Posted: 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 not named anyone who would be charged and is still seeking information themselves. To contact TPD call (813) 276-3556 or at Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay, (800) 873-8477.
The Lightning bounced back to take game three of the Eastern Conference Finals 4-2 after dropping two straight at home. Game four is tonight in Washington, and if you listen to the experts it’s actually the Lightning who are favored based on the Capitols performance at home.
A vape pen that exploded and killed a St Petersburg man is being blamed on what might have been a counterfeit battery. The company that manufactured the model say they don’t sell fakes and it’s an industry-wide problem with cheaper models. For more on what to be aware of click here.
Florida continues under alert in the the romaine lettuce recall that now extends into 29 states and is responsible for one death, and possibly as many as 17 people reporting kidney failure from possible E. coli contamination. And the egg recall affecting eggs sold through Publix and Walmart. is also a major concern That salmonella outbreak has affected at least a dozen states that include Florida.
If you have unused gift cards from Toys R Us Kmart will take them. The catch? You exchange those cards for for FREECASH in points from Kmart and you must join their Shop Your Way program. That offer will run through the end of July. Kmart is in the process of downsizing so you’ll have to check for your nearest location.