Evacuation Order Lifted As Piney Point Wastewater 'Uncontrolled Breach' AvertedNewly released images of the Piney Point Reservoir in Manatee County show noticeably lower water levels after a leak was discovered this weekend and officials scrambled to drain the holding pond in efforts to prevent millions of gallons of wastewater from spilling into nearby homes and businesses.
Florida Senate To Consider As Much As $200 Million For Piney Point CleanupWith work continuing to prevent a potentially catastrophic collapse of a reservoir wall, the Florida Senate will consider a budget amendment Wednesday to spend as much as $200 million to clean up the site of a former phosphate plant in Manatee County.
No Second Breach At Toxic Waste Water Pond Near Tampa BayA wastewater reservoir from a former fertilizer plant on the state's west coast may have a second breach.
Former Florida Teacher Mark Ackett, Accused Of Recording Students Undressing, Pleads Guilty To Video VoyeurismA former Tampa teacher has pleaded guilty to more than 300 counts of video voyeurism after being accused of secretly recording 124 students and an adult teacher undressing.
Throngs Of Maskless Fans Celebrate Tampa's Super Bowl WinThrongs of mostly maskless fans took to the streets and packed sports bars as the clock inside Raymond James Stadium ticked down on a hometown Super Bowl win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Football Fans Have Fun At Super Bowl Experience Ahead Of Big GameOne year since football fans took over Miami, Tampa is much tamer.
Super Bowl Expected To Bring Much-Needed Economic Boost To TampaEven with tight COVID-19 restrictions and a scaled-down fan experience, football fans will be flocking to Tampa for a chance to be part of Super Bowl 55.
Super Bowl LV Kicks Off Sunday In Tampa, Limited Fans In The StandsDespite a pandemic that forced many changes this season, Super Bowl LV is kicking off this Sunday.
FHP: Florida Man Accused Of Tossing Golf Clubs Into Traffic, Hitting FHP TrooperThe Florida Highway Patrol arrested a Florida man who they said tossed golf clubs into highway traffic and then slugged the trooper who pulled him over.
Tampa Super Bowl Could Be Derailed As COVID-19 Cases Continue To SurgeSuper Bowl LV is scheduled to take place in Tampa on February 7, but right now the NFL's path to the Sunshine State threatens to be derailed by a global pandemic running wild in the US.
Joe Biden Makes First Visit To Florida Looking For The Latino VoteJoe Biden is making his first trip to Florida as the Democratic presidential nominee on Tuesday, taking part in a veterans roundtable in Tampa and seeking support among Latinos, a crucial voting bloc in the Sunshine State, at a Hispanic Heritage Month event in Kissimmee.
Man Accused Of Trying To Kidnap WWE Star Sonya Deville At Her Florida HomeA South Carolina man who reportedly spent eight years planning to kidnap WWE star Sonya Deville was caught after he allegedly broke into her home near Tampa.
President Trump Talks Hurricane Isaias And Pandemic While In Tampa, Says He Is 'Concerned About Miami'President Donald Trump took a trip to Tampa on Friday, a state critical to his reelection prospects but currently in the midst of two storms. Hurricane Isaias approaching from the east and a record number of COVID-19 cases.
Tampa Area Boy Dead, Several Others Injured In ATV AccidentA seven-year-old boy died, and several others were injured when an all-terrain vehicle flipped over in a grassy field.
Florida Man Finds Gator Doing Laps In Backyard PoolA west coast Florida family came home to an unwelcome guest - a small alligator leisurely swimming in their backyard pool.