TAMPA — A high-ranking Tampa Fire Rescue assistant chief retired last week after quarreling with Chief Tom Forward about a performance evaluation and a cash fund that the assistant chief said was missing thousands of dollars.
DUNEDIN — After her recent trip to Toronto, Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski said she is confident all of the "major points" that would comprise a prospective spring training contract with the Blue Jays could be in place by season's end. Though it's important to note, she said, nothing is official.
TALLAHASSEE — Will Florida's abortion waiting period have to wait?
ST. PETERSBURG---- By most accounts, the city's universal curbside recycling kickoff went smoothly. The first neighborhoods to get their big, blue bins picked up Monday were on the city's southeastern side. Mayor Rick Kriseman stood with the Old Southeast Neighborhood Association's president to symbolically …
CLEARWATER — As patients streamed into the Clearwater Free Clinic with a range of medical concerns Tuesday, clinic administrators were contemplating an altogether different problem: the sudden appearance of a $100,000 hole in their $950,000 operating budget.
DADE CITY — Circuit Judge Pat Siracusa begrudgingly agreed Tuesday to delay the trial of Curtis Reeves Jr., the retired Tampa police captain accused to shooting and killing a man in a movie theater, after attorneys on both sides asked for more time.
WESLEY CHAPEL — Simon Property Group says its not yet ready to announce its tenants for the Tampa Premium Outlets mall, but public records filed in Pasco County identify scores of retailers — from Coach to Rack Room Shoes — for the nine-building mall scheduled to open Oct. 29.
The Bush family mantra has been consistent for generations: First make a lot of money, then focus on public service.
One of Pinellas County's 18 fire departments is threatening to sue the county over years of cuts in the emergency medical services budget.
TAMPA — Minutes after midnight, Uncle John's Band close another sprawling set at Skipper's Smokehouse with the Grateful Dead's U.S. Blues, drawing cheers from the tie-dyed faithful.
Pascual Pietri didn't go to his neighbor's house Halloween night 2012 for candy.
With July 4 on Saturday, there's no shortage of parties and fireworks displays popping off across Tampa Bay. Here's everything you need to know to have a safe and festive Fourth.
Fourth of July parties
Light Up the Bayou
Here's a quick guide to where to see the rockets' red glare this weekend. Sunset is at 8:30, and most fireworks shows begin at 9 p.m. but the weather could push back the starting time.
If you must ignore the law and can't ignore your urge to blow something up on the Fourth of July, at least do your neighbors and their pets a favor by being considerate.
TAMPA — The James A. Haley VA Medical Center has a new director, an administrator with more than 30 years of experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs.