Monday, October 08, 2018

Florida News

Top 5 at noon: As Hurricane Michael strengthens, Tampa Bay under Tropical Storm Watch; Can NYC water make better pizza in Florida?

Top 5 at noon: As Hurricane Michael strengthens, Tampa Bay under Tropical Storm Watch; Can NYC water make better pizza in Florida?

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com. Hurricane Michael forms; Tampa Bay under Tropical Storm Watch as Florida Panhandle on alertMichael quickly strengthened into a hurricane Monday morning as it continues on a northward path an...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Need a giant glacier? An Eiffel Tower? Tampa prop master Tandova Ecenia is selling them off after 38 years

Need a giant glacier? An Eiffel Tower? Tampa prop master Tandova Ecenia is selling them off after 38 years

TAMPA — Tandova Ecenia has her choice of how to ride off into the sunset — dozens of pony-on-a-stick toys, a covered wagon, a 65-foot pirate ship replica.“I have a little of everything,” Ecenia said with a laugh.Not for lo...
Updated: 11 hours ago
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star Ronny Chieng to bring stand-up act to Tampa

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star Ronny Chieng to bring stand-up act to Tampa

Ronny Chieng, star of Crazy Rich Asians and a Daily Show corresponded, is bringing his stand-up act to Tampa.
Updated: 11 hours ago
HPV vaccine expanded for people ages 27 to 45

HPV vaccine expanded for people ages 27 to 45

The HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer and other malignancies, is now approved for men and women from 27 to 45-years-old, the Food and Drug Administration said on Friday.The vaccine is Gardasil 9, made by Merck, and had been previously appro...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Hooper: Don’t leave ‘domestic violence tragedy’ out of murder-suicide stories

Hooper: Don’t leave ‘domestic violence tragedy’ out of murder-suicide stories

It’s time for journalists covering a murder-suicide to describe it as a domestic violence tragedy.Tampa Bay Times staff writer Tony Marrero recently chronicled how a spate of murder-suicides and one attempted murder-suicide during a five-day period ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Tampa Bay under Tropical Storm Watch; Michael forecast to strike Panhandle as a midweek hurricane

Tampa Bay under Tropical Storm Watch; Michael forecast to strike Panhandle as a midweek hurricane

UPDATE: As of Monday at 11 a.m., Hurricane Michael formed near Cuba as a Category storm with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.  Full story The Tampa Bay area is under a Tropical Storm Watch as Michael appears poised to strengthen into a Category 2 ...
Updated: 11 hours ago

Pasco Briefs for Oct. 12

News and notes about the Pasco community
Updated: 11 hours ago

Hernando News Briefs for Oct. 12

Community news and notes
Updated: 12 hours ago
Cotee River Bike Fest rolls into New Port Richey

Cotee River Bike Fest rolls into New Port Richey

Motorcycle gathering has drawn tens of thousands in recent years.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Tim Tebow to headline

Tim Tebow to headline "Night of Hope" in December

Free Christian event organized by new Tampa Bay nonprofit
Updated: 12 hours ago