- 3:50 am Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 by Ann Kelly
A data breach at the Florida the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services about two weeks ago exposed the personal information of gun owners and Social Security numbers. The hackers got into the system through the online payment portal. If you think your information may have been compromised, call (800) 350-1119 for assistance.
An explosion at a concert in Manchester, England has killed at least 22 people and injured more than 50. The attack happened just after a concert with Ariana Grande had ended. Police believe it was one male attacked involved in what are calling a “terrorist attack.
- 3:40 am Monday, May 22nd, 2017 by Ann Kelly
A depression opened Sunday on the Veteran’s Expressway and they had to shut down all the northbound lanes just to the south of the Hutchinson overpass. Lanes were reopened overnight, but the FHP has warned us that could change at any time.
It was the final curtain for the “greatest show on earth” last night in New York. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s last performance was in Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. That final performance was streamed live on Facebook as the circus closed after 146 years.
AAA thinks we’re about to have a very busy Memorial Day weekend with over [More]
- 3:58 am Friday, May 19th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
A dog undergoing treatment for cancer managed to escape BluePearl Veterinary Partners yesterday and is still missing. Shelby is a 4-year old boxer and ran from the office on Busch to the east of Dale Mabry. They’re worried about her becoming dehydrated in this heat and have offered a $1,000 reward. She’s been spotted in the area a couple of times since escaping Wednesday.
The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for Christopher Michael Try, 20, of Hudson and Kevin Wilson, 23, of New Port Richey that they are “persons of interest” in a hit and run incident.There’s video [More]
- 4:07 am Thursday, May 18th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
UPDATE – Christopher Michael Try turned himself in this morning, but the Florida Highway Patrol is looking for Kevin Wilson, 23, of New Port Richey. They are both considered “persons of interest” in a hit and run incident.There’s video of a stolen SUV going out of control and striking 14-year old Johnny Walsh Jr on Moog Rd in Pasco County. Walsh walked away from the accident with some injuries but will be okay.
- 3:59 am Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
The Florida Highway Patrol needs our help finding a hit and run driver. There’s video of an out of control SUV striking 14-year old Johnny Walsh Jr and leaving the scene on Moog Rd in Pasco County. Walsh walked away from the accident, and now the FHP is looking for a gold Ford Expedition with license plate number GYC-T99.They describe the driver as a white man who appeared to be in his 20.
AAA thinks we’re about to have a very busy Memorial Day weekend with over two million Floridians heading out on the highways. Nationwide take the number up [More]
- 3:35 am Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Cheeto is going home today. A little seahorse was rescued on Indian Shores last week by a girl and her Mom who found in dropped at their feet, possibly from a passing seagull. They call the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to save it, and now it’s nicknamed Cheeto since the girl thought that’s what it was at first. The CMA has the “Cheeto Cam” online now but it ends later today when Cheeto is released back into the waters it was rescued from.
The northbound lanes of 75 were shut down yesterday after a log truck’s load shifted causing the semi [More]
- 3:49 am Monday, May 15th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
A 13-year old Riverview boy who walked away from his home on Lake Lucaya Drive Saturday afternoon was found safe and sound Sunday afternoon. Alex Baumgarten and his dog are back home, no other details have been released.
A new wildfire sparked by lightning Saturday afternoon is at least 80% contained in Starkey Park. That’s the third fire in the last two weeks. The park is still closed but the Suncoast Bike Trail is open. Pasco County remains under a burn ban.
- 1:20 pm Sunday, May 14th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has released new pictures of 13 old Alex Baumgarten who has been missing from his home on Lake Lucaya Drive in Riverview since Saturday afternoon. Alex has been diagnosed with depression and is on medication and may be in the company of his dachshund. Alex is 5 ft 3 in tall and weighs 140 lbs. When he was last seen he was wearing a blue t-shirt, navy blue basketball shorts, and black sneakers. If you know anything you’re asked contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at 813.247.8200.
- 4:10 am Friday, May 12th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
A little seahorse was rescued on Indian Shores last week by a little girl and her Mom who found in dropped at their feet, possibly from a passing seagull. They call the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to save it, and now it’s nicknamed Cheeto since the girl thought that’s what it was at first. It’s recovering at the CMA who has the “Cheeto Cam” online now.
A mother Manatee and her calf were rescued from a canal adjacent to the Harbor View Mobile Manor in New Port Richey Wednesday. They were trapped when repairs to a nearby culvert cut them [More]
- 3:42 am Thursday, May 11th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Smoky air from the wildfire in Starkey Wilderness Preserve in Pasco County has changed the school day schedule for River Ridge Middle and High schools for the rest of the week. The usual 7:30 am start time will move to 10:45 am with the school day over at 5:10 pm. That lingering smoke could be around for up to a month. Burn bans remain in place for most Bay area counties. The Park remains closed through Sunday,