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Giant sinkhole forms at entrance of Missouri golf course

Giant sinkhole forms at entrance of Missouri golf course

BRANSON, Mo. – A big sinkhole discovered Friday near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is attracting the attention of geological experts.
Updated: 10 minutes ago
Middle relief comes through again in 5-2 Rays win

Middle relief comes through again in 5-2 Rays win

ST. PETERSBURG -- One reason manager Kevin Cash is not quick to attach a nickname to the back of the Tampa Bay Rays bullpen -- aside from the fact he’s not of the nickname ilk -- is because one would ignore the contributions from the some of t...
Updated: 14 minutes ago
Polk detention officer accused of exposing himself, tampering with witness

Polk detention officer accused of exposing himself, tampering with witness

A Polk County detention officer was arrested for indecent exposure and tampering in a misdemeanor proceeding Friday, and resigned from his job after he was charged.
Updated: 15 minutes ago
Polk K-9 tracks down missing girl

Polk K-9 tracks down missing girl

A sharp Polk County K-9 located a missing girl on Thursday after she wandered away from home.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Navy says pilot safe after plane went off San Diego runway

Navy says pilot safe after plane went off San Diego runway

SAN DIEGO — A pilot safely ejected into San Diego Bay on Friday when a training jet went off the end of a runway after landing at Naval Air Station North Island.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Senate approves Obama’s hard-fought trade negotiating bill

WASHINGTON – The Republican-led Senate has handed President Barack Obama a major victory by approving his request for enhanced trade negotiating authority.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Las Vegas feels magnitude-4.8 earthquake 100 miles away

Las Vegas feels magnitude-4.8 earthquake 100 miles away

LAS VEGAS – A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck a rural area of southern Nevada today, shaking buildings more than 100 miles away and shutting down a busy Las Vegas interchange as road-tripping travelers were descending on Sin City for Memorial ...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Man dies after being pulled from water off Clearwater Beach

An Oldmar man died this evening after being pulled from the water off north Clearwater Beach, officials say.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rays affiliate apologizes for planned ‘A-Rod Juice Night’

Rays affiliate apologizes for planned ‘A-Rod Juice Night’

A sweet promotion by the Tampa Bay Rays’ minor-league affiliate making fun of the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez is off after it hit a sour note with the New York Yankees.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Egg prices surge to record on shortage caused by bird flu

Egg prices surge to record on shortage caused by bird flu

DES MOINES, Iowa — Egg prices reached record levels today after a bird flu outbreak decimated the flock, leading to the death of more than 20 million egg-laying hens over the last month in the top producing state of Iowa.
Updated: 3 hours ago