With the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria growing in the Middle East, nearly half of Americans think the country is less safe than it was before Sept. 11, 2001, according to a recent poll.
TAMPA — Landlords and their tenants will soon face $450 city fines when their rental houses are the scenes of out-of-control parties marked by under-aged drinking or illegal drug use, and the penalties cannot start too soon for homeowners like Gary Smith.
A 22-year-old man was electrocuted Wednesday morning in South Tampa, authorities said. Witnesses reported hearing a loud noise about 10 a.m. behind a home at 3021 W. Fair Oaks Avenue and said a man went to investigate. Christopher Diehl went into a small space between a shed and a fence where power lined had gone …
SEMINOLE — Drivers coming to and from Redington Shores and Indian Shores are in for a longer trip as of Sept. 29, when Pinellas County is set to close the Park Boulevard bridge for a month during construction.
TAMPA — The smartphones used by ride-share drivers for Uber are essentially serving as taxi meters, a hearing officer ruled Wednesday.
ST. PETERSBURG — Vegas Showgirls, a strip club dogged by legal problems, is set to go on the auction block next month because of the recent foreclosure by its lender.
North of us, Americans are drinking apple cider, eyeing the pumpkins, calling the chimney sweep, dressing in flannel shirts against the slight nip in the air.
When I was a kid we called The Maze Runner idea "playing fort," and Rodney Weaver down the street made the rules. There weren't many since imagination always made the calls. Our heroics bounced off woods instead of this fantasy's walls, inspired by plucky B-movies just like it.
LAND O'LAKES — In a text message last year, Jerry Brewster asked John Benedetto to meet to plan the first Land O'Lakes High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction.
A Cocoa Beach man died in a four-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 4 near Plant City, the Florida Highway Patrol said. About 12:15 p.m, the four vehicles were heading east near the Alexander Street exit. One of the vehicles, an SUV driven by Danielle Massa of Livingston, N.J., failed to slow down with the …
Sooner or later, dysfunctional family reunions in movies wind up with relatives wrestling in the yard, living room, wherever the cliche takes them. Whether viewers groan, grin or something in between says a lot about how well the movie works up to that point.
Authorities believe alcohol was a factor in an early morning traffic crash that seriously injured a man Thursday on the Veteran's Expressway.
ST. PETERSBURG — Tuesday the Rays planned to honor retiring Yankees star Derek Jeter with praise and some parting gifts. Wednesday, he left the Trop turf for the final time with the satisfaction of snapping an 0-for-28 slump and scoring the decisive run in the Yankees' 3-2 victory over the Rays.
Let's be clear on a couple of points:
No. 1, Bill Edwards is absolutely right.
It's time for St. Petersburg to stop thinking of Al Lang Field as a baseball stadium.
KENNETH CITY — Council members here remained deadlocked Wednesday after a special meeting called to tentatively approve a budget for the coming fiscal year.