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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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Calif. trick-or-treaters killed in hit-and-run

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in costume were hit and killed in a Halloween hit-and-run collision while walking at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said.
Updated: 9 mins ago
Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight

Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight

MOJAVE, Calif. — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel i...
Updated: 10 mins ago
Prep football scoreboard

Prep football scoreboard

The high school football season is in the home stretch. Follow tonight's scores live here!
Updated: 29 mins ago
Scary St. Pete event benefits program for teenagers

Scary St. Pete event benefits program for teenagers

ST. PETERSBURG — The Teen Arts, Sports and Culture Opportunities program is hosting its ninth annual Field of Screams Halloween event this weekend at the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Environmental Studies Area.
Updated: 50 mins ago
Candy is Tampa hospital’s Halloween Rx

Candy is Tampa hospital’s Halloween Rx

For lots of youngsters, being a patient in a hospital is scary enough, so the Halloween parade at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa was light on fearful faces, with rooms and corridors populated instead by costumed heroes, fairi...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Campaign donor motives called into question

ST. PETERSBURG — Candidates in Pinellas County’s state House and state Senate districts have accepted millions from a broad spectrum of donors — everything from individuals and small craft beer brewers to Duke Energy, the sugar i...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after Wash. school shooting

SEATTLE – One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pregnant woman killed in three-vehicle St. Petersburg crash

A pregnant woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Friday, St. Petersburg police said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
UT’s marathon man runs to cure cancer

UT’s marathon man runs to cure cancer

ST. PETERSBURG — Dan Huber’s running shoes beat a rhythmic path in the darkness, around Coffee Pot Bayou then south along Beach Drive through downtown St. Petersburg.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Three Port Richey children located

Three Port Richey children located

UPDATE: The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office says the teens have been found. The original story appears below.
Updated: 1 hour ago