The Scoop: Mon., September 18, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

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New College forum

New College Interim President Richard Corcoran addressed a crowd during a public forum in West Tampa last Friday regarding his previous experience, the school’s trajectory, and controversies surrounding discrimination accusations at the school.

 

Teenage gun violence

Nijjah Douglass is facing charges of attempted murder in the first degree. The 16-year-old shot a 15-year-old acquaintance who suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound and remains in critical condition. Please call St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780 or text SPPD and your tip to TIP411 with any additional information.

 

Suicide awareness

The CEO of The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Clara Reynolds, spoke on WMNF’s Tuesday Café about suicide prevention and awareness. You can watch this full interview and find links to more resources on our website wmnf.org.

 

Money laundering accusations

Accusations of money laundering and bribery among other felony charges are what Miami commissioner Alex Diaz de la Portilla can expect to face in a case that involves shell companies and lobbyists influencing political committees.

 

Information from the Florida Public Media, News Service of Florida, and Associated Press was used in this report.

 

The Scoop: Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

The Scoop producer Corey Beltran
WMNF anchors Chris Young, Lisa Marzilli, Josh Holton, Seán Kinane
WMNF News Director Sean Kinane
WMNF reporters Chris Young, Lisa Marzilli, Josh Holton, Seán Kinane, Ta’Leah Van Sistine, Colleen Cole, Taylor Lovejoy
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