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April 23, 2003
Tampa Bay: April 23, 2003
Hillsborough County news
County rebukes 10 over bias case
Those punished include two department directors suspended for a week without pay. One worker was fired.
Iraq: Victim of war is laid to rest
TAMPA -- The hymns at St. Patrick Catholic Church were over and the Marines had crisply saluted the closed casket of their dead peer, Lance Cpl. Andrew Aviles.
USF official accused of peeping
The administrator was placed on paid leave. Police say he looked into a bathroom.
Death row inmate seeks to end appeal process
TAMPA -- Convicted murderer Newton Slawson reaffirmed his desire Tuesday to drop his legal fight to stay alive, telling a Hillsborough judge he is ready to be executed.
Under Iorio, City Hall gets new shape
Mayor Pam Iorio's reorganization plan revises department structures and calls for more administrators.
SunTrust sues landlord over Tampa home
TAMPA -- SunTrust Bank on Tuesday sued controversial Tampa landlord Steven Green, claiming he violated a written agreement when he "secretly" transferred ownership of his $1.7-million Hyde Park home to a family trust.
Schools could alter choice assignments
Parents of students specially assigned to schools outside their neighborhoods want to be grandfathered in when choice begins.
Gibsonton crash leaves one dead
GIBSONTON -- A 75-year-old woman was killed Tuesday afternoon during a multi-vehicle accident at Big Bend Road and U.S. 301.
Tampa Bay headlines
Computer to scan for crooks visiting court
Retire? Not for $525,000
City won't get 2007 Super Bowl
Report: Hockey owners lost $32.7-million
Schools face loss of almost 600 jobs
The price they didn't want to hear: $92,000
Howard Troxler: Everglades Forever? We'll see if they mean it
Peacocks ruffle feathers in Seminole neighborhood
Huge triathlon crowd to include 85-year-old doing her first race
Pinellas Park spent public money on private company
Gulfport park now groovy, not 'gross'
Districts redrawn to reflect census
What's up in church? Laity changing
Snell Isle man dies after riding bike into car's path
Airport's history, from blimps to bat planes
On the town: Checks presented to three groups
A hardy fest, Green Thumb to display buds and blooms
Buyers of first home can get a big boost
Summer forces local sailors to change course
Forerunners dominate Boston field
Treasure Bay focusing on another championship
Editorial: Security breach at airport is alarming
Lake project must not disturb eagles
Detectives tie church burglaries together
Museum given new 20-year lease
Rights policy gains ground
Shooting pellets leads to arrest
County may raise spending for health
Tarpon deli owners charged with fraud in Poland
2 pit bulls dragged by car, 1 injured
Why move park across the street?
News of Florida
Legislature: Legislators give GOP donor exemption
Seen any crabs in the mood?
In judging Florida, teachers do the salary math
Graham jumps into fray over medical cuts
Legislature: Senate: Give Glades cleanup 10 more years
Orange may vanish from auto tags
Legislature: House rejects Bush's bid for revote on bullet train
Legislature: Gambling ship operators offer tax deal
Legislature: Panel approves hikes in fees, fines
Stranded pilot whales improving
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