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Woman convicted of sex on beach sentenced to time served

Woman convicted of sex on beach sentenced to time served

A woman who was convicted of having sex on Bradenton Beach will not spend any more time in jail. On Wednesday, a Manatee County judge sentenced 20-year-old Elissa Alvarez to time served....
Updated: 6 hours ago
Submerged bird bones stir up park near downtown Tampa

Submerged bird bones stir up park near downtown Tampa

The discovery of a bird skeleton at the mouth of the Hillsborough River created a brief stir this morning at a small park near downtown Tampa.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Putin accuses U.S. of meddling into FIFA affairs

Putin accuses U.S. of meddling into FIFA affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Video: Fisherman catches goliath grouper from kayak

Video: Fisherman catches goliath grouper from kayak

Jonathan Black had quite a surprise while fishing off a kayak in Cape Coral.
Updated: 8 hours ago

University of Florida to end midwifery, 2 other programs

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida College of Nursing has decided to end its midwifery program and two other doctoral tracks of study after announcing plans to drop them months ago.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Syria's al-Qaida chief says no plans to attack the West

BEIRUT — Al-Qaida’s branch in Syria has no plans to attack the West but warns that they might retaliate if airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition continue to target them, the leader of the group said in an interview with an Arab TV statio...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Ride out any storm with this entertainment survival kit

Ride out any storm with this entertainment survival kit

With the start of hurricane season just around the corner, er, weekend, we’re thinking about what we’ll want to read, watch and play if a storm looms.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Celebratory new songs will add to Florida Georgia Line’s popularity

Celebratory new songs will add to Florida Georgia Line’s popularity

There’s a new wave of country music. Call it “bro country” or “pop country,” but acts like Blake Shelton and Florida Georgia Line are redefining the genre. The latter hit the top of the Billboard music charts with t...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rays' Cash stands by criticism of replay system

Rays' Cash stands by criticism of replay system

Upon further review, manager Kevin Cash stands by the statements he made after Tuesday's loss, when he called the replay review system “terrible” and “embarrassing.”
Updated: 8 hours ago
Truck and trailer stolen from Avon Park

Truck and trailer stolen from Avon Park

AVON PARK — Highlands County authorities are seeking information about the theft of a truck and a trailer from a motel parking lot, according to a press release.
Updated: 9 hours ago