Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Here’s the backstory of the Pasco casino boat operator whose ship caught on fire
TamThese drone images, taken on Jan. 16, 2018, show what remains of the casino shuttle ship that caught fire in Pasco County two days earlier, leaving one passenger dead. 
Photos courtesy of Chuck Vincent
By Zachary T. SampsonTimes Staff WriterLong before a shuttle ship from Tropical Breeze Casino caught fire Sunday off the coast of Port Richey, leaving one passenger dead, the company behind the operation was a source...
Students walk across the campus of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, which now functions separately from USF's main campus in Tampa. The schools are separately accredited, they have separate administrations, separate line items in the state budget and they separately measure metrics such as graduation rates. That would change under a bill in the Florida House. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]
In major shift, House bill would turn three USF universities into one
Legislative Assistant Laura McLeod, who was also a former lobbyist, says she left the profession after being sexually harassed by former state Sen. Jack Latvala, R- Clearwater for the last three years. [SCOTT KEELER | Times]
Jack Latvala’s latest accuser: ‘He unbuttoned my jacket and he felt me up.’
Miracle plays like Stefon Diggs's touchdown as time expired in the Vikings' 29-23 victory over the Saints Sunday may be immortalized. But they aren't predictors of future success, writes Times sports columnist Tom Jones. In fact, they are often followed closely by disappointment.   (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Spoiler alert: What happens after Minnesota Miracle and the like