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Mayor Rick Kriseman to St. Pete Pride: No city money if parade moves downtown

ST. PETERSBURG — Hours after the St. Pete Pride Parade announced a new downtown waterfront route, Mayor Rick Kriseman said he would pull city financial support for the annual event. That has …

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Babysitter arrested in death of 2-year-old boy in Zephyrhills train accident

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  1. Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez make Baseball Hall of Fame

    Ml

    The sometimes rocky road that Tim Raines took from the sleepy Central Florida town of Sanford to a 23-year career in the major leagues will now extend to Cooperstown, N.Y., with his election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    HOUSTON- AUGUST 23:  Infielder Jeff Bagwell #5 of the Houston Astros waits for a Philadelphia Phillies pitch during the game at Minute Maid Park on August 23, 2004 in Houston, Texas. The Astros won 8-4. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
  2. Gov. Scott throws a bash in Washington

    Blogs

    WASHINGTON - Hundreds of guests packed Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium tonight for Gov. Rick Scott's Florida Sunshine Ball, which featured entertainment from the Beach Boys and kicked off a days long celebration for incoming President Donald Trump.

    Gov. Rick Scott at his Florida Sunshine Ball
  3. No. 19 Gators fall to No. 24 South Carolina; No. 10 FSU takes down No. 15 Irish

    College

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Sindarius Thornwell scored 15 of his 20 in the second half and No. 24 South Carolina's defense smothered No. 19 Florida much of the way for a 57-53 victory Wednesday.

  4. Mayor Rick Kriseman to St. Pete Pride: No city money if parade moves downtown

    Human Interest

    ST. PETERSBURG — Hours after the St. Pete Pride Parade announced a new downtown waterfront route, Mayor Rick Kriseman said he would pull city financial support for the annual event. That has angered some gay activists.

    Thousands line the streets of Central Avenue during the St. Pete Pride Parade on June 25. The parade’s board voted Tuesday to move the event to the downtown waterfront, saying it offered more space and better security. [LUIS SANTANA   |   Times]
  5. Rays trade outfielder Mahtook to Tigers

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Needing to create space on their 40-man roster, the Rays dumped another former first-round pick, trading outfielder Mikie Mahtook to the Tigers for cash or a player to be named later.

    Outfielder Mikie Mahtook was a first-round pick by the Rays in the 2011 draft.
  6. Bagwell, Raines, Pudge Rodriguez elected to Baseball Hall

    Blogs

    Tim Raines' road from Sanford to the major leagues will now take him to Cooperstown, as the longtime outfielder was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his 10th and final year of eligibility.

    Jeff Bagwell, a longtime star with the Astros, and Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, who redefined the catching position …

  7. Fake Viagra brings convenience store crackdown

    Public Safety

    At the Beach Food Mart, two customers recently asked the man at the cash register:

    Got any Hard Times?

    The U.S Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about tainted male enhancement products that could pose health risks. They’re typically sold at convenience stores or gas stations.
  8. Obama vows to speak out on 'core values' after office

    National

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama made clear on Wednesday that he will not go silent after leaving office later this week, promising to speak out whenever he feels America's "core values" are threatened.

    President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his final presidential news conference Wednesday. [Associated Press]
  9. Rays trade Mahtook to Tigers for cash/player to be named

    Blogs

    Needing to clear space on their 40-man roster, the Rays on Wednesday traded OF Mikie Mahtook to the Tigers for cash or a player to be named later.

  10. Angry UberEats driver shoots BBs into Tampa pizza parlor, police say

    Crime

    TAMPA — Tony and Amy Abdallah had two problems with the UberEats driver who came to pick up an order at their Seminole Heights pizza place on Sunday.

    
Tampa police are searching for an UberEats driver who became angry at the owners of Crusty's Pizza on Sunday and shot a BB gun at the building on North Florida Avenue.
Gov. Rick Scott at his Florida Sunshine Ball

Gov. Scott throws a bash in Washington

WASHINGTON - Hundreds of guests packed Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium tonight for Gov. Rick Scott's Florida Sunshine Ball, which featured entertainment from the Beach Boys and kicked off a days long celebration for incoming President Donald Trump....

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Javancy Jones plays on at Shrine, knowing mom listens back home

Former Jackson State linebacker Javancy Jones thinks of his mother all the time, but especially in those football moments where a minor injury might have once slowed him down....

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Tonya Harding in 1994.

Margot Robbie is unrecognizable in first photos as Tonya Harding

As we already know, Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie has no issues with roles requiring elaborate costumes, but her latest on-screen look as the disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in the upcoming I, Tonya is simultaneosly subtle and extreme at once....

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