In this news brief: several Bay Area post offices are open late today so people can make tonight’s tax day deadline; two people are injured after a boat catches on fire in Coquina Key; heavy fires inside a New Tampa Jersey Mike’s damage three neighboring businesses; an overnight house fire in Wimauma sends one person to the hospital; Tampa International Airport releases more plans for its billion-dollar renovations; the first and second rounds of March Madness are returning to Tampa in 2020.
In this news brief: crews in Pasco County are getting closer to containing four Pasco County wildfires; Pasco Sheriff’s Office is looking for two masked thieves who robbed a Wesley Chapel 7-11; a USF St. Petersburg historian is charged with child pornography; wildlife officials are asking parents to avoid buying ducks for Easter baskets; local tax service agencies like H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt will have extended business hours this weekend to help you file your taxes.
In this news brief: Florida ranks second for the highest pedestrian deaths; five men are arrested in an undercover prostitution bust; two fifteen-year-old boys are arrested for robbing a school’s campus store; Tarpon Springs announces a new interactive app.
In this news brief: a Riverview teen is charged with the murder of his mother; an undercover investigation leads to over 100 arrests; a man is sentenced to seven years in federal prison for scheming to sell Social Security checks; a new grocery service delivers Costco groceries without a membership.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Governor Scott signs a bill for rape kit testing; five people are on the loose after robbing a Sprint store; a wrong-way driver was intercepted in Hillsborough County; Tampa is ranked as the fifteenth worst region for traffic congestion; a new people mover is coming to Tampa International Airport.
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.
In this Florida Focus News Brief: a car hits into a local ice cream shop; a mall jewelry store is robbed; Rick Scott’s approval is low in Florida; a brewery is closed for violations; travel tips for the Thanksgiving.