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Bucs’ McCoy settles in for training camp

Bucs’ McCoy settles in for training camp

TAMPA — The sun was still rising early this morning when two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy reported for the start of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first training camp under new coach Lovie Smith....
Updated: 6 mins ago
Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Testimony continues in the trial Richard McTear Jr., charged with killing the 4-month-old son of his girlfriend, Jasmine Bedwell, in a jealous rage by throwing him out of a car window and onto Interstate 275. Stay with TBO.com for live Twitter update...
Updated: 11 mins ago

Bucs’ Bowers: ‘It’s about time’ I reach potential

TAMPA — On Wednesday, just hours ahead of the start of training camp, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht issued a challenge to beleaguered defensive end Da’Quan Bowers.
Updated: 11 mins ago
Naked thieves take burgers from Bonita Beach restaurant

Naked thieves take burgers from Bonita Beach restaurant

BONITA SPRINGS — A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery “dumb, dumber and dumbest.”
Updated: 25 mins ago

Bucs’ rookie pass-catchers eager to get started

TAMPA — Two new targets for veteran quarterback Josh McCown reported to Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp at the break of dawn today, eager to showcase their skills in front of a fan base hungry for a winner.
Updated: 32 mins ago
New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway’s green and yellow signs.
Updated: 39 mins ago
Air Algerie plane disappears from radar; 116 aboard

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar; 116 aboard

ALGIERS, Algeria — A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the plane’s owner said.
Updated: 59 mins ago
Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

PLAINFIELD, Ind. — Haris Suleman knew that flying around the world carried risks. But like adventurers before him, the 17-year-old pilot from Indiana also believed dreams aren’t achieved without taking chances.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid international efforts to broker a cease-fire.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Arizona inmate dies two hours after execution injection

Arizona inmate dies two hours after execution injection

PHOENIX — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
Updated: 1 hour ago