China condemns U.S., Canada for sending warships through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI/BEIJING — The Chinese military on Sunday condemned the United States and Canada for each sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait last week, saying they were threatening peace and stability in the region. China claims democratically-ruled Taiwan as its own territory, and has mounted repeated air force missions into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone … Read more

Father of suspect in British MP slaying is ‘traumatized’

LEIGH-ON-SEA, ENGLAND — The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British MP during a meeting with local voters has told British media that he was shocked and “traumatized” by his son’s arrest, as police continued questioning the suspect under terrorism laws. Harbi Ali Kullane, a former adviser to Somalia’s prime … Read more

Man charged with first-degree murder in death of Nunavut actress Emerald MacDonald

KUGLUKTUK, NUNAVUT — Mounties in Nunavut have charged a man with first-degree murder in the May death of actress Emerald MacDonald. RCMP say Scott Hala was arrested Friday, and is also charged with attempted murder of another woman. His arrest comes more than five months after MacDonald was found dead at a cabin outside Kugluktuk, … Read more

Dress For Success Fundraiser And Lucheon Is Honoring First Responders

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– Dress for Success Tampa Bay is honoring first responders at its annual luncheon and fundraising event, taking place from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM ET on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center, 522 North Howard Avenue in Tampa. Event registration and sponsorships are … Read more

13 Workers Arrested For Workers’ Compensation Fraud And Unlicensed Contractor Operation

(credit: Evlakhov Valeriy/Shutterstock) MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–On October 12,13 and 14, 2021, The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Investigative and Forensic Services with the Florida Department of Financial Services, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Manatee County Code Enforcement, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau conducted a joint Workers’ Compensation … Read more

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Looking For Man In Connection With A Murder

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the murder of an elderly Polk City woman, and looking for the man responsible for her death. Detectives obtained a warrant for 39-year old Aroldo Enrique Paz, for 1st Degree Murder (FC), Grand Theft (F3), and Tampering with Evidence (F3). READ MORE: Fourth … Read more

Polar bears in the summer: Vancouver man wins prestigious wildlife photography prize

VANCOUVER — Green grass, blue skies and polar bears. It’s not a combination many people picture when thinking of the burly creatures in Canada’s Arctic, but it’s one that was captured by Martin Gregus. His breathtaking and intimate photos of polar bears enjoying the summer sun earned him one of wildlife photography’s most prestigious honours. … Read more

ZooTampa Starts Giving Animals COVID-19 Vaccine

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – We all know that people aren’t the only ones that can catch COVID-19, animals can too! ZooTampa recently announced they will be vaccinating some of their animals in an effort to protect them against the virus. Officials at ZooTampa say they have a full list of species that … Read more

City Of Tampa Asks For Community Input On West Tampa Development Plan

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – A new area of Tampa is getting a face lift! The City of Tampa, the Tampa Housing Authority, and related urban development group is spending $300 million to transform the area along North Rome Avenue in West Tampa, and the city wants your input. READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus … Read more

Motor City Comic Con Happening This Weekend At The Suburban Collection Showplace, Features Several Celebrity Appearances

(CBS DETROIT)– There’s no need to wait for Halloween to get dressed up. Not when the Motor City Comic Con is going on. “It’s fun, but it’s fun to dress up,” said Holly Fabian, Owner of One Tie Hair Flips. READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon? Yes that even goes for the … Read more