Watch For Venomous Caterpillars 

Posted: 3:23 am Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

By Ann Kelly



A bite from a venomous Puss caterpillar sent a Land O Lakes boy to the ER with severe pain and a rash. Logan Pergola’s mom brought it to the hospital in a plastic bag and doctor’s were able to identify it and treat Logan. He’s going to be fine but you’re warned not to touch any bug you can’t identify.



The SunPass toll system is still having problems more than two weeks after planned maintenance. Some transactions from last month still haven’t been posted but you can check your balance and add to your account.



There’s a new report out from the Union of Concerned Scientists that warns some 64,000 homes in Florida are are in danger of what they term “chronic flooding” and many of those are right here in the Bay area. They cite a rise in sea levels as the main issue. You can take a look at the report here.



Disney is shooting a movie in Lakeland using Southgate Mall and other locations this week. The One and Only Ivan’ stars Bryan Cranston, Ramon Rodriguez, Arianna Greenblatt, Indira Varma, and Eleanor Matsuura. The movie is based on a Katherine Applegate children’s book.




Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

The FDA has issued a recall for Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks cereal after reports of more than 70 people in 31 states became sick after eating the cereal. Check the full recall list for more information.



Mazzaro’s Italian Market reopened Tuesday after a fire in the warehouse Friday night caused some $75,000 in damage.. The market owners think it was an electrical issue that triggered the blaze.