In today's episode of Florida Focus: police investigate an alleged mother daughter murder-suicide in Tampa; a New York Yankee is arrested for a DUI; police are looking to build a new shooting range; a pedestrian is killed by a vehicle; Alfredo Muente tells us about Hillsborough County's Teacher of the Year.
In today’s episode: a maintenance worker was killed this morning at a Tradewinds Island Resort in St. Pete; the entire faculty at Lacoochee Elementary School will be dismissed in June; a woman seeks help from police to get cash back from a drug dealer; the Pier Aquarium is ready to make a splash this fall; Wilson Lisca tells us about a Sun City woman who sings to bring joy to others.
In this episode: Two bomb-related incidents in the Tampa area this week; Channelside could be getting new owners; a cyber bullying bill is passed; Brittani Stetina tells us how the "Take Back the Night" event aims to stop sexual violence.
Today’s show: The body of a 6-year old swept away in dangerous rip tides was found this morning; A Plant City man is in jail for slashing his grandmother with a machete; a St. Pete woman stabbed a convenience store cashier during a robbery; Hart is offering free rides to passengers in honor of earth day; A driver was hospitalized after crashing into a largo church this morning; Trinity Café will begin serving the homeless at their new location next week; 4-time pro bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis is the newest Tampa Bay Buccaneer.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Banel Paulinis introduces us to Tennis For Fun, a program for special needs athletes. Kevin Franklin talks to us about the cultural richness of downtown Tampa's arts and entertainment.
In this episode of Florida Focus: A motorcyclist is killed by a drunk driver; A homeless man is struck by a car; A drug bust occurred in Clearwater;A fifteen year old girl is sexually battered at a party; A Temple Terrace church fire is under investigation; Tampa City Council has voted to build an addition to Riverwalk; The Sugar Sand Festival is coming to Clearwater.
In today's episode; A toddler is in critical condition after being left in a car for eight hours; High temperatures continue to break records in Tampa Bay this week; A 92-year old pilot is safe after landing his plane with no landing gear; In the wake of the Boston Bombing Hillsborough County Sheriff Davis Gee is renewing his call for public security cameras; Tampa Bay Detectives are searching for a man who stole $750 worth of clothes; A Lakeland man became a part of history today; A new model of Hart Buses is hitting the streets to make commute quicker; The Great American clean up is coming to the Bay area.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Florida passes a "texting while driving ban"; Tenorc students injured; Tampa man injured and dogs killed during fire; bus driver resigns after sexual battery arrest; thirty-gallon fuel spill closes intersection; historic bat tower rebuilt; Tampa runners show support to Boston Marathon runners
About Florida Focus
Florida Focus is a 3 minute "newsbreak" reported, written and produced on deadline by School of Mass Communications’ students at the University of South Florida.