Tribune staff The first item into the new Amazon warehouse in Ruskin last week is now the first one to ship out, an "Anna" doll from the Disney movie "Frozen," shipped to an unnamed customer in New York.
The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, a devout Muslim, should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.
The Federal Communication Commission is scheduled to vote today on whether to eliminate the NFL's longstanding television blackout policy. The commission has spent the past year seeking public input regarding blackout regulations.
WASHINGTON -- Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face lawmakers today for the first public accounting of the details surrounding an embarrassing and worrisome security breach at the White
The Associated Press Authorities say a Flagler County man is accused of killing a 4-month-old puppy at his girlfriend's house. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 27-year-old Wesley Jackson, of Palm Coast, was charged with cruelty to animals after a Sept.
DALLAS -- A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.
A Dunedin man was arrested on Monday after he broke into a woman's home wearing a Ninja mask and tried to sexually batter her, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.
A St. Petersburg man was killed Friday in a traffic accident. Around 4:05 p.m. Randall Justin Petterson, 53, was traveling southbound on a dirt bike on 37th Street North in St.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Roughly three years after cameras first started snapping photos of red-light runners, the cameras will be shuttered permanently today, bringing the controversial city program to an end.
PLANT CITY -- A Plant City insurance agent and financial advisor will serve at least 21 months in prison on a charge she defrauded elderly clients of $200,000, officials say.
Out with the Forum: Workers today are putting the final touches on renaming the downtown Tampa building to Amalie Arena.
NEWARK, N.J. -- An attorney representing actor-comedian Tracy Morgan says it's "appalling" that Wal-Mart calls Morgan partly to blame for injuries he suffered in a New Jersey highway accident involving one of the company's trucks.
ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season. The decision was announced soon after the Raiders (0-4) returned from London, where they lost their 10th straight game dating to last season, 34-14 to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
SCOTT, Ark. - Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete company. Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Lt.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of
SALT LAKE CITY -- A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he derailed an investigation into military contract fraud by making a suspect appear to be a key counterintelligence source.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The deal for Tampa Bay Rowdies owner Bill Edwards to run Al Lang Stadium is back on. Attorneys for the Rowdies and the St. Petersburg Baseball Commission, the non-profit group that runs Al Lang, informed city officials Monday that they have agreed to a confidential
WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators have approved Dominion Energy's proposal to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. In a decision late Monday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project, as approved with
TAMPA -- A first-time candidate has filed to challenge Mayor Bob Buckhorn in the spring city election. Becky Rubright, 41, a Seminole Heights resident who runs the Living Harmony Healing Center, filed paperwork Friday to take on the popular mayor.
ST. PETERSBURG -- Police officers are expected to start wearing darker uniforms in November, but they won't be the black ones Police Chief Anthony Holloway previously said he wanted. Holloway announced officers will wear a navy or dark blue uniform.
Police are warning St. Petersburg residents about an identity theft ring that targets women's purses. Detectives said Tuesday they're tracking 18 cases since August involving the highly organized automobile burglary group known as the Felony Lane Gang.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon says a "serious lack of communication" led to wobbly quarterback Shane Morris playing Saturday against Minnesota when he should have been pulled for his own safety.
An Iowa woman said she and her husband recently waited 20 minutes for water during a recent restaurant visit, more than hour for dinner, and the service was generally awful.
On the last day of September, showers and isolated storms are again in the Tampa-area forecast, but the end recent daily deluges is in sight, the National Weather Service says.
TAMPA -- As Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper walked down the hallway toward the locker room following Friday's 6-3 preseason victory against Dallas, he all but did a double take to make sure he was not accidentally in the World's Most Famous Arena.
PHOENIX -- Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her punishment.
Expect more rain Tuesday, but drier days are likely later this week. There's a 50 percent rain chance Tuesday, and highs will be near 87 degrees. By Sunday, the area will see more sunshine and lower humidity, said WFLA-TV meteorologist Bryan Bennett.
Tampa emergency rescuers responded to nearly 300 cardiac-arrest calls last year, and about the same number the year before. Those numbers were high enough to prompt the Tampa Police Department to explore carrying defibrillators in some patrol cars.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The police department is seeking $141,400 to start a new unit that will focus on using computer software to detect crime hot spots and patterns. The department is requesting $94,100 to purchase software that will analyze crime information regarding such things as locations,
On a Tuesday morning in early September, Rick Scott made an unannounced stop at Bennett's Fresh Roast in Fort Myers. He was there to grab a doughnut, shake some hands and snap a few pictures before heading to a scheduled campaign event nearby.