The Tallahassee Police Department has released more than 300 police reports involving FSU athletes.
BERKELEY, Mo. — The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley urged calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him, reigniting tensions that have lingered since the death of Michael Brown in neighboring Ferguson.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve with a late-night Mass Wednesday in St. Peter's Basilica and a phone call to some Iraqi refugees forced to flee their homes by Muslim militants.
TAMPA — If watching the now-controversial movie The Interview on the small screens of the online world didn't grab you, Tampa Theatre has delivered a last-minute Christmas gift.
The gun investigators say was used to kill Officer Charles Kondek in Tarpon Springs early Sunday was stolen four months earlier from an unlocked Honda Accord on the outskirts of Jacksonville.
Sung to the tune of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer:
Marco, the loudmouthed whiner
Had a very frequent cry.
And if you ever heard it
You might poke him in the eye.
All of the other loudmouths
Used to laugh and call him names.
They always made poor …
TARPON SPRINGS — Authorities have located the 9mm handgun used in the second shooting that transpired early Sunday morning after a Tarpon Springs police officer was fatally gunned down, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
A laboratory mistake at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta may have exposed a technician to the deadly Ebola virus, federal officials said Wednesday. The technician will be monitored for signs of infection for 21 days, the incubation period of the disease.
LARGO — When city library patrons recently complained about people using electronic cigarettes inside the building, officials couldn't do much. There were no city rules against it.
Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata, which is at the center of a global recall crisis, said Wednesday that it had removed its president and that its chairman, a grandson of the company founder, would also take on the role of president, consolidating control over the company.
TAMPA — For 14 years, criminal cases involving accused rapists, molesters and child abusers in Hillsborough County have been heard by a single judge in the sex offender division.
TAMPA — They come every Saturday morning, miles from their suburban homes to a Cuban-owned coffee shop in West Tampa. Men sit at one end of the table, women at the other.
TARPON SPRINGS — Before his death early Sunday, Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek had just been elected by his fellow officers to be their union representative. His position with the Police Benevolent Association made him the voice of his co-workers in their contract negotiations.
NEW PORT RICHEY — Before running for a seat on the New Port Richey City Council two years ago, Jeff Starkey had never considered entering the political fray.
ORLANDO — When you're a dude at the American Girl store, you lay low, seek shadows, hug walls. Hiding's cool, too. Samuel Gaskin, visiting from Las Vegas, is motionless on a bench, sitting directly beneath a wall-sized portrait of a young lass cradling a rubber-faced 18-inch doll that's dressed exactly like her. …