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Criminal history, probation violation didn't stop officer's accused killer (w/video)

TAMPA At an October court hearing in Tampa, someone told a judge that Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., a prolific criminal with a history of drug arrests, was using and selling cocaine. The …


Bay area court clerks will not issue same-sex marriage licenses Jan. 6


Parents of Citrus County boy killed by dogs are arrested


  1. Tell Me About It: Bad communication explains no proposal


    Q: I have been dating my boyfriend for almost four years. When we met, he told me he was separated, and I later learned they still lived together due to financial reasons. The first couple of years were ridiculous: He wasn't completely honest with me, I accused him of lying to me about being separated, etc.

  2. Review: 'Into the Woods' finds harmony on film


    What fans of Into the Woods have long wished for, more than life, more than anything, more than the moon, is a movie version of the sardonic fractured fairy tale.

    Anna Kendrick delivers a sweet Cinderella, stretching from her pop tart turn in Pitch Perfect.
  3. Column: St. Petersburg should retain development rights at the Trop


    The St. Petersburg City Council vote and rejection of the deal with the Tampa Bay Rays last week once again showed that democracy and government in the sunshine can be pretty messy. In spite of Thursday's vote, I believe we are closer to an agreement than it appears. A clear majority of City Council is prepared to allow …

    The Tropicana Field property has tremendous value as a potential site for development.
  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 23


    Every Christmas Story Ever Told: Instead of performing A Christmas Carol for the umpteenth time, a thespian trio tackles a mishmash tale at 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can Tuesday. (727) 895-6620.

  5. Best video game trends of 2014 focus on freedom

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    It's the time of year when we all are supposed to reflect upon the bountiful year with a fond eye, then rank arbitrary totals of things in hasty lists slapped together in time for us to enjoy the holidays and read without thinking too much.

    Getting rid of that Kinect and giving us games for a third off? What a steal!

    Castor to hold community forum on Cuba

    Rep. Kathy Castor says she'll host community forum with the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and Tampa International Airport "to educate Tampa Bay families and businesses on the evolving landscape tied to President Barack Obama’s historic announcement last week to normalize relations with Cuba."...


    Smith: Some sacks from bad matchups on offensive line

    TAMPA -- A day after his offensive line gave up a season-high seven sacks in a 20-3 loss to the Packers, Bucs coach Lovie Smith explained the struggles as a strength of the Packers lining up with an area that hasn't been a strength for Tampa Bay....


    Christmas colors with a twist! Tampa's Kellie McRae helps us ring in the holidays Florida style.

    Fab Friday: Kellie McRae

    Christmas is just around the corner, so we figured what better gift to give you than local shoe extraordinaire Kellie McRae?...