Tampa News Wednesday, June 13
- ‘Major’ announcement about USF Sun Dome set for Tuesday
- Accused shark draggers expected in court
- Police: Florida man kills pregnant wife, dumps her body in a trash bin
- University of South Florida officials and local leaders have announced a new name forthe USF Sun Dome.
- In Tampa Bay and across the country, the Yuengling family is known for its commitment to the community, said USF System President Judy Genshaft.
- We are grateful to have such a well-known and reputable family associated with USF.
- It is important and valued to have such support from partners like D.G. Yuengling Son, Inc., and Tampa Bay Entertainment Properties.
- President Judy Genshaftwas joined byTampa Bay Sports and Entertainment CEO Steve Griggs andInterim USF Athletics Director Scott Kull for the announcement Tuesday afternoon.
@WFLA: #BREAKING: @USouthFlorida Sun Dome being renamed the Yuengling Center https://t.co/f4sB53yOuq https://t.co/7jLrVokz9O
- TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Two men accused of animal cruelty in a shark-dragging case that caused a social media uproar will go before a judge Wednesday.
- The men are accused of dragging a shark behind a boat in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Video of the incident went viral and garnered worldwide attention.
- One of the men in the video mentioned how the shark almost looks dead.
- Both men have remained silent and have never spoken out about the incident that happened in the Gulf of Mexico.
@WFLA: Accused #shark draggers expected in court today. https://t.co/lTiYTFmEKH https://t.co/5tHIa1mhrb
- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Authorities say a Florida man fatally shot his pregnant wife and dumped her body in a trash bin.
- A Fort Lauderdale police news release says 20-year-old Martine Bernard’s body was found early Tuesday morning in an alley behind the home she shared with her husband, 22-year-old Cassandritz Blanc.
- Bernard was six months pregnant.
- Hollywood police say 68-year-old Roosevelt Bernard was found fatally shot in the nearby city on Monday.
- Police did not say whether both victims were shot with similar guns or what may have motivated the killings.
@abcactionnews: Police: Florida man kills pregnant wife, dumps her body in a trash bin https://t.co/41rg5pmunY https://t.co/hGVhp0J8Dj