The Dove Daily Update 

Tampa Mayer And Police Chief On The Streets For Halloween

  • 3:34 am Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan will be on the streets of Seminole Heights tonight along with the trick or treaters. They will both be in Giddens Park to hand out candy before heading out into the neighborhood. Three unsolved, and possibly connected murders in the area have the city on edge. There is video of a suspect here and a $35,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

The Postcard Inn on St Pete Beach has officially been sold for almost $48 million dollars. The buyer is TPH Hotels and Resorts out [More]

High Seas Rescue Near The Skyway

  • 3:43 am Monday, October 30th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Three people on a boat that capsized near the Sunshine Skyway has a Florida State Trooper and a Good Samaritan on a jet ski to thank for their rescue Sunday. There weren’t any rescue crafts in the area so Corporal Jim Covert who was on duty at the bridge and David Teichman were able to get all three to shore safely despite the rough seas.

Jim McElwain is out as coach of the University of Florida Gators. McElwain said he and the team have received death threats. The team had their third straight loss this weekend. Defensive coordinator Randy Shannon will [More]

New Video In The Search For Seminole Heights Suspect

  • 3:56 am Friday, October 27th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn was blunt when he told Tampa Police office to hunt down the person responsible for three unsolved murders in Seminole Heights. TPD believe the shootings were random but the work of one person and have released new video of a person seen running away after the first shooting. If you can help identify a person of interest in the case you’re asked to call 1-813-231-6130 if you have any information.

Over two weeks ago, a dog named Brady manage to get out of her crate while being loaded onto a Delta flight. Yesterday she was [More]

Cooler Weather Arrives

  • 3:27 am Thursday, October 26th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The coldest air in six months has arrived in the Bay area. Mostly clear skies will keep temperatures in the mid 70’s today. And that tropical low will bypass the Bay area for the most part but may bring some rain this weekend.

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn was blunt when he told Tampa Police office to hunt down the person responsible for three unsolved murders in Seminole Heights. TPD believe the shootings were random but the work of one person. Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan also believes they are linked, but with no motive or suspect so far. If you can [More]

Trouble In The Tropics?

  • 3:36 am Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The National Hurricane Center says an area of weather down in the Caribbean has a 50% chance of developing into a tropical system over the next few days. What it will definitely do is increase the rain chances for the weekend. Track any tropical activity in the Dove Hurricane Guide.

A story in the Tampa Bay Times says a group representing Hillsborough County has decided on a site in Ybor City as a new home for the Rays. The 14-acre site is between Channelside and 15th St South, to the east of East Fourth Ave.

The Guardian Angels are now [More]

Tampa PD Search For Suspect

  • 3:33 am Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Tampa PD Detectives investigating the three unsolved murders in Seminole Heights believe the shootings were random but the work of one person. Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan also believes they are linked, but with no motive or suspect so far. If you can help identify a person of interest in the case you’re asked to call 1-813-231-6130 if you have any information.

Our first real cold front of the year is on moving into the Bay area tonight bringing overnight lows into the 50’s here in the Bay area. By Wednesday morning and a high of just 72. North [More]

Cool Weather Moving In

  • 3:34 am Monday, October 23rd, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Our first real cold front of the year is on the way moving in overnight Tuesday bringing overnight lows into the 50’s here in the Bay area. North of us there may be lows into the 40’s.

The Bucs let another one slip away in Buffalo, losing 30-27.They now fall to 2-4 for the year with their game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at 1 pm.

Tampa Police have increased patrols in Seminole Heights where three unsolved fatal shootings have the neighborhood on edge. Police have released a sketch of a suspect and ask you call them at 1-813-231-6130 if you [More]

Dunedin Man Found With Guns And Explosive, Maps Of Area Schools

  • 3:30 am Friday, October 20th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

A 24 year old Dunedin man is under arrest and charged with possession of destructive devices. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s office had gone to Randall Drake’s home to serve a warrant on another charge and found more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition, numerous guns, explosives maps of many Hillsborough County Schools, and the County’s Wastewater Treatment plant. He’s being held on a $20,000 bond, but Sheriff Gualtieri said even if he does bond out he’ll be back in custody on a mental health evaluation.

The Florida Department of Children and Families are concerned that some recipients might be taking benefits [More]

Plane Makes Crash Landing On St Pete Street

  • 3:20 am Thursday, October 19th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

A small plane made a crash landing in St Pete yesterday, just two miles from Albert Whitted Airport. Five people were hurt when it came down around 18th Ave South and 16th St South, none of those injuries considered serious. The flight originated in Tallahassee.

The Florida Department of Children and Families are concerned that some recipients might be taking benefits and then selling them. They’ve seen posts on Craigslist and Facebook. Investigators have been screening those who come to apply and if they’re caught committing fraud denies benefits on the spot.

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of [More]

Hillsborough School Board Approves New School Start Times

  • 3:25 am Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The Hillsborough County School has approved the proposed new start time for students starting with the 2018-2019 school year. You can see the full list of those changes here. Superintendent Jeff Eakins sad the changes were necessary to avoid students getting to class late.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office busted 20 unlicensed contractors during “Operation Nailed.” Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said the sting also resulted in 58 charges, and that’s only two months into the program.

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in advance of a speech by whit nationalist Richard Spencer. That speech is scheduled on the [More]