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Citrus Park woman sentenced to two years for trying to kill girl, 12

TAMPA — A Citrus Park woman surrendered to authorities Monday to begin serving a two-year prison sentence for attempting to kill her 12-year-old daughter in the middle of a custody dispute. …


Coast Guard says one body found from missing Florida ship that sank


School leaders urge Tampa barbers to do more than cut hair


  1. Column: More guns than people


    It's tough to know exactly how many guns we have in the United States. Most estimates use federal tallies of the firearms manufactured, imported and exported by U.S. gunmakers. A 2012 Congressional Research Service report published exactly one month before the Sandy Hook school shootings put the number of civilian …

  2. Candidate replies for St. Petersburg City Council


    Editor's note: Candidates for St. Petersburg City Council not recommended by the Tampa Bay Times were given an opportunity to reply.

    Steve Kornell

    District 5

  3. Review: 'Zombie' invasion at Freefall delightful in places, also mixed bag


    ST. PETERSBURG — Take a seat at Freefall Theatre's season opener, and the set looks much like you would expect for The Importance of Being Earnest, Algernon Moncrieff's tidy flat.

    You know differently, of course.

    Kelly Pekar plays a zombie-fighting Gweldolen Fairfax in Freefall Theatre's The Importance of Being Earnest with Zombies.
  4. Five secrets to making fresh bagels at home


    It's time to ditch the prepackaged bagel.

    You can top homemade bagels with chive cream cheese, tomato, salmon, onion and capers. Or go more traditional with plain cream cheese and even strawberry jam.
  5. Restaurant review: Hofbrauhaus does better with beers, revelry than food

    Food & Dining


    The father, from New Port Richey, and the son, from South Tampa, have rented a local hotel room for the night so they can imbibe freely, their identical sets of goat-skin lederhosen sprouting matching thickets of chest hair above the embroidered cross piece that spans their suspenders. (Fun fact No. …

    A dinner Pork Roast served with potato dumpling with butter bread crumbs, bread and pretzel dumpling, root vegetables with beer gravy at the Hofbrauhaus, St. Petersbrug.
    Kyle Brindza made only 6-of-10 field goal attempts and missed two PATs in four games this season.

    Erratic Kyle Brindza will not miss another kick for the Buccaneers

    Kyle Brindza will not miss another kick for the Buccaneers....


    For starters, Rays vs. Blue Jays in the finale

    UPDATE, 2:18: Buehrle will start for the Jays. ... Cash said Forsythe won't play though he had additional testing done on his foot and it is no worse than a break. ... He said Kiermaier (back) may be available off the bench. ... Cash reiterated there was no injury issue with Archer - "none whatsoever" - and Archer said the same thing, that he feels the same way he does after a start and the only issue was fatigue....


    David Jolly wishes Marco Rubio would stop missing so many Senate votes

    U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Indian Shores, today was warmly received before a home county crowd at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club, where, perhaps inadvertently, he hammered U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio....