The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Cancels Second Year In A Row Due To PandemicLocal businesses are responding after organizers announced the annual Sugar Sand Festival in Clearwater is cancelled for 2021 for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clearwater's Annual Sea-Blues Festival Is Cancelled For 2021 Due To COVID-19 ConcernsThe City of Clearwater announced Tuesday morning that the city's annual Sea-Blues Festival in 2021 has been cancelled due to Covid.
Winter & Hope Celebrate Anniversaries By Raising Awareness For Pet AdoptionHometown movie star dolphins, Winter and Hope celebrate their rescue anniversaries this week. Local organizations emphasize the event to celebrate not just the famous dolphins but to encourage rescuing furry land friends as well.
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.
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.
Clearwater Man Arrested After Threatening Lives Of Florida PoliticiansA Clearwater man was arrested Wednesday after police say he threatened to kill Florida state government officials and President Donald Trump’s supporters. Detectives are speaking about the arrest telling CW44 News at 10 they have zero-tolerance for threats in their community.
RIGHT NOW: Serious Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash In ClearwaterClearwater Police made a statement at 6:04pm Saturday evening that officials are investigating a serious vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the 1200 block of Gulf Blvd. in Clearwater, Florida.
'Pedestrian Crosswalk Provisions A Must' After 3 Fatalities Over WeekendIt was a deadly weekend across Tampa Bay as several traffic accidents led to fatalities at intersections known to be dangerous for pedestrian crossings. Over the weekend, three deaths were the result of separate pedestrian versus vehicle accidents across Tampa Bay. CW44’a Andrea Alvarez spoke with an local advocate for pedestrian safety who says crosswalk provisions are long overdue.
22 Arrested For Seeking Sex With Minors, 2 Were Previous Sex OffendersAn online chat investigation known as “Operation Social Bust” resulted in the arrest of 22 men who sought out sex with minors in the Tampa Bay area.
Hope & Winter Celebrate Their Birthdays At Clearwater Marine AquariumTwo of Tampa bay’s favorite dolphins celebrated their birthdays over weekend. Winter and Hope, two rescued dolphins at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium turned 15 and 10.
UPDATE: Charges Filed In Serious Clearwater Hit & Run Involving 2 MotorcyclesClearwater Fire & Rescue and Clearwater Police were called to a hit-and-run crash with serious injuries just after 8:30pm this evening on State Road 590 at Lucas Drive.
DEVELOPING STORY: Woman's Body Found In Waters Of Old Tampa BayA deceased woman's body was recovered from the water in Old Tampa Bay on Saturday evening.
Retired Clearwater Officer Arrested For Molestation Of A 12-Year-OldA retired Clearwater police officer has been arrested and suspected of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a young girl that occurred over the course of two years.
UPDATED: U.S. Marshals Found 39 Missing Children Through 'Operation Not Forgotten'Local and federal law enforcement agencies have found nearly 40 missing children and arrested nine people through Operation Not Forgotten, an initiative to rescue endangered children.
Seven-Hour Standoff With Armed Suspect In Clearwater Ends PeacefullyA Clearwater man faces multiple charges after barricading himself in his apartment for more than seven hours, threatening to shoot his wife and police officers.