League Of Women Voters of St. Pete Focus: Voter Suppression & Early VotingWeek one of early voting across Tampa Bay is now wrapping up one local organization is working to make sure the voting process has gone smoothly in St. Petersburg and other areas. CW44's Andrea Alvarez sat down with those leaders, Friday to discuss the issues.
Local Researcher & Election Official Discuss Voter Fraud AllegationsCW44 News At 10 reported part 1 on Monday that researchers at USF released new findings from a statewide presidential election survey. In part two, we digging deeper into some of the concerns voters have shared and what that data means.
USF Survey: Top Election Issues Are COVID, EconomyUniversity of South Florida researchers are sharing new findings from a statewide presidential election survey. USF tells CW44 News At 10, the survey measures attitudes and opinions as we get closer to the general election.
Early Voting Sets Records In Pasco County, Anticipate Breaking MorePasco County voting officials tell CW44 News At 10, early voting records are still being broken this week. Officials are working to address voter concerns at the polls. Among those concerns is potential voting harassment.
St. Pete Car Wash Gearing Up To Deliver A Spooky Halloween SurpriseThe next time you head out to your local car wash, make sure to do a double-take on those car windows. You might have a spooky masked man right outside your car. A St. Pete car wash company says they’re going all-out this year to help kids celebrate Halloween safely!
Day One Of Early Voting In Hillsborough County - Over 13,000Brisk - that’s the word being used to describe day one of early voting in Hillsborough County. While vote-by-mail has been breaking records across the county, it's not the only option. For voters who prefer to vote in person, early voting polls opened up Monday in Hillsborough County and those numbers are already trailing 2016’s total numbers.
Howl-O-Scream Is Back, But By Reservation This YearIt's one of the creepiest and yet most sought after nights during the Halloween season in Tampa Bay. Howl-O-Scream has been around for 21 years. Obviously, it's changed throughout the years and there's been a lot of evolution. So with the scare of a pandemic now being part of our reality, rather than canceling Howl-O-Scream this year, Busch Gardens officials made some big adjustments.
'Pedestrian Crosswalk Provisions A Must' After 3 Fatalities Over WeekendIt was a deadly weekend across Tampa Bay as several traffic accidents led to fatalities at intersections known to be dangerous for pedestrian crossings. Over the weekend, three deaths were the result of separate pedestrian versus vehicle accidents across Tampa Bay. CW44’a Andrea Alvarez spoke with an local advocate for pedestrian safety who says crosswalk provisions are long overdue.
Covid: Florida Man Finally Home After 51 Days In Medically Induced ComaTampa Bay man receives outpouring of support from across the globe after waking from his 51-day medically induced coma to treat his COVID-19 infection.
SCREAM-A-GEDDON Now Open With Covid Precautions In PlaceOctober is finally here and so is SCREAM-A-GEDDON. With several Tampa Bay haunted attractions canceling plans this year due to COVID-19, the Florida-favorite scare park is now open and safely serving spook-starved guests.
TPA Announces First U.S. Airport COVID Testing Site For PassengersTampa International Airport, in partnership with BayCare Health System, announced the launch of the country's first airport testing pilot that will offer two types of FDA-approved COVID-19 tests for all departing and arriving passengers.
Pasco Sets County Record For Most Vote-By-Mail Requests, More ExpectedPasco County set a record for most vote-by-mail ballots in county history. It's not too late to submit a request to be included in vote-by-mail.
Positive Covid Cases Spike In Pinellas As State Count FlattensAs the U.S. Coronavirus death toll tops 200,000 - now the highest in the world - some Tampa Bay area doctors are discussing the recent increase in positive cases.
New Study: Physician 'Burnout' Contributing To Increase In Suicide RatesThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a troubling trend, a rise in suicides among physicians and now their families are asking for more protection and treatment options for doctors during the pandemic. Newly released data shows cases of burnout in healthcare are skyrocketing.
Rising Drug Costs In Florida Threaten Bay Area Independent PharmaciesIn Tampa Bay, there are close to 100 independent pharmacists that are at risk of shutting down because of lack of drug pricing regulations. Independent pharmacies are worried that this will cause pharmacy deserts and hundreds of millions of dollars in losses in Florida's economy.