In this episode: Devon Lee Freeman is in custody, charged with second-degree murder for fatally shooting a Bradenton teen; Clearwater police are searching for a serial armed robber, suspected of hitting two Wal-Mart stores as well as a Seven-Eleven; a Disaster Recovery Center opens in Manatee County to assist victims of Hurricane Matthew; new bike lanes are coming to down town Tampa; the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate our veterans with camouflage warm-up jerseys, holiday cards from fans to troops overseas during the Lightning’s Military Night at Amalie Arena.
In this episode: Tampa Police Department is making sure registered sex offenders and predators are not enticing children trick-or-treating tonight; Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence is the first of many campaigning in the Bay Area this week; a $10,000 reward is being offered for tips that lead to an arrest after a hit and run accident in Polk County; six Bay Area hospitals receive an “A” for patient safety.
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: an experimental drug is showing great promise in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease; sitting for long periods of time can affect your health according to a recent science advisory; researchers are developing an edible battery; and Tampa Bay area’s first medical marijuana dispensary is now open.
In this Florida Focus news brief: a multi-car accident leaves two children and three adults dead; a car crashed into the garage of a Lutz home early this morning; an overnight robbery turned into a homicide at a Polk county gas station; a large housing project was approved in Florida; and this weekend is your last chance to check out the Hillsborough County Fair.
In this episode: Hillary Clinton held a rally in downtown Tampa on her birthday; Pinellas voting equipment was publicly tested as election day nears; Tampa’s Citizen Review Board took a closer look at police officers’ use of body cameras; a Tarpon Springs woman found a kitten in her fender well.
In this episode: the Florida Democratic Party wants to suspend the Provisional Ballot Law so that newly registered but unverified voters can participate in early voting, but a federal judge denied the request; presidential campaigns are spending top dollar in our state, according to Politico; the nay area leads in sales for single family homes; Hillsborough county fair offers wholesome family fun.
In this episode: A mall fire rips through a shopping center on Hillsborough Ave; a Saint Pete officer is on administrative leave for his second DUI arrest; Florida gets a minimum wage increase of five cents; results from the University of South Florida election straw poll.
In this episode: Florida voter registration has been extended; Bill Clinton comes to Safety Harbour tonight while Donald Trump plans to campaign in Lakeland tomorrow; Hurricane Matthew has caused 80 insurance claims in Bay area counties; clown costumes have been pulled from local Goodwill shelves; the Tampa Police Department pays tribute to Lois Marrero.
In this episode: Florida earned an “F” in medical transparency, making it difficult for patients to compare prices and services among heath care providers; University of South Florida Professor Juan Sanchez-Ramos is using a nasal spray to treat Huntington’s Disease; the demand for home caregivers is increasing in Florida as the baby boomer population continues to age; Florida schools would need to triple the number of registered nurses to meet the recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics; hospitals in the Bay Area are now available for virtual care through websites and mobile apps.
In this episode: Sewage problems spread across the Bay area following Hurricane Hermine; Clearwater Police participated in opioid overdose training; City officials released new details about a High-Speed Ferry service; The church of Scientology hosted a prayer party for International Day of Peace.
In this episode: an American Airlines plane made an emergency landing; Pinellas County met to discuss controlling Zika; Polk County is testing residential water quality on the heels of a sinkhole at Mosaic; plans to demolish parts of Channelside were proposed today.
In this episode a 17 month-old toddler was fatally shot; a man turns himself in after attacking his girlfriend and boss; a Saint Petersburg police officer is under investigation for domestic battery; Krispy Kreme celebrates “Talk Like a Pirate Day”.
In this episode: surveillance video of suspected serial burglar released; high school student arrested for laced gummy worms; Allegiant Airlines adds two new St.Pete Clearwater airport routes; Dade City Police Department reveals safe space to exchange goods sold online; Amalie Arena pulls off quick turnaround for play-off game.
In this episode: Pinellas schools are facing a federal civil rights review; a new way to buy used cars is coming to the Bay Area; a house fire in Brandon exposes a marijuana grow house; brain training exercises may help senior drivers keep their licenses longer; Sun n’ Fun begins today at Lakeland.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Governor Scott signs a bill for rape kit testing; five people are on the loose after robbing a Sprint store; a wrong-way driver was intercepted in Hillsborough County; Tampa is ranked as the fifteenth worst region for traffic congestion; a new people mover is coming to Tampa International Airport.
In this episode a tanker leaves one person dead and 1-75 closed for hours; Wawa is seeking to hire thousands of workers in six states; One-hundred-fifty-five Pinellas students will receive college scholarships tomorrow; and The Straz Center plans on expanding onto the Hillsborough River.
In this episode: a standoff in St. Pete; three dead after a stolen vehicle crashes into cemetery pond; Pasco County Task Force is meeting to find a solution for traffic; MCAT buses transport passengers across county lines; and parts of Pinellas County are enforcing new water restrictions.