'This is an issue': USF Unveils New Human Trafficking Research LabThe University of South Florida just opened a new lab devoted to studying human trafficking research in the state. The research lab aims to transform Tampa Bay into a region that’s resilient to human trafficking.
Local Military Veteran Turns DIY Idea Into Sports HobbyWhatever you decide to call it, just don’t call it a job. After being diagnosed with cancer, one local military veteran is using woodworking as a hobby to help find peace and support his local teams.
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.
New Healthcare Initiative Supports Permanent Telehealth Services in FloridaFriday, local advocates for Florida’s legislative policies launched a new initiative to highlight the growing grassroots support for permanent telehealth services across the state.
HCPS To Cut More Than 1,000 Positions Due To Ongoing Funding IssuesHillsborough County Superintendent Addison Davis addressed the future of the district and job cuts due to financial setbacks. After highlighting a one hundred million dollar deficit, among other ongoing funding issues, district officials are looking to cut more than a thousand positions.
USF Researchers Lead First Cruise To Study Piney Point Wastewater LeakA team of USF scientists is working to find out more on the Piney Point wastewater leak. Researchers boarded the first research cruise dedicated to studying the environmental impacts of that water breach in Manatee County on Wednesday.
St. Petersburg Mother Of Two Killed In Shooting On Easter SundayA St. Petersburg neighborhood is left shaken after a mother of two was shot and killed and two two others were left injured on Easter Sunday.
Tampa Bay Area Biker Event Expected To Cultivate Economic GrowthFollowing a successful event last summer, renowned bikers are returning to Tampa Bay and expected to make a much-needed economic impact for Hillsborough County.
'We Need Everyone': Ocean Conservancy Speaks on Florida Wastewater LeakNational water conservation groups are calling on the Federal Government and Florida politicians to step up during what is being called one of the state's biggest environmental emergencies.
'Keep It Outdoors': Experts Urge Easter Safety Tips Amid COVID-19 Breakthrough InfectionsAfter numerous breakthrough COVID-19 infections, despite having been vaccinated, experts are warning that “sticking to the basics” is the best advice to go by while out for church service and those Easter egg hunts this weekend.
Sarasota Health Officials Address COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy, ConcernsAs COVID-19 vaccine supplies become more readily available, Sarasota health officials are dispelling certain concerns and alleged myths surrounding the vaccine.
Officials Announce 'Incident Action Plan' Ahead of Busiest Beach HolidaysIn preparation for two of the busiest beach holidays coming up, Manatee County government officials partnered up with law enforcement to announce their plan to tackle safety for both visitors and locals.
Manatee County Notices Uptick In COVID-19 Cases During Spring BreakManatee County officials tell CW44 News they’ve noticed an uptick in COVID-19 cases. They’re now asking for your help to get those numbers back down.
Florida-Based Company Developing Intranasal COVID-19 VaccineGov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday all adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April. Now with the need for more vaccines in the sunshine state the only Florida based company working on a vaccine just entered stage two of vaccine development.
Tampa Bay Students Adjust Career Paths Based On COVID-19 ImpactLocal educators are hinting at the future of what the Tampa Bay workforce could look like and how students are now choosing to adjust their career paths based the COVID-19 pandemic.