Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 5 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 5 Midday" game were:

8-2-7-1-2

(eight, two, seven, one, two)

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FEMA rolling out new flood zone maps for Tampa Bay counties

FEMA rolling out new flood zone maps for Tampa Bay counties

Thousands of Tampa Bay-area property owners could soon find themselves with new flood zone designations on their homes and businesses.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has completed a years-long study to update flood zone maps in Hillsborough, ...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Markeis McGlockton’s autopsy shows he turned away from shooter

Markeis McGlockton’s autopsy shows he turned away from shooter

The autopsy for Markeis McGlockton, who was killed in a shooting that set off a debate about Florida’s stand your ground law, shows the bullet entered his body at an angle and tore through his heart and both lungs.The Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner’...
Updated: 24 minutes ago

Ryan Fitzpatrick played better than you may think

TAMPA — The announcement of which Bucs quarterback will start at Chicago Sunday will have to wait.Jameis Winston and Ryan Fitzpatrick met with Dirk Koetter Tuesday and were given the news."So we know what we're going to do,'' Koetter said. "Bot...
Updated: 28 minutes ago
Madeira Beach's dirty laundry gets aired during ethics hearing

Madeira Beach's dirty laundry gets aired during ethics hearing

By Sheila Mullane Estrada Times Correspondent CLEARWATER — For seven hours, attorneys questioned and sometimes shouted at witnesses testifying either for or against Madeira Beach Commissioner Nancy Oakley in an ethics hearing that will determ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Red Tide takes toll on imperiled species of birds, but volunteers try to save them

Red Tide takes toll on imperiled species of birds, but volunteers try to save them

Melissa Dollard gently laid the dead bird on a counter Tuesday and began writing down information about it — size, weight, conditions, what treatment it received after being poisoned by Red Tide.She had to do this because it’s a red knot, classified ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Florida man throws bicycle, then other man off bridge (w/ video)

Florida man throws bicycle, then other man off bridge (w/ video)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Police say a man and a woman whose bike had a flat tire were attacked as they tried to walk across the Main Street Bridge in Daytona Beach, Florida. Police say 21-year-old Derrick Goodin began yelling about money at Steph...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

Pope Francis acknowledges landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful, but says he takes full responsibility and he _ not Beijing _ will have ultimate say
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs’ Gerald McCoy heard apologizing to Ben Roethlisberger mid-hit

Bucs’ Gerald McCoy heard apologizing to Ben Roethlisberger mid-hit

For all of his accomplishments on the field, Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has been dogged by unfair criticism throughout his career that he's too nice.One moment during Monday's 30-27 loss to the Steelers isn't going to help him in th...
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Pope: Priestly abuse scandals driving Catholic faithful away

Pope: Priestly abuse scandals driving Catholic faithful away

Pope Francis has acknowledged that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and says the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations
Updated: 1 hour ago

Man dies hours after boat capsizes near Dick Misener Bridge

ST. PETERSBURG — One man died hours after he and a friend were pulled from the water Monday when their fishing boat capsized near the Dick Misener Bridge, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.A bicyclist riding over the bridge saw the bo...
Updated: 1 hour ago