Judge: BP's Reckless Conduct Caused Gulf Oil Spill BP bears the majority of responsibility among the companies involved in the nation's worst offshore oil spill, a federal judge ruled Thursday, citing the energy giant's reckless conduct in a ruling that exposes the company to billions of dollars in penalties.
Tropical Depression Forms Off Gulf Coast Of Mexico Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.
Panel Recommends Denying Drilling Permit In SW Fla
International Trips You Can Do In A WeekendMany international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
2 Men Swim To Shore After Boat Sinks In Gulf Sheriff's deputies say two men swam to shore after their boat sank off Pinellas County.
US Senate Looks At Troubled Oyster Industry The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee is holding a field hearing in the Panhandle to hear first-hand about the near-collapse of the state's oyster industry.
84-Year-Old Woman Attacked By Rare Bacteria In Gulf, Loses LegA rare bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico has left a woman fighting for her life.
Police: Fishermen Find $2.5 Million Worth Of Cocaine In GulfThis wasn’t the “catch of the day” these fishermen expected.
Fla. AG Files Suit Against BP Over 2010 Spill Attorney General Pam Bondi has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP and Halliburton over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
No Central Agency Oversees, Inspects Cruise Ships A byzantine maze of maritime rules and regulations, fragmented oversight and a patchwork quilt of nations that do business with cruise lines make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety record of the ship they're about to board in what for many is the vacation of a lifetime.
Blast Victims' Relatives Weigh In On BP Plea Deal
US Coast Guard Searches for 3 Missing Boaters in Hernando Beach
Gov. Rick Scott Announces Senate RunFlorida Gov. Rick Scott formally announced his run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson.
Topless Protester Charges Bill CosbyA topless protester with "Women's Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday.
Best Party Beaches Around Tampa BayIt's illegal to drink alcohol on most of Tampa Bay's beaches - unless you know about these next six locations.