A brave young girl battling cancer achieved her dream of becoming an honorary Air Force pilot this week thanks to the team at MacDill Air Force Base and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
When they met, she needed a heart transplant to survive, but that couldn't stop their love. So Angela and Gary set off with their kids on a trip of bucket-list destinations. That's when Gary nearly died in a motorcycle accident. Now, she has a new heart and he is recovering from their injuries, so they decided to get married.
When Hillsborough County’s code enforcement department got a complaint about an abandoned house that caught fire last year, instead of writing a violation, they helped an Air Force veteran and his wife move back in.
Tina Russo works to serve up good food along with a side of hope. Right next to her specials board is a board she calls ‘Neighbors helping Neighbors.’ It's filled with tickets of pre-purchased meals for anyone in need.
School district officials announced a local church will pay off student lunch debt for students within two counties.
With one million food-insecure people throughout the Tampa Bay area, some high school students are taking on the challenge to eliminate hunger.
Paul Corsi and his family spend a lot of time on and around the water near the Skyway looking for injured pelicans and other birds. He says what he saw a few weeks ago was the worst: eight cormorant carcasses.
How far would you go to help an injured bird? When volunteers from Friends of the Pelicans spotted a young pelican entangled in fishing line on a span of the old Skyway Sunshine Bridge, they knew he would die if they didn't do something.
Employees at the Hillsborough County animal shelter wanted to make the holidays merry and bright for the dogs there. So they created a special gingerbread house just for them.
Station House BBQ teamed up with Foster Families of Tampa Bay to place an Angel Tree filled with wishes from foster children inside its restaurant.
The owner of Catering Oasis is feeding people for free.
Since the water fountains at her school have been turned off for safety due to COVID-19, all of the students are expected to bring their own water bottles to school, but not everyone can afford them.
When local businesses and restaurants re-opened, it meant more than just jobs for some people. At the Portico Café, the business means a second chance for the homeless and others.
Steve's Pizza on N. Himes Ave. in Carrollwood took a break from dough, and took on turkey. They offered free Thanksgiving meals, complete with turkey, stuffing, bread and vegetables.
"We want our fellow service members to know we have their back. We still live by the mantra that that we never leave a service member behind," one volunteer explained.
Typically adoption finalization takes place during a special court hearing, but on Saturday 50 foster children celebrated being legally adopted during a drive-thru celebration.
A Bradenton area mechanic righted a wrong after helping a woman through a stressful used car buying experience.
A phlebotomist in Florida saved an Air Force veteran from possible death when, during a platelet donation, she discovered the donor's high blood pressure.
A 40-year-old man suffered critical injuries Friday morning after the tractor-trailer he was driving crashed in Citrus County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Fit Kids Cooking brings cooking lessons to the community.