This episode of Florida Focus, for Oct. 6, covers news from around the region and state.
Thousands of Hillsborough County voters received mail-in ballots this week. Voters will be able to request mail-in ballots until Oct. 29.
Clearwater Police are searching for two suspects using stolen credit cards from vehicle burglaries.
A 15-year-old Tarpon Springs girl was the victim of a hit and run accident. The girl was seriously injured and airlifted to a nearby hopsital. The driver later returned and was arrested for fleeing the scene of a crime.
A seaplane crashed during a lesson near Davis Islands Park, police reported that two people were rescued and they are in good condition.
East Lake Community Library offers a Halloween costume swap for parents. Costumes can be swapped or bought new for $5. All proceeds will go to the library.