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Boyfriend's Dirty Trick Kills Fetus, Feds Allege

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.30.2013 | Crime

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The 28-year-old son of a Florida fertility doctor has been charged by federal authorities with tricking his girlfriend into takin...

Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At 78

AP | MITCH STACY and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Truth is, retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf didn't care much for his popular "Stormin' Norman" nickname. The seemingly no-nonsens...

Just Gators and the Military

Edesa Scarborough | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Edesa Scarborough

I am happy to hear that delegates and protesters alike are getting the full Florida experience; hurricanes, heat, humidity and now gators. We aim to please!

Embracing the Mess

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 10.23.2012 | College
Bob Brinkmann

Tampa is funky without knowing it's funky. It's so hip that it doesn't really care if outsiders think it's a mess. Tampanians embrace the mess.

A View from the Minarets

Edesa Scarborough | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
Edesa Scarborough

There is nothing like mixing approximately 50,000 delegates with 15,000 members of the press, throwing in a few thousand protesters and a scattering of potential anarchists with 6,000 new and returning college students.

The Other Tampa

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue of Huffington, Saki Knafo spotlights a Tampa most of the media will not see during their stay for the Republican National Convention: Hillsborough County, which surrounds Tampa, and has more homeless per capita than any other American city. Saki Knafo puts flesh and blood on this crisis, introducing us to several of Tampa's homeless and those who seek innovative solutions to their predicament.

WATCH: Thief Thinks No One's Watching Her Steal From Hotel

Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

The coast was almost completely clear for one thief pillaging a Florida hotel room. Even though a woman didn't see anyone coming as she took a tel...

Legislating Poverty Away

Emily Harwell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home
Emily Harwell

Instead of fixing Tampa's homelessness and poverty problem effectively, the City Council passed a ban on panhandling, a thinly veiled attempt to hide panhandlers from the public eye.

Romney Chases GOP Hispanic Vote

AP | By TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.03.2011 | Latino Voices

TAMPA, Fla. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told an enthusiastic crowd of Hispanic Republicans on Friday that they are "living proof"...

The Record Behind Teen In High School Bombing Plot

AP | MITCH STACY and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.18.2011 | Education

TAMPA, Fla. — A year and a half before he was accused of plotting to bomb his high school, a shirtless and shoeless Jared Cano confronted police...

Jared Cano, High School Bomb Plotter, Aimed For Mass Casualties

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 10.17.2011 | Education

TAMPA, Fla. — Police were already keeping an eye on 17-year-old expelled student Jared Cano when they were tipped off that he was allegedly plan...

Unmarried: The Tempest in Tampa

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

"Unmarried: Rose Ferlita has put her political ambition first and foremost, while her opponent is a dedicated family man with two children." So reads a mailer that's making news in the Tampa mayoral run-off.

George Steinbrenner Has Died

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has passed away. A spokesman for the Yankees said he suffered a fatal heart attack this morning at his home in Tampa...

Will Florida Imperil the Future of High-Speed Rail?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Petro

Granting federal funds for HSR should be contingent on how well local communities are planning to accommodate increased density in a sustainable manner.

Tampa Sinkhole SWALLOWS Car, Forces Evacuation (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A sinkhole in Tampa, Florida, has swallowed a car and forced eleven families to evacuate from a condominium complex. A sinkhole is a natural depressi...

Tampa International Airport Security Incident: Terminal Locked Down

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TAMPA, Fla. — Airport officials say a lockdown at a Tampa International Airport terminal was caused by a police dog training exercise. Airport ...

Gator School Incident Ends In Containment, Creature Caught

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Looking for love, or perhaps just for some cafeteria food or spelling lessons, a gator was found Monday inside a middle school in suburban Tampa, Flor...

Fla. man arrested for calling 911, asking for sex

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Fla. man arrested for calling 911, asking for sex Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. - Florida police say a man arrested for repeatedly callin...

Skier dies at Breckenridge after collision with tree

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BRECKENRIDGE - A 41-year-old man from Tampa, Fla., died while skiing Thursday morning at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The man was skiing on Angel...

Florida man shot twice in Jersey City

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google MapsA 19-year-old Florida man was shot twice early this morning near 99 Bayview Ave. in Jersey City.A 19-year-old Florida man was shot on B...

Sports: Report: Yankees Trademarked 'Yankees Suck' Chant In 1996

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TAMPA, FL—New York Yankees team ownership revealed Tuesday that the phrase "Yankees suck," one of the most popular chants in sports, was tradema...

Bronx Events Through November 23

Bronx News Network | Bronx News Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bronx Pugilist Maureen Shea figts Dec. 3. (Photo by David Greene) Bronx Borough President Rueben Diaz Jr. will hold a candlelight vigil on Monday, No...

Florida Man Dies While Skiing At Breckenridge

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 41-year-old Tampa, Fla., man has died after skiing into a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson says the m...

2 Fort Carson Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two soldiers based at Fort Carson have been killed in Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Pfc. Kimble A. Han of Lehi, Utah, and Spc. Eric ...

Frontier Airlines To Boost Florida Service

Denver Business Journal | Ed Sealover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Snowbirds delight: Frontier Airlines is making more flights to more warm places, beginning this fall. The Denver-based airline will begin nonstop fli...