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Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students...
Updated: 18 hours ago
National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. – The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Bishop sorry for filming of raunchy comedy at Sacred Heart

Bishop sorry for filming of raunchy comedy at Sacred Heart

TAMPA — The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg issued an apology on his blog Thursday for the decision to allow filming of a raunchy comedy titled “Sex Ed” at the campus of the Sacred Heart Academy in Tampa. ...
Updated: 19 hours ago
Funeral home transporter accused of stealing dead woman’s necklace

Funeral home transporter accused of stealing dead woman’s necklace

A man who was contracted by a funeral home to pick up the bodies of dead people was accused of stealing an expensive piece of jewelry from the home of a deceased woman, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 19 hours ago
CSX offers solution to stopped trains in Dade City

CSX offers solution to stopped trains in Dade City

DADE CITY — Stopped trains that block traffic for hours in Dade City may be a thing of the past.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Duke Energy saps customers, senator says

ST. PETERSBURG — Duke Energy officials say the longer billing cycle and higher rates appearing on thousands of customers’ bills this month are a one-time hassle that will make business more efficient as they change travel routes for pow...
Updated: 20 hours ago

St. Pete council may invest city money in stock market

ST. PETERSBURG — City officials are getting ready to play the stock market.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Bucs notes: Injury putting Bowers' roster spot in jeopardy

Bucs notes: Injury putting Bowers' roster spot in jeopardy

One day after coach Lovie Smith suggested defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers could be cut as a result of a nagging groin injury that has robbed him of a chance to compete for playing time, Bowers agreed his future in Tampa might be in jeopardy.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Bucs Hot Reads: Team trades for G Johnson

Bucs Hot Reads: Team trades for G Johnson

The Bucs continued to make good on their promise to bolster the offensive line, trading safety Kelcie McCray to the Chiefs for guard prospect Rishaw Johnson.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Tampa votes to remove rowers' graffiti along Riverwalk

Tampa votes to remove rowers' graffiti along Riverwalk

The calling cards left behind by the nation's collegiate rowers will be removed from a stretch of the Hillsborough River seawall.
Updated: 20 hours ago