BALTIMORE — Rays officials were really bad Tuesday night processing the forecast information and predicting the weather as they scratched scheduled starter Erasmo Ramirez 25 minutes before first pitch due to concerns about game-interrupting rain that never came.
TALLAHASSEE — State lawmakers reached a tentative deal on an $83 billion budget Tuesday that could end the session on time but could put them on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott.
CLEARWATER — After a confusing debate, the Pinellas County Commission on Tuesday voted to help Dunedin move forward with an $81 million upgrade of the Toronto Blue Jays spring training complex.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Power & Light's quest to have customers pay for natural gas fracking projects in other states overcame a key hurdle Tuesday as the Senate Rules Committee passed the controversial measure and overlooked opposition from residential and commercial customers.
The Rays made a late switch announced just before game time and opted to have rookie RHP Austin Pruitt start rather than RHP Erasmo Ramirez, a move they said was due to uncertainty in the weather forecast in regards to rain interrupting play.
Pruitt, who has been working as a long reliever, last pitched on …
The attorneys for former Florida defensive lineman and NFL draft prospect Caleb Brantley said the attorneys representing the complainant have tried to settle the battery case.
TRINITY — Both directions of State Road 54 were re-opened Tuesday night after firefighters contained "suspicious" fires that burn 32 acres, according to Pasco County officials.
TAMPA — This tale of two annual meetings held simultaneously in Florida Tuesday by a pair of corporate giants couldn't have a more stark contrast.
With 10 days left in the Florida Legislature's annual session, the public posturing and backroom negotiating over the state budget is in full bloom. Just as in Congress, the Republicans in charge are fighting among themselves. And just as in Congress, the most ideologically driven conservatives are making the most noise …
In consolidating their efforts earlier this month to purchase the Miami Marlins, Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter made for the ultimate political pairing - one titan of actual politics and one of baseball politics, the former governor of Florida and the most recognizable face in the game. The fact Bush was now a failed …
Tampa's tree ordinance is a model for the nation. For four decades, it has protected the city's tree canopy during boom times and bust, contributing to the city's appeal and providing millions of dollars in benefits, from avoiding energy costs to removing pollutants from the water and air. As the Tampa City Council …
TALLAHASSEE — Nothing is immune from the bruising budget battle between the House and Senate in Tallahassee — not even victims of unsolved murders.
Tampa's about to get all the Iceman it can handle.
TAMPA — A Naples zookeeper who saved a rhinoceros from a 7,000-acre wildfire Friday is recovering at Tampa General Hospital after sustaining second-degree burns on 18 percent of his body, his doctors and fire officials said.