Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

What you need to know for Monday, April 18

The workweek gets off to a pleasant start with highs in the low 80s and a slight breeze, according to 10Weather WTSP.

• John Jonchuck, accused in the death of his daughter, is expected to make an appearance in court this morning.

• The political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally. The court is weighing the fate of Obama administration programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and grant them the legal right to hold a job.

• It's Mock Draft Monday. Staff writer Matt Baker brings you up to date on the latest projections for the Bucs and the top state college players this morning at tampabay.com/sports.

• State regulators are dropping the limit on redfish in the northern part of the state to one fish. The stocks are doing great in the Tampa Bay area because of catch and release, but in the Panhandle and Jacksonville area, the stocks are down. Read Outdoors Editor Terry Tomalin's report this morning at tampabay.com/sports.

• Plan your week! Here are the top things to do in Tampa Bay this week, including the St. Anthony's Triathlon and a Bloody Mary Festival in Tampa's Channelside district.

• There aren't too many 78-year-old social media icons adored by college students. Before George Takei talks tonight at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, the beloved Star Trek helmsman chatted with us about today's political climate, Donald Trump and what it means to be human clickbait.

George Takei speaks at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa tonight. Courtesy of George Takei.

George Takei speaks at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa tonight. Courtesy of George Takei.

What you need to know for Monday, April 18 04/18/16 [Last modified: Monday, April 18, 2016 11:18am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. In advertising, marketing diversity needs a boost in Tampa Bay, nationally

    Business

    TAMPA — Trimeka Benjamin was focused on a career in broadcast journalism when she entered Bethune-Cookman University.

    From left, Swim Digital marketing owner Trimeka Benjamin discusses the broad lack of diversity in advertising and marketing with 22 Squared copywriter Luke Sokolewicz, University of Tampa advertising/PR professor Jennifer Whelihan, Rumbo creative director George Zwierko and Nancy Vaughn of the White Book Agency. The group recently met at The Bunker in Ybor City.
  2. Kushner to testify before two intelligence committees

    Politics

    WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is set to make a second appearance on Capitol Hill — he will speak with the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, one day after he is scheduled to speak with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators behind closed doors.

    White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Intelligence Committee. [Associated Press]
  3. Rays blow lead in ninth, lose in 10 to Rangers (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Rays manager Kevin Cash liked the way Alex Cobb was competing Friday night. He liked the way the hard contact made by the Rangers batters went away after the second or third inning. So as the game headed toward the ninth, there was no doubt in Cash's mind that sending Cobb back to the mound was …

    Rays starter Alex Cobb can hardly believe what just happened as he leaves the game in the ninth after allowing a leadoff double then a tying two-run homer to the Rangers’ Shin-Soo Choo.
  4. Exhumation of Dalí's remains finds his mustache still intact

    World

    FIGUERES, Spain — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dalí's embalmed remains to aid a court-ordered paternity test that may enable a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of Dalí's vast estate.

    Salvador Dal? died in 1989 leaving vast estate.
  5. Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, U.S. intelligence intercepts show

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — Russia's ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney general, current and former U.S. …

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation after meetings with an ambassador were revealed.