BLUFFTON, S.C. -- The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hosting a conference call and webinar with Florida hospital workers this afternoon to discuss the spread of the Zika virus. State and federal health officials will discuss the virus, symptoms, treatments and other precautions with doctors and
TEHRAN, Iran - Iranians celebrated nationwide Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 revolution that ousted a pro-Western monarchy and brought Islamists to power. State television aired footage of rallies in Tehran and other cities and towns across the country, many of them in
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get back in the debate ring tonight in Milwaukee with an increasingly bitter family score to settle. The debate, on PBS, comes just 48 hours after Sanders' victory over Clinton in the New Hampshire primary by 22
TALLAHASSEE -- Law enforcement officers would need "reasonable suspicion" to stop and inspect boats sporting state safety stickers, under a measure that sailed through its final House committee Wednesday. The Economic Affairs Committee voted 12-3 to approve the proposal (HB 703),
Students at Nativity Catholic School in Brandon joined Christians the world over for Ash Wednesday services and the start of Lent -- a six-week period of prayer, penance, atonement and self-denial in preparation for Easter.
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption and other charges, a South Korean official said Thursday. If true, the execution of Ri Yong Gil, chief of the North Korean military's general staff, would be the latest in a series of
A man suspected of trying to run over a Pasco County sheriff's deputy has been arrested in Seminole County. J'Rokton Dominque Williams, 26, was caught in Winter Park about 5 p.m.
TAMPA -- It's easy to categorize University of South Florida senior catcher Lee Ann Spivey as one of the best players in the softball program's history. She's a four-year starter, an unquestioned leader, an expert handler of USF's pitching staff.
TAMPA -- President Barack Obama, who has relied heavily on Special Operations Forces in the battle against Islamic extremists, has given U.S. Special Operations Command a budget boost in his final spending plan, details of which were unveiled in Washington on Tuesday.
An 18-year-old Lakeland man was found guilty Tuesday of fatally stabbing a puppy with a stick. A jury convicted Cody Rutledge on a charge of cruelty to animals, a third-degree felony that could carry a five-year prison sentence.
State investigators are looking at a man who explained in an online video how he breached a Lee County Supervisor of Elections computer server without permission. The News-Press in Fort Myers reports the Florida Department of Law Enforcement recently carried out a search warrant at the Estero
Tampa city officials today will break ground on the latest addition to the city's skyline. When completed, the Carter Tower on 915 Franklin Street -- two blocks north of Tampa Theatre -- will stand 23 stories and include 362 apartment units and 8,000 square feet of retail space,
BRUSSELS - NATO's European commander on Thursday ordered three warships to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, said the warships, now under German command, will
PAJU, South Korea - South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, a move that will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas' last major cooperation project as punishment over Pyongyang's recent rocket launch.
PORTLAND, Ore. - The FBI said Wednesday it has moved to contain the last few occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge who were part of a protest that began more than a month ago over federal land policy.
NEW YORK - Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, "60 Days In," that will air starting next month.
SAN DIEGO - The Army has paid $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who says she was fired after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor, defense lawyers said today.
SAN DIEGO - For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing today from another person who was shot that night and called for the release of Sirhan.
HAMILTON, Ala. - A man accused of fatally shooting two people at a west Alabama law firm and a nearby accounting office has been charged with two counts of capital murder.
TALLAHASSEE -- A House committee advanced a bill that would give Hillsborough County regulatory powers over ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft, but the measure could be dead on arrival in the Senate over disagreements on background checks and driver insurance.
Olivia Stacey and Lynden Ostrander highlight the top ten plays in high school basketball. To nominate a play for next week, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southeastern Grocers, parent of Winn-Dixie, BI-LO and Harveys grocery stores, has closed the Winn-Dixie in the Skipper Palms shopping center, 2540 Bearss Ave., Tampa. The chain said all employees were offered positions at other Winn-Dixies.
The winds of recent days have died down, and overnight temperatures in the Tampa area dropped quickly as a result, forecasters say. Lows this morning were in the 30s and 40s across the region, with a freeze warning for Hernando County in place until 9 a.m., the National Weather Service says.
TALLAHASSEE -- With a gap of nearly $1 billion, the House and Senate began discussing separate spending plans Wednesday that vastly differ from Gov. Rick Scott's requests for $1 billion in tax cuts and $250 million in economic incentives to attract business.
BAYONNE, N.J. - A cruise ship battered by a major storm in the Atlantic Ocean returned to its New Jersey port on Wednesday night. Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas docked at Bayonne's Cape Liberty shortly after 9 p.m., its passengers cheering wildly.
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah committee of all-male lawmakers has voted to keep the sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products despite an international push to remove it.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - A man who spent three decades in prison for a rape conviction based in part on one strand of hair was freed Wednesday after a judge said he is "reasonably sure" the man is innocent and believes prosecutors cannot win a conviction at a retrial.
Through 53 games, one of the top goal scorers in the game is not producing at his usual level.
A man was charged Tuesday after he allegedly broke into a Land O' Lakes storage facility and stole more than $6,000 worth of property, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said.