Florida Focus News Brief Feb. 13, 2018

In this news brief: A woman is fatally shot after orchestra practice; A Port Richey woman kidnaps her neighbor’s son; first responders are better prepared after a local medical evaluation exercise; Flu virus is more active this season than all the rest.

Florida Focus News Brief Oct. 11, 2017

 

In this news brief: A house fire in Lakeland leaves one person dead; a bystander is injured in a shooting; police are teaching K-9s water rescue skills; Lowe’s is hiring 200 employees to help Irma recovery efforts; local breweries are working together to make a beer with proceeds going towards hurricane relief.

Florida Focus News Brief March 2, 2017

In this news brief: Tampa Fire Rescue battles a three-alarm fire at a student housing complex; St. Petersburg Police are investigating a fatal shooting; a local-based grocery store is now selling locally roasted coffee; Mosaic expects to spend up to $70 million to fill a Polk County sinkhole; the Strawberry Festival opens today.