In this Florida Focus Environment Brief: spoil islands serve as dumping grounds for dredged sand in Tampa Bay; Sea turtles are coming to nest; a national environmental group wants to stop a popular tourist tradition to protect manatees.
In this Florida Focus Episode: A Ruskin mail man causes a commotion in D.C.; A woman robbed a Circle K in Pinellas Park; A Pasco County break-in leads to a shooting. The Tampa city council is deciding on the Hillsborough River sea wall graffiti; The playoffs start tonight in Tampa for the Lightning.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: A bus carrying Moon Lake elementary students crashed this afternoon; Parents are offering a reward for their missing teen; Downtown Tampa will be a flurry of basketball fans this weekend; A pilots’ strike affecting Allegiant Airline is now on hold; Florida residents and visitors will be able to fish without a license.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: Some Florida state senators want to make it easier for police to enforce the law; A bizarre early morning hit-and-run ends with a shooting; Hillsborough County deputies are looking for two masked burglars; A dispute between a Tampa panhandler and a veteran has gone viral; You may soon be writing a check to a new cable provider.
In this Florida Focus episode: A tragic murder-suicide occurs in Pasco County; The I-4 corridor brings a population boom to Tampa Bay; Channelside Cinemas opens back up for the Gasparilla Film Festival; Zephyrhills High School students are banned from going to the bathroom alone; Tampa Bay police officers raise money for the special olympics.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: A Bradenton man was murdered in his home this morning; A plane crashed into the back porch of a Citrus County home; Clearwater Police make an arrest for the 2006 murder of a security guard; SeaWorld is taking on their critics with an aggressive new ad campaign; More headaches for commuters in Tampa.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: A murder case that opened almost 30 years ago closed today; A fire ripped through an apartment complex in Tampa; A Bay Area city wants to ban e-cigarettes in Citrus County buildings; A new bill is proposed that would allow liquor to be sold in Florida grocery stores; USF is ranked number two in overall performance for the second straight year; A rescued manatee is returned to its home.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: Florida is the latest victim of a cyber security attack, the USF School of Mass Communications is receiving a 10 million dollar gift, police are searching for a suspect who attempted to kidnap a boy, deputies are conducting a murder investigation in Pasco county, and the Florida Aquarium is celebrating their 20th anniversary.