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Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91

LOS ANGELES — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, t...
Updated: 6 hours ago
No bond for suspect in Kissimmee officers' fatal shooting

No bond for suspect in Kissimmee officers' fatal shooting

KISSIMMEE — A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida will be staying in jail after a judge denied him bond Sunday, saying there was probable cause for his first-degree murder chargeEverett Miller wore handcuffs and shac...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Tampa police arrest 22-year-old man in July murder

Tampa police arrest 22-year-old man in July murder

TAMPA — Police arrested Sunday a 22-year-old man who detectives said shot and killed a Tampa man after an argument.Tampa police said that Dejonta Felder was arrested in Polk County in connection with the July 3 murder of Julius Carter, 32.That ...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Demar Dotson should be back next week from groin injury

Demar Dotson should be back next week from groin injury

The Bucs got good news on starting right tackle Demar Dotson, whose MRI showed only a mild right groin sprain and should be back at practice next week. Dotson said he actually suffered the injury in practice Tuesday and came out after 11 snaps in Thu...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Tropical Storm Harvey could regroup but stay clear of Florida

Tropical Storm Harvey could regroup but stay clear of Florida

The remnants of former Tropical Storm Harvey could rebound while two other systems brewing in the Atlantic Ocean are unlikely to develop into severe weather.According to the National Hurricane Center, a cluster of showers and thunderstorms left over ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive player behavior'

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive player behavior'

Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behavior" after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez. The World U...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Fatal hit and run closes section of Nebraska Avenue

TAMPA — Police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash early Sunday morning on Nebraska Avenue.A car struck a pedestrian near 23rd Avenue, according to the Tampa Police Department, and the pedestrian died at the scene.Nebraska Avenue is clo...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Sunday Conversation: Roberto Torres talks immigration

Sunday Conversation: Roberto Torres talks immigration

YBOR CITYRoberto Torres stands as one of the city's most impressive rising entrepreneurs. The owner of Blind Tiger Cafes, Black & Denim clothing company and CoWork Ybor has expanded his reach with locations at Tampa International Airport and The Morr...
Updated: 11 hours ago

Rays journal: Cesar Puello, who has one major-league game, claimed off waivers

ST. PETERSBURG — Looking to add punch to their right-handed lineup, the Rays claimed OF Cesar Puello off waivers Saturday from the Angels.It is a curious selection given that Puello, 26, is a career minor-leaguer who played in one big-league ga...
Published: 08/19/17
Updated: 08/20/17
Bats come to life, but Rays' freefall continues (w/video)

Bats come to life, but Rays' freefall continues (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG —The six runs seemed like a ton, just the second time the Rays had scored that many in a game during their numbing two-plus-weeks stretch of offensive impotency, and amazingly, the first time at the Trop in nearly two months.Typi...
Published: 08/19/17