Tampa Riverfest joins Gasparilla in the list of Tampa experiences canceled due to the pandemic this year, and event organizers are sharing why alternate plans were not on the table.
Sunday, several of the Air Force’s front-line bombers flew across the United States to perform a rare trifecta flyover at Super Bowl LV. But they could not have done it without help from some Tampa-based refueling crews.
From bedsides in the intensive care unit to the sidelines of Raymond James Stadium, a Tampa General Hospital critical care nurse is doing double-duty, working at the hospital and cheering for the Buccaneers.
Here's how the Tampa Police Department dive team would have retrieved the seven-pound Lombardi Trophy if Tom Brady's parade toss had been off target, sending the trophy 12 feet down to the bottom of the Hillsborough River.
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, Hillsborough County detectives were working undercover in an anti-human trafficking operation.
Super Bowl LV brought tens of thousands of people from all over the country to Tampa. However, the packed streets and dense crowds have health officials concerned about the spread of COVID-19.
Hundreds of boats hit the water and thousands more fans watched from the shore as the Buccaneers' flotilla sailed down the Hillsborough River, the Lombardi Trophy gleaming in the bright Florida sun and even going airborne for yet another Tom Brady completion.
Deputy Clinton Stearns says all those high school tacking drills finally paid off -- at the biggest game in the world. He's the one who tackled the streaker at Super Bowl LV.
"You only care about it if it's people you don't like," DeSantis said.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and their fans will be celebrating their historic Super Bowl win the best way the Bay Area knows how -- on the water.
It's the ending so many had hoped for. After the Super Bowl, we introduced you to a cardboard cutout Chiefs fan and the real Bucs fan who sat next to him during the game.
After the party comes the cleanup, and for Tampa’s waste department, that job began bright and early following the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl LV in Tampa got off to a roaring start thanks to a rare trifecta flyover by the U.S. Air Force. A B-52, a B1-B, and the B-2 ‘stealth’ bomber cruised over Raymond James Stadium to help kick off the big game.
While it’s still not clear when it will happen, FOX 13's Kevin O'Donnell reports that the Lombardi Trophy will sail down the Hillsborough River just like the Stanley Cup did last year.
Being backup dancers for The Weeknd was an unforgettable opportunity for four best friends.
Friendships can blossom in the most unlikely of places. While the Bucs and Chiefs may not have left the Super Bowl as friends, you could say that two opposing fans did.
The massive crowds that celebrated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Super Bowl win Sunday left medical experts concerned about a possible spike in COVID-19 cases.
For some, attending the Super Bowl was the opportunity of a lifetime. For all, it was a day to forget the fight against COVID-19.
The Bucs' worst-to-first story has become part of the fabric of the Tampa Bay Area. In fact, the effort to get the NFL to award the franchise helped lead to the name “Tampa Bay.”
From SoHo to RayJay, Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans were elated after their team handily beat the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV in Tampa.