MIAMI — Out of the tunnel he emerged, wreathed in smoke and flames as he ran onto the field at Sun Life Stadium. A first-round draft pick, a big-armed quarterback with size and strength, exactly the kind of player good NFL teams are built around.
CLEARWATER — The City Council gave initial approval to the proposed 2016 fiscal year budget on Thursday with no change from this year's property tax rate.
ST. PETERSBURG — Public employees jammed City Council chambers Thursday to demand higher wages as part of the administration's proposed $224 million main operating budget for next year.
Bucs add a familiar face in former Bears cornerback Jennings
Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio both called for a middle ground in the controversial case involving the Kentucky clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
NEW YORK — The most powerful sports league in the country found itself powerless in federal court again Thursday.
Logan Neill caught what was maybe Bill Monroe's last performance 19 years ago, and, while he was at it, caught the great bluegrass musician himself.
ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg developer who pitched a baseball stadium for the Carillon area a few years ago is among three groups bidding to build on the former landfill known as Toytown.
ST. PETERSBURG---The City Council got its first public reaction to a proposed $224 million general fund budget at the end of a busy day.
TALLAHASSEE — President Barack Obama on Thursday rejected Florida Gov. Rick Scott's request for a federal disaster declaration for Tampa Bay's August flooding, adding another chapter in an often antagonistic relationship between the two that dates back to before Scott took office.
On Wednesday, Donald Trump dug the GOP’s hole with Hispanics deeper, lashing out at Jeb Bush for using Spanish. On Thursday Trump got a personal visit from RNC chairman Reince Priebus and another huge wave of media attention.
NEW PORT RICHEY — A jury took just two hours to convict Robert Xavier Goodie of first-degree murder Thursday in the September 2013 killing of 27-year-old Kevin Wright.
ST. PETERSBURG— City workers unhappy with negotiations on a new contract and Pier Park opponents leery of improvements to the approach are likely to make appeals to City Council members today.
Less than a week after being caught on camera kicking a female fan at a concert in Lakeland, rapper Kevin Gates has been charged with battery and could face a year in a Polk County jail.
TAMPA — For the first time in more than a decade, property owners in Tampa will pay more next year to help keep the city's drainage system unclogged and flowing.