Florida's unemployment rate inched up to 6.3 percent in March, up from 6.2 percent a month earlier, according to state figures released early Friday.
TAMPA—A Tampa man caused major traffic delays when he barrelled into a construction zone and hit a Florida Highway Patrol car, troopers said.
TAMPA — A Tampa Day School principal was arrested Thursday after deputies said he admitted in a phone call to inappropriately touching a 14-year-old male student he had befriended.
Rain gear is essential for Friday, but the weather should be cleared up by Easter Sunday, Bay News 9 weather predicts.
TAMPA — A severe accident closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 275 near Bears Avenue early Friday.
ST. PETERSBURG — Say this for the Rays batters — and maybe for the entire ballclub at this early stage of the season — it felt like they hit something Thursday night against the Yankees.
Historians study the past so they can understand it. But when pundits start talking history, you can bet that they are likely using the past to talk about the present.
ST. PETERSBURG — Organizers of the city's inaugural and much-anticipated BLUE Ocean Film Festival were looking for more than just a nice proclamation when they went before the City Council last week.
They also were expecting a check.
Gabriel García Márquez, an international literary giant who brought a tiny Colombian village to enchanting life for tens of millions of readers and won the Nobel Prize for literature, has died.
TALLAHASSEE — Thousands of undocumented immigrants fighting for in-state college tuition rates may have had their hopes dashed Thursday when a top state lawmaker announced his committee would not hold a vote on the controversial bill.
Citrus County sheriff's detectives have arrested a man on charges that he suffocated his crying 1-old-year old son so he could continue to play video games.
ST. PETERSBURG — All Children's Hospital has agreed to pay $7 million to settle a whistle-blower lawsuit alleging it violated antikickback laws by paying inflated salaries and bonuses to doctors so that they would bring in more patients and revenues.
Three East Lake High School students who developed a soldering tool have won a $10,000 grant to start a company and take their invention to market.
A Wimauma woman was arrested Thursday after a Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigation showed she took money for services that were never provided, the Attorney General's office said.
Here's something that might shock many Tampa Bay homeowners:
Flood insurance rates are falling.