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Pinellas Park pill mill doctor, 76, sentenced to 25 years in federal prison

TAMPA — As a doctor, Edward Neil Feldman was supposed to relieve pain. Instead, he invited mourning. He was supposed to save lives, but a jury blamed him for three patient deaths. The …


Courtroom equations wrongly flagging blacks as future criminals


Officer in police ATV struck at downtown St. Petersburg intersection (w/video)


  1. British restaurateur sentenced to 6 years after peanut allergy death


    LONDON — The owner of a curry house in Britain with a "cavalier attitude" to food safety was found guilty Monday of causing the death of a customer who had a severe allergy, after he was served a dish containing peanuts. The owner received a six-year sentence.

  2. For most on Everest, bottled oxygen is a must. But a few do the climb without.


    Take a step.


    Breathe in, breathe out . . . 15 times.

    Take another step.


    That's how one of the world's most accomplished mountaineers describes approaching the summit of Mount Everest without the benefit of bottled oxygen.

    Most people who climb Everest begin using supplemental oxygen  at around 23,000 feet. Above 26,000 feet, nearly everyone uses it. [Associated Press]
  3. 'Happy Chewbacca' video conquers Force on social media (w/video)


    It was a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in joy.

  4. He claims he killed 5 people because he thought they were werewolves: Canadian court weighs his fate


    It was the last day of classes at the University of Calgary, celebrated for half a century as "Bermuda Shorts Day" and the beginning of new lives for graduates. There would be not merely a blood moon but a total eclipse of the moon that night. For some 20 young people in Canada on April 14, 2014, it was reason to party. …

  5. Storm still winless after overtime loss to Cleveland


    TAMPA — Last week Tampa Bay came within two points of its first win of the season. Monday night the Storm took Cleveland to overtime.

  6. Rays blow late lead, lose to Marlins

    The Heater

    MIAMI — For one reason or another, and sometimes a couple, Rays starting pitchers are not getting deep enough into games.

    Brandon Guyer high-fives third-base coach Charlie Montoyo after hitting a solo home run during the second inning.
  7. Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict in Georgia


    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court rebuked the Georgia courts Monday for ignoring blatant evidence of racial bias when prosecutors deliberately excluded blacks from a jury that would later impose the death penalty against a young black man accused of murdering a white woman.

    Timothy Foster’s death sentence could be set aside as a result of the 7-1 decision.
  8. Diagnosis confirmed, Rays' Kiermaier set for surgery

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    MIAMI — The Rays got the news they expected Monday on CF Kevin Kiermaier, that he had two slightly displaced metacarpal fractures in his left hand that will require surgery today and keep him sidelined 8-10 weeks.

    Kevin Kiermaier, being helped off the field after Saturday’s injury, is expected to miss 8-10 weeks after having two fractures repaired.
  9. Courtroom equations wrongly flagging blacks as future criminals


    On a spring afternoon in 2014, Brisha Borden was running late to pick up her godsister from school when she spotted a child's unlocked blue Huffy bicycle and a silver Razor scooter. Borden and a friend grabbed the bike and scooter and tried to ride them down the street in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Coral Springs.

    In 2014, Borden and a friend picked up a blue Huffy bicycle and a Razor Scooter that were sitting unlocked outside an apartment building. When the owner saw them on the street and confronted them, Borden and her friend dropped the bike and scooter and walked away.
  10. It takes months of work by the Tampa Bay Lightning to make it loud for the playoffs



    Louise Forrest loves to be a loud, "hard-core" Tampa Bay Lightning fan.

    Tampa Bay Lightning fans wave the glow lights they received upon entering Amalie Arena on Wednesday for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Fans get light-up thunderstix for Game 6 tonight.

Regulators reject request from more time for public's lawyers in FPL rate case

The Florida Public Service Commission offered a glimpse into how bitter, and potentially personal, the high stakes debate over Florida Power & Light's request to raise its rates $1.3 billion may become later this summer....


Evgeni Malkin battles the Lightning's Matt Carle during Game 5.

Penguins' Malkin guarantees victory in Game 6

The Lightning is going to have to go back to Pittsburgh....


Kevin Kiermaier is helped off the field after getting injured diving for a single by the Detroit Tigers' James McCann during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday in Detroit. [AP photo]

Kiermaier to have surgery, likely out 8-10 weeks

Rays CF Kevin Kiermaier will have surgery on Tuesday on his broken left hand and is expected to miss 8-10 weeks....