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  1. Gulfport detectives seek help finding person of interest in homicide case


    GULFPORT — The Gulfport Police Department sought the public's help Tuesday in finding a person of interest in a homicide case.

    Gulfport officers said they were seeking a man they described as a thin, dark-skinned black man in his 30s, about 5-feet-7 tall and weighing 140 pounds, with short hair and a pronounced underbite. They provided a composite image of the man, provided by a police artist. [Gulfport Police Department]
  2. Sunset Music Festival lineup: Skrillex, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren and more


    If you missed the 2015 Ultra Music Festival this past weekend in Miami, you’ve got two months to prepare for the next best thing in Tampa.

  3. Tampa Fire Rescue personnel chief retires amid sexual harassment investigation


    TAMPA — A Tampa Fire Rescue personnel chief retired with full benefits this month amid a sexual harassment investigation.

  4. Judge denies delay in Diaco case


    CLEARWATER — A Pinellas judge has rejected an attempt to delay the disciplinary case against three Tampa lawyers accused of orchestrating the drunken driving arrest of an opposing attorney.

  5. It's spring break, and St. Petersburg police say they've already seen a rise in car break-ins


    ST. PETERSBURG — Spring break began at Pinellas public schools this week, and police say they've already registered a sharp spike in car thefts and burglaries across the city.

  6. Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson coming to MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa


    Looks like Marilyn Manson and Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan are officially back to being buddy-buddy.

  7. Charlie Crist has a new business venture


    Former Republican governor and Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist is getting into the consulting business. He and Orlando investor Bob Poe, the Democratic fundraiser, former state party chairman and chairman of the Charlie Crist for Florida political committee, recently created a St. Petersburg-based …

  8. Ed Sheeran coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa


    Amalie Arena's gigantic week just keeps getting bigger.

  9. Teacher: Your students are not your friends


    TAMPA — Pop quiz: Can a teacher friend your child on Facebook? Instant-message your teen to remind him of a homework assignment? Invite him out for a drink?

    The answers might seem obvious.

  10. 'Better Call Saul' Roundtable: Chimp With a Machine Gun


    "Slippin' Jimmy with a law degree is like a chimp with a machine gun." And there we go: When Space Blanket Chuck absolutely nuked his brother with that icy dismissal, it certainly seemed like the final soul-crushing shove for our favorite legal anti-hero, Jimmy McGill, to finally cross-over into shady Saul Goodman …

  11. Cabinet hires RPOF's lawyer for Sunshine Law suit


    Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet voted Tuesday morning to hire Daniel Nordby and law firm Shutts & Bowen to represent them in a case alleging Sunshine Law violations — the same legal representation as the Republican Party of Florida.

  12. Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks in $10.4B deal


    STAMFORD, Conn. — Charter Communications Inc. is buying fellow cable operator Bright House Networks LLC in a deal valued at $10.4 billion.

  13. Rolling Stones coming to the Citrus Bowl in Orlando


    Sorry, Tampa, but you can't always get what you want. Or what you need.

  14. Garth Brooks coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa


    For the first time in 17 years, Garth Brooks is coming to Tampa.

  15. Expect sunny skies and warmer temperatures today — and a nice Easter weekend


    Tuesday started significantly warmer than Monday around Tampa Bay, with temperatures in the 50s and 60s — about 10 to 15 degrees warmer than the day before.