Lila Gross, WFLA NEWS

Lila Gross


Tampa, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Lila:

Hot new workout uses heat technology to increase calorie burn

A virtually instructed exercise program uses infrared heat absorption for a workout like never before. → Read More

YMCA ‘Veggie Van’ brings nutrition to families in need for $1

We all know having fruits and vegetables is part of a healthy diet, but that can be tough for some families in Tampa Bay. → Read More

Help struggling families by shopping at Salvation Army during holiday sale

Whether your shopping or donating to the Salvation Army Family store, you're giving back to our community. → Read More

Never before seen exhibit brings 70s to life at Polk Museum of Art

The Polk Museum of Art brings together rare works of art from all types of mediums. → Read More

Get into the Christmas spirit with an interactive experience at ‘Santa’s Flight Academy’

With the holiday season fast approaching International Plaza has plenty of opportunities for everyone to spend time with Santa. → Read More

Boy with autism fulfills dream of being Wendy’s manager

SPRINGFIELD, MO (CNN) – Every year, thousands of people on the autism spectrum graduate high school and many of them will be looking for jobs. But will they get hired? Are companies ready to employ them? One mom got a win-win this week in her push for workplace equality, a chance for her son with […] → Read More

Set a playdate! ‘Playable city’ coming to downtown Clearwater

The city of Clearwater is coming to life like never before. → Read More

Spooky animals lurk in the dark at ZooTampa’s ‘Creatures of the Night’

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Halloween is just around the corner, and the scariest holiday of the year is in full force at ZooTampa. During “Creatures of the Night”, ZooTampa transforms into an eerie and immersive Halloween adventure for the whole family. Part of that adventure includes letting guests get up close and personal with the […] → Read More

Baby injured, bruised up by mother on drugs and alcohol, report says

PASCO, CO., Fla. (WFLA) — A woman admitted her “brain doesn’t work properly” on drugs and alcohol when asked why her baby was found with multiple bruises on his body, a Pasco County arrest report said. The Pasco Sheriff’s Office arrested Angela Sisenstein, 41, Tuesday afternoon in Holiday. Sisentein was charged with child abuse. The […] → Read More

Friday Morning Blitz: St. Petersburg Green Devils to take on Boca Ciega Pirates

The Friday Blitz is here again with students at St. Petersburg High School kicking off our next popping pep rally! → Read More

New thrills at ‘SCREAM-A-GEDDON’ to petrify Tampa Bay

The hometown staple “SCREAM-A-GEDDON” is back for the fifth year full of new chills to terrify the Tampa Bay area. → Read More

ARGH! Plank walking good phrases for Talk Like a Pirate Day

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Ye want to celebrate National Talk Like A Pirate Day, eh? Well, grab ye eye patch and gather ’round, maties! Even though we usually wait until January when the pirates invade, it’s time to spit out ye favorite pirate lingo. If it’s been a while since your timbers shivered, here’s a lesson for […] → Read More

Deputies seek tips after man wounded in Bradenton shooting

BRADENTON, Fla. (WFLA) – Authorities are seeking tips after a man was seriously injured in a shooting in Bradenton. According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, the victim called 911 after he was shot in the 3500 block of 39th Street East around 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Deputies arrived to find him in the back […] → Read More

Pigeon poops on lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem

CHICAGO (AP) — A pigeon apparently didn’t think much of a lawmaker’s ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as “pigeon poop station.” WBBM-TV reports that one of the birds did its business on the head of Democratic state Rep. Jaime Andrade as he was discussing the problem with […] → Read More

Tips to keep kids safe in cars for National Child Passenger Safety Week

It is National Child Passenger Safety Week and the big message this year is to buckle up. → Read More

Friday Morning Blitz: East Bay High School gears up to take on Gaither High School

The Friday Blitz is here again with students at East Bay High School kicking off our next popping pep rally! → Read More

New YMCA fitness program helps prevent falls in older adults

EnhanceFitness helps older adults build strength and become more active, energized and empowered for independent living. → Read More

Clearwater firefighters honor lives lost on 9/11 with moment of silence

Today Clearwater firefighters paid tribute to the lives lost on September 11, 2001. → Read More

‘Ella Bing Haberdashery’ raises suicide prevention awareness with bow ties

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and organizations around the Tampa Bay area are encouraging others to share stories and resources to raise awareness for suicide prevention. → Read More

Mom says daughter was killed protecting sister from bullies

A Georgia woman says her 19-year-old daughter was stabbed to death while protecting her younger sister from bullies. → Read More