Architect, designer team up to create affordable housing in Ybor

With 1,700 new people moving into the area every month, and the average income at less than $50,000 a year, there just aren’t enough affordable homes to meet demand.

        

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Firefighters working to put out 3-acre brush fire in Highlands Co.

Fire rescue says there are structures involved.

        

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Residents at mobile home park lost everything in propane warehouse fire

‘I lost everything, my money, my things, everything.’

        

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Florida lawmakers pass anti-Semitism bill for public schools

It defines anti-Semitism, in part, as regarding speech that makes dehumanizing allegations about the Jewish community.

        

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Men accused of stealing more than $8,200 worth of cigarettes

One of the suspects distracted the clerk while the others carried the cigarettes out the door, according to officials.

        

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Elderly driver crashes into post office, Sarasota police say

The driver’s foot slipped from the brake onto the gas pedal, according to law enforcement.

        

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Driver killed when he crashes nearly head-on into a semi

The 22-year-old was passing vehicles in the opposite lane and slammed into the other vehicle, troopers say.

        

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Tampa airport will let non-passengers through TSA checkpoints

TPA is launching an All-Access program, but you need to reserve your spot in advance.

        

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Social media posts show high school students dressed as Mexicans for ‘Extraterrestrial Day’

The district said the two are students at Seminole High School and were asked to remove the outfits when they arrived on campus.

        

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School resource officer accidentally discharges gun in middle school cafeteria

No staff or students were injured.

        

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