ST. PETERSBURG — The bay area's leading transit agencies are taking a second swing at scoring state dollars to help fund a regional bus ticket system — and they hope teaming up will bolster their chances.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A deputy fearing for his life shot a man who authorities say had been stalking a female wrestler, wounding him Monday outside a World Wrestling Entertainment training facility in central Florida, authorities said.
The Florida Bar has touched off a new brouhaha among the state's lawyers, this time by hiring a Miami public relations firm for $96,000 a year to advance "positive campaign messages.''
Orbital ATK, a Virginia-based aerospace and defense firm, plans to close a Clearwater manufacturing facility by next spring, a decision based at least in part due to lessened U.S. defense spending, the company said Monday.
BELLEAIR — About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the Intracoastal Waterway after a truck malfunctioned Monday.
Officials with Port Tampa Bay announced Monday that construction on a 130,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse will begin early next year.
A constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana in Florida has reached a key milestone in its petition drive, triggering required reviews by Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Florida Supreme Court.
LITHIA — Hillsborough sheriff's deputies are investigating a body found at a cemetery on Monday afternoon.
NEW PORT RICHEY — A Pasco school bus driver was ticketed for careless driving after she rear-ended a stopped car Monday morning, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
The repeated failures of the Florida Legislature to redraw the state’s congressional districts is a sure sign that Florida needs to create an independent commission to do the work, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said during a stop in Tallahassee on Monday.
HOLIDAY — What neighbors say started as an attempt to get a speeding driver to slow down Saturday night turned dangerous, authorities said, when the driver returned and opened fire on the concerned residents.
Tucked in a secluded corner of the Ozark Mountains, far from the traffic and sprawl of Hillsborough County, is the house that took down Jim Norman.
Its full title is The Girl in the Spider's Web: A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series, but they might as well have called it The Girl Who's Going to Help Us Milk a Few More Million Out of This Dragon Tattoo Thing.
U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy says he can back the Iran nuclear deal, call it "flawed" but "the best available option to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon."
TALLAHASSEE — Florida motorists enjoy getting their shiny new driver licenses on the spot, but the state is studying a possible change to a new system that's stirring warnings of a possible "disaster" with drivers waiting up to two weeks for their cards.