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  • Rays beat Boston in extra innings

    Rays beat Boston in extra innings

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:44:00 GMT
    Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Monday.
    Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Monday.
  • Plane pulled from water after fatal crash

    Plane pulled from water after fatal crash

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:14:50 GMT
    The wreckage of a banner plane was pulled from the water in downtown St. Pete on Monday. Now, investigators must figure out why it crashed, killing the 70-year-old pilot.
    The wreckage of a banner plane was pulled from the water in downtown St. Pete on Monday. Now, investigators must figure out why it crashed, killing the 70-year-old pilot.
  • Troopers looking for hit and run driver

    Troopers looking for hit and run driver

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:29:57 GMT

    Florida State troopers are looking for someone suspected in a Palm Harbor hit-and-run case.

    Florida State troopers are looking for someone suspected in a Palm Harbor hit-and-run case.

  • Plane recovery to continue after deadly crash

    Plane recovery to continue after deadly crash

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:30 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:30:09 GMT
    Pinellas County deputies say a small plane went down in the water at the Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg.
    Pinellas County deputies say a small plane went down in the water at the Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg.
  • Red Sox shut out Rays

    Red Sox shut out Rays

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:37:07 GMT
    Clay Buchholz threw a three-hitter to stop his string of seven starts without a win, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday.
    Clay Buchholz threw a three-hitter to stop his string of seven starts without a win, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday.
  • Storm damages homes in Pinellas County

    Storm damages homes in Pinellas County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:23:00 GMT
    Residents in Pinellas County are cleaning up after strong storms moved through the area Saturday night.
    Residents in Pinellas County are cleaning up after strong storms moved through the area Saturday night.
  • Missing boaters found safe

    Missing boaters found safe

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 10:30:32 GMT
    Two missing boaters have been found safe in Pinellas County.
    Two missing boaters have been found safe in Pinellas County.
  • Law Enforcement out in full force for holiday weekend

    Law Enforcement out in full force for holiday weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:23:12 GMT
    Pinellas Park Police is stepping up enforcement of drunk drivers this Labor Day weekend.
    Pinellas Park Police is stepping up enforcement of drunk drivers this Labor Day weekend.
  • How to keep the tourists coming?

    How to keep the tourists coming?

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:15:34 GMT
    Riding a wave of success measured by a second year of double-digit growth, Pinellas County's tourism bureau hopes to maximize the momentum -- even past this Labor Day weekend.
    Riding a wave of success measured by a second year of double-digit growth, Pinellas County's tourism bureau hopes to maximize the momentum -- even past this Labor Day weekend.
  • Police use new technology to stop high speed chases

    Police use new technology to stop high speed chases

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:55:45 GMT
    High-speed chases are usually dangerous and can be deadly, but police are using new technology, both safe and discreet, that tracks the suspect(s) by GPS.The system is called "Star Chase", and so far it's been installed in twelve St. Pete Police cars.
    High-speed chases are usually dangerous and can be deadly, but police are using new technology, both safe and discreet, that tracks the suspect(s) by GPS.The system is called "Star Chase", and so far it's been installed in twelve St. Pete Police cars.
  • Misuse of flares cost taxpayers millions

    Misuse of flares cost taxpayers millions

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:40:47 GMT
    Firing off flares just for fun could cost taxpayers big bucks. Flares are used as a sign of distress. Over the past three months, the Coast Guard 7th District have responded to more than 60 flare sightings.
    Firing off flares just for fun could cost taxpayers big bucks. Flares are used as a sign of distress. Over the past three months, the Coast Guard 7th District have responded to more than 60 flare sightings.
  • Lifting St. Pete skateboard ban could mean future skate park

    Lifting St. Pete skateboard ban could mean future skate park

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:16:30 GMT

    Assuming St. Petersburg city council approval Thursday night, skateboarding in downtown St. Petersburg is legal again. There was a reason to ban them, and a new reasoning to abolish the ban.

    Assuming St. Petersburg city council approval Thursday night, skateboarding in downtown St. Petersburg is legal again. There was a reason to ban them, and a new reasoning to abolish the ban.

  • Search for shooting suspect in Pinellas Park

    Search for shooting suspect in Pinellas Park

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:39:28 GMT
    The crime scene is in the area of 70th Avenue and 52nd Street N. That's near Pinellas Park Elementary School, which was locked down briefly as a precaution.
    The crime scene is in the area of 70th Avenue and 52nd Street N. That's near Pinellas Park Elementary School, which was locked down briefly as a precaution.
  • Duke Energy's payment system crashes

    Duke Energy's payment system crashes

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:27:43 GMT

    One day after Duke Energy publicly apologized for a controversial billing debacle and agreed to give overcharged customers a statement credit, the utility says its payment system has gone down.

    One day after Duke Energy publicly apologized for a controversial billing debacle and agreed to give overcharged customers a statement credit, the utility says its payment system has gone down.

  • Video shows $300 lobster tail theft

    Video shows $300 lobster tail theft

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:30:04 GMT
    Surveillance video taken Wednesday afternoon at Wards Seafood Market & Galley shows two women loitering around a cooler, then reaching in and grabbing $300 in lobster tails, then fleeing.
    Surveillance video taken Wednesday afternoon at Wards Seafood Market & Galley shows two women loitering around a cooler, then reaching in and grabbing $300 in lobster tails, then fleeing.
  • Unincorporated Clearwater residents weigh annexation

    Unincorporated Clearwater residents weigh annexation

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:41:19 GMT
    The City of Clearwater intends to terminate household recycling services to 335 customers who live in unincorporated areas of the city. A letter to the impacted residents gives them until October 6th to sign agreements to annexation, or surrender their large blue recycling containers.
    The City of Clearwater intends to terminate household recycling services to 335 customers who live in unincorporated areas of the city. A letter to the impacted residents gives them until October 6th to sign agreements to annexation, or surrender their large blue recycling containers.
  • Video of confrontation with St. Petersburg Police officer goes viral

    Video of confrontation with St. Petersburg Police officer goes viral

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:58:41 GMT
    Last December 26th, Curtis Shannon recorded his traffic stop by St. Petersburg police on his smartphone. This week, he posted it online. It shows a confrontation that both sides acknowledge ended in a scuffle with Shannon thrown to the ground. The St. Petersburg Police Department says it is trying to contact Shannon to see if he wants to file a complaint.
    Last December 26th, Curtis Shannon recorded his traffic stop by St. Petersburg police on his smartphone. This week, he posted it online. It shows a confrontation that both sides acknowledge ended in a scuffle with Shannon thrown to the ground. The St. Petersburg Police Department says it is trying to contact Shannon to see if he wants to file a complaint.
  • CEO of company that caters to Trop, Fairgrounds apologizes for dog-kicking video

    CEO of company that caters to Trop, Fairgrounds apologizes for dog-kicking video

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:59:41 GMT

    The CEO of a major food vendor company is under fire over a viral video that shows him allegedly kicking and yanking around a dog on a leash. The fallout trickles all the way down to the Tampa Bay area.

    The CEO of a major food vendor company is under fire over a viral video that shows him allegedly kicking and yanking around a dog on a leash. The fallout trickles all the way down to the Tampa Bay area.

  • Local teen launches campaign to help wounded veterans

    Local teen launches campaign to help wounded veterans

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:08:09 GMT
    Joe Sleppy watched as carpal tunnel syndrome imposed limit after limit on his mother. Surgery restricted her, and working out became increasingly tough. That got the high school student thinking.
    Joe Sleppy watched as carpal tunnel syndrome imposed limit after limit on his mother. Surgery restricted her, and working out became increasingly tough. That got the high school student thinking.
  • Clerk of courts warns of e-mail scam

    Clerk of courts warns of e-mail scam

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:31:49 GMT

    The state is warning people of an e-mail scan making the rounds that aims at stealing your personal data.

    The state is warning people of an e-mail scan making the rounds that aims at stealing your personal data.

  • 12-year-old's lemonade biz booms despite battle with elderly neighbor

    12-year-old's lemonade biz booms despite battle with elderly neighbor

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:12 AM EDT2014-08-26 09:12:47 GMT
    A 61-year-old man has tried to get a 12-year-old kid's lemonade stand shut down, but the city sided with the boy, and now business is booming.
    A 61-year-old man has tried to get a 12-year-old kid's lemonade stand shut down, but the city sided with the boy, and now business is booming.
  • Woman's goal: 'Snip' 100 animals per week

    Woman's goal: 'Snip' 100 animals per week

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:11:17 GMT
    It's a problem that has been around for years: Animals being euthanized because they can't find a home. One woman has had enough, and her fight to help save them is What's Right with Tampa Bay.
    It's a problem that has been around for years: Animals being euthanized because they can't find a home. One woman has had enough, and her fight to help save them is What's Right with Tampa Bay.
  • FWC investigates allegations of altering sand dunes

    FWC investigates allegations of altering sand dunes

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:52:52 GMT
    Where is the line between public and private beaches? What happens if someone is illegally leveling sand dunes, and who enforces the law? These are questions unfolding along a stretch of north Clearwater Beach, where property disputes are popping up, and some sand dunes appear to be diminishing.
    Where is the line between public and private beaches? What happens if someone is illegally leveling sand dunes, and who enforces the law? These are questions unfolding along a stretch of north Clearwater Beach, where property disputes are popping up, and some sand dunes appear to be diminishing.
  • Church catches fire in St. Petersburg

    Church catches fire in St. Petersburg

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:28:57 GMT
    Firefighters in St. Petersburg are investigating an early morning church fire.
    Firefighters in St. Petersburg are investigating an early morning church fire.
  • Biker injured in Palm Harbor hit and run

    Biker injured in Palm Harbor hit and run

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:46:30 GMT
    A biker has serious injuries after he's hit by a car who took off in Palm Harbor. The accident happened on U.S. 19 near Alderman Road early Saturday morning.
    A biker has serious injuries after he's hit by a car who took off in Palm Harbor. The accident happened on U.S. 19 near Alderman Road early Saturday morning.
  • Watch out for runners today

    Watch out for runners today

    Saturday, August 23 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-08-23 13:42:00 GMT
    Runners are taking over bay area parks and streets this morning, with several races planned.
    Runners are taking over bay area parks and streets this morning, with several races planned.
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium makes splash with new plans

    Clearwater Marine Aquarium makes splash with new plans

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:51:19 GMT
    We're getting our first look at what a new Clearwater Marine Aquarium could look like. The aquarium unveiled plans for a new, $68-million downtown facility this morning.
    We're getting our first look at what a new Clearwater Marine Aquarium could look like. The aquarium unveiled plans for a new, $68-million downtown facility this morning.
  • Coast Guard offloads $19 million in Cocaine in St. Pete

    Coast Guard offloads $19 million in Cocaine in St. Pete

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:35:28 GMT
    The U.S Coast Guard Cutter Hawk arrived in St. Petersburg Friday morning carrying $19 million worth of Cocaine seized during operation Unified Resolve Patrol.
    The U.S Coast Guard Cutter Hawk arrived in St. Petersburg Friday morning carrying $19 million worth of Cocaine seized during operation Unified Resolve Patrol.
  • Funeral home worker arrested for stealing from the dead

    Funeral home worker arrested for stealing from the dead

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:33:46 GMT
    Pinellas County sheriff's investigators say it happened after the man was called to remove an elderly woman's body after she passed away inside her home. 
    Pinellas County sheriff's investigators say it happened after the man was called to remove an elderly woman's body after she passed away inside her home. 
  • Simmering scandal: Blogger blows up Starbucks pay-it-forward chain

    Simmering scandal: Blogger blows up Starbucks pay-it-forward chain

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:42:20 GMT
    It's a Starbucks scandal: Thursday, St. Pete blogger Peter Schorsch decided to not pay at the Starbucks for the person behind him, breaking a chain of hundreds of people.
    It's a Starbucks scandal: Thursday, St. Pete blogger Peter Schorsch decided to not pay at the Starbucks for the person behind him, breaking a chain of hundreds of people.
  • Equine officers patrol the Pinellas Trail

    Equine officers patrol the Pinellas Trail

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:03:10 GMT
    After a murder along the trail in Clearwater, police want to reassure the public the trail is safe. So “Brooklyn” and “Jake” are on the scene.
    After a murder along the trail in Clearwater, police want to reassure the public the trail is safe. So “Brooklyn” and “Jake” are on the scene.
  • One dead after Pinellas construction accident

    One dead after Pinellas construction accident

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:06:07 GMT
    Deputies say they are investigating a fatal construction accident, but they aren't saying much else yet. The scene of the accident is at 3200 74th Avenue N. 
    Deputies say they are investigating a fatal construction accident, but they aren’t saying much else yet. The scene of the accident is at 3200 74th Avenue N. 
  • SUV slams into PSTA bus

    SUV slams into PSTA bus

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:25:25 GMT
    Emergency spent the morning at the scene of an accident involving a PSTA bus and an SUV that left a St. Pete woman badly hurt. Police say the 57-year-old may have suffered a medical episode prior to the crash.
    Emergency spent the morning at the scene of an accident involving a PSTA bus and an SUV that left a St. Pete woman badly hurt. Police say the 57-year-old may have suffered a medical episode prior to the crash.
  • Woman crashes car, then jumps from bridge

    Woman crashes car, then jumps from bridge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:54:54 GMT
    Shortly after 5 a.m., the Coast Guard was called to locate a driver when deputies say she jumped into the water after a crash on the Indian Rocks Bridge. She has since died.
    Shortly after 5 a.m., the Coast Guard was called to locate a driver when deputies say she jumped into the water after a crash on the Indian Rocks Bridge. She has since died.
  • Customers 'pay it forward' at St. Petersburg Starbucks

    Customers 'pay it forward' at St. Petersburg Starbucks

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:57:34 GMT

    In Kevin Spacey's feel-good movie "Pay It Forward," a little boy learns that a good deed for one can end up being a good deed for many. And the same exact concept is playing out at a Starbucks on Tyrone Boulevard in St. Petersburg.

    In Kevin Spacey's feel-good movie "Pay It Forward," a little boy learns that a good deed for one can end up being a good deed for many. And the same exact concept is playing out at a Starbucks on Tyrone Boulevard in St. Petersburg.

  • Motorcyclist injured in Palm Harbor crash

    Motorcyclist injured in Palm Harbor crash

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:30:53 GMT
    Troopers say a motorcyclist from Michigan suffered serious injuries while trying to avoid a crash on U.S. 19 this morning.
    Troopers say a motorcyclist from Michigan suffered serious injuries while trying to avoid a crash on U.S. 19 this morning.
  • Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run crash

    Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run crash

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:28:44 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a hit and run accident in Pinellas County.It happened at 5015 Seminole Blvd.A motorcyclist was hit by a car, and the driver took off, deputies say.There's no word yet how serious the injuries are, or what kind of vehicle was involved.We'll have more information as it becomes available.
    Authorities are investigating a hit and run accident in Pinellas County.It happened at 5015 Seminole Blvd.A motorcyclist was hit by a car, and the driver took off, deputies say.There's no word yet how serious the injuries are, or what kind of vehicle was involved.We'll have more information as it becomes available.
  • Garage would add 450 public spaces at Clearwater Beach

    Garage would add 450 public spaces at Clearwater Beach

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:05:00 GMT
    For people driving to Clearwater Beach, the Gulf can be so close, yet seem so far away when looking for that elusive open parking space.
    For people driving to Clearwater Beach, the Gulf can be so close, yet seem so far away when looking for that elusive open parking space.
  • 'Dolphin Tale 2' expected to boost Pinellas tourism

    'Dolphin Tale 2' expected to boost Pinellas tourism

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:25:15 GMT
    Warner Brothers is spending tens of millions of dollars promoting Dolphin Tale 2, which will arrive in movie theaters next month. Then, Pinellas County's tourism bureau will kick in.
    Warner Brothers is spending tens of millions of dollars promoting Dolphin Tale 2, which will arrive in movie theaters next month. Then, Pinellas County's tourism bureau will kick in.
  • Clearwater special needs student found

    Clearwater special needs student found

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:18:02 GMT

    A special needs student in Clearwater has been found after a short search Wednesday afternoon.

    A special needs student in Clearwater has been found after a short search Wednesday afternoon.

  • Tree trimmers hospitalized after shock

    Tree trimmers hospitalized after shock

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:41:43 GMT
    According to the Pinellas Sheriff's Office, the men were working along Tallowood Drive in Largo. When they went to move a ladder, it apparently came into contact with an overhead power line.
    According to the Pinellas Sheriff's Office, the men were working along Tallowood Drive in Largo. When they went to move a ladder, it apparently came into contact with an overhead power line.
  • Woman drowns off Madeira Beach

    Woman drowns off Madeira Beach

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:00:48 GMT
    Deputies say a 69-year-old was in the water when her husband noticed she was unresponsive. Bystanders in the area helped pull her out, then began CPR until paramedics arrived.
    Deputies say a 69-year-old was in the water when her husband noticed she was unresponsive. Bystanders in the area helped pull her out, then began CPR until paramedics arrived.
  • Local man gives second chance through bike donations

    Local man gives second chance through bike donations

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:18:41 GMT
    He cannot donate monetarily, but 68-year-old Patrick Ruta says he can donate his time, and mechanical skills to give those in need a second chance.
    He cannot donate monetarily, but 68-year-old Patrick Ruta says he can donate his time, and mechanical skills to give those in need a second chance.
  • Pickpocket steals 93-year-old's wallet, goes on shopping spree

    Pickpocket steals 93-year-old's wallet, goes on shopping spree

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:02:44 GMT
    Pick-pocket targets 93-year-old victim, steals wallet from inside purse at Clearwater ALDI supermarket.
    Pick-pocket targets 93-year-old victim, steals wallet from inside purse at Clearwater ALDI supermarket.
  • 'Community policing' gets redefined in St. Petersburg

    'Community policing' gets redefined in St. Petersburg

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:51:35 GMT
    St. Petersburg presented a pair of totally unrelated displays of police-community relations Tuesday, with parties to both events agreeing on one point: Police Chief Tony Holloway has a good idea.
    St. Petersburg presented a pair of totally unrelated displays of police-community relations Tuesday, with parties to both events agreeing on one point: Police Chief Tony Holloway has a good idea.
  • Dolphin Tale 2 spotlights Clearwater Aquarium

    Dolphin Tale 2 spotlights Clearwater Aquarium

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:58:36 GMT
    Cast talks Dolphin Tale 2 as Hope the dolphin prepares for the movie's big debut. 
    Cast talks Dolphin Tale 2 as Hope the dolphin prepares for the movie's big debut. 
  • Former teacher charged with sex with student

    Former teacher charged with sex with student

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:51 AM EDT2014-08-19 08:51:32 GMT
    Elisha Joy Kingsley, 39, is charged with one count of unlawful sexual activity with certain minors. Investigators say she and a 16-year-old student at a private school in St. Petersburg engaged in sexual activity in July.

    A former teacher in Pinellas County is under arrest, charged with having sex with a student. Elisha Joy Kingsley, 39, is charged with one count of unlawful sexual activity with certain minors. Investigators say she and a 16-year-old student at Canterbury School of Florida in St. Petersburg developed an "inappropriate relationship" that led to a sexual encounter in July.


  • Missing Clearwater 9-year-old found safe, police say

    Missing Clearwater 9-year-old found safe, police say

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:56:52 GMT
    Police are searching for a missing child who was last seen at Sandy Lane Elementary School this afternoon. According to police, Moajed Awwad, 9, has not been seen since school was dismissed just after 3 p.m.
    Police are searching for a missing child who was last seen at Sandy Lane Elementary School this afternoon. According to police, Moajed Awwad, 9, has not been seen since school was dismissed just after 3 p.m.
  • Hospital operator CHS: hackers stole 4.5 million patients' info

    Hospital operator CHS: hackers stole 4.5 million patients' info

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:35:44 GMT
    U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said on Monday personal data, including patient names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people were stolen by hackers from its computer network. CHS operates 26 hospitals in Florida; the company said the breach could affect anyone who received services in the past five years. INSIDE: Map of affected hospitals in Florida. 
    U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said on Monday personal data, including patient names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people were stolen by hackers from its computer network. CHS operates 26 hospitals in Florida; the company said the breach could affect anyone who received services in the past five years. INSIDE: Map of affected hospitals in Florida. 
  • Yankees beat Rays to win series

    Yankees beat Rays to win series

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:30:00 GMT
    Hiroki Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Brett Gardner drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Sunday.  
    Hiroki Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Brett Gardner drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Sunday.  
  • Dolphin Tale 2 creates buzz in Clearwater

    Dolphin Tale 2 creates buzz in Clearwater

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-17 22:25:13 GMT
    A new dolphin and a new tale has Clearwater buzzing.
    A new dolphin and a new tale has Clearwater buzzing.
  • Police identify victim in deadly stabbing

    Police identify victim in deadly stabbing

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:30:45 GMT
    Clearwater Police are investigating a stabbing that left a man dead.
    Clearwater Police are investigating a stabbing that left a man dead.
  • Yankees beat Rays 3-2

    Yankees beat Rays 3-2

    Saturday, August 16 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-08-17 01:21:22 GMT
    Derek Jeter hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
    Derek Jeter hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
  • Lightning strikes Largo apartment

    Lightning strikes Largo apartment

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:05:10 GMT
    Lightning strikes an apartment in Largo. Parts of the Tampa Bay area have been dealing with thunderstorms and rain all day.
    Lightning strikes an apartment in Largo. Parts of the Tampa Bay area have been dealing with thunderstorms and rain all day.
  • Charter school mix-up leaves parents scrambling

    Charter school mix-up leaves parents scrambling

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:14:09 GMT
    Mick and Theresa McFadyen, and presumably the parents of close to 200 other middle schoolers, are angry and slammed this weekend. School starts Monday and their daughter, Stephanie, cannot attend their carefully-selected charter school.
    Mick and Theresa McFadyen, and presumably the parents of close to 200 other middle schoolers, are angry and slammed this weekend. School starts Monday and their daughter, Stephanie, cannot attend their carefully-selected charter school.
  • Hospital produces video to raise awareness of concussions

    Hospital produces video to raise awareness of concussions

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:47:41 GMT
    All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg has produced a video explaining sports concussions to teachers and guidance counselors. Many coaches have already been educated about brain injuries, but doctors want more people who work with young athletes to be on the lookout.
    All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg has produced a video explaining sports concussions to teachers and guidance counselors. Many coaches have already been educated about brain injuries, but doctors want more people who work with young athletes to be on the lookout.
  • Pinellas inmate found dead in cell

    Pinellas inmate found dead in cell

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:21:15 GMT
    A former police officer and TSA agent was found dead inside a cell at the Pinellas County Jail early Thursday, just hours before he was scheduled for sentencing in a sexual battery case.
    A former police officer and TSA agent was found dead inside a cell at the Pinellas County Jail early Thursday, just hours before he was scheduled for sentencing in a sexual battery case.
  • Holloway sworn in as St. Petersburg Police Chief

    Holloway sworn in as St. Petersburg Police Chief

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-14 02:55:48 GMT
    Anthony Holloway took the oath of office Wednesday during a ceremony at Eckerd College. Holloway, who served as the Clearwater Chief of Police for four years, promises his new department will continue to meet high standards.
    Anthony Holloway took the oath of office Wednesday during a ceremony at Eckerd College. Holloway, who served as the Clearwater Chief of Police for four years, promises his new department will continue to meet high standards.
  • Murder victim's brother questions safety of Pinellas Trail

    Murder victim's brother questions safety of Pinellas Trail

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:14:44 GMT
    The Pinellas Trail is already 42 miles long and will be 75 miles long when it is completed. Most of the cities hosting portions of the Trail support cameras, but to date, none have been installed. The police chiefs of Clearwater and St. Petersburg and Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri support the concept, although there is not enough information yet to begin the decision-making process.
    The Pinellas Trail is already 42 miles long and will be 75 miles long when it is completed. Most of the cities hosting portions of the Trail support cameras, but to date, none have been installed. The police chiefs of Clearwater and St. Petersburg and Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri support the concept, although there is not enough information yet to begin the decision-making process.
  • 2 charged months after teen pedestrian's death

    2 charged months after teen pedestrian's death

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:21:01 GMT
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    After months of investigating, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has charged two drivers in the case of a deadly vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.
    After months of investigating, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has charged two drivers in the case of a deadly vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.
  • School bus vs. SUV crash on Gandy Bridge

    School bus vs. SUV crash on Gandy Bridge

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:41:27 GMT
    An accident involving a school bus and a SUV resulted in major delays for commuters taking the Gandy Bridge into Tampa Wednesday morning. There were no kids on the bus, but the SUV driver was hospitalized.
    An accident involving a school bus and a SUV resulted in major delays for commuters taking the Gandy Bridge into Tampa Wednesday morning. There were no kids on the bus, but the SUV driver was hospitalized.
  • Fond memories of Robin Williams' Tampa appearances

    Fond memories of Robin Williams' Tampa appearances

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-13 01:49:51 GMT
    Robin Williams was one of the entertainment industry's brightest stars, but he was also described as one of Hollywood's most humble. He's one of the greatest headliners to grace Ruth Eckerd Hall, where they remember him as a warm, accessible person.
    Robin Williams was one of the entertainment industry's brightest stars, but he was also described as one of Hollywood's most humble. He's one of the greatest headliners to grace Ruth Eckerd Hall, where they remember him as a warm, accessible person.
  • Family of Pinellas Trail suspect say police have the wrong guy

    Family of Pinellas Trail suspect say police have the wrong guy

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-08-13 01:26:36 GMT
    Is he a killer or a teenaged scapegoat? The family of 18-year-old Dewayne Jones say police have the wrong guy.
    Is he a killer or a teenaged scapegoat? The family of 18-year-old Dewayne Jones say police have the wrong guy.
  • Arrest in woman's Pinellas Trail murder

    Arrest in woman's Pinellas Trail murder

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:01:16 GMT
    A Clearwater 18-year-old is behind bars, accused of committing the first-ever murder along the 42-mile-long Pinellas Trail. Police have beefed up bike patrols and the conversation about security cameras continues.
    A Clearwater 18-year-old is behind bars, accused of committing the first-ever murder along the 42-mile-long Pinellas Trail. Police have beefed up bike patrols and the conversation about security cameras continues.
  • Bondi defends stances on gay marriage, medical marijuana

    Bondi defends stances on gay marriage, medical marijuana

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:22:42 GMT
    Monday night Pam Bondi was surrounded by supporters at a Pinellas County Republican meeting in Clearwater Monday night. But outside those walls, she's surrounded by some very divisive political issues.
    Monday night Pam Bondi was surrounded by supporters at a Pinellas County Republican meeting in Clearwater Monday night. But outside those walls, she's surrounded by some very divisive political issues.
  • A closer look at safety along the Pinellas Trail

    A closer look at safety along the Pinellas Trail

    Monday, August 11 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-08-12 01:29:12 GMT
    Saturday's discovery of a woman's body along the Pinellas Trail is still called a "suspicious death," awaiting more specific findings from the medical examiner's office.Clearwater police have identified the victim as 41-yea- old Lydia Tross, who was reported missing by her boyfriend Tuesday.
    Saturday's discovery of a woman's body along the Pinellas Trail is still called a "suspicious death," awaiting more specific findings from the medical examiner's office.Clearwater police have identified the victim as 41-yea- old Lydia Tross, who was reported missing by her boyfriend Tuesday.
  • Police investigate more than 20 weekend car robberies in St. Pete

    Police investigate more than 20 weekend car robberies in St. Pete

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:30:42 GMT
    Police say the suspects, most likely teens, swarmed the area of 15th Avenue North and 8th Avenue North from 66th to 68th Street, snatching purses, iPods, and cash from more than 20 unlocked cars.
    Police say the suspects, most likely teens, swarmed the area of 15th Avenue North and 8th Avenue North from 66th to 68th Street, snatching purses, iPods, and cash from more than 20 unlocked cars.
  • 91-year-old woman killed in Largo mobile home fire

    91-year-old woman killed in Largo mobile home fire

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:48:09 GMT
    One person is dead after a fire at a Largo mobile home. Largo Fire Rescue says firefighters found the victim after beating back the flames at a unit along 124th Avenue N.
    One person is dead after a fire at a Largo mobile home. Largo Fire Rescue says firefighters found the victim after beating back the flames at a unit along 124th Avenue N.
  • Man, dog dead after Dunedin apartment fire

    Man, dog dead after Dunedin apartment fire

    Monday, August 11 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-08-11 17:47:09 GMT
    Dunedin fire and emergency crews say one person is dead after an apartment fire at a 55-and-over community early Monday morning. Crews are still on the scene gathering information.
    Dunedin fire and emergency crews say one person is dead after an apartment fire at a 55-and-over community early Monday morning. Crews are still on the scene gathering information.
  • Dolphin calf rescued off coast of Destin

    Dolphin calf rescued off coast of Destin

    Monday, August 11 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-08-11 17:39:50 GMT
    A dolphin calf found tangled in fishing line can swim freely once again thanks to a successful rescue mission off the coast of Destin. Crews from Clearwater Marine Aquarium and other facilities can take credit for the effort.
    A dolphin calf found tangled in fishing line can swim freely once again thanks to a successful rescue mission off the coast of Destin. Crews from Clearwater Marine Aquarium and other facilities can take credit for the effort.
  • Three arrested after St. Pete chase

    Three arrested after St. Pete chase

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-08-11 14:46:05 GMT
    According to SPPD, it was around 3:20 a.m. when officers spotted a stolen Volkswagen Jetta in the area of 18th Avenue South and 14 Street. When they tried to stop the car, police say, the driver tried to ram a cruiser.
    According to SPPD, it was around 3:20 a.m. when officers spotted a stolen Volkswagen Jetta in the area of 18th Avenue South and 14 Street. When they tried to stop the car, police say, the driver tried to ram a cruiser.
  • Police identify body near Pinellas Trail

    Police identify body near Pinellas Trail

    Sunday, August 10 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-08-11 02:33:41 GMT
    Clearwater Police detectives are investigating the circumstances of the death of a woman. Her body was discovered late Saturday afternoon.
    Clearwater Police detectives are investigating the circumstances of the death of a woman. Her body was discovered late Saturday afternoon.
  • A new 'spin' on advertising

    A new 'spin' on advertising

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-09 02:39:13 GMT
    You've probably never seen advertising quite like this -- it's the world of professional sign spinning.
    You've probably never seen advertising quite like this -- it's the world of professional sign spinning.
  • Clearwater cracks down on noise with new ordinance

    Clearwater cracks down on noise with new ordinance

    Friday, August 8 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-08-09 01:27:42 GMT

    Legally limiting volume from clubs and car speakers can be difficult, but city officials hope the new ordinance makes it easier.

    Legally limiting volume from clubs and car speakers can be difficult, but city officials hope the new ordinance makes it easier.


  • SPPD: Officer fired for excessive force, attempted cover-up

    SPPD: Officer fired for excessive force, attempted cover-up

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:37:45 GMT
    A St. Petersburg police officer was fired Thursday after a review board said he used excessive force during an arrest when he threw a suspect to the ground. Officer Kenneth Pienik then tried to hide dashcam video of the arrest, according to a report released by SPPD.
    A St. Petersburg police officer was fired Thursday after a review board said he used excessive force during an arrest when he threw a suspect to the ground. Officer Kenneth Pienik then tried to hide dashcam video of the arrest, according to a report released by SPPD.
  • Waterborne parasite closes splash park

    Waterborne parasite closes splash park

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:54:52 GMT
    If your kids took a dip at the Tarpon Springs Splash Park last month, there's a health alert you should be aware of. Pinellas County health officials confirmed three cases of cryptosporidium, known often as just 'crypto.' 
    If your kids took a dip at the Tarpon Springs Splash Park last month, there's a health alert you should be aware of. Pinellas County health officials confirmed three cases of cryptosporidium, known often as just 'crypto.' 
  • Clearwater Coast Guard unit rescues man aboard cruise ship

    Clearwater Coast Guard unit rescues man aboard cruise ship

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-08 14:47:15 GMT
    A U.S. Coast Guard team out of Air Station Clearwater hoisted a man off a cruise ship yesterday. Video from the Coast Guard shows the 51-year-old being plucked from the Carnival Ecstasy while the ship was about 250 miles off Key West.
    A U.S. Coast Guard team out of Air Station Clearwater hoisted a man off a cruise ship yesterday. Video from the Coast Guard shows the 51-year-old being plucked from the Carnival Ecstasy while the ship was about 250 miles off Key West.
  • Sundial announces store lineup

    Sundial announces store lineup

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:59:52 GMT
    There's only one spot left at St. Pete's new shopping district Sundial. There are 19 shops, three restaurants and a two-story market.
    There's only one spot left at St. Pete's new shopping district Sundial. There are 19 shops, three restaurants and a two-story market.
  • Tony Holloway's last day as Clearwater chief

    Tony Holloway's last day as Clearwater chief

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:08:03 GMT
    Thursday was Tony Holloway's last day to serve as Clearwater's Chief of Police. Dan Slaughter was sworn in at a city council meeting to take over his position.
    Thursday was Tony Holloway's last day to serve as Clearwater's Chief of Police. Dan Slaughter was sworn in at a city council meeting to take over his position.
  • Dead dog found inside floating suitcase

    Dead dog found inside floating suitcase

    Thursday, August 7 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-08-07 17:59:19 GMT
    A dead dog found floating inside a suitcase may not, in fact, be a case of animal cruelty. Instead, it sounds like it might be the result of tragedy for two people who loved their pet like a valued member of the family.
    A dead dog found floating inside a suitcase may not, in fact, be a case of animal cruelty. Instead, it sounds like it might be the result of tragedy for two people who loved their pet like a valued member of the family.
  • Pinellas County nonprofit helps families with diaper need

    Pinellas County nonprofit helps families with diaper need

    Thursday, August 7 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-08-07 09:44:17 GMT
     BabyCycle is a charitable organization that distributes baby necessities such as diapers, wipes, clean clothing and food to families in need.
     BabyCycle is a charitable organization that distributes baby necessities such as diapers, wipes, clean clothing and food to families in need.
  • Man's topiary art becomes big hit on block

    Man's topiary art becomes big hit on block

    Thursday, August 7 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-08-07 09:14:31 GMT
    More than 40 huge sculptures span the yard outside Greg duFault's home on 47th Avenue North in St. Pete.
    More than 40 huge sculptures span the yard outside Greg duFault's home on 47th Avenue North in St. Pete.
  • Woman drags husband down the street with lawnmower

    Woman drags husband down the street with lawnmower

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:49:15 GMT
    A Tampa man was injured during a freak accident involving a lawnmower. It happened Wednesday night near the intersection of Waters Avenue and Edison.
    A Tampa man was injured during a freak accident involving a lawnmower. It happened Wednesday night near the intersection of Waters Avenue and Edison.
  • Safety improvements coming to Gulf-to-Bay and Belcher intersection

    Safety improvements coming to Gulf-to-Bay and Belcher intersection

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:06:41 GMT
    After more than 150 traffic crashes since 2009, there are big changes coming to Gulf to Bay Boulevard at Belcher Road.
    After more than 150 traffic crashes since 2009, there are big changes coming to Gulf to Bay Boulevard at Belcher Road.
  • Waterfront plan expected to guide down St. Pete for decades

    Waterfront plan expected to guide down St. Pete for decades

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:57:21 GMT
    Public input starts later this month in St. Petersburg for a downtown waterfront master plan. Voters demanded such a plan in a 2011 referendum and set a completion date of July 1st, 2015. Given the span of land and variety of facilities involved, city leaders say the plan will provide critical guidance for development over the next 25 to 50 years.
    Public input starts later this month in St. Petersburg for a downtown waterfront master plan. Voters demanded such a plan in a 2011 referendum and set a completion date of July 1st, 2015. Given the span of land and variety of facilities involved, city leaders say the plan will provide critical guidance for development over the next 25 to 50 years.
  • Boys want to join girls volleyball team at Seminole High

    Boys want to join girls volleyball team at Seminole High

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-08-06 18:08:37 GMT

    Some soon-to-be high schools are causing quite a controversy over boys and girls athletics.

    Some soon-to-be high schools are causing quite a controversy over boys and girls athletics.

  • Pinellas commission shoots down proposed slots at Derby Lane

    Pinellas commission shoots down proposed slots at Derby Lane

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:20:45 GMT
    The idea of a November referendum on the people's preference for casino slot machines at Derby Lane was rebuffed Tuesday by Pinellas County commissioners. Derby Lane vice president Richard Winning was not surprised.
    The idea of a November referendum on the people's preference for casino slot machines at Derby Lane was rebuffed Tuesday by Pinellas County commissioners. Derby Lane vice president Richard Winning was not surprised.
  • Law enforcement agencies align to target sex predators

    Law enforcement agencies align to target sex predators

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-05 21:34:58 GMT
    Several law enforcement agencies from the federal, state and county level had the same message for child predators Tuesday: “We’re going to get you.”
    Several law enforcement agencies from the federal, state and county level had the same message for child predators Tuesday: “We’re going to get you.”
  • Driver wanted in Palm Harbor hit-and-run

    Driver wanted in Palm Harbor hit-and-run

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-05 13:59:09 GMT

    Police are focusing their hit-and-run investigation today on the man who owns a 1999 Chrysler 300.

    Police are focusing their hit-and-run investigation today on the man who owns a 1999 Chrysler 300.

  • Police: Mom left boy in car for hours while drinking at bar

    Police: Mom left boy in car for hours while drinking at bar

    Monday, August 4 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-08-04 18:49:42 GMT

    Police in St. Petersburg say one mother chose a night of partying over caring for her 8-year-old son.

    Police in St. Petersburg say one mother chose a night of partying over caring for her 8-year-old son.

  • Man arrested for sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl

    Man arrested for sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl

    Sunday, August 3 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-04 00:29:18 GMT
    Pinellas County deputies arrest a Madiera Beach man for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl. Justin Gregorits, 37, is charged with sexual battery.
    Pinellas County deputies arrest a Madiera Beach man for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl. Justin Gregorits, 37, is charged with sexual battery.
  • Biker nearly hit by lightning strike

    Biker nearly hit by lightning strike

    Sunday, August 3 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-04 00:10:18 GMT
    A biker had a close call Sunday afternoon after lighting struck a gas station in St. Petersburg. It happened at the BP gas station on 49th Street around 2:30 p.m.
    A biker had a close call Sunday afternoon after lighting struck a gas station in St. Petersburg. It happened at the BP gas station on 49th Street around 2:30 p.m.
  • Clearwater Police arrest shooting suspect

    Clearwater Police arrest shooting suspect

    Sunday, August 3 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-03 21:32:23 GMT
    Clearwater Police have a shooting suspect in custody. Police say he shot the victim at a home on Boylan Avenue.
    Clearwater Police have a shooting suspect in custody. Police say he shot the victim at a home on Boylan Avenue.
  • Police arrest two men stealing designer bags

    Police arrest two men stealing designer bags

    Saturday, August 2 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-03 01:08:30 GMT
    St. Pete Police have arrested two men who stole very expensive purses from at least two local stores last month.
    St. Pete Police have arrested two men who stole very expensive purses from at least two local stores last month.
  • Experts: Fishing gear to blame for endangered sea turtles

    Experts: Fishing gear to blame for endangered sea turtles

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:33:35 GMT
    Sea turtles have roamed the earth's ocean for millions of years, but its population has been on the decline, and experts say accidental fishing gear has a lot to do with that.
    Sea turtles have roamed the earth's ocean for millions of years, but its population has been on the decline, and experts say accidental fishing gear has a lot to do with that.
  • Police search for trio of designer bag thieves

    Police search for trio of designer bag thieves

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:34:23 GMT
    The search is on for three men who stole very expensive purses from at least two local stores last month.
    The search is on for three men who stole very expensive purses from at least two local stores last month.
  • Woman hopes annual vigil saves lives

    Woman hopes annual vigil saves lives

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:24:28 GMT
    For four years, Ginger Brengle has been coming to the intersection of 22nd Avenue and 9th Street. For hours, she stands there, holding a sign -- something she probably wishes she didn't have to do.
    For four years, Ginger Brengle has been coming to the intersection of 22nd Avenue and 9th Street. For hours, she stands there, holding a sign -- something she probably wishes she didn't have to do.
  • Rash of break-ins in St. Pete neighborhood

    Rash of break-ins in St. Pete neighborhood

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:25:55 GMT
    Police say car burglars in St. Petersburg are tip-toeing their way to a big summer. Three neighborhoods have been targeted by car thieves 36 times over the last month.
    Police say car burglars in St. Petersburg are tip-toeing their way to a big summer. Three neighborhoods have been targeted by car thieves 36 times over the last month.
  • Bicyclist killed in crash

    Bicyclist killed in crash

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:06:46 GMT
    A bicyclist was killed Monday night when he rode into the path of a pickup truck.
    A bicyclist was killed Monday night when he rode into the path of a pickup truck.
  • Moms raise money for girl with brain cancer

    Moms raise money for girl with brain cancer

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:15:55 GMT
    A community is rallying around a 3-year-old Tampa girl fighting brain cancer.
    A community is rallying around a 3-year-old Tampa girl fighting brain cancer.
  • Man robs Walgreens at gunpoint

    Man robs Walgreens at gunpoint

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:33:54 GMT
    Treasure Island Police are looking for a man who robbed a Walgreens on Gulf Boulevard at gunpoint.
    Treasure Island Police are looking for a man who robbed a Walgreens on Gulf Boulevard at gunpoint.
  • Body found inside burned Pinellas Park home

    Body found inside burned Pinellas Park home

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:01:02 GMT
    A woman was found dead inside a burning home in Pinellas Park early Saturday morning.
    A woman was found dead inside a burning home in Pinellas Park early Saturday morning.
  • Peacock debate plagues Pinellas neighborhood

    Peacock debate plagues Pinellas neighborhood

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:39:10 GMT
    There's a peacock problem percolating in Pinellas Park, and neighbors are split about what to do, if anything, with the birds.
    There's a peacock problem percolating in Pinellas Park, and neighbors are split about what to do, if anything, with the birds.
  • Police file charges in death of Largo man

    Police file charges in death of Largo man

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:33:39 GMT
    Largo police have charged a man in connection with a murder at a condo complex on East Bay Drive Friday night.
    Largo police have charged a man in connection with a murder at a condo complex on East Bay Drive Friday night.
  • Nan Rich speaks to Democrats in St. Pete

    Nan Rich speaks to Democrats in St. Pete

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:18:39 GMT
    Charlie Crist may be looking ahead to the November election, but his Democratic opponent, Nan Rich, thinks she can pull off a big upset in the primary.
    Charlie Crist may be looking ahead to the November election, but his Democratic opponent, Nan Rich, thinks she can pull off a big upset in the primary.
  • Lightning lands man in hospital, sparks 2 fires

    Lightning lands man in hospital, sparks 2 fires

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:10:51 GMT
    (Photo courtesy: City of Clearwater)(Photo courtesy: City of Clearwater)
    Lightning on Sand Key Beach landed one man in the hospital and sparked two small brush fires Thursday morning, Clearwater Fire Rescue officials said.
    Lightning on Sand Key Beach landed one man in the hospital and sparked two small brush fires Thursday morning, Clearwater Fire Rescue officials said.
  • TripAdvisor names Bay area ice cream parlors among nation's best

    TripAdvisor names Bay area ice cream parlors among nation's best

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:15:51 GMT
    If you didn't know that July was National Ice Cream Month, here's another excuse to eat America’s favorite frozen treat everyday. Travel site TripAdvisor has just announced the top 10 ice cream parlors across the country, based on millions of traveler reviews.
    If you didn't know that July was National Ice Cream Month, here's another excuse to eat America’s favorite frozen treat everyday. Travel site TripAdvisor has just announced the top 10 ice cream parlors across the country, based on millions of traveler reviews.
  • Multi-vehicle crash at U.S. 19 and Curlew

    Multi-vehicle crash at U.S. 19 and Curlew

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:04:08 GMT
    Emergency crews are responding to a bad crash at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Curlew Road. The view from SkyFOX shows at least nine vehicles involved, and southbound U.S. 19 is blocked.
    Emergency crews are responding to a bad crash at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Curlew Road. The view from SkyFOX shows at least nine vehicles involved, and southbound U.S. 19 is blocked.
  • St. Pete gets glimpse at new police chief

    St. Pete gets glimpse at new police chief

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:06:04 GMT
    Mayor Rick Kriseman formally introduced Clearwater Police Chief Tony Holloway Tuesday after announcing him as the the City of St. Petersburg's newly appointed chief of police. 
    Mayor Rick Kriseman formally introduced Clearwater Police Chief Tony Holloway Tuesday after announcing him as the the City of St. Petersburg's newly appointed chief of police. 
  • Man run over by own street-sweeper

    Man run over by own street-sweeper

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:20:51 GMT
    Police say a street-sweeper operator was badly hurt after being run over by his own vehicle near Jefferson Circle SE and 4th Street N in St. Pete.
    Police say a street-sweeper operator was badly hurt after being run over by his own vehicle near Jefferson Circle SE and 4th Street N in St. Pete.
  • It's official: Clearwater chief to take St. Pete job

    It's official: Clearwater chief to take St. Pete job

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:23:07 GMT
    After a lengthy search for a new police chief in St. Pete, a surprise candidate will be taking the job. Mayor Rick Kriseman confirmed this morning that Tony Holloway will move south from Clearwater to take the top post at SPPD.
    After a lengthy search for a new police chief in St. Pete, a surprise candidate will be taking the job. Mayor Rick Kriseman confirmed this morning that Tony Holloway will move south from Clearwater to take the top post at SPPD.
  • St. Pete pilot killed in plane crash

    St. Pete pilot killed in plane crash

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:05:27 GMT
    A pilot from St. Petersburg drowned after his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.
    A pilot from St. Petersburg drowned after his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Teen hurt in skate park shooting

    Teen hurt in skate park shooting

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:02:20 GMT
    A teen was shot during an argument in Pinellas County.
    A teen was shot during an argument in Pinellas County.
  • St. Petersburg police chief search nears end

    St. Petersburg police chief search nears end

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-07-21 01:47:13 GMT
    As of Sunday night nobody will confirm nor will they deny an unexpected hire to be St. Petersburg's next police chief.
    As of Sunday night nobody will confirm nor will they deny an unexpected hire to be St. Petersburg's next police chief.
  • 11-year-old boy being called a hero

    11-year-old boy being called a hero

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:41:18 GMT
    An 11-year-old boy is being hailed a hero for saving a little boy's life.The boys were swimming in the pool at the Holiday Inn on Indian Rocks Beach. Riley Cooper, 11, noticed a toddler was unresponsive in the water and he pulled him out. Adults gave the 3-year-old boy CPR and called 911.He's been taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.
    An 11-year-old boy is being hailed a hero for saving a little boy's life.The boys were swimming in the pool at the Holiday Inn on Indian Rocks Beach. Riley Cooper, 11, noticed a toddler was unresponsive in the water and he pulled him out. Adults gave the 3-year-old boy CPR and called 911.He's been taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.
  • Police: Teens tried to burglarize undercover detective's vehicle

    Police: Teens tried to burglarize undercover detective's vehicle

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:11:53 GMT
    Talk about being at the right place at the right time. An undercover police detective in St. Petersburg apparently caught three teenage burglars after they tried to break into his car.
    Talk about being at the right place at the right time. An undercover police detective in St. Petersburg apparently caught three teenage burglars after they tried to break into his car.
  • Mom accused of leaving baby in car to shop bonds out

    Mom accused of leaving baby in car to shop bonds out

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:35:08 GMT
    A Pinellas County mother has been released from jail on a $2,000 bond after police say she left her 19-month-old daughter in the car while she went shopping.
    A Pinellas County mother has been released from jail on a $2,000 bond after police say she left her 19-month-old daughter in the car while she went shopping.
  • Kids left in cars: It's still happening

    Kids left in cars: It's still happening

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:30:50 GMT
    A Pinellas Park baby was left strapped in her car seat, alone, in the heat of the summer. This time, police say it was no accident, prompting a local radio team to wonder how they can reach more parents about the dangers.
    A Pinellas Park baby was left strapped in her car seat, alone, in the heat of the summer. This time, police say it was no accident, prompting a local radio team to wonder how they can reach more parents about the dangers.
  • Firefighters rescue family dog from burning home

    Firefighters rescue family dog from burning home

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:51:38 GMT
    All six people who lived inside the blazing home made it out safely, but their dog remained inside. Firefighters then rescued the dog, seeing to it that the whole family would be okay.
    All six people who lived inside the blazing home made it out safely, but their dog remained inside. Firefighters then rescued the dog, seeing to it that the whole family would be okay.
  • Police surround Clearwater home

    Police surround Clearwater home

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:25:03 GMT
    Police in Clearwater are staking out a home after a man made some concerning statements to relatives. However, investigators aren't sure if he is even there.
    Police in Clearwater are staking out a home after a man made some concerning statements to relatives. However, investigators aren't sure if he is even there.
  • Police: Largo man killed brother with scissors

    Police: Largo man killed brother with scissors

    Monday, July 14 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-14 18:48:40 GMT
    Police say Matthew Cisco and his brother Christopher got into a "verbal argument" at the townhome they share in Largo. The fight got physical and Matthew allegedly grabbed a pair of scissors from a coffee table and stabbed Christopher in the chest.
    Police say Matthew Cisco and his brother Christopher got into a "verbal argument" at the townhome they share in Largo. The fight got physical and Matthew allegedly grabbed a pair of scissors from a coffee table and stabbed Christopher in the chest.
  • Neighbors shocked to learn of firefighter's arrest

    Neighbors shocked to learn of firefighter's arrest

    Sunday, July 13 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:04:28 GMT
    At a glance, his resume looks quite admirable: Pinellas Park firefighter, SWAT medic, nurse.But according to Pinellas County detectives, James Comer had another less-laudable venture going on the side.
    At a glance, his resume looks quite admirable: Pinellas Park firefighter, SWAT medic, nurse.But according to Pinellas County detectives, James Comer had another less-laudable venture going on the side.
  • Two motorcyclists die in separate crashes

    Two motorcyclists die in separate crashes

    Sunday, July 13 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-07-13 18:58:01 GMT
    Two Bay area motorcyclists died in separate accidents early Sunday morning in Pinellas County.
    Two Bay area motorcyclists died in separate accidents early Sunday morning in Pinellas County.
  • Firefighter arrested for selling prescription pills

    Firefighter arrested for selling prescription pills

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-07-13 00:55:19 GMT
    A Pinellas Park firefighter is under arrest for allegedly selling prescription pills.
    A Pinellas Park firefighter is under arrest for allegedly selling prescription pills.
  • Clearwater's old theater is new again

    Clearwater's old theater is new again

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:48:01 GMT
    The historic 93 year-old Capitol Theater in downtown Clearwater reopened late last year. Jay Leno headlined opening night, and the stars have kept coming ever since.
    The historic 93 year-old Capitol Theater in downtown Clearwater reopened late last year. Jay Leno headlined opening night, and the stars have kept coming ever since.
  • Worker rescued from hole

    Worker rescued from hole

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-09 15:42:14 GMT
    A worker became trapped in a 25-foot-deep hole at a construction site near 92nd Avenue North and 3rd Street North this morning. Rescue crews were able to pull him out.
    A worker became trapped in a 25-foot-deep hole at a construction site near 92nd Avenue North and 3rd Street North this morning. Rescue crews were able to pull him out.
  • Study to make Gulf to Bay Blvd at Belcher Rd more safe

    Study to make Gulf to Bay Blvd at Belcher Rd more safe

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-07-09 10:28:37 GMT
    Transportation officials are looking for ways to make the intersection of Gulf to Bay Boulevard and Belcher Road more safe after a study revealed over 150 crashes have occurred there in the past five years
    Transportation officials are looking for ways to make the intersection of Gulf to Bay Boulevard and Belcher Road more safe after a study revealed over 150 crashes have occurred there in the past five years
  • Deputies arrest serial robber

    Deputies arrest serial robber

    Saturday, July 5 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-06 02:57:55 GMT
    Pinellas County deputies solved a string of burglaries with one man's arrest.
    Pinellas County deputies solved a string of burglaries with one man's arrest.
  • National "Dump the Pump" Day

    National "Dump the Pump" Day

    Thursday, June 19 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-06-19 15:00:06 GMT
    Free bus rides offered during the American Public Transportation Association's National Dump the Pump Day. 
    Free bus rides offered during the American Public Transportation Association's National Dump the Pump Day. 
  • Blacksmithing at Wrought Iron Arts

    Blacksmithing at Wrought Iron Arts

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-06-04 13:39:40 GMT
    Charley spends the morning with a blacksmith at Wrought Iron Arts in Largo.
    Charley spends the morning with a blacksmith at Wrought Iron Arts in Largo.
  • Records set at AVP St. Pete Open

    Records set at AVP St. Pete Open

    Sunday, June 1 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-06-02 02:10:01 GMT
    Kerri Walsh Jennings broke the AVP Tour women's record Sunday with her 67th victory on the professional beach volleyball circuit.
    Kerri Walsh Jennings broke the AVP Tour women's record Sunday with her 67th victory on the professional beach volleyball circuit.
  • Clearwater Police arrest man for luring children into apartment

    Clearwater Police arrest man for luring children into apartment

    Monday, May 19 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-05-19 10:58:18 GMT
    A 21-year-old Clearwater man has been arrested for luring two children into his apartment with the promise of candy, ice cream and showing them his pets.
    A 21-year-old Clearwater man has been arrested for luring two children into his apartment with the promise of candy, ice cream and showing them his pets.
  • Charlie Crist in St. Petersburg

    Charlie Crist in St. Petersburg

    Saturday, May 10 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-05-11 03:14:52 GMT
    Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist was in the area Saturday night. He was the keynote speaker at the Pinellas County Democratic party's Kennedy-King gala.The former Republican governor turned Democrat attacked Governor Rick Scott's spending on the campaign and his past as a hospital executive.Crist says he favors lifting the embargo against Cuba and, if elected, would work to get high-speed rail.
    Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist was in the area Saturday night. He was the keynote speaker at the Pinellas County Democratic party's Kennedy-King gala.The former Republican governor turned Democrat attacked Governor Rick Scott's spending on the campaign and his past as a hospital executive.Crist says he favors lifting the embargo against Cuba and, if elected, would work to get high-speed rail.
  • Six divers rescued near Clearwater Pass

    Six divers rescued near Clearwater Pass

    Saturday, May 10 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-05-10 19:14:40 GMT
    Six people were pulled from the water after their vessel sank five miles southwest of Clearwater Pass, Florida, Saturday.  The Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification at 11:40 a.m. Saturday from a good Samaritan concerning six divers aboard a sinking 24-foot fishing boat.
    Six people were pulled from the water after their vessel sank five miles southwest of Clearwater Pass, Florida, Saturday.  The Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification at 11:40 a.m. Saturday from a good Samaritan concerning six divers aboard a sinking 24-foot fishing boat.
  • Man shot by police after house fire

    Man shot by police after house fire

    Man shot by police after house fire

    Sunday, April 27 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-27 12:46:22 GMT
    A St. Petersburg man is recovering, after getting shot by police.
    They say he was waving his gun in a backyard, while his house was on fire.
    A St. Petersburg man is recovering, after getting shot by police.
    They say he was waving his gun in a backyard, while his house was on fire.
  • Search underway for 'Wolfman' robber

    Man robs store in wolf mask

    Man robs store in wolf mask

    Friday, April 25 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-26 00:14:13 GMT
    Police are searching for an armed robber with an unusual disguise. The suspect was recorded on surveillance video wearing a "Wolfman" Halloween mask and was armed with a gun when he held up a Circle K Wednesday.
    Police are searching for an armed robber with an unusual disguise. The suspect was recorded on surveillance video wearing a "Wolfman" Halloween mask and was armed with a gun when he held up a Circle K Wednesday.

  • Transformer catches fire at Duke Energy plant

    Transformer catches fire at Duke Energy plant

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:17:05 GMT
    Firefighters say a transformer caught fire this morning. It's now under control, there are no injuries, and there are no reported power outages.
    Firefighters say a transformer caught fire this morning. It's now under control, there are no injuries, and there are no reported power outages.
  • Still no ID on diver who died in the Gulf

    Still no ID on diver who died in the Gulf

    Thursday, April 3 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-04-03 12:01:17 GMT
    We're still waiting to learn the identity of a scuba diver who died swimming in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday.
    We're still waiting to learn the identity of a scuba diver who died swimming in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday.
  • Will Power wins Indy season opener

    Will Power wins Indy season opener

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:41:08 GMT
    Will Power picked up right where he left off last season, in Victory Lane, for the fourth time in the last six IndyCar Series races.
    Will Power picked up right where he left off last season, in Victory Lane, for the fourth time in the last six IndyCar Series races.
  • Photos: MLB slugger's beachfront mansion nearing completion

    Photos: MLB slugger's beachfront mansion nearing completion

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:07:11 GMT
    It easily rivals – if not exceeds Derek Jeter's mansion on Davis Islands. On Thursday, at least a dozen construction workers were completing finishing touches on the home.
    It easily rivals – if not exceeds Derek Jeter's mansion on Davis Islands. On Thursday, at least a dozen construction workers were completing finishing touches on the home.
  • Photos: Historic beach estate up for sale in Pass-a-Grille

    Photos: Historic beach estate up for sale in Pass-a-Grille

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-03-28 12:35:40 GMT
    For years, it's been known as the Birds of Paradise Boutique Resort, but before that, it was the estate of the late August A. Busch Jr.
    For years, it's been known as the Birds of Paradise Boutique Resort, but before that, it was the estate of the late August A. Busch Jr., the man who built the Anheuser-Busch companies into some of the largest in the world.
  • Illinois teens recovering from Pinellas plane crash

    Illinois teens recovering from Pinellas plane crash

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-03-25 11:45:57 GMT
    Two Illinois teenagers remain in a Tampa hospital following a plane crash that killed the father of one of the girls. Authorities say the PA-28 airplane left Chicago Friday night, bound for Clearwater.
    Two Illinois teenagers remain in a Tampa hospital following a plane crash that killed the father of one of the girls.
  • Suspicious fire damages home in St. Petersburg

    Suspicious fire damages home in St. Petersburg

    Friday, February 28 2014 7:48 AM EST2014-02-28 12:48:18 GMT
    Arson investigators in St. Petersburg are looking for leads in connection with a suspicious fire.
    Arson investigators in St. Petersburg are looking for leads in connection with a suspicious fire.
  • Operation Safe Surrender helps people stop running from the law

    Operation Safe Surrender helps people stop running from the law

    Saturday, February 22 2014 8:54 AM EST2014-02-22 13:54:07 GMT
    On Saturday, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is giving people an opportunity to stop running from the law.
    On Saturday, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is giving people an opportunity to stop running from the law.
  • Early morning condo fire in Clearwater

    Early morning condo fire in Clearwater

    Friday, January 24 2014 9:05 AM EST2014-01-24 14:05:45 GMT
    A fire broke out inside a high-rise condo in Clearwater overnight.
    A fire broke out inside a high-rise condo in Clearwater overnight.
  • Billboards in place to help find missing Pinellas woman

    Billboards in place to help find missing Pinellas woman

    Friday, January 24 2014 7:15 AM EST2014-01-24 12:15:46 GMT
    There's a renewed effort to find out what happened to a woman from Indian Rocks who disappeared without a trace.
    There's a renewed effort to find out what happened to a woman from Indian Rocks who disappeared without a trace.
  • Polls open in GOP primary for Young's seat

    Polls open in GOP primary for Young's seat

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 8:13 AM EST2014-01-14 13:13:21 GMT
    The GOP primary to fill the late Congressman Bill Young's seat is Tuesday.
    The GOP primary to fill the late Congressman Bill Young's seat is Tuesday.
  • Florida's oldest Publix being rebuilt

    Florida's oldest Publix being rebuilt

    Monday, January 13 2014 7:24 AM EST2014-01-13 12:24:47 GMT
    The oldest Publix Grocery Store in Florida is being torn down, but not to worry a brand new one will be built in its place.
    The oldest Publix Grocery Store in Florida is being torn down, but not to worry a brand new one will be built in its place.
  • Police reviewing video of dog shooting incident

    Police reviewing video of dog shooting incident

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:25 AM EST2014-01-13 09:25:58 GMT
    A dog is dead, and now people are asking if police were protecting themselves, or if they crossed the line. Video released after the incident shows a very emotional scene.
    A dog is dead, and now people are asking if police were protecting themselves, or if they crossed the line. Video released after the incident shows a very emotional scene.
  • Shelter dogs get a home for Christmas Day

    Shelter dogs get a home for Christmas Day

    Thursday, December 26 2013 7:03 AM EST2013-12-26 12:03:31 GMT
    Shelter dogs headed home for the holidays in Pinellas County.
    Shelter dogs headed home for the holidays in Pinellas County.
  • Huge holiday savings at DVA weekend sale

    Huge holiday savings at DVA weekend sale

    Friday, November 22 2013 11:48 AM EST2013-11-22 16:48:58 GMT
    The holidays are quickly headed our way, and this weekend is a great time to shop.
    The holidays are quickly headed our way, and this weekend is a great time to shop.
  • Driver of stolen motorcycle dies in crash, police say

    Driver of stolen motorcycle dies in crash, police say

    Friday, November 1 2013 10:08 AM EDT2013-11-01 14:08:57 GMT
    A man on a stolen motorcycle is dead after he tried to speed away from a police officer.
    A man on a stolen motorcycle is dead after he tried to speed away from a police officer.
  • Fugitive doctor from St. Pete arrested in Morocco on molestation charges

    Fugitive doctor from St. Pete arrested in Morocco on molestation charges

    Friday, November 1 2013 7:47 AM EDT2013-11-01 11:47:55 GMT
    He's been on the run for more than 10 years, but a doctor from St. Petersburg has finally been tracked down in Morocco.
    He's been on the run for more than 10 years, but a doctor from St. Petersburg has finally been tracked down in Morocco.
  • Downtown Food & Wine Fest

    Downtown Food & Wine Fest

    Thursday, September 12 2013 9:33 AM EDT2013-09-12 13:33:03 GMT
    Downtown Food & Wine Fest
    Downtown Food & Wine Fest
  • Pinellas County launches tutoring program

    Pinellas County launches tutoring program

    Monday, September 9 2013 8:09 AM EDT2013-09-09 12:09:10 GMT
    A new program starts this week, to help struggling students in Pinellas County keep up with their school work.
    A new program starts this week, to help struggling students in Pinellas County keep up with their school work.
  • Changes for 'Stop on Red' program

    Changes for 'Stop on Red' program

    Monday, July 1 2013 8:40 AM EDT2013-07-01 12:40:49 GMT
    Big changes are going into effect for St. Peterburg's "Stop on Red" program.
    Big changes are going into effect for St. Peterburg's "Stop on Red" program.
  • Rays pitcher recovering after being hit by line drive

    Rays pitcher recovering after being hit by line drive

    Monday, June 17 2013 4:39 AM EDT2013-06-17 08:39:13 GMT
    Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was hit by a line drive during today's game at Tropicana Field.It was the top of the 5th inning when Cobb threw a pitch and was hit in his right ear.He instantly fell to
    Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb is released from the hospital.
  • Fuel Tanker Overturns on I-275

    Fuel Tanker Overturns on I-275

    Saturday, June 1 2013 11:27 PM EDT2013-06-02 03:27:41 GMT
    A fuel truck overturned on I-275 in St. Petersburg Saturday night.
    A fuel truck overturned on I-275 in St. Petersburg Saturday night.
  • A bittersweet bike ride

    A bittersweet bike ride

    Sunday, May 26 2013 4:22 PM EDT2013-05-26 20:22:05 GMT
    It was a bittersweet bike ride through St. Petersburg on Sunday.
    It was a bittersweet bike ride through St. Petersburg on Sunday.
  • Limo driver returns fire at would-be robbers; four shot

    Limo driver returns fire at would-be robbers

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 10:53 PM EDT2013-03-28 02:53:02 GMT
    A limo driver opened fire in apparent self-defense as a rolling gunfight involving three vehicles took place Tuesday night in the streets of St. Petersburg, police say. At least four people were injured.
    A limo driver opened fire in apparent self-defense as a rolling gunfight involving three vehicles took place Tuesday night in the streets of St. Petersburg, police say. At least four people were injured.
  • Gasparilla, make way for the Lynx

    Gasparilla, make way for the Lynx

    Friday, January 25 2013 4:25 PM EST2013-01-25 21:25:12 GMT
    With sails billowing and cannons booming, the tall ship Lynx arrived in Tampa Bay in style on Friday, a fitting way to kick off Gasparilla weekend.
    With sails billowing and cannons booming, the tall ship Lynx arrived in Tampa Bay in style on Friday, a fitting way to kick off Gasparilla weekend.
  • St. Pete lottery winner collects $50 million prize

    St. Pete lottery winner collects $50 million prize

    Thursday, January 10 2013 4:54 AM EST2013-01-10 09:54:32 GMT
    Christopher McGurran overnight went from living a modest life to living large.
    Christopher McGurran overnight went from living a modest life to living large.
  • Law changes red-light ticket appeals

    Law changes red-light ticket appeals

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 8:31 AM EDT2013-06-05 12:31:43 GMT
    People caught on red light cameras will soon have a new way to fight those tickets. A new state law requires each city to set up their own appeals process.
    People caught on red light cameras will soon have a new way to fight those tickets. A new state law will require each city to set up their own appeals process.
  • Senate approves bill to delay flood insurance hikes

    Senate approves bill to delay flood insurance hikes

    Friday, January 31 2014 8:00 AM EST2014-01-31 13:00:08 GMT
    Homeowners facing an insurance crisis are one step closer to getting some relief.
    Homeowners facing an insurance crisis are one step closer to getting some relief.
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