ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mac, an alligator snapping turtle that lived at a botanical garden in Florida for more than 50 years, has died.
The turtle died unexpectedly on Monday, according to Dave Biggs, supervisor of Sunken Gardens in St.
ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) — Boston slugger J.D. Martinez is on the Red Sox roster but not in the lineup for Game 1 of their AL Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Martinez missed Tuesday night’s win over the New York Yankees in the AL wild-card game because of a sprained left ankle.
A capsule look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays:
Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at St. Petersburg, Fla., 8:07 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A star stock picker who focuses on innovative companies is leaving New York City and relocating her asset management firm to Florida.
Cathie Wood is a well-known analyst, and founder and CEO of ARK Investment Management LLC.
MOSCOW (AP) — An organization that monitors human rights in the Russian military and provides legal support for conscripts said Wednesday it is ending its work because of new restrictions that could lead to its being designated a foreign agent.
LEALMAN, Fla. (AP) — Deputies shot and killed a Florida man following a domestic dispute Monday night where they said he beat his ex-girlfriend and her child for trying to break up the fight.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida sheriff's deputies fatally shot a domestic violence suspect who refused their orders to drop his gun, officials said Tuesday.
Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call Monday night about a domestic dispute between a woman and her ex-boyfriend, according to St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — An alligator attacked and injured a homeless woman after she fell into a Florida canal on Monday, authorities said.
The woman was resting on a sea wall when she fell into the canal, St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A 23-year-old Florida man was arrested after authorities say he fatally shot a man over a parking spot Saturday.
Gilbert Bush was trying to park in a spot where Charles Edward Bentley was standing with a group of friends.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Zenit St. Petersburg cruised to a 4-0 win over 10-man Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday to stay in contention to advance from a group also containing Juventus and Chelsea.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Friday denied a Florida Republican congressional candidate's petition for a permanent restraining order against a former rival she accused of stalking and plotting to have her murdered by a purported foreign hit squad.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida day care worker is accused of slapping a 4-month-old several times before twisting the baby's leg until it broke, police said.
A family member brought the child to Manatee Memorial Hospital on Sept.
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar's extended partnership with NBC Sports yielded an additional bonus for next year's schedule, which was already earmarked to air a record number of races on network broadcast.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil has triggered a FIFA regulation in a bid to prevent eight players from competing for their respective clubs in the English Premier League this weekend.
They had been called up for World Cup qualifiers but didn't travel after Premier League teams had objected to their players going to South American nations, which are red-listed by the British government because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man shot at several people before a six-hour, rooftop standoff with sheriff's deputies, officials said.
The incident began around 8 p.m. Sunday when deputies were alerted to three “suspicious" men in an area of Dunedin, which is a suburb of St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The coronavirus is disrupting more classrooms in Florida while lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis argue against school mask mandates in a Tallahassee courtroom. Three more school districts held hearings Tuesday to discuss stricter mask policies to avoid more disruptions as more staff and students are sent home due to COVID-19 infections and exposures.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — COVID-19 cases have filled so many Florida hospital beds that ambulance services and fire departments are straining to respond to emergencies.
In St. Petersburg, some patients wait inside ambulances for up to an hour before hospitals can admit them — a process that usually takes about 15 minutes, Pinellas County Administrator Barry Burton said.
The rapidly escalating surge in COVID-19 infections across the U.S. has caused a shortage of nurses and other front-line staff in virus hot spots that can no longer keep up with the flood of unvaccinated patients and are losing workers to burnout and lucrative out-of-state temporary gigs.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Griffin twins are already talking trash, and there’s still nearly three months to go before they’re on opposite sidelines for the first time in their lives.
Teammates at every level of football growing up in St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida men, one of them the brother of an NFL player, have been arrested on murder charges in the 2016 shooting death of a college student.
Donterio Rashad Fowler, 25, and Keondre Quamar Fields, 23, were being held without bail Tuesday following their arrests, Pinellas County jail records show.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — People may experience respiratory problems because of a persistent bloom of toxic red tide off Florida's Gulf Coast, the National Weather Service said Friday.
The service issued a “beach hazards statement” affecting the oceanfront and bayside shores in Pinellas County from 11:30 a.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Amid the stench of dead fish, protesters marched Saturday along Florida's Tampa Bay to call for state assistance in dealing with a growing outbreak of harmful red tide.
More than 100 people took part in the event along the St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge agreed Friday to delay a case in which a Republican congressional candidate claims a GOP rival stalked her and discussed a plot to have her killed.
Pinellas County Circuit Judge Doneene Loar rescheduled the case of candidate Anna Paulina Luna for Sept.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday said its airlines can resume charter flights to Egyptian resorts, which had been banned for more than five years after the suspected bombing of a Russian airliner in which 224 people died.
MOSCOW (AP) — Estonia’s consul in St. Petersburg has been detained after allegedly being caught receiving classified documents, Russia’s Federal Security Service said Tuesday.
The agency statement did not give further information about the detention of Consul Mart Latte but said that “such activities are incompatible with the status of a diplomatic worker and are openly hostile to Russia.”
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — As Spain’s jubilant players sprinted onto the field to celebrate a penalty-shootout victory at the European Championship, Luis Enrique stood alone and simply pumped his fists.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities reported a record-breaking 679 new coronavirus deaths on Friday, a fourth day in a row with the highest daily death toll in the pandemic.
No plans for a lockdown are being discussed, however, the Kremlin insisted.
HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish health authorities have detected a spike in coronavirus cases that has been traced to soccer fans returning from neighboring Russia following European Championship matches in St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Robert Lewandowski had just headed the ball off the crossbar twice in as many seconds when it landed back at his feet.
Standing right in front of Sweden's goal, surely the world player of the year couldn’t fail to score again?
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Claims by a Republican congressional candidate that another GOP hopeful plotted to kill her landed Tuesday in a Florida courtroom.
Anna Paulina Luna, who plans to run for Florida's District 13 seat after losing a race for the slot in 2020 to Democratic U.S.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Remember that longing you felt after an episode of “Sex and the City” to shop at the characters' favorite New York haunts and drink cosmopolitans at the same bars? Or that sense of wanderlust for the seaside cliffs of Ireland after watching “Game of Thrones?”
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Three straight wins, seven goals and its top players with game time in their legs.
For Belgium, the group stage at the European Championship could hardly have gone better.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Sweden is promising a more expansive approach against Slovakia at the European Championship.
That won’t be difficult.
Against Spain in their Group E opener, the Swedes had only 15% possession — the lowest figure on record in the history of the tournament.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Slovakia defender Denis Vavro and a member of the team’s coaching staff have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the European Championship match against Sweden, coach Stefan Tarkovic said Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — With a slick one-two and a beautiful curling shot, Aleksei Miranchuk finally gave Russia something to smile about at the European Championship.
The left-footed playmaker produced the one moment of class in a chaotic game Wednesday to give Russia a 1-0 win over Finland and its first points at Euro 2020.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Lost, perhaps, in the drama surrounding Christian Eriksen’s collapse during Denmark’s game against Finland at the European Championship was the result after play resumed.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar stopped Robert Lewandowski from scoring at one end, and then showed the world player of the year just how to do it on the other.
Underlining his growing importance for a national team that's for so long relied on Marek Hamsik, Skriniar played a crucial role at both ends of the field and scored the winning goal in Slovakia's 2-1 win over Poland on Monday at the European Championship.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Barrel-chested and with braids in his hair, Romelu Lukaku was already looking the part at international level at the tender age of 17 when he scored his first goals for Belgium in a match at Russia in 2010.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Romelu Lukaku’s first thought after scoring at the European Championship wasn’t to celebrate with his Belgium teammates.
Instead, the striker wanted to send a heartfelt message to a close friend who was in the hospital.
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Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says wing back Timothy Castagne will miss the rest of the European Championship after sustaining a double fracture of his right eye socket during the match against Russia.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne will not play for Belgium in Saturday's opening group game against Russia at the European Championship because he is still following an individual training program after an operation on his fractured nose and eye socket.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia winger Andrey Mostovoy was cut from the national team for this year’s European Championship on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus.
Mostovoy is the first player to be cut from a team at the tournament because of the virus.
TUBIZE, Belgium (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne joined up with the Belgium squad on Monday ahead of the European Championship after undergoing a 20-minute operation on his fractured nose and eye socket.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez described De Bruyne’s arrival in the dining hall at the team’s training base in Tubize, just south of Brussels, as the “highlight of the day” as the world’s top-ranked country prepares for its opening match of Euro 2020 — against Russia in St.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday set a tough tone for his upcoming summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, accusing Washington of trying to contain Russia and citing its response to the deadly Jan.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A schoolyard clash over gay Pride flags got some students suspended and others expelled from their Florida middle school. The Pinellas County Sheriff's office is investigating, and a congressman got involved.