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Police: USF defensive back Hassan Childs injured in Tampa shooting

Police: USF defensive back Hassan Childs injured in Tampa shooting

TAMPA — University of South Florida football player Hassan Childs, 22, was injured in a shooting Saturday night, Tampa police said.Tampa police spokesman Lt. Steve Lee said the shooting started as a road rage incident.About 11:15 p.m. Saturday,...
Updated: 1 hour ago
SOCom seeking latest tech, even holograms, for Wargame Center

SOCom seeking latest tech, even holograms, for Wargame Center

TAMPA — Some at MacDill Air Force Base laughed when the man running the U.S. Special Operations Command asked to borrow an entire hangar for his "war games" because he needed somewhere to set up a raised map.The commander, Adm. William McRaven,...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Five budget fights to watch as Scott, lawmakers collide on spending $83.5 billion

Five budget fights to watch as Scott, lawmakers collide on spending $83.5 billion

By STEVE BOUSQUETTALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature have battled repeatedly over jobs and tourism spending for weeks, but a fight with much higher stakes is brewing.The state budget.The House and Senate will propose separate budg...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Aramis Ayala: the Florida state attorney who refuses to pursue the death penalty

Aramis Ayala: the Florida state attorney who refuses to pursue the death penalty

ORLANDO — When Aramis Ayala began campaigning for state attorney in this Central Florida district last year, so few people knew her that she handed out cards informing voters how to pronounce her name. While she'd worked for eight years as a pu...
Published: 03/25/17
Updated: 03/26/17
Sunny skies for a busy Saturday around Tampa Bay

Sunny skies for a busy Saturday around Tampa Bay

It's a bit cloudy this morning, but mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures are expected to make today ideal for springtime parades and festivals taking place all over the Tampa Bay area."Warm, beautiful sunny both days this weekend," says 10Weather...
Published: 03/25/17
Friends say man accused in mother's brutal slaying 'loved her'

Friends say man accused in mother's brutal slaying 'loved her'

His friends say the only thing Joshua Carmona loved more than baseball was his mother. She would take him on road trips to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and buy tickets months out for New York Yankees games at Tropicana Field. She would cheer from ...
Published: 03/25/17
Allegiant Air flight makes emergency landing due to possible engine fire

Allegiant Air flight makes emergency landing due to possible engine fire

An Allegiant Air flight that departed the Orlando area made an emergency landing in Ohio a week ago after the pilot reported a fire in one of the aircraft's engines at 14,000 feet.Flight 636 with 163 passengers and crew was about 10 minutes from land...
Published: 03/25/17
St. Petersburg police: MMA fighter threw sucker punch after being told to stop catcalling women

St. Petersburg police: MMA fighter threw sucker punch after being told to stop catcalling women

ST. PETERSBURG — The mixed martial arts fighter accused of leaving a University of South Florida student critically injured during St. Patrick's Day revelry was catcalling women right before he threw what police are calling a "sucker" punch. N...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Romano: You can fret, you can rejoice or you can get used to baseball in St. Pete

Romano: You can fret, you can rejoice or you can get used to baseball in St. Pete

For 10 years, we have crept. You may even say plodded. The search for a new baseball stadium in Tampa Bay has been nothing if not deliberate and, on most days, stealthy. Speculation has run up the score on confirmation almost every step of the way. ...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Hooper: Let's 'make it better' for LGBTQ teens

As a prelude to tonight's performance of It Gets Better, the traveling musical production that chronicles true stories of the LGBTQ experience, the David A Straz Center for the Performing Arts staged a "World Cafe'' Wednesday evening.It's goal: to en...
Updated: 7 hours ago