Four cars were destroyed and several others damaged in a fire at a St. Petersburg parking garage early Saturday morning. According to police, a patron was parking their vehicle in the second floor of the garage, at 360 Central Ave., when they noticed flames and smoke coming from the engine area.
TAMPA -- The United States' five-decade-long policy of isolating Cuba was meant to economically cripple its Communist government. Instead, some in the medical profession say, it played a role in crippling the bodies of some with debilitating hip and knee problems who could have sought
CAROLINA PANTHERS (3-0) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-2) Today's game: 1 p.m., Raymond James Stadium TV: Fox, Ch. 13 Radio: 620 AM; 95.3 FM; 103.5 FM 3Keys to victory CLEAN IT UP The Bucs blamed poor execution for many of the myriad problems they experienced in the 19-9 loss to the
SUNRISE -- Jonathan Drouin scored with 2:02 left to give the Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Panthers in the preseason finale on Saturday night. Ondrej Palat and Brian Boyle also scored in the third period as Tampa Bay erased a 2-0 deficit.
Polk County sheriff's deputies have issued a Silver Alert for an endangered 95-year-old Davenport man. George Emery Sr. was last seen at 6 p.m. Thursday in his 1999 maroon Plymouth minivan.
Before the game Cash said RHP Chris Archer would pitch as long as he could. But Archer left the game after five innings having thrown only 72 pitches. "I didn't feel like myself," Archer said.
OLIN, N.C. - An emergency medical services director says 25 people were injured when a concrete canopy collapsed on a group of high school band students gathered for a competition in North Carolina.
TAMPA -- The constant motion of the NHL spotlight rarely managed to shine on Victor Hedman early in his career. When it did, it usually resulted in questions about his development.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Dalvin Cook had a 94-yard touchdown run before leaving with a left leg injury, and No. 11 Florida State held on to beat Wake Forest 24-16 today.
Hundreds of children and a few adults steered gravity-powered box cars down gently sloping Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater during Saturday's sixth annual Achieva Box Car Rally. The event has raised more than $115,000 for Pinellas County schools, with grants distributed by the
A low-pressure system will produce showers in the Gulf of Mexico that will move on shore today, creating a rainy and breezy end to the weekend across the Tampa Bay region.
TAMPA -- Chief among the intangibles that are most indiscernible is the will to win. It is a fire that burns deep in the soul. Or in the case of Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David, deep into the night.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The new approach to hitting came about after meetings between hitting coach Derek Shelton and Kevin Cash, Cash and the baseball ops guys and Shelton and assistant hitting coach Jamie Nelson.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Nicholas Bentley ran for two touchdowns and Savannah State snapped a 24-game losing streak with a 37-27 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday night. The victory was the first for the Tigers (1-3, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic) since it defeated Fort Valley State 27-20 on Sept.
GAINESVILLE - It was loud, louder, LOUDEST. The Swamp, returning to all its intimidating glory, came back alive. And so did the University of Florida Gators. Suddenly, the No. 25-ranked Gators are back in the national conversation.
ST. PETERSBURG - Tim Beckham had a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the AL East champion Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday night.
TAMPA -- On a Saturday afternoon, Ariel Zavala sits in the back of Capelo's Salon in Tampa as her mother carefully sets her acrylic nails. Her tips are long and pointy and painted a feisty, fire-engine red.
It's hard to stop any train, especially the "A-Train," but Mike Alstott knows what to expect Sunday afternoon at Raymond James Stadium when he enters the Bucs Ring of Honor.
One person died this morning in a three-vehicle crash in North Lakeland, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. About 7:30 a.m., a 2004 Dodge Neon driven by Jeffrey Watson, 47, of Plant City, and a 2008 International tractor-trailer driven by Daniel Sorrell, 53, of Cullman, Alabama, were
PEORIA, Ariz. - Authorities are investigating whether a drive-by shooting on a metro Phoenix freeway is related to a string of recent shootings or an isolated incident. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Raul Garcia said today state troopers responded to reports of someone
NASSAU, Bahamas -- An intensive search by U.S. Coast Guard and Navy aircraft has turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.
TAMPA -- The restaurant was abuzz as reporters showed up to cover the arrest of an employee at a neighboring cellphone store on charges of stealing a customer's nude pictures from her phone.
ST. PETERSBURG -- There were a lot of rookies on the Rays this season, including the oldest one who occupied the manager's office. And like the rookie pitchers and outfielders and infielders and catchers, Rays manager Kevin Cash had his moments -- some good, some not so good,
NEW YORK - Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a doubleheader sweep.
A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash, the Haines City Police Department said. About 12:12 p.m., Philip Boibeaux Jr. of Davenport was eastbound on County Road 547, police said.
TAMPA -- More than a year after flying into a rage at a Fowler Avenue gas station, where he pointed a gun at a clerk, insulted the man's ethnicity and later fired shots into the air, Clay Allred stood ramrod straight in a Tampa courtroom, ticking off the things he has accomplished
NASSAU, Bahamas - The U.S. Coast Guard has located a life ring from a cargo ship that lost power and communications during Hurricane Joaquin and is now the subject of an intense search in the southeastern Bahamas.
NEW YORK - New York City police have arrested a woman who they say punched a 10-year-old boy in the face because she believed he had poor manners. The New York Police Department said today that Jathiyah Richards was arrested on assault, child endangerment and menacing charges.
Pinellas County sheriff's deputies say they are actively searching for a 9 year-old boy last seen this afternoon on St. Pete Beach near the 18th Avenue beach access. Cameron J.
NEW PORT RICHEY -- City officials are hiring a contractor to repair roads damaged by heavy rains in July and August. The accumulation of water -- about 11 inches of rain fell in the city, authorities say -- submerged and crumbled sections of 36 roads.