TAMPA — It's the strongest storm to threaten the sunshine state since Hurricane Wilma clawed its way through the Atlantic 11 years ago, but whether Hurricane Matthew will unleash carnage on …
Times Staff Writer
In the coming weeks, Jews in Pinellas and Pasco counties will hear a lot about a telephone survey designed to put together a profile of the local Jewish community.
One by one on a recent Tuesday evening, the parents tried to defuse the Pasco County School Board's plans to redraw attendance zones for their beloved schools.
TAMPA — It's the strongest storm to threaten the sunshine state since Hurricane Wilma clawed its way through the Atlantic 11 years ago, but whether Hurricane Matthew will unleash carnage on Florida or avoid the state all together remains to be seen.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Three times in a four-year period, the Rays came to Texas for the most meaningful games of their seasons, facing the Rangers in the 2010 and 2011 American League Division Series, which Tampa Bay lost, and again for the do-or-die Game 163 after the 2013 season, which it won.
This weekend, …
RALEIGH, N.C. — The urgency with which veteran wing Erik Condra skated, and created, in Thursday's preseason game, you'd think he was fighting for his job. "You have to come in and impress," Condra said.
ARLINGTON, Texas — While the Rays added a 94th loss to their pile with Friday's 3-1 defeat by the American League-leading Rangers, 3B Evan Longoria keeps piling up numbers.
ST. PETERSBURG — Derby Lane kennel owners Randy and Patty Floyd didn't have to ask trainer Derek Barsell where he planned to go the morning after their Tr's Flapjack collected his first stakes title in the $50,000 Husker Magic Fall Sprint Stakes.
Hillary Clinton's campaign is preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump, reeling from harsh criticisms of his performance at the first presidential debate, will unleash a personal assault related to her husband's infidelities at their next faceoff on Oct. 9.
The pelican could've withered away like the rest. Mark Rachal reached into the mangrove branches and secured its wings, beak and feet. While Rachal held on, Melinda Spall approached the bird and saved it with a snip.
ST. PETERSBURG — Police are looking for a woman who was caught on surveillance video attaching a skimmer device to an ATM machine at a 7-Eleven on Tuesday. The devices are used to steal credit and debit card data from unsuspecting customers.
A Democratic legislative candidate in Miami-Dade County was previously a legal adviser to a company called Canna Teaze that marketed cannabis-infused sexual wellness products — like “hemp honey dust” and lubricants — but Ivette Gonzalez Petkovich says it’s a “dirty mischaracterization” for her Republican critics to use that job experience as a way to question her values....
UPDATE, 6:37: Cash said it's just a day off for Forsythe, that he's been going hard and could use the break but is available and expected to be back in the lineup on Saturday. ... Dickerson was a good choice at the top against Darvish, Cash said. ... The Rangers are playing to secure homefield advantage and Cash said that should be a good atmosphere for the Rays young players.
Bucs coach Dirk Koetter has his hands full this week, trying to find a way to beat the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, who bring an eight-game win streak to town with a defense that's second in the NFL with 12 sacks....