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Local schools succeed at 2013 ProStart Culinary Team Competition

Local schools succeed at 2013 ProStart Culinary Team Competition

Tampa Bay, Florida-- Congratulations are in order for students of Tarpon Springs High School, Leto High School and Avon Park High School as teams from each stood out among 55 Florida schools at the 13th Annual ProStart Culinary Team Competition last week in Orlando.

Teams from schools across the state were judged on their preparation of a gourmet meal, their ability to create a business proposal for a new restaurant, their creative design of an edible centerpiece and their finishing touches during an event called "the waiter’s relay race." 

Politicians with no company or product get millions in grant money

Politicians with no company or product get millions in grant money

Wauchula, Florida -- Finding a job is a tough task for thousands of Floridians. So when word a new company was coming to a small Bay area town, people had hope.

Rural Hardee County gave the company millions of dollars, but as the 10 News Investigators discovered, a group of powerful politicians without any company or product already had their own plans for that money.

Powerlifting contest in Town 'N County

Powerlifting contest in Town 'N County

Town 'N Country, Fl - The public is invited to attend the Beau Moore Classic Powerlifting contest and root for their favorite participant. Competitors ages 8 to 95 will compete in squat, bench press and deadlift.

The event will be held on March 16 at Jackson Springs Gym, 8612 Jackson Springs Road.

Cops: Man shot wife's lover, then called to report his crime

Cops: Man shot wife's lover, then called to report his crime

BRANDON, Florida -- Neighbors say they didn't hear the shots fired, or the police cruisers that followed.

"It was very quiet," says neighbor Courtney Dagou. "It's like it didn't even happen."

But what the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says did happen: 70-year-old Ralph Wald walked out of his bedroom late Sunday night at 513 Clara Drive and found his 42-year-old wife having sex with another man, 32-year-old Walter Lee Conley.

Hillsborough Commissioner Murman to host Morning Coffee event

Hillsborough Commissioner Murman to host Morning Coffee event

Hillsborough County, Florida--  Commissioner Sandra L. Murman, District 1, and her staff invite residents of Hillsborough County to join them for coffee this coming Friday morning.

They say the event will be an opportunity for Commissioner Murman to meet residents, have coffee, and discuss their thoughts and concerns on various projects and community issues.

Full event details are as follows: 

Friday, March 8th

Public invited to meet Doug Cooney and see staged reading at the Straz

Public invited to meet Doug Cooney and see staged reading at the Straz

Celebrated Los Angeles-based writer Doug Cooney is in Tampa this week to work with Patel Conservatory students as well as local school children. The public is invited to meet Cooney and experience the students performing a staged reading of Cooney's "Mustardseed" on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Straz Center's TECO Theater.