If you’re heading to Tampa’s Gasparilla Parade and Festival this weekend, the city of Tampa has released important information about parking and the parade route. It’s the 106th Gasparilla festival and the pirates are taking over again!
The Manatee County Sheriff in cooperation with The Division of Investigative and Forensic Services with the Florida Department of Financial Services, and The Department of Business and Professional Regulation conducted a joint Workers’ Compensation Fraud/ Unlicensed Contractor operation.
Teachers and staff received a message from district officials last week which instructed them to remove or cover all classroom libraries until the books could be reviewed. In order to avoid felony prosecution for potentially possessing a book that might not meet those guidelines, teachers covered their bookshelves.
Two former South Florida police officers turned themselves in Thursday morning to face felony charges over the beating of a homeless man who had been drinking outside a shopping center last month, officials said.