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Thanksgiving Travel Will Cost More; Weapons Checks At TIA

  • 3:33 am Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The busiest travel days of the year are here, and at Tampa International Airport they’re confiscating more weapons than ever. Security has already found 86 guns, setting a new record. If you’re traveling with a gun, you’re reminded it must be in a locked case and checked with your luggage. If you don’t you could face jail time and a fine of up to $12,000.

If you are traveling this Thanksgiving, you’ll find the highest gas prices since 2014. Last year alone we were paying around $2.00 a gallon and right now it’s closer to $2.50. For a few tips on [More]

NTSB Releases Halladay Preliminary Report

  • 3:32 am Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 by Ann Kelly

A preliminary report was released by the NTSB yesterday on the fatal flight of former major league pitched Roy Halladay. It confirmed Halladay took off from Odessa and did not file a flight plan. It also confirmed reports from witnesses that said the plan had climbed sharply before it went nose down into the Gulf. The full report won’t be out for a few months.

With four still unsolved murders, the reward has grown to $110,000 for information leading the arrest of the suspect in the Seminole Heights shootings. If you can help call 1-800-873-TIPS.

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Seminole Heights Holds Day of Giving

  • 3:27 am Monday, November 20th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

With four still unsolved murders in Seminole Heights, residents came together Saturday to unite for the annual Day of Thanks. That included Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn handing out turkeys, and churches providing food and clothing. The reward has grown to $100,000 for information leading the arrest of the suspect. If you can help call 1-800-873-TIPS.

Two men were lucky to walk away from the crash of their four-seater plane in Clearwater Sunday afternoon. The pilot told investigators he had engine trouble and crashed on Keene at Sunset Point. closing that road for five hours. The FAA is investigating.

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Reward Rises For Seminole Shooter

  • 3:22 am Thursday, November 16th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Tampa Police released additional video on a person they are now considering a suspect in Tuesday’s morning shooting in Seminole Heights of a Tampa man to the three previous murders. The  description they have of a suspect in the death of Ron Felton is a thin, tall black man. You’re asked to call TPD with any information at 1-800-873-TIPS. The reward is now up to $91,000 for information leading the the arrest of that suspect.

There’s big changes coming to the Howard Frankland Bridge. The second of two public meetings will be held tonight at [More]

Reward Rises In Seminole Heights Shooting

  • 4:35 am Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Join The Dove for our Feed the Bay food drive for the Pasco County chapter of Metropolitan Ministries today at the Wal Mart on Land O Lakes Blvd in Lutz. Ann Kelly will be live from 6-10 am accepting your donations of non-perishable food items.Metropolitan Ministries holiday tent is open in downtown Tampa at the corner of Cass and Nebraska. The need for donations is expected to be stronger than usual thanks to our hurricanes and families coming into the area from Puerto Rico.  For more on what is needed click here.

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New Shooting In Seminole Heights

  • 7:14 am Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

There was a shooting in Seminole Heights overnight that Tampa PD are calling “suspicious.” Police found a man’s body shortly before 5 am just off Nebraska near East Berry Ave.  It has not officially been tied to three earlier deaths and police are still asking for help in those shootings. You’re asked to call with any information at 1-800-873-TIPS.

Metropolitan Ministries holiday tent is open in downtown Tampa at the corner of Cass and Nebraska. The need for donations is expected to be stronger than usual thanks to our hurricanes and families coming into the area from Puerto Rico.  [More]

Wins For Bucs, Bolts

  • 3:15 am Monday, November 13th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The Bucs snap a five game with losing streak with Ryan Fitzpatrick leading them to 15-10 win over the Jets Sunday. The Bucs are now 3-6. And the Lightning pick a win of their own with a 2-1 win over the Ducks.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies managed to rescue an 82 year old woman who was trapped in her sinking car Sunday. They’re not sure why Leona Evans lost control of her car and went into a pond in Plant City, but pulled her out of the car before it sank. She’s in serious condition in Lakeland Regional Hospital.

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Public Memorial Set For Roy Halladay

  • 3:44 am Friday, November 10th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

A service to remember the life of Roy Halladay will be open to the public at Spectrum Field in Clearwater next week. The event is scheduled for 4 pm. New video surfaced earlier this week showing the two time Cy Young award winner and Bay area residents plane flying very close to the water before crashing into the Gulf off New Port Richey. The NTSB is continuing to investigate

A seventeen year old girl said she saw a “large cat” around Crosby Road in Myakka City yesterday. She thought it was a tiger. The Manatee County Sheriff’s office said they’ve [More]

Students Stage Walkout

  • 3:38 am Thursday, November 9th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

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Hundreds of Hillsborough County School students walked out of class yesterday, protesting the pay raises that were not given to teachers. That pay raise could have amounted to some $4,000 but the County School Board said that money just isn’t available, and is needed for other projects like technology and training. Negotiation with teachers are ongoing.

Homeowners in Land O Lakes heard from county leaders yesterday on how the investigation is going on that massive sinkhole that opened in their neighborhood almost four months ago. USF investigators want to bring in special equipment [More]

Kriseman Wins Mayoral Race

  • 3:39 am Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Mayor Rick Kriseman retain his seat as Mayor after defeating former Mayor Rick Baker in yesterday’s election. The Penny for Pinellas once-cent tax was also approved for another ten years. returned from Puerto Rico with more than 100 dogs and a dozen
 cats that were left homeless after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island. Many of those rescued will be up for adoption this Saturday as part of Dogtoberfest at Highlander Park in Dunedin.  Ann Kelly will host the events and has all the details here.

FSU President John Thrasher issued an  indefinite interim suspension of all fraternities and [More]

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