TAMPA -- By mid-afternoon Saturday, Mathieu Stanoch had seen close to 100 little girls in Princess Elsa costumes. The character, from the Disney movie "Frozen," seems to be the most popular costume this year, he said.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kwashaun Quick threw three touchdown passes to Denzel Keyes and North Carolina A&T topped Florida A&M 40-21 today. The Aggies (7-2, 4-1 Mid Eastern Athletic Conference) fell behind by a touchdown early, as Florida A&M (2-6, 2-2) went 75 yards on 11 plays
TAMPA -- The number one thing someone new to postcard collecting needs to understand is that back in the day, anything could be put on a card and slipped into the mail.
LAKE BUENA VISTA - The sorcerer's hat is coming down at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Central Florida. Disney officials say the giant Blue sorcerer's hat display will be replaced in 2015.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Alex Killorn heard the silence inside Rexall Place early Monday morning, just a moment after he fell hard into the end boards during the morning skate. During a 2-on-1 drill with C Steven Stamkos, Killorn turned his skate blade to corral the puck, but the blade caught
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." The
KEY WEST -- Federal officials are praising a shark repellent developed at the Florida Keys Community College. The project was funded by a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant. In a recent report to Congress, NOAA officials highlighted the repellent among efforts in coastal
MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman. Snohomish County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said in a statement Saturday morning that the on-scene investigation at Marysville-
MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago. He was also facing problems, writing of some unspecified troubles on his Twitter feed: "It breaks me...
ZEPHYRHILLS -- The first Habitat for Humanity home in the Zephyrhills area is being built for a family who has spent the past two years dealing with the results of a freak accident.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested for allegedly parking in a handicapped space and speeding away when an officer was issuing a citation. Greene surrendered to police Friday night after being told warrants had been obtained for his arrest, said Franklin,
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. - Two stars of the canceled reality TV series "Sons of Guns" face criminal charges arising from the alleged striking of a 9-year-old. Kristafor Ford was booked in Livingston Parish on a charge of cruelty to a juvenile.
LONDON - Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences throughout the world.
Lakeland police arrested a man they say tried to rob a bank on Friday afternoon. According to a report, Nicholas Charles Buckley, 34, of Lakeland entered Bank of America, 2301 S.
WASHINGTON -- For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help. The popularity of social media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data we put online give members
NEW YORK -- Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater.
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi authorities say a suicide bombing has killed eight Shiite militiamen just north of Baghdad. Iraqi police officials say the attack took place Saturday afternoon when a suicide bomber set off his explosives belt at a gathering of the militiamen in the town of Taji.
The Associated Press BEIRUT -- Activists and a Kurdish official say fighters from the Islamic State group are shelling the northern Syrian town of Kobani, where they continue to fight Kurdish troops.
Tampa Bay area residents can expect plenty of sun this weekend. Highs today will be in the upper 70s, and lows tonight will be in the high 50s to low 60s, the National Weather Service says.
TAMPA -- A top Hillsborough County school district official who retired in August from a 40-year career could soon return to his post, this time as a contract worker making nearly $200,000 in pension and salary.
TALLAHASSEE - Three tickets, including one purchased in Tampa, matched all five numbers of the Fantasy 5 game for a payout of $73,145.43 each. The Florida Lottery said Saturday the winning tickets were sold In Boynton Beach, Miami Shores and Tampa.
OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) - Oviedo High School crowned its royal as it celebrated a win over Winter Park. Fox 35 Orlando reports , however, that some of the loudest cheers Friday night came during the announcement of senior Sydney Davis for homecoming queen.
The Haines City Fire Department rescued a man who was trapped under a car this morning. About 5:40 a.m., the department received reports of a man yelling for help from under a vehicle at Highway 17-92 North and Cypress Avenue.
An 82-year-old man is missing from Bradenton. Robert Leroy Winings was last seen around 11 a.m. at 3510 32nd Ave W. in Bradenton, the city's police department said. Winings is in need of medical care, police said.
Gertjie and Lammie might not look like they have much in common but they're actually good pals. The assistant curator of the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre in South Africa shot this video of "Little G" and his sidekick, Lammie, interacting, according to a YouTube post.
TAMPA -- It was only a week ago, in the wake of a sloppy performance against the Baltimore Ravens, that Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy denounced his status as a two-time Pro Bowler.
NEW YORK -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who
A Ruskin teenager was ticketed after a Friday accident that left several children with serious injuries. The teen was driving a 2003 Lincoln SUV south on US 41 with nine passengers, including eight minors and 24-year-old Elizabeth Martinez of Bradenton, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science - not fear - as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he was proud to give Texas nurse Nina Pham a hug in the Oval Office after she was cured of Ebola.
ST. PETERSBURG -- A legal dispute about who gets to buy and restore the historic downtown YMCA may be prolonged while its first buyer waits for a ruling on an appeal.