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  • Where the right color choices can save you cash

    Where the right color choices can save you cash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:35:45 GMT
    Color and temperature are married. But this steamy physical relationship could be costing you money, or more.
    Color and temperature are married. But this steamy physical relationship could be costing you money, or more.
  • Three common myths about ceiling fans

    Three common myths about ceiling fans

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:23:56 GMT
    Most people think a ceiling fan cools the air and spins cheaply, but that's not the case. We also look at whether they keep bugs away, and whether it matters which way they spin.
    Most people think a ceiling fan cools the air and spins cheaply, but that's not the case. We also look at whether they keep bugs away, and whether it matters which way they spin.
  • Sandwich makers want bigger bite of market

    Sandwich makers want bigger bite of market

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:49:00 GMT
    "The old days of just putting some meat and lettuce and tomato between two slices of bread, those days are gone," says Steve Heeley, CEO of Earl of Sandwich. The chain, now in St. Pete, has big plans.
    "The old days of just putting some meat and lettuce and tomato between two slices of bread, those days are gone," says Steve Heeley, CEO of Earl of Sandwich. The chain, now in St. Pete, has big plans.
  • St. Petersburg company wants to customize your deliveries

    St. Petersburg company wants to customize your deliveries

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:27:46 GMT
    Same-day delivery sounds convenient, but a company in Pinellas County wants to take it even further than that. Jagged Peak is working on the framework to allow consumers to schedule their deliveries, right down to the specific time of day.
    Same-day delivery sounds convenient, but a company in Pinellas County wants to take it even further than that. Jagged Peak is working on the framework to allow consumers to schedule their deliveries, right down to the specific time of day.
  • Haunting look at Nazi sub that sank in Gulf of Mexico

    Haunting look at Nazi sub that sank in Gulf of Mexico

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:03:57 GMT
    Most Americans are not aware of how close Nazi U-boats came to our coast. But an underwater excursion in the Gulf of Mexico has succeeded in uncovering some long-forgotten ghosts of World War II.
    Most Americans are not aware of how close Nazi U-boats came to our coast. But an underwater excursion in the Gulf of Mexico has succeeded in uncovering some long-forgotten ghosts of World War II.
  • Where is the 'Balloon Boy' and his family now?

    Where is the 'Balloon Boy' and his family now?

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:17:40 GMT
    They claim to be the world's youngest heavy metal band. But their 11-year-old lead singer, Falcon Heene, has already been as famous as a rock star. Back in 2009, he was known to some as “Balloon Boy.”
    They claim to be the world's youngest heavy metal band. But their 11-year-old lead singer, Falcon Heene, has already been as famous as a rock star. Back in 2009, he was known to some as “Balloon Boy.”
  • From 'Hooters girl' to mom of 6

    From 'Hooters girl' to mom of 6

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:05:26 GMT
    She wore a T-shirt, a bright smile, and a ton of hair spray. Back in the 1980s, Lynne Austin was the very first 'Hooters girl.' Now, she's a mother of six, and she's still speaking her mind.
    She wore a T-shirt, a bright smile, and a ton of hair spray. Back in the 1980s, Lynne Austin was the very first 'Hooters girl.' Now, she's a mother of six, and she's still speaking her mind.
  • Hurricane Hunters' new tool: Drones

    Hurricane Hunters' new tool: Drones

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:48:05 GMT
    These seven-pound drones will be dropped from a NOAA research aircraft, where they will then spread their wings to fly lengthy and dangerous low-altitude missions with key weather instruments on board.
    These seven-pound drones will be dropped from a NOAA research aircraft, where they will then spread their wings to fly lengthy and dangerous low-altitude missions with key weather instruments on board.
  • Meet the Gerber Baby, 87 years later

    Meet the Gerber Baby, 87 years later

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:06:04 GMT
    The most famous face in baby food, the Gerber Baby, is now 87 years old -- and still smiling. She lives right here in Tampa and now had great-grandchildren of her own.
    The most famous face in baby food, the Gerber Baby, is now 87 years old -- and still smiling. She lives right here in Tampa and now had great-grandchildren of her own.
  • It's her job to catch dolphins -- on camera

    It's her job to catch dolphins -- on camera

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:12:02 GMT
    Spotting a wild dolphin jumping out of the water is one of the joys of living in the Tampa Bay area. No one knows some of our local dolphins better than the Eckerd College professor who has spent the past decade studying and listening to them.
    Spotting a wild dolphin jumping out of the water is one of the joys of living in the Tampa Bay area. No one knows some of our local dolphins better than the Eckerd College professor who has spent the past decade studying and listening to them.
  • 'The Perfect Bacon Bowl': Sizzle or fizzle?

    'The Perfect Bacon Bowl': Sizzle or fizzle?

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:00:54 GMT
    Plates can be ceramic or paper; cups can be glass or plastic. So why can’t a bowl be made of bacon? We asked the Bacon family to help us try out the 'Perfect Bacon Bowl' -- our most-requested product test so far.
    Plates can be ceramic or paper; cups can be glass or plastic. So why can’t a bowl be made of bacon? We asked the Bacon family to help us try out the 'Perfect Bacon Bowl' -- our most-requested product test so far.
  • Clearwater's old theater is new again

    Clearwater's old theater is new again

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:48:01 GMT
    The historic 93 year-old Capitol Theater in downtown Clearwater reopened late last year. Jay Leno headlined opening night, and the stars have kept coming ever since.
    The historic 93 year-old Capitol Theater in downtown Clearwater reopened late last year. Jay Leno headlined opening night, and the stars have kept coming ever since.
  • Can you get your vitamin C in the shower?

    Can you get your vitamin C in the shower?

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:24:28 GMT
    Vitamin C is clinically proven to be good for your skin, but can you soak it in during a shower? Consumer reporter Chris Chmura puts the Aroma Sense showerhead to the test.
    Vitamin C is clinically proven to be good for your skin, but can you soak it in during a shower? Consumer reporter Chris Chmura puts the Aroma Sense showerhead to the test.
  • Big-hearted store employees make little wheelchair for paralyzed dog

    Big-hearted store employees make little wheelchair for paralyzed dog

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:03:00 GMT
    When Rebecca Pierce's rat terrier suddenly became paralyze, she knew she had to find some kind of temporary solution to help him get around. So she went to Home Depot to get materials for a makeshift wheelchair, and that's where she found her dog's guardian angels.
    When Rebecca Pierce's rat terrier suddenly became paralyzed, she knew she had to find some kind of temporary solution to help him get around. So she went to Home Depot to get materials for a makeshift wheelchair, and that's where she found her dog's guardian angels.
  • When working from home becomes an international incident

    When working from home becomes an international incident

    Monday, July 7 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-07-07 23:27:02 GMT
    She wanted to work from home. And she wanted to make good money. But Susie soon found herself entangled in an elaborate international scam that is targeting innocent credit card holders, legitimate businesses, the U.S. Postal Service, and unwitting job seekers like her.
    She wanted to work from home. And she wanted to make good money. But Susie soon found herself entangled in an elaborate international scam that is targeting innocent credit card holders, legitimate businesses, the U.S. Postal Service, and unwitting job seekers like her.
  • WATCH: Inside the fireworks show, filmed by a drone

    WATCH: Inside the fireworks show, filmed by a drone

    Friday, July 4 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-04 19:57:17 GMT
    You've probably never seen fireworks like this: A South African man flew a drone into a West Palm Beach fireworks show and the resulting footage is amazing. But some people are concerned about the idea.
    You've probably never seen fireworks like this: A South African man flew a drone into a West Palm Beach fireworks show and the resulting footage is amazing. But some people are concerned about the idea.
  • A low-cost trap to get rid of bedbugs

    A low-cost trap to get rid of bedbugs

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:38:03 GMT
    They will definitely suck your blood, but they shouldn't drain your wallet. That’s the message from University of Florida insect researchers who have developed a bedbug trap that costs consumer less than $1 to build.
    They will definitely suck your blood, but they shouldn't drain your wallet. That’s the message from University of Florida insect researchers who have developed a bedbug trap that costs consumer less than $1 to build.
  • FDOT spends thousands on generators for I-75 signs

    FDOT spends thousands on generators for I-75 signs

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-02 02:20:54 GMT
    It's hurricane season and we all need to be prepared, which for some people includes generators in case a storm knocks out power. Florida's Department of Transportation is buying generators as well, and installing them along Interstate 75 in Manatee and Sarasota counties.
    It's hurricane season and we all need to be prepared, which for some people includes generators in case a storm knocks out power. Florida's Department of Transportation is buying generators as well, and installing them along Interstate 75 in Manatee and Sarasota counties.
  • Lots of buzz around this electric skateboard

    Lots of buzz around this electric skateboard

    Monday, June 30 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-07-01 01:47:09 GMT
    At first, Matt Belcher may look like any other guy on a skateboard, but keep watching and you'll notice he's riding a lot faster than others, and he never pushes off. His skateboard is electric, with a top speed of 20 miles per hour.
    At first, Matt Belcher may look like any other guy on a skateboard, but keep watching and you'll notice he's riding a lot faster than others, and he never pushes off. His skateboard is electric, with a top speed of 20 miles per hour.
  • Miss Florida crowns wrong Miss Florida

    Miss Florida crowns wrong Miss Florida

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:55:59 GMT

    A scoring error in last weekend's Miss Florida pageant crowned the wrong winner, causing organizers to announce a new Miss Florida today in St. Petersburg, FOX 13 has learned.

    A scoring error in last weekend's Miss Florida pageant crowned the wrong winner, causing organizers to announce a new Miss Florida today in St. Petersburg, FOX 13 has learned.

  • Girl with rare condition gets brand new pool

    Girl with rare condition gets brand new pool

    Friday, June 27 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-06-27 15:03:35 GMT

    It may just look like a pool, but for one Polk County family, it's new hope for a better life.

    It may just look like a pool, but for one Polk County family, it's new hope for a better life.

  • When every day is 'bring your baby to work day'

    When every day is 'bring your baby to work day'

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-06-26 00:48:06 GMT
    When attorney Chelsie Lamie made partner at her law firm, she ensured her partner at home that she wouldn't neglect her roles as wife and mom. Now, little Michael joins his mom at the office every day.
    When attorney Chelsie Lamie made partner at her law firm, she ensured her partner at home that she wouldn't neglect her roles as wife and mom. Now, little Michael joins his mom at the office every day.
  • From birds to boas, there's an app for that

    From birds to boas, there's an app for that

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-06-25 01:37:07 GMT
    We've got plenty of wildlife to see here in Florida, but now you can do more than watch -- you can help the people trying to save our native flora and fauna by using new smartphone apps.
    We've got plenty of wildlife to see here in Florida, but now you can do more than watch -- you can help the people trying to save our native flora and fauna by using new smartphone apps.
  • Daytime Emmy Awards Winners, Red Carpet Photos

    Daytime Emmy Awards Winners, Red Carpet Photos

    Monday, June 23 2014 4:55 AM EDT2014-06-23 08:55:45 GMT
    [PHOTO GALLERY] Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey and the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" were among the 41st annual Daytime Emmy winners. Check out the red carpet photos!
    [PHOTO GALLERY] Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey and the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" were among the 41st annual Daytime Emmy winners. Check out the red carpet photos!
  • Video: Motorcyclist unhurt after being knocked through the air

    Video: Motorcyclist unhurt after being knocked through the air

    Thursday, June 19 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-06-20 01:18:22 GMT
    Footage, shot by a red light camera at Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, shows a motorcyclist cartwheeling through the air after colliding with a turning car. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away -- unhurt.
    Footage, shot by a red light camera at Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, shows a motorcyclist cartwheeling through the air after colliding with a turning car. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away -- unhurt.
  • Photos: Tuesday evening's wispy waterspouts

    Photos: Tuesday evening's wispy waterspouts

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-06-18 18:34:42 GMT
    The summer storm season is in full swing throughout Florida, and there certainly was plenty of thunder and lightning out there Tuesday evening. But the storms also brought some very ephemeral waterspouts, from Siesta Key up to the Pinellas beaches.
    The summer storm season is in full swing throughout Florida, and there certainly was plenty of thunder and lightning out there Tuesday evening. But the storms also brought some very ephemeral waterspouts, from Siesta Key up to the Pinellas beaches.
  • Final 'Good Day' for Anne Dwyer

    Final 'Good Day' for Anne Dwyer

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-06-18 14:42:02 GMT
    It's a sad day for Tampa Bay, but a great one for Anne Dwyer. After nearly 30 years with WTVT, our Good Day Tampa Bay anchor is retiring. We've been looking back at her career all morning long ahead of her big sendoff.
    It's a sad day for Tampa Bay, but a great one for Anne Dwyer. After nearly 30 years with WTVT, our Good Day Tampa Bay anchor is retiring. We've been looking back at her career all morning long ahead of her big sendoff.
  • These fresh veggies are off the wall

    These fresh veggies are off the wall

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-06-18 01:53:05 GMT
    From emerald green lettuce to cascading tomatoes, there's a cornucopia of vegetables growing at Uriah's Urban Farms in Tampa. But it's how they're grown -- and how local chefs are using them -- that has foodies buzzing.
    From emerald green lettuce to cascading tomatoes, there's a cornucopia of vegetables growing at Uriah's Urban Farms in Tampa. But it's how they're grown -- and how local chefs are using them -- that has foodies buzzing.
  • Hillsborough paid school bus drivers not to drive

    Hillsborough paid school bus drivers not to drive

    Monday, June 16 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-06-17 01:47:01 GMT
    School bus drivers are paid to drive, but when the buses aren't working, drivers are paid to park themselves in a holding pattern. That's what documents obtained by FOX 13 show was happening in Hillsborough County toward the end of the school year.
    School bus drivers are paid to drive, but when the buses aren't working, drivers are paid to park themselves in a holding pattern. That's what documents obtained by FOX 13 show was happening in Hillsborough County toward the end of the school year.
  • Frozen's Queen Elsa hails from Florida

    Frozen's Queen Elsa hails from Florida

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-06-16 15:14:40 GMT
    New Smyrna Beach is about as far from the 'Frozen' land of Arendelle as you can get, but it seems that Queen Elsa is apparently from the seaside Florida town -- or her human counterpart is, anyway.
    New Smyrna Beach is about as far from the 'Frozen' land of Arendelle as you can get, but it seems that Queen Elsa is apparently from the seaside Florida town -- or her human counterpart is, anyway.
  • Tampa-born World Cup youngster ready for big stage

    Tampa-born World Cup youngster ready for big stage

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-06-12 15:14:05 GMT

    There are very few unenviable positions in professional sports, but being a rising superstar in the world of international soccer may be as close as you can get. The list of “next big things” who fell short of the inflated standards set by fans and media, particularly in Europe, runs long. Whether he likes it or not, Julian Green finds himself in that exact position.

    There are very few unenviable positions in professional sports, but being a rising superstar in the world of international soccer may be as close as you can get. The list of “next big things” who fell short of the inflated standards set by fans and media, particularly in Europe, runs long. Whether he likes it or not, Julian Green finds himself in that exact position.

  • This man was the first to land on Normandy beaches

    This man was the first to land on Normandy beaches

    Friday, June 6 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-06-06 21:43:34 GMT
    Col. Leonard Schroeder was the first boots on the ground the day the allies invaded Normandy. For decades after the war, he lived out his life in the Tampa Bay area.
    Col. Leonard Schroeder was the first boots on the ground the day the allies invaded Normandy. For decades after the war, he lived out his life in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Timeline: How D-Day unfolded 70 years ago

    Timeline: How D-Day unfolded 70 years ago

    Friday, June 6 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-06-06 18:48:54 GMT
    It's been 70 years since the D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy, France. On June 6, 1944, over 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches to free Europe from the hold of Nazi Germany.
    It's been 70 years since the D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy, France. On June 6, 1944, over 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches to free Europe from the hold of Nazi Germany. More than 5,000 ships and 11,000 aircraft supported the invasion, and by the end of the day, the Allies had gained a foothold on the coast of France.
  • Good deed sparks chain reaction at local Chick-fil-A

    Good deed sparks chain reaction at local Chick-fil-A

    Friday, June 6 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-06-06 18:40:38 GMT
    One woman's kind gesture at a gesture lead dozens in the community to follow suit. 
    One woman's kind gesture at a gesture lead dozens in the community to follow suit. 
  • FOX 13 anchor Anne Dwyer announces retirement

    FOX 13 anchor Anne Dwyer announces retirement

    Friday, May 30 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-05-30 11:15:26 GMT

    She's been part of our mornings for decades, but after nearly 30 years with FOX 13, Anne Dwyer has announced her retirement.

    She's been part of our mornings for decades, but after nearly 30 years with FOX 13, Anne Dwyer has announced her retirement.

  • Bay area soldier's reunion is YouTube hit for the ages

    Bay area soldier's reunion is YouTube hit for the ages

    Thursday, May 29 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-05-29 18:19:37 GMT

    With hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube, Sgt. Clark Rahman's return is sweeping the Internet. The Lakeland native surprised his girlfriend at a Florida State fraternity party, and both say they will never forget the moment.

    With hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube, Sgt. Clark Rahman's return is sweeping the Internet. The Lakeland native surprised his girlfriend at a Florida State fraternity party, and both say they will never forget the moment.

  • Boaters snag incredible whale shark video off Anna Maria Island

    Boaters snag incredible whale shark video off Anna Maria Island

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-05-28 19:38:49 GMT
    A group of Bay area voters captured some incredible video off the coast of Anna Maria Island, a 30-foot whale shark swimming right up to their boat.
    A group of Bay area voters captured some incredible video off the coast of Anna Maria Island, a 30-foot whale shark swimming right up to their boat.
  • Photos: Sunday night's wild weather

    Photos: Sunday night's wild weather

    Monday, May 26 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-05-26 13:58:05 GMT
    There were plenty of Florida-style fireworks this holiday weekend. Lightning lit up the skies over the Gulf of Mexico, putting on a spectacular light show for much of the Bay Area. Throw in some hail and you've got a wild weather weekend.
    There were plenty of Florida-style fireworks this holiday weekend. Lightning lit up the skies over the Gulf of Mexico, putting on a spectacular light show for much of the Bay Area. Throw in some hail and you've got a wild weather weekend.
  • Live video feed from space station now available

    Live video feed from space station now available

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-05-07 19:42:59 GMT
    You no longer need to be an astronaut to enjoy serene views of Earth from 200 miles out in space. NASA has activated a live video feed from new cameras aboard the International Space Station that will be beaming down scenic shots around the clock.
    You no longer need to be an astronaut to enjoy serene views of Earth from 200 miles out in space. NASA has activated a live video feed from new cameras aboard the International Space Station that will be beaming down scenic shots around the clock.
  • Photos: IIFA Awards green carpet arrivals

    Photos: IIFA Awards green carpet arrivals

    Saturday, April 26 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-04-27 03:21:54 GMT
    Bollywood met Hollywood on Saturday as the International Indian Film Academy held its annual awards ceremony -- the Bollywood Oscars -- in Tampa. In addition to the Indian film stars, several major American actors strolled down the green carpet at Raymond James Stadium.
    Bollywood met Hollywood on Saturday as the International Indian Film Academy held its annual awards ceremony -- the Bollywood Oscars -- in Tampa. In addition to the Indian film stars, several major American actors strolled down the green carpet at Raymond James Stadium.
  • Photos: IIFA Stomp and IIFA Rocks

    Photos: IIFA Stomp and IIFA Rocks

    Friday, April 25 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-25 19:40:08 GMT
    The big International Indian Film Academy Awards show is not until Saturday night, but IIFA and the Bollywood stars have already put on some spectacular shows.
    The big International Indian Film Academy Awards show is not until Saturday night, but IIFA and the Bollywood stars have already put on some spectacular shows.
  • Photos: 24 years of the Hubble Space Telescope

    Photos: 24 years of the Hubble Space Telescope

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:25:25 GMT
    It was 24 years ago that the Hubble Space Telescope blasted into orbit aboard the space shuttle Discovery. Here's a look back at some of the most impressive views the telescope has provided.
    It was 24 years ago that the Hubble Space Telescope blasted into orbit aboard the space shuttle Discovery. Here's a look back at some of the most impressive views the telescope has provided.
  • PHOTOS: Best Blood Moon pics

    PHOTOS: Best Blood Moon pics

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:03 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:03:18 GMT
    The lunar eclipse was at its peak around 3 a.m., and Bay area sky gazers stayed up late to see the rare sight -- sharing their pictures with us.
    The lunar eclipse was at its peak around 3 a.m., and Bay area sky gazers stayed up late to see the rare sight -- sharing their pictures with us.
  • Photos: MLB slugger's beachfront mansion nearing completion

    Photos: MLB slugger's beachfront mansion nearing completion

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:07:11 GMT
    It easily rivals – if not exceeds Derek Jeter's mansion on Davis Islands. On Thursday, at least a dozen construction workers were completing finishing touches on the home.
    It easily rivals – if not exceeds Derek Jeter's mansion on Davis Islands. On Thursday, at least a dozen construction workers were completing finishing touches on the home.
  • Photos: AirFest returns with a roar

    Photos: AirFest returns with a roar

    Sunday, March 23 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-03-23 17:56:07 GMT
    Thousands of people crowded onto MacDill Air Force Base on Saturday for the first day of AirFest 2014. The popular airshow was back after a budget-induced hiatus.
    Thousands of people crowded onto MacDill Air Force Base on Saturday for the first day of AirFest 2014. The popular airshow was back after a budget-induced hiatus.
  • Laura Moody flies with the Thunderbirds

    Laura Moody flies with the Thunderbirds

    Did you hear a roar in the sky Friday? That was probably our own Laura Moody, soaring with the Thunderbirds. She says she didn't get sick -- watch the video and see if you would have!
    Did you hear a roar in the sky Friday? That was probably our own Laura Moody, soaring with the Thunderbirds. She says she didn't get sick -- watch the video and see if you would have!
  • Photos: Geico Skytypers tour over Tampa Bay

    Photos: Geico Skytypers tour over Tampa Bay

    Thursday, March 20 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-03-20 21:42:13 GMT
    With AirFest less than two days away, the skies over Tampa are getting busier. Today, the Geico Skytypers roared out of MacDill Air Force Base for some formation flying with a VIP aboard.
    With AirFest less than two days away, the skies over Tampa are getting busier. Today, the Geico Skytypers roared out of MacDill Air Force Base for some formation flying with a VIP aboard.
  • Photos: B-29 bomber buzzes Lakeland

    Photos: B-29 bomber buzzes Lakeland

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-03-11 20:40:24 GMT
    A silver B-29 bomber made several passes over Polk County before rolling to a stop at Lakeland-Linder Airport on Tuesday. This plane, nicknamed Fifi, is the last B-29 Superfortress still flying.
    A silver B-29 bomber made several passes over Polk County before rolling to a stop at Lakeland-Linder Airport on Tuesday. This plane, nicknamed Fifi, is the last B-29 Superfortress still flying.
  • Photos: On the red carpet at the Oscars

    Photos: On the red carpet at the Oscars

    Monday, March 3 2014 9:40 AM EST2014-03-03 14:40:30 GMT
    The red carpet at this year's Oscars was a little soggy from all the rain, but the stars were shining as bright as ever. Here's a look at some of Hollywood's biggest names arriving for the big night.
    The red carpet at this year's Oscars was a little soggy from all the rain, but the stars were shining as bright as ever. Here's a look at some of Hollywood's biggest names arriving for the big night.
  • Photos: Rescued panther kitten arrives at zoo

    Photos: Rescued panther kitten arrives at zoo

    Thursday, February 20 2014 3:09 PM EST2014-02-20 20:09:05 GMT
    Lowry Park Zoo has an adorable new resident. A Florida panther, rescued in Collier County as a mere 1-week old kitten, is in the care of the zoo's veterinary staff.
    Lowry Park Zoo has an adorable new resident. A Florida panther, rescued in Collier County as a mere 1-week old kitten, is in the care of the zoo's veterinary staff.
  • Photos: Aboard the tall ship Lynx

    Photos: Aboard the tall ship Lynx

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 3:46 PM EST2014-02-18 20:46:50 GMT
    The tall ship Lynx made the short trip from St. Petersburg to Tampa this weekend, overshadowing the much smaller yachts in town for the regatta. But the real show was on board the replica privateer.
    The tall ship Lynx made the short trip from St. Petersburg to Tampa this weekend, overshadowing the much smaller yachts in town for the NOOD Regatta. But the real show was on board the replica privateer.
  • Photos: Regatta from the St. Pete Pier

    Photos: Regatta from the St. Pete Pier

    Saturday, February 15 2014 9:39 PM EST2014-02-16 02:39:50 GMT
    The skies were blue but the wind was stiff as dozens of yachts hit the water in downtown St. Pete this weekend for the annual Sperry Top-Sider NOOD regatta. Here's the view from the Pier.
    The skies were blue but the wind was stiff as dozens of yachts hit the water in downtown St. Pete this weekend for the annual Sperry Top-Sider NOOD regatta. Here's the view from the Pier.
  • Hollywood Police Car 'Smash And Grab'

    Hollywood Police Car 'Smash And Grab'

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 11:14 AM EST2014-02-12 16:14:00 GMT
    Tourists and others were quite surprised to see a man, calmly take a couple of metal spikes from the back of a construction truck.  He then proceeded to smash the windows out of a police vehicle parked.
    Tourists and others were quite surprised to see a man, calmly take a couple of metal spikes from the back of a construction truck.  He then proceeded to smash the windows out of a police vehicle parked outside the Dolby Theater.
  • PHOTOS: Ice hits Eglin Air Force Base

    PHOTOS: Ice hits Eglin Air Force Base

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 3:12 PM EST2014-01-29 20:12:12 GMT
    Here's the view from Hurlburt Field at Eglin Air Force Base in Okaloosa County after a winter storm dumped freezing rain across the Florida Panhandle.
    Here's the view from Hurlburt Field at Eglin Air Force Base in Okaloosa County after a winter storm dumped freezing rain across the Florida Panhandle.
  • PHOTOS: Rare winter storm strands drivers in Deep South

    PHOTOS: Rare winter storm strands drivers in Deep South

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 11:33 AM EST2014-01-29 16:33:36 GMT
    A rare winter storm brought freezing rain, snow and bitter cold to the Deep South on Tuesday.
    Rescue efforts are under way Wednesday morning after thousands of schoolchildren and hundreds of drivers in the Deep South spent the night stranded at schools and along ice-covered highways following a rare winter storm that brought freezing rain, snow and bitter cold to the region.
  • PHOTOS: Winter storm buries Northeast

    PHOTOS: Winter storm buries Northeast

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 9:15 AM EST2014-01-22 14:15:27 GMT
    Snow blowers whirred and shovels scraped across sidewalks on Wednesday as the Northeast started cleaning up from a winter storm that swirled up the coast.
    Snow blowers whirred and shovels scraped across sidewalks on Wednesday as the Northeast started cleaning up from a winter storm that swirled up the coast.
  • With billowing sails, clipper cruises into Tampa

    With billowing sails, clipper cruises into Tampa

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 1:00 PM EST2014-01-15 18:00:30 GMT
    The 'Lynx' docked in Tampa after a cruising into the bay under full sail Wednesday. The clipper is here to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the 'Star-Spangled Banner.'
    The 'Lynx' docked in Tampa after a cruising into the bay under full sail Wednesday. The clipper is here to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the 'Star-Spangled Banner.'
  • Photos: 'The Simpsons' LEGO set

    Photos: 'The Simpsons' LEGO set

    Friday, January 10 2014 3:48 PM EST2014-01-10 20:48:44 GMT
    One of the most famous addresses in animation is being replicated in LEGO form. Next month, you'll be able to build your own 742 Evergreen Terrace -- better known as the home of the Simpson family.
    One of the most famous addresses in animation is being replicated in LEGO form. Next month, you'll be able to build your own 742 Evergreen Terrace -- better known as the Springfield home of the Simpson family.
  • PHOTOS: Big snowstorm hits northeast

    PHOTOS: Big snowstorm hits northeast

    Friday, January 3 2014 4:17 AM EST2014-01-03 09:17:32 GMT
    A collection of photos from the northeast snowstorm, compiled by WTTG in Washington, D.C.
    A collection of photos from the northeast snowstorm, compiled by WTTG in Washington, D.C.
  • How NORAD got into the Santa-tracking business

    How NORAD got into the Santa-tracking business

    As it's been doing every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, will be tracking Santa's progress on Christmas Eve.
    As it's been doing every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, will be tracking Santa's progress on Christmas Eve as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts, eating mince pies, and knocking back copious amounts of sherry.
  • Test driving a Tesla, an automotive marvel

    Test driving a Tesla, an automotive marvel

    Friday, November 22 2013 8:43 AM EST2013-11-22 13:43:02 GMT
    FOX 13 Consumer reporter Chris Chmura spent six stomach-flopping, jaw-dropping, testosterone-laced hours test driving the all-electric Tesla Model S. Sticker shock aside, he says the vehicle is incredible.
    FOX 13 Consumer reporter Chris Chmura spent six stomach-flopping, jaw-dropping, testosterone-laced hours test driving the all-electric Tesla Model S. Sticker shock aside, he says the vehicle is incredible. And that has the automotive industry paying attention.
  • NASA launches probe to study Martian atmosphere

    NASA launches probe to study Martian atmosphere

    Monday, November 18 2013 2:49 PM EST2013-11-18 19:49:49 GMT
    A robotic probe blasted off from Florida on Monday, starting a 10-month journey to the red planet. NASA is hoping the MAVEN spacecraft will help answer questions about why Mars is such a desolate planet.
    A robotic probe blasted off from Florida on Monday, starting a 10-month journey to the red planet. NASA is hoping the MAVEN spacecraft will help answer questions about why Mars is such a cold and desolate planet.
  • Most famous 'Flying Fortress' arrives in Tampa

    Most famous 'Flying Fortress' arrives in Tampa

    Friday, November 8 2013 6:13 PM EST2013-11-08 23:13:00 GMT
    The sound of history filled the skies over Tampa on Monday. The distinctive four-engine roar of a B-17 bomber heralded the arrival of the famed 'Memphis Belle,' which is in town for tours and rides this weekend.
    The sound of history filled the skies over Hillsborough County on Monday.  The distinctive four-engine roar of a B-17 bomber heralded the arrival of the famed 'Memphis Belle,' which is in town for tours and rides this weekend.
  • Superstorm Sandy: Before & after photos

    Superstorm Sandy: Before & after photos

    Tuesday, October 29 2013 10:14 AM EDT2013-10-29 14:14:48 GMT
    One year after Superstorm Sandy, here's a look back at the dramatic before-and-after photos from the New York and New Jersey coasts.
    One year after Superstorm Sandy, here's a look back at the dramatic before-and-after photos from the New York and New Jersey coasts.
  • Photos: Tampa Bay area sunsets

    Photos: Tampa Bay area sunsets

    Monday, October 21 2013 7:22 AM EDT2013-10-21 11:22:34 GMT
    Sunsets. They're one of the best things about living in Florida, and the Bay area is one of the best venues.
    Sunsets. They're one of the best things about living in Florida, and the Bay area is one of the best venues.
  • PHOTOS: Rays' ALDS Game 3 win

    PHOTOS: Rays' ALDS Game 3 win

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-10-09 02:21:25 GMT
    The Tampa Bay Rays won when facing elimination for the fourth time in nine days, trimming Boston's lead to 2-1 in the best-of-five matchup.
    The Tampa Bay Rays won when facing elimination for the fourth time in nine days, trimming Boston's lead to 2-1 in the best-of-five matchup. Here's a look at the fans, the game, and the FOX 13 team covering Game 3 of the ALDS -- including the dramatic walkoff home run.
  • PHOTOS: Mike Glennon's Buccaneer debut

    PHOTOS: Mike Glennon's Buccaneer debut

    Monday, September 30 2013 10:20 AM EDT2013-09-30 14:20:16 GMT
    Defensively, the Bucs made play after play Sunday, but a late Mike Glennon interception and crucial errors down the stretch kept Tampa Bay winless for the season.
    Defensively, the Bucs made play after play Sunday, but a late Mike Glennon interception and crucial errors down the stretch kept Tampa Bay winless for the season.
  • PHOTOS: Best Clearwater Beach sunsets

    PHOTOS: Best Clearwater Beach sunsets

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 3:30 PM EDT2013-09-24 19:30:00 GMT
    When we asked viewers to upload photos of Clearwater Beach sunsets, we had no idea how many beautiful photos we would get.
    When we asked viewers to upload photos of Clearwater Beach sunsets, we had no idea how many beautiful photos we would get.
  • PHOTOS: Stars light up red carpet at Emmys

    PHOTOS: Stars light up red carpet at Emmys

    Monday, September 23 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-09-23 11:41:22 GMT
    "Breaking Bad," the brutal, drug-fueled saga of an everyman's ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday.
    "Breaking Bad," the brutal, drug-fueled saga of an everyman's ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, denying the online series "House of Cards" a history-making honor.
  • Photos: Shooting at Navy yard in DC

    Photos: Shooting at Navy yard in DC

    Monday, September 16 2013 3:41 PM EDT2013-09-16 19:41:15 GMT
    Chaos broke out at the Washington Navy Yard just after 8am on Monday September 16th.
    Chaos broke out at the Washington Navy Yard just after 8am on Monday September 16th.
  • VIDEO: Tampa chase and shootout

    VIDEO: Tampa chase and shootout

    Friday, September 6 2013 4:26 PM EDT2013-09-06 20:26:18 GMT
    Watch and listen as Hillsborough Sheriff David Gee and Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor give this blow-by-blow account Friday's chase and shootout with a rape suspect.
    Watch and listen as Hillsborough Sheriff David Gee and Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor give this blow-by-blow account Friday's chase and shootout with a rape suspect -- from the moment it began to the gunfire that ended it.
  • Images capture waterspout in Oldsmar

    Images capture waterspout in Oldsmar

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 3:50 PM EDT2013-07-09 19:50:55 GMT
    Mother Nature put on quite a show in Pinellas County Monday night: a waterspout formed near Oldsmar, and many people caught it on camera. Check out photos and video here.
    Mother Nature put on quite a show in Pinellas County Monday night: a waterspout formed near Oldsmar, and many people caught it on camera. Check out photos and video here.
  • PHOTOS: 4th of July fireworks in St. Pete

    PHOTOS: 4th of July fireworks in St. Pete

    Friday, July 5 2013 2:18 PM EDT2013-07-05 18:18:27 GMT
    Miss the fireworks on July 4th? Don't worry. Our cameras were there. Here's the view from St. Pete of fireworks over the water.
    Miss the fireworks on July 4th? Don't worry. Our cameras were there. Here's the view from St. Pete of fireworks over the water.
  • Atlantis launches again -- as museum display

    Atlantis launches again -- as museum display

    Thursday, June 27 2013 2:27 PM EDT2013-06-27 18:27:12 GMT
    We'll never see a space shuttle launch again. But now, at Kennedy Space Center, there's a new way to see space shuttle Atlantis as you've never seen it before.
    We'll never see a space shuttle launch again. But now, at Kennedy Space Center, there's a new way to see space shuttle Atlantis as you've never seen it before.
  • PHOTOS: The Zimmerman trial so far

    PHOTOS: The Zimmerman trial so far

    Monday, June 24 2013 7:20 AM EDT2013-06-24 11:20:33 GMT
    Click through our photo gallery of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial. Opening statements are set to being Monday morning at 9 a.m.
    Click through our photo gallery of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial. Opening statements are set to being Monday morning at 9 a.m.
  • Photos: Tropical Storm Andrea

    Photos: Tropical Storm Andrea

    Friday, June 7 2013 10:08 AM EDT2013-06-07 14:08:53 GMT
    Tropical Storm Andrea reminded the Bay Area that hurricane season has started. Several tornados left damage as the fast-moving storm brushed by the coast. Here's a look at the scenes.
    Tropical Storm Andrea reminded the Bay Area that hurricane season has started. Several tornados left damage as the fast-moving storm brushed by the coast. Here's a look at the scenes.
  • Behind the scenes at the Port of Tampa

    Behind the scenes at the Port of Tampa

    Monday, February 11 2013 10:08 PM EST2013-02-12 03:08:01 GMT
    Cruises are the part of the Port of Tampa many know well. But there is so much more going on dockside. FOX 13 spent four months behind the scenes, learning how the port's many tentacles touch our everyday lives.
    Cruises are the part of the Port of Tampa many know well. But there is so much more going on dockside. FOX 13 spent four months behind the scenes, learning how the port's many tentacles touch our everyday lives.
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  • Photos: Sunday night's wild weather

    Photos: Sunday night's wild weather

    Monday, May 26 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-05-26 13:58:05 GMT
    There were plenty of Florida-style fireworks this holiday weekend. Lightning lit up the skies over the Gulf of Mexico, putting on a spectacular light show for much of the Bay Area. Throw in some hail and you've got a wild weather weekend.
    There were plenty of Florida-style fireworks this holiday weekend. Lightning lit up the skies over the Gulf of Mexico, putting on a spectacular light show for much of the Bay Area. Throw in some hail and you've got a wild weather weekend.
  • Photos: IIFA Awards green carpet arrivals

    Photos: IIFA Awards green carpet arrivals

    Saturday, April 26 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-04-27 03:21:54 GMT
    Bollywood met Hollywood on Saturday as the International Indian Film Academy held its annual awards ceremony -- the Bollywood Oscars -- in Tampa. In addition to the Indian film stars, several major American actors strolled down the green carpet at Raymond James Stadium.
    Bollywood met Hollywood on Saturday as the International Indian Film Academy held its annual awards ceremony -- the Bollywood Oscars -- in Tampa. In addition to the Indian film stars, several major American actors strolled down the green carpet at Raymond James Stadium.
  • Photos: IIFA Stomp and IIFA Rocks

    Photos: IIFA Stomp and IIFA Rocks

    Friday, April 25 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-25 19:40:08 GMT
    The big International Indian Film Academy Awards show is not until Saturday night, but IIFA and the Bollywood stars have already put on some spectacular shows.
    The big International Indian Film Academy Awards show is not until Saturday night, but IIFA and the Bollywood stars have already put on some spectacular shows.
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