Deadly Officer Involved Shooting In St. Pete Prompts Newly Created Task ForceSt. Petersburg Police are releasing new details in an ongoing investigation involving a deadly officer-involved shooting on Wednesday that left two officers injured and the suspect dead. The Use Of Deadly Force Task Force that was recently established to provide transparency in such cases is now leading the investigation into this incident.
Pinellas Developing Distribution Plan For COVID VaccineAfter learning that Florida is now among several states to reach more than one million COVID-19 cases local county officials are preparing. Pinellas county is already discussing plans for vaccine distribution as soon as one becomes available.
Suzette Penton Case: Driver Charged With First Degree MurderNew details are being released in a Polk County murder investigation involving four teens. Those teens are being charged after allegedly running over a woman following an ongoing dispute with her son. Police tell CW44 News At 10 the mother succumbed to her injuries Wednesday.
Package Theft: St. Pete Police Officer Discusses Porch PiracyAs we wrap up our Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, most of us are probably expecting packages at our doorstep soon. But what if they never arrive…or so you think? In 2020, the holiday season has become all about timing: when to order online gifts so that they arrive on time and when to keep a close eye out for their arrival. This is because drawbacks, like package thieves or porch pirates are becoming more prevalent with the convenience of online shopping.
St. Pete Nonprofit Asking For Help Feeding Families In NeedThe holidays are a time for giving and while many of us have already begun checking off our shopping lists, local nonprofit organizers are asking for a last minute hand.
Holiday Shopping During Covid: Small Business Owners Work To Gain Foot TrafficAs businesses begin wrapping up day one of the holiday shopping season, local law enforcement officers are just getting started on holiday patrol operations.
Tampa Attorney Gives Back To Families In NeedOne local business owner is trying something new from his office this Thanksgiving. After making it through a pandemic without having to face a shutdown he’s giving back to the community who has helped him stay in business.
A Deadly Weekend Across Tampa Bay Leaves Law Enforcement On The HuntIn a deadly weekend across the Tampa Bay area, law enforcement officers are asking citizens to come forward with leads as they investigate multiple shootings over the weekend.
Eta: County Officials Share Safety Tips As Cleanup ContinuesOfficials are continuing response efforts across Tampa Bay following Tropical Storm Eta. Local government officials share tips to help keep you and your family safe during this cleanup and recovery effort.
Eta Aftermath In The Tampa Bay AreaResidents across Tampa Bay are continuing to document the impact and aftermath of tropical storm Eta. Both Pinellas and Hillsborough County officials declared local states of emergency ahead of the storm.
Amendment 2 Passes In Florida, Reactions From Both SidesAmendment 2 has passed in Florida which will increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour over the course of the next few years. Some Floridians have been celebrating the victory while others are more apprehensive.
Tampa Gift Card King Scam Generates Over $10M In Proceeds Before BustA Tampa man was ordered to cough up more than $690,000 and his Escalade for his role in the Tampa Gift Card King (GCK) scam. His co-conspirator must surrender just over $25,000.
Florida Man Allegedly Breaks Into Home, Exposes Himself, LeavesA Florida man has been arrested after breaking into a Citrus County home, exposed his sexual organs to the juvenile occupant and left.
Convicted Rapist Skips Prison, Found Living In Clearwater For DecadesA man convicted of rape in Connecticut skipped prison, assumed the identity of a deceased 5-year-old boy and lived freely for decades in Clearwater - until he attempted to renew his passport.
Florida Child Reports Sexual Abuse, Reveals 3 More Juvenile VictimsA Florida juvenile approached law enforcement about sexual abuse they had been subjected to from an adult. Further investigation revealed 3 additional young victims, ultimately putting their abuser behind bars until 2060.