Biden Will Sign First Major Federal Gun Safety Legislation In Decades – CBS Tampa

WASHINGTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — President Joe Biden will sign a bipartisan bill to address gun into violence law Saturday before departing for Europe, the White House announced Friday. The bill amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades and marks a significant bipartisan breakthrough on one of … Read more

The United States Attorney’s Office Issues Warning Of Telephone Scams – CBS Tampa

ILLUSTRATION – 11 October 2019, Bavaria, Würzburg: An elderly woman is using a cordless landline phone. Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/picture alliance via Getty Images) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Florida, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are alerting the public of several … Read more

Ukraine To Withdraw From Severodonetsk As Russia’s Advance Grinds On – CBS Tampa

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Ukrainian forces are withdrawing from Severodonetsk, effectively ceding the city to Russia and putting the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk almost fully under Russian control following months of grueling and bloody fighting. Severodonetsk was one of the last major Ukrainian strongholds in the area. Serhiy Hayday, a top … Read more

St. Pete Police Increase Security For Annual Pride Parade – CBS Tampa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – St. Petersburg Police are gearing up for the annual Pride Parade this weekend, by increasing security and safety measures. St. Pete Police will have crews out monitoring the area along Bayshore Drive. They’ll also have up to 70 security cameras posted along the parade route checking for … Read more

Protestors Gather In St. Pete After Roe V. Wade Overturned – CBS Tampa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – After the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade on Friday, local groups are responding. “I’m honestly in shock…but in good shock,” said Scott Mahurin with Florida Preborn Rescue. READMORE: St. Pete Police Increase Security For Annual Pride Parade “I cried when I heard the decision this morning. … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning Game 5 Watch Party – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Lightning fans, join the Bolts inside Amalie Arena for the official Stanley Cup Final Game 5 Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Watch Party presented by Chase tomorrow night/Tonight at 7pm! Enjoy live entertainment, appearances from ThunderBug and other Lightning personalities, giveaways, and more! Tickets are just $10 with all … Read more

Hundreds of Items Recycled During CW44’s Electronic Recycling Day – CBS Tampa

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Quicksilver Recycling partnered with CW44 Thursday and collected hundreds of recyclable electronics. Those old and unused electronics are now en route to quicksilver recycling where they’ll eventually become recycled materials. “As you can see on our table, we’ll remove any hard drive from a desktop or a … Read more

Experts Explain the Dangers of Mishandling Batteries – CBS Tampa

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Most of us try our best to do it, but how do we know if we’re really doing it right? There’s a rhythm to recycling household electronics. “We collect household electronics, televisions, computer monitors, hard drives, tablets, cell phones, laptops, and any electronics that have a rechargeable … Read more

USF St. Petersburg Students Celebrate Juneteenth Holiday – CBS Tampa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – Juneteenth is a time for celebration and reflection. It marks the date, June 19th, 1865 when Texas announced the abolition of slavery. But this was more than two and a half years after slavery ended with the emancipation proclamation in 1863. Students at the University of South … Read more

President Joe Biden Proposes Strengthening Title IX Protections For Transgender Students – CBS Tampa

WASHINGTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) –The Biden administration proposed on Thursday to strengthen protections for transgender students under Title IX and overhauling controversial Trump-era guidance on how schools should handle sexual assault cases. The new rules would clarify that Title IX’s protections against discrimination apply to sexual orientation and gender identity and … Read more