Study: Moon was deformed early in its history
A study published this week in the journal Nature explains the moon is slightly squashed and has two large bulges.
Beer sales score big in Germany during World Cup
As Germany's soccer team made its way to the championship game, the brews flowed even more freely than usual.
Humane Act would fast track 'voluntary returns'
In response to the border crisis, a movement is underway in Congress to put Central American children on a fast track out of the United…
Depression increases dementia risk, study says
The journal Neurology released the findings of a study suggesting it's depression that contributes to dementia.
Median family wealth fell 36% in a decade
If I had to pick one number that the 2014-midterm elections ought to be about, it would be 36 percent. That is how much the wealth of…
Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Bertha has formed, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
Officials hoping leaky reservoir holds water
As millions of gallons of water poured into the C.W. Bill Young Water Reservoir in Lithia Thursday, officials who operate the facility…
TRAFFIC: NB US 301 closed at Alafia River
All northbound lanes of US Hwy 301 are closed at the Alafia River while crews repair a water main break. Commuters should take alternate routes.
Polk teacher arrested after jail phone call
A Bartow Middle School teacher was jailed Wednesday over her phone conversation with an inmate at Polk County Jail.
Jury finds Richard McTear guilty of murder
A Tampa jury on Thursday found 26-year-old Richard McTear guilty of first-degree murder in the 2009 death of a 3-month-old boy. …