Michael Paluska, WFTS

Michael Paluska

WFTS

Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

Martial arts studio fights their way through the pandemic, turns to hi-tech software to survive

The owner of a martial arts studio in Carrollwood tells ABC Action News reporter Michael Paluska that a software program they've utilized for several years, helped them start to rebound from the crisis faster than they expected. → Read More

Good Samaritans pull mom and baby from burning car

TPD is investigating a multiple-vehicle wreck involving a dump truck Tuesday night. → Read More

Mating snakes drawing big crowds along popular Lakeland trail

Lakeland city officials said the snakes have been coming to the same area for the past five years. They put caution tape up around the area where the snakes are hanging out. → Read More

Researchers looking into long-term health impacts of blue-green algae, red tide

Researchers at Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida Atlantic University teamed up to study the impacts of both toxins on our bodies. → Read More

Florida State Fair improves security with 550 new surveillance cameras

As thousands of people visit the Florida State Fair, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is continuously looking for ways to improve security. → Read More

Dozens attend seminar for bullying prevention in honor of teen who took his own life

Parents say there are so many ways their children are faced with bullying that it is hard to keep up. On Friday, a local martial arts studio held free training to give students the tools to fight back. → Read More

TPA bracing for busiest travel day of the year with record breaking passengers

Officials estimate 800,000 people will fly in and out on Saturday alone. → Read More

Metropolitan Ministries food bank needs 800 Spanish-speaking volunteers

The local nonprofit desperately needs bilingual volunteers ahead of the holiday season. → Read More

Florida man builds private gun range in his backyard, neighbors worry they could get hit

A home under construction in Hernando County has a unique addition to the backyard: a private gun range. → Read More

Why Florida homeowner can shoot towards another home and be protected by state law

A home under construction in Hernando County has a unique addition to the backyard: a private gun range. → Read More

Federal disaster aid available for residents impacted by Polk County EF-2 tornado

Last month, a rare EF-2 tornado carved a 9-mile path through Polk County going right through the heart of Kathleen. → Read More

Designer dogs seized from breeder priced at nearly four times the regular fee

More than 350 dogs seized from a Tampa breeding facility in September will finally get their chance to be adopted. → Read More

Newlyweds lose thousands to lurking thief hours after saying 'I do'

While Chris and Emma Cox danced the night away with friends and family after their nuptials, a thief was lurking in the parking lot, plotting to steal from them. → Read More

Father deported to native country describes new life as 'hell,' has a message for Trump

For the past 22 years, Wilfredo Alvarez has lived the "American Dream," opening up two successful restaurants and raising a family. It only took one trip to the Department of Homeland Security and one flight to Honduras to erase it all. → Read More

Road to recovery for a Polk County church hit by EF-2 tornado could see major roadblock

Gilmore said the food ministry destroyed by the storm can't be rebuilt unless he brings the entire property up to code. → Read More

Florida dad described as 'perfect' green card candidate detained by ICE

Wilfredo Alvarez was told he was getting detained and would not be returning home to his family. → Read More

Florida teen dies protecting his 5-year-old sister during violent home invasion robbery

A Florida teenager is being hailed a hero after protecting his sister from a home invasion. → Read More

Extreme case of road rage captured on video at a Florida toll booth

The Florida Highway Patrol is still searching for a driver that rammed a woman in her car multiple times after becoming upset it took her so long to dig for change at the toll booth. → Read More

Digging for change at a Florida toll booth leads to an extreme case of road rage captured on video

The Florida Highway Patrol is still searching for a driver that rammed a woman in her car multiple times after becoming upset it took her so long to dig for change at the toll booth. → Read More

Digging for change at a Florida toll booth leads to an extreme case of road rage captured on video

The Florida Highway Patrol is still searching for a driver that rammed a woman in her car multiple times after becoming upset it took her so long to dig for change at the toll booth. → Read More