Report: Florida Faces a Nursing Shortage Crisis“The pandemic has absolutely exacerbated the workforce shortages in our hospitals,” explained Mary Mayhew who serves as President and CEO of the Florida Hospital Association. The healthcare worker shortage isn’t letting up.
Local Investigator Explains How Missing-Person Cases Are HandledHe says the first step in a missing case is a family contacting the police as soon as they think a loved one is missing, then a detective gets involved.
St. Petersburg Breaks Top U.S. Cities Where Latinos Are ThrivingAs we approach the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, new data is being released on cities where Latinos are said to be thriving and Tampa Bay just made that list.
Fifteen High School Students And One Teacher In Polk County Arrested After ProtestOne teacher and 15 students in Polk County are facing multiple charges after a protest broke out at Kathleen Senior High School Monday morning.
Sarasota County Schools Changes Mask PolicySarasota Schools suspended its emergency mask policy on Monday, which required everyone to wear masks unless they had a note from a medical professional.
Florida Man Charged For Murdering And Burying His GirlfriendThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested 37-year old Jason Robinson on Saturday, September 25, 2021, and charged him with 1st Degree Murder, for the death of his girlfriend. Robinson received six other criminal charges at the time he was booked-in.
Death Investigation Of An InmateThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation surrounding the death of an inmate.
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Received Funding For A High Visibility Enforcement InitiativeThe Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the agency again received funding for a High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) initiative for pedestrian and bicycle safety.
Polk County School Cafeteria Worker Arrested for Murdering BoyfriendA Polk County School cafeteria worker was arrested on Friday, September 24, after stabbing her boyfriend to death late Thursday night.
Man Taken Into Custody After Barricading Himself Inside His HomeA Florida man was taken into custody after he barricaded himself inside his home for several hours after he battered an elderly relative and shot a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy.
'You could be a special agent': FBI Tampa is HiringYou could be the next local FBI agent right here in Tampa Bay. FBI Tampa is celebrating National Forensic Science Week by highlighting their different careers and programs available. Application windows are now open.
Florida Man Sentenced For Receipt Of Child Sex Abuse ImagesChief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Robert Arthur Ginder (35, Callahan) to seven years and six months in federal prison for receipt of child sex abuse images. The Court also ordered Ginder to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender.
Investigation After A Deputy-Involved Crash Happened In DunedinDeputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are conducting a deputy-involved crash investigation in Dunedin.
Hillsborough County Schools Offers Tutoring Program For Students In QuarantineIt's called “Paper” and is aimed to help students keep up with school work while they are in quarantine.
Local Doctors Say Vaccine For Children Five to Eleven Is Pivotal To Fight The PandemicThis comes one day after Pfizer announced that so far in its trials, the vaccine is working for children between the ages of five and eleven, and an emergency use authorization could be right around the corner.