Floridian Convicted On Counterfeit Check Scheme Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay $962KA Florida man has been sentenced in federal court to 41 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by a two-year term of supervised release, and ordered to pay $962,840.47 on his conviction of conspiracy to pass counterfeit checks and possession of stolen mail.
UPDATE: High School Coach In Tampa Arrested For Sex With StudentsIn 2016, Reginald Lawrence, 48, engaged in sexual relations with the victim during six different occasions at his home. The victim was a student at Tampa Bay Tech, located at 6410 Orient Road in Tampa, who has since graduated.
COVID-19 And How Some States Are Reacting To The Surge In CasesIn Florida, the mask issue has tempers flaring. A man yelled at an elderly woman at a Costco after she asked him to follow the store rules and put on a mask. CBS News reports, the man has been fired from his job at an insurance agency.
Hillsborough Schools to Require Face Coverings as Schools Set to Reopen August 10Students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings at Hillsborough County Schools when classes resume August 10.
Florida Hospital Group To Resume Stricter Visitation Rules and Delaying Some ProceduresSome Tampa Bay region hospitals are choosing to resume stricter visitation rules amid the large spike in COVID-19 cases. One hospital group that we spoke to is HCA Healthcare Centers across the state of Florida, which have begun delaying certain in-patient surgeries and procedures in an attempt to increase bed capacity.
President Trump Points To Being 'Flexible' On Florida GOP ConventionPresident Donald Trump pointed Tuesday to being “very flexible” when asked if increasing coronavirus cases could affect his desire for a big nominating convention next month in Jacksonville.
Coronavirus Surge Renews Overloaded Healthcare System FearsThe worsening coronavirus pandemic hit a series of gloomy peaks across the United States on Tuesday, including over 3,400 new cases in Georgia, renewing fears that more hospitals could be overloaded with COVID-19 patients.
Atlanta Man Drowns In Clearwater, FL While Trying To Save Son, NieceAuthorities in Clearwater, Florida say Atlanta resident, Thanh Nguyen, 55, drowned at Clearwater Beach while trying to save his son and niece.
UPDATE: Human Head Discovered By Jogger In St. PeteSt. Petersburg Police are investigating what appears to be the discovery of human remains near the intersection of 38th Ave. S and 31st St. S, after a jogger alerted the department.
Georgia Passes 100K Coronavirus CasesIn addition to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Georgia added 3,406 coronavirus cases today as of 3pm, bringing the state’s total to over 100,000, according to Worldometer
Revisions To Hillsborough County Face Covering Mandate Shifts AccountabilityHillsborough County business customers who don't follow the Emergency Policy Group's executive order requiring face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus may find themselves looking at a fine, while businesses that take specific actions to inform patrons about the order will not, in revisions made to the order by EPG members this afternoon.
ARREST: Thomas Jefferson & Javier Vargas Caught Climbing Construction CraneSeveral officers with the Sarasota Police Department responded after a security operator called to report the two men were on the ladder of the crane. The security operator had issued multiple trespass warnings to both the men over the PA system with negative results. The construction site has clearly marked signs around the property stating no trespassing.
Deltona Man Sentenced For Theft Of Government FundsBobby Morlen (54, Deltona) was sentenced to two years in federal prison for theft of government funds.
16 Years In Federal Prison: St. Pete Man Pulled Gun On Woman And Threatened To Murder HerMan who pulled gun on woman and threatened to murder her sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison.
Convicted Sex Offender From Polk County Sentenced To 10 YearsConvicted sex offender sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.