HCSO Marine Unit Save 11 People From Capsized Boat, With Help Of Good SamaritansThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit saved 11 victims of a capsized boat with the help of local citizens who immediately responded when the vessel started sinking on Sunday, June 11.
Stepfather Guilty Of Child Abuse After Florida Restaurant Employee Saved Boy With A Note Asking If He Needed HelpThe Orange County Attorney's Office announced on Monday, A stepfather has been found guilty of child abuse after a restaurant employee last year noticed concerning signs and used a surreptitious note to ask a boy if he needed help.
Hillsborough County Re-Opens Rental Assistance ProgramFamilies in Hillsborough County finding it difficult to pay rent now have access to help. A rental assistance program there just received more funding – to help those who were financially impacted due to the pandemic.
Tucker Cares Small Business Grant Applications OpenTucker CARES small business grant applications open.
How To Continue Supporting Important Causes While In QuarantineHow to continue supporting important causes while in quarantine.
Pasco County Opens Another Round Of Bill Pay AssistancePasco County offers another round of assistance paying your bills directly if you live in Pasco County and have experienced economic hardship due to COVID-19 through Community CARES. The offering will be first-com, first-served for approximately 800 customers.
Clearwater Accepting Applications for Rent, Mortgage & Utility Payment AssistanceThe city of Clearwater is seeking to assist residents hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic if they are behind on their rent, mortgage, or utility payments.
UPDATE: Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends FishingThree young men in Frostproof, Florida were brutally beaten and shot to death while night-fishing near Lake Streety Rd. on Friday, July 17th, 2020. The Polk County Sheriff's Department is not releasing a lot of information as the investigation is ongoing.
UPDATE: 3 Friends Massacred While Fishing, Sheriff Grady Judd Requesting InformationThree young men in Frostproof, Florida were brutally beaten and shot to death while night-fishing near Lake Streety Rd. on Friday, July 17th, 2020. The Polk County Sheriff's Department is not releasing a lot of information as the investigation is ongoing.
Hillsborough Enters Phase 2 County's R3 Program: Includes Help For Small BusinessSmall business owners throughout Hillsborough County who were forced to close by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will be able to apply for more than $100 million in relief money on Monday, July 13, as the County’s Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3) enters application Phase 2.
Tampa Bay Crisis Center Reports Thousands Of Calls Due To COVID-19Local experts are giving an update on mental and emotional health statistics that have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. They report receiving thousands of calls regarding the newly mandated regulations and adapting to those limitations.