Florida 4th Worst In The Nation For Fraud & Identity Theft

No doubt many of us were affected by the recent Equifax hack. And, for a lot of us, that situation probably isn't the first time we've had to deal with a personal info breach. Well, it turns out Florida is VERY high on WalletHub's list of worst states when it comes to fraud and identity…

Sinkholes Explained

From time to time, we hear of sinkholes opening up in parts of the Tampa Bay area--some small, some quite big. But what exactly causes them and are there any signs to look out for? Life Noggin gets to the bottom of it and explains in this quick video:

Updated Plans For The Howard Frankland Bridge

There has been a big update on what we can expect when the Howard Frankland Bridge that connects Hillsborough and Pinellas counties gets its makeover. The Tampa Bay Times Reports that, among other things, the FDOT announced yesterday that instead of just being the 6-lanes announced earlier this year, instead the new plans include 8…

UPDATE: The Latest On Post Hurricane Irma Repairs

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma, as of Friday, 6/15 at 6am. And for information on FEMA, scams/fraud, specific Tampa Bay area county updates, Red Cross & more, click HERE. FLORIDA TOLL ROADS: (As of 6am Friday 9/15): Tolls are still suspended & there's no word yet on when they'll start collecting…

Hurricane Irma Relief: FEMA, Red Cross And County-By-County Info

As the clean up process continues after Hurricane Irma, there is a lot of information you need to know: Click HERE to find out about some of the financial stuff you may need to deal with now that Hurricane Irma has passed, including insurance. Another big thing to beware of is scammers who will unfortunately…

UPDATE: The Latest On Hurricane Irma Clean Up

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma: POWER COMPANIES (as of 6am 9/12): More & more people are getting power restored as we speak. DUKE ENERGY says there's no need to report an outage. They are aware and are working diligently to restore power. TRAFFIC LIGHTS: If the traffic lights at an…

Friday 5am Hurricane Irma Update

Hurricane Irma 5am (Friday 9/8/17) Update: Irma is a category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 155 mph--but forecasters say that it could intensify again. According to Greg Dee from our weather partner ABC Action News, the path has not moved that much. On its' current track, Irma is moving toward the Florida Keys…

Hurricane Irma 8am Update

Hurricane Irma 8am (9/7/17) Update: There are no big changes with Irma yet. It remains a category 5 hurricane with 180 mph winds and has shifted only slightly to the west. Forecasters say that it'll likely be another 24 hours before we know where landfall & the main impact is going to be. We'll keep…