| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Deputies had been on the lookout for a woman who made some waves after being accused of touching and "riding" a manatee over the weekend at Fort DeSoto Park in Tierre Verde, according to a news release from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:30 PM
A woman who was photographed riding manatees in Florida over the weekend turned herself in.
According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez called the sheriff's communication's center around 4 p.m.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:44 AM
During an early morning stakeout last Monday FWC officers busted a trio of Tampa Bay area men for possession of 574 pompano and an unmarked entanglement net, according to a news release from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:57 PM
It’s up to the voters now.
After a bitter presidential campaign that lasted a seeming eternity, was financed from a bottomless well of partisan cash and remained tight until the very end, election day dawned across a country that may be divided...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:38 AM
The state’s Republican leaders have spent time trying to make longtime Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan a campaign issue this fall.
On Monday, the state GOP handed out “Save Illinois, Fire Madigan” buttons and...
| May 21, 2011
"Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58.
Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
GOP U.S. Senate candidate Adam Hasner picked up a convincing straw poll victory Tuesday night in the north Tampa Bay county of Pasco. Organized by the Pasco County Republican Party, the straw poll gave Hasner, the former Florida House minority leader, ...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The campaign of Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich officially announced that former Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty and former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, plus former state health care administrator Alan Levine, would lead his...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to this edition of the morning reads. We're less than a week out to the legislative session and while the capital city is still relatively quiet, plenty is going on elsewhere around the state as lawmakers...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A naturalized American citizen who was born in the former Yugoslavia has been charged with plotting to use explosives against heavily-populated targets, as part of a campaign to get vengeance for misdeeds he said he felt were done against Muslims,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Could a cop pull you over for playing Jay Z at top volume? How about Yo Yo Ma? That's the issue the Florida Supreme Court took up Thursday in a case argued by a Pinellas County lawyer who got ticketed n 2007 for playing a Justin...