Manatee County Utilities Considers Expanding Service Area Following Piney Point BreachManatee County Government is asking Manatee County Utilities to provide a report on water quality and how much it would cost to expand the area that the company services to include more homes near Piney Point.
DUI Saturation Patrol Takes To The Streets Of Pinellas County This WeekendPeople hitting the streets of Pinellas County may notice an increased presence of law enforcement this weekend.
Auto Theft Suspects Lead Deputies On Chase In Stolen CarTwo suspected auto thieves were arrested in Town 'N' Country after leading deputies on a chase.
Drug Bust: 35 Suspects Identified, Nab Additional 15 While Serving Search WarrantsDetectives identify 35 suspects in a drug bust in Lealman, at the heart of south Pinellas County following the service of three search warrants.
Polk County To Shutter COVID-19 Vaccination PortalPolk County will soon shutter their COVID-19 vaccination scheduling portal.
Red Tide Warning Issued For Sarasota County AreaA red tide health threat has been identified in Sarasota according to the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County.
Ad Hoc Gasparilla-Style Events Invade Tampa Bay SaturdayThe Coronavirus pandemic may have sidelined Tampa's annual Gasparilla celebration, but that hasn't stopped an ad hoc celebration from unfolding this weekend in and around the bay waters of Tampa. Local bar owners gear up for a spike in customers over the weekend.
Church Pastor & A Coach Among 79 Arrested In Sex-Trafficking StingWith large events such as WrestleMania, law enforcement sees opportunity. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department plucked 79 men from the streets for violations related to human trafficking - among those arrested was a church pastor and a girls basketball coach.
Tampa Man Faces DUI Manslaughter Following Fatal AccidentA Tampa man was released from prison Thursday, but faces DUI manslaughter charges after police say he ran over and dragged a motorcyclist in February.
Visit The Clearwater Park BP Settlement Money RenovatedThe city of Clearwater is unveiling a new bright and beautiful park which greets residents and visitors heading into downtown.
USF Doctor Talks About Possible Future For Johnson & Johnson VaccineOn Wednesday, the CDC had a meeting with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to learn more about the six women who were found to have blood clots after getting to Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
CDC and FDA Recommend Pause On Johnson & Johnson VaccinationsThe CDC says cases of rare and severe blood clots were identified in six women shortly after they all received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Researchers Launch 'Rapid-Response Team' To Track Environmental Impacts Of Piney Point LeakLast week, Ocean Conservancy called on Environmental Protection for a solution to the Piney Point leak. Now they’re working with researchers to launch a rapid response team to track those impacts themselves.
UPDATE: St. Pete Man Identified In Fatal Saturday ShootingPolice are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon in St. Pete.
Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of AprilThe Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021.