The Dove Daily Update 

Manatees Off The Endangered List

  • 3:44 am Friday, March 31st, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The Manatee is no longer on the endangered list and that has some people worried. The ironic part of the story is that the announcement was made the day after Manatee Appreciation Day by The US Fish and Wildlife Service. The Save the Manatee Club has already made plans to file suit to overturn that decision.

The Pasco County Health Department has confirmed one case of tuberculosis. They are not saying who the person is but they are contacting anyone that would have worked with or around that person and to warn them of symptoms. We have more information for you from [More]

Hillsborough County School Board Looks For Tardy Student Solutions

  • 3:38 am Thursday, March 30th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Kids are getting to school late, and the Hillsborough County School Board wants to change that. Bus schedules are being blamed so they’re looking into options such as changing the time school starts and ends. Right now the district is holding focus groups to get student and parent’s opinions. The board will meet at the end of April and take another look at the problem and recommendations from the district superintendent.

Florida Attorney General Pam Biondi will be part of the presidential Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission but since it’s a part time job will still remain as Attorney General. New [More]

Childs Off USF Football Team

  • 3:39 am Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

University of South Florida defensive back Hassan Childs, charged with three cases of aggravated assault after what police describe as a road rage incident is no longer on the USF football team. Childs was shot three times Saturday night and is recovering from his injuries. Jovanni Jimenez told police he shot Childs in self-defense when Childs pointed a gun at him and his wife and children in their car.Jimenez told police he shot Childs in self-defense when Childs pointed a gun at him and his wife and children in their car.

A Florida House Committee did pass a bill to implement the [More]

  • 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]

Treasure Island Police Looking For Pilot

  • 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]

Rays Continue Search For New Home

  • 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]

Accused Flamingo Killer Back In Court

  • 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]

New Rules Affect Electronics On Incoming Overseas Flights

  • 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]

Forbe’s List Of Billionaires Includes Seven In Bay Area

  • 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]

Amber Alert Issued

  • 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]