A review of the child protective investigation of the mother of Je'Hyrah Daniels says there was no evidence to show the girl was at risk of harm before her death.
The former Democratic state senator is the first person named to the 13-member transit surtax oversight committee.
With elections in the rearview mirror, focus shifts to efforts to move the Tampa Bay Rays to Ybor City.
Hillsborough commissioners are not recommending a realignment of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail to make room for a 300-unit apartment block. But whether trail users can claim victory is unsure.
A growing urban and suburban population has shifted Hillsborough's politics, pundits say.
Eric Garcetti tells the ABC-TV host that the citizen-driven, voter-approved, penny on dollar sales tax for transportation is one of the midterm election's most exciting results.
The 30-year transportation measure will add a penny on the dollar to the sales tax and raise about $276 million per year. Voters were equally enthusiastic about a 10-year, half-cent sales tax for Hillsborough County Schools.
Democrats now control a majority on the Hillsborough County Commission for the first time since 2004.
The most-watched races were for two countywide seats where Democrats Mariella Smith was on her way to oust Republican incumbent Victor Crist in District 5 and Kimberly Overman looked nearly certain to best Todd Marks in District 7.
White, who was elected to the commission in 2014 after a four-year stint as a Hillsborough School Board member, was viewed as a strong favorite to retain the mostly rural and suburban seat.