Daniel Figueroa IV - Digital producer

Digital producer

I sacrifice precious hours of sleep to make sure folks get the news they need. I’m originally from the Bronx, but Florida’s now home. When I’m not trying to figure out ways to sneak Star Wars and Indiana Jones references into my stories (both of which I’ve done successfully) I’m probably on my motorcycle in search of my next favorite taco shop.

  1. 'FIghting' Finn Hill finally made it home last week.
    Finn Hill was born at 24 weeks and didn’t have good odds of survival. But after four months in the NICU, he made it home.
  2. The tropical outlook on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2019.
    The depression is expected to become Tropical Storm Jerry by early Wednesday, then strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend.
  3. Josh Hensley was known for dressing as Jack Sparrow.
    Joshua Hensley, 43, was found dead Monday morning. He went missing after setting out on a paddle board Saturday.
  4. A screen grab of Ian Milaski's most recent Facebook profile picture and his jail mugshot.
    The State Attorney’s office recommended $300,000 bail, but a judge released the 21-year-old resident assistant on his own recognizance.
  5. The tropical outlook on Friday Sept. 14, 2019.
    The potential cyclone is expected to ride up the east coast, but will still send rain to Tampa Bay.
  6. The outlook of the tropical disturbance from the National Hurricane Center.
    The National Hurricane Center said a disturbance over the Bahamas is growing and could soon become the next named storm.
  7. Firefighters rest after investigating a gas leak in Ybor City.
    Multiple locations throughout Ybor City were closed late Tuesday as Tampa Fire Rescue investigated a gas leak.
  8. David Hogg, center, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, holds the hand of fellow student Caspen Becher, lower left, as he and others demonstrators lie on the floor at a Publix Supermarket in Coral Springs in May 2018. Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were shot and killed earlier that year did a "die in" protest at a supermarket chain that backs a gubernatorial candidate allied with the National Rifle Association. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
    The suggestion would mostly affect its customers in Alabama, Georgia and other states with open carry laws.
  9. Invest 95L (orange) could become the next named storm of 2019.
    Regardless of development, Tampa Bay is likely to get some extra wet weather this weekend.
  10. Alyssa Hatcher.
    Alyssa Hatcher, 17, was arrested in Lake County Tuesday.