Erik Waxler, WFTS

Erik Waxler


Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Erik:

Street-legal Zamboni ready to drive fans to Lightning games

A big Lightning fan put his engineering background to use to come up with a one-of-a-kind creation. → Read More

Blue Angels land in Tampa to promote AirFest's return in March 2022

The gates to MacDill will open to the public again on March 25 and 26 as Tampa Bay AirFest returns. → Read More

Pasco County tech students collaborate on aquaponics lab

Students at Pasco County’s first tech high school are collaborating on something called aquaponics. → Read More

Boy who beat brain cancer meets Tom Brady at Buccaneers-Bears game

“I was crazy. I was so happy. He’s like my hero and I was just grateful that he met me," said Noah. → Read More

Girls ready to wrestle after FHSAA sanctions the sport

The Florida High School Athletic Association just made girls wrestling a sanctioned sport for the first time. → Read More

'Dream flights' take WW2 veterans up to fly in biplanes

94-year-old Jim McKee didn’t waste any time hopping in the cockpit. → Read More

Clearwater Marine Aquarium transforming Winter's old home to rehab manatees

As Clearwater Marine Aquarium gets set to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the film "Dolphin Tale," the tank Winter became famous in is about to serve a new purpose. → Read More

Mother shares story of son's overdose to help others

Jill Brewer spent years worrying about her son Andrew. His father died by suicide when Andrew was just 13. → Read More

New ER brings more private rooms to North Pinellas as COVID cases surge

With the COVID-19 variant surging in Florida, the stress on healthcare workers continues. → Read More

USF students start new academic year on campus amid uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic

University of South Florida students and staff started the new academic year Monday amid uncertainty about the pandemic. → Read More

Businesses deal with vaccination questions as they try to operate safely

Like so many businesses, Impact Fitness in Lutz, has been on a roller coaster during the pandemic. → Read More

Pasco County's first K-8 debuts featuring magnet program

Kids showing up to Starkey K-8 will call this place home for years to come. → Read More

Pasco man reunites with beloved dog that was run over by a car

Ollie couldn’t wait to get back in Stephen Foster’s arms and overload him with her slobbery kisses. → Read More

Struggling veteran and his family find home thanks to Pasco non-profit

After living in a hotel, Nathan Henley and his family finally have a place to call home. → Read More

Jail records show Cuba protesters held without bail because of 'anti-riot' law

Jail records show two of the three men arrested during Tuesday's protests have not been given bail yet because of the 'anti-riot' bill signed by Governor Ron DeSantis in April. → Read More

Cuban-Americans rally in Tampa to support homeland in crisis

Those here in Tampa with roots in Cuba say the time has come for change, and some say that includes the U.S. lifting sanctions. → Read More

Diehards in Montreal hope Canadians can turn series around

He’s a fixture at Canadians games known as Kid Mercury. → Read More

Elvis festival has a special connection to Citrus County

43 years after his death, Elvis Presley lives on. → Read More

Congressional candidate receives more time in murder plot case against Republican rival

The man accused of conspiring to have a fellow congressional candidate killed was in court Tuesday. → Read More

Extremely rare Babe Ruth card highlights Tampa doctor's card collection now up for auction

It’s expected to sell for a sports card record of more than $5 million in an online auction now underway. → Read More