Down a quarterback, USF's skid continues at No. 25 Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — On a frigid night when adversity’s biting gusts could have chilled USF to the bone, at least credit the Bulls for not shivering. With starting quarterback Blake Barnett (shoulder soreness) not suited up, the kickoff temperature (28 degrees) the lowest ever registered in a USF game, and the Bulls riding a two-game skid, …

Jemele Hill's vote was nearly derailed by a tweet, but it will count

When she registered to vote in Florida, Jemele Hill chose to affiliate with the Republican Party.The decision, she said, was pragmatic. “I just have noticed in other voter suppression situations or states where this is a real issue, black Democratic voters are often targeted,” she said. “I thought registering as a Democrat would be basically …

Weekend rewind: Trump returns to Florida for DeSantis; Yoga studio shooter had

Catching you up on the news you may have missed over the weekend. Trump makes closing argument for Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott in Pensacola rally Three days before Election Day, Ron DeSantis joined the man who has played a larger role than any other person or issue in skyrocketing his career from Freedom Caucus congressman …

Spooky spirits and tasty treats make Halloween movie night right

Lawns sprout campy tombstones. Skeletons hang out on doorsteps. And, if you drop by the St. Petersburg neighborhood of Old Northeast, aliens invade houses in Steven Spielberg-worthy style. When October hits, we have a nationally approved excuse to overload on candy and let our imaginations go wild. And what better way to do that than …

Hillsborough Sheriff: Double homicide at apartment, suspect in custody

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double homicide after discovering the bodies of a woman and a boy in an apartment Sunday evening. About 6:47 p.m., Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister said authorities received a 911 call from a man, saying he’d been in an altercation at the Mariner’s Cove Apartments. Deputies …