Florida's unemployment rate ticked up to 6.3 percent in August, from 6.2 percent a month earlier, according to state figures released early Friday.
ST. PETERSBURG — A man wanted in connection with the slaying of a 24-year-old on Queensboro Avenue S earlier this month was arrested Thursday night in Orlando, authorities said Friday.
Twenty minutes before 8 a.m. Friday, hundreds were already crowding the sidewalks in front of Dillard's at International Plaza waiting to get hold of an iPhone 6.
If you're reading this and beginning to realize that you forgot the Buccaneers played on Thursday this week, consider yourself fortunate. You missed the worst Thursday Night Football game in the program's five-year history as the Falcons humiliated the hapless local football team 56-14.
It was just about this point in the program that another losing coach handed him another desperate situation.
ST. PETERSBURG -- The City Council adopted a $483.35 million operating budget for 2015, after just about an hour of discussion and public comment on Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG — The trial of U.S. Rep. Richard Kelly over the 1980 Abscam scandal brought together two of the strongest personalities in Tampa Bay legal circles.
ATLANTA — As Devin Hester neared the goal line on his 62-yard punt return for a touchdown Thursday night, he decided to high-step his way into the end zone. It was a nod to his boyhood idol, Deion Sanders, who smiled in approval as he watched at the Georgia Dome.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County commissioners Thursday evening quickly and unanimously approved a $3.96 billion budget for next year.
ST. PETERSBURG — No one wants to talk about what caused the three-way deal to fall apart that involved the city, the St. Petersburg Baseball Commission and Bill Edwards over the management of Al Lang Stadium.
LARGO — City commissioners will hold a special meeting Tuesday to decide whether to censure one of their members for downloading inappropriate material on his city-owned iPad.
WASHINGTON — The White House and the Democratic National Committee offered detailed defenses of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Thursday after the South Florida lawmaker was shredded in a prominent story about her tenure as head of the party organization.
TAMPA — The chief executive officers at Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida's medical school are giving each other leadership roles in their operations, another move intended to cement what has sometimes been a testy relationship between the two institutions.
A former Tampa man who accidentally shot and killed his 9-year-old son in 2001 is at the center of a grisly murder-suicide in the tiny town of Bell, about 50 miles west of Gainesville.
With international horrors far more disturbing than any zombie horde, Busch Gardens is removing some props from Howl-O-Scream after complaints about severed heads at its sister park in Virginia.