The Times and The Forum Ditch St. Pete NameSt. Petersburg, Fla. - In a move to better identify with it's readers in the Tampa Bay Area the St. Petersburg Times is changing their name to The Tampa Bay Times as of January 1, 2012.
New, Sweeter, Strawberry Variety DevelopedWIMAUMA, Fla. (AP) — Researchers have developed a sweeter, earlier-blossoming strawberry variety that has Florida farmers excited about future growing seasons.
Intruder Drains Tampa YMCA Pool, Costing $3,000TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A YMCA in Tampa is out more than $3,000 when someone emptied every drop of water from the facility's pool.
Florida Judge Backs Off Decision To Use Sharia Law In Mosque LawsuitA Tampa-area judge who originally planned to use Islamic law to decide a lawsuit against a mosque cited that the court would not intervene in a church matter and ordered the case to be dismissed.
Deputies: Motorcyclist jumped off Skyway bridgeST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the search is on for a motorcyclist who jumped off the Sunshine Skyway bridge.
Tampa crane operator injured in dock collapseTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a crane operator was injured when the dock under the machinery collapsed in Tampa.