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Wrongful death suit filed in deadly airplane crash at Peter O. Knight Airport

TAMPA — The widow of a man who died in a March plane crash at Peter O. Knight Airport filed a wrongful death lawsuit last week against several parties, including her husband's best friend wh …

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Romano: Banning a book is the real obscenity in this case

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Judge denies Gawker a new trial, refuses to reduce $140M verdict

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  1. Tech Data reports quarterly gain in sales, drop in net income

    Corporate

    Tech Data Corp., the Pinellas County-based wholesale technology products distributor, this morning reported a 1 percent gain in net sales to $6 billion but a decline in net income for its latest quarter ending April 30.

    Tech Data in Largo is the largest company by revenue in the Tampa Bay area. 
DAVID W DOONAN   |    Special to Times
  2. Madeira Beach petition drive faces setback

    Local Government

    MADEIRA BEACH — The city has rejected an affidavit required by the city charter to start a petition for a referendum. The backers of the petition are seeking to halt several proposed hotel/condominium projects.

  3. FBI Director James Comey visits Tampa, cites advances, challenges in terror fight

    Military

    TAMPA — FBI Director James Comey told a gathering of commandos and defense industry leaders on Wednesday that they must continually adapt to evolving threats from the Middle East.

    FBI Director James Comey was the keynote speaker at the annual gala dinner for the Special Operations Forces Industries Conference at the Tampa Waterside Marriott on Wednesday.
  4. New beginning, high hopes for long-vacant Midtown land

    Growth

    ST. PETERSBURG — For nearly a decade, a 14-acre patch of land has lain vacant, as city planners' dreams of attracting good-paying jobs to Midtown vanished with the Great Recession and the long, slow recovery.

  5. Opinions vary on Pinellas Suncoast Fire district's pitch for funding through property tax

    Local Government

    SEMINOLE — For Chief Salvatore D'Angelo, it's time.

    Funding isn’t equitable now, says fire Chief Salvatore D’Angelo.
  6. Three retiring officers recall highs, lows of careers at Sheriff's Office

    Human Interest

    The Pasco County Sheriff's Office will be down more than 80 years of law enforcement experience once three of its veteran major crimes investigators retire in the coming weeks.

    Longtime Pasco County Sheriff’s Office veterans, from left, Sgt. James Sessa, Detective Allen Proctor and Maj. John Corbin are retiring. Between them, they have more than 80 years of law enforcement experience.
  7. For starters: Rays vs. Marlins, in another matinee

    Blogs

    After Wednesday's frustrating loss, the Rays are back on the field early again today, with a 1:10 finale to the home and home Citrus Series.

    While LHP Drew Smyly will be on the mound for the Rays, there spotlight will be on Marlins starter Jose Fernandez, the Cuban-born product of Tampa's Alonso High who is …

  8. 'Memphis Belle' gunner, 94, revisits England as he wanted and dies quietly at Battle of Britain Bunker

    Veterans

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Melvin Rector long carried England in his heart after he helped defend it during World War II, but 70 years passed without him stepping foot back in the country.

    Melvin Rector served as a gunner aboard the B-17 bomber Memphis Belle during World War II. On May 6, Rector stepped foot on British soil for the first time in 71 years. While visiting the Battle of Britain Bunker, an underground command center where fighter airplane operations were directed during D-Day, Rector felt dizzy. He died as he walked out of the bunker. [Handout photo]
  9. President Obama says world leaders are rightfully 'rattled' by Donald Trump (w/video)

    National

    SHIMA, Japan — President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs.

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, central Japan, on Thursday after completion the third working session of the G-7 Summit. [Associated Press]
  10. Okinawa murder dominates talks between Obama and Abe

    World

    TOKYO — The brutal murder of an Okinawa woman, allegedly by a U.S. military contractor, dominated a meeting between the American and Japanese leaders Wednesday night, with President Barack Obama expressing his "deepest regrets" to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the "tragedy."

    U.S. President Barack Obama, left, talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, on the Ujibashi bridge as they visit the Ise Jingu shrine in Ise, Mie prefecture Thursday in Japan, ahead of the first session of the G7 summit meetings. The leaders of the G-7 nations have arrived for a visit at Ise Jingu, the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion. [Pool photo via Associated Press]

Congressional candiate Ken Sukhia's first TV ad highlights prosecution of Danny Rolling

North Florida Congressional candiate Ken Sukhia's first TV ad touches on a dark time in Florida history: The serial killings of Danny Rolling....

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Ben Bishop (lower left leg) has continued to progress from an injury suffered in Game 1, but told the Tampa Bay Times it's "still not there yet," and he didn't want to jump right back in.

Bishop unlikely to play in Game 7, Stamkos status unchanged

With the Lightning's season on the line in Thursday's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, the natural inclination is to wonder if two of the team's biggest stars, captain Steven Stamkos and goalie Ben Bishop, might return for it....

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For starters: Rays vs. Marlins, in another matinee

After Wednesday's frustrating loss, the Rays are back on the field early again today, with a 1:10 finale to the home and home Citrus Series.

While LHP Drew Smyly will be on the mound for the Rays, there spotlight will be on Marlins starter Jose Fernandez, the Cuban-born product of Tampa's Alonso High who is off to a great start.

Lineups when available....

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