FRANKFURT, Germany — Lufthansa was supposed to be celebrating the 60th anniversary of its postwar rebirth this month.
LONDON — A couple from northern England has defied the odds — again — by winning a million pounds ($1.5 million) in the lottery for a second time.
Jeb Bush has been fully drawn into the debate over Indiana’s “religious freedom” law, and he softened his endorsement while fundraising in California on Wednesday.
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate took a critical step Wednesday toward temporarily suspending school grades in response to the outcry statewide among parents, teachers and superintendents who want a smoother transition as the state shifts to new standards and tests.
TAMPA — A Tampa man faces federal charges after authorities say he schemed with others from 2010 to 2013 to collect $637,622 in fraudulent tax refunds using stolen identities.
TALLAHASSEE — Responding to allegations of abuse and corruption in Florida's prison system, the state Senate voted Wednesday to create an independent oversight commission with subpoena powers to investigate wrongdoing at the Department of Corrections.
CLEARWATER — A strike by Allegiant Air pilots that could have virtually shut down St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport was averted at the last hour.
3 downtown shops close while 1 opens
The King and I Thai restaurant at 445 Central Ave. served its last meals on Sunday. The restaurant was a staple for years for quick service and food including sushi, spring rolls and fresh soups.
TAMPA — For all the political intrigue, it took the Tampa City Council just one anticlimactic minute Wednesday to elect Frank Reddick as its new chairman.
CLEARWATER — A Kentucky man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after he was found guilty of first-degree murder and arson in the May 2012 killing of a Pinellas Park man.
ATLANTA — In one of the biggest cheating scandals of its kind in the U.S., 11 former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a scheme to inflate students' scores on standardized exams.
TAMPA —A $5,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information on Thomas Reffue, the 17-year-old Plant High student who went missing early Sunday with his mother's car.
ST. PETERSBURG — One thing is clear at Tropicana Field: Mac is king. And bacon is the crown prince.
PORT RICHEY — In the week when parents should have celebrated two sons' birthdays, they instead endured the boys' joint memorial service Wednesday.
TAMPA — After taking the oath of office for his second term as Tampa's mayor, Bob Buckhorn started his speech, as usual, with a quip.