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Jury Awards Former USF Registrar $310,500 Verdict

Jury Awards Former USF Registrar $310,500 Verdict

MRS. ANGELA DEBOSE   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor                 In December 2015, Mrs. Angela DeBose, a former Registrar at the University of South Florida, filed a lawsuit. In the lawsuit, she alleged that she was the victim of “an invidious scheme to terminate” her, discrimination, and retaliation. On September 26th, after…

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6th Annual Central Park Village Reunion Planned

6th Annual Central Park Village Reunion Planned

ALI MUHAMMAD Reunion Organizer    The Central Park Village Public Housing Complex was “home” to thousands of families between 1954 and 2007.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   For the last five years, former residents of the now defunct former public housing complex have held a reunion. This year, the organizers have…

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Alumni Focus On Helping Youth Become Readers

Alumni Focus On Helping Youth Become Readers

These young men represent Tampa and are attending college in Tallahassee. Those shown from left to right: Daniel Smithen, Calvin McClarin, Aaron Webb, Bryce Nichols, MarQuavis Hamilton, FAMU Alumni President; Markel Jones, Pierre Alsint, Alumni Vice President; Gabriel Belcher, and Chris Williams. Not shown are: Keyshawn Spain, Evan Williams, William Bell, Willie Bell, Jamar Smith,…

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Infant Killed In Single-Car Accident

Infant Killed In Single-Car Accident

LORRAINE SAILOR               The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating an accident in which three children were injured. One died as a result of her injuries. According to investigators, Ms. Lorraine Sailor, 50, of Brandon, was driving a 2008 Hyundai Elantra northbound on I-75. Shortly after 3 p.m., while south of Fletcher Avenue, Ms. Sailor veered…

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Child Reported Missing Found  Safe

Child Reported Missing Found Safe

A child who was reported missing to the police this weekend has been located. He has been located and safely returned home. According to the Tampa Police Department, 5-year-old Ryan English was reportedly last seen in the area of N. 39thStreet and E. Regnas Saturday morning. He was located with a relative. Police did not release…

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Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Dead, 1 Arrested

Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Dead, 1 Arrested

ANTWAN HILL 10/18/1988 — 10/4/2018   STEVIE MURPH … Charged with first-degree murder   Detectives with the St. Petersburg Police Department arrested a man last week. He was taken into custody after he hit two vehicles and flipped the SUV he was driving. According to police, shortly after 2 a.m., Thursday, Antwan Hill, 29, was at…

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Accident Involving Semi Claims Life Of One Driver 

Accident Involving Semi Claims Life Of One Driver 

              Detectives are currently investigating an accident that took place on E. Fowler Avenue. The accident took place Tuesday. According to investigators, a semi truck and at least 5 other vehicles were involved. As a result of the accident, the semi ran off I-75, landing on top of another vehicle on Fowler Avenue. Five…

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Tampa Bay Rays To Take Part In Gun Swap Saturday

Tampa Bay Rays To Take Part In Gun Swap Saturday

SHERIFF CHAD CHRONISTER   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office will host a Gun Swap on Saturday, October 6, 2018. During the event, participants will also have an opportunity to receive a voucher for a pair of Tampa Bay Rays tickets. The $50 cash and voucher for the…

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Artwork Of Tampa Native On Display In 3 States

Artwork Of Tampa Native On Display In 3 States

MRS. JANICE HALL McCASKILL    SCARLET BLUEZ … On display in New York City   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   As youngsters, children are introduced to the art of coloring. And adults encourage children to express themselves in color, do a good job, and stay in the lines. Mrs. Janice Hall McCaskill reconnecting…

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