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The Times purchases the Tampa Tribune

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, on Tuesday purchased the Tampa Tribune from Revolution Capital Group, saying it intends to create one financially secu …


History notes the scrap, heart and camaraderie of the Tampa Tribune


The DayStarter: Our guide to this morning's news

Countersuit escalates feud between bay area real estate agents

TAMPA — A feud between a Tampa Realtor and one of the bay area's top-selling real estate teams is heating up. Jason Garcia has countersued Dynamic Duo Real Estate, alleging it has oper …


Scott says Trump will 'have a big win both in Florida and in the United States'


In Tampa's bid to lure Rays, Hillsborough tourism could help build a stadium


  1. Fire damages Carrollwood apartment buildings, displacing at least two dozen residents


    TAMPA — Fire swept through a Carrollwood apartment building early Thursday, displacing as many as four dozen residents, fire officials said.

  2. SeaWorld loss widens, but adjusted results top expectations


    ORLANDO — SeaWorld's first quarter loss widened as expenses climbed, but the theme park operator's adjusted results and revenue beat Wall Street's view.

  3. GrayRobinson announces merger with Tallahassee lobbying firm Capitol Insight

    State Roundup

    GrayRobinson this morning announced a merger with Capitol Insight, a Tallahassee-based lobbying firm founded by former Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon.

  4. Rebelution, Rock Brothers Brewing to debut new craft beer at St. Petersburg festival


    One afternoon last August, on a day off from touring with their band Rebelution, drummer Wesley Finley and keyboardist Rory Carey stopped by Tampa's Cigar City Brewing for some drinks.

    In March, Rebelution came to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to perform at a party celebrating their new Rock Brothers beer, Rebelution IPA.
  5. Pinellas County gearing up to sell 67 vacant lots for housing in Dansville, Ridgecrest

    Local Government

    As part of an ongoing effort to bring housing to Pinellas County's working-class neighborhoods, county officials are gearing up to sell or donate 67 vacant lots in two midcounty communities.

  6. St. Petersburg man facing murder charge in connection with man's death in Lealman


    ST. PETERSBURG — A 41-year-old man is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of another man in a Lealman driveway Wednesday, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

  7. Gulfport divided over skate park location

    Local Government

    GULFPORT — For as long as Pat Kidder can remember, there has been a skate park in Gulfport.

    Citing concerns about aging and broken equipment, the city closed the area at Tomlinson Park.
  8. Donald Trump on Marco Rubio: 'I certainly would consider him'


    Donald Trump said he would consider Marco Rubio as his running mate. But Trump was being pushed by Bill O’Reilly, who made a flat joke the ticket would be called "Big Don and Little Marco."

  9. The DayStarter: Temps will dip and Trump has clear plan for first 100 days


    Today starts cooler and drier, and only tops out in the mid 70s under partly cloudy skies, 10Weather WTSP reports. A secondary front moves through tomorrow afternoon, but rain chances are very …

    Two youths travel by bicycle on a Tampa street. Police have been accused of targeting black bicycle riders more than other racial groups. It is a claim that sparked a U.S. Justice Department investigation resulting in recommendations to the police department. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times 
  10. Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR (w/video)


    WASHINGTON — Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings.

    Dr. Azad Shademan and Ryan Decker supervise autonomous in-vivo bowel anastomosis performed by the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR). [Axel Krieger/Science Translational Medicine]

Donald Trump on Marco Rubio: 'I certainly would consider him'

Donald Trump said he would consider Marco Rubio as his running mate. But Trump was being pushed by Bill O’Reilly, who made a flat joke the ticket would be called "Big Don and Little Marco."...


Brian Boyle said Tuesday there was no malicious intent and he didn't expect to get disciplined.

No hearing for Brian Boyle over Hickey hit

While Islanders coach Jack Capuano expected Lightning center Brian Boyle to be suspended for his overtime hit on Thomas Hickey, that will not be the case....


Drew Smyly will be on the mound for the Rays.

For starters: Rays vs. Dodgers, looking to get rolling

UPDATE, 5:54:  After the Rays originally posted that they were starting LHP Matt Moore on Sunday, but now say it is TBD. Since they need a fifth starter at some point on this trip that could mean they are considering dropping in Erasmo Ramirez or Matt Andriese on Sunday vs. the Angels. .... LHP Blake Snell started Wednesday, so if he is the call-up they would have to wait until Monday....