Dickey's Barbecue Pit, a Dallas barbecue chain that is the largest in the nation, has opened its first location in Hillsborough County.
Nicole G. Nachtman, tracked down by investigators in Tallahassee, had a difficult relationship with her mother leading up to the 2015 deaths in Carrollwood, court documents show.
Eric Franklin suggested that he and pregnant wife Laine name their baby after the first Lightning player to score a goal at a game they attended last year. Eight months later, Nikita Annette Franklin was born at 5:48 a.m.
Tampa Bay Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin died Thursday. Jack Sheppard served as sports editor during most of the 26-plus years that Tomalin was outdoors editor.
"The realization that life is fragile was made immediately apparent to me," said Mary O'Connor, who retired Friday aftrer 22 years with the Tampa Police Department.
PITTSBURGH -- Watch closely Nikita Kucherov's tying goal late in Game 4 against the Islanders in the last playoff round and you'll see all elements that make him one of the league's most dynamic scorers.
Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry will welcome a new high-tech permanent exhibit coming this fall that envisions a future with driverless cars and refrigerators that order food for you.
The calls for service begin early, appearing on police dispatch screens across Tampa Bay. Police show up at local Walmarts twice an hour, every hour, every day. Taxpayers get the bill.
KISSIMMEE -- Three thousand members of the nation's budding legal pot industry are visiting Florida this week -- and not for the beaches. "It has nothing to do with the climate or the attractions," said Chris Walsh, editorial director of Marijuana Business Daily, a
Joy Culverhouse's body has been kept at a Tampa funeral home while a battle plays out pitting her children against her grandson, who had power of attorney during the last years of her life.
Most, not all, of the Lightning's players were on the ice last year during a Game 7 win at the Rangers. One player who did not play will be the most important player for the Lightning, columnist Tom Jones writes.
I just finished reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and I'm offended. Not by the language, and not by the references to sex and drugs. Not by the unseen suicide, and not by the unseen pedophile.
The Lightning says the point of the giveaways is simple: to create an experience fans can't get by watching games on their big-screen TVs at home. But it takes planning.
The all-cash transaction, which closed Friday, was the highest-priced condo sale in Tampa Bay history and the highest-priced bay area residential sale so far this year.
Kenny Lawson, 26, has been homeless and without a car for the past year. But, all of a sudden, things have changed. The server and drag performer at Hamburger Mary's in Clearwater is expected to be featured on CBS's Undercover Boss.
Two years after construction began, downtown St. Petersburg's newest apartment tower is finished, offering such amenities as a yoga studio, glass-tiled sauna and rooftop pool with sweeping views of Tampa Bay.
Lightning center Brian Boyle enjoys being part of a large, raucous crowd. Oh, and his hockey team, too.
The economic connections between Florida and Brazil are growing broader and deeper every year. That's great when Brazil is expanding -- the Latin nation already is Florida's largest export trading partner.
A guide dog's illness brings an end to long walks and a goodbbye to many friends.
The children of a 74-year-old doctor stabbed and shot dead two years ago inside his Tarpon Springs home are suing their stepmother, Rebecca Schwartz, claiming she conspired to kill him.
Whatever happened to its mental toughness that got it here? How do you not show up for two periods? History suggests this team is very good at Game 7s, and Martin Fennelly says they'll have to be just that on Thursday.
The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference is a major annual confab that brings military commanders together with defense contractors to figure out what commandos need in a dangerous and ever-changing world.
The Lightning has confidence in Andrei Vasilevskiy, having seen him rise to the occasion in relief of Ben Bishop in last season's Stanley Cup final against the Blackhawks.
Three of the schools have used public funds to buy supplies and services, without bids, at often inflated prices from a family of interrelated companies with ties to Newpoint and its 54-year-old founder, Marcus Nelson May.
The problem on Tampa's biggest weekends -- about 14 of them a year -- is bad enough that the city is looking at the possibility of running shuttles on a loop among main event venues and parking garages that are largely empty.
The Whiteside family, owners of the Colonnade restaurant on Bayshore Boulevard for 80 years, hosted a public auction and watched the historic restaurant dismantled before their eyes.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The city's Community Planning and Preservation Commission on Tuesday rejected a request from preservationists to designate the former Pheil Hotel and Theater and Central National Bank local landmarks.
The Lightning is halfway to a Stanley Cup after dispatching the Red Wings and Islanders in the opening two rounds of the playoffs. So what did we find out in the second round?
While Lightning coach Jon Cooper said the loss of Steven Stamkos and Anton Stralman for the playoffs would be devastating, he also said it's not over. Columnist Tom Jones says the way this team has come together is remarkable.