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.
An 18-month-old and a 16-year-old were killed in a crash on Tyrone Square Boulevard in St. Petersburg Friday and police say a caregiver has now been charged with manslaughter and child abuse.
A woman from Safety Harbor is living an online nightmare and wants to warn others of a seemingly simple hacking scheme involving a fake social media account and a friendly request for help.
Booze, exotic dancers, and lap dances during an undercover operation were at the center of a Tampa Police Department Citizens Review Board hearing Tuesday night.
With the delta variant raging and cases on the rise, Bay Area nursing homes are taking a hard look at their procedures
The president announced Monday that long-haul COVID-19 sufferers will now be covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act, so long as lingering symptoms "substantially limit major life activities."
St. Petersburg residents marched in solidarity Friday to urge an end to gun violence in the city.
Alian Collazo came to Florida on a raft from Cuba at the age of eight. On Monday, he will voyage from Largo to Washington to exercise a right family still in Cuba don't have: The right to demonstrate. He will protest on behalf of the Cuban people.
Rachel Barcellona has made a name for herself when it comes to what she says about autism awareness. Her latest project is starring as "Mandy" in the film "Mandy's Voice," a film based on a Jacksonville-area girl with autism and is non-verbal.
While they hit a 10-year high of 88 in 2018, 2021 is on pace to beat totals of the last three years. With five months to go, there have been 63, already close to 2020 (69) and 2019 (65).
The woman who once saved a toddler's life as he had a medical emergency at her WingStop restaurant is now getting much-needed help from the little boy's family after her home was destroyed by fire.