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Weird: 4 rainbows photographed in N.Y., but not quadruple rainbow

Weird: 4 rainbows photographed in N.Y., but not quadruple rainbow

A photo of four rainbows in New York is striking a pot of gold on social media, but an expert in such rare events said this isn’t quite the quadruple miracle that it seems.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Former Spring Hill woman accused of threatening American base in Japan

TAMPA — Three schools, a day care facility and other busy buildings on an American Air Force base in Japan were evacuated last month following an Internet bomb threat authorities say was sent by a former Spring Hill woman....
Updated: 5 hours ago
Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

WASHINGTON — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Baltimore police: Gray should’ve received medical care before ride

Baltimore police: Gray should’ve received medical care before ride

BALTIMORE — Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van, authorities said today.
Updated: 6 hours ago
‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

TAMPA — A northwest Hillsborough County mansion that once housed a finishing school for strippers was found Friday to be in violation of county zoning codes....
Updated: 6 hours ago
Next step in St. Pete pier saga: City Council review

Next step in St. Pete pier saga: City Council review

ST. PETERSBURG – The arduous and sometimes contentious six-month process to choose a design team for a new waterfront pier has taken a leap forward, but it has not reached the end.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Health officials report possible TB case in Pinellas

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County said today it is investigating a suspected case of tuberculosis in a 17-year-old student at a Pinellas County school.
Updated: 7 hours ago
New 272-unit residential project in the works in downtown Tampa

New 272-unit residential project in the works in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Yet another multi-family housing project is in the works for downtown Tampa, as a South Florida developer is proposing to build a 272-unit complex across the street from the popular Oxford Exchange restaurant and retail shop....
Updated: 7 hours ago

2 Cellos cancel May 9 shows in Tampa

Two May 9 concerts by musical act 2 Cellos at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts have been canceled, the theater announced today.
Updated: 7 hours ago

NHL commish doesn't think 'Katy Perry' chants are sexist

NEW YORK — So long as fans keep their chants clean, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has no issue with Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry being compared to pop star Katy Perry.
Updated: 7 hours ago