'Fair Districts' Supporters Consulted Democrats On MapsAfter successfully arguing that a congressional map drawn by the Legislature impermissibly favored Republicans, voting-rights groups and voters have offered four sets of proposed districts that were discussed with Democratic-leaning consultants, according to court papers filed Tuesday.
Former University Of South Florida Football Player Stabbed To DeathPolice say a former University of South Florida football player has died in a stabbing outside a Ybor City nightclub.
Senate Unveils Last-Ditch Congressional MapA key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional map called for the Florida Supreme Court to take over the process.
Company Offers To Fly Injured Florida Student Back HomeA local company agreed to fly an injured South Florida student, stuck in Cuba, back home.
Florida Man Shown In Video Stealing Confederate Flag Being ChargedA Florida man has been arrested after he appeared in a video stealing a Confederate flag from the outside of a Tampa Bay-area home, authorities said.
Man Charged With Killing Family DogAuthorities said a Tampa Bay area man is facing an animal cruelty charge after he allegedly beat his family's pet dachshund to death with a flashlight.
New Congressional Districts Taking FireMembers of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.
3 Injured When Car Crashes Into Applebee’sThree women were injured when a car came crashing through the outdoor dining area of a Tampa Bay area Applebee’s Bar & Grill, according to authorities.
New Congressional Map Sets Stage For Special SessionThe Florida Legislature released a new congressional map that could alter the futures of the state's U.S. House delegation.
Evacuations Ordered For Some In Tampa Area As Heavy Rain ContinuesAuthorities say a mandatory evacuation order is in effect for people living in a flood-prone area near New Port Richey.
No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate DistrictsAfter reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.
Cops: Joyriding 15-Year-Old Hits Toddler On BikeA joyriding 15-year old slammed into a toddler who was riding a bike in the Tampa Bay Area and sped off, authorities said.
Man Killed By Apparent Lightning StrikeAn elderly man is died after being struck by lighting in the Tampa Bay area, authorities said.
Injured Tampa Bay Goalie Bishop Still Uncertain For Game 5Lightning goalie Ben Bishop spent 15 minutes on the ice Saturday during Tampa Bay's morning skate for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Star Players Hope To Provide Edge In Stanley Cup FinalThe tightest Stanley Cup Final is 47 years is coming down to the wire.