Sanibel Causeway will need to be rebuilt, governor says

Devastating flooding in Fort Myers due to Hurricane Ian Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday afternoon near Fort Myers as a major hurricane just shy of a Category 5. The area was somewhat caught off-guard after the storm’s projected path began to shift south a day before. Residents had little time to evacuate their homes before … Read more

Man in country illegally arrested after hitting, killing Pinellas County deputy and fleeing scene

Sheriff: Illegal worker hit, killed deputy on construction site Sheriff Bob Gualtieri press conference on fatal deputy-involved crash LARGO, Fla. – For the second time in less than two years, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of a deputy. Late Thursday night, Deputy Mike Hartwick was providing security at a construction site … Read more

First-of-its-kind anime convention draws thousands to St. Pete Coliseum

Anime St. Pete Regina Gonzalez reports. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Thousands of costumes, collectors and creative minds passed through the historic Coliseum for the first-ever “Anime St. Pete” convention over the weekend.  Anime refers to a specific style of cartoon produced or inspired by Japanese animation. It’s gained popularity around the world over recent years, … Read more

University of Tampa student shot, killed getting into wrong car identified as New Yorker

UT Student shot, killed by driver University of Tampa students are mourning the loss of one of their classmates who was shot and killed early Saturday morning by a driver as he tried to get into the man’s car. TAMPA, Fla. – A University of Tampa student who lost his life early Saturday morning as … Read more

Turn your Florida Primary election signs into ‘Fuelcubes’: Here’s how

article ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Primaries are over and you probably still see a bunch of signs in your yard or lining the streets. Instead of tossing them in the garbage, Winter Park, Orange County, and Orlando want you to recycle them so they can be turned into an alternative energy source.  Orange … Read more