BROOKSVILLE — It took Hernando Circuit Judge Stephen E. Toner just a few minutes to hand out consecutive life sentences to 23-year-old Stephen Horne on Thursday for the murder of his father in 2010.
DADE CITY — After being blasted by public officials, railroad giant CSX vowed to change its practices in the future.
ST. PETE BEACH — Even after a proposed 19.7 percent increase in property taxes, the city's 2014-15 budget is more than a half-million dollars in the red.
ST. PETERSBURG – No worries about throwing stones at this glass house: It's 34 stories up.
Penny Boehme, a licensed bird rehabber, couldn't figure out what was the matter with Gwen, a rescued red-tailed hawk in her care. Ever since a young male red-tailed hawk had left her side to go to the veterinarian, Gwen uttered motherly bird calls nearly nonstop and refused food. Gwen had acted as a …
TAMPA — A man who has been on the run since the 2007 shooting death of a 17-year-old Wharton High School student was jailed late Wednesday in Hillsborough County after being extradited from New York.
LARGO — City Manager Mac Craig received high marks for his job performance in his most recent job evaluation.
William Meredith raised his friend's crossbow for the first time and fired twice. He moved his target back 15 yards and shot again.
TEMPLE TERRACE — The North Suncoast hospice provider plans to affiliate with Chapters Health System, the parent company of Hillsborough's LifePath Hospice.
ST. PETERSBURG — A 57-year-old woman was critically injured Thursday morning when the SUV she was driving crashed head on with a PSTA bus near Gandy Boulevard.
TALLAHASSEE — Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday announced a plan to raise per-student spending to a record level next year.
The Rev. Dan Campbell didn't need much reassurance to know that his Methodist congregation made the right decision to minister to the poor.
HERNANDO BEACH — From their support for a improved landscaping in the median at Shoal Line and Osowaw boulevards to their efforts to help the county resolve congestion and parking issues at the community boat ramps, Ron Wolf says all he and his brother have tried to do is make Hernando Beach a better place.
BROOKSVILLE — As Shirley Anderson navigates her first primary as Hernando County's supervisor of elections, she is upbeat about the process, excited about Election Day on Tuesday and encouraging people to exercise their right to vote.
TAMPA — All lanes of Dale Mabry Highway near Gandy Boulevard were reopened Thursday morning, ending days of lane closures caused by a water main break.