Bre Bradham - Former Times Staffer

Former Times Staffer

  1. Israel Barnes, right, alleges in a lawsuit that Arnold Levine, left, intentionally bumped him with Levine's vehicle. The two are linked by divorce proceedings. Attorney Levine represents Barnes' ex-wife.
  2. The Chamberlain High band prepares for its season opener Friday, which will include a performance with the band from rival Sickles High. The directors of the two bands are married. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]
  3. Google Stonebrier is a gated community in Lutz of about 500 homes that has pool rules regarding unsupervised teens and children.
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  5. Richard Dyer worked nearly 40 years at Plant High School before retiring in 2009. He coached basketball and taught science but may be best rememebred for his acts of kindness. [Courtesy of Rick Ferlita]
  6. Orientation for freshmen and new students originally was scheduled for Tuesday in the gymnasium at the South Tampa school. But Plant High administrators had to scramble to find another location when the gym's air conditioning quit working on a day the temperature topped 90 degrees. [Times files]
  7. People who witnessed a fatal boat crash off Davis Islands jumped in to help before first responders reached the scene. The driver hit a piling and was killed. A passenger was rescued from underwater and was undergoing treatment at nearby Tampa General Hospital.  [PAUL GUZZO   |   Times]
  8. Alex Hull, 31, faces charges related to inappropriate relationships with two students at Benito Middle School. [Hillsborough County School District]
  9. A pink cross along with other stuffed animals and flowers can be seen at the memorial site of four-year-old Je'Hyra Daniels near the Hillsborough River off West Columbus Drive in Tampa on Friday, August 3, 2018. Thursday evening, Tampa police responded to calls where four-year-old Daniels had been thrown into the river by her mother Shakayla Denson, who is now in custody and being charged with first-degree murder. [BRONTE WITTPENN | Times]
  10. Shoes can be seen under a car that Shakayla Denson stole and then parked near the Hillsborough River on Thursday, Tampa police said. Denson is accused of taking her 4-year-old daughter Je'Hyrah Daniels from the car to the river and leaving her there to die. [BRONTE WITTPENN   |   Times]
  11. Tampa minister Vicki Walker, who lives on the east side of the Hillsborough River, did not witness the abandonment of a 4-year-old girl in the water by a mother Thursday but saw its aftermath. A woman later identified as Shekayla Denson came out of the water and sat on the opposite bank. Denson has been charged with murder in the girl's death. [Courtesy of Vicki Walker]
  12. Shakayla Denson is in custody after she is accused of killing her four-year-old daughter. The girl was pronounced dead at St. Joe's Hospital. (Photo by Bronte Wittpenn, mugshot courtesy of Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)
  13. Volunteer  Steve Brown, 61, creates one of several posters to be used as protest signs in advance of President Donald's Trump visit to Tampa on Tuesday. NextGen Florida, a progressive activist group, created the posters on Monday using volunteers who found the event on Facebook. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]
  14. Tampa police arrest protesters Monday afternoon outside the offices of the Department of Homeland Security, 5524 W Cypress St. Those arrested are seeking to abolish the agency of  Immigration and Customs Enforcement. [BRONTE WITTPENN   |   Times]
  15. Derrion Rich faces one charge of first degree murder for shooting a 20-year-old Friday night, Pinellas Park police say. This is a 2017 booking photo of Rich. [Pinellas Park Police Department]
  16. Citrus County Sheriff Mike Pendergrast (left) stands with former crime scene specialist Ashley Pate in an undated photo from the agency website. Pate was fired July 13 after an internal investigation found she revealed confidential information. A warrant was also issued for her arrest. [Citrus County Sheriff's Office]
  17. Monica Lozano faces a second degree murder charge for the stabbing death of a roommate at an East Tampa rooming house Monday.
  18. Andrew Haley Morcombe (inset), a former major attached to Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base, , was setenced Thursday to 3 years in federal prison for international parental kidnapping in the 2014 abduction of his daughter. Morcombe, 51, claimed he took the girl, in violation of a custody agreement with his ex-wife, to protect her from alleged abuse. But federal prosecutors said there was no evidence that such abuse occurred.  [Andrew Morcombe photo courtesy of Morcombe]
  19. A week before a front-loading Tampa solid waste truck backed over pedestrian Marcia Woodside Rivers on a Davis Islands sidewalk, an operator documented problems with safety equipment on the rear of the truck.  [Document courtesy of City of Tampa]
  20. Police investigate a shooting at a South Tampa McDonald's on Friday night. (Bre Bradham  | Times)
  21. A group of about 25 people camping out in front of the Tampa DHS building protesting border patrol. (LUIS SANTANA   |   Times)