Tampa Bay Lightning Game 5 Watch Party – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – Lightning fans, join the Bolts inside Amalie Arena for the Official Game of the Stanley Cup Final 5 Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Watch Party presented by Chase tomorrow night! / tonight at 7 pm! Enjoy live entertainment, appearances by ThunderBug and other Lightning personalities, giveaways, and more! Tickets … Read more

President Joe Biden Proposes Strengthening Title IX Protections for Transgender Students – CBS Tampa

WASHINGTON DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The Biden administration proposed Thursday to strengthen protections for transgender students under Title IX and revise controversial Trump-era guidance on how schools should handle sexual assault cases. The new rules would clarify that Title IX protections against discrimination apply to sexual orientation and gender identity and … Read more

FDA orders Juul Labs to withdraw its products from the US market – CBS Tampa

MONTGOMERY, Md. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration. has ordered Juul laboratories inc. products to be withdrawn from the US market as the agency issued marketing denial orders for its vaping devices and pods. “As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. Additionally, those … Read more

Prosecutors recommend that Ghislaine Maxwell be sentenced to 30 to 55 years in prison for sex trafficking – CBS Tampa

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Federal prosecutors asked a judge in a court filing Wednesday to sentence Ghislaine Maxwell to 30 to 55 years in prison for child sex trafficking and other charges related to a sprawling conspiracy to abusing girls with Jeffrey Epstein. . “Maxwell was an adult who … Read more

24 cases and seven deaths among gay and bisexual men reported in Florida meningococcal disease outbreak – CBS Tampa

FLORIDA (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health are investigating 24 cases and seven deaths in the outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida. “One of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in the history of the … Read more

Andrew Gillum, Former Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Indicted on Wire Fraud Charges – CBS Tampa

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Andrew Gillum, who nearly won a Florida gubernatorial race in 2018, was indicted Wednesday along with a close political ally on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and making false statements. According to a press release from the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, … Read more

Microforests to combat climate change as more people move to Tampa Bay – CBS Tampa

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Nearly 1,000 people move to Florida every day according to the Florida Business Development Board and local nonprofits are working to combat climate change occurring as a result. of this rapid rate of growth. As most headed to work Monday morning, dozens of Sarasota County residents gathered … Read more

Tampa International Airport sees large number of passengers arriving in the Tampa Bay area – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Summer fever is in Tampa Bay and local businesses are ready for action. Tampa International Airport is seeing a huge increase in travelers arriving in the Tampa Bay Area…and local business owners are reacting. READ MORE: Hillsborough County School Board votes to change Chamberlain High’s mascot “Last night … Read more

Hillsborough County School Board votes to change Chamberlain High mascot – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Hillsborough County Schools voted Tuesday to change the mascot for Chamberlain High School. Two groups showed up to the board meeting to express their opinions on the mascot, “The Chiefs”. “What is happening is very offensive,” said Robert Rosa of the Florida Indian Alliance. READ MORE: Tampa International … Read more

Hundreds of items recycled during CW44’s Electronic Recycling Day – CBS Tampa

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Quicksilver Recycling partnered with CW44 on Thursday and collected hundreds of recyclable electronics. Those old, unused electronics are now on their way to mercury recycling where they will eventually become recycled materials. “As you can see from our table, we will remove any hard drive from a … Read more