Beau Zimmer, 10 News Tampa Bay

Beau Zimmer

10 News Tampa Bay

Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Beau:

Florida GOP chair says 50-50 chance Florida could get RNC

Local leaders feel the move would be unlikely and say it would require months of planning. → Read More

Researchers track high levels of COVID-19 in Florida wastewater

"As long as we have COVID circulating in our population and people using the sewer systems to relieve themselves, that wastewater is going to have virus in it." → Read More

Public health expert: 'Let’s not get lazy and stupid'

While new cases of COVID-19 are falling, experts say people should still take precautions. → Read More

Governor sparks outrage after blaming some Floridians for errors on unemployment applications

Gov. DeSantis claims 99.9 percent of those who applied for unemployment benefits correctly in March have now been paid. Those still waiting say they’re outraged. → Read More

DeSantis promises opening up nursing homes to visitors is a priority, but it has to be safe

A statewide task force is searching for solutions now which would likely include stringent health screenings, designated visiting areas and having enough PPE. → Read More

Floridians see progress in unemployment website but there's more work still to be done

Jay Grandy was among the 1.3 million Floridians caught up in Florida’s unemployment mess and described the past several weeks as some of the most stressful. → Read More

How’s Winter the dolphin? 10News checked in on her and other animals across Tampa Bay

For us humans, there’s plenty of stress and concern about coronavirus right now. But inside the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, life for rescued animals continues. → Read More

Frustration looms as the Federal Government Payroll Protection Program funds runs dry

Governor Ron DeSantis called out businesses that benefited from COVID-19 for accepting money intended for hurting businesses → Read More

Brides forced to cancel weddings over coronavirus concerns

Tampa Bay wedding businesses are also feeling the pain while trying to comfort upset couples. → Read More

47 roaches and a side of grits: Here's why this local joint is our restaurant red alert

Johnny Grits in New Port Richey was temporarily shut down by health inspectors last week with 47 violations. → Read More

The state cleared a burger joint to reopen. But 10News uncovered more rodent droppings when we went inside.

Biff Burger in St. Pete was temporarily shut down by health inspectors February 19 with 27 violations. → Read More

Technology helps find teen with autism lost in massive race crowd

The 16-year-old was reported missing by his parents during Sunday morning’s Gasparilla Distance Classic in downtown Tampa. → Read More

Local organizations team up to help Puerto Rico earthquake evacuees

The Hispanic Outreach Center hosted a special open house in Clearwater to connect evacuees with different local resources. → Read More

What's for lunch? Restaurant closes down after viral video exposes meat thawing outside

Li’s Chinese Kitchen closed its doors this past weekend, and customers say the restaurant hasn’t reopened since. → Read More

What is AMI Kids? Former student shares memories

Behavioral interventionist Jarvis West "body-slammed" the boy, who lost consciousness several times, according to an arrest report. → Read More

Honey bees and roaches invade Tampa Bay Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts has legions of local customers, including Jon Lima who was pulling out of the drive-thru Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Restaurant struggles to reopen after repeated health inspections

Bollywood Aroma Indian Cuisine failed 14 health inspections for roaches and possible cross-contamination. → Read More

Pasco farmers watch kumquat trees ahead of potential freezing temps

Farmers across the Tampa Bay area will be keeping an extra close eye on the temperatures and their crops as freezing temperatures put some crops at risk. → Read More

Students fight for flooding fix at Palmetto High School

Palmetto High School in Manatee County has had flooding problems for over a decade. → Read More

Beach Bar owner blames rat problem on neighboring construction site

A health inspector documented 28 violations. The bar's owner Frank Theisen blames a construction site next door. → Read More