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Gayle Guyardo


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Past articles by Gayle:

Man steals puppy from couple at knifepoint in Arby’s parking lot

A man made off with a French bulldog puppy after holding up the puppy’s owners at knifepoint on Thursday night, said the El Paso Police Department. → Read More

Human trafficking volunteers head into Tampa Bay strip clubs to help trapped victims

With high profile events like WrestleMania and Super Bowl LV coming to Tampa, there is a major effort to fight human trafficking. → Read More

Human trafficking victims, survivors in Tampa Bay helping others still trapped

Saved from the human trafficking industry, survivor Ewelina Krzanowska is teaming up with state human trafficking experts to help victims. → Read More

Trump administration plans to expand drilling at a Utah monument

TAMPA, Fla. (CNN) – Changes are coming to a plot of land that used to be part of a national monument. According to a report from the Washington Post, the President Trump administration finalized plans to boost “drilling, mining and grazing” on what used to be part of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and […] → Read More

Local teacher helps students find jobs in food industry

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – Things are heating up at Bayside High School in Clearwater. This year, the school fully launched it’s Culinary Arts Center where students learn how to cook. “I try to ignite the passion in them by being enthusiastic and excited about cooking,” said Eileen Losasso who heads up the program at Bayside […] → Read More

30K strands of beads collected in Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful After Gasparilla Cleanup event

Over 450 volunteers helped collect over 30,000 strands of beads as well as remove 4,700 lbs. of litter, debris and recyclables during this year's event. → Read More

Tampa Bay man to run Gasparilla race in memory of his late wife

As newlyweds, running was one of Ryan and Michelle de Jong's favorite thing to do. → Read More

Skilled Tampa surgeon mentors women to break into her field

"Many women believe they can't handle the demand of being a surgeon and create a work life balance," said Dr. Ross → Read More

Gr8 Inspiration: Tampa man drops 500 pounds

Tipping the scales at more than 700 pounds, Sal Paradiso didn't feel like he had a reason to live. → Read More

Tampa man, dog raise thousands for Humane Society

Adam and Holland's heartwarming bond caught the attention of the Holiday Wishes Petco Foundation and they won a $5,000 grant, which will go directly to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. → Read More

Dedicated volunteer feeds the hungry in Tampa with dignity

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Fern Rabil is a dedicated volunteer at Trinity Cafe in Tampa. She serves the homeless and food insecure not just during the holidays, but year round. “It’s so much more than serving food.”, said Fern Rabil. Fern also takes time to get to know the clients at Trinity as though they […] → Read More

Girl Scouts team up with chefs to create delicious desserts

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Just when you thought Girl Scout cookies couldn’t get any tastier, chefs across Tampa Bay are taking them to the next level. Girl Scouts of West Central Florida are teaming up with top chefs across Tampa Bay to serve up their famous cookies with a culinary twist. This weekend’s Dessert First […] → Read More

‘Fairy Godfathers’ in Clearwater help women during their darkest days

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – The owners of the popular salon La Posh in Clearwater are known for helping women during their darkest days. Through their foundations “My Fairy Godfather”, a private 501 (c3) the men give the “Gift of Beauty” through extraordinary experiences. Steven Anderson and Andrew Ashton first started helping women experiencing hair loss […] → Read More

Halloween costume may pose car seat safety hazard

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A bulky or puffy costume might pose a serious safety hazard when your child is riding in a car seat. “We don’t want to wear puffy costumes underneath our car seat harness because doing that can add additional room to the harness in the event of a crash. And that additional […] → Read More

Tampa Bay bird sanctuary captures worldwide attention

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Down a dirt road in the middle of the popular suburb of Westchase is an exotic bird named Zaksee who sparked the rescue of her feathered friends A friend of Majid Esmaeili dropped off the bird unable to take care of Zaksee, and the word got out. Now, a decade later, […] → Read More

Victim in Polk Co. murder identified, suspected killer still on run

POLK, CO. Fla. (WFLA) — With the suspect still on the run, the victim of Tuesday’s Polk County murder has been identified by her daughter. Peggy Schiering, who is believed to be in her 80s, was killed in Polk County Tuesday. Deputies are still searching for Schiering’s suspected killer, Taiwan Blandin. The sheriff’s office said […] → Read More

Learning how to roll cigars at Tabanero in Ybor City

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – People who call Tampa home might not realize it was once known at “Cigar City.” Tampa’s historic district, Ybor City was founded in 1885 by a group of cigar manufacturers, and Cuban, Spanish and Italian immigrants worked factories in the once-thriving industry. It’s a labor of love, to keep the art […] → Read More

Consumer Reports: Are grocery store delivery services worth it?

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – In just one year, Google searches for “grocery delivery” rose by 40 percent. So, 8 On Your Side put seven grocery delivery services to the test and ordered the same products from each company Are you interested in trying one out? Watch our segment in the video player above. LATEST STORIES: → Read More

Florida sun makes waxing your car more difficult

Trying to get your car squeaky clean in the Florida sun is easier said than done, thanks to our hot climate. → Read More

Documentary looks at police work with informants after Rachel Hoffman’s death

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A documentary exposé on police work with confidential informants will debut this week in Tampa Bay. More than a decade ago, a young woman Safety Harbor was murdered while being forced on the front lines of what is said to be the biggest drug bust in the Tallahassee Police Department’s history. […] → Read More