Lloyd Sowers is a co-anchor for the FOX 13 News weekend editions, and he covers many stories for other FOX 13 newscasts.
Lloyd joined FOX 13 in February of 1987. He has covered many major stories, including hurricanes Andrew, Hugo, Opal, Elena, and Charley.
Lloyd has won many honors, including two Emmy awards and the Florida Bar Association Award for reporting legal issues. He has also received AP, UPI and SPJ awards.
Lloyd earned his degree in Journalism from West Virginia University and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He minored in Speech Communication and English.
Before joining the FOX 13 news team, Lloyd worked at WINK-TV in Ft. Myers, Florida; WDTV in Clarksburg, West Virginia; WCLG in Morgantown, West Virginia and WMSG in Oakland, Maryland.
In his spare time, Lloyd enjoys scuba diving, travel, history and old radios. He, his wife Kim and sons Jack and Gray, live in Tampa.
Polk County deputies shot and killed Aaron Phillips and injured April Thompson after they say the couple ran over a Plant City police detective Wednesday morning.
A Plant City police officer shot and wounded an armed suspect who investigators say tried to carjack several vehicles in the 4100 block of James L. Redman Parkway shortly after noon Tuesday.
The Gasparilla Children's Parade will fill Bayshore Boulevard Saturday. The parade has grown into a major event, but its origins are humble.
The University of South Florida's new downtown medical school officially opened Wednesday. The $189 million, 13-story building is the largest state investment in any university facility in the history of Florida.
The mayors of Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater talked Tuesday about the rising sea level and their cities' ability to handle what may come.
It's January, but an ambitious program to provide summer jobs for teens and young adults is already underway in Hillsborough County.
Deputies are investigating an ATM explosion that happened Sunday morning at a bank in the Westchase area.
At age 94, Boris Stern of Tampa says he's lucky to be here to tell the story of that cold, dangerous Christmas 75 years ago at the Battle of The Bulge.
The city of Tampa is rolling out new bike lanes in hopes of offering more protection to cyclists.
A squadron at MacDill just received an award as an outstanding unit in the entire Air Force, but they don't fly planes. They negotiate and grant contracts for everything from laundry to artificial intelligence and many of those contracts go to small businesses in the Tampa Bay area.