| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:19 AM
UCF received a commitment from St. Petersburg Gibbs athlete Maurice Hall over the weekend after the 6-foot-1, 185-pound junior took an unofficial visit to the Orlando campus.
If things go as planned, Hall will eventually join his fellow Pinellas County...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Orestes De La Paz's exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk's novel and film Fight Club, in which lead character Tyler Durden's principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Reba L. Souders, 86, of South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Holly Place in Hagerstown.
Born Nov. 14, 1926, in Keezletown, Va., she was the daughter of the late James G. and Ola V. (Line) Davis.
She was a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife of nearly 30 years announced on state television Thursday that they are divorcing.
Those curious about what caused the breakup won't have to wait for a tell-all book: Lyudmila Putina dished the dirt on her...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:53 AM
This Doomsday prepper is headed for some real serious bunker time after a federal judge sentenced him to eight years in prison on Tuesday, reports the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg.
Convicted felon Jason Deon Thomas, 31, the owner of JT's The...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:12 PM
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
IndyCar 2013 schedule on NBC Sports Network and ABC begins with the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday, March 24. The IZOD IndyCar Series starts the engines on the 2013 season at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida on Sunday, March...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Thank you very much to Shelley White for an update on the heartbreaking story of the kittens that were found in a freezer in St. Petersburg. You can read the original post here. The surviving kittens have found loving forever homes. Here's the story...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:40 AM
For an escape from the hustle of normal Tampa Bay civilization, set your sights on Fort De Soto Park, an absolutely stunning retreat. It's part of St. Petersburg, but seems to be from a faraway world. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, it bears a military...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:21 AM
1. Cocoa Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 5 minutes. Read the guide.
2. Daytona Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 7 minutes. Read the guide.
3. New Smyrna Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 8 minutes. Read the guide.
4. Canaveral National Seashore,...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting?
Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...