With large events such as WrestleMania, law enforcement sees opportunity. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department plucked 79 men from the streets for violations related to human trafficking - among those arrested was a church pastor and a girls basketball coach.
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Red Tide Causes Local Businesses To SufferLocal businesses are being impacted by Red Tide across the Bay Area and it might not end anytime soon.
Fans Brave Summer Storms To Celebrate Back-To-Back Lightning WinDowntown Tampa's waterways were filled Monday with fans celebrating the Tampa Bay Lightning's third Stanley Cup win.
Tampa Police Encourage Safety Over Fourth Of July WeekendTonight Tampa Police and first responders are gearing up for Fourth of July weekend! While they will be on the lookout to keep everyone safe, they also want the public to take precautions.
Local First Responders Search Through Rubble From Surfside Building CollapseSearch and rescue efforts continue in South Florida after a 12-story condominium collapsed over a week ago. First responders and emergency crews from the Tampa Bay Area are in South Florida, sifting through debris in hopes of finding missing people.
Florida's Tax-Free Holiday, Freedom Week Is In Full Swing Right NowFlorida's first ever Freedom Week, a tax free holiday on many purchases in the state is open from July 1 through July 7, 2021.
Search Continues For Survivors Of Surfside Building CollapseOfficials say eleven people are now dead and 150 are unaccounted for.
Surfside Florida Tragedy: Bay Area Expert Encourages Condo Owners To Have Foundations Checked AnnuallyThe desperate rescue effort continues with the Champlain Tower collapse in Surfside, Florida. As we wait for answers for the cause of the accident, one local expert encourages Bay Area condo owners to have their foundations examined annually.
Bay Area Doctor Says Vaccine Is Effective Against Delta COVID-19 Variant, Infections Up 10% In WeekAs the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads, a Bay Area medical expert explains how the current vaccines are combatting the virus.
Southwest & American Airlines Seeing Cancelled Flights As Summer Travel Heats UpFlights with American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have been experiencing technical difficulties resulting in cancelled flights around the country.
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.
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.
Local Experts React To New Alzheimer's Drug, AduhelmTampa Bay Scientists were involved in the approval of the new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm.
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.
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.
Local Experts React To New Alzheimer's Drug, AduhelmUSF Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute held trials for the new drug.
Woman Finds Wedding Ring After Losing It In The Ocean Six Days EarlierImagine losing a wedding ring in the middle of the ocean! One St. Petersburg woman did…and then found it six days later.
Tampa Film Star Lends His Life Story To Promote Workplace InclusionThe local star of an independent film based upon his life is bringing education, empathy and inclusion to the workplace for those with disabilities.
Antisemitic Graffiti And Swastikas Found On The Florida Holocaust MuseumOfficials say they discovered the words “The Jews are guilty” surrounded by swastikas on The Florida Holocaust Museum early Thursday morning.