Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Sunshine Skyway Bridge spanning Tampa Bay (photo credit:

Florida Man Accidentally Falls Off Bridge While Changing Tire

A Florida man accidentally fell 30 feet from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge while attempting to change the tire on his vehicle.


(Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip To Siesta Key

Siesta Key is a great place for any beach bum seeking a relaxing getaway on what most consider one of Tampa Bay’s most pleasant barrier islands. At Siesta Key, you won’t find the typical beach crowd that always leads to noise and confusion. Forget about parking woes, watching for glass in the sand and dodging cigarette butts; Siesta Key is pure beach vacation bliss.


Tropical Storm Debby

T.S. Debby closes Tampa Bay Area Bridges

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities across the Tampa Bay area are asking residents and tourists to stay away from flooded streets as Tropical Storm Debby remains nearly stationary in the Gulf of Mexico. Some […]

CBS Tampa–06/25/2012


Debby’s Slow March Through Gulf Drenches Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Debby whipped Florida with bands of drenching rain Monday while its center was nearly stationary in the Gulf of Mexico. Its slow progress means the most pressing threat from the […]

CBS Tampa–06/24/2012

(Photo credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Pinellas Park Man Survives Suicide Jump off Skyway Bridge

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Deputies say a 36-year-old man is in good condition after jumping off the Sunshine Skyway bridge, which spans Tampa Bay.

CBS Tampa–02/03/2012

Coast guard and military search for survivor. (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

Deputies: Motorcyclist jumped off Skyway bridge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the search is on for a motorcyclist who jumped off the Sunshine Skyway bridge.

CBS Tampa–11/28/2011

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