Florida Focus News Brief Feb. 8, 2018

In this news brief: an attempted kidnapping leads to increased police presence in a St. Petersburg neighborhood; Hillsborough County detectives need your help identifying two home invasion suspects; the founder of the 1-800-ASK-Gary hotline is arrested for DUI; it’s opening day for the Florida State Fair.

Pasco County officials warn about mail ballot scams

This episode of Florida Focus covers news from around the region and from around the state for Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Pasco County election officials issued a warning about mail ballot scams.

A wrong-way driver was charged with a DUI on the Veterans Expressway.

Red light cameras in St. Petersburg were deactivated.

A suspicious white substance resulted in an evacuation, and a homeless shelter in St. Petersburg received $6 million.

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