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Five years later, killing of Sean Buchanan outside Brandon theater still unsolved

BRANDON Whatever happened to Sean Buchanan, investigators believe, took place just minutes after the surveillance cameras lost sight of him. They retraced his last steps the night of M …


That line about college kids surviving on Ramen? No longer funny at many Florida schools


Rays soliciting outside-the-box ideas for new stadium


  1. Body recovered after WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River (w/video)


    NEW YORK — A small World War II vintage plane celebrating its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police and witnesses said.

    Search and rescue boats look for a small plane that went down Friday in the Hudson River. [Associated Press]
  2. Friends, relatives say goodbye to Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin



    Hundreds gathered Friday evening at Fort De Soto Park to share stories, words and tears for Terry Tomalin, the Tampa Bay Times outdoors editor who died May 19 after suffering a heart attack at age 55. As loved ones filed in — many carrying kayaks and surfboards for a paddleout ceremony …

    A paddleout ceremony to leave wreaths in the water concludes a tribute to Terry Tomalin at Fort De Soto. One of the themes of those who spoke: Tomalin was the ultimate Waterman.
  3. Rays falls to Yankees despite Archer's effort

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Chris Archer allowed a single to Jacoby Ellsbury on the second pitch of Friday's game, then walked Brett Gardner on five pitches. Two on, no out and the meat of the Yankees' order waiting to hit. Not an ideal start to the night.

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer (22) throwing in the first inning of the game between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Friday, May 27, 2016.
  4. Key summer approaches for Lightning

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — For Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman, this summer promises to be a complicated one.

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos on the ice in a regular practice jersey for full team practice at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon (05/15/16).
  5. Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman (w/video)


    CINCINNATI — The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.

    Heimlich used his namesake maneuver to save a woman at his senior center.
  6. Austin Dillon still honored to carry No. 3 tradition

    Auto racing

    In the years between Dale Earnhardt's death on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500 and 2014, no one drove the No. 3 car at NASCAR's top level.

    Austin Dillon is 10th in Sprint Cup points this season with a career-best finish of third coming on May 1 at Talladega.
  7. Indy 500 pole-sitter James Hinchcliffe eager to move on to new chapter

    Auto racing

    James Hinchcliffe was in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, sitting in Indianapolis 500 race cars from 1962 and 1986, and marveling at what used to be state of the art.

    From left, Marco Andretti, James Hinchcliffe, Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay appear in New York with the Borg-Warner trophy and Indy 500 cars of old.
  8. Matt Moore looks for better things against Yankees

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — LHP Matt Moore, who makes his 10th start of the season today, is not at all pleased with his first nine.

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore (55) relived in the fifth inning of the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
  9. Georgia ends UF's softball season with two-run walkoff home run


    GAINESVILLE — It might be hard for Kaylee Puailoa to remember any moment more clearly than she'll remember Friday night.

  10. Autopsies reveal details of San Bernardino terror attack


    LOS ANGELES — Autopsies released Friday of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack confirm that all died quickly after being shot at least twice but also reveal chilling details of the carnage.

Democrats plan public meeting on party platform in Florida

Ahead of July's presidential nominating convention, national Democrats plan to hold four public meetings across the country -- including one in Florida -- to discuss the party's platform....


Jonathan Drouin was one of the biggest stars in the postseason, with five goals and nine assists in 17 games.

Jonathan Drouin: 'I definitely want to be here'

The relationship between wing Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning seemingly has been salvaged....


Chris Archer will start for the Rays.

For starters: Rays vs Yankees on Archer Day

Rays lineups for tonight's game with Yankees ......