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.
In this episode: Bay Area religious leaders are demanding an end to the death penalty in Florida; a standoff with Pasco Police ends up with a death; a box truck driver is safe after plunging into Sarasota Bay; celebrating National Pasta Day in our area.
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.
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
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.
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.
In this episode: body of missing Sarasota kayaker found; a bus crash causes traffic on State Road 60; blood donations needed because of Zika virus; Mayor Buckhorn invites Paypal to build headquarters in Tampa.
In this episode an update on an officer shot in the line of duty; Tampa car dealerships are on alert after car thefts stole eight cars; a protester showed up to a Rays spring training game Saturday; and Moffitt Cancer Center teams up with local beauty salons.
In this episode of Florida Focus: cigarettes start house fires, new bus program gets implemented, cheaper ferry rides, strawberries recovering from a warm winter, the Florida Aquarium takes a research trip to Cuba, and there’s another winning lottery ticket out there.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: burglary in a north Tampa gun shop; red tide levels increase in Sarasota and Manatee counties; St. Pete/Clearwater airport sees record growth thanks to Allegiant Airlines; Amazon job fair in Ruskin; and the Hillsborough county fair is coming to town.