- 3:24 am Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 by Ann Kelly
SunPass is shut down for maintenance through this Monday, June 11th at 9 am. If you’re low on funds for your SunPass account you won’t be able to add more until the system is back on line. Tolls will still be charged and add back on to accounts when it’s back up as well.
Tax-free shopping ends tomorrow, June 7th for Florida’s 2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. It’s a chance to get some supplies for your hurricane prep kit a little cheaper. You can see a full list of what is included here as well as what is not.
- 3:31 am Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by Ann Kelly
Less that two weeks after a young other and her daughter lost their lives to drag races on Bayshore Blvd, Tampa PD stopped two more racers on Gandy Blvd. One of them had two young children in the car. Michael Lemire and Michael Segler were arrested and face misdemeanor charges of street racing. Lemire had his children in the car. Now law enforcement on both sides of the Bay are asking for help from local businesses to allow them onto their property and arrest racers before they get back out on the streets.
- 3:35 am Monday, June 4th, 2018 by Ann Kelly
Less that two weeks after a young other and her daughter lost their lives to drag races on Bayshore Blvd, Tampa PD stopped two more racers on Gandy Blvd. One of them had two young children in the car. Michael Lemire and Michael Segler were arrested and face misdemeanor charges of street racing. Lemire had his children in the car.
There was a bike ride on Sunday in honor of Jessica Raubenolt and her 2-year-old daughter Lillia, the mother and daughter who lost their lives to drag racers on Bayshore Blvd. Investigators say the car that hit them may have been [More]
- 3:37 am Friday, June 1st, 2018 by Ann Kelly
Hurricane season officially begins on today and it also kicks off the tax-free shopping week for supplies.. Predictions have been for an above average season, and we’ve already had our first named storm. Check Ann-Ventures and Ann Kelly’s Kitchen for more storm preparation tips. And for more information check the Florida Department of Revenue site and see the full list of items that qualify from June 1st through June 7th.
The Bayshore Beautiful Homeowners’ Association is going to pay for increased police presence along Bayshore Blvd after a young mother and her 2-year old daughter were struck and killed by drag racing teenagers a [More]
- 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]
- 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.
There are a lot more people [More]
- 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.
- 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.
- 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]
- 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.
With more storms [More]