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23-year-old Palm Harbor man, Cody Robert Schoh was sentenced to 7 years and 11 months in federal prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. According to court documents, the FBI began an investigation after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that someone at Schoh’sContinue Reading

Governor DeSantis

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the unveiling of the “Salute Our Soldiers” Military Loan Program (SOS) that will be offered to veterans and active duty military personnel throughout the state. The announcement was made following a roundtable to discuss ongoing issues and initiatives that involve Florida’s military and veteran population.Continue Reading

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) will expand access to comprehensive cancer treatment and opportunities for patients to participate in cutting-edge cancer research with the opening of its FCS Cancer Center and Sarah Cannon Research Institute Drug Development Unit in Lake Mary later this month. The newly constructed 25,000 square-footContinue Reading

In a follow-up report from Lithia, Florida, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) say they identified and arrested the student responsible for making a false claim about a gun on campus at Barrington Middle School on Tuesday, February 12. The individual, a 15-year-old student at Barrington Middle, is facing charges ofContinue Reading

City of Tampa officials remind the public to expect traffic to be heavier than normal from Saturday, Feb. 15 through Monday, Feb. 17 around the Tampa Convention Center due to the Gasparilla Volleyball Kickoff Classic. Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra travel time and travel throughContinue Reading

This week, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) announced the allocation of $6.6 million from the Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) Grant to 14 Counties to assist local communities in the fight against all-drug overdose and opioid abuse. The Department’s receipt of the $58.8 million OD2A grant was first announced on OctoberContinue Reading

This week, former St. Petersburg police officer, 34-year-old Matthew Enhoffer pleaded guilty to distribution and possession of child pornography. According to court documents, agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) received a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual had distributed child pornography on aContinue Reading

iHeartMedia Tampa’s 95.7 The Beat, Tampa Bay’s No. 1 station for Hip Hop, R&B, and Throwbacks, announced this week its inaugural Sista Strut Breast Cancer walk that aims to bring awareness to the importance of breast cancer screenings in the African American community. The charity walk will take place Saturday, March 21 at 10Continue Reading

The Tampa Bay Vipers, Florida’s only XFL football team, will host the Houston Roughnecks at their first home game of the season. This game has been designated an Alzheimer’s Awareness game, with proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tampa. “We’re excited to team up with the Vipers on thisContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) reported on the arrest of a St Joseph’s Hospital physical therapist for sexually assaulting a patient. Detectives were called to St Joseph’s Hospital South located at 6901 Simmons Loop in Riverview late Monday night, February 10. According to a nurse working at the timeContinue Reading