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Back to life: Event helps Riverview revert to peaceful pace after Irma

RIVERVIEW - Robin and Ray Castell say establishing residency in the Winthrop Village was one of the best decisions of their lifetime. "There's such a great sense of community there," said Ray, who cited how the couple's neighbors came together to help one another prepare their homes for the possibil

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:09:00

FEAM to open disaster recovery center in Riverview

Events The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it will open a disaster recovery center Thursday in Riverview for Hillsborough County residents impacted by Hurricane Irma. The center will operate out of the Regent at Hillsborough Community College at 6437 Watson Road and will be open from 9 a.m.

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-21 02:45:00

Hillsborough sheriff's deputies on scene of ongoing SWAT situation in Riverview

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are on scene of an ongoing SWAT situation in Riverview Tuesday afternoon. Deputies are on scene at 12839 Kings Crossings Drive. The situation began at 10 a.m. A neighbor called authorities stating that the man who lives

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-19 20:47:34

Deputies: Pasco women beat female driver unconscious in road rage encounter

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Two Pasco County women face battery charges after a witness recorded them beating another woman during a road rage encounter. Investigators say at 3:45 p.m. on Sept. 19, Shelley Lyn Gemberling, 49, and Alicia Nicole Scarduzio, 20, got into an argument with a female driver

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-21 14:53:35

Tampa woman identified in fatal I-4 crash that sent car into canal in Plant City

Casey A. Curtiss, 36, died on Wednesday after she lost control of her 2012 Hyundai Elantra while on an Interstate 4 exit ramp, trooper said. Around 10:58 a.m., Curtiss was traveling westbound on I-4 and exited to Park Road when she lost control for unknown reasons and drove off the road. The car tr

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-21 13:01:00

FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Hillsborough County for Florida Survivors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Thursday, Sept. 21 in Hillsborough County to help Florida storm survivors. The DRC will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. The DRC is at the following address: Location: Hillsborough Community College - The

OSPREYOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-21 15:16:20

Clearwater mom 'tired of watching baby,' left infant with girl, 12, to drink Coronas with minor, cops say

Unrelated file photo. CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - A Clearwater mother accused of leaving her baby with a 12-year-old girl while she drank Coronas with a minor told police she was "lazy and tired of watching the baby." According to an affidavit, witnesses observed Rocio Avila-Pena drinking alcoholic

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-21 18:41:17

Man in critical condition after falling off road striping machine in Clearwater

Clearwater Police Department photo CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - A road worker suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after falling off of a moving striping machine in Clearwater early Thursday morning. Clearwater police say it happened around 1:30 a.m. A road crew was doing some striping alon

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-21 11:15:20

Proposed reversible lane on Bloomingdale Avenue draws ire

RIVERVIEW - Bloomingdale Avenue business owners and members of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce are preparing to protest possible changes to the busy roadway that they say will likely take away millions in tax revenue from the county and cut their profits by as much as 40 percent. The propose

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2017-09-21 10:08:00

Culver's crosses into Brandon near Selmon Expressway

Top News News blogs Political writers The Heater Top News Sports blogs Sound Check Top News Editorials Top Opinion Music & Concerts Top News Special topics Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:09am BRANDON - Like many children, Theresa Hutchins recalls pleading with her parents to take her for ice

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:09:00

Tampa chamber of commerce votes against tax increase on business property

Events The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce voted against supporting a city tax hike on commercial property. Pictured is Bob Rohrlack, CEO of the chamber. | [Times file photo] TAMPA - The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce on Thursday voted against supporting a city of Tampa plan to raise taxes on c

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-21 17:06:00

Crews battle 2-alarm warehouse fire in Tampa

File photo TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Crews are battling a 2-alarm warehouse fire in Tampa, News Channel 8 has learned. The fire broke out at a building near the intersection of 50th Street and Hillsborough Avenue. It may have been caused by an explosion, but that has not been confirmed. This is a devel

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-21 22:55:21

Autopsy completed of man who died in police custody after Irma curfew arrest

The autopsy of a Chokoloskee man who died in police custody after being arrested for violating the Hurricane Irma curfew has been completed, but the findings are not being released because of an active criminal investigation, according to authorities. The Collier County Medical Examiner has released

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:44:18

Target 8: Allstate erroneously declares Polk woman's car totaled after Irma

Jamie Brown POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - It felt like nowhere in Florida was left untouched when Hurricane Irma battered the state coast to coast, from the bottom to the top.Jamie Brown opens up about her frustrating experience. In Winter Haven, the storm left a utility pole on top of Jamie Brown's

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-21 22:06:21

Morial, Waters push Black Wealth 2020 movement

Black Wealth 2020, a new movement aiming to change the course of Black wealth in America, is gaining swift support from national advocates of economic justice.Congresswoman Maxine Waters was among the first to interact with the Black Wealth 2020 founders. "The struggle for Black wealth is a legendar

FLCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-21 20:02:38

Black businesses take a hit from Irma

The recovery from Hurricane Irma continues as residents and businesses and government entities are cleaning up, repairing damages and trying to get some disaster aid.Dr. Jerry L. Picott Jr., principal of Campbell Middle School and Cameron L. Robinson, principal of Turie T. Small Elementary School, w

DAYTONATIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 19:52:17

Too many nursing homes unprepared

Tragedy at Hollywood has heightened focus on new federal disaster-planning rules, which homes must comply with by mid-November. It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes. Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane em

FLCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-21 19:48:35

After the storm: Some cleanup tips from city, county

Catastrophic forecasts of Hurricane Irma ripped through Palm Coast like other areas - initially a Category 5 hurricane, the largest ever predicted to hit Florida. But sustaining winds at 105 mph topped off at Category 2. Palm Coasters opted to evacuate, relocate at shelters, or hunker down waiting o

DAYTONATIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 19:45:49

Nearly 400 cats, dogs rescued from Virgin Islands

(WFLA/WAVY) - Nearly 400 dogs and cats were rescued from the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma and flown to Hampton Roads, Virginia on Wednesday. The pets are being cared for at a Virginia farm. An animal lover who lives in Virginia Beach is from the Virgin Islands. She organized the massive anima

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:01

Hillsborough man caught between county, TECO after tree takes out home's power lines

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - When Hurricane Irma barreled through the Tampa Bay area, it took down a lot of trees. One of those trees has put a Gibsonton man in the middle of a dispute between Hillsborough County and TECO. For more than a week now, the 80-year-old resident says he's not been a

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-22 03:18:54