Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Florida News

Hurricane Michael could strike Panhandle as a Category 4 storm

Hurricane Michael could strike Panhandle as a Category 4 storm

APALACHICOLA — Hurricane Michael rapidly bore down on Florida’s Panhandle coast, sending more than 100,000 people scrambling to get out of the way of the powerful storm forecast to reach Category 4 strength when it makes landfall Wednesday afternoon....
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Paint The Town: SHINE Festival in St. Petersburg brings art to public places

Paint The Town: SHINE Festival in St. Petersburg brings art to public places

McAllyster Solomon, 10, shows off her addition to the community mural on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Martha Asencio Rhine,Times)Artist Derek Donnelly poses for a portrait in front of the "You Are Beautiful" community mural. (Martha Asencio Rhine,Times)T...
Updated: 3 hours ago
In Apalachicola, residents wait for Hurricane Michael: ‘Until the water comes up, we’re just waiting’

In Apalachicola, residents wait for Hurricane Michael: ‘Until the water comes up, we’re just waiting’

APALACHICOLA — Inside the Apalachicola Ice Company, a bar that was once an outboard motor shop in an old Panhandle city where many buildings were something else before, there is a small, irregular mark scratched into a dark wood post along the wall.T...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Preparations underway as Hurricane Michael marches toward Florida Panhandle (w/video)

Preparations underway as Hurricane Michael marches toward Florida Panhandle (w/video)

[ READ MORE: Flooding on Pinellas beaches signals Hurricane Michael's march toward Florida Panhandle ]High tide and storm surge associated with Hurricane Michael caused localized street flooding at Casablanca Avenue and W Maritana Drive in St. Pete B...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Spring Hill mother charged in death of 9-month-old left in car

Spring Hill mother charged in death of 9-month-old left in car

SPRING HILL — The mother of the 9-month-old boy who died after being left in a hot car over the summer has been charged with murder and child neglect.Cami Lee Moyer, 38, of Spring Hill was arrested Tuesday on charges of third-degree murder, child neg...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Frontier introduces 1-gigabit service

Frontier introduces 1-gigabit service

Frontier Communications on Tuesday announced a new 1-gigabit service, with what executive vice president John Maduri described as "eye-popping" speed for the home, in its FiOS markets.The company also is increasing its introductory consumer broadband...
Updated: 5 hours ago
UCF student horrified as mom’s tweet miscasts him as #HimToo poster boy

UCF student horrified as mom’s tweet miscasts him as #HimToo poster boy

Pieter Hanson was in the middle of a marketing exam when his phone started blowing up, buzzing and buzzing until he was convinced something terrible had happened. Too anxious to focus, he whizzed through the rest of his test, handed it in to his Univ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
‘The Hate U Give’ is an essential movie for 2018

‘The Hate U Give’ is an essential movie for 2018

The movie examines Black Lives Matter in a powerful, timely and deeply moving tale.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Updated: 5 hours ago
What Kevin Cash’s new contract says about the Rays

What Kevin Cash’s new contract says about the Rays

ST. PETERSBURG — They parted ways with the best manager in baseball and replaced him with a guy who never managed a day in his life.They traded the best player in franchise history. Then a bunch of his veteran teammates. In their place, they th...
Updated: 5 hours ago