It wasn't just another day at work on Friday for Laurie Black, a 67-year-old expatriate from the United Kingdom. He was filled with a bit more pride than the day before while behind the coun …
ODESSA — A Land O' Lakes man is dead after he drove off the south shoulder of Tarpon Springs Road, striking another car while trying to avoid a large white Styrofoam roadblock, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
When the Lightning Anthony DeAngelo 19th overall in 2014, it showed a lot of faith and confidence in the touted defenseman despite supposed character concerns.
GULFPORT — A 66-year-old woman is dead after police say she was purposefully neglected by her caretakers in a roach-infested apartment.
The birds and the bats are about to get some help from the humans.
UPDATE, 11:45: Arcia said he was excited for the new opportunity, and expected the Twins to do something with him since he wasn't playing much. ... Since being DFA'd June 16 he spent the interim time in Minnesota working out. ... He isn't in the lineup for the day game basically because he hasn't played in 12 …
• Trade talk is already starting in advance of this year's Aug. 1 deadline for nonwaiver deals, and expect RHP Jake Odorizzi and LHP Matt Moore to be popular subjects. Odorizzi, with three more seasons until free agency, was much discussed last winter, and the Marlins have reportedly already …
Bill Simmons' highly-anticipated new HBO TV show Any Given Wednesday made its debut last Wednesday. How'd it go?
Melanie Margalis was 7 months old when former Lakewood High standout Nicole Haislett won three gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.
TAMPA — Police are investigating a shooting that has left a man seriously injured on the 2600 block of N 18th Street.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida is poised for a volatile political season as a large crop of candidates met Friday's deadline to get on the ballot for the 2016 elections.
More candidates are running for the Florida Legislature than in past cycles, but one of every four seats was decided with no opposition. The lucky lawmakers are 12 senators (eight Republicans and four Democrats) and 30 state representatives (16Rs and 14Ds)....
UPDATE, 11:45: Arcia said he was excited for the new opportunity, and expected the Twins to do something with him since he wasn't playing much. ... Since being DFA'd June 16 he spent the interim time in Minnesota working out. ... He isn't in the lineup for the day game basically because he hasn't played in 12 days and the Rays need to be a bit cautious. ... Farquhar said he has been pitching better at Durham, with his velocity up from 90 to 94. He also said it's a bit weird to know he is only up for the day.
The Bucs are the latest Tampa-area team to join in supporting the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, as the NFL Foundation and the Bucs, Dolphins and Jaguars have combined for a $400,000 donation to the OneOrlando Fund to help victims' families and survivors....