Peter Bernard, WFLA NEWS

Peter Bernard


Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Peter:

Missing St. Petersburg Rottweiller reunited with owner after wild odyssey

He’s home, happy and healthy. Volunteers who helped track down and return a missing Rottweiler puppy, to his St. Petersburg home, are being thanked by the dog’s owner. → Read More

Krystal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Krystal restaurants will remain open and continue operating on a normal basis. → Read More

Winter chill brings shock to those visiting Tampa Bay area

Temperatures are continued to plummet Tuesday night as the coldest air of the season settled in on the bay area. → Read More

Man with crowbar arrested for panhandling at restaurant in St. Pete

A man came armed with a 4-foot long crowbar to beg for money at an outdoor café. → Read More

Gulfport man accused of beating his roommate with metal baseball bat

A Gulfport man is recovering from a senseless beating that left him with a traumatic brain injury. → Read More

Plane carrying 3 crashes on St. Petersburg runway

The incident happened at the Albert Whitted Airport at 500 8th Ave. SE. around 3 p.m. → Read More

Flu claims the lives of 2 Pinellas children in the last 2 weeks

Just in the past two weeks, 8 On Your Side has just learned flu has killed two children in Pinellas county and the season is far from over. → Read More

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Pasco Co.

Just before 3 Thursday afternoon, somebody hit and killed a person walking near Old Dixie Highway and Aripeka Road. → Read More

2 men accused of gluing winning numbers onto lotto ticket

FLOWOOD, Miss. (WNCN) – Two Mississippi men face felony charges after police said they used glue to attach winning numbers to a lottery ticket in an attempt to win $100,000. Odis Latham, 47, and Russell Sparks, 48, both of Columbus, Mississippi used super glue to attach winning numbers to a losing ticket, police said. The […] → Read More

Uber now offering PIN code safety feature to verify a ride

Make, model, license plate, driver’s name and now, a “pin” code. Uber riders now have another way to verify the car you’re about to get in to, is really your Uber. → Read More

11 Head Start centers closed due to mold concerns in Pinellas County

Nearly 1,000 young students who depend on Pinellas Head Start are getting an un-planned, extended holiday vacation. → Read More

Pinellas Head Start delays return to school due to mold concerns

LSF says they plan to reopen some centers starting the week of Jan. 13 as well as host a parent meeting following the reopening of the centers. → Read More

Lawsuit over Manatee grandmother tasing incident, likely

Lawsuit over Manatee grandmother tasing incident, likely → Read More

Seminole man injures hand after bundling four boxes of sparklers with tape

A Seminole man got a lot more bang than he bargained for, and now, he’s suffering the consequences. → Read More

First Night St. Pete draws thousands to ring in new decade

"First night St. Pete" brings people together to celebrate a clean slate, a new year, and a new decade. → Read More

Buoy from South Carolina missing for 2 years beached in Florida

Crowds of spectators streamed to New Smyrna Beach over the weekend for a close-up view and some pictures with the marker, which some described as “the size of a truck.” → Read More

Police warn against firing guns on New Year’s Eve

Law enforcement agencies across the bay area plan to be on “high alert” new year’s eve, looking for people ringing in the new year with celebratory gunfire. → Read More

Secretly-recorded video leads to St. Pete man’s arrest on animal cruelty charge

A neighbor’s secretly-recorded video is all it took for St. Petersburg police to arrest a dog owner for felony animal cruelty. → Read More

Tampa police nab accused peeping tom in Ybor City

An Ybor City woman will sleep a little better after Tampa Police caught a man, they say, peered into her windows several times over the past 2 weeks. → Read More

New video may solve horse slaughters in Manatee County

Crystal clear video from a security system may just be what Manatee County Deputies need to find a horse killer. → Read More