The Department of Justice appealed a ruling Wednesday by a Florida Federal judge which struck down masks mandates for travelers, despite advice by the CDC. The decision is causing confusion among people across Tampa Bay.
Hillsborough County School Board Votes To Change Chamberlain High MascotTwo groups showed up to the board meeting to voice their opinions on the mascot, "The Chiefs."
St. Pete Youth FarmSt. Pete Youth Farm
Tampa International Airport Sees High Numbers Of Passengers Coming To The Tampa Bay AreaWe learned about 60,000 passengers a day are coming into Tampa International Airport.
Students Celebrate Juneteenth at USFSPStudents Celebrate Juneteenth at USFSP
CW44 Electronic Recycling DayCW44 Electronic Recycling Day
Local Organization Promotes Black Excellence Challenge Following JuneteenthOne local organization is encouraging people to visit black-owned businesses during the month of June, following Juneteenth.
Gas Prices Keep Families From Getting Free Meals From Local ChurchA local church group that gives out meals to families in need say gas prices are getting so high, families are no longer able to pick up those meals.
Pinellas County Electronic Recycling CenterPinellas County Electronic Recycling Center
USDA Predicts Low Citrus Production This SummerAccording to the USDA estimates Florida will produce nearly 45 million boxes of oranges, grapefruit and other citrus fruits by the end of the year and that is the lowest number seen in decades.
Micro Forests To Combat Climate Change As More People Move To Tampa BayNearly 1,000 people are moving to Florida every single day and local nonprofits are working to combat climate change happening as a result of that rapid growth rate.
March For Our Lives To Be Held In St. Pete And TampaLocal organizations are getting ready for the March For Our Lives in St. Petersburg and Tampa on Saturday.
Environmental Groups Clean Up Beaches For World Oceans DayEnvironmental groups spend the day on Wednesday cleaning up trash along beaches.
Join CW44 for electronics recycling day in St. PeteCW44 is hosting an electronics recycling event on Thursday, June 16th in St. Pete. Just fill your trunk with electronics junk and recycle safely with us.
Tampa Leaders and Tampa Electric Make Preparations For Hurricane SeasonEmergency crews are practicing routes and procedures and Tampa Electric Company is implementing new technology.
New Port Richey Teen Captures Eye of Tornado on VideoThe National Weather Service of Tampa Bay confirmed to CW44 News Wednesday two tornadoes touched down in the area Tuesday evening. No injuries have been reported.
Local Officials Suggest Residents Have Safety Plans As Hurricane Season BeginsAs hurricane season begins, local officials are suggesting that you have a safety plan in place.
Local Gold Star Families Remember Fallen Loved OnesOn Monday, people all over the Tampa Bay Area are honored those who have given the ultimate sacrifice: giving their lives to protect our country.
New Disaster Prep Items Added to Florida Sales Tax Holiday ListTampa Bay officials are breaking down what you need to know about year’s disasters preparedness sales tax holiday.
'Vicarious Trauma': Psychological Impact of Texas School Shooting On U.S."We call this vicarious traumatization. Its bearing witness to other peoples’ trauma. When we see the loss of innocent children, that impacts us in a more traumatic way, as well."
Parkland, Florida School Shooting Victim Reacts to Texas School ShootingParkland, Florida School Shooting Victim Reacts to Texas School Shooting
19 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Mass Shooting In Uvalde, TexasLocal parents are reacting to the devastating Texas School shooting.
Experts Project Increase in Tampa Homeless Population, Hold MeetingThe City of Tampa is working to address the homelessness issue after anticipations it could grow worse.
Tampa Bay's Housing Market Sees Intense Bidding WarsA new report shows Tampa's housing market is getting more and more competitive, while other areas in the country are showing the opposite.
Cybersecurity Experts Dissect Buffalo Shooting, Social Media RolesTampa Bay cybersecurity experts are weighing in amid an investigation into social media platforms. New York investigators are looking into social media platforms used by the suspect following the Buffalo, N.Y. mass shooting.