Allison Ross, Tampa Bay Times

Allison Ross

Tampa Bay Times

St. Petersburg, FL, United States

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Past articles by Allison:

Trump unleashed a Twitter storm as Dorian blew past Florida

As Dorian loomed, the president took to social media, tapping out hurricane updates with attacks on political enemies, disputes over unfavorable coverage and lots of thoughts on former FBI Director James Comey. → Read More

Ransomware attacks put Florida governments on alert

Significant ransom payouts following attacks in Riviera Beach and Lake City highlight the concern of ransomware attacks on local government. → Read More

'When do you stop grieving?': JCPS suicides leave students, parents and staff struggling

Parents, students and staff struggle after at least nine Jefferson County Public Schools students died by suicide during the 2018-19 school year. → Read More

Thousands of JCPS students lack proof of vaccination, putting schools at risk for measles

Thousands of JCPS students attended classes this year without the required documentation for vaccines for measles and other contagious diseases. → Read More

Louisville Regional Airport Authority hit by a ransomware attack

The attack did not impact operations or security systems at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport or Bowman Field, a spokeswoman said. → Read More

Here's where to park and the road closures for the 2019 Pegasus Parade

Louisville police said it is adding more security resources as it prepares for the Pegasus Parade, Oaks and the Kentucky Derby. → Read More

St. Xavier High president says he has cancer, will take leave from school

The longtime president of St. Xavier High School has said he has colorectal cancer and will be stepping away from daily life at the school. → Read More

Tornado with top speeds of 100 mph touched down in Oldham County

County residents reported downed power lines, felled trees, but no injuries have been reported. → Read More

Bevin administration to appeal second rejection in Medicaid waiver case

Kentucky has hit roadblocks as the Bevin administration works to impose work requirements and other stipulations for "able-bodied" adults on Medicaid → Read More

Louisville police in standoff with man in Taylor Berry neighborhood

Louisville police are dealing with a situation where a man has barricaded himself in a house in the Taylor Berry neighborhood. → Read More

Everyday life, concerns push Mueller report to the back burner in Louisville

For some in Louisville, the news and the continued political jockeying over the Mueller report feels far disconnected to everyday life and concerns. → Read More

When children say 'I want to kill myself': The alarming rise of youth suicides

Suicides of children and teens have been rising both in Kentucky and nationally. Experts say something must be done now. → Read More

When children say 'I want to kill myself': The alarming rise of youth suicides

Suicides of children and teens have been rising both in Kentucky and nationally. Experts say something must be done now. → Read More

Olive Garden shooting has people asking: Are we really safe in public?

Recent shooting at well-loved restaurants and grocery stores in Louisville have some questioning whether they are safe in public. → Read More

Why some Kentucky parents are OK with teachers calling in sick over pensions

More than 168,000 Kentucky students didn't go to school Thursday because of teacher sickouts. Some JCPS parents said it was necessary for the teachers → Read More

Louisville mayor pulls 'ambush job' with budget plea, council members say

Other cities across the state are also working to deal with the added pension costs. → Read More

JCPS bus monitor was arrested after striking 4-year-old girl, police say

Daniel Barry, 67, was arrested Thursday following an incident Jan. 17. → Read More

Mom sues JCPS employees after daughter's reported rape at Ballard

The lawsuit says a freshman girl with special needs was raped by a fellow student. The mother blames school staff for not escorting her off her bus. → Read More

'It's a historic moment': First Louisville-area girls joining Boy Scouts

Louisville girls are among the first nationally to join the Boy Scouts of America's flagship program. → Read More

JCPS announces suicide prevention summit following death of 10-year-old

As Saturday's suicide of 10-year-old Seven Bridges made national headlines, JCPS said it is ramping up efforts to address both bullying and suicide. → Read More