Florida Focus News Brief March 7, 2016

In this episode: a sixteen-car nightmare crash on the Howard Frankland; new pedestrian traffic signals at an East Tampa intersection; Marco Rubio rally at the Tampa Convention Center; an apartment that caught fire twice in one day; and cold weather escape preparation at Tampa International Airport.

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Florida Focus News Brief March 2, 2016

In this episode: a nine-year-old girl is hit while waiting to board her school bus, two people and their dog are killed in a Lakeland mobile home fire, gas prices continue to rise, President Obama announces a historic trip to Cuba with the Tampa Bay Rays and the bay area ranks in the top 50 best metropolitan areas to live nationwide.

 

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Florida Focus News Brief Feb. 10, 2016

In this episode: a student was arrested for loading a gun on a school bus, a shoplifter’s death is ruled a homicide, arrests are made in a string of car burglaries, a stolen car is crashed through a house, and the Medical Center of Trinity is lighting up red.

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Florida Focus Feb. 9, 2016

In this episode: Tampa Bay Crime Stoppers is working to deter gun violence; a Florida law firm is filing an energy drink lawsuit; medical marijuana legalization is resurfacing in the Florida House; Tampa Bay’s tourism industry is growing; the Tampa Bay Rays are releasing ticket promotions.

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Florida Focus 11-5-2015

In this Florida Focus brief, record high temperatures in Tampa for the month of November; Governor Rick Scott is asking lawmakers for one billion dollars in tax cuts; two people have died after their car crashes into a West Tampa home; a police raid uncovers a Tampa grow house; and Tampa gets a first look at the film “Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History.”

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Florida Focus 04-23-2015

In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Bay Area schools want guidelines for social media communication; the Kindness Corner bench is helping fulfill children’s emotional needs; a Florida bill would let students attend any school in the state.

 

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