Evan Axelbank is a general assignment reporter for FOX 13 News. He joined the FOX 13 News team in January 2014.
Evan is originally from the Bronx and graduated from Ithaca College on the South Hill of Ithaca, New York, with a degree in journalism and a minor in politics. Although Evan started his career in New York, working at WROC in Rochester and News 10 in Syracuse, he is no stranger to the Florida sunshine. He is also familiar with the Tampa Bay area.
He spent the last three years working at WPTV in West Palm Beach. While there, he covered presidential debates, tropical storms, the NBA Finals, and the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Evan is an avid Mets fan, loves to read books about American history, and can be seen on the golf course in his spare time.
It's not just that Robert DuBoise wondered if he'd ever get out of jail. It's also that he assumed he'd never experience anything resembling an NFL game.
We're used to sports fans from Canada rolling deep in Tampa Bay, but an NBA team is about to change that game, even if it's just temporarily. The Toronto Raptors announced Friday that the team will begin its 2020-2021 season in Tampa.
The CDC says Thanksgiving plans should not be up in the air. Whether people agree, depends on who you ask.
CrimeStoppers of Tampa Bay is taking the fight against a recent spate of shootings to a billboard near you.
A coyote is making itself at home in a Westchase neighborhood. It's been spotting roaming golf courses, walking trails, and even people's driveways.
Florida provided an outline of its distribution plan to the CDC about a month ago, which includes a priority for healthcare workers, first responders, those with health factors that could make them susceptible to severe illness, and people in long-term care facilities.
Sylvia Hart was 57 when she was caught in a hail of bullets on Oct. 20 in front of her family home on N. 32nd Street in Tampa. She had been out front with numerous family and friends.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri confirmed Thursday on CBC Radio that Canada's travel restrictions could put a crimp in their ability to use their home arena. He said they would consider Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville, Louisville, Kansas City, Newark, and Buffalo.
Steve Wotovich of Redington Beach does not know if he got Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine -- or a placebo.
Several Florida Democratic leaders say time to change who is in leadership roles, and also the party's strategy, both in its messaging and how it registers new voters.