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Monday, Jan 23, 2017
Tampa Bay area hit with wind, rain but avoids tornadoes
High winds and dry grass likely contributed to the fast spreading of a grass fire in Clearwater’s Clubhouse Estates; however, firefighters were able to contain it before structures were damaged.
The threat of tornadoes and heavy thunderstorms with hail swept through the Tampa Bay area Sunday afternoon through evening, forcing residents indoors to wait out a potential worst-case scenario. Strong winds and heavy rains caused some minor...
Members of the Buffalo Soldiers prepare for the start of the 2012 Gasparilla Parade of Pirates. The all-black krewe joined the parade after it was integrated in 1992. [Times files]
Diverse Gasparilla parade has transcended insult of racism
Thousands of families line up to catch beads while enjoying the beautiful weather during Saturday’s parade, which featured 100 floats.
A calmer Gasparilla parade for the kids sans beer and sin
This four-year-old home on protected sailboat water in St. Petersburg's Snell Isle area sold for $3.7 million in August 2016. 
[Chris Della Penna]
Here are Tampa Bay's 25 priciest homes of 2016

Florida

Storm system downs trees, power lines around Florida
The storm system that caused destruction across the Southeast also downed trees and power lines around Florida
Trial to begin in Key West for man accused in IS bomb plot
Florida school principal killed in crash on way to work
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Evening' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

Entertainment

Actor killed while filming scene for Australian music video
Police say an actor has been killed while filming a scene for an Australian band's music video
Whitehead, Desmond receive medals from library association
Eat like an authentic pirate for Gasparilla with this turtle and pigeon salad
Q&A: Meet 'Roxanne, Roxanne' breakout Chante Adams
Male, female styles mix with stars to cap Paris menswear
Matt Damon says he'll pitch clean water to Trump

Offbeat

BC-US-ODD--Mayor Booted From Game,1st Ld-Writethru, US
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Greeley Mayor Tom Norton is there for his hometown University of Northern Colorado men's basketball team. Unless he gets ejected after protesting a referees' call.
Mayor loves his team: He's booted after protesting a call
Trucker loses trailer of 38,000 pounds of marbles on I-465
Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gesture
Florida man's message in bottle turns up 34 years later
Engagement ring lost at Biltmore Estate found in Georgia