Convicted Rapist Skips Prison, Found Living In Clearwater For DecadesA man convicted of rape in Connecticut skipped prison, assumed the identity of a deceased 5-year-old boy and lived freely for decades in Clearwater - until he attempted to renew his passport.
Clearwater Man Arrested After Threatening Lives Of Florida PoliticiansA Clearwater man was arrested Wednesday after police say he threatened to kill Florida state government officials and President Donald Trump’s supporters. Detectives are speaking about the arrest telling CW44 News at 10 they have zero-tolerance for threats in their community.
RIGHT NOW: Serious Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash In ClearwaterClearwater Police made a statement at 6:04pm Saturday evening that officials are investigating a serious vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the 1200 block of Gulf Blvd. in Clearwater, Florida.
'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.
22 Arrested For Seeking Sex With Minors, 2 Were Previous Sex OffendersAn online chat investigation known as “Operation Social Bust” resulted in the arrest of 22 men who sought out sex with minors in the Tampa Bay area.
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.
UPDATE: Charges Filed In Serious Clearwater Hit & Run Involving 2 MotorcyclesClearwater Fire & Rescue and Clearwater Police were called to a hit-and-run crash with serious injuries just after 8:30pm this evening on State Road 590 at Lucas Drive.
DEVELOPING STORY: Woman's Body Found In Waters Of Old Tampa BayA deceased woman's body was recovered from the water in Old Tampa Bay on Saturday evening.
Retired Clearwater Officer Arrested For Molestation Of A 12-Year-OldA retired Clearwater police officer has been arrested and suspected of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a young girl that occurred over the course of two years.
Seven-Hour Standoff With Armed Suspect In Clearwater Ends PeacefullyA Clearwater man faces multiple charges after barricading himself in his apartment for more than seven hours, threatening to shoot his wife and police officers.
Kelly Preston's Death Certificate Reveals She Passed Away At Her HomeKelly Preston's Death Certificate Reveals She Passed Away At Her Home
Trump Boat Parade Attempts World Record In Madeira BeachToday is the day that President Donald Trump supporters in the Tampa Bay region with boats will attempt to break the record for the largest boat parade in history.
Clearwater Accepting Applications for Rent, Mortgage & Utility Payment AssistanceThe city of Clearwater is seeking to assist residents hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic if they are behind on their rent, mortgage, or utility payments.
Clearwater Launches Compost Education Program Available To All ResidentsThe city of Clearwater has launched a new, online educational program in partnership with Pinellas Community Compost. The public is encouraged to enroll in the online class, called "Create Compost," to learn the basics and benefits of backyard composting.
July 4th Weekend: What To Expect On Pinellas BeachesIf you’re worried about overcrowding, pay attention to parking. One of the ways the city regulates beach population is through parking space capacity, which also matches up closely with those distancing protocols.