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Here's more proof that Hillsborough is where transportation ideas go to die

I am absolutely convinced there is a vast, endless warehouse somewhere in Hillsborough County similar to the final scene in the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark that is filled to …


Interview: Internationally renowned artist Alex Katz brings works to Tampa Museum of Art


  1. Re-signing Logan Morrison: Rays' big offseason gamble

    The Heater

    PORT CHARLOTTE — Some of the decisions the Rays made during a busy offseason definitely can be debated, headlined by why they traded Logan Forsythe and topped most recently by why they didn't spend more to sign free agent Matt Wieters.

  2. If it's Daytona, it's time for the question: When will Danica win a race?

    Auto racing

    DAYTONA BEACH — It has been five years since Danica Patrick made her Daytona 500 debut, and NASCAR is still waiting on her to live up to the hype.

  3. Jones: Jameis Winston's pep talk to kids sends wrong message (w/video)


    This is a story about a well-intended photo op that had some good in it and some bad. It involves Tampa Bay's most famous face, one of its most struggling schools, and perhaps a blind spot when it comes to how little boys and girls view the world and how the world views them.

  4. Lightning's Callahan likely out for season

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — Ryan Callahan's season is likely over.

  5. Should local governments have less power? Some state lawmakers think so.

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Wage theft laws meant to help workers get paid what they are owed, rules meant to curb pollution and protections for LGBT Floridians could be on the chopping block this year if some Republicans in the Florida House get their way.

  6. Plan your weekend Feb. 24-26: Gasparilla Distance Classic, Mardi Gras pops, dinos at the zoo


    Plan your weekend

    Road runners

    Gasparilla Distance Classic: One of Tampa's best-known road races floods Bayshore Boulevard with runners this weekend for the Gasparilla Distance Classic. The race attracts elite runners and first-timers alike for the lovely route that the 15K takes …

  7. Wife of ex-cop says man he shot in Pasco theater was acting aggressively


    DADE CITY — Vivian Reeves, who sat beside her husband as he shot a man dead in a movie theater in 2014, testified in court Wednesday that the man had acted aggressively toward her husband and had cursed at him before gunfire erupted.

    Vivian Reeves, wife of Curtis Reeves, takes the stand during the third day of the "stand your ground'' hearing for murder defendant Curtis Reeves. [Screen grab from WTSP-Ch. 10]
  8. Lakewood High student hid machete in trombone case at school, police say


    ST. PETERSBURG — An 18-year-old Lakewood High student was arrested Wednesday after police say he brought a machete to campus and hid it in a trombone case.

  9. Fennelly: Jeffrey Earnhardt, grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt, finds his name cuts both ways

    Auto racing

    DAYTONA BEACH — It happens when he plops down his credit card, especially in a race city like this one.

  10. Rick Scott's PAC slams House Speaker Corcoran as "career politician" in new video


    Gov. Rick Scott's political action committee released a new video on Facebook today that slams House Speaker Richard Corcoran as a career politician, job killer and is full of "fake news."

VIDEO: On school spending, Corcoran has two words for Gov. Scott, Florida Senate: 'Hell no'

House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, has two simple words for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Senate on taxes and spending: "Hell, no."...


It's already soggy in Port Charlotte.

Port Charlotte report: Rainy day, union meeting

UPDATE, 10:16: Due to the rain, all workouts will be the cages, and the complex is closed to fans. Pitchers will be able to throw off the mounds, and hitters hit off machines or coaches' throwing. ...Longoria was back in the clubhouse and with the team....


Cast members and co-directors of the Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff pose for a photo. From bottom left, co-director Christopher Miller, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, co-director Phil Lord and Donald Glover. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP)

First official glimpse at cast of 'Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff (w/ video)