Tampa's First Lady Reacts To New Presidential Administration And Her Expanding Role In National PolicyIn Tampa Bay, local government officials prepare for changes as Inauguration Day wraps up in Washington, D.C. and one local political leader is extending her role to the nation’s Capital, further representing the Bay Area in policy issues.
Nearly All Available Covid Vaccines Spoken For In Tampa Bay, Anxiously Awaiting Next ShipmentAs health officials in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties wrap up week one of COVID-19 vaccine distributions to residents 65 and older, local government officials are honing in on the issues that still need major work before moving forward.
Meeting Covid Vaccine Demand, Hillsborough Increases Call Center Hours, Agent StaffingAppointments for the COVID-19 vaccine are still available to residents age 65 and older this week in Hillsborough County. The County, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, expanded the operational hours of its vaccine call center and will triple the number of call agents Tuesday to help residents in this category secure needed appointments.
Covid Vaccine Websites Crash Monday As Tampa Bay Residents Rush To RegisterIf you were one of those across Tampa Bay who tried signing up for a COVID-19 vaccine Monday afternoon but were shut out, you’re not alone. Health officials say tech issues caused the site to crash.
One USF Student Seeks Normalcy In 2021Shaken and disoriented by 2020, many are still deciding how to embrace 2021. One USF student shares her optimistic hope of normalcy.
Cleanup Continues In Aftermath Of Tornado That Ripped Through Tampa BayCleanup efforts continue in the aftermath of that tornado that ripped through multiple counties in Tampa Bay on Wednesday afternoon. CW44's Andrea Alvarez spoke with residents about what they went through during the frightening moments when the tornado touched down.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Rolling Out In Pinellas County Long-Term Care FacilitiesOver the next several days, Pinellas County Health Department is working to vaccinate residents and employees at all of their long-term care facilities with the new COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.
Pasco Couple Dishes On Having Twins And Saving Their Restaurant In a PandemicAs Florida settles into the Thanksgiving wave of the pandemic, a pair of Pasco County restaurant owners recount their struggles through the early wave of the pandemic and urge residents to continue supporting local restaurants.
Tampa Bay's Road To Gameday Restaurant Week: Michelle Faedo’s Tampeño CuisineSuper Bowl LV is just around the corner and dozens of local eateries are getting their shot at making an early impression for visitors. December 4, 2020 marked the start to a week-long "Road to Gameday" Restaurant Week and a chance to showcase the best meals at each restaurant. Business owners tell CW44 News At 10, with the drawbacks of COVID-19, they couldn’t be more anxious for the opportunity.
Deadly Officer Involved Shooting In St. Pete Prompts Newly Created Task ForceSt. Petersburg Police are releasing new details in an ongoing investigation involving a deadly officer-involved shooting on Wednesday that left two officers injured and the suspect dead. The Use Of Deadly Force Task Force that was recently established to provide transparency in such cases is now leading the investigation into this incident.
Pinellas Developing Distribution Plan For COVID VaccineAfter learning that Florida is now among several states to reach more than one million COVID-19 cases local county officials are preparing. Pinellas county is already discussing plans for vaccine distribution as soon as one becomes available.
Suzette Penton Case: Driver Charged With First Degree MurderNew details are being released in a Polk County murder investigation involving four teens. Those teens are being charged after allegedly running over a woman following an ongoing dispute with her son. Police tell CW44 News At 10 the mother succumbed to her injuries Wednesday.
A Deadly Weekend Across Tampa Bay Leaves Law Enforcement On The HuntIn a deadly weekend across the Tampa Bay area, law enforcement officers are asking citizens to come forward with leads as they investigate multiple shootings over the weekend.
Eta: County Officials Share Safety Tips As Cleanup ContinuesOfficials are continuing response efforts across Tampa Bay following Tropical Storm Eta. Local government officials share tips to help keep you and your family safe during this cleanup and recovery effort.
Eta Aftermath In The Tampa Bay AreaResidents across Tampa Bay are continuing to document the impact and aftermath of tropical storm Eta. Both Pinellas and Hillsborough County officials declared local states of emergency ahead of the storm.