In this episode, Metropolitan Ministries gives back to the community for Thanksgiving.
In this episode, high school graduation rates are at a record high and JA Biz Town allows children to simulate a business world
In this episode: A serial robber hits his fourth store in less than 24 hours; A car theft ring is broken up; black Friday shopping commences; Hillsborough commissioners are sworn in; free ferry rides to St. Pete tomorrow.
In this episode: A stolen vehicle was involved in a crash ; a Police officer was involved in a wrong way crash; a marijuana operation was discovered; Pendas law-firm kicked off their Turkey giveaway event and the Newsome High school band participates in the Thanksgiving Day parade.
In this episode: In this episode: measles have been eliminated from the United States, and the World Health Organization says this is the first time it's happened in an entire region; yogis from around the Bay Area gather in St. Pete to enjoy a yoga workout with beer and music.
In this episode: a motorcyclist crashes into the barrier wall on southbound I-275, flips into northbound lanes, and an oncoming Pinellas patrol car accidentally hits him; the USF student who reported a robbery earlier this week admits she fabricated the story, is charged with false reporting; a suspect from yesterday's Chase bank robbery is identified; Florida Highway Patrol is hosting a job fair; big-cat rescue sanctuaries from across the country are working with Big Cat Rescue Tampa to give five tigers a new home.
In this episode: a toddler is hospitalized after being shot, police believe it was accidental; the University of South Florida is warning students to stay alert after a student is robbed on campus; a 15 year-old is arrested in Manatee County for having marijuana stuffed down one sock, and meth stuffed down the other; Pasco County Fire Rescue is supplying and installing smoke detectors for those who need them; pig carcasses block northbound lanes on I-75.
In this episode: an 8 year-old girl is hospitalized after being hit by a car's side-view mirror; an Ybor City fight ends in a hit-and-run; Tampa joins cities across the nation in protest of the Dakota Access and Sabal Access Pipeline; XSCAPE Riverview 14 is a new movie theater set to open its doors.
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Florida Focus is a news break reported, written and produced on deadline by the School of Mass Communicationsâ€™ students at the University of South Florida.