abcactionnews.com
abcactionnews.com
Tampa Bay News: Check out our traffic feed here: https://twitter.com/tampabaytrafficSource
Tampa, Florida
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews

RECENT ARTICLES

Sort by:
No Rating
Islamic Community of Tampa giving out food during crisis

Islamic Community of Tampa giving out food during crisis

Would you like to receive local news notifications on your desktop?Yes pleaseNot nowThey have about 30 volunteers who are working hour after hour. They are preparing boxes of food to give to people in need.5:19 PM, Apr 02, 2020TAMPA, Fla. -- The Islamic Community of Tampa is helping during a very serious crisis.They have about 30 volunteers who are working hour after hour. They are preparing boxes of food to give to people in need.“It’s open for everyone,” said Brother Hatem Fariz, Director of the Islamic Community of Tampa. “Every neighbor, race, region, color.”All you have to do is drive...

April 2, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Gov. DeSantis: Florida K-12 students to continue distance learning through the end of school year

Gov. DeSantis: Florida K-12 students to continue distance learning through the end of school year

Would you like to receive local news notifications on your desktop?Yes pleaseNot nowGov. Ron DeSantis announced on Saturday that all K-12 schools in Florida will continue to use distance learning through the end of the school year. Story: https://bit.ly/3cwG8155:26 PM, Apr 18, 2020TAMPA, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Saturday that all K-12 schools in Florida will continue to use distance learning through the end of the school year.During a news conference Saturday, the governor called it a fairly easy decision, noting that the prospect of reopening for just a few weeks in May...

April 18, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Alligator mating season is here -- this is what you need to know

Alligator mating season is here -- this is what you need to know

Would you like to receive local news notifications on your desktop?Yes pleaseNot now9:02 AM, Apr 20, 2020TAMPA, Fla. — Living in Florida means we share the state with an estimated 1.3 million alligators. As the weather warms and their mating season begins, you should keep these things in mind. Warm spring weather means alligators are more active and more visible, Courtship begins in April then mating happens in May or June, according to FWC. Rising temperatures increase an alligator's metabolism, which means they begin seeking prey, according to FWC. It also means they'll be observed...

April 20, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
VIDEO: Hundreds of looters rush Tampa Walmart, stealing more than $100k in merchandise

VIDEO: Hundreds of looters rush Tampa Walmart, stealing more than $100k in merchandise

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has released shocking video of hundreds of looters breaking into a Tampa Walmart last month.1:39 PM, Jun 11, 2020Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has released shocking video of hundreds of looters breaking into a Tampa Walmart last month.Deputies are asking for the public's help to find some of the suspects who they say stole more than $100k in merchandise.It happened on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 9:10 p.m. Authorities say a crowd gathered in front of the Walmart located at 2701 East Fletcher Avenue. The store was closed due to the protests occurring...

June 11, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Disney fans petition to change Splash Mountain's theme due to 'racist tropes'

Disney fans petition to change Splash Mountain's theme due to 'racist tropes'

The petition suggests Disney should change the theme to "Princess and the Frog."8:59 PM, Jun 10, 2020ORLANDO, Fla. -- Fans are calling for Disney to re-theme one of its iconic theme park rides, according to an online petition.The petition, posted on Change.org, wants Splash Mountain to remove all of its references to Song of the South.The petition says the 1946 movie is "steeped in extremely problematic and stereotypical racist tropes." The petition suggests Disney should change the theme to Princess and the Frog. Tiana, the main character in the film, is recognized for being Disney's first...

June 10, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
SeaWorld Orlando reopens with select days closed, new guidelines

SeaWorld Orlando reopens with select days closed, new guidelines

5:32 AM, Jun 11, 2020ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld Orlando reopened Thursday, June 11. Aquatica Orlando and Discovery Cove are also reopening. Other theme parks opening dates:SeaWorld hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Aquatica hours will be 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Both parks will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the foreseeable future, according to their websites. There will be new safety guidelines and restrictions in place at both parks. Including:According to SeaWorld's website, face coverings must fit within CDC guidelines. Face coverings are required at Aquatica in designated areas line...

June 11, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Nurse in COVID-19 ICU quits after colleagues get sick at St. Petersburg hospital

Nurse in COVID-19 ICU quits after colleagues get sick at St. Petersburg hospital

Bayfront Health St. Pete confirms 24 staff members sickA local nurse called it quits after she claims to have experienced some problems in the hospital.8:02 PM, Jun 12, 2020ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A former ICU nurse at a Tampa Bay hospital quit this week after an outbreak of nurses sick with COVID-19.ABC Action News has confirmed that 24 health care workers have been infected with the virus at Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg since Mid-may.Stefanie Davis, a registered nurse, spoke only with ABC Action News on the changes, she says, the hospital needs to do right now to turn things...

June 12, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

A Manatee County woman finds her missing dog after it escaped from her home nearly six years ago.8:24 PM, Jun 19, 2020BRADENTON, Fla. — A Manatee County woman finds her missing dog after it escaped from her home nearly six years ago.In 2014, Virginia Bell lost her small dog after he escaped through a fence in the backyard."I think someone took him. I don't know if he snuck off or if someone picked up, but I called and called and looked around for him and couldn't find him," said Bell. People post every day about missing dogs and cats on the Facebook page, "." The creator of the Facebook...

June 19, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
2nd presidential debate moves from Michigan to Florida

2nd presidential debate moves from Michigan to Florida

Image copyright 2017 Getty Images. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.<p>Vice-president Joe Biden delivered biting remarks to President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday, telling him to "grow up." (Getty Images)</p>9:48 AM, Jun 23, 2020WASHINGTON (AP) — The nonpartisan commission that sponsors presidential debates says a debate that had been scheduled to be held in Michigan will now take place in Florida on October 15. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Tuesday that that Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of...

June 23, 2020
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

Students must be enrolled full-time in the fall semesterThe University of South Florida plans to provide $20 million to help students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.10:49 PM, Jun 23, 2020TAMPA, Fla. — The University of South Florida plans to provide $20 million to help students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The university wants students to graduate on time despite the hardships created by the pandemic."We just decided to be proactive and try to put some financial aid assistance out to encourage students to...

June 23, 2020
Share
Save
Review
  • Total 14 items
  • 1
  • 2
AUTHORS
Michael Paluska

Michael Paluska

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
erikwaxler

erikwaxler

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
HLeighWFTS

HLeighWFTS

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
JSalomoneTV

JSalomoneTV

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
WFTSisabel

WFTSisabel

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A