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Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy year

Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy year

WASHINGTON ó Itís been nearly six years since the Senate Ethics Committee conducted a major investigation of a sitting senator. Next year, the panel could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing allegation...
Updated: 7 minutes ago

Briefs: University of West Florida suspends two Greek organizations

PENSACOLAuwf suspends fraternity five years for hazingTwo Greek life organizations at a Florida university are being suspended for separate hazing incidents. The Pensacola News-Journal reported that the University of West of Florida announced the sus...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
On the night shift in Seminole Heights, Tampa police keep watch for a killer

On the night shift in Seminole Heights, Tampa police keep watch for a killer

TAMPATampa Police Lt. Gary Neal is almost halfway into his shift when the shots ring out.He jumps into his white 2016 Dodge Charger and races the few blocks from District 3 headquarters to the scene of a drive-by shooting in a city rattled by a strin...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
Tampa couple recounts wrong-way DUI crash on Courtney Campbell Causeway

Tampa couple recounts wrong-way DUI crash on Courtney Campbell Causeway

TAMPA ó Police arrested a 26-year-old man they say drove the wrong way while drunk and caused a multi-vehicle crash that injured several people late Friday on the Courtney Campbell Causeway.Collin John Cole faces two counts of driving under the influ...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
Boater missing in waters north of Bradenton, dog found alive

Boater missing in waters north of Bradenton, dog found alive

CORTEZ ó The Coast Guard and others are scouring the waters near Mead Point, just inland from Anna Maria Island, for a 63-year-old boater who has been missing since Friday evening. Fraser Horne of Cortez left Egmont Key on his 30-foot boat, Golden Ru...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
Florida State routs Delaware State 77-6

Florida State routs Delaware State 77-6

TALLAHASSEE ó Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher longed for his team to play in this type of game throughout its disappointing season.After Hurricane Irma caused a three-week layoff between FSUís first two games, forcing it to play 11 in a row to finis...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
No. 14 UCF rolls Temple 45-19, heads to War on I-4 unbeaten

No. 14 UCF rolls Temple 45-19, heads to War on I-4 unbeaten

PHILADELPHIA ó There were so many reasons for UCF coach Scott Frost to worry about his teamís focus. With a huge game against USF looming, playing an improving Temple team in a stadium where the empty seats outnumbered the filled ones by about a 3-1 ...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Central Florida Animal Reserve ready for public tours

Central Florida Animal Reserve ready for public tours

HOLOPAW ó Gypsy slinked up to a chain link fence to reveal a sleek black coat, fierce canines and heaps of affection for Dr. K. "Simba" Wiltz. When the 17-year-old Asian leopard arrived at the Central Florida Animal Reserve more than a decade ago, sh...
Updated: 13 minutes ago
Gerald McCoy to Ndamukong Suh: ĎLet them remember usí

Gerald McCoy to Ndamukong Suh: ĎLet them remember usí

TAMPA ó In the spring of 2010, one of the biggest debates during the week leading up to the NFL draft was which defensive tackle would be selected first: Nebraskaís Ndamukong Suh or Oklahomaís Gerald McCoy.Both figured to be highly productive NFL pla...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
A welcome return to dominance for the Florida defense

A welcome return to dominance for the Florida defense

GAINESVILLE ó Chauncey Gardner wasnít fooled. He saw UAB snap the ball. He saw the quarterback throw a screen. He saw the receiver fire a second pass downfield. Then a crowd of 84,649 saw the sophomore safety high-point the trick-play pass to earn hi...
Updated: 30 minutes ago