Day One Of Early Voting In Hillsborough County - Over 13,000Brisk - that’s the word being used to describe day one of early voting in Hillsborough County. While vote-by-mail has been breaking records across the county, it's not the only option. For voters who prefer to vote in person, early voting polls opened up Monday in Hillsborough County and those numbers are already trailing 2016’s total numbers.
St. Pete Car Wash Gearing Up To Deliver A Spooky Halloween SurpriseThe next time you head out to your local car wash, make sure to do a double-take on those car windows. You might have a spooky masked man right outside your car. A St. Pete car wash company says they’re going all-out this year to help kids celebrate Halloween safely!
Howl-O-Scream Is Back, But By Reservation This YearIt's one of the creepiest and yet most sought after nights during the Halloween season in Tampa Bay. Howl-O-Scream has been around for 21 years. Obviously, it's changed throughout the years and there's been a lot of evolution. So with the scare of a pandemic now being part of our reality, rather than canceling Howl-O-Scream this year, Busch Gardens officials made some big adjustments.
'Pedestrian Crosswalk Provisions A Must' After 3 Fatalities Over WeekendIt was a deadly weekend across Tampa Bay as several traffic accidents led to fatalities at intersections known to be dangerous for pedestrian crossings. Over the weekend, three deaths were the result of separate pedestrian versus vehicle accidents across Tampa Bay. CW44’a Andrea Alvarez spoke with an local advocate for pedestrian safety who says crosswalk provisions are long overdue.
Hope & Winter Celebrate Their Birthdays At Clearwater Marine AquariumTwo of Tampa bay’s favorite dolphins celebrated their birthdays over weekend. Winter and Hope, two rescued dolphins at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium turned 15 and 10.
2020 Election: There's Still Time To Request Vote-By-Mail BallotsCW44 News At 10 reported last week that Hillsborough County election officials began testing their voter equipment. Since the deadline to register to vote has passed, Supervisors of Elections in the Tampa Bay area are now working together to help citizens get ready to vote in the upcoming 2020 general election.
Covid: Florida Man Finally Home After 51 Days In Medically Induced ComaTampa Bay man receives outpouring of support from across the globe after waking from his 51-day medically induced coma to treat his COVID-19 infection.
City of St. Pete Urges Residents To Obtain Flu Vaccination ASAPA trip to the doctor's office is likely at the top of your list over the next couple of weeks or at least it should be according to top health officials. The City of St. Petersburg, Thursday issued a statement encouraging residents to obtain a flu vaccination as soon as possible.
SCREAM-A-GEDDON Now Open With Covid Precautions In PlaceOctober is finally here and so is SCREAM-A-GEDDON. With several Tampa Bay haunted attractions canceling plans this year due to COVID-19, the Florida-favorite scare park is now open and safely serving spook-starved guests.
TPA Announces First U.S. Airport COVID Testing Site For PassengersTampa International Airport, in partnership with BayCare Health System, announced the launch of the country's first airport testing pilot that will offer two types of FDA-approved COVID-19 tests for all departing and arriving passengers.
Pasco Sets County Record For Most Vote-By-Mail Requests, More ExpectedPasco County set a record for most vote-by-mail ballots in county history. It's not too late to submit a request to be included in vote-by-mail.
Positive Covid Cases Spike In Pinellas As State Count FlattensAs the U.S. Coronavirus death toll tops 200,000 - now the highest in the world - some Tampa Bay area doctors are discussing the recent increase in positive cases.
Positive Covid Cases See 2 Week High In Pasco CountyThe number of positive COVID-19 cases has increased significantly over the last two weeks in Pasco county. Officials held a meeting this Monday morning to review and discuss those numbers, among other Covid-related issues.
New Study: Physician 'Burnout' Contributing To Increase In Suicide RatesThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a troubling trend, a rise in suicides among physicians and now their families are asking for more protection and treatment options for doctors during the pandemic. Newly released data shows cases of burnout in healthcare are skyrocketing.
Rising Drug Costs In Florida Threaten Bay Area Independent PharmaciesIn Tampa Bay, there are close to 100 independent pharmacists that are at risk of shutting down because of lack of drug pricing regulations. Independent pharmacies are worried that this will cause pharmacy deserts and hundreds of millions of dollars in losses in Florida's economy.