Red Tide Causes Local Businesses To SufferOne fishing charter employee said because of Red Tide, he’s had several customers cancel their fishing experiences with him.
Tampa Police Encourage Safety Over Fourth Of July WeekendOfficials say you need to have a plan, like where to park and have a meet-up location in mind.
Local First Responders Search Through Rubble From Surfside Building CollapseFirst responders and emergency crews from the Tampa Bay Area are in South Florida, sifting through debris in hopes of finding missing people.
Woman Finds Wedding Ring After Losing It In The Ocean Six Days EarlierIsliany Rawshdeh says after looking for her ring for six days, she almost lost hope, until one local group found it five feet under water.
Alcohol To-Go: Local Restaurant Owners React To Florida's New LawGovernor Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law in Ormond Beach on Thursday, saying this will help businesses make more money while people are less likely to come out to restaurants.
Panic-Buying Causes Temporary Shutdown Of Several Bay Area Gas StationsOfficials say while there is not a shortage from the shutdown in Florida, some gas stations may be out of gas because people are panic-buying.
Hillsborough County Schools Approves Emergency Financial PlanThe plan includes $101 million in CARES Act money from the state.
Hillsborough County Public Schools Avoid State Takeover With COVID-19 MoneyHillsborough County Schools announced Monday afternoon that it received over $100 million from the state to help with its budget deficit.
Hillsborough County Commission Extends Local State Of EmergencyThe Hillsborough County Commission voted to extend the county’s state of emergency despite the governor’s executive order.
Tampa Bay School Districts Respond To Governor DeSantis' Executive OrderOn Tuesday, school districts in the area made announcements about whether students will be required to wear masks through the rest of the 2020-'21 school year.
Governor DeSantis Suspends All COVID-19 Restrictions In FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis signed an emergency order that will do away with all local COVID-19 emergency orders throughout the state.
$54M Worth Of Drugs Seized In Polk, Largest Bust In County HistorySheriff Grady Judd says the operation resulted in the largest methamphetamine seizure in Polk County history.
Tampa Bay Doctors React To New CDC GuidelinesThe CDC announced Tuesday that people who are vaccinated are now allowed to participate in most outdoor activities without masks.
Pasco County School District Requires Masks Through Rest Of School YearThe superintendent says he made a mistake when he claimed that the district’s ability to require masks depended on the state's executive order.
State Threatens To Take Over Hillsborough County Schools Due To Budget ShortfallsThe take-over would happen if leaders can’t come up with a plan in the next 19 days on how to fix the district’s $107 million deficit.