The City Of Tampa Appoints New Manager Of Housing And Community DevelopmentThe City of Tampa has appointed Kayon Henderson as Manager of Housing and Community Development.
Local Dentist Gives Back To The Humane Society Of Tampa BayDr. Andrew Vallo D.D.S is a Tampa Bay Dentist, and an animal lover. When he opened his business in April, he vowed to put money aside for every new patient with the goal to give back to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
Hillsborough County Leaders Warn About Spike In Holiday ScamsOlsen says this year, shoppers may become victim to scammers more often if they aren't careful.
Kendra Scott Partners With Tampa General Hospital To Raise Funds For The TGH Children’s HospitalTampa General Hospital has partnered with Kendra Scott to raise funds for the TGH Children’s Hospital. Starting December 1st through December 14th, 20% of any purchase will be donated back to the TGH Children’s Hospital renovation as long as you mention “TGH”. Tampa General Hospital has renamed its pediatric inpatient services and is now known as the TGH Children’s Hospital.
New York Man Sentenced For Cyberstalking And SextortionU.S. District Judge Thomas P. Barber has sentenced Christopher Buonocore (35, Hicksville, NY) to 15 years in federal prison for cyberstalking multiple victims. As part of his sentence, the court also entered a restitution order of $164,295.01, payable to the victims of the offense.
Local Organization Feeds Those In Need For ThanksgivingMetropolitan Ministries says they are serving more meals to people than ever before.
Local Expert Gives COVID-19 Safety Tips For ThanksgivingDr. Thomas Unnasch, a public health professor at the University of South Florida, says “You really need to consider your own situation.”
Tampa International Airport Seeing Record TravelersTampa International Airport is seeing a record number of flyers compared to 2019 and 2020!
Local Family Being Fined For Having Christmas Lights Up EarlyThe Westchase Community Association states between November 7 and Thanksgiving Day, families are not allowed to have holiday decor on their homes.
Colombian National Extradited To Face Drug Charges In The United StatesActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of a 2019 indictment charging Piero Antonio Lubo-Barros, a/k/a “Nostradamus,” (41, Colombia, South America) with conspiracy to distribute large amounts of cocaine knowing and intending it to be imported into the United States. If convicted on all counts, Piero Antonio Lubo-Barros faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison.
Tampa Bay Business Owners React to Inflation Costs Ahead of HolidaysWith shipping ports backed up and a record-high inflation rate last month, everything from your bills to Christmas decor is getting more expensive. And local business owners are trying to find ways to stay afloat without chasing the customer away.
Hillsborough County Investigators Says Carole Baskin Denied Interview Requests About Disappearance of Don LewisOfficials are naming Carole Baskin, a Netflix star from the show Tiger King, as a high profile suspect in the disappearance of her ex-husband, Don Lewis.
More Tampa Bay Residents Are Shopping At Thrift Stores This HolidayThe United States Department of Commerce states retail prices have increased significantly over the last year, and may be driving shoppers to choose other store options.
Officials Urge Cautious Travel After Accident Involving DeputyOfficials are investigating a crash that resulted in a deputy’s vehicle flipping over. Meanwhile, they're are highlighting the incident in their most recent message to drivers.
Tampa Bay Area Seeing Record-Breaking Holiday ShoppingMall marketing director, Lindsay Grinstead, says November is showing record-breaking shopping compared to 2019.