Justin Schecker, WFLA NEWS

Justin Schecker

WFLA NEWS

Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent:
  • WFLA NEWS
Past:
  • ABC4 Utah
  • KRON 4 News

Recent articles by Justin:

Alonso High School janitor accused of shooting at cats with pellet gun faces termination

An Alonso High School janitor could soon lose his job after allegedly admitting to shooting multiple neighborhood cats with a pellet gun. → Read More

Venice restaurant flooded from Hurricane Ian plans to reopen soon

Hurricane season is now over but some Sarasota County businesses are still cleaning up after the devastation from Hurricane Ian in late September. → Read More

Red tide persists into holiday season at Sarasota County beaches

Some beachgoers in Sarasota County are dealing with scratchy throats, trouble breathing and the odor of dead fish caused by red tide. → Read More

Thanksgiving holiday travel rush underway at TPA

The Thanksgiving holiday travel rush is already underway at Tampa International Airport. → Read More

St. Pete City Council approves measure for landlords to give more notice about rent hikes

The St. Petersburg City Council unanimously approved a new ordinance Thursday that requires landlords to give tenants more notice about increases to their rent. → Read More

PROJECT Dynamo conducts first maritime search and rescue operations after Hurricane Ian

Project DYNAMO has answered many calls for help after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Russian invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

TPD chief says burglars, thieves will face harsher charges during emergency

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor held a press conference Tuesday morning to update the public on the City of Tampa’s emergency operations that are currently in place as Hurricane Ian approaches the Bay area. → Read More

Hillsborough County man arrested in connection to wife’s murder

A Dover man made a public plea on News Channel 8 to find those responsible for the shooting death of his wife outside their home in July. → Read More

Hundreds gather to remember and celebrate the life of Paul Lamison

In a room filled with photographs, baseballs and Hawaiian shirts all around, Paul Lamison’s family, friends and colleagues past and present celebrated a life well lived that sadly ended too soon. → Read More

Dover family mourns loss of young mother shot outside her home

Every day since the murder of 22-year-old Erica Negrete Aviles, family and friends have gathered to pray and remember the young mother of two. → Read More

Manatee commissioners consider allowing county employees to conceal carry guns at work

Manatee County Commissioners are considering the question, do more guns in the workplace make it safe? → Read More

Project Dynamo co-founder returns to Tampa after Ukraine rescue missions

There was a heroes welcome at Tampa International Airport Wednesday night for the leader of a local non-profit that has rescued American hostages and thousands of Ukrainians since the Russian invasion began. → Read More

St. Pete hosts first community meeting on Tropicana Field site redevelopment

Will the current site of Tropicana Field become the home of a new Tampa Bay Rays ballpark? → Read More

Vasectomy requests increase in Tampa Bay after Roe v. Wade reversal, urologist says

Since the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade almost two weeks ago, a local urologist known as the “Vasectomy King” said more men from Tampa Bay are taking action to prevent unwanted pregnancies. → Read More

Vasectomy requests increase in Tampa Bay after Roe v. Wade reversal, urologist says

Since the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade almost two weeks ago, a local urologist known as the “Vasectomy King” said more men from Tampa Bay are taking action to prevent unwanted pregnancies. → Read More

Remembering a remarkable woman: Holocaust survivor Lisl Schick passes away at 94

Throughout her life, Lisl Schick was committed to making sure Floridians never forgot the Holocaust. → Read More

Tarpon Springs residents ask commissioners to pause Anclote River apartment complex

Concerned Citizens of Tarpon Springs were back before the city commissioners in their ongoing efforts to prevent the construction of more than 400 luxury apartments at a location off of US-19 on the Anclote River. → Read More

‘Thanks for another ring’: Bucs fans react to Gronk’s retirement announcement

After joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before the 2020 season, Rob Gronkowski quickly became a fan favorite. → Read More

Child predator sting: Behind the scenes of Polk County’s undercover operations

At a Polk County Sheriff’s Office substation on a Monday night, detectives from “Operation Child Protector II” posed as children as young as 13 years old in online chat rooms. → Read More

22 Bay Area female veterans take part in Honor Flight

There was a heroes welcome and patriotic parade at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport for the Bay Area veterans returning home from the Honor Flight of West Central Florida’s 41st mission to Washington, D.C. → Read More