Hillsborough County Schools Sees Decrease In VPK EnrollmentOfficials say enrollment in VPK this Summer is down more than 30% compared to previous years.
Tampa Sees Increase In Gun Violence Compared To Previous YearsHe says since January 1, 2021, there’s been 230 non-fatal shootings, 98 firearms stolen from cars, and 369 total crimes involving guns.
Two Long-Lost Sisters Reunited In Tampa BayTwo long-lost sisters who had no idea the other existed for over 50 years are now reunited!
Red Tide Clean-Up Begins In Pinellas CountyOfficials say it’s the first time in over two years that emergency services have been deployed to help with the red tide situation.
ZooTampa Says Gas Embolisms Caused 12 Stingrays To DieOfficials say a supersaturation event caused the rays to experience gas embolisms, which is a fatal condition that is caused by bubbles in the blood stream.
Families Mourn Loss Of Three Who Drowned At Apollo Beach Nature PreserveHillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies say three people drowned at Apollo Beach Nature Preserve over the weekend.
Novavax Says New COVID-19 Vaccine Has 90% EfficacyA fourth vaccine could become available for Americans towards the end of the year.
Pinellas County Health Department Warns About Red Tide BloomsHealth officials say if you have respiratory issues or asthma, you probably should stay away from the beach as much as possible right now.
Accused Murderer Escapes From Pinellas County Jail, Then RecapturedAt the Pinellas County Jail, officials say Cody Jondreau scaled a 14-foot wall in a matter of 26 seconds while a deputy wasn’t looking.
Local Experts React To New Alzheimer's Drug, AduhelmUSF Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute held trials for the new drug.
Two Teenagers Arrested For Murder Of Polk County TeenagerJevon Berrien Junior and Margus Johnson were both arrested in the murder of 17-year-old Taigur Taguri.
Woman Finds Wedding Ring After Losing It In The Ocean Six Days EarlierIsliany Rawshdeh says after looking for her ring for six days, she almost lost hope, until one local group found it five feet under water.
State and Federal Government At Stand-Still Over Vaccine PassportsOn Thursday, the governor’s office released a statement saying a mediator declared an impasse between the state and federal government.
Governor DeSantis' New State Budget Impacts Tampa Bay OrganizationsGovernor DeSantis signed the state’s 2021 fiscal budget on Wednesday, totaling $101.5 billion.
Local LGBTQ Group Reacts To Florida's New Transgender Athlete LawOne local group is speaking out after Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning transgender girls from participating in girls’ and women's’ public school sports.