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When Adele announced a 50-date North American tour last fall, fans were elated. The Grammy-winning, record-setting singer doesn't perform live that often. This would be a can't-miss event. T …


Millions of Floridians to start casting first votes for president


Rays' position battles heading into spring training


  1. Clearwater toddler found in backyard pool in critical condition

    Public Safety

    CLEARWATER — A 2-year-old boy was in critical condition Sunday after he was found in a backyard pool shortly after 10:30 a.m., according to authorities.

  2. Photo gallery: A chance to meet the breeds of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show


    Nearly 3,000 dogs from around the world are in New York for this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

    Brussels griffons Karli, left, and Spice participate in the meet the breed portion of the140th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in New York. [Mary Altaffer | Associated Press]
  3. Holiday man hit by truck, killed while crossing U.S. 19 on foot

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    HOLIDAY — A Pasco County man was hit by a pickup truck and killed late Saturday night as he walked across the intersection of U.S. 19 and Bonita Road, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

  4. Deputies investigate fatal crash on Mango Road Sunday morning

    Public Safety

    SEFFNER — Hillsborough sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal traffic crash that left a Manatee County man dead early Sunday morning.

  5. GOP leader calls on Fla GOP Vice chairman Joe Gruters to quit Donald Trump campaign


    Eric Miller, a prominent Republican activist, Martin County State Committeeman, and former candidate for Florida GOP Chairman, is calling on the state party's vice chairman, Joe Gruters, to step down as co-chairman of Donald Trump's Florida campaign. Miller …

  6. Northeast wakes up to record cold for Valentine's Day


    NEW YORK — Much of the northeastern United States found itself in the not-so-warm embrace of teeth-chattering, record-shattering cold on Valentine's Day.

    People are bundled up as they walk in cold weather, Sunday in the Queens borough of New York. Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up this weekend. [Associated Press]
  7. Political fight to replace Justice Scalia heats up


    WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia's body lay in a Texas funeral home Sunday and officials waited word about they would need to perform an autopsy before the late Supreme Court justice could return home to Virginia. In the nation's capital, where flags flew at half-staff at the White House and Supreme Court, the …

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks to the State Bar of Texas at its annual meeting in Dallas in a June 2009 file image. Scalia died on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. [Mona Reeder/Dallas Morning News/TNS]
  8. Winner and loser of the week in Florida Politics


    Sorry, no winner this week.

    Loser of the week

    Alan Grayson. Ever since the Tampa Bay Times revealed the populist congressman from Orlando had set up a hedge fund in the Cayman Islands, there has been a "drip, drip, drip" of damaging …

  9. Deputies investigate near-drowning of toddler in 50-gallon water drum used for fish farm

    Public Safety

    CLEARWATER — The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is investigating the near-drowning of a 1-year-old boy at his home Saturday night.

  10. Millions of Floridians to start casting first votes for president


    TALLAHASSEE — As votes were being counted in New Hampshire's presidential primary last Tuesday, more than a million ballots were flooding Florida mailboxes, headed to voters nearly a full month before the state's presidential preference primary.

    Matt Parri, left, and Martin Munro, with the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office, move one of 18 pallets containing more than 204,000 ballots to a delivery truck at the warehouse in Largo on Tuesday.
Andrei Vasilevskiy has played in 15 games for the Lightning this season, going 8-5 with 2.73 goals against average.

Vasilevskiy likely to get more stints in the AHL

Andrei Vasilevskiy may be a No. 1 goalie of the future....


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a news conference on Jan. 22, 1996, to  announce that they had picked Tony Dungy as the new head coach. Here, Dungy shakes hands with Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer.

Photo gallery: A look back at coach Tony Dungy over the years

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Tony Dungy was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. ...


U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, a Democratic candidate for Florida's U.S. Senate seat in 2016

Patrick Murphy: Alan Grayson should resign from Congress if hedge fund allegations are true

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, said on Sunday that his primary opponent in Florida's U.S. Senate race -- fellow U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson -- has "violated the public trust" and "put Floridians second to his pocketbook" through his management of an offshore hedge fund and that Grayson should resign his seat from Congress "if all of these allegations are true."...