Three people were hospitalized with possible stress-related injuries this afternoon when an Amtrak train slammed into the back semi-tractor trailer near Seminole Heights, cutting the trailer in half. Hillsborough County deputies say the semi was delivering tires to an automotive business at U.S.
A 25-year-old New Port Richey man accused of killing a woman and having sex with her corpse had been released from the Pasco County jail three weeks before the slaying.
School board members got their first look at next year's testing schedule, and four-page testing schedule scattered with strike-throughs to reduce it to two pages. The deleted tests will now be optional.
ASHLAND, Ky. - When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy turned country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart." And nearly 20,
PLANT CITY Lights are for the first time controlling traffic at the eastbound Interstate 4 exit ramp and Thonotosassa Road. The traffic lights were turned on as crews wrap up the $2 million project to improve the congested interchange.
Fans can gather at Amalie Arena this afternoon to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the New York Islanders in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Festivities at the plaza, outside the arena, begin at 5 p.m.
Soarin' will take flight once again at Epcot beginning June 17. Redubbed "Soarin' Around the World," the attraction will feature a new film presentation which will give guests birds-eye views of landmarks around the world, from the Great Wall of China to the Sydney
The mother of a 33-year-old South Florida woman who lost four of her five children in a crash on Interstate 95 says her daughter is "devastated" and "feels completely empty." The Florida Highway Patrol says the Saturday night crash in Palm Beach County was caused by a
There were fewer officers to mourn than in past years on Monday, a day in set aside each year to honor the Florida police officers, sheriff's deputies, state troopers and other law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.
The Florida Highway Patrol continues to search for the driver of a pickup truck or SUV that may be involved in a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian just north of Sun City Center early Monday morning.
Roberto Aguayo's ability to kick off deep, and kick high to take advantage of new kickoff rules, was a factor in the Bucs moving up 15 spots to draft him in the second round.
A 63-year-old Manatee County woman was killed in a double-murder-suicide at her daughter's home in Iowa, authorities said. Her daughter and estranged husband are also dead, authorities said. Investigators in Iowa said the man killed the two women, then killed himself.
If you missed RiverFest last weekend, you can see a big chunk of what you missed while only investing about a minute of your time. Videographer Nicole Abbett captured this time-lapse video over about two hours on Saturday, during the "night glow," a hot air balloon launch that took
Hillary Clinton's campaign has apologized for a recent comment she made that has offended Native Americans. On Friday, the Democratic presidential front-runner said in a CNN interview that she was used to dealing with men who "get off the reservation." The phrase
Bern's won the award for Outstanding Wine Program at the James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards in Chicago. The last time a Tampa restaurant won was in 1992, when Bern's was recognized for its wine program.
More than 100 spectators gathered in the shade of the oaks along Franklin Street on Tuesday morning to mark Tampa Police Department's remembrance of fallen officers. "It's important to remember not how they died but how they lived," Mayor Bob Buckhorn said.
To those watching from a distance, it appeared Carly Fiorina dropped through a trap door. In the blink of an eye. Actually, she stumbled off a stage seconds after introducing Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at an Indiana campaign event.
DETROIT - Nearly all Detroit public schools are closed Tuesday as mass teacher sick-outs over pay roll into a second day. The district released a list of 94 closed schools as of 7:15 a.m.
Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she
In addition to former VP of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, the Rays also welcome back former left fielder Carl Crawford, reliever J.P. Howell and starting pitcher Scott Kazmir, who they will face tonight.
Fans of great fight scenes will have an opportunity to see some all-time favorites on the big screen this month when Tampa Theatre brings "They Live" and "Bloodsport" to its new, late-night film series.
The jury deliberated eight hours Monday before ordering the company to pay $55 million to a South Dakota woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on years of talcum powder use.
Anton Stralman continues to take part in informal practices with the team, but has yet to take any form of contact to this point after fracturing his fibula in March.
A 74-year-old plant operator at Campbell Park Elementary was arrested last week on charges that he "forcibly" hugged and kissed a special needs student on campus, according to a Pinellas County arrest affidavit.
NEW YORK - The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history.
Should cruise lines and the Cuban government come calling, Port Tampa Bay is ready, willing and able to support cruises to the island similar to Monday's historic excursion.
Another hot one today in the Tampa area, but some significant weather changes are ahead beginning Wednesday. Temperatures should warm quickly again today, into the upper 80s, the National Weather Service says.
NEW YORK - Kate Upton has announced her engagement to baseball star Justin Verlander. The 23-year-old supermodel and actress took to the red carpet at Monday night's Met Gala in New York City to show off her ring.
From today's Indiana primary -- and an uncomfortable exchange between Ted Cruz and a Donald Trump supporter -- to a clever idea to pay parking tickets in Tampa, here are five things we're talking about this morning what to look for around the Tampa Bay region.
STUTTGART, Germany - Defense Secretary Ash Carter says an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq. Carter revealed the death at the outset of a news conference Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, where he has been consulting with European allies.