TAMPA — Three new southbound lanes of Interstate 275 between downtown Tampa and West Shore opened Saturday morning, the Florida Department of Transportation said.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Clad in white lab coats, blue gloves and safety goggles, scientists are buzzing around a lab at Hospira in this suburb north of Chicago.
From the day in 1976 that then-Mayor Bill Poe sold the first wooden plank, the challenge of building Tampa's Riverwalk has been marked by big ambition and a high degree of difficulty.
ST. PETERSBURG — In 1964, Richard Montague, a music professor at what was then St. Petersburg Junior College, took his two sons to Wyoming for a summer trip. He bought four horses, one for each rider, plus a pack horse, and headed north.
Marco Rubio has reserved the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami for an undisclosed event April 13 in what appears to be a potential, if not likely, spot for Florida's junior senator to announce his candidacy for president.
For generations, Florida's farmers and ranchers have used their land to grow oranges, sugar, tomatoes and beef cattle, among other things. But now they've added a highly profitable new crop:
TAMPA — The hungry and sleep-deprived 20-something college student, subsisting on cheap ramen noodles and coffee, is a staple of jokes.
Taylor Emery was in seventh grade at Grayslake Middle School outside of Chicago when she first wondered about her sexuality. But as soon as the thoughts entered her mind, Emery immediately pushed them out.
ROME — Italy's highest court overturned the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend on Friday, throwing out all charges and ending a long-running courtroom drama over the killing of a British student in 2007.
TALLAHASSEE — Beyond disrupting the taxicab and hotel industries, the mushrooming popularity of shared services like Uber and Airbnb has triggered a cry for regulation in the state capitol.
ST. PETERSBURG — A revised agreement between Mayor Rick Kriseman and the Tampa Bay Rays was sent on Friday to the City Council, but hopes are dimming a deal will be reached any time soon.
ST. PETERSBURG — Crews rescued a man found clinging to a piling under the Pier on Friday afternoon.
TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott on Friday reappointed Carl Lindell to the governing board of the Tampa Port Authority, which oversees Port Tampa Bay.
CLEARWATER — The Pinellas County courthouse was evacuated Friday afternoon following a vehicle fire inside the second floor of the parking garage, authorities said.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth docked Saturday with the International Space Station.