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Tampa police involved in standoff situation

TAMPA — Police were involved in a standoff situation near Columbus and Armenia Avenues on Friday just after noon. The subject of the standoff appears to be a woman — who may be a …


Glitch sends wrong driver's license info to thousands of Floridians

TALLAHASSEE — Thousands of Florida motorists paid the state $27 to update the address on their driver's licenses, only to be sent replacement licenses with the old address. The problem …


Tips and top food picks for Epcot International Food and Wine Festival's 20th year


Man hospitalized after jumping from Sunshine Skyway


  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 11


    Ghost: An elaborately costumed Swedish doom metal outfit formerly known as Ghost B.C. 8:30 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25.10. (813) 247-2555.

    Swedish band Ghost BC performs during the Rock-en-Seine music festival in Saint-Cloud near Paris on August 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY        (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 10


    Greg Fitzsimmons: The comic and Emmy Award-winning writer has two Comedy Central specials, was a panelist on Best Week Ever, appeared on the Howard Stern Show more than 50 times, and is the host of The Greg Fitzsimmons Show on Sirius and the FitzDog Radio podcast, to name just a few of his credentials. …

    LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 12:  Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons hosts the 25th annual Adult Video News Awards Show at the Mandalay Bay Events Center January 12, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  3. Tips and top food picks for Epcot International Food and Wine Festival's 20th year


    Even just a few years ago, Epcot used to be the Walt Disney World park you'd go to when you needed to escape the hubbub of the other three parks. The least kid-friendly of Disney's Orlando theme parks, Epcot was often quiet, laid-back, easy to navigate. Even during its annual International Food and Wine Festival, which …

    You’ll want to include Loaded Mac ’n’ Cheese from the Farm Fresh booth on your things-to-eat list when you’re at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.
  4. 'Lights Rise on Grace' spotlights tough emotional issues at Stageworks


    Stageworks Theatre starts its season this weekend with Lights Rise on Grace, a new play that explores fear and family and love.

     Lights Rise on Grace explores a love triangle between Grace (Jessica Stone, L), Riece (Alexander Craddock, center) and prison inmate Large (Aaron Washington).
  5. Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel for her literary journalism (w/video)


    Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich is the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature, for a body of work that the Swedish Academy described as "a monument to suffering and courage in our time." She is the first journalist to receive the award and the first nonfiction writer to be named in half a century.

    Svetlana Alexievich’s work was called, “a monument to suffering and courage in our time.”
    Vinny Lecavalier will be a healthy scratch for the Flyers again as they open the season tonight against the Lightning.

    Lecavalier says it's tough to be scratched in Tampa return

    Vinny Lecavalier hasn't played for the Lightning for two years now, but he says it's still a special feeling getting back on the Amalie Arena ice....


    Logan Mankins still sidelined at Bucs practice

    The Bucs again look to be without key starters on both sides of the ball Sunday, as left guard Logan Mankins didn't practice again Friday due to a groin injury and cornerback Johnthan Banks remains sidelined with his knee injury....


    'Dark money' group produces another Marco Rubio ad

    Conservative Solutions Project, a nonprofit aligned with Marco Rubio, has produced another TV ad on his behalf. The spot, called American Dream, went up Monday, a spokesman says....