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How climate change could affect Florida's weather in 2080

TAMPA, Fla. — If warmer and more humid summers are most preferred, stick around until 2080: Climate change is bound to play a significant role in many Florida cities. It's not just the Sunshine State, as most of the continent will somehow be affected by a changing planet, according to a recent study


1 Killed In Tampa Shooting Sunday Morning: Police

TAMPA, FL — One person is dead following an early Sunday morning shooting in Tampa, police said. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. on North 15th Street. An 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, ABC Action News reported.


Florida man accused of pointing red laser at sheriff’s helicopter

A Florida man was arrested early Sunday after authorities said he shined a red laser at a sheriff’s helicopter that was circling overhead to observe a controlled fire. Brian Harting, 48, allegedly admitted to pointing the device at the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office helicopter but claimed he did n


Detectives search for armed suspect who robbed CVS in Hillsborough Co.

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. — Detectives are asking for the public's help in their search for a robber who targeted a CVS Monday morning. Detectives said the robber walked into the CVS located at 5502 Fowler Avenue East in Temple Terrace.


Racism isn’t funny, but this Tampa play is

David Jacobi’s 'Ready Steady Yeti Go' will make you laugh — and make you think. Stageworks Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director, Karla Hartley, has always been interested in new work. It’s kind of her bread and butter, she tells us during a panel discussion at Seminole Heights Library. She also str


Golden Girls cruise to set sail in 2020

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - If you are looking for a cruise that lets you get to dive into one of the most popular '80s sitcoms, you're in luck. Flip Phone Events is organizing a Golden Girls cruise that will depart from Miami before making stops at Key West and Cozumel next February.


Bloomingdale-Riverview Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

BLOOMINGDALE-RIVERVIEW, FL — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy until evening. Partly cloudy throughout the day.


Video shows Florida inmates break into SUV to rescue trapped baby

TAMPA, Fla. (WGHP) -- An inmate in southern Florida used his criminal skills for a good cause. He and a group of four others charged with low-level offenses in Pasco County, near Tampa, broke into an SUV on Thursday to rescue a 1-year-old girl who was accidentally locked in, according to KABC-TV.


Authorities investigate deadly shooting in Hillsborough County

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Authorities in Hillsborough County are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. Around 12 a.m. Friday night the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office recieved a Shot Spotter alert. They responded to 2200 Cedar Trace Circle and found a 33-year-old man suffering from


Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Tuesday, Feb. 19

The Zombies: Iconic British psychedelic pop legends and 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees. 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $49-$69; VIP $169.50. Sarah Brightman: The Broadway star who rose to fame as the lead in The Phantom of the Opera is known for her three octave rang


Traffic Alert: Motorcyclist flown to hospital after colliding with car

Tampa, Fla (WFLA) - Pasco Fire Rescue is investigating a motorcycle crash that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital after colliding with a car. The crash happened at the intersection of Ehren Cutoff and Parkway Boulevard. The motorcyclist is listed as a trauma alert.


Tampa police investigate after body found in pool at Glazer Family JCC

TAMPA, Fla. — A body was found in the pool at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC when the privately owned recreation center opened Sunday morning, Tampa police say. Lifeguards found the body of a woman in the lap pool before 8 a.m. and notified police immediately, a news release from the Bryan Glazer Famil


WMNF Tampa fires host, staffer and co-founder Rob Lorei

The station says there there will be a national search for a news director. Rob Lorei has been with Tampa community radio station WMNF 88.5-FM since the beginning. Lately, you could hear the Best of the Bay-winning media personality as the host of daily, hour-long talk show Radioactivity.


What happened to the couple whose boat sank near John's Pass? They’re off on another adventure.

A year ago, their maritime misfortune off John’s Pass turned a Colorado couple into viral sensations whose story reached audiences as far away as China and Russia. The kindness of strangers finally put the free-spirited Nikki Walsh and Tanner Broadwell back on track with their Caribbean adventure af


Tow truck driver remembered 2 years after hit-and-run death

TAMPA, Fla (WFLA) - Tow truck drivers gathered Sunday to honor one of their own with a message. "We've been getting killed left and right," tow truck driver Eduardo Acevedo told News Channel 8. "This is crazy, it's an epidemic."


Human Trafficking: The Downside Of Being A Super Bowl Host

TAMPA, FL -- In anticipation of Tampa hosting the Super Bowl in 2021, law enforcement leaders and experts are meeting today to discuss ways to tackle the human trafficking that inevitably occurs in Super Bowl host cities.


Hillsborough deputies seek pregnant woman who charged $40,000 at Publix, Target, Winn-Dixie

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a pregnant woman accused of spending $40,000 using a credit card she opened after stealing someone’s identity.


Chastity Belt’s only Florida show is happening at BabeFest in Ybor City

Nonprofit Love Your Rebellion is moving its signature event to Tampa for 2019. As of right now, it looks like the only Florida date on Chastity Belt’s itinerary is happening on May 25 at Crowbar in Ybor City.


A Florida boy was arrested after refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class

An 11-year-old boy in Florida was arrested after he refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class and allegedly refused to listen to orders from school officials and a resource officer.


Helicopter finds body of missing Florida mom

COCOA, Fla. (WESH) - The body of a missing mother of four has been found in a remote area of Osceola County, deputies confirmed. "She didn't deserve this at all. She was the most innocent of souls. She was always willing to help. She was always just naturally bubbly," Sh'Mika Scott-Devoe said.