Close
MORE NEWS

local

Local Weather
Tampa, FL
12 PM
Sunny
68°
6 PM
Sunny
72°
12 AM
Clear
65°
6 AM
Clear
66°
Headlines

Updated 11:26 a.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List
News

St. Pete Grand Prix doesn't disappoint

St. Pete Grand Prix doesn't disappointThe Grand Prix is in its 11th year and once again, the 1.8 mile circuit was a big hit.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 14 minutes ago
News

Tampa mom finds man lying naked with 10-year-old son

Tampa mom finds man lying naked with 10-year-old sonTampa Police have arrested a 25-year-old man for Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a 10-year-old.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
News

Homicide investigation in Gulfport

Homicide investigation in GulfportPreliminary evidence indicates that Dayton was killed following an attempt to set up a transaction to purchase crack cocaine from an as-yet-unidentified drug dealer.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 52 minutes ago
News

Local veterans honored at event

Local veterans honored at eventNational 'Honor Flight' Organization Makes Special Recognition to Veterans
  • News
  • 18 hours, 39 minutes ago
News

Previous Sunday Conversations with The Tampa Bay Times

Previous Sunday Conversations with The Tampa Bay TimesHere are previous stories from Sunday Conversations with The Tampa Bay Times
  • News
  • 19 hours, 56 minutes ago
News

Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3AM slushie

Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3AM slushieA 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Local

School chess team ready for nat'l championship

School chess team ready for nat'l championshipThe Academy Prep chess team captured the state K-8 Under 900 State Championship in Miami on March 22.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Sunday Conversation: Mobile home parks disappearing

Sunday Conversation: Mobile home parks disappearingHere in the Bay Area the housing market is bouncing back and so is the market for commercial development.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Water main break on Riverview Rd., boil water notice

Water main break on Riverview Rd., boil water noticeAn overnight water main break on Riverview Road
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Police investigating Gulfport homicide

Police investigating Gulfport homicidehe Gulfport Police Department is currently investigating a homicide in the 1400 block of 52nd Street South.
  • News
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
News

Weekend events -- March 28 and 29

Weekend events -- March 28 and 29Weekend events -- March 28 and 29
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Pride Parade makes a comeback in Tampa

Pride Parade makes a comeback in TampaFor over a decade, Tampa watched St. Petersburg celebrate LGBT rights and equality with one of the largest pride parades in the state.
  • News
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
News

Shoeless boy in PJs runs to school to flee stepmom

Shoeless boy in PJs runs to school to flee stepmomA 9-year-old boy wearing pajamas ran into a St. Paul school Wednesday without shoes, crying hysterically and screaming
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Traffic

Firestone Grand Prix: Traffic, Parking, & Schedule of Events

Firestone Grand Prix: Traffic, Parking, & Schedule of EventsThe Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg takes place March 27-29th through downtown St. Petersburg.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
News

Salon raises money for Hudson family

Salon raises money for Hudson familyNew Port Richey hair salon raised hundreds of dollars for a Hudson woman who lost two of her children to tragic murder-suicide
  • News
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
News

Seven people shot at Florida spring break party

Seven people shot at Florida spring break partyPolice say seven people were shot early Saturday at a spring break house party in the Florida Panhandle.
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Traffic

Drivers now on new lanes of I-275 S

Drivers now on new lanes of I-275 SThe I-275 reconstruction/widening project between downtown and State Road 60 is nearing a milestone.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
News

Two-alarm fire at mattress store in Tampa

Two-alarm fire at mattress store in TampaThe store is on 7th Avenue
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Tampa Pride Festival returns this weekend

Tampa Pride Festival returns this weekendAfter 15 years, the Tampa Pride Festival is back and organizers say it's here to stay.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
News

Overnight mobile home fire in Tampa

Overnight mobile home fire in TampaThere were no injuries reported to civilians or fire rescue personnel.
  • News
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
News

Belle of the Ball helps girls find dresses for Prom

Belle of the Ball helps girls find dresses for PromYou can start bringing and buying dress on March 28, April 11, April 25 and May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • News
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Former mayors help open Riverwalk

Former mayors help open RiverwalkThe Riverwalk opens in Tampa with a roll call of mayors who made the project happen.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Palmetto man victim of 'distraction burglary'

Palmetto man victim of 'distraction burglary'A Palmetto man says one man talked to him about trees, while the other robbed his house.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

TECO outage for the birds

TECO outage for the birdsBird nest debris is being blamed Friday night for a power failure in the Countryway area of Tampa.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Napiers get jail sentences in abuse case

Napiers get jail sentences in abuse caseA Manatee County couple was sentenced to jail Friday in an animal abuse case involfing hundreds of animals.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
News

Despite danger, big events don't ban drones

Despite danger, big events don't ban dronesMajor events and sports teams in the Bay are have no policy against drones hovering over their crowds.
  • News
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Manatee sees rise in student attacks on teachers

Manatee sees rise in student attacks on teachersAttacks on teachers in the classroom and school staff are up in Manatee County schools, according to a recent report from the district.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Local

New Tampa Riverwalk: 6 mayors, 40 years in making

New Tampa Riverwalk: 6 mayors, 40 years in makingTampa's newest section of the Riverwalk opens Friday night with a ribbon cutting.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Florida

Ex-boyfriend of 'Teen Mom' star arrested

Ex-boyfriend of 'Teen Mom' star arrestedThe ex-boyfriend of a former star of MTV's "Teen Mom 3" has been charged with posting sexually explicit images on social media sites.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Man rescued from under St. Pete Pier

Man rescued from under St. Pete PierA young man was rescued from under the St. Petersburg Pier on Friday afternoon.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Grand Prix gets underway in St. Pete

Grand Prix gets underway in St. PeteResidents, businesses in downtown St. Pete get close look at Grand Prix.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
News

In-car cameras catch teen burglars

In-car cameras catch teen burglarsIn-car technology helps catch teen crooks on camera
  • News
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Fire alarm evacuates courthouse in Clearwater

Fire alarm evacuates courthouse in ClearwaterEmployees evacuated the historic county courthouse Firday after a fire alarm for at the adjacent parking garage.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Woman dies after crashing into school bus

Woman dies after crashing into school busA 54-year-old woman died after she suffered a medical emergency while driving and struck the rear of a stopped school bus Friday morning.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Local

2 sought in Tampa food mart armed robbery

2 sought in Tampa food mart armed robberyA food mart robbery leaves 2 injured and 2 others on the run.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Suspect ID'd in deadly Apollo Beach shooting

Suspect ID'd in deadly Apollo Beach shootingHillsborough Sheriff's deputies have identified a suspect in a deadly shooting at an Apollo Beach apartment complex Tuesday night.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Motorsports

No drones allowed at Grand Prix race

No drones allowed at Grand Prix raceSomething you won't see above this year's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: drones.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Zephyrhills students protest bathroom policy

Zephyrhills students protest bathroom policyMany students and parents are upset over the new policy saying they do not deserve this.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Florida

Florida jobless rate drops slightly in February

Florida jobless rate drops slightly in FebruaryFlorida's unemployment rate is dropping slightly.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Investigations

Tampa Fire Rescue under heat for harrassment

Tampa Fire Rescue under heat for harrassmentThree female firefighters testified that Solorzano would hug them and give them back rubs which made them uncomfortable.
  • Investigations
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Gator devours massive turtle on FL golf course!

Gator devours massive turtle on FL golf course!The Myakka Pines Golf Club is back in the news, after they shared some photos on their Facebook page of an alligator devouring a massive turtle!
  • Local
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Florida

Would-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police say

Would-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police sayStanley Geddie arrived by taxicab and was drunk during an attempted heist of a Tallahassee bank Wednesday afternoon, police say.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Judge rejects deal in DUI setup case

Judge rejects deal in DUI setup caseA judge has rejected a plea deal that would have kept three attorneys from stepping in court in a DUI setup case.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Kratom latest herb on warning list

Kratom latest herb on warning listKratom is an herbal supplement, but can be dangerous when mixed with other powerful herbs.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Photos show damage to State Fair ride

Photos show damage to State Fair rideNew photos are released after women are injured on a ride at the Florida State Fair.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Woman rescued, pets die in St. Pete fire

Woman rescued, pets die in St. Pete fireA woman was rescued but a dog and two cats died in a townhouse fire on Thursday. One cat was resuscitated.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Suspects at large in Tampa Food Mart robbery

Suspects at large in Tampa Food Mart robberyOne person is in critical condition late Thursday after an armed robbery at the Nebraska Food Mart, 7508 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa police said.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Deputies heard older brother screaming at Hudson scene

Deputies heard older brother screaming at Hudson scenePasco deputies heard the older brother screaming at Hudson as they arrived at the horrific shooting scene.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Police: Sarasota bus driver bit, hit student

Police: Sarasota bus driver bit, hit studentA Sarasota County school bus driver was arrested Wednesday for allegedly biting and hitting an 11-year-old special needs student.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Money

Citrus growers want change in tax law

Citrus growers want change in tax lawCitrus growers are looking for a change in federal tax law that would allow them immediately to write off the cost of planting new citrus groves.
  • Money
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

S. Florida, I-4 corridor growth propelled population

S. Florida, I-4 corridor growth propelled populationPeople moving to the Interstate 4 corridor and South Florida drove the state's population growth to nearly 20 million residents last year.
  • Florida
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Hyde Park rape victim: Justice failed his victims

Hyde Park rape victim: Justice failed his victimsOne of them victims of the Hyde Park rapist can't believe he has been freed and is back in town.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Attorney cleared of assault charges

Attorney cleared of assault chargesRobert Tankel is trying to regain his reputation. It was tarnished nine months ago when he was arrested... accused of molesting a 9-year-old boy during and outing with Big Brothers and Big Sisters.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Local

St. Pete PD & Ajax take part in 'Cops on Doughnut Shops'

St. Pete PD & Ajax take part in 'Cops on Doughnut Shops'Police across the bay area are taking to the rooftops of Krispy Kreme locations for "Cops on Doughnut Shops."
  • Local
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Videos

Updated 11:26 a.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List
More Photos

Updated 11:26 a.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List