TAMPA — A pedestrian was killed Sunday morning in a car crash on Florida Avenue, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House quit early. Senate Democrats sued. The state still has no budget, and no one has figured out a compromise on how to pay for health care.
A New Port Richey motorcyclist was killed and his passenger critically injured in a crash in Pasco County early Sunday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
WASHINGTON — Like many conservatives, Gayle Trotter disagrees with Jeb Bush on a range of issues, but as she listened to him Thursday, something happened.
Thousands of fans turned out for Day 2 of WMNF-88.5's Tropical Heatwave festival on Saturday, with artists like the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Fleshtones and more filling the Cuban Club and other venues all night long. Brian Mahar was there snapping photos; click the headline of this post for a slideshow.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.
SPRING HILL — Deputies shot and injured a man Saturday evening during a domestic violence situation that turned violent when the man stepped outside the house armed with a long gun, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.
ST. PETERSBURG — As much as Rays starter Chris Archer is into positive thinking and putting process ahead of performance, he knew deep down he couldn't maintain the run he had been on, rolling into Saturday's start having not allowed an earned run over his four previous outings.
LAS VEGAS — The fight of the century lived up to much of the hype.
INSIDE COLEMAN PRISON — Twenty-one years into his nearly 50-year sentence, the graying man steps inside his stark cell in the largest federal prison complex in America. He wears special medical boots because of a foot condition that makes walking feel as if he's "stepping on a needle." He has undergone tests for a …
TAMPA — It usually wouldn't be noteworthy for a Hillsborough County Democrat to give a shout-out to Pat Frank at a news conference. The 85-year-old county clerk and former state legislator and county commissioner is a legendary, revered figure in local politics.
ST. PETERSBURG — It's budget season in a booming city. That means politicians and city budget officials have stepped up on the fiscal balance beam.
The abrupt end to the legislative session has stalled resolution of a long-simmering dispute between the state Department of Juvenile Justice and Florida counties — including four in Tampa Bay — over how to split the cost of housing young detainees.
NEW YORK — A plainclothes New York City police officer riding in an unmarked car was shot and critically wounded Saturday evening by a man he and other officers were pursuing after suspecting him of carrying a gun, a police spokeswoman said.
TAMPA — It starts with freshly minted quarterback Jameis Winston. From there, the only way to cure the sick dog that was the 2-14 Bucs is to surround him with as many young, fast and talented players as possible during the rest of the NFL draft.