TSA Looking At New Deal For USF 

Posted: 3:46 am Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

By Ann Kelly


usfAs the University of South Florida continues to look at the possibility of building an on-campus stadium, the Tampa Sports Authority will be talking about a proposed new deal between USF and Raymond James Stadium today that includes a six year deal with a five year option. That deal also has a termination clause with 24-month written notice. The TSA Executive Committee and the Bucs has to approve any deal first.


Frank Bybee

Frank Bybee – photo SCSO

A Sarasota deputy is charged with trying to kill a woman he was stealing money from. 46-year-old Deputy Frankie Bybee met the 79 year old woman when he was on a call to her home back in October. Bybee had allegedly sold her dog on Craigslist and checks were found with her forged signature and his fingerprints. He tried to kill the elderly woman and make it look like suicide. He’s facing charges of attempted murder and more.


snakeFlorida Fish and Wildlife are getting help with the python problem. They’re working with the Irula tribe from India that have already caught 13 snakes in just over a week. If you happen to spot any of those nonnative species call the Exotic Species Reporting Hotline at 888-Ive-Got1 (888-483-4681); go online at IveGot1.org or download the free “IveGot1” smartphone app.



Cheesy Fried Enchilada Funnel Cake by Kevin McGrath

The Florida State Fair has kicked off the third annual People’s Choice Fare Favorites and they’re looking beyond just burgers. You can see who’s in the running and vote at floridastatefair.com through Jan. 30. The winner will be announced Jan. 31.