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16-year-old boy arrested in St. Petersburg killing

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Monday in connection with an October killing in St. Petersburg. David Nathan Garrett of 1110 32nd Street S in St. Petersburg faces a first-degree murder charge …


Pinellas sheriff backs medical marijuana legislation


Hillsborough deputy, firefighter under investigation after bullets hit house


  1. Gasparilla photos: Pirates, parades, people, beads and bods


    As we get ready for yet another Gasparilla invasion and parade this Saturday, we thought it might be fun to pull some photos from previous Gasparillas. As we selected images, we thought about the things that make Gasparilla so much fun, so here is a sampling of photos of pirates, parades, people, beads and bods. …

    Jennifer Maxwell, of the Krewe of South Shore Marauders, tosses beads to Gasparilla revelers on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. Thousands of Gasparilla revelers packed downtown Tampa, lining the streets to watch a parade of floats and pirates invade the city on Saturday, January 28, 2012.  [Octavio Jones | Times]
  2. Movie 'Wild' lures more people to hike Pacific Crest Trail


    More hikers are expected on the Pacific Crest Trail this year thanks to the movie Wild, according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which preserves and promotes the trail.

    A couple walks the Bridge of the Gods Trailhead on the Pacific Crest Trail in Cascade Locks, Ore. Requests have increased for permits for long-distance hikes on the 2,650-mile trail.
  3. Review: 'Radio Golf' brings August Wilson pros to American Stage


    ST. PETERSBURG — Everyone in Radio Golf is good, quite good. But Anthony Chisholm, in his delivery, tone, posture and on and on, is astounding.

    Radio Golf is the latest in playwright August Wilson’s 10-play Century Cycle at American Stage. It stars Kim Sullivan (front), Anthony Chisholm, Chrystal Bates, Alan Bomar Jones and “ranney.”
  4. Where's Tampa's big idea?


    When Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his $1 billion plan for the swath of undeveloped land he controls along downtown Tampa's waterfront, he reeled off a list of the things he had in mind: a medical school, a corporate headquarters, condos, a hotel with convention meeting space, shops and restaurants.

  5. Tell Me About It: Parents may welcome some no-kids time


    Q: Is it normal that friends with kids, once they have kids, become harder to feel connected to? We all graduated college together, started getting jobs, married, etc. Now I'm the last of the group that doesn't have kids — and I have a hard time feeling connected anymore to those who have kids. I don't know …

    Not Romney. Not Bush. Rather, 'undecided' leads latest GOP presidential poll

    A USA Today/Suffolk University poll out today highlights the wide-open Republican field. It's so early that no one knows what will happen. But for the time being:...


    NFL Mock Draft Monday: Jameis Winston? Marcus Mariota? Someone else?



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    My Outfit Monday: A cheap way to tie everything together

    I knew when I put this outfit together, it had a lot of potential. Potential to be good. Potential to look ridiculous....