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Mobility fees still a work in progress in Hillsborough

TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioners are prepared to ask developers to pay more for the transportation solutions needed to support the growth they bring, but the details of just how muc …


One teen who escaped from Hillsborough lockup arrested


Best and worst from Super Bowl Sunday TV


  1. Valentine's Day stories of food and love


    The first time I laid eyes on the man who would become my fiance, I was frothing milk.

  2. One teen who escaped from Hillsborough lockup arrested


    ST. PETERSBURG — Police have arrested one of two teens who escaped from a Hillsborough County juvenile detention center after he was found hiding in a vacant house.

    Anthony Bays, who escaped from a Hillsborough juvenile facility, was arrested in St. Petersburg. [Photo courtesy of St. Petersburg Police]
  3. Judge Toler of 'Divorce Court' talks breakups, more before marshaling Knight Parade


    Lynn Toler's heard about a lot of wild nights in her line of work.

    Judge Lynn Toler has been presiding over TV's Divorce Court since 2006. She'll be meeting fans before Saturday's Sant Yago Knight Parade. Photo Courtesy of B2 Communications.
  4. Tampa Bay among top tourism destinations in the country


    Tampa Bay has seen some of the biggest gains in tourism compared to other destinations across the country.

    Clearwater Beach in January 2016. (JIM DAMASKE   |   Times)
  5. SeaWorld Bands, Brew & BBQ concerts: Gladys Knight, Smash Mouth lead 2016 lineup


    While SeaWorld and Busch Gardens are sister parks, they take different approaches to announcing their spring concert series.

    Gladys Knight
  6. Mobility fees still a work in progress in Hillsborough


    TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioners are prepared to ask developers to pay more for the transportation solutions needed to support the growth they bring, but the details of just how much to charge are still being hammered out.

  7. NOOD Regatta brings sailing spotlight to St. Petersburg


    St. Peterburg's Grant Dumas races year round but he looks forward to February when the first stop of the National Offshore One-Design series brings in fellow sailors from around the world.

    The largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States, the National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta series, will launch its 28th season in St. Petersburg on Feb. 12-14. The St. Pete NOOD will be the first stop on the five-city circuit, with about 1,000 sailors competing on Tampa Bay for the event?€™s top prize ?€“ a trip to the British Virgin Islands to compete in the NOOD Championship Regatta, hosted by Sunsail.
  8. Jeb Bush to NH: Pick me, not John Kasich


    The most immediate obstacle to Jeb Bush's path to the nomination is not Donald Trump or Marco Rubio. it's the guy pictured here (a couple minutes ago in the Plaistow Public Library), Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

    Kasich at his 104th New Hampshire town hall meeting
  9. Bus hub no more, Williams Park braces for change

    Mass Transit

    Times Staff Writer

    ST. PETERSBURG —For Gladys Russell and her husband, Albert, waiting at Williams Park to catch a bus to her mother's nursing home is an almost daily ritual.

    City Council Member Darden Rice talks to St. Petersburg resident Walter Ferguson about the upcoming changes to PSTA outside of Williams Park in St. Petersburg on February 3, 2015. Rice and PSTA CEO Brad Miller talked to residents around the Williams Park area, answering questions about the upcoming changes.
  10. Leon Bridges coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater


    Leon Bridges was one of the breakout singers of 2015, a throwback soul crooner who racked up comparisons to Sam Cooke and Otis Redding, a Grammy nomination for best R&B album and an appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Cedric Paquette has had some bad luck, missing a good chunk of the season due to a right foot/ankle injury suffered blocking a shot during the preseason and then reaggravated in November.

Lightning's Paquette: 'It's just not my year'

During Thursday's practice, center Cedric Paquette took a slap shot off his left shin and buckled to the ice....


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a news conference on Jan. 22, 1996, to  announce that they had picked Tony Dungy as the new head coach. Here, Dungy shakes hands with Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer.

Photo gallery: A look back at coach Tony Dungy over the years

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Tony Dungy was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. ...


Bondi threatens to sue rental car companies over toll charges

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says there's a possibility her office will sue rental car companies over their billing practices in Florida. Bondi's Consumer Protection Division has an online form for consumers to send complaints directly to her office. Since November alone, Bondi's office has received more than three dozen complaints from people who rented cars in Florida and were charged as much as $15 a day as a "service charge" in addition to highway tolls that renters couldn't pay because the "cash-less" toll booths are automated....