Tampa Bay now supports 40,295 acres of sea grass beds, the largest amount of sea grass measured since the 1950s, a new study by scientists at the Southwest Florida Water Management District has found.
ST. AUGUSTINE — America's oldest city is slowly drowning.
When she got the call, Lindsay told herself not to get excited. So many things could still go wrong. Remember what happened last time?
Enough is enough.
In its familiar dissembling way, the Republican-led Florida Legislature is contravening the official will of the people.
A month ago, before reporters from Las Vegas to Washington knew him by his real name, Larry Pfeifer told a lie.
He doesn't dispute it.
He promotes it.
"Gyrocopter" became a term of interest when Ruskin postal carrier Doug Hughes landed his on the U.S. Capitol lawn last month to deliver letters of protest about campaign finance reform. But the adventures of gyrocopters — specifically the Bensen Gyrocopter, named for Russian emigre Dr. Igor Bensen, …
BALTIMORE — Toya Graham, the mother caught on video smacking her 16-year-old son around Monday after he threw objects at police, voiced her opinions about rioting, looting — and the police — Wednesday during an appearance on CBS This Morning.
TAMPA — Barry Cohen is at it again.
WASHINGTON — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
The new boss of the state Department of Environmental Protection, Jon Steverson, wants to make the award-winning Florida State Park system pay for itself.
NASHUA, N.H. — Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have turned explaining their similar positions on immigration reform into a political art form.
Ruby Bridges became a civil rights icon when she was 6. Yet she didn't realize it for decades.
PINELLAS PARK — They found the fliers on their doors in December, bearing the stiff-jawed mug shot of the stranger in Apartment 211.
There is no question that Donna Lou Rayhons had severe Alzheimer's.
For a long time after he was sent back to Florida, Davion didn't want to talk.
Bruce Jacob, a bright young lawyer from Florida, had landed the case of his career.
WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio had just been sworn into office and sat down with a half-dozen reporters who covered Florida, an exclusive group by design. The senator had arrived in Washington amid red-hot fanfare and was trying to project readiness to keep his head down.
Almost a century ago, a St. Petersburg resident sat down to write a letter. Perhaps he was writing on a kitchen table; perhaps she had asked a minister to type the letter. "Dear Sir," the letter began. "Please inform me of the best place in the north for the colored people of the south. I am coming north and I want to …
By LANE DeGREGORY
Times Staff Writer
SEMINOLE — The last scrapbook has lots of blank pages. ¶ It ends on the first day of January, with the Boston Globe's Year in Review. "Gone but not forgotten," the headline says. The full-page photo is of her husband wearing his Red Sox …
One minute, Devita Hutchins was congratulating herself on how smoothly her 14-year-old daughter's birthday party had gone. The next, she was running from gunfire.