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 2021-11-23 03:55 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Citing supply-chain issues, Publix puts limits on some items...

If you still need to do your Thanksgiving shopping, you may need to be flexible with your grocery list. Publix has placed a purchase limit on some popular holiday food items....

 2021-11-23 03:28 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Deputies look for missing Gibsonton 10-year-old...

Deputies are hoping you can help them find a 10-year-old boy whom they describe as missing and endangered....

 2021-11-23 02:38 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Oakdale Christmas display brings magic to St. Petersburg for 45th year...

Powered by high-capacity electric meters, Ted Kresge's winter wonderland draws 1,100 amps the equivalent of around six houses. It's been a St. Pete tradition for 45 years straight....

 2021-11-23 02:33 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Explainer: Why quitting coal is so hard despite its negative impact on climate change...

In the run-up to the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, host Britain announced one of its goals of the conference was to consign coal to history....

 2021-11-23 02:12 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Tampa Bay True Crime Series: Cameron Herrin's deadly Bayshore crash...

Three years ago, teenagers racing their cars along Bayshore killed a young mother and her baby. The young men are now in prison but there is a growing movement on social media to free one of them, driver Cameron Herrin....

 2021-11-23 02:10 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Carjackers swipe Brooksville truck unaware boy was in back seat...

Two men are behind bars after deputies say they stole a truck with a child inside. They didn't get very far before investigators say they yanked him out of the car before taking off again....

 2021-11-23 00:17 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Publix sets purchase limits for certain items this holiday season: See list...

The Florida-based grocery chain said that the decision came "due to ongoing supply issues and increased holiday demand."...

 2021-11-22 23:20 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Coast Guard offloads 15 tons of seized cocaine, marijuana worth over $500 million in South Florida...

The US Coast Guard offloaded nearly 30,000 pounds of cocaine and marijuana seized from drug trafficking ships in South Florida on Monday. Officials said the drugs have a street value of approximately $504 million....

 2021-11-22 23:09 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Alex Jones, Roger Stone over rally planning...

A committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to five more individuals, including former President Donald Trump's ally Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones....

 2021-11-22 23:08 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Public art goes digital in Tampa's new Water Street development...

A garden of plants and light is one of the first pieces of public art to be installed in Tampa's new Water Street downtown development. But unlike a painting or a sculpture, it's designed with LEDs and colorful movements that can change and intera...

 2021-11-22 23:03 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

COVID-19 infected deer could act as 'reservoirs' for virus, study suggests...

Penn State veterinarians found an explosive number of COVID-19 cases in deer, leaving them to wonder if humans can contract the virus from the animals....

 2021-11-22 22:54 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

'It's his intention': Biden will run for re-election in 2024, Psaki says...

Speaking aboard Air Force One, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed that President Joe Biden intends to run for re-election in 2024....

 2021-11-22 22:45 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Federal employee vaccine mandate deadline arrives, along with confusion for Florida workers...

The government's vaccine mandate for federal workers led to a much higher vaccination rate than the general population: 90% versus just under 60%. But questions remain for employees of private companies in Florida, an at-will state....

 2021-11-22 22:38 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

NHTSA ramps up anti-DUI campaign ahead of busy holiday travel...

In December 2019, 837 people lost their lives in crashes involving a drunk driver, data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed....

 2021-11-22 22:16 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

'Christmas in the Wild' returns to ZooTampa this week...

The holiday-themed tradition 'Christmas in the Wild' is returning to ZooTampa this week. The family friendly event kicks off Friday, November 26, the first of 18 nights through December 30....

 2021-11-22 21:58 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Department of Labor raises federal contract workers' minimum wage to $15 an hour...

The U.S. Department of Labor announced on Monday an increase of the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors, giving a pay bump to hundreds of thousands of workers....

 2021-11-22 21:35 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Haines City police officer arrested for sexual battery, burglary...

Deputies in central Florida arrested 38-year-old Haines City Police Officer Jason Roldos on Sunday, charging him with sexual battery on a physically helpless victim as well as burglary with assault or battery....

 2021-11-22 21:19 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Bronx woman used obituaries to rob houses as people attended funerals...

She would scan obituaries to find out when people would be attending funerals so she could break into their homes and steal valuables....

 2021-11-22 21:15 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

WATCH: 'The Freak Brothers' find themselves in jail in this clip...

Nothing harshes your mellow like a trip to the clinker. Unfortunately, that's exactly where "The Freak Brothers" find themselves in this clip from Tubi's new original animated series....

 2021-11-22 20:51 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

With supply down, Christmas tree prices are up this year...

According to the American Christmas Tree Association, supply chain issues are affecting trees like so many other things. Fuel costs, port congestion, and extreme weather are all playing a factor in the overall number of trees available and their higher pr...

 2021-11-22 20:50 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Thanksgiving week forecast: Periodic rain, wind expected in parts of US...

It's a mixture of good and not-so-good news as millions of Americans contend with the weather to make it to their final destination for the Thanksgiving holiday....

 2021-11-22 20:27 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Child COVID-19 vaccines help prevent new variants, experts say...

Scientists say vaccinating kids should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging. Each new infection brings another opportunity for the virus to mutate and evolve dangerous new traits....

 2021-11-22 20:24 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Capitol Riot 'Lectern Guy' pleads guilty; could face 6 months in prison...

Federal judge Reggie Walton scolded Florida man Adam Johnson for his...

 2021-11-22 20:19 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

New Florida law weakens vaccine mandates by letting workers prove immunity through prior infection...

The new Florida law forces private businesses to let workers opt out of COVID-19 mandates if they can prove immunity through a prior infection. However, the CDC says unvaccinated people who had been infected months earlier are five times more likely to ge...

 2021-11-22 19:49 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Jerome Powell nominated for 2nd term as Fed chair amid surging inflation...

Biden's decision, reached after extensive consideration, strikes a note of continuity and bipartisanship at a time when surging inflation is burdening households and raising risks to the economy's recovery....

 2021-11-22 19:34 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Michael Cohen, former Trump attorney, ends prison sentence...

A smiling Michael Cohen emerged from Manhattan federal court after signing documents and speaking with authorities about his upcoming three-year term of supervised release....

 2021-11-22 19:28 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Who are the Tampa Bay Bandits? The most popular USFL franchise returns...

The Tampa Bay Bandits are back. The most popular franchise during the USFL's original three-year run back in the 1980s will be one of several teams in the new version of the football league, set to launch in the spring....

 2021-11-22 18:53 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

New USFL reveals team names, cities, logos for 2022 season...

The new United States Football League (USFL) is launching in the spring of 2022, and on Monday the league revealed the city affiliations, names and logos for the eight teams that will take the field in April....

 2021-11-22 18:22 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Gabby Petito tribute bench placed North Port park will serve as permanent memorial...

A bench covered in colorful steel butterflies sits in the shade of trees in a North Port park, just steps away from where a makeshift memorial once stood. In the center, a plaque reads,...

 2021-11-22 18:18 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

DeSantis pitches billion-dollar plan for gas tax relief...

DeSantis said the approximately 25-cent-a-gallon...

 2021-11-22 16:43 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Rittenhouse says he's 'not a racist person,' backs BLM in Fox News interview...

"I'm not a racist person. I support the BLM movement, I support peacefully demonstrating," Kyle Rittenhouse told Tucker Carlson in his Fox News interview, which is set to air Monday night. "This case has nothing to do with race. It never h...

 2021-11-22 16:31 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Construction workers find body of 16-year-old girl at Clearwater rec center, deputies say...

Pinellas County deputies say the death of a 16-year-old girl is likely drug-related....

 2021-11-22 16:05 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

New Port Richey man shot after using machete to attack victim, deputies say...

Pasco County deputies arrested a 26-year-old man after an argument escalated, and he used a machete to attack the victim, officials said....

 2021-11-22 15:27 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida judge approves motion to dismiss 'Groveland Four' convictions...

The names of four African American men could be cleared as a hearing will be held on a motion to remove the guilty verdicts and indictments from the 'Groveland Four.'...

 2021-11-22 15:26 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

President Biden, first lady having early Thanksgiving dinner at Fort Bragg...

From an early Thanksgiving dinner to receiving the national Christmas tree, the White House holiday season kicks off in full swing Monday....

 2021-11-22 15:21 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Build Back Better expands EV tax credit with $12.5K incentive on American-made electric cars...

The Biden administration's trillion-dollar spending plan offers enhanced incentives for EV buyers who purchase a car through a domestic automaker....

 2021-11-22 15:16 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis calls for $1 billion in gas tax relief...

The Governor proposed that Florida lawmakers discuss dropping the gas tax, bringing in over $1 billion in relief, during the next legislative session....

 2021-11-22 15:15 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

The risks of using buy now, pay later to finance holiday shopping on Black Friday...

Buy now, pay later apps let you break up larger purchases into a short-term repayment schedule. But there are a few things you should know before you use them to finance holiday shopping....

 2021-11-22 14:23 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Florida deputy carries girl who was struggling to walk to her seat at FSU football game, sheriff's office says...
 2021-11-22 14:16 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Judge refuses to block Florida health care vaccination rule...

A federal judge has quickly rejected Florida's request to block a Biden administration requirement that workers at hospitals, nursing homes and other health-care providers be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-11-22 14:05 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Target to permanently keep stores closed on Thanksgiving...

Retailers last year were forced to limit crowds in stores during the pandemic - a shift that appears to have been fortuitous....

 2021-11-22 13:51 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Walt Disney World suspends sale of most annual passes...

The Walt Disney World website on Monday listed that three tiers of annual passes are...

 2021-11-22 13:46 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Lakers' LeBron James, Pistons' Isaiah Stewart ejected following brawl...

LeBron James was ejected from the team's game against the Pistons after he drilled Detroit's Isaiah Stewart in the head with an elbow....

 2021-11-22 13:25 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Waukesha Christmas parade: 5 dead, 40 hurt after SUV plows into crowds...

Investigators are examining whether the person who drove an SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee may have been fleeing from a crime....

 2021-11-22 13:10 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Vaccine mandate for federal employees takes effect Monday...

About 4 million federal workers are to be vaccinated by the end of the day Monday under the president's executive order, which serves as the first test of Biden's push to compel employees to get the shot....

 2021-11-22 12:17 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay: It's OK to not be OK during holiday season...

While the holidays are a time that many people look forward to, it's not the most wonderful time of the year for everybody....

 2021-11-22 11:37 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Austria's nationwide lockdown begins, with COVID-19 vaccine mandate looming...

The new lockdown measures kicked in Monday a day after many Austrians hurriedly enjoyed a last day out at coffeehouses and Christmas markets across the country....

 2021-11-22 11:28 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

American Music Awards: BTS crowned artist of the year...

The South Korean superstars were also named favorite pop duo or group and got the favorite pop song award for "Butter."...

 2021-11-22 10:27 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Tom Brady aims to avoid first 3-game skid in nearly two decades...

Tom Brady hasn't lost more than two games in a row in 19 years -- a streak he'll try to keep alive when the Bucs host the improving New York Giants on Monday night....

 2021-11-22 09:52 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Stamkos scores lone shootout goal, Tampa Bay beat Minnesota 5-4...

Steven Stamkos scored the lone shootout goal while Brian Elliott stopped three shootout shots to give the Lightning a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild....

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