In this Florida Focus News Brief: Tampa International Airport expects to see a massive increase in passenger traffic, Pinellas County beach brawl went viral, Tampa teens charged with animal cruelty, and Tampa Police are going from four wheels to two wheels to keep downtown safer.
In this Florida Focus Environment Brief: Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys this Spring, a solar powered movement is taking route in Florida, and St. Pete is considering investing in fake islands.
In this Florida Focus Military Brief: Florida lawmakers may be called upon to determine if confederate soldiers are eligible Florida Veterans Hall of Fame, Support the Troops and Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay are partnering to refurbish veterans homes and CareerSource is helping out-of-work veterans find work.
In this Florida Focus episode: John Johnchuck’s defense agrees with the state; Hillsborough County’s fastest electric-vehicle charging station unveiled; Building partially collapses due to water main break; Three women are found squatting in a soldier’s home; Florida Strawberry Festival celebrates 80 years.
In this Florida Focus episode: the State Board of Education wants lawmakers to reconsider class sizes, Hillsborough School District is recruiting new special education teachers and a new STEM program is making its way to students through skating.
In this Florida Focus Episode: A Tarpon Springs home catches fire; Tampa Police battle a new crime trend targeting food delivery drivers; Moffitt receives grant for cancer research; gas prices begin to rise; 19 manatees are rescued from a drain pipe.
In this Florida Focus episode: USF wants to bring its medical school campus to downtown Tampa; prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in a Bradenton triple murder; a 16-year-old boy faces charges for manipulating a girl into texting nude photos; a Bradenton man is facing charges for a crime committed 20 years ago; Florida is number one for Obamacare enrollments; a freeze warning will be in effect for most of the Bay Area.
In this Florida Focus episode: Florida tourism reaches an all-time high; $15,000 reward offered for locating missing Brandon woman; guards shoot and kill an armed man in a St. Pete convenience store; USF Sundome ranks fifth best in university venues; a new baby gorilla is born at Busch Gardens.
In this Florida Focus episode: A Riverview man stabs and shoots his wife; A Lake Wales police officer is charged with having sex with a minor; Toyota plans to replace sticky dashboards; Designs for a new St. Pete Pier is introduced; Lowry Park Zoo offers Valentine’s Day fun.
In this Florida Focus Military Brief: Department of Veterans Affairs continues efforts to decrease veteran homelessness; Brian Rothenberger tells us about a federal program that allows law enforcement agencies to purchase recycled military weapons; military suicide rates are declining.
In today’s episode of Florida Focus: doctors say St. Pete man is too incompetent to stand trial; Jeb Bush releases thousands of e-mails to the public; Home Depot adds over a thousand jobs to the Tampa Bay market; Feeding America Tampa Bay teams with the State Fair; the USF women’s basketball team makes history.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Veronica Beltran introduces the Merry Christmas,Charlie Brown exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center; Julius Bzozowski shows us a variety of merchants serving their treats in holiday flavors.
In today’s episode of Florida Focus: a police officer shot and killed a firefighter; a motorcyclist died in a crash earlier this morning; Metropolitan Ministries is serving families this holiday season; and Bay St has been transformed into an ice palace.
In today’s episode of Florida Focus: Veterans Day celebrations; a hole opens up under pasco county driveway; early morning st.pete shooting; novacharge pushing to have more car charging stations installed around the bay area.
In today’s episode of Florida Focus: A drilling rig accident causes the Kennedy Blvd. Bridge to close; Pinellas Park Police have a bizarre encounter with a suspect; a terror suspect is sentenced in Pinellas County; USF honors Veteran’s Day with a chili cook off; The Blue Ocean Film Festival kicks off in St. Petersburg.