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Experts Offer Tips For Staying Safe During Florida Lightning Season

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According to Daniel Noah, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service, there are, on average, 1,170,979 flashes of lightning in Florida each year....

Crime & Public Safety Beat: Crime Stoppers Tip Leads Detectives To...

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By Tamas Mondovics Seffner resident Linda Kay Fisher, 46, was walking northbound along Black Dairy Road near her home when she was struck and killed...

Parents Respond To Hillsborough County School Board Vote To End Courtesy...

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By Tamas Mondovics As anticipated, Hillsborough County Schools Board’s 6-1 decision last month to end its nearly 20-year-long courtesy busing offered to thousands of students...

County Advises Distance & Leashes On Pets To Avoid Urban Coyotes

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Bloomingdale-area residents recently had the opportunity to learn about one of Florida's most feared residents. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) and Hillsborough...

Crime & Public Safety Beat: County Promotes Year-Round Preparedness During...

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By Tamas Mondovics The message was simple at this year’s Severe Weather Awareness Week promoted by Hillsborough County officials as it urged residents to be...

Drinking And Distractions Fuel Teen Driver Crashes

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By Matt Nasworthy, AAA Spokesperson, The Auto Club Group Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. In...

It Takes A Village To Get Students Safely To School: Area...

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Randall Middle School and Principal Claire Mawhinney hosted a meeting attended by several organizations and county groups earlier this month. Safe Bus for US!!!...

Crime and Public Safety Beat: Florida Sees Tragic Increase In Fatal...

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By Tamas Mondovics Fall has begun and students have gone back to school prompting parents to focus on transportation and school safety. The end of...

Gypsy And Travelers Scams Make Headlines, HCSO Cautions Homeowners

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By Tamas Mondovics One of the most bizarre, but very real and increasing problems that affects Tampa Bay area residents each year is what local law...

Frozen Turkey Goes Up In Flames In Fryer Fire During Annual...

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By Tamas Mondovics Florida may not be leading the list of fryer fire-related accidents, injuries, or death, but according to the National Fire Protection Association,...