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Sandbags locations around Tampa area with heavy rains forecast

Sandbags locations around Tampa area with heavy rains forecast

Sandbags will be made available to residents throughout the Tampa Bay region as the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika are forecast to produce periods of heavy rain and result in localized flooding.
Updated: 6 minutes ago
Erika’s remnants to produce heavy rains, soak water-logged Tampa area

Erika’s remnants to produce heavy rains, soak water-logged Tampa area

Tropical Storm Erika is no more, but flood-ravaged areas throughout the Tampa Bay region will be on high alert today as the storm’s remnants are expected to produce pockets of heavy thunderstorms and widespread rain today....
Updated: 20 minutes ago
Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream,” has died. He was 76.
Updated: 1 hour ago
White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will change the name of North America’s tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Ob...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Cubs’ Arrieta pitches no-hitter against Dodgers

Cubs’ Arrieta pitches no-hitter against Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Even after pitching his first career no-hitter, Jake Arrieta wasn’t too big to wear his PJs.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Downed tree closes Little Road in Valrico

A downed tree has closed Little Road between Bloomingdale Avenue and Durant Road in Valrico.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Man shot by 2 suspects near Progress Village

A man was shot by two suspects Sunday evening in the area of Camden Field and Falkenburg Road South near Progress Village, deputies said.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Turner Field U.S. flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall

Turner Field U.S. flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall

ATLANTA — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Trump makes an appearance at Barclays

Trump makes an appearance at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. ­— Jim Herman played in the group in front of Tiger Woods last week on the PGA Tour, giving him a little experience in coping with gallery noise behind him. Sunday at The Barclays was slightly different. It wasn’t the ...
Updated: 10 hours ago