BOSTON — Five times in the first six innings Tuesday, the Rays got a runner to second base, but never any further. The chances they wasted offset the great opportunity Drew Smyly gave them in holding the Red Sox hitless through five innings and to one run through six.
The homeless call it "the cage." The Huffington Post said it resembles "a giant chicken coop for humans."
Here we are again, on the edge of our seats, our flags unfurled, our overpasses adorned with lightning bolts. The hockey team from Tampa Bay is again making a run at greatness, up two games to none against the longest continuously operating professional ice hockey organization in the world.
BOSTON — Rays ace Alex Cobb has a partially torn ligament in his elbow that jeopardizes not only this season but potentially all of 2016 as well.
TAMPA —The Justice Department wants to kick a Tampa Bay area man out of the tax preparation business, alleging in a lawsuit that his stores target low-income clients and promote the filing of fraudulent returns.
The race to become clerk of the circuit court — sorry, had to stifle a yawn there — is traditionally as scintillating as picking who sits on your local mosquito control board.
Florida's aquifer needs special protection from being overpumped, the Sierra Club contends in a petition sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The club's Florida chapter has filed the petition asking the EPA to declare it a "sole source aquifer," a tool to protect drinking water supplies in areas where there …
TAMPA — For all intents and purposes, Lyft is a taxi company, and it violated Hillsborough County rules by operating without proper permits.
Utility giant Duke Energy bought ownership stake in the proposed Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that will run through Florida. In a statement released Tuesday, Duke Energy announced it will invest about $225 million in the approximately 500-mile pipeline. The $3 billion pipeline will run from Alabama, across Georgia, …
TAMPA — The lunchtime crowd was sparse Tuesday for the Give Day Tampa Bay celebration at Channelside Bay Plaza. Volunteers staffing charity display tables talked among themselves. A lonely bartender dressed for Cinco de Mayo waited for customers.
But online, the party was hopping.
Despite a dramatic uptick in notable new restaurants, the Tampa Bay area was once again shut out of what has come to be known as the Academy Awards of food. On Monday night at a ceremony presented by TV host, author and chef Alton Brown at Lyric Opera of Chicago, winners of the 2015 James Beard awards were announced. It …
CATANIA, Sicily — Migrants frantically shimmied up ropes dangling from a towering rescue ship and others jumped into the water grasping at lifesavers. Five bodies were recovered and more were feared drowned in the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy.
Bloomin' Brands CEO Liz Smith and executive vice president David Deno did their best to verbally wine and dine top restaurant analysts Tuesday morning.
ORLANDO — A man convicted of manslaughter walked away from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday.
A Miami Beach man who cost lenders millions during a real estate flipping scheme in Hillsborough County was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years, 3 months in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. The court also ordered Stephen Mayer, 51, to repay more than $3.1 million to affected lenders and forfeit $4 million.