Headlines: Tropical wave, Non-travel related Zika in Pinellas, Face-biting suspect

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Good afternoon! Today is Tuesday, August 23


  • Get set for a whole lot of heat today with only widely scattered showers and storms this afternoon and evening. See your full forecast here.


  • Non-travel related Zika case reported in Pinellas. Read more.
  • Storm Team 8 monitoring Invest 99L for tropical development. Read more
  • Sheriff: Florida face-biting suspect may have ingested chemical. Read more
  • Iconic Goody Goody restaurant re-opens in Hyde Park Village. Read more
  • Lockdown over at Woodbridge Elementary in Tampa. Read more
  • Tampa obstetrician has Zika warning for women: ‘Delay getting pregnant’. Read more
  • Florida companies to pay $17M for erectile dysfunction services scam. Read more
  • McDonald’s recalls millions of Happy Meals fitness bands. Read more
  • See all of today’s top stories


  • Doctors remove 40 knives from man’s stomach. Read more
  • WATCH: WFLA to launch ‘Max Defender 8’ radar; most powerful in the world – See here

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