Jackie Callaway, WFTS

Jackie Callaway

WFTS

Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent:
  • WFTS
Past:
  • WPTV
  • NewsChannel 5
  • Fox 4 News
  • News 5 Cleveland
  • 10 News San Diego
  • ABC2NEWS
  • KGUN9 On Your Side
  • 23ABC News
  • 7NEWS
  • Knoxville News Sentinel

Recent articles by Jackie:

Not all airlines refunding tickets as COVID-19 cancels travel plans

The pandemic has canceled travel plans for people in Florida and across the country, including the trip of a lifetime for one local high school teacher, but when that teacher couldn’t get a refund on her airline tickets, Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway stepped in to help. → Read More

Some Tampa Bay area pet shelters report spike in adoptions and surrenders

Pet shelters in the Tampa Bay area are reporting a spike in adoptions as those under stay-at-home orders look for animal companionship, but ABC Action News also found the financial fallout from the pandemic is forcing more owners to surrender their pets. → Read More

Polk County woman forced to eat out of cooler after company wouldn't honor fridge warranty

A Polk County woman who said she was forced to eat out of a cooler after the refrigerator in her RV broke turned to Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway after calls to the manufacturer went unreturned. → Read More

Polk Co. girl who depends on wheelchair vans to get to the doctor was repeatedly stood up, mother says

A 10-year-old Winter Haven girl who depends on wheelchair vans to get to medical appointments is being repeatedly stood up and stranded by the service, according to her mother, who made a call for action to Consumer Reporter Jackie Callaway. → Read More

Fake Amazon customer service number cost Brandon man hundreds of dollars

After a fake Amazon customer service phone number cost a Brandon man hundreds of dollars, he made a call for action to Consumer Reporter Jackie Callaway. → Read More

Largo animal lover wants answers after she said rescue cat she adopted turned vicious

A Largo animal lover wants answers after she said the rescue cat she adopted turned vicious. → Read More

Disabled veteran blames pool contractor for lien on home

A disabled veteran made a call for action to ABC Action News for the second time in the past year after fears he could lose his home over a delayed pool construction project. → Read More

Surprise medical bills are landing millions of patients into debt

Surprise medical bills are putting a strain on Floridians and pushing some into medical debt. → Read More

Tampa woman stuck with thousands in vet bills after new puppy nearly died

A Tampa pet owner says she racked up thousands of dollars in veterinarian bills when her new puppy nearly died a week after she brought the dog home from a national chain pet store. → Read More

Tampa woman stuck with thousands in vet bills after new puppy nearly died

A Tampa pet owner says she racked up thousands of dollars in veterinarian bills when her new puppy nearly died a week after she brought the dog home from a national chain pet store. → Read More

Tampa driver claims routine maintenance at local shop ruined her car’s engine

One Tampa driver said routine maintenance at a local shop ruined her car's engine. → Read More

Riverview homeowner says her warranty company left her waiting weeks after her washer broke

A Riverview homeowner says her home warranty company left her in the lurch for weeks after her washing machine broke – until she made a call for help to Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway. → Read More

More and more young people falling victim to imposter scams

Social Security imposters reportedly trick people in their 20s and 30s out of more money than those over 70. Taking Action reporter Jackie Callaway found more and more younger consumers report being targeted by imposter scams. → Read More

SWAT exercise causes panic in Palm Harbor after residents weren't warned about training

A bomb scare last month triggered a dozen 911 calls from terrified Palm Harbor residents after a blast shook homes and offices in what Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway discovered was all part of a poorly planned police training exercise. → Read More

Air conditioning repair costs could go up after new nationwide ban on refrigerant

Your old, leaky air conditioner may soon be even more costly to fix by next year. → Read More

'We’ve had mice' | Family feared Valrico rental home was a danger to their four children

A mom says her family’s mobile home was falling apart and the landlord ignored requests for repairs. → Read More

Tampa woman says someone was playing games with her mail

The post office is finally delivering to a Tampa woman’s home after Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway got involved in her case of missing mail. → Read More

A few simple steps can equal big savings on everything you need for back to school

The average family spends more than $600 on back-to-school supplies, but Taking Action Reporter Jackie Callaway discovered how consumers can pay a fraction of the price during the sales tax holiday Aug. 2-6. → Read More

Petland vows action after complaints of delayed or denied vet bill payments for sick puppies

A national pet store under fire again for selling sick puppies is vowing to make changes after I-Team Investigator Jackie Callaway uncovered delays and denials to reimburse pet owners who spent thousands of dollars in vet bills. → Read More

Breeder allegedly sold Tampa family a sick puppy that nearly died days later

A Tampa family said they brought home a new Labradoodle puppy that became sick just three days later and nearly died. They called Taking Action Reporter Jackie after the breeder who sold them the dog refused to pay the vet bills. → Read More