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  1. Gators dispatch Muschamp, with tough test at LSU next

    College

    GAINESVILLE — It's never a bad day when the coach you fired to hire your new coach doesn't get carried off your field on his players' shoulders his first time back. Got all that? …

    GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 12: Head coaches Will Muschamp of the South Carolina Gamecocks and Jim McElwain of the Florida Gators shake hands after the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) 678473375
  2. State volleyball: Familiar foe dispatches Plant in 8A final

    Volleyballpreps

    OCALA — For the second straight season, Plant was swept in the state final match by Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas. The Panthers struggled against the Raiders' tall front line and stingy defense, and had too many unforced errors in a 25-17, 25-21, 25-22 loss Saturday at West Port High School. …

    The Plant High Panthers volleyball team pose for a photo after the Class 8A state volleyball final between Plant High and St. Thomas Aquinas at West Port High School in Ocala, Fla., on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. St. Thomas beat Plant High 3-0.
  3. Region volleyball: Palm Harbor University dispatches Cinderella

    Volleyballpreps

    By Rodney Page Times Staff Writer PALM HARBOR — Both Palm Harbor University and East Bay brought its "B" games to Tuesday night's Class 8A region quarterfinal. For the Hurricanes, that was good enough. …

  4. 6A-7: Weeki Wachee dispatches Hernando in four

    Home Team

    CRYSTAL RIVER – No. 3 Weeki Wachee upset county foe and second-seeded Hernando in four sets (25-18, 25-27, 25-10, 25-20) Tuesday night in the Class 6A, District 7 semifinal  to advance to the  championship match Thursday night.  …

  5. Justice Department to dispatch team to Turkey for cleric inquiry

    World

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department will dispatch a team to Turkey in coming days to pursue allegations by the Turkish government of criminal activity by Fethullah Gulen, an Obama administration official said Friday. …

    Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen denies a role in the coup attempt.
  6. No. 11 Wisconsin dispatches No. 8 Michigan State with easeAssociated Press

    College

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — By the time Alex Hornibrook's first start was over, there wasn't much question about whether he could handle one of the toughest road tests in the Big Ten.  …

    Wisconsin’s Corey Clement, who had two rushing touchdowns, goes to the air to avoid a Spartan.
  7. For former New York fire dispatcher, memories of 9/11 are etched forever

    Humaninterest

    BROOKSVILLE John Lightsey reported for duty at central dispatch for the New York City Fire Department at 7 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. He didn't go home for four days. …

    John Lightsey, a New York City fire dispatcher on Sept. 11, 2001, will soon retire from Hernando County Fire Rescue. 
  8. Pasco doubles up on deputy dispatches; cost to neighborhoods rises

    Publicsafety

    After shootings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, La., Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco is mandating his deputies work in pairs when they answer calls for service. …

    Sheriff Chris Nocco made the decision in response to killings of police officers.
  9. Before battling Charlie Crist, Rep. David Jolly must first dispatch Mark Bircher in GOP primary

    Stateroundup

    U.S. Rep. David Jolly will almost certainly battle former Gov. Charlie Crist this fall in the 13th Congressional District in what will be a nationally scrutinized race. …

    Republican Rep. David Jolly is seeking re-election in the 13th Congressional District. [Miami Herald (2015)] 
  10. Orlando nightclub shooter told 911 dispatcher: 'I did the shootings'

    Crime

    The gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando last Sunday called 911 and admitted to a dispatcher that he "did the shootings," according to a transcript released Monday by the FBI. …

    People hold candles at Sunday's candlelight vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub as they gather at Lake Eola Park in Orlando. [Associated Press]
  11. Dispatches from budding rap star G-Eazy's tour bus in Tampa

    Music

    TAMPA — G-Eazy hunches on his tour bus, elbows on thighs, mouthing lyrics he just wrote on his iPhone, as a woman's voice pops through a black Marshall speaker. "I don't charge Bebe for this verse, right?" the rapper asks his crew. …

    Rapper G-Eazy peers out at the crowd moments before taking the stage at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday, June 17, 2016. The rapper is currently on his Endless Summer tour, which he is co-headlining with Logic. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times
  12. Woman, dog treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after car left running in Tampa condo garage

    Publicsafety

    TAMPA-- A woman and her dog were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning early Thursday after police say a car was left running in the enclosed garage of a condo complex in Tampa. …

    Tampa police and fire crews responded to Cordoba & Beach Park Condos, 114 Beach Haven Lane, after a resident called 911 when her carbon monoxide detector went off, officials said.
  13. Fish and Wildlife dispatcher arrested on arson, aggravated stalking charges

    Crime

    PLANT CITY — The first fire at the house on Howard Street erupted the day after Christmas, at 2:42 a.m. Someone had poured gasoline and lit a flame. Three adults and an infant were sleeping inside. …

    The Fish and Wildlife agency fired Ryan Elliott Butler, 29.
[Photo courtesy of Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office]
  14. Report: VA staff left veteran's body in shower nine hours, tried to hide mistakes

    Veterans

    SEMINOLE — Staff members at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System left the body of a veteran in a shower room for more than nine hours then tried to cover up the mistake, a hospital investigation shows. …

    An internal report says staff tried to cover up mistakes made when the body of a veteran was left for nine hours in a shower at the hospice unit of the sprawling Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in Seminole. [Scott Keeler   |   Times, 2014]
  15. All Eyes gallery: Douglas R. Clifford's favorite photos of 2016

    News

    Each year, Times photographers choose their favorite photos from the past 12 months. These are from Douglas R. Clifford. Douglas R. Clifford …

    Several blocks of Magnolia Avenue leading into the historic district of downtown St. Augustine is impassible littered with live oak branches on October  7, 2016, the result of hurricane Matthew passing to the east on Florida's east coast.
  16. Pinellas County 911 calls rerouted to St. Petersburg Police dispatchers following outage

    Publicsafety

    ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County's 911 system went down about 10 a.m. Wednesday, but the call load was quickly transferred to the St. Petersburg Police Department so emergency callers were not affected, a county spokeswoman said. …

  17. 911 Pulse calls reveal terror inside club

    Nation

    ORLANDO — They had been hiding from the shooter in a Pulse nightclub bathroom for about two hours. …

    in Orlando on July 12, one month after a gunman killed 49 inside the gay club. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]
  18. Pakistani plane crashes after takeoff with 48 people aboard (w/ video)

    World

    Associated Press ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan — A plane belonging to Pakistan's national carrier crashed and burst into flames on Wednesday with 48 people on board, killing all of them, police and an airline spokesman said.  …

    People gather outside the emergency ward, where authorities brought the bodies of plane crash victims, in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday. [Associated Press]
  19. Volleyball: Berkeley Prep dispatches rival in straight sets

    Volleyballpreps

    TAMPA — Berkeley Prep kicked off the season in style, easily dispatching visiting Tampa Prep 25-13, 25-15, 25-17 in both team's season opener on Thursday. …

  20. Several animals trapped inside Tampa warehouse fire

    Fire

    TAMPA — Several animals were trapped in a warehouse fire on Thursday, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. Firefighters were dispatched to the fire at 5828 Barry Road around 2:50 p.m.. They reported heavy smoking coming from the building, officials said. …

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