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Usher sets December concert in Tampa

Usher sets December concert in Tampa

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Usher has set a Dec. 14 stop at the Forum in Tampa.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Explosion rocks former Juice Bowl facility in Lakeland

Explosion rocks former Juice Bowl facility in Lakeland

An explosion Tuesday morning at the former Juice Bowl packaging plant in Lakeland sent a large boiler tank flying but resulted no injuries, officials said.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan law firm

Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan law firm

The Associated Press
Updated: 11 hours ago
Claim bill process disgusts state Rep. Grant

Claim bill process disgusts state Rep. Grant

TALLAHASSEE — A lawsuit seeking $375,000 from a brain-damaged and paralyzed Broward County man caused a choke-on-his-Cheerios moment for state Rep. Jamie Grant.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Infamous Florida speed-trap town investigated over tickets

Infamous Florida speed-trap town investigated over tickets

WALDO — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 be...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Largo rape suspect arrested in Texas

Largo rape suspect arrested in Texas

A man suspected in an Aug. 18 rape near his Largo home was arrested Sunday afternoon in Dallas, officials said.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Two involved in shooting outside Dade City bar

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a shooting that took place late Monday outside a Dade City’s bar.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Louisville defeats Miami, 31-13, in ACC debut

Louisville defeats Miami, 31-13, in ACC debut

The loss spoiled the debut of Miami freshman quarterback Brad Kaaya and was successful ACC debut for Bobby Petrino's second stint as Louisville's coach.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Growing USF campus infuses vitality in downtown St. Petersburg

Growing USF campus infuses vitality in downtown St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — In some corners of the sprawling campus it's hard to tell where the University of South Florida St. Petersburg ends and where its namesake city begins.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Joyce's walk-off single gives Rays the win

Joyce's walk-off single gives Rays the win

Matt Joyce's 10th-inning opposite-field single scored Sean Rodriguez with the winning run in the Rays' 4-3 win against the Red Sox, only the Rays' fourth walk-off win of the season.
Updated: 15 hours ago