Florida Students Return To Schools Reshaped By Gov. Ron DeSantis' Anti-'Woke' Education AgendaAfter 15 years teaching second and third grade at Burney Elementary, a 350-student school 30 minutes outside Tampa, Emily Lee set up her classroom this month to welcome three- and four-year-olds for pre-K. It's a change she has embraced, she said, a chance to get kids on the right path in their educational journey from a young age.
Preschool Teacher Arrested For Child AbuseDeputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office have arrested a preschool teacher for child abuse on a student on August 10. 
Former High School Teacher And Theme Park Employee Guilty Of Attempting To Meet A Minor For SexUnited States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that a federal jury has found Dennis Lee Line (51, Winter Springs) guilty of one count of attempting to coerce or entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. Line faces a minimum mandatory penalty of 10 years, up to life, in federal prison. He had been indicted on April 6, 2022. A sentencing date is scheduled for November 2, 2022.   
An Alligator In Florida Was Euthanized After Being Found With A Knife In Its HeadA Florida alligator was euthanized after bystanders spotted the reptile swimming with a knife stuck between its eyes, officials say.
Trump Lawyer Claimed No Classified Material Was At Mar-A-Lago In Signed Letter To The Justice DepartmentOne of former President Donald Trump's attorneys signed a letter in June asserting that there was no more classified information stored at Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
Southbound I-275 Lanes On Howard Frankland Bridge To Close August 15All Southbound I-275 travel lanes on the Howard Frankland Bridge from Tampa to St. Petersburg will close on Monday, August 15, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. weather permitting. 
Two Teens Charged In Connection With A Traffic FatalityOn August 10, Tampa Police arrested two subjects in connection with a DUI-related traffic fatality that happened in the early hours of July 24 and resulted in the death of a 16-year-old male. 
Toyota Is Offering To Buy Back An Electric SUV Because Its Wheels Could Fall OffIn June, Toyota issued a warning to owners of its BZ4X electric SUV that they should stop driving the vehicle and have it transported to a dealership because of a severe problem: the wheels could fall off while driving even after just a short time on the road.
The House Passes Democrats' Health Care And Climate Bill, Clearing Measure For Biden's SignatureThe House of Representatives voted Friday to pass Democrats' $750 billion health care, energy and climate bill, in a significant victory for President Joe Biden and his party. The final vote was 220-207, along party lines. Four Republicans did not vote.
FBI Is Investigating 'Unprecedented' Number Of Threats Against Bureau In Wake Of Mar-A-Lago SearchThe FBI is investigating an "unprecedented" number of threats against bureau personnel and property in the wake of the search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, including some against agents listed in court records as being involved in the recent search.
United Airlines Puts $10 Million Behind Plan To Shuttle Customers By Electric AircraftUnited Airlines gave a $10 million deposit to a startup developing electric aircraft. The goal is to shuttle customers to and from the airport by air rather than gridlocked roadways.