TAMPA — The bay area gets its most public introduction yet to a top Bollywood star on Friday when Vidya Balan appears at the monthly Eat at Joe's lunch and concert series at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park.
TALLAHASSEE — Arcades like Dave & Busters and Chuck E Cheese will no longer be in violation of state law when they operate their coinless games under a bill that won unanimous support Wednesday in the Senate Gaming Committee.
TALLAHASSEE — State lawmakers have a plan to keep kids safe at school: Allow teachers to pack heat.
PINELLAS PARK — If it's spring, it's time for two of this city's biggest events — the Chili Blaze and Country in the Park.
TAMPA — A 26-year-old Tampa man was arrested Sunday night and is being held without bail on a felony attempted-murder charge tied to a Nov. 9 home-invasion robbery.
CLEARWATER — It's very rare, possibly unheard of, for an outside electioneering group to get involved in a Clearwater municipal election.
If there's a term equal to "one-armed paper hanger" or "chief cook and bottle washer" for the commercial development business, it would apply to Carlos Yepes. The head of Pinellas Park-based Belleair Development Group has nine projects in various stages going on in southern Pinellas County.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, continuing to move past last year's damaging immigration debate and sounding ever more like a presidential candidate, on Monday outlined ideas to spur economic growth, including giving private companies control over the nation's wireless capability.
USF homecoming queen Rachel Canning has put some initially unwanted publicity to very good use.
As Gov. Rick Scott gave his State of the State speech to open the legislative session last week, his cheering section looked on from the upstairs visitors box in the House chamber.
Once upon a time, I had a toaster. It toasted bread pretty well. Sometimes I had to jam in bagels. Sometimes those bagels singed, because, being jammed in, they could not be effortlessly ejected by the toaster's spring. Sometimes I had to toast things twice to get the proper toastiness. But basically, it did what …
Hired three years ago to overhaul Pinellas County's health and poverty programs, the director of the county's health and community services department said she's stepping down after she was asked to resign.
Sometimes when I tell people I couchsurf, they think it's a sport. When I tell them what couchsurfing actually is, they think I'm a lunatic for doing it. In fact, according to the couchsurfing website, there are more than 7 million other lunatics around the world participating in the project, and that number is still …
All the attack ads and all the campaigning ends today, as voters in Pinellas County's nationally watched political battle send a new representative to Congress.
50% of millennials see themselves as independents when it comes to politics. (39% of those in Generation X said they were independents, 37% of boomers, 32% of the Silent Generation.) Only 27% of millennials said they consider themselves Democrats; 17 percent said Republican. "It's not that they don't have strong …