TAMPA — Surrounded by nearly 50 activists, Crystal Wilson steadied a small American flag in one hand, and a lighter in the other.
VALRICO — As the night sky erupts with flashes and booms in celebration today, Russell Cook will probably be nestled away in his bedroom as George Strait blares from his headphones.
As she polished off a piña colada at a St. Petersburg tiki bar called The Getaway, Shay Anthony pondered whether her striking blue-green eyes had anything to do with her social drinking habits.
TAMPA — Three years ago, Department of Veterans Affairs manager Joe D. Battle got the unenviable job of turning around the Jackson, Miss., VA hospital, a facility critics called a dysfunctional mess.
TEMPLE TERRACE — A severe thunderstorm breezed through the city early Friday afternoon, tearing the wall off of one company and knocking down numerous trees and power lines, according to WTSP-Ch. 10 meteorologist Jim Van Fleet.
TAMPA -- Two Tampa-based charities will help split a $1 million donation from the New York Yankees, part of a settlement over bonus payments owed to Alex Rodriguez for reaching an historic milestone in baseball.
Serena Williams erased three breaks in the final set to stave off an upset bid by British home favorite Heather Watson in the third round of Wimbledon.
Hundreds of sections of Reddit, the popular online message board, were down early Friday in what appeared to be a protest by many of the sites moderators after the abrupt dismissal of a high-ranking employee in the company.
TALLAHASSEE — For someone who cannot seek re-election, Gov. Rick Scott is spending a whole lot of money on political consultants, adding fuel to speculation that he is aiming to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018.
WASHINGTON — Shortly after Jeb Bush left the Florida governor's office in 2007, he established his own firm, Jeb Bush & Associates, designed to maximize his earning potential as one of the country's more prominent politicians.
The biggest obstacle to Hillary Clinton winning the Democratic presidential nomination is a rumpled, white-haired grandfather who doesn't even call himself a member of the Democratic party.
Was that former Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman standing barefoot on a chair at the fancy Mise en Place restaurant this week?
ORANGE, Texas — A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.