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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Obama in Tampa for briefing on Islamic State battle plans
President Barack Obama greets members of the military upon his arrival on Air Force One at MacDill Air Force Base, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama will spend the night in Tampa and tomorrow morning he will receive a briefing at US Central Command about the ongoing military campaigns in Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
U.S. Central Command leadership will brief President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this morning at MacDill Air Force Base.
Parasitic disease Crypto on rise in Tampa Bay area
Andrea Reese, left, and her friend Morgan Fusselman  were visting from Ohio. Reese was bitten by an aligator while canoeing on the Hillsborough River.
Alligator attack left imprint in more ways than one
September 16, 2014 St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Rays Sean Rodriguez is held back as the benches clear after a Yankees pitch nearly hits Kevin Kiermaier during the 6ht inning Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. 
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Tempers flare as Rays beat Yankees 6-1