The Dove Daily Update 

Bayshore HOA To Fund Police Presence

  • 3:34 am Thursday, May 31st, 2018 by Ann Kelly

The  Bayshore Beautiful Homeowners’ Association is going to pay for increased police presence along Bayshor Blvd after a young mother and her 2-year old daughter were struck and killed by drag racing teenagers a week ago. They’ll pay $2,500 for the next month to have Tampa Police Department Officers in the area, and then take a look at how things went to see if they want to continue the program. You can even help them out – we have the full story here.

Hurricane season officially begins on Friday, and this weekend we’ll kick off the tax-free shopping holiday as well for [More]

Trial Date Set For Curtis Reeves

  • 3:53 am Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

A trial date has been set in the case against former police captain Curtis Reeves. Olsen is charged in the shooting death of Chad Oulson in a Wesley Chapel movie theater over four years ago. The trial day is now scheduled to begin February 25th, 2019.

The city of St Pete’s sewage system had no major issues after this past weekend’s tropical downpours from Alberto. There was one minor spill at the Van Dyke Plant. The city has spent more then $100 million dollars on upgrades to the system after major problems two years ago.

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Aftermath Of Alberto

  • 3:36 am Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Alberto made landfall in Laguna Beach in the Florida Panhandle yesterday. Now the greatest threat of what is left of the storm is possible flash flooding along with gusty winds as it moves inland.  Beachgoers in the Bay area are being warned about strong rip currents.

A North Carolina journalist who was a graduate of St Pete High School died when a tree fell on the news vehicle he was in. Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer were covering the storms hitting the Greenville area when they died. They worked for NBC affiliate WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Storm Prep Links; Sandbag Locations

  • 6:01 am Saturday, May 26th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

With the Bay area expecting heavy rainfall from Alberto, here’s the links you’ll need to make it safely through the weekend. There areIf you do need to head out for last minute preparations see what the roads are like first. The most important thing is to not drive through flooded areas and pay attention to detours through areas that generally flood easily.

 

To check with your particular county for additional emergency and storm preparation information please click the links below.

-County-by-county sandbag locations

Hillsborough County Emergency Management

Pinellas County Emergency Management

-Pasco County Emergency Management

-Hernando County Emergency Management

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Speed Limit Lowered On Bayshore Boulevard

  • 3:35 am Friday, May 25th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Starting today, the speed limit on Bayshore Blvd will be lowered from 40 mph to 35 mph in an effort to slow traffic. in the aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident. Tampa Police say street racers on Bayshore Blvd struck and killed 24-year-old Jessica Raubenolt. Her 2-year-old child, Lillia Raubenolt, also died from her injuries Thursday evening, TPD have charged the two drivers, Cameron Herrin and John Barrineau, with vehicular homicide, reckless driving and street racing.

There’s a strong possibility of tropical weather for  Memorial Day weekend. The greatest threat will come from the heavy rains and strong winds, And. there are [More]

Lightning Shut Out At Home

  • 3:09 am Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 by Ann Kelly

The season is over for the Lightning. They lost to the Washington Capitols at Amalie Arena last night 4-0. Now it’s the Las Vegas Golden Knights taking on the Washington Capitols for the Stanley Cup with Monday night at 8 pm.

Tampa Police say street racers on Bayshore Blvd struck and killed and 24-year-old Jessica Reisinger and seriously injuring her two-year old child yesterday. TPD have charged the two drivers, Cameron Herrin and John Barrineau, with vehicular homicide, reckless driving and street racing. Tristan Herrin was a passenger in one car and will face charges of street racing.

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Capitols Force Game Seven

  • 3:31 am Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 by Ann Kelly

It’s on to game seven after the Lightning lose to Washington, 3-0 last night. That final game will be back at Amalie Arena Wednesday night at 8 pm. The Las Vegas Golden Knights have already clinched a Stanley Cup final berth in their first season of play as an expansion team.

Residents along the Little Manatee and the Alafia River are keeping an eye on out for flooding less than one year after floodwaters threatened the area. The National Weather Service says the river could crest at least one foot above flood level today with more rain predicted. We [More]

Lightning Go Back To DC For Game Six

  • 4:44 pm Sunday, May 20th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

After Saturday’s 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitols at Amalie Arena, the Lightning are back on the road for game six Monday night in DC. The Lightning lead the series 3-2 and a win would take them to the Stanley Cup Finals. If a game seven is necessary that will be back at Amalie Arena Wednesday night at 8 pm.

As the end of the school year approaches some schools in the Bay area are increasing security in the aftermath of Friday’s shootings in Texas. Schools in Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk and Manatee counties have said they will have more [More]

Lightning Ties Series; Back Home Saturday Night

  • 3:28 am Friday, May 18th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

The Lightning win game four in Washington to tie up the Eastern Conference Finals at two game apiece.  Game five is back home at Amalie Arena Saturday night at 7:15 pm, game six in Washington and if there’s a game seven that’s back in Tampa since the Lightning have home ice advantage.

There is now an $8,000 reward being offered by the family of Tampa muralist Matt Callahan for information leading to the arrest of the person who killed him. The reward started with Callahan’s father who named a person he believes killed his son, and other business soon added to the original [More]

Game Four Tonight In Washington; Deadly Florida Storms

  • 3:38 am Thursday, May 17th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Pay attention the storms hitting the Bay area. One person died and anther was injured by a lightning strike yesterday. The people hit were in Hendricks Farms in Parkland. More rain is on the way today and into the weekend.

There is now an $8,000 reward being offered by the family of Tampa muralist Matt Callahan for information leading to the arrest of the person who killed him. The reward started with Callahan’s father who named a person he believes killed his son, and other business soon added to the original $5,000 reward. The Tampa Police Department has [More]