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Trump holds $25k-per-plate fundraiser in Tampa, Pence meets with local Hispanic group

TAMPA — The Republican ticket visited Tampa on Tuesday to shore up two areas where they still trail in the presidential race: fundraising and standing among the Hispanic community. Don …

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Carlton: What do we call not-Vinikville?

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A startling ending in mother's quest to find recipient of deceased son's heart

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  1. Hillary Clinton's next challenge: Persuading Bernie Sanders' young backers to vote for her

    State Roundup

    PHILADELPHIA — It's over for Bernie Sanders. But not them, the fresh-faced army that packed a downtown square Tuesday afternoon, punching fists in the air to cries of "Bernie or bust."

    Bernie Sanders supporters make their way toward the Wells Fargo Center during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday. [Mark Makela | New York Times]
  2. Study: Clones of Dolly the sheep have aged like any other sheep

    Science

    Dolly the sheep started her life in a test tube in 1996 and died just six years later. When she was only a year old, there was evidence that she might have been physically older. At 5, she was diagnosed with osteoarthritis. And at 6, a CT scan revealed tumors growing in her lungs. They were likely the result of an …

    Daisy, Diana, Debbie and Denise “are not monsters,” Pasqualino Loi, a scientist who studies cloning at a university in Italy, said.
  3. One Strawberry Crest rising senior dead, one injured in crash

    Accidents

    PLANT CITY — One teenager died and another suffered life-threatening injuries after the car they were in struck a tree Saturday night.

  4. 'I am here today for my son, Trayvon Martin, who is in heaven'

    Blogs

    Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Tryvon Martin, addressed the Democratic convention tonight.

    Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed-Veal, Lucy McBath, Gwen Carr, Cleopatra Pendleton, Maria Hamilton, Lezley McSpadden and Wanda Johnson from Mothers of the Movement speak during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
  5. Facing uncertain times, St. Petersburg's newest police officers confident in their career choice

    Public Safety

    ST. PETERSBURG — Bryan Santiago's mother calls him all the time.

    Bryan Santiago, from left, Nicole Kline and Camren Hudson are among 18 St. Petersburg officers who will be sworn in today.
  6. Florida regulators approve hike in some cancer-causing toxic substances in state water

    Gubernatorial

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida regulators voted to approve new water quality standards Tuesday that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxic substances allowed in state rivers and streams under a plan that officials say will protect more Floridians than current standards.

    A hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pa. Also known as fracking, it stimulates gas production by injecting wells with high volumes of chemical-laced water to free up pockets of natural gas below. A Florida panel voted Tuesday to relax standards on dozens of chemicals in the state's water, including benzene, a toxic byproduct of fracking. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
  7. Amid domestic abuse allegations, Alan Grayson loses support, and his cool

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Liberal groups supporting U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson are distancing themselves from the Orlando Democrat's campaign for U.S. Senate after domestic violence reports, some dating to the 1990s, surfaced Tuesday.

    FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015 file photo, Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla. speaks in Tallahassee, Fla. The House Ethics Committee is investigating Grayson, the Florida Democrat who is running for Senate. In a statement on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, the committee leaders said it is reviewing a referral from the Office of Congressional Ethics and will decide its next step by April 5.  (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File) WX111
  8. Florida women help make case for Hillary Clinton

    Blogs

    Three Florida women addressed the Democratic convention tonight.

    Rep. Lois Frankel:

  9. For Graham family, it may be time for another of them to run for Florida governor

    State Roundup

    PHILADELPHIA

    Florida Democrats are ready to elect another Clinton. How about another Graham?

    Former Sen. Bob Graham and his daughter, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, talk Tuesday morning in Philadelphia. [ADAM C. SMITH | Times]
  10. Pasco detectives find fugitive sex offender inside plastic bin (w/video)

    Crime

    HUDSON — Detectives believe fugitive Thomas Mock Jr. may actually have been relieved to get caught last week.

    Body camera footage from when Pasco deputies discovered Thomas Mock Jr. in a storage bin inside a garage.
Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed-Veal, Lucy McBath, Gwen Carr, Cleopatra Pendleton, Maria Hamilton, Lezley McSpadden and Wanda Johnson from Mothers of the Movement speak during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

'I am here today for my son, Trayvon Martin, who is in heaven'

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Tryvon Martin, addressed the Democratic convention tonight....

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Chris Archer will be on the mound for the Rays.

For starters: Rays at Dodgers, with Archer on the mound

UPDATE, 8:21: All the Rays mentioned in trade rumors were present and accounted for the in the clubhouse. ... Morrison said his forearm is feeling better and Cash said he expects him to play on Wednesday. ... Former Rays / current Dodgers baseball chief Andrew Friedman visited with some of the Rays early Tueday afternoon....

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J.R. Sweezy is recovering from an unspecified procedure this spring.

Bucs' Sweezy, Murphy start training camp on PUP list

The Bucs will open training camp on Thursday with two key players held out of practice, as the team announced Tuesday that guard J.R. Sweezy and receiver Louis Murphy will start camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list....

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