Dennis Joyce - Day Editor

Day Editor

I am a newsman and communicator who pitches his tent at the crossroads of the community, the place you find the greatest number of ideas and the most fruitful debate. I’m a local news editor at the Tampa Bay Times, helping guide colleagues as they tell the stories of our community. It’s a role I’ve been blessed to play in half a dozen states, including two stints each in sunny Arizona and Florida. The approach I bring to the job is rooted in my family – including my wife Emilie and our two grown sons, one a world-traveling diplomat and the other a student in architecture. I’m a bicycle and transit commuter, so look for me on the bus and we’ll bat around a few ideas.

  1. A motor scooter driver died at the scene when he was struck by a car in Brandon on Thursday night.
  2. The internet tracker Downdetector listed a host of commercial websites affected by a widespread outage Thursday.
  3. Taylor Silva, 21, was arrested on a charge of DUI manslaughter in a crash that killed a passenger of his.
  4. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite captured this view of Tropical Storm Elsa churning off the coast of west Florida early Wednesday.
  5. Planes line up for takeoff along a taxiway at Tampa International Airport.
  6. On-campus classes are suspended Tuesday for Tropical Storm Elsa at the Unversity of South Florida and other schools.
  7. Volunteers prepare a storm shelter in Hillsborough County as Hurricane Irma threatened in 2019.
  8. It wasn't clear why a motorcyclist veered off the road and struck a curb early Monday, Tampa police said.
  9. A 14-year-old Dade City girl was fatally injured when she fell from an TV along Old Trilby Road north of Trilby Road. The intersection is pictured here.
  10. A 23-year-old New Port Richey woman ran a red light and collided with another vehicle, killing the driver, troopers said.
  11. Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan speaks with reporters following a fatal shooting involving an officer about 10:15 p.m. Sunday near a gas station on Temple Street.
  12. A truck driver from Holiday died after suffering a medical episode and crashing in Tampa.
  13. A passenger died and a driver received minor injuries after a crash at Interstate 75 and Big Bend Road.
  14. Authorities are looking for Othal Wallace, 29, in the shooting Wednesday night of a Daytona Beach police officer. The officer was in critical condition.
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  17. Former Florida lawmakers Arthenia Joyner and John Grant will be honored with the 2021 Lifetime achievement Award from the Tampa Tiger Bay Club.
  18. Tampa police investigate a shooting near the 50th Street exit on Interstate 4 that sent a man to the hospital.
  19. Tropical Storm Bill is one of three disturbances the National Hurricane Center is tracking in the Atlantic. Here are their locations as of 5 a.m. today.
  20. Robert Beausejour Jr., left, has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison for shooting to death Jeffry Negron, right, in December 2019.
  21. The weather outlook at 8 a.m. Monday showed three disturbances in the Atlantic hurricane region.
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  23. A Seffner man drove his pickup into the back of a car on the Selmon Expressway, causing a crash that killed the driver of the car, troopers said.