Olivia Steen, WFLA NEWS

Olivia Steen


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Past articles by Olivia:

Gulfport police officer accused of assaulting teen at school

A Pinellas County family is seeking justice after claiming a Gulfport police officer assaulted a teen at Boca Ciega High School. → Read More

Dunedin restaurants’ new pay scale causes wage dispute

Three Dunedin restaurants are using a new model to pay their staff. → Read More

Hillsborough County deputies look for alleged credit card thieves

Hillsborough County deputies are looking for two men accused of breaking into cars and stealing credit cards. → Read More

VIDEO: Deputies attempt eviction at wrong house

“They told me they were serving an eviction, which is news to me because I don’t rent.” → Read More

Pro-abortion groups hold rally in downtown Tampa

The fight over Roe versus Wade continues in the Tampa Bay area. → Read More

Holiday travel troubles continue at Tampa International Airport

Airports around the nation are filled with travelers frustrated and tired from the continuous chaos during holiday weekends. This fourth of July weekend has already caused multiple flight cancellations and delays. → Read More

Citrus County community rally against affordable housing proposal

A Crystal River community is outraged about a potential affordable housing development on Gulf to Lake Highway. → Read More

Hillsborough County high schools may change Native American mascots

Chamberlain High School may not be “home to the Chiefs” much longer. → Read More

Police preach road safety as ‘100 Deadliest Days’ near

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The 100 Deadliest Days are right around the corner. The Florida Department of Transportation said the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is when fatal teen crashes increase drastically. St. Petersburg police want parents to talk to their teen drivers this summer. “I just want to convey to parents how […] → Read More

Experts give tips on how to spot a ‘lone wolf’ after Buffalo shooting

Investigators have declared Saturday’s supermarket massacre in Buffalo, N.Y. a racially motivated act of extremism. → Read More

St. Petersburg College holds lunar eclipse viewing opportunity

Want an up-close and personal look at Sunday night’s lunar eclipse? St. Petersburg College is the place to be. → Read More

Nikki Fried visits Silver Oaks Apartments for 2nd time

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried returned to Silver Oaks Apartments with a message: she won’t rest until changes are made for residents. → Read More

Pasco County bus drivers rally for higher pay

Pasco County bus drivers are saying enough is enough. → Read More

Masks still effective in maskless crowds, Tampa doctor says

After a federal judge in Tampa overturned the mask mandate on public transportation this week, it didn’t take long for people at Tampa International Airport to ditch their masks. → Read More

St. Petersburg group holds Pysanka workshop for Easter

Through melted beeswax and dye, the intricate pysanka designs are created. This is the Ukrainian people’s way of designing Easter eggs for the holiday. Johanna Krynytzky said it’s one of her favorite traditions. “As soon as I could walk or talk my grandma had me out doing the eggs.” → Read More

Child care shortages impacting Tampa Bay daycares

Four out of five child care centers in the US are understaffed, according to the National Association for the Education of Young Children. It’s also one of the lowest paid occupations, paying $12 on average, as reported by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. → Read More

Tampa Bay area rehabilitation centers weigh in on Walgreens lawsuit

This current crisis is only growing every day. The opioid epidemic is linked to more than 500,000 deaths in the US over the past two decades. → Read More

St. Petersburg native Will Packer makes history at the Oscars

Packer led the first-ever all Black Oscar production team. → Read More

Pinellas County School Board cracks down on public comment process

Parents, watch what you say if you plan on speaking at a Pinellas County School Board meeting. → Read More

Mother of slain Tampa man still looking for answers 2 years later

It’s been nearly two years since 27-year-old Devante Brown was shot and killed on March 21, 2020. → Read More