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February 16, 2001

Tampa Bay: February 16, 2001
Crop of troubles springs from front yard planter
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
TAMPA -- Like many working people, Akin Ashekun doesn't have much time for his yard.
Hillsborough County news
High court upholds killer’s death sentence
TAMPA -- It was the most poignant moment of Lawrence Singleton's 1997 murder trial.

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run on Dale Mabry
TAMPA -- A car struck and killed a bicyclist Thursday night on S Dale Mabry Highway and then sped away, Tampa police said.

Track squad exceeds coach’s expectations
TAMPA -- One of the first things Kelly Phillips did when she became the full-time cross country/track and field last year was look over the team roster.

Bulls bits
TAMPA -- The season-opening three-game set against Stetson had mixed results for the baseball team.

Spartan shorts
TAMPA -- In beating Nova Southeastern and then-No. 3 Georgia College and State, the UT baseball team has leaped to the No. 2 spot in the Division II Poll.

New building makes connection
The USF project is described as a physical bridge between H. Lee Moffitt and the "core campus."

Holocaust’s horror comes to forefront
The faces of the Holocaust are hard to forget.

Campus calendar
DANCE: UT hosts a Spring Dance Concert at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, in the David Falk Theatre.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Questions swirl in Sabrina case
  • 2-year-old boy's killer avoids death penalty
  • Free parkway ride ends Saturday
  • Face scans match few suspects
  • Trade-off to keep USF intact
  • Coach pleads no contest to firearm charge, criminal mischief
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Judge to rule if murder defendant is fit for trial
  • Eight are arrested in Web sex operation

  • Pinellas headlines
  • After apparent murder, woman found burning behind church
  • Candidates turn more aggressive
  • Ford says she can't afford election fee
  • Council refuses to limit use of reclaimed water
  • Rezoning approved for office complex
  • Disbarred attorney charged with theft
  • Woman accused of fleecing elderly man
  • Another smoker killed in home blaze
  • Suspect arrested in 3 bank heists
  • Flames shoot up vent through roof
  • Civility, productivity return to Tarpon Springs government
  • Fears shouldn't keep restrooms from park
  • Dunedin Masonic lodge installs officers
  • New postmaster named for Dunedin
  • Free safety checks for boats offered
  • Scanga squad, Kampman take tourney titles
  • A Stirling thank-you
  • Times staff writer
  • Best bets

  • News of Florida
  • Teachers center may face budget ax
  • Weeping dad tells of horror, found too late
  • Researcher praises threat of vouchers
  • Around the state
  • Slain tycoon left behind two wills
  • Secret or Sunshine? Who knows?
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