A New Year’s Eve home fire sparks a community’s compassion

A $10-a-plate pasta dinner benefit is planned this week to help a family who lost nearly all of their possessions when a New Year’s Eve fire raged through their Heritage Harbor home in Lutz. The fundraiser also will include raffles, a  50/50 drawing and games  — with 100 percent of the proceeds going to help Steve Dorsett, his wife, Maggi, and their children, 20-year-old Austin and 16-year-old … [Read more...]

Their crime-fighting careers inspire crime novels

Diane and David Munson, two authors from Tampa Bay, draw from their law enforcement careers to create crime thrillers. In addition to her private practice work as a lawyer, Diane worked as a federal prosecutor. David was a special agent with what is now known as NCIS (Naval Crime Investigative Service), and also did undercover work for the Drug Enforcement Administration. They are the … [Read more...]