Josh Fiallo - Breaking News Reporter

Breaking News Reporter

Those who live outside of our state love to joke that Florida doesn't have seasons, but I disagree. No, our leaves don't change colors in the fall. We don't have to spend our winters shoveling away snow. But anybody that's lived here knows that June through November is hurricane season, and I'll be here every day to keep you informed about all tropical activity before and after it reaches our state. I also hope to be your go-to for weather stories that matter to you throughout the entire year — from cold fronts to dry spells. I grew up in Zephyrhills, went to college at USF and have lived in Tampa Bay for all 21 years of my life. If you can't tell by that alone, I love it here and plan to stay.

  1. Images distributed publicly helped track down a man who robbed a SunTrust bank Jan. 14 at 12902 N Dale Mabry Hwy., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.
  2. Care Plus Pharmacy in Palm Harbor is already seeing high sales of these allergy medications as pollen levels spike earlier than usual.
  3. Aerial photo of downtown St. Petersburg with downtown Tampa in the background pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  4. Two St. Petersburg men were killed by a drunken driver Dec. 15 on Interstate 4 in Tampa, the Florida Highway Patrol said. They are Douglas “Dougie” Cade Jr., 39, left, and Jason Rzechula, 47.
  5. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco issues a plea for more attention to mental health issues during a news conference about a mother who shot to death her two young sons.
  6. The ship Jose Gasparilla and its flotilla of boats bears down on Tampa for the 2020 pirate invasion.
  7. Lightning travels cloud to ground as a storm moves over the Gulf of Mexico from Boca Ciega Bay in July 2019. More people are struck and killed by lightning in Florida than in any other state.
  8. A mother and her six-month-old child were killed in a crash Monday morning in Spring Hill.
  9. Diver Alexander Makris, 16, emerges from Spring Bayou with the wooden cross during the 116th annual Epiphany celebration Thursday in Tarpon Springs.
  10. Dos hombres de San Petersburgo que viajaban en este Toyota Camry murieron después de que el automóvil fue golpeado por detrás por un Audi convertible que viajaba a 152 mph, dijeron los fiscales. Fue detenido Jorge Britton, 34, de Winter Haven (derecha).
  11. Alexander Makris, 16 of New Port Richey, comes up with the white cross Thursday during the annual cross dive in Spring Bayou, part of the Tarpon Springs Epiphany celebration.
  12. Two St. Petersburg men riding in a Toyota Camry died after the car was hit from behind by this Audi convertible, prosecutors said. Arrested in the deaths was the Audi driver, Jorge Britton, of Winter Haven.
  13. Young men who will be diving for the white cross in Spring Bayou on Thursday await a blessing Wednesday from Greek Orthodox Bishop Sevastianos of Zelon. The cross dive and the Blessing of the Fleet at the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks are features of the community's annual Epiphany celebration.
  14. Jorge Britton, 34, of Winter Haven, was also arrested for driving under the influence in 2018. His Audi R8, left, was the car he was driving on Dec. 15, 2021, when he hit and killed two St. Petersburg men.
  15. Snow falling at a Lowe's parking lot in Okaloosa County on Monday morning.
  16. The man was walking east beside the road about 6:15 p.m. Sunday when he stepped in front of a 2018 Subaru Impreza.
  17. Kevaughn Dingle was on the USF football roster for only one season before being removed from the team.
  18. A Tampa woman reached a settlement of $1.75 million with a nail salon that cut her foot, forcing her to amputate her leg.
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  21. A man walked into a St. Petersburg bank Monday afternoon and demanded money. St. Petersburg police are still searching for him.
  22. Dec. 21, 2021• Breaking News
    A white 2016 Hyundai Sonata was found abandoned at a McDonald's parking lot near the crash site.
  23. Two people were killed Tuesday morning in Hudson after a car turned in front of a sport utility vehicle on State Road 52.