The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has cleared former Plant City Police Chief Steven Singletary of criminal wrongdoing after accusations of having an affair on company time. Singletary was fired in January; the FDLE also cleared a Plant City commissioner who also under investigation.
Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit, leading Tampa Bay to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, the Rays' seventh straight win.Cobb (6-6) blanked the Cardinals on five hits over seven innings.
It's a case that could change the way the death penalty is carried out across the country and an Arizona inmate's execution is at the center of it all. Death row inmate Joseph Wood was put to death Wednesday afternoon. The on again-off again execution was not without controversy. More>>
It is the end of an era in Polk County. The last phosphate mine there is closing.Wednesday, Mosaic held a farewell luncheon for the 170 people who are retiring or looking for a new job. More>>
He became the face of the escalating conflict in the Middle East: The Tampa teen beaten by Israeli police is back home, but still feeling the effects of his experience. More>>