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Riverview man accused of killing his mother has first court appearance

TAMPA A Riverview man accused of plotting to kill his mother and carrying out the plan on her birthday had his first appearance in court Wednesday. Joshua Carmona, 18, appeared in Hill …


MacDill AFB authorities investigating Ocala man accused of going AWOL in 1972


Five dead in vehicle, knife attack near British Parliament (w/video)


  1. Chuck Barris, 'Dating Game' creator, 'Gong Show' host, dies at 87


    Chuck Barris, the creator of television's long-running The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game who later hosted the offbeat cult classic The Gong Show — and who claimed in a memoir to have been a CIA assassin — died March 21 at his home in Palisades, New York. He was 87.

    Chuck Barris created "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game" and hosted "The Gong Show." [Los Angeles Times/TNS, 2002]
  2. Take that! Pyongyang lambastes Trump as too much like Obama


    TOKYO — North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn't expecting: He's too much like Barack Obama.

     Then President-elect Donald Trump looks over at then President Barack Obama on Jan. 20 before being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. [Associated Press]
  3. 2017 Vans Warped Tour lineup: Gwar, Blessthefall, Memphis May Fire, more


    Bring extra earplugs to this year's Vans Warped Tour.

  4. Scorpions, Megadeth coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa


    Get ready to get rocked like a hurricane.

  5. St. Petersburg man critical after being struck by vehicle on Ulmerton Road


    A pedestrian was critically injured on Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Ulmerton Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  6. What's a little Florida QB battle among friends?


    GAINESVILLE — When Florida opened spring football practice Wednesday, quarterback Feleipe Franks stood at the forefront. He was leading stretches, barking encouragement, firing up his teammates.

    Florida redshirt freshmen Kyle Trask, left, and Feleipe Franks have different strengths at quarterback.
  7. Gonzaga, Arizona seek next big step; FSU loses Bacon


    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Getting to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament is nothing new for Gonzaga and Arizona.

    Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski fights for a rebound against Northwestern on Sunday.
  8. 3 takeaways from Rays 7-4 loss at Orioles

  9. Body found off Shell Key identified as missing Chinese student


    ST. PETE BEACH — Authorities have recovered the body of the missing Chinese college student who jumped from a charter boat last week and was swept into the Gulf of Mexico along with another man.

  10. Tangerine Plaza sold at auction, setting stage for St. Petersburg to take control of shopping center


    ST. PETERSBURG — The city is one step closer to taking over ownership of Tangerine Plaza, the Midtown commercial development that has seen two grocery stores fail in the …

    The Walmart Neighborhood Market in Midtown's Tangerine Plaza closed Monday in April. On Wednesday, a creditor of the developer bought the leaseholding rights to the plaza for what is believed to be about $2 million. It's the first step of a complicated deal that should see St. Petersburg eventually take control of the troubled plaza. [LAVENDRICK SMITH  |  Times]
Rep. Dennis Ross in Washington

A Florida Republican frets party squandering opportunity on health care

"If we don't pass this out of the House, this is the beginning of the end for us as a Republican Party," U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross said, predicting voters will exact revenge on lawmakers who have campaigned against the Affordable Care Act — and taken dozens of symbolic votes against it — but falter now that they have the power to do something real....


3 takeaways from Rays 7-4 loss at Orioles

3 takeaways from Rays 7-4 loss to Orioles :...


Sebastian Coolidge's mural at 1027 Central Ave. as it looked in August of 2016.

Want to own one of St. Petersburg's urban murals? This artist says he's selling his

If you've passed by the building at 1027 Central Ave. in St. Petersburg lately, you might have noticed something is missing. ...