Florida Focus Nov. 14, 2016

In this episode: authorities respond to a fire inside a vacant mobile home and discovered anti-Trump messages on the neighboring home; one woman is dead and another is injured after their vehicle falls from a highway overpass; it’s Fraud Awareness Week and Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting workshops to protect you; a new mobile app launches for Hart Buses in the USF and Carrollwood areas; a new art museum to break ground in St. Pete.



Florida Focus News Brief Oct. 6, 2016

In this episode: Governor Rick Scott warns Floridians to evacuate and stay alert; Bay Area schools close and blood banks reach out to donors as the east coast braces for Hurricane Matthew; residents can sign up for Alert Tampa to stay updated on the storm and other emergency notifications; authorities search for the man who robbed a Sarasota Walgreens with a knife.


Florida Focus News Brief Sep. 26, 2016

In this episode: an elderly woman is injured when a car crashes into her home; Governor Rick Scott issued a new emergency rule; care for transgender patients is being offered in southwest and central Florida; a pilot program is expanding streetcar services in Ybor and downtown Tampa; and red tide has been detected in bay area beaches.re


Florida Focus Education Brief Sep. 23, 2016

In this episode: Hillsborough County Deputies designed a campaign to educate drivers about bus safety; a study says that the learning gap between higher and lower income students is closing; the University of South Florida ranks 9th nationwide for universities granted patents; the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) now has more autism-accessible experiences.


Florida Focus News Brief Sep. 22, 2016

In this episode: immigration suspects fleeing from a minivan close down Interstate 75; a man is wanted for violating his parole and faces charges of assault of a law enforcement officer; and ATM skimming device was discovered inside a Bradenton 7-Eleven; twenty museums are participating in Free Museum Day; Lakeland now has a pizza vending machine.