making outdoor plans this weekend, because it doesn't get much nicer than this. A taste of fall is returning to Tampa Bay this weekend, with some northern areas waking up to temperatures in the mid-40s.

CLEARWATER MANAGER, ATTORNEY GET PAY RAISES

City Manager Bill Horne and City Attorney Pam Akin both received 3 percent pay raises last week following mostly favorable annual reviews by the City Council last month. Horne's salary increased to $196,757 and Akin's to $181,621, both still below the average pay for comparable local markets, according to human resources director Joseph Roseto.

WHAT TO WATCH AND LISTEN TO THIS WEEKEND

Ready for a break from the heavy news and politics of the week? We have some suggestions for what to watch and listen to this weekend and a "Stuff You Missed in History Class" podcast.

[Associated Press]

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp, right, communicates with defensive back Steven Montac (22) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Missouri 31-21.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL STATE IN A SNAP: MUSCHAMP RETURNS

With Will Muschamp returning to Gainesville as South Carolina's head coach, Matt Baker takes a look at his four seasons at Florida.

MAN FOUND BEATEN NEAR YBOR CITY DIES FROM INJURIES

Tampa Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found beaten on a street near Ybor City. Police responding to a call around 7 p.m. at 2317 N Nebraska Ave. say they found the unidentified man unconscious and suffering from upper body trauma. The man later died from his injuries at Tampa General Hospital, police said.

The Morning Watch: Protests in Tampa, Ybor City as unrest over Trump election grows nationwide 11/11/16 [Last modified: Friday, November 11, 2016 9:10am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Trigaux: How Moffitt Cancer's M2Gen startup won $75 million from Hearst

    Business

    TAMPA — A Moffitt Cancer Center spin-off that's building a massive genetic data base of individual patient cancer information just caught the attention of a deep-pocketed health care investor.

    Richard P. Malloch is the president of Hearst Business Media, which is announcing a $75 million investment in M2Gen, the for-profit cancer informatics unit spun off by Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center. Malloch's job is to find innovative investments for the Hearst family fortune. A substantial amount has been invested in health care, financial and the transportation and logistics industries.
  2. A boat lays on its side off the shore of Sainte-Anne on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, early Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after the passing of Hurricane Maria. [Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte | Associated Press]
  3. 7.1 magnitude quake kills at least 149, collapses buildings in Mexico

    World

    MEXICO CITY — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

    A woman is lifted on a stretcher from of a building that collapsed during an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. [Rebecca Blackwell | Associated Press]
  4. FHP seeks semitrailer truck driver that left fiery wreck on I-75

    Accidents

    TAMPA — The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a semitrailer truck that sped off from an Interstate 75 crash that left another car burning on Tuesday afternoon.

    Troopers were looking for the driver of a semitrailer truck that sped off from an accident scene on Interstate 75 in Tampa on Tuesday afternoon that caused a car to catch fire. [Courtesy of Florida Highway Patrol]
  5. Joe Maddon gets warm reception in return to the Trop

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The night was arranged to honor former Rays manager Joe Maddon in his first visit back to the Trop, and the standing ovation from the bipartisan crowd and scoreboard video tribute seemed proper acknowledgments of his hefty role in the Rays' success during his nine-year stint.

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) talks with reporters during a press conference before the start of the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.