Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers.
ST. PETERSBURG — After months of surveillance, police early Tuesday morning raided a home on 35th Street N, detaining 12 people they said were involved in drugs and prostitution.
With a judge seeking to strike a balance between mercy and retribution, Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
TAMPA — The Tampa Police Department released its latest "zombie video" Tuesday, depicting the dangers of leaving car doors unlocked.
EDMONTON — Coach Jon Cooper half-jokingly said Monday morning that touted wing prospect Jonathan Drouin was bound to make his anticipated debut soon because his team was running out of bodies at forward.
Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who reshaped the public image of first ladies, society muses and red-carpet regulars with grand evening wear that celebrated Latin sensuality, European refinement and American versatility, died Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82.
LUTZ — More than a year after a hit and run accident that killed a Lutz teenager and injured another, Florida Highway Patrol investigators have arrested and charged the person they believe responsible for the crash.
CLEARWATER — Barbara Homer says she didn't do it — she didn't send 3 a.m. campaign robocalls on behalf of any politicians, have an affair with anyone's husband or offer a free solar energy audit over the phone, but she has been accused of all three.
ST. PETERSBURG — The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has canceled the upcoming visit of 14 journalists from African countries, citing Ebola-related fears from faculty, students and staff.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.
TAMPA — Late one night in August, Mishay Simpson shot Andrew Noll after he walked into her Davis Islands home unannounced. Simpson, the wife of semiprofessional golfer Rhett Simpson, later told investigators that Noll was a former friend who had been stalking her and threatening to hurt her family.
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be …
TAMPA — Additional state troopers patrolling Hillsborough County encountered no wrong-way driving incidents during the first of three traffic crackdowns, authorities said Monday.
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The Ebola threat is calling attention to a problem years in the making: cuts to the programs and staff intended to prepare for just such a public health emergency.