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 2021-10-13 16:45 

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The history of Cypress Gardens, Florida's first theme park...

The Sunshine State's major tourism industry began with a 'Good Housekeeping' article back in the 1930s. Today, Cypress Gardens lives on as part of LEGOLAND Florida....

 2021-10-13 16:37 

WTVT

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'Most profound experience': William Shatner gushes on thrill of space travel...

Hollywood legend William Shatner waxed poetic Wednesday morning about his "unbelievable4; suborbital space flight....

 2021-10-13 16:16 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

SCOTUS considers reinstating death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber...

The Biden administration will try to persuade the Supreme Court to reinstate the death penalty for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev....

 2021-10-13 16:13 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

New sodium guidelines: FDA seeks to cut salt in packaged, restaurant foods...

The FDA's voluntary goals finalized Wednesday for 163 foods are intended to help lower the amount of salt Americans eat....

 2021-10-13 16:05 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Two-headed turtle hatches in Massachusetts...

A two-headed diamondback terrapin hatched two weeks ago at a protected nesting site in Massachusetts. A wildlife center is studying and caring for the turtle, which has a rare condition called bicephaly....

 2021-10-13 16:01 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida father arrested after toddler found gun, fatally shot mom on Zoom call...

Police in central Florida have arrested the father of a toddler who found a loaded handgun in his "Paw Patrol...

 2021-10-13 15:42 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida man who trapped gator in trash bin catches big snake in new video...

In a new video posted to Instagram, the 'Alligator Man' is seen saving his neighborhood from a large snake using a towel....

 2021-10-13 15:05 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Cincinnati Zoo names sloth habitat after late 1-year-old boy...

A zoo in Ohio is naming its sloth habitat after an Indiana toddler born with rare birth defects who died earlier this year....

 2021-10-13 14:58 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

'Krew Kut': Florida man's dream comes true after buying revamped 1992 Chevy Dually...

A unique little truck, owned by David from Lake Mary, found its way to the 30th Annual Slamfest Car and Truck Show....

 2021-10-13 14:49 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Three years later, murder of Spring Hill man remains unsolved...

This weekend will mark three years since a Spring Hill man was murdered during a home invasion, and detectives are still searching for answers....

 2021-10-13 13:47 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Police arrest mother accused of abandoning toddler at Miami hospital...

Authorities in South Florida say they have arrested a mother accused of abandoning her young daughter at a hospital, leaving the little girl with a stranger....

 2021-10-13 13:34 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

'Celebration of Life' to be held for Miya Marcano on Wednesday...

Miya's parents have also formally launched the Miya Marcano Memorial Foundation to help families of missing persons....

 2021-10-13 13:23 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Budweiser welcomes newborn Clydesdale named 'Eminem'...
 2021-10-13 13:10 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Video appears to show moment crane collapses at AdventHealth Orlando...

No official word yet on the cause of this crane collapse....

 2021-10-13 12:59 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Social Security checks to increase by 5.9% in 2022 as inflation jumps...

The Social Security COLA amounts to $92 a month for the average retired worker, according to estimates released by the Social Security Administration....

 2021-10-13 12:28 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Port of Los Angeles going 24/7 to ease shipping backlog, White House says...

The Port of Los Angeles will become a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operation to help relieve supply chain bottlenecks and move stranded container ships....

 2021-10-13 11:54 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

White House to host global anti-ransomware meeting without Russia...

The U.S. is talking about cybersecurity strategy this week with 30 countries. One key player that will not be included in the two-day meeting: Russia....

 2021-10-13 11:43 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

'Squid Game' tops 'Bridgerton' as Netflix's biggest series launch ever...
 2021-10-13 11:06 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

William Shatner's Blue Origin space launch prepares for liftoff...

William Shatner, known to many...

 2021-10-13 10:59 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Brian Laundrie, only person of interest in Gabby Petito case, allegedly last seen one month ago...

The last time Brian Laundrie was seen was back on Sept. 13, according to his parents, authorities say. One month later, his whereabouts remain unknown....

 2021-10-13 09:38 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

SUV crashes into Temple Terrace home...

Hillsborough County deputies are investigating after an SUV crashed into a home in Temple Terrace....

 2021-10-13 03:06 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener...

Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night....

 2021-10-13 01:25 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Technology investment firm chooses St. Pete over Miami for new HQ...

ARK Invest puts money into a portfolio of businesses know as disruptive innovation start-ups in energy storage, blockchain technology, robotics, and DNA sequencing and now the company will call downtown St. Pete home....

 2021-10-12 23:23 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Gowns for Girls gets teens ready for homecoming, free of charge...

It's fall and that means it's time for high school homecomings. The dress, the shoes, and the dinner out can get very expensive. One group is committed to helping girls who can't afford to buy a new dress get one....

 2021-10-12 22:01 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

DOD: 65% of all US military members fully vaccinated for COVID-19...

As deadlines for U.S. military members inch closer, only 65% of all service members — including the National Guard — have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Pentagon confirmed....

 2021-10-12 21:59 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Companies hard-pressed for holiday staff despite millions of job openings...

Companies that typically hire thousands of seasonal workers are heading into the holidays during one of the tightest job markets in decades, making it unlikely they'll find all the workers they need....

 2021-10-12 21:30 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Citrus forecast points to difficult season...

Florida's citrus industry is forecast to have one of the lowest production years in decades as it continues to grapple with a devastating disease and other issues....

 2021-10-12 21:19 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

'The Last Duel' review: A grim medieval epic with the bite of 'Mean Girls'...

Combine "Gladiator" with "Thelma & Louise" and you've got a sense of Ridley Scott's new medieval epic "The Last Duel." Film critic Caroline Siede digs into its contradictions, blindspots and unexpected quips....

 2021-10-12 21:04 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Tourism officials say Tampa Convention Center expansion will be worth the cost...

If you run, walk, or bike around the Tampa Convention Center, get ready for a detour. More than 400 feet of the Riverwalk will be closed for a big renovation of the convention center....

 2021-10-12 21:03 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Tampa Parks and Recreation Dept. wins gold in national contest...

The city of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating after being awarded the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management....

 2021-10-12 21:02 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

DHS orders ICE to immediately end mass worksite arrests...

Federal immigration agents will stop making mass worksite arrest of immigrants employees suspected of living in the U.S. without legal permission....

 2021-10-12 20:48 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

FDA allows e-cigarette manufacturer to market products for 1st time...

The FDA has granted permission for R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company to market and sell its e-cigarette products after weighing the benefits and risks to the public....

 2021-10-12 20:46 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

White House says DeSantis' opposition to vaccine mandates will 'make it more difficult to save lives'...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki accused Gov. DeSantis of...

 2021-10-12 20:40 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

After harrowing COVID-19 battle, Lightning's anthem singer ready to take the ice...

Nearly two months to the day after she left the hospital pledging to get her singing voice back, Sonya Bryson-Kirksey will be back to belt out the national anthem at Amalie Arena, after beating COVID-19....

 2021-10-12 20:37 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Southwest cancellations: Lines persist in Las Vegas amid 'more normal' operations...

The airline released a statement on Oct. 12 telling travelers that operations would be "more normal" after more than 2,400 flights were canceled in the previous three days....

 2021-10-12 20:19 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Temple Terrace snack shop puts Tampa Bay twist on Turkish treats...

Roasted! is a Middle Eastern snack shop located in Temple Terrace. The name comes from the roasted coffee and nuts they serve. But the store offers much more in the way of chocolates, gummies, spices and Middle Eastern knick-knacks....

 2021-10-12 20:14 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Mom accused of throwing drunken parties where teens were sexually assaulted...

A mother threw parties with alcohol for young teenagers where she encouraged sex acts, which included sexual assaults, according to charges filed by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office....

 2021-10-12 20:01 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Netflix's 'Squid Game' creator says Donald Trump's election helped inspire him to finally make the hit show...
 2021-10-12 19:32 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

State fines Leon County $3.5M over vaccination requirement...

The Florida Department of Health is imposing a $3.57 million fine on Leon County because of the county government's requirement that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-10-12 18:47 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Terror on Tubi: 'I Spit on Your Grave' and its Final Girl legacy...

Since it first hit screens in 1978, "I Spit on Your Grave" has been met with fierce criticism regarding its depiction of rape and revenge. Film critic Emma Fraser explores its legacy....

 2021-10-12 18:01 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Tom Brady plans to play Thursday despite heavily wrapped right hand...

Tom Brady says his heavily wrapped throwing hand is sore but he expects to play when the Buccaneers visit the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night. Brady injured his right hand in the first half of their 45-17 win over Miami on Sunday....

 2021-10-12 17:39 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Over 200 animals rescued from 'deplorable conditions' in Florida home, sheriff says...

Crews had to wear biohazard suits as they rescued more than 200 dogs, rabbits, pigs and other animals from...

 2021-10-12 17:34 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Southwest Airlines will comply with federal vaccine mandate despite Texas governor's order...

Southwest Airlines says it will go against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's latest executive order and instead comply with President Joe Biden's mandate requiring employees to be vaccinated....

 2021-10-12 17:12 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

State of Florida investigating local governments, businesses for violating 'vaccine passport' ban...

The state of Florida is investigating dozens of local governments, performing arts centers and other businesses for violating a law banning...

 2021-10-12 16:34 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida mother jailed for breaking hospital COVID rules, refusing to leave daughter's bedside...

The 70-year-old Florida mother refused to leave her daughter's bedside after she underwent brain surgery, despite the hospital's COVID visitation rules. A deputy arrested her for trespassing, and she spent 24 hours in jail....

 2021-10-12 16:09 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

DeSantis addresses wife's breast cancer battle: 'She fights, she's tough'...
 2021-10-12 15:14 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

St. Pete Beach receives $2 million grant from state to complete wastewater upgrades...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced St. Pete Beach will receive $2 million from the state to continue and complete wastewater upgrades....

 2021-10-12 14:35 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Wyoming teenager arrested after refusing to wear mask on school grounds, family says...

16-year-old Grace Smith says she was arrested at her Wyoming high school after she refused to wear a mask on school grounds. The teen says she's faced three separate two-day suspensions for not abiding by the school's mask mandate, and received $1...

 2021-10-12 14:29 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Debt ceiling: House returns to approve increase through early December...

The House is expected to approve a short-term debt ceiling increase so President Joe Biden can sign it into law this week....

 2021-10-12 14:06 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Jon Gruden: Sports world reacts after Raiders coach resigns over emails...

The sports world reacted to Jon Gruden's resignation over reported emails he sent in 2018 that contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments....

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