Job fair draws veterans starting over

Employers including Amazon, Home Depot and local packaging company Max-Pak met with veterans about open positions at a job fair in Lakeland …

Home improvements that really pay off

Despite what you see on TV and what the conventional wisdom says, most of the home improvement projects with the greatest return on investme…

Best jobs that do not require a degree

You don’t need to have a bachelor’s degree to find a career in a growing industry.A high school diploma and additional training are all that…

Melanie Michael

Melanie Michael joined WFLA News Channel 8 as a reporter in 2014. For her, Tampa Bay is paradise, and she couldn’t imagine living or working…

Motorcyclist killed in hit and run

A 71-year-old motorcyclist died Saturday in a hit and run traffic accident near the intersection of Bee Ridge and Lockwood Ridge roads. Shor…

Theater shooter Reeves out of jail

Writing, Curtis Reeves is not a flight risk, or a danger to the community, a Circuit Judge tossed out an earlier order, and allowed Reeves t…