In this news brief: home market tracker Zillow says Tampa has the nation’s third-fastest appreciating housing market; a man is arrested for swinging swords at a Brooksville Wal-Mart; Hillsborough’s Department of Health issues advisory warnings for two local beaches owing to the presence of enterococci bacteria; Publix, a Lakeland-based grocery chain, ranks third out of 100 companies for social responsibility and emotional appeal according to a national consumer survey; TripAdvisor ranks Clearwater beach number one in the nation and number 20 in the world.
In this news brief: A suspect is in custody for a series of gas station robberies; an abortion lawsuit bill narrowly passes a Florida house panel;the first Sprouts Farmers Market in Florida is now open; Bradenton public transportation could be taking to the water; kids will now eat free at Steak N Shake any time any day.
In this news brief: Deputies shot and killed a Hernando County man who broke into a home; a man is dead after a hit-and-run in Tampa; Pinellas County deputies have arrested a corrections officer for DUI; Body cam footage show a dramatic car rescue in Pasco County; the largest-ever traffic study ranks congestion in cities worldwide; the University of South Florida earns the 2016 Tree Campus USA.
In this health brief: headphones advertised with kid friendly features can cause permanent damage in young users; a new health care clinic that is benefiting the whole Tampa bay community, especially Spanish speaking patients is up and running.
In this news brief: 11 year-old Jenna Irmler has Asperger’s Syndrome and was found 30 miles from her Brandon home today after reports that she was missing yesterday; a woman warned a burglar that she was armed, and shot him when he ignored her; Winn-Dixie is revamping their private label brands; Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office hosts “coffee with a cop” at a local McDonalds stay involved with the community.
In this news brief: a man is in custody today after fatally shooting a bar cook; a 15-year-old is accused of killing his mother’s boyfriend; forty two people are arrested in a Polk County undercover sex offender investigation; the Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department is closing their door due to violations; today is the second annual Florida Craft Beer Day.
In this news brief: the search continues for a missing plane and its three passengers; an elderly woman escapes an early morning fire; one dog is shot and another is in animal control custody after a pit bull attacked a Lakeland Electric employee; Pasco County is exploring a new way to help their homeless population.
In this news brief: A shooter who shot two people in Plant City is still at large; a murder suspect surrenders; an abortion lawsuit bill allows women to sue their doctors; severe northeast weather has cancelled numerous flights out of Tampa International; fair opens today.
In this news brief: A highwire accident injures Sarasota circus performers; Tampa’s fire department rescued a man from inside a garbage truck; A standing room-only crowd gathered to discuss new medical marijuana rules for Floridians; An apartment fire claims the lives of two dogs; Tampa police and fire rescue are making their television debut on a new reality show.
In this news brief: President Donald Trump visits MacDill Air Force Base; a Bradenton man is in custody following a police standoff; Pasco County launches a recycling survey designed to better understand residents habits; a police dog and his partner are back to work.
In this environment brief: the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission finds a Florida Panther outside its known breeding range; the Rising Tide Exhibit at Busch Gardens is developing sustainable aquaculture; the number of manatees killed in Florida reaches an all-time high; the Florida Aquarium and Cuba are working together to preserve coral reefs.
In this episode, A serial robber hits his fourth store in less than 24 hours; A car theft ring is broken up; black Friday shopping commences; Hillsborough commissioners are sworn in; free ferry rides to St. Pete tomorrow
In this episode: A stolen vehicle was involved in a crash ; a Police officer was involved in a wrong way crash; a marijuana operation was discovered; Pendas law-firm kicked off their Turkey giveaway event and the Newsome High school band participates in the Thanksgiving Day parade.
In this episode: measles have been eliminated from the United States, and the World Health Organization says this is the first time it’s happened in an entire region; yogis from around the Bay Area gather in St. Pete to enjoy a yoga workout with beer and music.
In this episode: a motorcyclist crashes into the barrier wall on southbound I-275, flips into northbound lanes, and an oncoming Pinellas patrol car accidentally hits him; the USF student who reported a robbery earlier this week admits she fabricated the story, is charged with false reporting; a suspect from yesterday’s Chase bank robbery is identified; Florida Highway Patrol is hosting a job fair; big-cat rescue sanctuaries from across the country are working with Big Cat Rescue Tampa to give five tigers a new home.
In this episode: a toddler is hospitalized after being shot, police believe it was accidental; the University of South Florida is warning students to stay alert after a student is robbed on campus; a 15 year-old is arrested in Manatee County for having marijuana stuffed down one sock, and meth stuffed down the other; Pasco County Fire Rescue is supplying and installing smoke detectors for those who need them; pig carcasses block northbound lanes on I-75.