A jogger who appeared to be wearing headphones was hit and killed by an Amtrak train today after he failed to hear a conductor blowing a warning horn, Polk County deputies said.
Mayor Rick Kriseman's revised deal to allow the Tampa Bay Rays to look for a new stadium will not go before the City Council any time soon.
Screen on the Green is making its way back to Water Works Park next month. The free movie series, presented by Grow Financial Credit Union, is packed with loads of family fun.
TAMPA -- Florida has 61,000 businesses that export products or services to other nations, but more are needed to keep the economy growing, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said Monday, during a visit to Tampa.
Plant High School students planning an Ybor City party as an alternative to the school-sponsored prom canceled the event on Friday, the day before it was to be held.
A 45-year-old Kissimmee man faces several charges after an undercover sting that caught him soliciting sex and sending pornographic images to someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl, Polk County deputies said.
The Associated Press A 4-year-old girl grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted, "All I want is a slushie." Authorities say the
Tampa's Marine patrol unit rescued three teenagers whose boat capsized in Tampa Bay on Sunday evening. Matthew Mainzer, Hannah Cox and Aubin Ellis, all 15, were found clinging to the side of their boat about a mile south of the tip of MacDill Airforce Base around 6 p.m., according to a
JetBlue says it has fixed a "widespread system outage" that caused delays and long lines at several airports this morning, including Tampa International Airport. Thousands of JetBlue passengers attempting to check in were delayed and eventually given handwritten boarding passes,
MARSEILLE, France - European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of a 27-year-old German co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately flew a plane carrying 150 people into a mountain, a French police official said Monday.
A 21-year-old Brooksville woman faces a murder charge after Hernando deputies say she stabbed her mother multiple times with a knife early Monday. Shelia Davey, 55, walked into her kitchen and found her daughter Sara Davey holding a knife just after 1 a.m., according to a release from the Hernando
TAMPA -- Garrett Goodwin, an Army veteran from Tampa, has become an Internet sensation after confronting a man claiming to be an Army veteran as the man was panhandling at Dale Mabry Highway and Gandy Boulevard on Sunday afternoon.
A 15-year-old student at Hillsborough High School was arrested today after a school resource officer found a gun in his bag, police said. Gregory Hornsby, 15, of Tampa, faces charges of possessing a firearm on school property and minor in possession of a firearm.
MONTREAL -- Several surprises greeted the Lightning as they hit the ice for Monday's morning skate at Bell Centre. And the surprises came not only from who was on the ice, but which players were absent.
BAGHDAD - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, where a major offensive is underway against the Islamic State group, but the U.S.
A 43-year-old man was shot to death in Tampa on Saturday night, police said Monday. Robert W. Smith, of 1514 138th Ave., was found laying near his apartment around 11 p.m., according to a release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
NEW YORK -- Comedy Central has named Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show." Noah, who was recently brought aboard as an on-air contributor, was chosen two months after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was
A bystander's cellphone camera records video of a California firefighter falling through the roof of a burning garage while battling a house fire Sunday. Fresno Fire Chief Kerri Donis said the firefighter was hospitalized in critical condition after suffering burns on 60 percent to 70
Senior guard Kevin Capers scored 24 points to lead top-ranked Florida Southern over Indiana (Pa.) 77-62 at Evansville, Indiana, on Saturday to win the NCAA Division II men's basketball title.
A gradual warmup is forecast for the Tampa area after a weekend cool-down gave the region a break from the heat. Today will be pleasant and sunny, with highs in the mid-70s and lows in the upper 50s, according to the National Weather Service.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The St. Petersburg Police Department is offering a chance for juveniles who commit minor offenses to keep their criminal records clean through service in the community. Police are partnering with St.
Hillsborough deputies are searching for two men in connection with burglaries at three convenience stores since January. The men smashed the door or removed locks to get into the closed businesses.
TAMPA -- JP Morgan Chase & Co. will cut 65 jobs from its Tampa ranks, according to state records. The banking giant is presently cutting back on its student loan operations as part of its "simplification agenda." In 2013, the company stopped originating student loans, and
A 29-year-old Clearwater man was tracked to California and arrested over the weekend, joining six others facing charges in a Sarasota home invasion and slaying, authorites said. Aenri Ellis, aka Kali King, faces charges of second-degree murder and home invasion robbery with a firearm.
BOSTON -- Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013
FORT MEADE, Md. -- One person was killed in a firefight that erupted Monday after a car with two people tried to ram a gate at the Fort Meade, Md., military base near a gate to the National Security Agency, according to preliminary reports cited by two U.S.
No injuries were reported after firefighters extinguished a fire Monday morning at a Tampa apartment complex, authorities said. Tampa Fire Rescue was called at 7:46 a.m. to the Ashford Apartments, 10610 N.
The iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards. The pop singer cleaned house at the show Sunday, winning artist of the year and song of the year for "Shake It Off," and even assisted Madonna by strumming her guitar onstage while the pop icon sang a new song.
Eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural Glades County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Tony Kanaan is just going to keep driving. It's not like he hasn't had IndyCar success, especially in the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. In 11 starts, Kanaan has 10 Top-10 finishes, including a runner-up finish and now five third-place finishes,