GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida is changing the name of its records management system known as "ISIS," a move being applauded by a student who is the cousin of a journalist killed by the terrorist organization of the same name.
ST. PETERSBURG — Though Florida's incoming House speaker appeared Wednesday to squash Medicaid expansion for a third year in row, supporters of a new plan to extend health coverage to the working poor say they believe events are lining up in their favor.
PHOENIX — Darrelle Revis was late. The interview session for the Patriots had begun Wednesday morning and the All Pro cornerback may have been watching film or watching his money, but he wasn't watching the clock.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a proposed $77 billion budget Wednesday that spends nearly all of a $1 billion surplus on tax cuts and an increase in education spending, but it also cuts the state workforce further while shifting education costs to local taxpayers.
So another holdout has fallen. Another state has seen the light.
Times Staff Writer
Four generations of a family gathered on the tarmac of Tampa International Airport Wednesday morning to welcome home the remains of a long lost relative. Nearly 70 years after being shot from the sky over Germany, U.S. Army Air Forces 1st Lt. James F. Gatlin, of Jacksonville, was coming …
ST. PETERSBURG — A man already in jail on accusations of sexually assaulting a woman in late December was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a second woman, according to St. Petersburg police.
TAMPA -- For the past five years, the Anna Maria Island Privateers haven't been allowed to march in the Gasparilla Pirate Festival parade.
The "In Dog We Trust'' rug is bringing a little comfort to dogs that, like the rug, are a little less than perfect.
TALLAHASSEE — After years of slashing funding for Florida's state prison system, Gov. Rick Scott released a proposed budget Wednesday that would inject $51.2 million in new spending into the troubled agency but fails to provide any new resources to investigate inmate deaths — which last year reached a record …
Starting Thursday the HBO series Game of Thrones will get the ultra-big-screen treatment in IMAX theaters across the country — the first TV show to do so, according to IMAX. Dan Weiss, the show's executive producer told Entertainment Weekly that he was still stunned after viewing it, saying "it's the …
Attorney General Pam Bondi asserted Wednesday that she thinks Gov. Rick Scott's hands are clean in the forced resignation of Gerry Bailey, the former commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
TAMPA -- Bart the "zombie cat" is expected to make a full recovery.
ST. PETERSBURG — Rays starter Chris Archer shared as much knowledge as he could during a 12-day December visit to South Africa, teaching young kids about baseball in general and providing teenage players with specifics about pitching technique, training methods and other such tips.
Amid a whirlwind of speaking gigs to explain his $1 billion redevelopment plans surrounding the Amalie Arena, Jeff Vinik often drops fresh hints of how his mega-project is shaping up.