Tampa Bay

PDQ Opens New Restaurant In Seminole On Sunday

The restaurant will be the 11th Tampa Bay location and the group's 62nd restaurant in the U.S.<p>SEMINOLE, FL - A new PDQ restaurant will open in …

Restaurants

Evan Longoria wears Giants No. 10 jersey for first time

After spending the first 10 years of his career in Tampa Bay, Evan Longoria put on a new jersey Friday.

Evan Longoria

Florida Man Who Confused Bank Drive-Thru for Taco Bell and Ordered Burrito Is Arrested on Suspicion of DUI: Sheriff

An allegedly intoxicated Florida driver looking for a bite to eat ended up being arrested on suspicion of DUI after mistaking a bank drive-thru for …

Crime

St. Petersburg Florida, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater Beyond

Overview<p>St. Petersburg Florida, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater & Beyond by Chelle Koster Walton<p>Based on our much larger guide to Tampa Bay & Florida's …

Florida

⚡ Lightning hit the road in search of finding their defensive game again

<b>What to look for on Saturday</b>: Tampa Bay starts a four-game road trip in Minnesota tonight at 9 p.m. EST. The game can be heard on tblpowerplay.com as …

Ice Hockey

U.S. Attorney: Tampa woman uses soul food restaurant as part of scheme to steals thousands

TAMPA - The owner of a soul and seafood restaurant is facing more than 10 years in federal prison for filing dozens of false tax returns and stealing …

Corruption

Lightning vs. Golden Knights: Projected lines, injuries, storylines

<b>Lines from Wednesday's practice. Subject to change.</b><p><b>Forwards</b><br>Chris Kunitz - Steven Stamkos - Nikita Kucherov<p>Ondrej Palat - Brayden Point - Tyler Johnson<p>…

Ice Hockey

Burns: Three things we learned from the Lightning's loss to Vegas

"That's a concern, in a place that's usually a tough place to play (for opponents)," Lightning head coach Jon Cooper summed up following the game.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

Spring training: Team-by-team reporting dates

Spring training is right around the corner.<p>Major League Baseball released reporting dates for pitchers and catchers and full squads for all 30 teams.<p>A look at the first workout dates, by league:<p><b>American League</b><p><b>Pitchers & catchers ... Full squad</b><br>Baltimore: Feb.14 ... Feb.19<br>Boston: Feb.14 ... …

Baseball

Gulf restoration council to vote on restoration project Wednesday | NOLA.com

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which oversees the spending of more than $900 million in Clean Water Act fine money stemming from the …

Environment

Freeze Watch Issued In Tampa Bay For Wednesday Night

Cold-weather shelters throughout Tampa Bay will be open for homeless residents and those with inadequate heat<p>RUSKIN, FL -- Be prepared to bundle …

Weather

Pinellas Park Canoeist Found Dead In Tampa Bay

A Pinellas Park man who was reported missing after going canoeing in Tampa Bay has been found dead.<p>TAMPA, FL – A Pinellas Park man who was reported …

Florida

DNCE Cancels Florida Strawberry Festival Show

The 83rd Annual Florida Strawberry Festival will take place March 1-11.<p>PLANT CITY, FL - The Florida Strawberry Festival announced Friday that DNCE …

Florida Police Officer Wrangles 12-Foot Burmese Python

Sometimes police work can be physical — or even downright slimy as one Florida police officer discovered when he encountered a big snake.<p>PEMBROKE …

Florida

Florida Health Department Reports 2 Flu-Related Deaths

Florida is among 46 states that have been hit with a deadly flu strain.<p>ST. PETERSBURG, FL –If you're feeling under the weather, join the …

Public Health

Sam's Club Closes In South Tampa Amid Other Stores Shuttered

A search of the Sam's Club web page finds that the South Dale Mabry location no longer appears in a list of locations.<p>TAMPA, FL - South Tampa's Sam's …

Walmart

Tampa Police Shut Down Reported Chop Shop

Tampa Police believe they have put a major dent in a local car theft ring by shutting down an alleged chop shop on North 40th St.<p>TAMPA, FL – Tampa …

Crime

Dense Sea Fog Will Blanket Tampa Bay Area: Forecast

A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for the Tampa Bay area until Friday morning<p>A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for the Tampa Bay area until 10 …

Weather

Pasco School Rezoning Plan Voided By Judge

​The Pasco County School Board voted last year on rezoning that would ship students from Mitchell High to River Ridge High.<p>NEW PORT RICHEY, FL - A …

Education

Hillsborough Sheriff Seeks Information On Would-Be Robber

Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help to identify a woman who attempted to rob a Tampa Circle K .<p>NEW TAMPA, FL – …

Crime

Failure To Move Over Leads Sarasota Deputies To Drug Arrest

Just days after Florida launched its public awareness campaign​, a driver is facing charges for violating the Move Over Act.<p>NORTH PORT, FL – Just …

Crime

Former US Missionary Sentenced To 40 Years For Child Sex Case

A former U.S. missionary to Haiti has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for engaging in child sex tourism at the orphanage he ran.<p>MIAMI, FL — A …

Crime

Driver Dies While Pushing Disabled Car Off Road

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle crash on U.S. 301 in Thonotosassa that left one man dead.<p>THONOTOSASSA, FL – The Florida …

Crime

Police Seek Help Identifying Winter Haven Walmart Thieves

Winter Haven Police are searching for three people with a child in tow who stole a number of high-priced items from Walmart.<p>WINTER HAVEN, FL – Winter …

Sheriff Seeks Leads In Bearss Avenue Business Burglaries

The sheriff's office believes these burglaries may be related to similar crimes in Hernando County and Haines City.<p>TAMPA, FL – The Hillsborough …

Crime

Possible Sinkhole Causes Palm Harbor Home To Be 'Uninhabitable'

At 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, the homeowner reported hearing a cracking sound in her home and fire crews reported visible structural cracks<p>PALM HARBOR, FL - …

Florida witness reports rectangular UFO near Tampa Bay

A witness in Tarpon Springs, Florida, observed a rectangular UFO during the day, according to a report submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) …

UFOs

Thieves Make Off With Copper Wire At Pasco Power Facility

Pasco County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the theft of scrap copper wiring from a Duke Energy substation.<p>PORT RICHEY, FL – Pasco County …

Crime

Pedestrian Killed In Pinellas Park Crash

The male pedestrian was crossing 49th Street North near the 8000 block shortly after 10 p.m. when he was struck by a car.<p>PINELLAS PARK, FL – Pinellas …

Beachfront Treehouse In Holmes Beach Must Be Taken Down

Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen had hoped the nation's highest court would hear their case after officials ordered them to take down the home.<p>HOLMES …