Best jobs that do not require a degree (Image 1)

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 (Image 1)

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…

RECALL: Foster Farms, Kirkland chicken

A chicken recall involving chicken products sold at Costco was issued this week. The reason is possible salmonella contamination.The recall …

Protest Planned to support Tampa teen

Friends of Tariq Abukhdeir tell News Channel 8 they plan to hold a protest outside of US Senator Bill Nelson’s office today at 4:30 pm. Abuk…

Family of 4 escapes fire in Tampa

Family of four people got out of a burning home safely early Friday morning on West 26th Avenue in Tampa, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.TFR…

Zephyrhills drug arrest turns deadly

“He’s a great guy. He’s just been in some trouble in the past, that’s all” Erika Albury is talking about her fiance, Jerry Brown, who was ki…

VIRAL: 2-headed Tampa alligator (Image 1)

VIRAL: 2-headed Tampa alligator

An image of a 2-headed alligator is creating a buzz on the web and is raising eyebrows at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commiss…