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May 22, 2001

Tampa Bay: May 22, 2001
City pays dearly for Ybor land
[Times photo: Thomas M. Goethe]
A battle with city officials over land for a parking garage turns a $185,000 investment into $1-million.
Hillsborough County news
2 New Tampa schools earn national honor
Hunter's Green and Tampa Palms earn the Education Department's Blue Ribbon status.

Deputy suspended for poor conduct
TAMPA -- A Hillsborough County sheriff's deputy was suspended for 15 days after an internal investigation determined that he arrested and harassed a man because of a personal vendetta.

Boy's death inspires a new organization
The parents of a boy killed crossing a street build a memorial, and a group forms to address unsafe driving.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Woman pleads guilty to abandoning cats
  • Violence shelter director calls it quits
  • Good news! Demand for water drops
  • Probation is price of her punch
  • Suddenly, stop sign case is over
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Woman seeks to block records
  • Test lays out leaders' qualities
  • Voice, bad time line tipped off deputies
  • Tarpon Springs man gets plea deal in Ybor City fight
  • Hit-run victim's family seeks answers
  • Spa hits the spot, not the pocketbook
  • Beach leaders rally around YMCA idea
  • Golfer utilizes titanium for relief
  • Let's build a first-class public library
  • Crime briefs
  • Outlaws get rowdy at Sunshine track

  • News of Florida
  • Bakker sets up camp in Florida
  • Fire crews mop up as rains aim to tease
  • State moves up a rung in child welfare ranking
  • Domestic violence law stiffens penalties
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