Staff dispute at car dealership ends with man fatally beaten with bat, Florida cops say

A dispute between employees at an Daytona Beach car dealership turned deadly Nov. 23 when one man hit a co-worker in the head with a metal bat, police say Street View image from April 2019. © 2021 Google A staff dispute at a Florida car dealership turned deadly when one man grabbed a metal bat … Read more

Hillsborough County Leaders Warn About Spike In Holiday Scams

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Another thing you need to keep an out for this time of year: Holiday scams! As many of us move to purchasing gifts online, it makes you more susceptible to these types of scams. READ MORE: Two Men Arrested During A Large-Scale Organized Cargo Theft Investigation Eric Olsen … Read more

Maxwell’s accuser has memory questioned

Ghislaine Maxwell’s first accuser known as ‘Jane’ resumed testimony this morning and the socialite’s defence team didn’t pull any punches. Ghislaine Maxwell’s first accuser known as ‘Jane’ has resumed her testimony as the socialite’s defence team poured doubt on her version of events. Lawyer Laura Menninger attempted to undermine the accuser’s memory in Day Three … Read more

Florida man charged with killing 21-year-old woman in 1983

Officials say a man who had long been considered a person of interest in the killing of a 21-year-old South Florida woman has been arrested after 38 years ByThe Associated Press December 1, 2021, 4:08 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A man who had … Read more

21 storms later, the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season ends

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season was forecast to become an active one, and it lived up to that expectation. What You Need To Know Subtropical Storm Ana formed more than a week before the “official” start of the season Twenty-one named storms formed, including seven hurricanes Claudette, Danny, Elsa, Fred, Henri, Ida, Mindy and Nicholas … Read more

Two Men Arrested During A Large-Scale Organized Cargo Theft Investigation

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–PCSO detectives charged 45-year-old Bobby John Herrera, Jr. from West Palm Beach and 36-year-old Nicholas Nigel Howard of Opa Locka with a combined 67 felonies after they engaged in an organized cargo theft conspiracy where 5 businesses were defrauded and about $704,487 of wooden pallets and 25 semi-trailers were stolen. In late July … Read more

Sergeant Arrested For Battery On An Inmate

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office sergeant, assigned to the Department of Detention and Corrections, was arrested for battery and official misconduct. The incident occurred at the Pinellas County Jail located at 14400 49th Street North on November 19, 2021. According to detectives, 41-year-old Terrell Johnson was arrested by St. … Read more

Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center Hosting Its 1st Fundraising Event

Alligator (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)File photo of an alligator. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– The Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center will be hosting their first annual fundraising event called “Kiss a Gator Gala” on February 19, 2022. The event is a black-tie event and will be held at … Read more

The Creative Clay’s Friday Art Market Back For The Holidays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–Friday Art Market, in Creative Clay’s courtyard will be put on by The Pinellas County Schools’ Transition student artists on Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “The Transition class is excited to debut their new pieces, including one-of-a-kind hand-painted wooden earrings, key chains, and jewelry boxes,” said Amanda Drewes, ESE … Read more

Congress invests billions to improve weather forecasts

In November, Congress passed a $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, and officials are spending part of that money on improving weather forecasts.  What You Need To Know The infrastructure bill will cost $1.75 trillion NOAA’s portion from the registration is $2.96 billion $80 million is for new supercomputers that predict climate and daily weather You might … Read more