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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 …

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Courtroom equations wrongly flagging blacks as future criminals

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

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  1. Patrick Murphy touts BP oil cleanup work but record raises questions

    State Roundup

    WASHINGTON — BP oil gushed in the Gulf of Mexico in spring 2010, motivating Patrick Murphy to quit his job as an accountant and embark on a mission to protect the Florida Keys, where he'd grown up.

    Patrick Murphy celebrates with supporters after claiming victory at an election night watch party in Palm Beach Gardens on Nov. 7, 2012. (Thomas Cordy/Palm Beach Post/MCT)
  2. British restaurateur sentenced to 6 years after peanut allergy death

    World

    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.

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

    World

    Take a step.

    Stop.

    Breathe in, breathe out . . . 15 times.

    Take another step.

    Stop.

    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]
  4. 'Happy Chewbacca' video conquers Force on social media (w/video)

    Nation

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

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

    World

    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. …

  6. Storm still winless after overtime loss to Cleveland

    Storm

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

  7. 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.
  8. Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict in Georgia

    Nation

    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.
  9. Diagnosis confirmed, Rays' Kiermaier set for surgery

    The Heater

    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.
  10. Courtroom equations wrongly flagging blacks as future criminals

    Crime

    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.

Patrick Murphy falsely said he had a 'dual degree' in 2013 interview

Patrick Murphy's U.S. Senate campaign said Monday it was simply an "inadvertent error" that congressional and campaign websites for the Jupiter Democrat had exaggerated his academic record at the University of Miami....

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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....

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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....

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