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Romano: The Tampa Bay sewage 'scandal,' in three acts

You can call it a scandal, and perhaps history will soon agree. Maybe all of the investigations and probes will point to a recognizable villain, and we'll start referring to the whole affair …

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Even if the water is contaminated, these Hillsborough residents won't leave

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Whatever happened to the Trump Tower Tampa site and other big projects planned for the bay area?

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Tampa ranked one of nation's best cities to celebrate Oktoberfest

Tampa ranked one of nation's best cities to celebrate Oktoberfest

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Food as art at the Dalí Museum

Food as art at the Dalí Museum

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Top things to do today

Top things to do today

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Find local scares at Tampa Bay haunted houses

Find local scares at Tampa Bay haunted houses

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  1. PolitiFact Florida: Koch-backed group makes outdated attack on Rep. Patrick Murphy

    State Roundup

    An antiregulation group is accusing U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy of wanting to use the Senate to adopt policies that would raise the cost of just about everything, starting with your utility bills.

    A flier links surging utility prices to Patrick Murphy.
  2. Demeanor, truth, specifics are key things to watch in the first presidential debate

    State Roundup

    Donald Trump, let's face it, is the true star of the first presidential debate. Love him or hate him, we can't avert our eyes from the showman, especially on an occasion like tonight's faceoff. It could be a turning point in this bizarre, dispiriting and very close presidential election, and because of Trump, we know …

    The debate room where presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will be on stage for the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., seen Sunday during preparations. (Sam Hodgson/The New York Times)
  3. AP Sources: LSU fires Les Miles, Cam Cameron, promotes Ed Orgeron

    College

    Two people familiar with the decision say LSU has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach.

    Les Miles looks on during LSU's game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. [Getty Images]
  4. REMEMBERING JOSE FERNANDEZ

    Blogs

    Miami Marlins pitcher and former Alonso High School star Jose Fernandez was killed early this morning in a boating accident in Miami Beach.

    Alonso pitcher Jose Fernandez shows off the ball that was caught for the last out of a dramatic Class 6A state semifinal, won by Alonso 7-5 over Park Vista after a two-run homer by Fernandez in the top of the seventh inning.
  5. Rays strike out 23 times, lose to Red Sox in 10 (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — It was a day when the Rays set the wrong record, striking out a franchise-high 23 times in a 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Red Sox during the final game this season at Tropicana Field.

    Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia (15) celebrates his home run with Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) at the top of the third during the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox on Tropicana Field on Sept. 5, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
  6. Fernandez's boating death brings back memories of Tim Crews tragedy

    Human Interest

    The reaction was sadly familiar for Mike Hargrove when he heard Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez had died in a boating crash — disbelief.

    Cleveland Indians manager Mike Hargrove, right, pauses with his team for a moment of silence in this 1994 photo for Indians pitchers Tim Crews and Steve Olin. The two men died from injuries in a central Florida boating accident. [AP, 1994]
  7. Lightning to honor Lecavalier on Oct. 18

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — Former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier was a surprise special guest at Sunday's Fan Fest, getting a standing ovation from the crowd of season-ticket holders as he was introduced.

  8. Photo gallery: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams

    Blogs

    View a gallery of photos from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans are seen in the stands during the second quarter against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.
  9. Descended from a slave, this family helped Obama open first National Museum of African American History

    Human Interest

    WASHINGTON - The United States' first African-American president was center stage at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday. He was a symbol of the country's progress, but he wanted to remind the audience of the nation's not-so-distant past.

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle join the Bonner family, including 99-year-old Ruth Odom Bonner, as she rings the freedom bell from the Williamsburg first baptist church founded in 1776. It was to commemorate the opening of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday.  [Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton]
  10. Bucs rookie Lambert to start at DE for Ayers vs. Rams

    Blogs

    The Bucs have undrafted rookie DaVonte Lambert starting at defensive end today against the Rams -- not second-round pick Noah Spence -- with starter Robert Ayers out with an ankle injury.

    Davonte Lambert made his NFL debut last week at Arizona.

Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics

Winner of the week

Carlos Lopez-Cantera. For most of the summer, the lieutenant governor and Miami Republican was hardly visible, almost in political exile. But since September began, Gov. Rick Scott suddenly has Lopez-Cantera back in the public eye, hitting the road, touring businesses, visiting schools and attending meetings....

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Chuck Hernandez, home in Tampa for a day from working as a coach in the Braves instructional league, got an early morning call from his son with the news.

Former Marlins coach Chuck Hernandez reflects on Jose Fernandez

Of all the people who worked with Jose Fernandez during his pro baseball career, Tampa's Chuck Hernandez, who was his first pitching coach with the Marlins, had among the closest connections, which made Sunday's news so staggering....

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Davonte Lambert made his NFL debut last week at Arizona.

Bucs rookie Lambert to start at DE for Ayers vs. Rams

The Bucs have undrafted rookie DaVonte Lambert starting at defensive end today against the Rams -- not second-round pick Noah Spence -- with starter Robert Ayers out with an ankle injury....

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