TAMPA — In the dark and quiet underbelly of an Australian forest, Meg Lowman looked up. The tree-top canopies above her were the next frontier, and she was their sole explorer.
St. Petersburg's PSCU, a Carillon area provider of back-office support for its member-owner credit unions, is laying off 53 call center employees from its local staff of 800. PSCU spokeswoman Merry Pateuk said the organization is relocating workers to other call center locations outside Detroit or to Phoenix. Based at …
LARGO — A judge denied bail on Monday for Jason Lanard Mitchell, the man police said sped away from officers in downtown St. Petersburg, blasted through stoplights and killed chef Aaron Davis.
TAMPA — Trying to improve Hillsborough County's lagging graduation rate, acting superintendent Jeff Eakins started with a question: What is keeping kids off the stage?
Neither new ad campaigns nor the muscular redesign of cartoon superhero Captain Citrus have yet to turn the tide on dipping retail sales of U.S. orange juice. Blame rising drink competition, changing public tastes and stiffer OJ prices.
In case you were feeling smug about that set you nabbed from your Macy's wedding registry, the Obamas have us all beat. Bye, basics.
TEMPLE TERRACE — A student at Greco Middle School was caught with a loaded gun Monday, police said.
TAMPA — A fire damaged a mobile classroom at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Monday afternoon.
5:55 p.m.: Protesters are looting a check-cashing business and other stores in Baltimore, busting through the windows and climbing inside to take items.
TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge is moving a high-profile lawsuit against Florida State University from an Orlando federal court to one in Tallahassee.
The testing load became much lighter for Pinellas County students on Monday.
At least through Wednesday, that is.
WTSP 10 Weather meteorologist Ashley Batey said a front expected to follow several waves of low pressure would stall over the Tampa Bay area, keeping showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through Wednesday evening.
PALM HARBOR — The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man seen riding a black bicycle who fondled one woman and two underage girls within the past month near Carwise Middle School.
Jeb Bush doesn't think a 2016 presidential contender needs to raise $1 billion in campaign cash. But, just in case, his campaign-in-waiting seems intent on dominating the fundraising competition anyway.
Describing the state of affairs in the Florida Legislature, Senate President Andy Gardiner summed it up well.