- 4:09 am Friday, July 29th, 2016 by Ann Kelly
The list from the government ranking the top hospitals nationwide was released, and it was not kind to the Bay area. They used a five star system and the highest rated hospital near us was Sarasota Memorial with five stars. Locally, four stars went to Mease Countryside, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel and Mease Dunedin. The surprise was Tampa General Hospital receiving only two stars. The full list came be found here at Medicare.gov.
Yesterday’s active shooter training class was a big success for the St Pete Police Department. They worked with St Pete Fire and Rescue to help train the [More]
- 4:02 am Thursday, July 28th, 2016 by Ann Kelly
The Sundial is for sale. The Edwards group put the downtown St Pete property on the market yesterday with no listed selling price. Bill Edwards bought the former Baywalk property back in 2011 for $5.2 million.
The Federal Trade Commission says Florida is the credit card fraud capitol of the nation. They base that on the number of complaints received and last year Florida was number one.
Firefighters are still working that brush fire most likely started by lighting on Egmont Key. The island will remain closed until Florida State Park gives the official okay, and you can check with them [More]
- 4:03 am Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 by Ann Kelly
Florida’s Environmental Regulatory Commission voted on new water quality standards at yesterday’s meeting. That new plan allows an increase in the amount of what are considered cancer-causing toxins in our rivers and streams. Now it goes to the federal Environmental Protection Agency for approval.
Lighting may be the cause of a big brush fire on Egmont Key. At least 30 acres have been burned with firefighters working on the ground and dropping water by air to contain the blaze.
There are now six new travel-related Zika virus cases in Florida, one of those in Hillsborough County. To date, 49 pregnant women in [More]
- 4:34 pm Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 by Ann Kelly
Florida’s Environmental Regulatory Commission will decide just how high to raise the allowable levels of toxic chemicals that they will allow to flow into our waterways at today’s meeting. It’s been 24 years since water quality standards were updated.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has four people under arrest for allegedly using a stun gun to discipline children, one as young as seven years old. DCF took two of those children out of the home earlier this month. The two women said they didn’t do anything out of fear of losing the children, and the men in the home. They [More]