Tampa Bay: March 16, 2001
Hillsborough County news
Tennis court upsets neighbors
TAMPA -- At 130 feet long and 70 feet wide, with eight lights towering over it, the tennis court under construction at 3319 Wallcraft Ave. strikes some neighbors as an incongruous element on the block.
Report: Health plan may go broke
Even if a delayed tax increase were in effect, Hillsborough's indigent health plan could face losses.
Alvarez to join law firm
Hillsborough's chief judge, whose courthouse was mired in controversy, confirms the move.
Tampa officer cleared in fatal shooting of teen
Whether the rookie officer violated any Police Department policies is still open to investigation.
Tax architect criticizes plan for museum
The former county commissioner who devised the Community Investment Tax says voters wanted neighborhoods rebuilt.
Once a key witness, man now faces own sentence
TAMPA -- Jarrett Brock, who helped convict a former friend in a videotaped stabbing in Ybor City last year, was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday on unrelated charges.
Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo will open at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4333 Gunn Highway.
TAMPA -- In winning the NCAA Division II South Region for the first time March 10, the Spartans (24-6) defeated Kentucky State, Eckerd and Henderson State to advance to the elite eight for the first time. The Spartans will now face Adelphi (N.Y.), the only undefeated team in college basketball.
TAMPA -- Despite allowing five hits and retiring 11 consecutive batters at one point, pitcher John Gorham and his USF teammates fell 8-2 to No. 7 Miami on Tuesday night.