UPDATE: University Of South Florida Consolidation Takes Effect July 1, 2020Consolidation provides a wide range of new opportunities for students and faculty and ensures that every student has an opportunity to earn their degree from a Preeminent State Research University.
Hillsborough Cty. Mask Mandate Results In More Threatening/Racist EmailsHillsborough County's Emergency Policy Group met on Thursday for the first time since approving a controversial mandate to wear a mask. The racially-charged reaction to the mandate became the hot topic of meeting.
HCSO Needs Help Identifying Suspects In Vehicle Theft/Burglary Spree“Knowing that guns have been stolen from some of these vehicles, identifying and locating these suspects is even more urgent. We do not want to see these weapons contributing to crime in our communities,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Please, help us help you by locking your doors, taking valuable items inside or concealing them if you must leave them in your vehicle.”
Can Mosquitoes Spread COVID-19As the Southern US enters peak mosquito season, many are asking if mosquitoes can spread COVID-19. Science shows mosquitoes can spread some viruses to humans, but can it spread the novel Coronavirus that's created a worldwide pandemic.
Tampa Bay Area Lawyer Discusses Newly Mandated Face CoveringsFor the nearly 3 million people living in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, getting used to face masks in a day or two won’t come easily. But now that it’s a requirement with enforcement intact, there isn’t much room for error either.
Tampa Bay Area Antenna TV Users: July 1, 2020 Is Rescan DayIf your television signal comes from antenna and you're in the Tampa Bay television market, you will need to rescan your tv on July 1, 2020. This will affect all views of CW44 and related "dot" channels.
Gov. DeSantis Announces Recommendations To Reopen Florida Education SystemsGovernor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran's recommendations for local communities to consider as they finalize plans to re-open safe and healthy schools that are set up for success.
Hillsborough COVID-19 Cases Spiking, Officials Urge Free TestingJon-Paul Lavandeira: 'Were still fighting this beast so just stay on your Ps and Qs. There’s no reason why anyone shouldn’t take advantage of this and just know for sure."
Tampa Reopens More Parks And Rec Centers Following COVID-19 ClosuresTAMPA (CW44 News At 10) - The City of Tampa announced the reopening of parks and rec centers. Watch CW44's Price McKeon break down everything you need to know before head to the park!
Latest Plans For Reopening Hillsborough CountyAs of May 18, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ full Phase 1 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery took effect.
Hillsborough County Opens Free COVID-19 Testing To All ResidentsAn appointment is required. You may schedule appointments by calling 813-
Hillsborough Co. Will Not Reopen Until Testing ExpandsNew COVID-19 cases have slowed but testing remains flat as well.
COVID-19 Apex Expected Near April 21 In Tampa Bay AreaCOVID-19 cases expected to peak in the coming weeks for the Tampa Bay area.
Hillsborough County Continues To Plea For Medical Supply DonationsHillsborough County continues to plea for medical supply donations as COVIID-19 cases increase.
Hillsborough Reopens Appointment-Only COVID-19 Testing At Raymond James StadiumHillsborough County has received more COVID-19 testing supplies. Supplies are projected to last through Friday, April 3, 2020.