Sunday, November 19, 2017
On the night shift in Seminole Heights, Tampa police keep watch for a killer
Lt. Gary Neal with the Tampa Police Department responds to a crime scene in his district that involved a drive-by shooting on East Lake Avenue and North 22nd Street in Tampa on Saturday, November 18, 2017. OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times
TAMPATampa Police Lt. Gary Neal is almost halfway into his shift when the shots ring out.He jumps into his white 2016 Dodge Charger and races the few blocks from District 3 headquarters to the scene of a drive-by shooting in a city rattled by...
The Tampa Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office continue their investigation on the fatal shooting in the Seminole Heights neighborhood on Nebraska Avenue in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times
Romano: Hunting for a deadly needle in the Seminole Heights haystack
In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston stands on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Winston is being investigated for allegedly groping a female Uber driver in 2016. The Buccaneers quarterback has denied the charge on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.  (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Bucs’ belief in Jameis Winston has been shaken
A mosque in downtown Utica was once a Methodist church that had been abandoned and was going to cost the city about $1 million to raze. The Bosnian Islamic Association of Utica took it over and revitalized the property, which now serves a diverse Muslim population. (ALEX LEARY  |  Times)
In struggling upstate New York cities, refugees vital to rebirth