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Vinik-Ville? Waterside? SoDo? Plan to reshape Tampa lacks a name

TAMPA — Next month, $35 million worth of infrastructure and roadway construction will begin on the project that will transform downtown Tampa. Roads will be extended, sidewalks widened and m …

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Riverview man shot in gunfight with Hillsborough deputies dies in hospital

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Craigslist ad brings strangers to pick through what's left of a St. Petersburg woman's life

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  1. Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep with Sprint Cup win at Indy

    Auto racing

    INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.

    Kyle Busch celebrates with his crew after winning the Brickyard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   {Associated Press}
  2. At almost 300 pounds, a Lealman woman battles food addiction

    Human Interest

    LEALMAN — From a faded green recliner in her tiny mobile home, Cheryl Dixon punched a number into her phone. Behind her, kitchen cabinets burst with Hamburger Helper and ramen noodles, bags of doughnut and Cocoa Diamonds cereal.

    As Cheryl Dixon neared 300 pounds, her doctor warned that she would likely die if she didn’t change her eating habits.
  3. PolitiFact: Donald Trump errs in comparing gifts to Tim Kaine, Bob McDonnell

    National

    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton spent the weekend between political party conventions knocking the other nominee's choice in a running mate.

  4. Rays lose to A's on late homer off Erasmo Ramirez

    The Heater

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Erasmo Ramirez let the Rays down again.

    Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Erasmo Ramirez, front right, stands on the mound after giving up a home run to Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler, back left, in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) OAS111
  5. One teenager dead, another injured in Plant City crash

    Accidents

    PLANT CITY — One teenager is dead and another has life-threatening injuries after the car they were in struck a tree Saturday night.

  6. Athletes refuse housing at Rio Olympics due to blocked toilets, leaking pipes and exposed wiring

    Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO --—Adding to the list of setbacks and stumbles for the Rio Olympics, the Olympic Village, home to thousands of athletes during the Summer Games, has been deemed unfit for occupancy.

  7. Riverview man shot in gunfight with Hillsborough deputies dies in hospital

    Crime

    A 26-year-old man who was shot during a gunfight with deputies last month died Sunday morning, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

  8. Obama, Clinton praise Debbie Wasserman Schultz amid controversy

    Blogs

    President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden released statements reacting to Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigning as DNC chairwoman. Bernie Sanders issued a critical statement.

    Obama

  9. Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as DNC chair - but not until after convention

    Blogs

    Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will resign as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee -- but not until after the convention, a decision that won't put an end to the uproar over her leadership.

  10. Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking protesters hit Philadelphia streets before DNC

    Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.

    Protesters march during a demonstration in downtown on Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Philadelphia. The Democratic National Convention starts Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) DNC715

Obama, Clinton praise Debbie Wasserman Schultz amid controversy

President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden released statements reacting to Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigning as DNC chairwoman. Bernie Sanders issued a critical statement....

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For starters: Rays at A's, trying to get even

UPDATE, 3:19: RHP Brad Boxberger (oblique) will make at least two more rehab appearances on Tuesday and Wednesday with the Stone Crabs before rejoining the Rays. ... RHP Alex Cobb (Tommy John surgery) wiill throw a bullpen on Tuesday and then the team will decide if he is ready to get back to minor-league games. ... 1B Logan Morrison (forearm tendinitis) is feeling better but Cash said they likely will wait until after Monday's off-day to get him back in the lineup....

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Julian Dennison and Sam Neill star in Taika Waititi's Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Review: 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople€™' finds small pleasures in vast New Zealand bush

In what will be his last indie before tackling Thor: Ragnarok, New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi starts thinking bigger — if only slightly bigger — in Hunt for the Wilderpeople....

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