Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, who has already invested $60 million in the arena, would pay for the $25 million improvements himself and is asking Hillsborough to reimburse $12.5 million from bed taxes.
TAMPA — With only write-in competition facing Mayor Bob Buckhorn and six sitting council members seeking re-election, next week’s city council election has been largely a low-key affair.
ST. PETERSBURG — More than two dozen members of a union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs St. Petersburg Regional Office carried signs and shouted slogans Friday afternoon as part of an effort to get the office to rehi...
OXON HILL, Md. – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was skeptical of some conservatives’ efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama’s immigration actions are derailed.
As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state’s high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminoles to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for openings in the multi-billion dollar industry if the tribe and Gov...
Some 300 people with pens and clipboards fanned out around the region to count - one by one and face to face - those without homes in the annual Point in Time Homeless County.
TALLAHASSEE – Attorneys for former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom argued today that taxpayers should pay his legal fees of nearly $1 million from corruption charges dating back to 2009.
The day after the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs St. Petersburg Regional Office used its website to announce plans for a protest against management, the VA’s internet system blocked access to the site.
WASHINGTON — The Senate is moving forward on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department, but the House is in limbo two days away from a partial agency shutdown as conservatives angrily reject the Senate plan.
NEW YORK — Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in personal conversations about their commitment and desire to join the extremists, with one of them speaking of shooting President ...