TAMPA - Northbound lanes on Interstate 75 near the Fletcher Avenue exit were closed Thursday afternoon after a crash with injuries, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
A rebuke to President Barack Obama for re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba received the full-throated support Thursday of a committee in the conservative Florida House of Representatives.
ST. PETERSBURG — A 24-year-old man whose graffiti tag is a play on "H2O," the formula for water, was charged Wednesday with defacing a mural downtown, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg police officer and chronic offender of the department's code of conduct was suspended for one week on Monday for accidentally discharging her Taser on Jan. 17.
UPDATE, 1:25 p.m. Officials say six people aboard a plane from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing have injuries that aren't life threatening.
LOS ANGELES — We feed them, groom them, clothe them and otherwise shell out the big bucks to protect and pamper our pets.
Sound the alarm! We have a Dave Chappelle sighting!
They only lasted minutes, but the images of the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Ala., on television permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience.
DOVER, Del. — Delaware prosecutors said Thursday that they will not file criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch after allegations of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend.
"Nerds love Orlando." So starts The Upshot column, headlined What Is The Next 'Next Silicon Valley'? and published in today's New York Times.
CLEARWATER — It's about 35 minutes before the 1:05 start of the first spring training game and the Phillie Phanatic makes his appearance atop an ATV. The Phanatic is well-known for riding a four-wheeler around the field at top speed. He helps conduct the University of Tampa band. He meets with fans in the …
BOSTON — A man who became one of the lasting images of the Boston Marathon bombing when he was wheeled away, ashen-faced, his legs severely injured, testified Thursday that he locked eyes with the bomber's older brother before the explosives went off.
CLEARWATER — The last time someone tried running a ferry service between Clearwater Beach and the mainland, it didn't work out. Not enough passengers rode the ferry back in 2000, so the city-sponsored service got discontinued.
TARPON SPRINGS — City commissioners on Tuesday approved the first phase of Cypress Trails, a development of 95 townhomes just east of U.S. 19.
TAMPA — Self-described tax fraud queen Rashia Wilson got no breaks Thursday in a federal courtroom, where a judge under orders to reconsider her sentence again imposed a 21-year term.