The Dove Daily Update 

Cold Weather Shelters Open

  • 4:17 pm Saturday, December 9th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

A wind chill advisory is up for Hillsborough, Pasco, as well as Manatee counties tonight, and a freeze watch is also in effect for Hernando and Citrus counties. There’s also a chance your flight up north is going to be delayed. A winter storm is slowing flights so please check ahead before you head to Tampa International Airport, St Pete or to Sarasota. Delta has already canceled close to 300 flights.

That same cold snap will have cold weather shelters will open tonight in Pasco and Sarasota counties. For updates stay with our partners from [More]

Donaldson Charged

  • 3:51 am Friday, December 8th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Accused Seminole Heights killer Howell Donaldson III is now officially charged with four counts of first degree murder. The grand jury indictment came down on the same day his parents went before a judge in Hillsborough County. They continue to refuse to answer questions about their son and will be back in court January 5th and may face contempt of court charges.

The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of the person who abandoned four sick puppies by the side of the road, right in front of the shelter. The four [More]

  • 3:30 am Thursday, December 7th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The parents of accused Seminole Heights killer Emanuel Donaldson are still refusing to answer question from the prosecutor about their son yesterday. They had been allowed a two-minute video visit with him on Friday at the Orient Road Jail where he is being held without bail. A hearing is scheduled today.

A Pasco County Sheriff’s deputy piloting a helicopter was temporarily blinded by a laser but managed to land safely in a parking lot. Pilot Stephen Bowman tracked that person to his home. Now 27 year old Ryan Fluke is facing third degree felony charged for pointing that laser.

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Duke Energy Customer Accounts Hacked

  • 3:35 am Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

If you paid your Duke Energy bill by check or cash at a payment processing center your personal information may have been stolen. TIO Networks process those payments and reported a hack that can affect customer information going back to 2008. TIO is sending letters out to customers in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.

The Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association let the Hillsborough County School Board know what they thought of that raise that amounted to $92 per teacher at yesterday’s meeting. They demonstration outside was loud it could be heard inside. There is still no agreement between the two sides [More]

No Agreement On Hillsborough Teachers Raises

  • 3:47 am Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

The Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association say Monday’s offer from the Hillsborough County School District just isn’t the pay raise they were looking for. It amounted to $92 per teacher. So once again, no agreement between the two sides and discussions will continue.

At last night’s City Council meeting in Brooksville residents were told for the now, their Police Department is not being disbanded – for now. City Council is trying to find ways to save money on the city budget and that no decisions had been made. As a matter of fact the issue wasn’t even on the agenda and must [More]

McDonalds Manager Gets Full Reward

  • 3:47 am Monday, December 4th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

McDonald’s manager Delonda Walker will receive the entire $110,000 reward that was offered for information leading to the arrest of the Seminole Heights Shooter. 24 year old Howell Emanuel Donaldson gave her a bag that contained the gun that has been tied to all four deaths. He is being held without bond until his next hearing on Tuesday.

The lineup is set for the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day at Raymond James Stadium. The South Carolina Gamecocks will take on the Michigan Wolverines. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and start at $80. Click [More]

Donaldson Held Without Bond

  • 3:37 am Friday, December 1st, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Tampa Police are holding 24 year old Howell Emanuel Donaldson without bond until his next hearing on Tuesday. Donaldson is charged with four counts of first degree of murders in Seminole Heights. HART has resumed regular bus service for Route 9 in Seminole Heights now that police have Donaldson in custody.

Hurricane season is officially over, and it unfortunately lived up to the expert’s predictions. The “hyper-active” season saw 17 named storms, with September bringing in deadly hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Is that nice, fresh Christmas tree bugged? One pest control agency says it’s possible for up to 25,000 bugs [More]

Seminole Heights Shooter Facing Four Counts Of First Degree Murder

  • 3:57 am Thursday, November 30th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Tampa Police arrested 24 year old Howell Emanuel Donaldson who now faces four counts of first degree of murders in Seminole Heights. He was arrested at a McDonalds in Ybor. There’s still no reported motive for the killings, but Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said they received 5,000 tips in the case. HART will resume regular bus service for Route 9 in Seminole Heights now that police have Donaldson in custody.

Both Tampa and St Pete lose out on acquiring a major league soccer team for now. The first round of expansion cities was announced with Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville and Sacramento [More]

Police Charge Suspect In Seminole Heights Shooting

  • 3:48 am Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Tampa Police arrested 24 year old Howell Emanuel Donaldson yesterday and charged him four counts of murder in the Seminole Heights shootings. He was arrested at a McDonalds in Ybor City after TPD received a tip about a man with a gun there.

There’s an anti-bullying bill being proposed in Tallahassee that has some parents upset. It basically give parents who’s child is being bullied a voucher to send them to another school but allows the bully to stay at that school. That bill would come with an annual price tag of $30 million dollars. You can see the [More]

Seminole Asks Residents To “Light The Heights”

  • 3:32 am Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 by Ann Kelly

Residents in Seminole Heights are encouraging each other to “Light the Heights” with plenty of holiday lights. Volunteers have been going through the neighborhood asking people who live there to brighten the night since there is still no arrest in the four unsolved murders. The reward has grown to $110,000 for information leading the arrest of the suspect in the Seminole Heights shootings. If you can help call 1-800-873-TIPS.

If you bought protein bars at Aldi, take them back. The recall was issued for the Fit and Active bars that may have some small pieces of plastic in them. For [More]