Scallop Season Brings More Customers To Local Businesses

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Scallop season is in full swing all along the Gulf Coast…and businesses are benefiting. In Tarpon Springs, business owners say ever since scallop season started, they’ve seen about 50% more customers compared to usual. READ MORE: Transportation Improvements Coming To Hillsborough County “We’ve definitely been super busy. … Read more

Chase Ealey Claims Gold And Becomes The First American Woman To Win Shot Put World Title

Chase Ealey, of the United States, celebrates after wining the gold medal in the women’s shot put final at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Eugene, Ore.(AP Photo/Ashley Landis) EUGENE, Or. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Chase Ealey became the first American woman to win the shot put world … Read more

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Biden Administration From Protecting Transgender Students And Workers In 20 States

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The Biden administration must pause its enforcement of federal guidance seeking to protect transgender students and workers in 20 states, a federal judge ruled Friday, siding with Republican-led states fighting to enforce anti-trans policies on their books. The order issued late Friday allows the 20 states to continue enforcing controversial … Read more

Florida Democrats Are Coalescing Around Charlie Crist And The Joe Biden Playbook, To Defeat Ron DeSantis

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Fifteen minutes into a recent Sunday service, a man in a trim pinstriped suit with coiffed white hair and a blue disposable mask strolled to the front row of The Fountain church and began nodding along to a live and loud contemporary gospel band. “Is that Charlie Crist?” … Read more

An Elderly Woman Died After Falling Into A Pond And Being ‘Grabbed” By Two Alligators

American alligator swims in murky water reflecting patches of blue sky on a mostly cloudy day. SARASOTA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — An 80-year old woman is dead after falling into a pond and being grabbed by alligators in Sarasota County, Florida on Friday, authorities said. The woman fell into a pond … Read more

Ivana Trump’s Death Ruled Accidental By Medical Examiner

NEW YORK, NY. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Ivana Trump, an ex-wife of former President Donald Trump, died of “blunt impact injuries” to the torso, New York City’s medical examiner said Friday. Trump, a longtime businessperson, died in her home in New York City on Thursday at age 73. She was the mother of Donald … Read more

President Joe Biden Tries To Ease Worries Over US Commitment To The Middle East In Meetings With Key Leaders

WASHINTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — President Joe Biden on Saturday attempted to reassert US leadership in the Middle East as he met with key leaders in the region, promising his administration would stay engaged amid fears China and Russia would swiftly fill a leadership vacuum. The President said American leadership in … Read more

Middle School Employee Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

(credit: Evlakhov Valeriy/Shutterstock) HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrested a middle school employee on multiple counts of possession of child pornography on Friday, July 15. Sean Shafer, 23, was arrested after a search warrant revealed 15 confirmed child pornography files on his electronic devices, according to officials. READ … Read more

Lia Thomas Nominated For NCAA 2022 Woman Of The Year Award

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas, for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award. The Ivy League swimmer was nominated as a Division I athlete for Swimming and Diving, according to the NCAA website. The award is meant to honor the “academic achievements, athletics excellence, community … Read more

Rapper Kodak Black Arrested During Traffic Stop In Florida

PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 22: Kodak Black wears a white with orange borders fluffy bob, a white latte with orange strap pattern polo shirt, gold oversized pendant necklaces, outside the Rhude show, during Paris Fashion Week – Menswear Spring/Summer 2023, on June 22, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images) BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. … Read more