Heather Leigh, WFTS

Heather Leigh


Clearwater, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Heather:

No pin reset required if you already have a pin and access to CONNECT, according to FLDEO

Florida now has a nearly 13% unemployment rate according to new data from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. → Read More

Many unemployed Florida workers are being told to reapply for state and federal benefits

Thousands of Floridians have waited in limbo only to be told weeks after applying for unemployment that they’re not eligible for state money. → Read More

Pinellas County beaches, public beach parking closures extended for another week

The beaches will remain closed for at least another week, maybe longer, depending on what county officials decide. → Read More

Thinking about canceling your trip over coronavirus concerns? Here are your options

As busy as Tampa International Airport is right now, concerns over the coronavirus are real. → Read More

Five soldiers who served in the military in the 1800s laid to rest in Palm Harbor

In proper fashion, five unnamed soldiers serving our country in the 1800s are being honored. → Read More

St. Petersburg Elementary school wins 'Start with Hello' award from Sandy Hook Promise

Making sure everyone is included is a way of life at Azalea Elementary school in St. Petersburg. → Read More

Court orders 2 Wesley Chapel subdivisions to stop using security bar at entrance gate

Pasco County has now ordered a local neighborhood to stop using a newly installed electric arm barrier in front of its entrance gate until further notice. → Read More

Mother of boy who donated organs before death continues his legacy

A Tampa Bay teen continues to live on through others with organ donation. His mother has made sure of that. → Read More

Father worried about public health at local park after daughter finds hypodermic needle

One father says his 9-year-old daughter knew not to touch a hypodermic needle while playing in the park, but he fears other kids may not know better. → Read More

Horses in Central Florida are being targeted, slaughtered for their meat, says officials

Horses in Central Florida are being targeted by thieves, and some may have even been slaughtered for their meat. → Read More

Palm Harbor firefighters read to kids to highlight importance of early literacy

Palm Harbor Fire Rescue is teaching kids how to read at an early age as they highlight the importance of early literacy. → Read More

Alcohol and e-scooters don't mix during Gasparilla, officials warn

Chief Brian Dugan loves the e-scooters and rides them too, but he says it is illegal to drink and scoot. → Read More

Florida parents concerned bullying played role in death of 13-year-old son

The parents of a 13-year-old Palm Harbor boy are heartbroken and want answers after he took his life. → Read More

Parents concerned bullying played role in death of 13-year-old son

The parents of a 13-year-old Palm Harbor boy are heartbroken and want answers after he took his life. → Read More

Tampa Bay area legal expert unsure new law aimed at stopping robocalls will help

A new law aimed at stopping robocalls was signed into law in December, but a Tampa Bay area legal expert believes it might open the door to even more calls. → Read More

Pinellas County deputies step up patrols with $140,000 federal grant

Pinellas County deputies are stepping up patrols with a new grant they have received. → Read More

Florida man sleeping in dog cages to raise awareness of shelter animals needing homes

Kris Rotonda is sleeping 10 days in a cage to raise awareness of shelter animals needing homes. → Read More

Bench unexpectedly shows up at Tampa Bay area bus stop with note attached

Parents are showing their gratitude after someone anonymously built and placed a bench by a bus stop. → Read More

Mailbox thieves target Westchase and surrounding community before the holidays

The porch pirates and mail thieves are out to steal the holiday! → Read More

Pinellas Co. bus drivers concerned due to no safety barriers on buses

Pinellas County transit leaders were the first to lock down funding for protective barriers on all of their PSTA buses. → Read More