Pasco Co. Parent is ‘Super Frustrated’ With School DistrictA Pasco County mom is speaking out after she says a lack of transparency from the school district is putting students at risk of Covid-19. School officials issued a response stating they’re working diligently to catch up.
Patient Thanks Largo Medical Center Doctors For Saving His Life From COVID-19He was given life-saving COVID-19 treatment at Largo Medical Center and on Friday he thanked the doctors who took care of him.
Tampa Police Search For Person Who Killed Four-Year-Old GirlAn investigation continues to find the person responsible for killing a local four-year-old girl named Suni Bell.
Tampa Intl. Airport Tackles Worker Shortage, Hiring HundredsUnemployment rates have been causing major disruptions for bay area businesses. But Wednesday, hundreds of Floridians signed up to support the travel industry.
‘Continuous Mass Casualty’, Local Frontline Workers Share Video DiaryAs the second wave of Covid-19 cases continue to surge across Florida, frontline workers right here in Tampa Bay are sharing their stories. We’re taking you inside the Covid-19 units at Tampa General Hospital.
Hillsborough Cty. Teacher Creates 'Little Libraries' For Students During PandemicOne Hillsborough County teacher is using her “once upon a time” story to encourage her students outside of the classroom. She says she became joyfully empowered by books and wants to pass that same motivation on to students who don’t exactly have quick access.
Local Teacher Creates ‘Little Libraries’ For Students During PandemicA Hillsborough County teacher says she became joyfully empowered by books and wants to pass that same motivation on to students without quick access.
Hillsborough County School Board Passes Stricter Mask Mandate With Opt-Out OptionThe new mandate would require all students and staff to wear masks and a medical opt-out note would be required from a licensed doctor to not participate.
Tampa Police Investigate Shooting At Downtown Apartment ComplexOfficials say Monday night, 22-year-old, Samario Austin, allegedly started firing shots into Metro 510 apartment complex, with a semi-automatic rifle in one hand and a pistol in the other.
Pinellas County Officials Continue To Urge Storm PreparednessIf you haven’t prepped your storm kit, you may want to catch up. Parts of Florida are preparing for heavy storms as they approach.
Behind The Scenes: The Covid-19 ClinicAs more Covid-19 testing sites begin opening back up across Tampa Bay, additional help is needed on the frontlines. But what does that hard work actually entail? We got an inside scoop.
Local officials urge residents to prepare for potential stormsLocal officials are urging residents to prepare for storms set to hit the Tampa Bay Area after sandpile locations went practically untouched Friday in Pinellas Park.
Polk County Woman Arrested For Allegedly Towing Vehicles IllegallyNew details are being released in what Polk County detectives call the second phase of an investigation on a Mulberry business.
'Quarantine Back-Up Plan' In Place For Pinellas County Students“I’m running off of five hours of sleep because it’s first day of school, I’m excited to see the everybody, the people, the new people, the teachers, basically being acquainted with everyone again,” said Jireh Katende, a Senior at St. Petersburg High School. Katende was one of the tens of thousands of Pinellas County students heading back to class Wednesday, whether virtually or in-person.
Moderna Trial For Children Under 12 Being Held At USFThe University of South Florida will test the Moderna vaccine on children between the ages of 6 months old and less than 11 years old.
Pinellas County Students Describe The First Day Of SchoolStudents at Pinellas Park Middle Schools say say despite COVID-19 protocols, they’re excited to be back in the classroom.
Hillsborough County Students Return Brick-And-Mortar Style TuesdayAs concerns of the Delta variant continue, first day of classes began for thousands of students across the Bay Area Tuesday.
Pasco County Students Return To The ClassroomSuperintendent Kurt Browning says masks this year are strongly recommended, but no matter if students wear masks or not, he’s glad students are back in the classroom and able to get the social interaction they need.
Tampa International Airport To Hire 650 New EmployeesLast week, we told you unemployment rates are causing a major disruption across Tampa Bay. Now, airports are scrambling to find workers to keep business running there too.
New County COVID-19 Testing Sites Open And See High DemandHillsborough County officials say the two COVID-19 testing sites wait times are fluctuating, depending on demand.
Parents Voice Concerns About Mask Policies In Local DistrictsHillsborough County Schools says for now masks are optional, but the district will re-evaluate cases and the policy in a few weeks from now.
Hillsborough County Schools Releases COVID-19 Plan For This School YearSocial distancing will be enforced, there will be plenty of hand sanitizing stations, and regular cleaning focused in areas of the school with high traffic of students.
Meet The 11-Year-Old President Of The Pinellas Non-Profit, Trash TurlesAn 11-year-old has taken it upon herself to organize a youth clean-up effort of Pinellas County beaches.
Florida Breaks COVID-19 Case And Hospitalization RecordsAccording to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, as of Monday 10,682 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Florida.