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  • Retired police officer charged in Florida theater killing

    WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Authorities say a retired Tampa police officer has been charged with fatally shooting a man during an argument over cellphone use at a Florida theater. Pasco County Sheriff's spokeswoman Melanie Snow said two couples had been...
  • Jack Tuell dies at 90; bishop had late-life change of mind on gay ordination, marriage

    Jack Tuell dies at 90; bishop had late-life change of mind on gay ordination, marriage
    When retired Methodist bishop Jack Tuell was asked how he changed his mind on issues of gay ordination and gay marriage, he explained it simply: "I changed my mind when I changed my heart." But the answer was more complicated. Tuell, 90, a prominent...
  • Retired police captain held in Florida shooting; texting sparked spat

    Retired police captain held in Florida shooting; texting sparked spat
    It was supposed to be a rare afternoon off for a Florida couple who put their young daughter in day care and went to see the matinee of the recently released military flick, “Lone Survivor.” Instead of violence staying safely on the movie...
  • Texting argument leads to fatal theater shooting, police say

    Texting argument leads to fatal theater shooting, police say
    A dispute over texting in a Florida movie theater left a man dead, a woman wounded and a retired police officer charged with second-degree murder on Monday, officials said. A spokesman for the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office told The Times that...
  • Killed for texting in Florida: What in the wired world is going on?

    Killed for texting in Florida: What in the wired world is going on?
    Forget it, Jake, it’s Florida. That may be as good an explanation as any to explain the fatal shooting of a (texting) man at a movie theater in Wesley Chapel, Fla., on Monday. But is it really that simple, that random, that inane? Details are...
  • Ways for the Dodgers to juice up their off-season profile

    Ways for the Dodgers to juice up their off-season profile
    Yawn, the Dodgers are still there. Still looking extremely formidable, but with precious little new activity to get the fan base all riled anew. And it could easily end this way, too, the Dodgers filling some utility and bullpen roles and still...
  • Utah weighs impact of ruling allowing gay marriage

    Utah weighs impact of ruling allowing gay marriage
    SALT LAKE CITY — Wade Hunt could see change looming on the horizon, a stubborn movement to legalize gay marriage that crept toward Utah's Mormon faithful state by state, one same-sex wedding at a time. But he never dreamed it would reach here....
  • U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'

    U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'
    WASHINGTON — Army Capt. Brian Dowling was leading his Special Forces team through a steep mountain pass in eastern Afghanistan when insurgents ambushed his patrol, leaving two of his soldiers pinned down with life-threatening wounds. After a...
  • Beached whale, already near death, is euthanized with 6-foot needle

    Beached whale, already near death, is euthanized with 6-foot needle
    A beached whale that stranded itself off the coast near Tampa, Fla., early Thursday was euthanized later in the day, but not before attracting hundreds of onlookers. The 30-foot sperm whale was about 20 feet offshore and near death already,  the...
  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal
    SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
  • Corey Perry could join Ryan Getzlaf on Ducks' bench tonight

    Corey Perry could join Ryan Getzlaf on Ducks' bench tonight
    The Ducks’ powerful first line might be two players down tonight in Tampa Bay. Center Ryan Getzlaf was declared out for a third game this morning after prematurely ending his return to practice ice Wednesday in Tampa. Getzlaf¬†suffered an upper...