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Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

HAMPTON, Ga. — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as...
Updated: 19 hours ago

Driver arrested in fatal St. Petersburg crash

A driver has been arrested in connection with a June 1 crash that killed a pedestrian in St. Petersburg, the Florida Highway Patrol said today.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Bucs cut kicker Connor Barth

Bucs cut kicker Connor Barth

TAMPA — After missing all of last year with a torn Achilles tendon, place kicker Connor Barth was preparing for a comeback season in 2014.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Scott touts an education plan without much to it

Scott touts an education plan without much to it

Tribune/Scripps Capital Bureau
Updated: 22 hours ago
California Tacos to Go opens in South Tampa

California Tacos to Go opens in South Tampa

The crowds line up almost all day long at the California Tacos to Go north of town on Skipper Road. Greg Lynn is hoping for something like that for the first location much closer to downtown Tampa....
Updated: 22 hours ago

St. Pete landlord pleads guilty to withholding lead-paint warning

A man once called a “problem landlord” by a St. Petersburg city council member has pleaded guilty to federal charges of failing to warn a tenant that lead paint was used on his property....
Updated: 23 hours ago
Bubba the Love Sponge no longer on 102.5 FM

Bubba the Love Sponge no longer on 102.5 FM

Controversial radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge Clem no longer can be heard on Tampa’s broadcast airwaves.
Published: 08/29/14
Bucs shave 12 from roster, including OL Meredith

Bucs shave 12 from roster, including OL Meredith

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers reduced their roster to 63 players on Friday.
Published: 08/29/14

Land O’ Lakes woman buys $1 million scratch-off lottery ticket

A Land O’ Lakes woman will take home more than $730,000 in lottery winnings after purchasing one of the winning tickets in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.
Published: 08/29/14
City driver on duty when toddler was accidentally killed

City driver on duty when toddler was accidentally killed

The driver of a Tampa Water Department truck was on duty but using the vehicle to visit family Thursday when a toddler darted into his path and was struck and killed, a city spokeswoman said....
Published: 08/29/14