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Police look for suspect in Sunbay Motel shooting in Tarpon Springs

TARPON SPRINGS — Police are looking for a man they say shot and killed his 27-year-old neighbor at the Sunbay Motel early Saturday morning. Fredrick Alvin Bentley, 39, ran from the sce …

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Two men arrested after one shoots at Pasco deputies

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Live blog: Scores, updates, photos, more from week 1 of high school football

 

Movie Planner: Two local horror shows, plus 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection' opening

Movie Planner: Two local horror shows, plus 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection' opening

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Dining planner: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month warrants heading east on Interstate 4 for dinner

Dining planner: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month warrants heading east on Interstate 4 for dinner

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Steven Tyler still rocking, still surprising at 68

Steven Tyler still rocking, still surprising at 68

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Drake, bound for Tampa Saturday, tries to please the masses

Drake, bound for Tampa Saturday, tries to please the masses

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  1. Miami Hurricanes dismiss two football players after NCAA investigation

    Blogs

    The Miami Hurricanes have dismissed senior linebacker Jermaine Grace and redshirt junior defensive lineman Al-Quadin Muhammad for violating NCAA rules, the school announced Saturday.

    Here's the statement UM released:

  2. Meet Friday night football's instant celebrity: Alonso's Malik Johnson

    Blogs

  3. Police look for suspect in Sunbay Motel shooting in Tarpon Springs

    Crime

    TARPON SPRINGS — Police are looking for a man they say shot and killed his 27-year-old neighbor at the Sunbay Motel early Saturday morning.

    Tarpon Springs police were looking for Fredrick Alvin Bentley, 39, on Saturday. Investigators say he shot and killed a neighbor at a motel where both men were living. (Tarpon Springs police)
  4. Sheriff's Office: Largo driver in Pinellas deputy-involved crash has minor injuries

    Accidents

    LARGO — A Pinellas County deputy sideswiped a car, forcing it off a road early this morning. The car's driver has minor injuries, according to the Sheriff's Office.

  5. Alonso RB Malik Johnson's flip lands on SportsCenter

    Blogs

    High school football nation, Malik Johnson has put you all on notice.

    The sophomore running back at Alonso High is trending nationally thanks to video that catches him flipping over a Sickles defender on a fake punt runback.
  6. Trump's new campaign chief was once registered to vote in Miami — but never did

    National

    The national media descended Friday upon an abandoned, trash-filled home in Coconut Grove.

  7. St. Petersburg women risk pain and injury to find themselves on the roller derby track

    Human Interest

    ST. PETERSBURG — Alex Whitmore's doctor doesn't understand why she plays roller derby.

    Julie Taylor,49 aka Country Bumpskin (center) dodges blockers during a practice session at the Slayground in St. Petersburg. The Deadly Rivals Roller Derby is one of only eight leagues in the country that use the more demanding banked tracks. The women who compete say the physical toll of the sport is worth it. Roller derby has helped them find themselves, gain confidence, get in shape and cope with their everyday problems. [LUIS SANTANA  |   Times]
  8. Get rid of Interstate 175? Trop makeover plan says yes

    Growth

    ST. PETERSBURG — Take a gander at the conceptual model of what the area around a new downtown baseball stadium might look like. Two things jump out:

    First, there's no more Interstate 175.

    A conceptual model for redeveloping the 85-acre Tropicana Field site and building a new baseball stadium there from HKS, Inc. First, there is no open-air stadium planned. The model is just using a piece of clip art for the stadium. What is far more interesting is the idea of eliminating Interstate 175 to integrate Midtown with the jobs, restaurants and other amenities expected to sprout up around the redeveloped site. [Courtesy of HKS, Inc.]
  9. Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

    Nursing Homes

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together, has received international attention.

    Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, cry as they say goodbye near the end of a visit with each other Monday in Wolfram's elderly care home in Surrey. [Photo from Ashley Bartyik]
  10. Kicking session at RJS helped Aguayo break his slump

    Blogs

    Roberto Aquayo kept reminding himself that he had been kicking footballs through the uprights since he was 8-years old, a simple, repetitive motion that should not disappear under pressure. 

    Roberto Aguayo attempted about 25 kicks Wednesday at Raymond James Stadium with the new video boards operating.

Lawmaker pays heavy price for taking on Scott and Chamber

On paper, state Rep. Mike Hill of Pensacola Beach looks like everything Republicans would want in a legislator. A captain in the Air Force, father of three and a State Farm agent with a grade of 97 out of 100 this year from the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Not perfect, but close....

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The Rays will release oft-injured outfielder Desmond Jennings on Saturday.

Rays to release Desmond Jennings

The Rays will release oft-injured OF Desmond Jennings on Saturday....

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Third-and-longs set up Bucs' barrage of eight sacks vs. Browns

The Bucs defense broke out with eight sacks in Friday night's win against the Browns, the most for the team in any preseason game in at least 16 years, and a defense that consistently set up third-and-long situations got five of their sacks in those situations....

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