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Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015
Tampa’s red light cameras up for discussion this week
** FILE PHOTO** A sign warning drivers that a red-light camera is being used is seen at the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and Ashley Drive Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Tampa. The Tampa City Council voted itself out of the red-light camera business Thursday. Though every single council member spoke highly of the program, they nixed a proposed two-year extension on the contract because they were unclear where the revenue was going. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
The city’s red light cameras once again come under the microscope this week with some council members seeking answers about why most of Tampa’s share of camera fines ends up in the pockets of American Traffic Solutions.
Periods of overcast and cloudy conditions in the Tampa area as the remnants of T.S. Erika affect the weather on the west coast of Florida. JAY CONNER/STAFF
How wet was August? Reaaaally wet
Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria watches his solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph in the fifth inning  in Baltimore. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Backed by three Rays homers, Archer gets his 12th win
Photo of the VA is Lying billboard on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. PHOTO FROM SALLY MULCARE
Angry billboard brings national VA protest to Haley center
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