BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Tropical Storm Matthew swirled westward into the open waters of the Caribbean early Thursday after hitting islands at the sea's southern entry with heavy wind and rain …
HOBOKEN, N.J. — A commuter train has crashed into a rail station in New Jersey.
Here's a look at what we'll be watching around the bay area today:
TALLAHASSEE — One of the independent candidates running for Florida's U.S. Senate seat this fall says he favors blind voting as a solution to the "hyper-partisanship" and gridlock of Congress.
The cold front previously forecast to bring slightly drier air to the region will probably not extend to Tampa Bay, forecasters said Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG — Former U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a 2011 assassination and mass shooting that left six people dead in Arizona, is set to appear at an anti-gun violence rally on the steps of St. Petersburg City Hall at 11 a.m. Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG — For shoppers missing their neighborhood Publix near the Sunshine Skyway bridge and Pinellas Bayway, the wait is almost over.
The Democratic firm Public Policy Polling is out with new battleground state robo polls, including one in Florida showing Hillary Clintin edging Donald Trump 48 percent to 45 percent in a two-way race and in a four-way race 45 percent for Clinton, 43 percent for Trump, 3 percent for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 1 …
TAMPA — New Orleans-based HRI Properties emerged Thursday as the winning bidder for a city-owned block in the heart of downtown that has sat vacant for nearly 20 years.
TOWNVILLE, S.C. — A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said.
Vin Scully's departure makes us think of all those other voices of summer who we hold in our hearts and heads. Who are the best of the best baseball voices?
I have no idea.
But I do have my personal favorites.
Upon taking the stage in Ybor City on Wednesday night, an illuminated Jill Stein looked out on the crowd in the dark and smiled....
UPDATE, 8:00: The Sox announced a tentative start time of 8:30 Tampa Bay time.
UPDATE, 7:05: RHP Chase Whitley will get to start Sunday's season finale, as the Rays will give him the opportunity as something of a reward for his hard work in returning from Tommy John surgery. LHP Drew Smyly was slated to start....
Bucs WR Mike Evans is off to a strong start, ranking among the NFL's top five in yards (301), receptions (21) and touchdown catches (3), but he'll have a real challenge this week as Denver comes to Tampa with two Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Aqib Talib and Chris Harris....