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Woman passing out political flyers in Apollo Beach steals iPhone 6

Woman passing out political flyers in Apollo Beach steals iPhone 6

A woman distributing political flyers for Grassroots Florida in south Apollo Beach stole an iPhone 6.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Driver of pickup hurt in Tampa crash with school bus

The driver of a pickup truck was in critical condition after he ran a red light and hit a Hillsborough County school bus Thursday morning, officials said.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Bondi opposes civil-union divorce of gay couple

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is opposing a bid by a gay Broward County woman to obtain a divorce from her former partner from a Vermont civil union.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Expanded Hillsborough County Fair is chock full of attractions

Expanded Hillsborough County Fair is chock full of attractions

A Mexican rodeo, racing pigs, a tractor pull, a hay-bale decorating contest, a demolition derby and carnival rides are just a few of the attractions.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Get ready to spend real time with Bill Maher in Clearwater

Get ready to spend real time with Bill Maher in Clearwater

Expect Bill Maher to come out swinging when he takes the stage at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Saturday night.
Updated: 4 hours ago
There's something old, something new for Guavaween 2014

There's something old, something new for Guavaween 2014

The new incarnation of the once notoriously wild street party is incorporating some of the old, a lot of new, and a dash of the really old .
Updated: 4 hours ago
Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

TAMPA — Early voting begins today in Hillsborough County and Saturday in Pasco County for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting began Monday in Pinellas County. In Hillsborough, you can vote early 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 2, including...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Split Florida? Wacky resolution might validate ‘USF’ name

Split Florida? Wacky resolution might validate ‘USF’ name

TALLAHASSEE — Should a new effort to split Florida in two succeed, the name “University of South Florida” might make more sense.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Lingering ankle injury frustrates Bucs DE Johnson

Lingering ankle injury frustrates Bucs DE Johnson

TAMPA — The tip of the spear has not been sharp. And the right edge has a nick in it, one that’s been there almost since the spear was pulled from its sheath.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Parole denied for Polk man who killed child in 1973

Parole has been denied for a Polk County man who fatally shot his 3-year-old stepson more than 40 years ago.
Updated: 7 hours ago