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Epilogue: Dean Livermore, a Pasco County public defender who handled hard cases and advocated against the death penalty

Epilogue: Dean Livermore, a Pasco County public defender who handled hard cases and advocated against the death penalty

Mr. Livermore died on Nov. 28 from a heart condition. He was 66 and two days from retirement after serving 30 years in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Obituaries are a comforting tradition, but we also want to tell stories from people's lives

Obituaries are a comforting tradition, but we also want to tell stories from people's lives

The Tampa Bay Times' Epilogue feature used to be a regular series. Now, we're bringing it back.
Published: 12/06/18
George H.W. Bush's legacy remembered by his Points of Light

George H.W. Bush's legacy remembered by his Points of Light

The 41st President of the United States connected with Tampa Bay residents honored as one of his Daily Points of Light.
Published: 12/05/18
Presidents, others praise George H.W. Bush, who died at 94

Presidents, others praise George H.W. Bush, who died at 94

Said Barack Obama: "George H.W. Bush's life is a testament to the notion that public service is a noble, joyous calling. And he did tremendous good along the journey."
Published: 12/01/18
George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dies at 94

George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dies at 94

The 41st president dies Friday, just about eight months after his wife passed.
Published: 12/01/18
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

Nickelodeon says Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as ALS.
Updated one month ago
Plant City police: Fleeing driver kills man as he walks to work

Plant City police: Fleeing driver kills man as he walks to work

The driver is in custody, but the fugitive who sparked Friday's deadly incident is still being sought.
Updated one month ago
Police release name of man accused of leading officers on car chase that ended in crash

Police release name of man accused of leading officers on car chase that ended in crash

Reginald Mosley, 31, is charged with fleeing from police and attempted carjacking, among other crimes. A passenger in the car he was driving is still at large.
Updated one month ago
Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes, died Monday at age 95.
Updated one month ago
Hillsborough Sheriff's Office spurns ICE agreement but is still holding immigrants for the agency

Hillsborough Sheriff's Office spurns ICE agreement but is still holding immigrants for the agency

TAMPA - Ten months ago, Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister stood among a dozen or so Florida sheriffs to announce a new arrangement with federal immigration officials to deal with a legal quandary.The new agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs...
Updated one month ago