- 3:29 am Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Opening day for the Tampa Bay Rays at the Trop is this Sunday. But since it’s illegal to sell alcohol before 11 am on a Sunday, Ferg’s filed for a special exemption that was granted and will allow them to serve starting at 8 am. The game against the Yankees is sold out, but you can watch on ESPN. First pitch scheduled for 1:10 pm.
University of South Florida defensive back Hassan Childs has now been charged with three cases of aggravated assault after what police describe as a road rage incident. Childs was shot three times Saturday night and is [More]
- 3:38 am Monday, March 27th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
The Treasure Island Police Department is looking for the pilot of an ultralight plane that flew within feet of boaters on Saturday. It was also seen over the Gulf near Treasure Island again on Sunday. If you can help please call the Treasure Island Police Department at (727) 547-4545 and use the case reference number TI17-4985. You can see the video from the Treasure Island Police Dept here of that plane.
Daniel and Isabella Gomez were told they were chosen to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Sunday’s Yankees spring training game but it turned out to be a lot more for [More]
- 3:29 am Friday, March 24th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
It looks like the Rays will have to keep looking for a new home in the Bay area after principal owner Stu Sternberg says that the location they had at the top of their list won’t happen. And that’s also true for the rest of their top five choices. See the full story from the Tampa Bay Times here.
If you’ve bought something from Harbor Freight Tools you just might have a little money coming your way thanks to a class action lawsuit. The suit was brought over misleading sale prices and your payday could be for up to [More]
- 3:57 am Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Joseph Corrao, the Florida man who is accused of killing Pinky the dancing flamingo at Busch Gardens must have in-home competency training before the animal cruelty case against him can continue. Two doctors have already said Corrao is not competent to stand trial right now.
The city of St Pete may be taking control of Tangerine Plaza soon. The shopping center has seen two grocery stores come and go, and now it’s been sold at auction. Summit Bridge bought the lease holding rights and eventually those could be turned over to the city. It’s a pretty complicated deal. For the [More]
- 3:43 am Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by Ann Kelly
If you’re coming back from a trip overseas you’ll have to check most electronic devices. The new rules affect nonstop flights bound for the US from 10 airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. There are direct flights from Dubai that come in to Orlando International Airport. To see the list of exactly which electronics that must be checked click here.
The Forbes list of the richest people is now over 2,000, and seven of those live in the Bay area. Microsoft founder Bill Gates is #1 on the list, and in [More]
- 3:52 am Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 by Ann Kelly
The Forbes list of the richest people is now over 2,000, and seven of those live in the Bay area. Microsoft founder Bill Gates is #1 on the list, and in the Bay area we have Edward DeBartolo Jr.; from the world of biotech Robert Duggan; Kenneth Feld; Todd Christopher, who owned Vogue International; Ronald Wanek, owner of Ashley Furniture; Thomas James, chairman emeritus of Raymond James Financial; and Howard Jenkins, former chairman of Publix Super Markets and son of Publix’s founder George Jenkins. There’s more on the story in the Tampa Bay Times.
Waiting in Airside C at Tampa International Airport is [More]
- 3:50 am Monday, March 20th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
There’s an Amber Alert out for a missing 14 year old girl from Homestead. The last time anyone saw Christelyn Roberston was in the 2400 block of Northeast 3rd St. We have her information here, and if you have information that can help find her please call the Homestead Police Department at 305-247-1535.
The search for some $15,000 in relics stolen from St Leo Abbey in Pasco County is continuing. Investigators think they were taken sometime in January and include five gold rings and a cross that goes back to the 15th century. If you can help out, please call [More]
- 3:50 am Friday, March 17th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Governor Rick Scott removed Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala from the Markeith Loyd case and has assigned it to State Attorney Brad King. Alaya refused to go for the death penalty and then refused to recuse herself from the case against Loyd, who is accused of killing Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton and his pregnant girlfriend. Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Norman Lewis also died in an accident while searching for Loyd.
Tampa City Council has relaxed the rules for feeding the homeless. Groups will no longer be required to have a permit or insurance when they hand out food in city [More]
- 3:47 am Thursday, March 16th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
A successful early morning launch over at the Cape this morning. SpaceEx launched a Falcon 9 rocket that will send the EchoStar 23 communications satellite into orbit. That launch was delayed from Tuesday due to high winds. You can see the launch as it happened live just after 2 am.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s office is continuing to look for two men who went into the waters off Pass-A-Grille channel and disappeared. One of those Jie Luo, 21, was from a group of 15 students from Colorado State University here on spring break. The other is Andrew Dillman, a crew [More]
- 3:51 am Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Trevor Summers has been charged with kidnapping, grand theft, domestic violence and attempted murder in the first degree. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office said Summers kidnapped his wife Alisa last Saturday. They were found Monday in Ruskin. The couple’s children are in their grandparent’s custody.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s office is continuing to look for two men who went into the waters off Pass-A-Grille channel and disappeared. There were four more search and rescues along our west coast yesterday due to the strong winds and currents, with seven people pulled out of the water.
Our chilly weather has also closed water parks at [More]