Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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Rays make first 2019 signing, add LHP Ryan Sherriff

Rays make first 2019 signing, add LHP Ryan Sherriff

The Rays made their first move of the off-season, signing LHP Ryan Sherriff to a minor-league deal.Sherriff, 28, is recovering from June Tommy John elbow surgery so at best would be a late-season addition to the big-league roster.He has pitched parts...
Updated: 17 minutes ago
FCC says Hurricane Michael victims in Florida deserve a month of free cell service

FCC says Hurricane Michael victims in Florida deserve a month of free cell service

The Federal Communications Commission slammed the nation’s wireless carriers Tuesday for failing to quickly restore service to Hurricane Michael victims - and demanded that the companies compensate Florida residents with a month of free cellular serv...
Updated: 20 minutes ago
Five Tampa Bay area men indicted in what prosecutors describe as a billion-dollar health care scheme

Five Tampa Bay area men indicted in what prosecutors describe as a billion-dollar health care scheme

Five local men are wrapped up in what federal prosecutors are calling a billion-dollar telemedicine rip off.Starting in 2015, the men and their pharmacy companies set up an elaborate scheme that fraudulently solicited insurance coverage information a...
Updated: 1 hour ago
To understand homeless people, Tampa photographer spent 18 months meeting with them

To understand homeless people, Tampa photographer spent 18 months meeting with them

TAMPA — On Jim’s arm was a tattoo of a hinge with screw holes indicating where the recovering addict used to inject heroin.Fernando liked to belt out songs he wrote about a love he lost when he fled from Cuba.Timothy had a dog he refuse...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Girl whose parents were murdered in Wisconsin may be in Miami, police say

Girl whose parents were murdered in Wisconsin may be in Miami, police say

Police in Miami received a call Tuesday morning from someone who claimed to have seen a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were found murdered in their Wisconsin home.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Hurricane Michael death toll rises to 21 in Florida

Hurricane Michael death toll rises to 21 in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — State and county officials have officially acknowledged 21 deaths as a result of Hurricane Michael.The Category 4 storm that ripped through Florida’s Panhandle left a path of total destruction and has officially cl...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Three manatees, trapped by Hurricane Michael high tides, rescued in Oldsmar

Three manatees, trapped by Hurricane Michael high tides, rescued in Oldsmar

Three manatees were found in the Mobly Bayou preserve unable to swim out because of the shallow waters.
Updated: 2 hours ago
'The killing has to stop,' Midtown residents say after bodies found in alley

'The killing has to stop,' Midtown residents say after bodies found in alley

Midtown residents say it's hard to find someone in the neighborhood who hasn't been affected by violence.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Cross-Bay Ferry returns Nov. 1 with lower prices and later voyages

Cross-Bay Ferry returns Nov. 1 with lower prices and later voyages

The Cross-Bay Ferry returns Nov. 1 with lower ticket prices and later evening voyages between the downtowns in Tampa and St. Petersburg.Tickets will be $8 for adults — $2 less than during its first season two years ago — $3 for children 5 through 18,...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rising mortgage rates push monthly house payments higher

Rising mortgage rates push monthly house payments higher

Buying a house? Rising mortgage rates are pushing monthly payments for the typical U.S. home 15.4 percent higher than they would have been if you had purchased a year ago, Zillow says. Since January, the average mortgage rate has climbed from about ...
Updated: 2 hours ago

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