Pam Bondi: OJ Simpson not welcome in Florida

TAMPA, FL. – OJ Simpson could be a free man as early as this Sunday and there’s a strong likelihood he will move to the Sunshine State. But not everyone is welcoming the news. Florida Attorney General Mam Bondi sure isn’t. She made that clear in this letter to the Florida Department of Corrections Secretary. … [Read more…]

Vincent Lecavalier will be second player to have jersey retired by Tampa Bay Lightning

Vincent Lecavalier played in 1,037 games over 14 seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, tallying 383 goals and 491 assists for 874 points. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING PRESS RELEASE TAMPA BAY — The Tampa Bay Lightning will retire the No. 4 worn by the franchise’s all-time leading goal-scorer, Vincent Lecavalier, Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik announced … [Read more…]

Hurricane Irma Aftermath: Latest On Power Outages, Disaster Assistance, Food Distribution, Debris Pickup​ In Tampa Bay

TAMPA, FL — More Tampa Bay residents are finding: their power returning at their homes; getting gas for their vehicles was easier; restaurants and stores had reopened, though selections of some items were not available. Some residents won’t have to suffer in the Florida heat too much longer. Tampa Electric officials say they will have … [Read more…]

Hurricane Irma: Florida braced for storm surges after it hits Miami and Tampa – latest news

6.2 million without power as Hurricane Irma tracks coastStorm kills at least four in Florida after 38 dead in Caribbean10,000 could have stayed in Keys to ride out hurricaneHurricane weakens to tropical storm, but surge threat remains Large parts of Florida remain at risk from potentially life-threatening storm surges after Hurricane Irma tore a devastating … [Read more…]

Florida drivers paying highest gas prices of 2017

Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. TAMPA – “I was really liking the gas prices not too long ago so yeah, when I woke up today, I was like, ahhhh,” said Joy Watts of Tampa. Yes, they are up. We are seeing the … [Read more…]

When Is the Next Solar Eclipse in Tampa, Florida?

The city of Tampa, Florida, was privy to a partial solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Tampa was not in the “zone of totality” for what’s been called the Great American Solar Eclipse, many areas in the city were be able to see a good portion of the sun covered by the moon. The … [Read more…]