Carl Lisciandrello, Senior Digital Editor, tampabay.com

Carl Lisciandrello

Senior Digital Editor, tampabay.com

I’m an early riser who fills you in on what's been happening while most of you were sleeping, and passionate about bringing you stories that will both inform and entertain you. I’m here to help you start your day off right. Have a tip? Let me know. I graduated from the University of Florida and joined the Tampa Bay Times in May 2016 after working for nearly 30 years at The Tampa Tribune and, before that, the Clearwater Sun, so Tampa Bay is in my blood. If you run into me, I’ll likely be near a beach, at church, anywhere near downtown Safety Harbor, or enjoying a cigar with my buddies.

A woman will soon be reunited with the prosthetic leg she lost on Panama City Beach

This photo, posted to the I Love Panama City Beach Facebook group by Farrah Beth Bata, shows a prosthetic leg that washed up on the beach on May 20, 2019. [Facebook]
The mystery over who owns the prosthetic leg that washed up on Panama City Beach on Monday has been solved, thanks to a call on social media.

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Forecasters increase likelihood the first named tropical storm of 2019 will form tonight

The National Hurricane Center was monitoring a system southwest of Bermuda on May 20, 2019, that had a 70 percent chance of development. [National Hurricane Center]
The area of clouds and disorganized showers was located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda and could become a short-lived subtropical or tropical cyclone by Monday night or Tuesday morning.

Facebook group searching for owner of prosthetic leg that washed up on Panama City Beach

This photo, posted to the I Love Panama City Beach Facebook group by Farrah Beth Bata, shows a prosthetic leg that washed up on the beach on May 20, 2019. [Facebook]
An unusual sighting along Panama City Beach on Monday prompted a Facebook post and comments of concern from numerous readers.

Altercation leads to stabbing on Dunedin Causeway, deputies say

Javier Solis, left, and Lynette Kist are in custody after an altercation with a man and his stepson led to a stabbing at the Dunedin Causeway on May 20, 2019. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
The incident occurred after a man and woman began arguing with a man and his stepson on the Dunedin Causeway. They fled the scene but were arrested a short time later.