Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature approved $2 billion in improvements to state highways and seaports. During Monday's press conference, DeSantis announced three projects from the Bay Area set to benefit from the funds: the Howard Frankland Bridge, the Westshore interchange, and the downtown Tampa interchange between I-275 and I-4.
Ahead of what’s expected to be a busy Labor Day weekend, Florida officials want to warn the public of safety measures they should remember while on the water.
Stormwater being stored at the Piney Point phosphate plant stopped being discharged Friday after not meeting the Department of Environmental Protection’s water quality criteria.
The violence unfolding in Afghanistan is hitting close to home for veterans. Many of them spent years of their life dedicated to fighting for their country only to now see all their hard work in jeopardy of being wiped out.
Last year Goodwill Suncoast disposed of more than seven million pounds of junk at a hefty cost to the organization. Clothing, shoes and linens are always welcome. Mattresses, televisions with no stands, and heavily worn, or broken furniture are not.
The first day of school is here for most Bay Area students, and unlike last year, most districts have no e-learning option. That means kids and school buses will be on the road, so make sure you're aware of school bus traffic rules.
Environmental officials around Tampa Bay are hopeful the worst of red tide is coming to an end as tests show low concentrations in the bay and along Pinellas County's coast.
Tuesday kicks off the third annual “727to813” celebration.
The map may look like a toddler had some fun with a crayon, but thanks to researchers at the University of South Florida, it actually gives us a way to look at the forecast of red tide for the next few days.
Toxic algae blooms are moving out of Tampa Bay towards the 35-mile stretch of Pinellas County beaches.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Department of Environmental Protection are working to provide real-time updates on the status of red tide around Tampa Bay's waterways.
According to a new study by the CoStar Group, rents in Tampa Bay are increasing faster than anyplace else in the entire country, up 15.6 percent since January.
As the race to remove hundreds of tons of dead fish from Tampa Bay continues, there is rising concern about the health of seagrass as red tide devastates the waterway.
Effectively immediately, there is a temporary order making snook, redfish catch-and-release only in Tampa Bay due to the red tide blooms and massive fish kills in the area.
As celebrations return for Independence Day in 2021, there are plenty of fireworks shows and other events around the Tampa Bay area and Central Florida.
Commercial fishermen are worried another year of work is being destroyed by red tide as dead fish wash up by the thousands around parts of Tampa Bay.
The country has a new federal holiday – Juneteenth, but for years, Black communities organized and celebrated events in Tampa Bay and across the U.S. Those traditions continue this weekend.
There’s a cross-bay push for affordable housing in the Tampa Bay Area, but the region’s popularity is keeping the market red hot.
It is Tampa Bay’s most traveled bridge, and part of it is being replaced. If you have driven over the Howard Frankland recently, you have undoubtedly seen the giant cranes. Construction is happening now to build a brand new 8-lane span of the bridge.
For a lot of people, this holiday weekend feels like the first return to normalcy since the pandemic began. Visit Tampa Bay says the tourism industry is already heating up, and summer hasn't even started.