Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Human Interest

Cuba bans tattoo parlors so getting one carries health risks. Tampa artists to the rescue.

Cuba bans tattoo parlors so getting one carries health risks. Tampa artists to the rescue.

"It is illegal, but everyone is doing it," said James Langner, 41, general manager of the eight Atomic Tattoos parlors in Hillsborough County. "It is being done in a real primitive way."
Updated: 4 hours ago
Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies investigating woman's death in Lake Egypt Estates

Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies investigating woman's death in Lake Egypt Estates

Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene of a suspicious death at about 8p.m. Monday in the Lake Egypt Estates neighborhood near Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Pedestrian killed in crash with wrong-way driver while loading bicycle onto PSTA bus

Pedestrian killed in crash with wrong-way driver while loading bicycle onto PSTA bus

Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was killed by an out-of-control vehicle while hitching a bicycle to the front of a county bus.
Published: 11/12/18
Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes, died Monday at age 95.
Published: 11/12/18
An empty foxhole, an anonymous grave, and a World War II mystery solved after 74 years

An empty foxhole, an anonymous grave, and a World War II mystery solved after 74 years

Jack Cummings posed on the lawn in his uniform, hands clasped behind his back, his Army cap perched on his head at a jaunty angle.
Published: 11/12/18
Hillsborough Sheriff's Office spurns ICE agreement but is still holding immigrants for the agency

Hillsborough Sheriff's Office spurns ICE agreement but is still holding immigrants for the agency

TAMPA — Ten months ago, Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister stood among a dozen or so Florida sheriffs to announce a new arrangement with federal immigration officials to deal with a legal quandary.The new agreement with U.S. Immigration and ...
Published: 11/12/18
Congressman-Elect Dan Crenshaw visits Saturday Night Live to accept Pete Davidson’s apology

Congressman-Elect Dan Crenshaw visits Saturday Night Live to accept Pete Davidson’s apology

Last week on Saturday Night Live, Pete Davidson made the regrettable decision to make fun of Dan Crenshaw, a Republican Congressional candidate who lost an eye to an IED while serving in Afghanistan.
Published: 11/11/18
Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene
Published: 11/09/18
Judge okays wedding anniversary trip for Lakeland store owner facing murder charge

Judge okays wedding anniversary trip for Lakeland store owner facing murder charge

LAKELAND — A former Lakeland city commissioner charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a man he suspected of shoplifting is on house arrest, but that won't stand in the way of a weekend trip he had planned with his wife next month to Sava...
Published: 11/09/18
‘Bushwick’ stars Snow, Bautista give Tampa a strong presence at Sundance

‘Bushwick’ stars Snow, Bautista give Tampa a strong presence at Sundance

Leaders of the film commission offices from the Tampa Bay area are in Park City, Utah, this week for the Sundance Film Festival.As the largest independent film festival in the United States, it’s an ideal place to meet directors and producers and sel...
Published: 01/24/17
Updated: 11/08/18