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  • 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.
  • Much is on hold until St. Pete mayor announces new police chief

    Much is on hold until St. Pete mayor announces new police chief

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:28:46 GMT
    Sources tell FOX 13 News that St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman may reveal his selection early next week. In the meantime, there are department policies, neighborhood issues and key personnel decisions that are in a holding pattern until then.
    Sources tell FOX 13 News that St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman may reveal his selection early next week. In the meantime, there are department policies, neighborhood issues and key personnel decisions that are in a holding pattern until then.
  • Suspect identified in crash that killed 81-year-old man

    Suspect identified in crash that killed 81-year-old man

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:34:26 GMT
    Investigators are looking for 22-year-old Keith Hamm. They say he was speeding when he ran into a car carrying Tomas and Anna Melendez and their son Daniel. The car flipped and crashed into a chain link fence, and Tomas Melendez died from his injuries.
    Investigators are looking for 22-year-old Keith Hamm. They say he was speeding when he ran into a car carrying Tomas and Anna Melendez and their son Daniel. The car flipped and crashed into a chain link fence, and Tomas Melendez died from his injuries.
  • 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.
  • Citizens call for 'participatory budgeting' in St. Pete

    Citizens call for 'participatory budgeting' in St. Pete

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:40:41 GMT
    "Participatory budget process.” That long phrase may become commonplace in St. Petersburg if the plans of a grassroots organization clear several hurdles, starting with successfully petitioning for a referendum to change the city's charter.
    "Participatory budget process.” That long phrase may become commonplace in St. Petersburg if the plans of a grassroots organization clear several hurdles, starting with successfully petitioning for a referendum to change the city's charter.
  • St. Petersburg company wants to customize your deliveries

    St. Petersburg company wants to customize your deliveries

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:27:46 GMT
    Same-day delivery sounds convenient, but a company in Pinellas County wants to take it even further than that. Jagged Peak is working on the framework to allow consumers to schedule their deliveries, right down to the specific time of day.
    Same-day delivery sounds convenient, but a company in Pinellas County wants to take it even further than that. Jagged Peak is working on the framework to allow consumers to schedule their deliveries, right down to the specific time of day.
  • Timing of Pier and downtown master plans called into question

    Timing of Pier and downtown master plans called into question

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:14:26 GMT
    The St. Petersburg Pier working group's final report will be finished, just as public input begins on a downtown waterfront master plan. Some are worried the two plans could conflict, especially when it comes to land leading to the Pier.
    The St. Petersburg Pier working group's final report will be finished, just as public input begins on a downtown waterfront master plan. Some are worried the two plans could conflict, especially when it comes to land leading to the Pier.
  • 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.
  • Investigation continues after Largo hazmat scare

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-16 09:16:20 GMT
    An office building in Largo has been evacuated after some kind of irritant started making people sick. The evacuation is underway at the Mary Grizzle building on Ulmerton Road.
    An office building in Largo has been evacuated after some kind of irritant started making people sick. The evacuation is underway at the Mary Grizzle building on Ulmerton Road.
  • 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.
  • Rash of burglaries lead police to trio of teens

    Rash of burglaries lead police to trio of teens

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:45:36 GMT
    Too many burglaries too close together led St. Petersburg police to a trio of teenaged burglars.
    Too many burglaries too close together led St. Petersburg police to a trio of teenaged burglars.
  • 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.
  • St. Pete City Council to reconsider small animal ordinance

    St. Pete City Council to reconsider small animal ordinance

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:46:19 GMT
    The ordinance changes were prompted by the presence of Gabby the Goat and Shelby the Sheep, miniatures who arrived about a year ago. Their owners received a notice of codes violation, and addressed the city council.
    The ordinance changes were prompted by the presence of Gabby the Goat and Shelby the Sheep, miniatures who arrived about a year ago. Their owners received a notice of codes violation, and addressed the city council.
  • 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.
  • How much would it cost to rebuild from catastrophe?

    How much would it cost to rebuild from catastrophe?

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:27:09 GMT
    CoreLogic provides risk data to the insurance industry, and this year it used a different measurement: the cost of reconstruction, rather than assessed or market values.
    CoreLogic provides risk data to the insurance industry, and this year it used a different measurement: the cost of reconstruction, rather than assessed or market values.
  • 'Shieldsy' the pitcher meets 'Shieldsy' the dog

    'Shieldsy' the pitcher meets 'Shieldsy' the dog

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:38:07 GMT
    This week, James "Big Game" Shields met another "Big Game Shields": a 4-year-old Grand Champion Labrador Retriever. Sheree Paskert, a season ticket holder, named the pup after the Rays pitcher.
    This week, James "Big Game" Shields met another "Big Game Shields": a 4-year-old Grand Champion Labrador Retriever. Sheree Paskert, a season ticket holder, named the pup after the Rays pitcher.
  • 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.
  • St. Pete mayor meets with ferry advocates

    St. Pete mayor meets with ferry advocates

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-07-10 00:36:06 GMT

    What's the fastest way between Tampa and St. Petersburg? The Gandy? The Howard Frankland? What about a ferry? Hillsborough County is seriously considering it and St. Pete's mayor wants to know more.

    What's the fastest way between Tampa and St. Petersburg? The Gandy? The Howard Frankland? What about a ferry? Hillsborough County is seriously considering it and St. Pete's mayor wants to know more.


  • Woman sleeping in parking spot killed when driver parks

    Woman sleeping in parking spot killed when driver parks

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:17:43 GMT
    A woman who was passed out in a parking spot was killed Tuesday night when a car pinned her and killed her.It happened around 11:30 p.m.at the Palm Garden Condo Complex on 4th Street North in St. Petersburg.
    A woman who was passed out in a parking spot was killed Tuesday night when a car pinned her and killed her.It happened around 11:30 p.m.at the Palm Garden Condo Complex on 4th Street North in St. Petersburg.
  • 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
  • Fire destroys Tarpon Springs restaurant

    Fire destroys Tarpon Springs restaurant

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-09 03:03:06 GMT
    Officials are investigating a three-alarm fire that destroyed a business in Tarpon Springs Tuesday night. A fire broke out at the 701 Tap House Bar and Grill on North Pinellas Avenue just before 6 p.m.
    Officials are investigating a three-alarm fire that destroyed a business in Tarpon Springs Tuesday night. A fire broke out at the 701 Tap House Bar and Grill on North Pinellas Avenue just before 6 p.m.
  • Video: Sea turtle released back into the wild

    Video: Sea turtle released back into the wild

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-08 18:57:22 GMT
    The rehabilitated, 56-pound turtle was released Tuesday morning off Honeymoon Island. The turtle was treated at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium after being found floating face down in Tarpon Springs on March 2.
    The rehabilitated, 56-pound turtle was released Tuesday morning off Honeymoon Island. The turtle was treated at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium after being found floating face down in Tarpon Springs on March 2.
  • Security cameras coming to Pinellas Trail

    Security cameras coming to Pinellas Trail

    Monday, July 7 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-07-07 23:30:59 GMT
    The desire is countywide, but the most motivation for improved Pinellas Trail security comes from St. Petersburg. It has decided to spend about $100,000 to install security cameras on the trail from 43rd to 49th Streets South.
    The desire is countywide, but the most motivation for improved Pinellas Trail security comes from St. Petersburg. It has decided to spend about $100,000 to install security cameras on the trail from 43rd to 49th Streets South.
  • Shutdown deal arranged to protect students in Corinthian Colleges

    Shutdown deal arranged to protect students in Corinthian Colleges

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:49:58 GMT
    There's new "shutdown deal" to protect the students enrolled in the colleges of a crumbling company. Corinthian Colleges was accused of falsifying records and deceiving prospective students.
    There's new "shutdown deal" to protect the students enrolled in the colleges of a crumbling company. Corinthian Colleges was accused of falsifying records and deceiving prospective students.
  • Review finds texting and driving ban tough to enforce

    Review finds texting and driving ban tough to enforce

    Monday, July 7 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-07 13:53:50 GMT
    Florida's texting-while-driving ban was intended to stop distracted drivers, but a recent review found the law is difficult to enforce, and therefore, is rarely used.
    Florida's texting-while-driving ban was intended to stop distracted drivers, but a recent review found the law is difficult to enforce, and therefore, is rarely used.
  • FWC rescue baby dolphin off Redington Beach

    FWC rescue baby dolphin off Redington Beach

    Sunday, July 6 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-06 20:45:25 GMT
    Florida Fish and Wildlife officials rescue a baby dolphin off Redington Beach on July 4th. The dolphin somehow got lost from it's mom and beached itself on the shore.
    Florida Fish and Wildlife officials rescue a baby dolphin off Redington Beach on July 4th. The dolphin somehow got lost from it's mom and beached itself on the shore.
  • Police: Mom leaves baby in hot van for hours

    Police: Mom leaves baby in hot van for hours

    Sunday, July 6 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-07-06 18:39:14 GMT
    A woman from St. Petersburg was arrested Saturday, accused of leaving her baby in a hot van for three and a half hours.
    A woman from St. Petersburg was arrested Saturday, accused of leaving her baby in a hot van for three and a half hours.
  • 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.
  • Hit & run crash victims laid to rest

    Hit & run crash victims laid to rest

    Saturday, July 5 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:18:06 GMT
    Friends and family gathered to say their goodbyes to Briana Campbell, Grace Colier, and Jame'Sia Lang. The three died when the car they were in was hit by a car that was heading the wrong way down 16th Street early Thursday June 26.
    Friends and family gathered to say their goodbyes to Briana Campbell, Grace Colier, and Jame'Sia Lang. The three died when the car they were in was hit by a car that was heading the wrong way down 16th Street early Thursday June 26.
  • 2 hurt in wrong way crash on I-275

    2 hurt in wrong way crash on I-275

    Saturday, July 5 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-07-05 12:24:58 GMT
    Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a wrong way crash that shut down I-275 in Saint Petersburg early Saturday morning.
    Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a wrong way crash that shut down I-275 in Saint Petersburg early Saturday morning.
  • Storms can't stop the celebrations

    Storms can't stop the celebrations

    Friday, July 4 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-07-05 02:10:15 GMT
    Thousands braved the thunder to take in a celebration for America's birthday Friday night. Storms soaked many of the revelers, but didn't stop the Mostly Pops Orchestra or the fireworks show.
    Thousands braved the thunder to take in a celebration for America's birthday Friday night. Storms soaked many of the revelers, but didn't stop the Mostly Pops Orchestra or the fireworks show.
  • Clearwater PD taking precautions for July 4th holiday

    Clearwater PD taking precautions for July 4th holiday

    Friday, July 4 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-07-04 11:19:08 GMT
    The Memorial Day holiday was a learning lesson for the City of Clearwater, so police are going the extra mile to make sure the beach is safe for July 4th.
    The Memorial Day holiday was a learning lesson for the City of Clearwater, so police are going the extra mile to make sure the beach is safe for July 4th.
  • Are Hillsborough County taxpayers getting ripped off?

    Are Hillsborough County taxpayers getting ripped off?

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:49:26 GMT
    Pinellas County owns land in Hillsborough and Pasco counties, but it only pays property taxes to Pasco County. Tax watchdogs say it's not fair to taxpayers in Hillsborough.
    Pinellas County owns land in Hillsborough and Pasco counties, but it only pays property taxes to Pasco County. Tax watchdogs say it's not fair to taxpayers in Hillsborough.
  • Fireworks laws difficult to enforce

    Fireworks laws difficult to enforce

    Thursday, July 3 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-04 01:55:07 GMT
    The Florida fireworks law insists fireworks only be used for railroad signals, for a sports ceremony, or by farmers to scare birds away.  Sheriff's deputies say it's an extremely difficult law to prosecute.
    The Florida fireworks law insists fireworks only be used for railroad signals, for a sports ceremony, or by farmers to scare birds away.  Sheriff's deputies say it's an extremely difficult law to prosecute.
  • AAA expects busy travel weekend despite high gas prices

    AAA expects busy travel weekend despite high gas prices

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:12:12 GMT
    AAA projects July 4th weekend to be the busiest for travel since 2007. 
    AAA projects July 4th weekend to be the busiest for travel since 2007. 
  • Families hold vigil to remember three young moms killed in crash

    Families hold vigil to remember three young moms killed in crash

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:40:00 GMT
    Family and friends of three women killed in a hit-and-run crash held up pictures, lit candles and prayed for them Wednesday night. Dozens came together tonight to honor Grace Collier, Jame'sia Lang and Briana Campbell.
    Family and friends of three women killed in a hit-and-run crash held up pictures, lit candles and prayed for them Wednesday night. Dozens came together tonight to honor Grace Collier, Jame'sia Lang and Briana Campbell.

  • Crew of Floridians returns home after months in Honduran jail

    Crew of Floridians returns home after months in Honduran jail

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-03 01:25:20 GMT
    It's a day crew members of Tarpon Springs-based Aqua Quest International have waited two months for. After being jailed in Honduras, they are back on American soil. They say corrupt Honduran government officials wanted tens of thousands of dollars to free them, and they were afraid their captivity would last for years.
    It's a day crew members of Tarpon Springs-based Aqua Quest International have waited two months for. After being jailed in Honduras, they are back on American soil. They say corrupt Honduran government officials wanted tens of thousands of dollars to free them, and they were afraid their captivity would last for years.
  • Dining, AC are hot items on Pier wish list, study group finds

    Dining, AC are hot items on Pier wish list, study group finds

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-02 22:04:53 GMT
    Even before Wednesday's final public input session, two features of any new St. Petersburg Pier became apparent: dining and air conditioning, among other features.
    Even before Wednesday's final public input session, two features of any new St. Petersburg Pier became apparent: dining and air conditioning, among other features.
  • Police: Man who drove car into pool was drunk

    Police: Man who drove car into pool was drunk

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-02 21:12:56 GMT

    Police in Clearwater say the man who drove his car into a pool did so after a night of partying after the U.S.'s World Cup loss.

    Police in Clearwater say the man who drove his car into a pool did so after a night of partying after the U.S.'s World Cup loss.

  • Crash closes I-275 SB lanes

    Crash closes I-275 SB lanes

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-02 18:34:14 GMT
    A multi-vehicle crash closed some southbound lanes of Interstate 275 in Pinellas County, but traffic is once again flowing.
    A multi-vehicle crash closed some southbound lanes of Interstate 275 in Pinellas County, but traffic is once again flowing.
  • Teen goes on destructive crime spree

    Teen goes on destructive crime spree

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-07-02 02:35:54 GMT
    A rock-throwing, branch swinging, window-smashing tirade has landed a 15-year-old a date with a judge.
    A rock-throwing, branch swinging, window-smashing tirade has landed a 15-year-old a date with a judge.
  • No bond for man accused in fatal crash

    No bond for man accused in fatal crash

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:37:19 GMT
    The man accused of causing a crash that killed three young mothers in St. Petersburg is being held in jail without bond following his first court appearance Tuesday. Marquice Anderson had been on the run for four days following the deadly crash last Thursday.
    The man accused of causing a crash that killed three young mothers in St. Petersburg is being held in jail without bond following his first court appearance Tuesday. Marquice Anderson had been on the run for four days following the deadly crash last Thursday.
  • Pinellas sheriff seeks $11 million to fix pay disparities

    Pinellas sheriff seeks $11 million to fix pay disparities

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-01 20:41:16 GMT
    Consecutive years of budget cuts produced a variety of pay freezes, which have now created disparities. Starting deputies might make more than their experienced field training officers, deputies might make more than sergeants, and so on up the chain of command.
    Consecutive years of budget cuts produced a variety of pay freezes, which have now created disparities. Starting deputies might make more than their experienced field training officers, deputies might make more than sergeants, and so on up the chain of command.
  • Hospital starts campaign to prevent hot-car child deaths

    Hospital starts campaign to prevent hot-car child deaths

    Monday, June 30 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-07-01 02:58:07 GMT
    All Children’s Hospital and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue launched a public awareness campaign Monday to protect children from the hazards of hot cars.Their news conference featured a display board hooked up to two thermometers: One inside and one outside a car parked with its windows up.
    All Children’s Hospital and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue launched a public awareness campaign Monday to protect children from the hazards of hot cars.Their news conference featured a display board hooked up to two thermometers: One inside and one outside a car parked with its windows up.
  • Hit-and-run suspect in jail, police say

    Hit-and-run suspect in jail, police say

    Monday, June 30 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-06-30 22:25:05 GMT
    The suspect wanted in last week's fatal hit-and-run crash has turned himself in, police say. Investigators believe Marquice Lamonz Anderson was behind the wheel of the car that was driving the wrong way down 16th Street early Thursday and slammed into another car.
    The suspect wanted in last week's fatal hit-and-run crash has turned himself in, police say. Investigators believe Marquice Lamonz Anderson was behind the wheel of the car that was driving the wrong way down 16th Street early Thursday and slammed into another car.
  • Fire at gymnastics school

    Fire at gymnastics school

    Monday, June 30 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-06-30 13:17:50 GMT
    Firefighters in Clearwater had a busy night, battling a fire at a gymnastics school.
    Firefighters in Clearwater had a busy night, battling a fire at a gymnastics school.
  • Pinellas Park PD investigates double-stabbing

    Pinellas Park PD investigates double-stabbing

    Monday, June 30 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-06-30 09:18:32 GMT
    Police are investigating a family-related, double-stabbing that took place Sunday just before 10 p.m.
    Police are investigating a family-related, double-stabbing that took place Sunday just before 10 p.m.
  • Woman charged with obstruction in search for fugitive

    Woman charged with obstruction in search for fugitive

    Sunday, June 29 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-06-30 01:36:04 GMT
    St. Petersburg Police arrested Brittany Donor for hindering their investigation to find the suspect in the fiery crash that killed three women. She has a relationship with Marquice Lamonz Anderson of St. Petersburg.
    St. Petersburg Police arrested Brittany Donar for hindering their investigation to find the suspect in the fiery crash that killed three women. She has a relationship with Marquice Lamonz Anderson of St. Petersburg.
  • St. Pete Pride Parade draws tens of thousands

    St. Pete Pride Parade draws tens of thousands

    Saturday, June 28 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-06-29 03:32:42 GMT
    It was a day of firsts in St. Petersburg, as the largest crowd to date turned out to take in the Pride Parade.
    It was a day of firsts in St. Petersburg, as the largest crowd to date turned out to take in the Pride Parade.
  • Man killed in St. Petersburg crash

    Man killed in St. Petersburg crash

    Saturday, June 28 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-06-28 19:36:13 GMT
    A man was killed crossing the street in St. Petersburg.
    A man was killed crossing the street in St. Petersburg.
  • Miss Florida crowns wrong Miss Florida

    Miss Florida crowns wrong Miss Florida

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:55:59 GMT

    A scoring error in last weekend's Miss Florida pageant crowned the wrong winner, causing organizers to announce a new Miss Florida today in St. Petersburg, FOX 13 has learned.

    A scoring error in last weekend's Miss Florida pageant crowned the wrong winner, causing organizers to announce a new Miss Florida today in St. Petersburg, FOX 13 has learned.

  • 'Bittersweet' moment as Largo High comes down

    'Bittersweet' moment as Largo High comes down

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:44:19 GMT
    As the backhoe pulled apart the old administration building at Largo High School, the scene of destruction tugged on the heartstrings of former students who came by the old school to say goodbye one last time.
    As the backhoe pulled apart the old administration building at Largo High School, the scene of destruction tugged on the heartstrings of former students who came by the old school to say goodbye one last time.
  • Vigil planned as third hit-and-run victim dies

    Vigil planned as third hit-and-run victim dies

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:27:35 GMT
    Family members have planned a vigil for three women after a hit-and-run crash killed two of them and severely injured another. Police are still looking for the wrong-way driver who fled.
    Family members have planned a vigil for three women after a hit-and-run crash killed two of them and severely injured another. Police are still looking for the wrong-way driver who fled.
  • Hole opens in St. Pete street

    Hole opens in St. Pete street

    Friday, June 27 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-06-27 19:35:15 GMT
    Police are checking out a hole that's opened up in a South St. Pete street. The hole is on 34th Street at 38th Avenue S. Police say it's 6 feet wide by 8 feet deep.
    Police are checking out a hole that's opened up in a South St. Pete street. The hole is on 34th Street at 38th Avenue S. Police say it's 6 feet wide by 8 feet deep.
  • Fugitive sex offender may be in Florida

    Fugitive sex offender may be in Florida

    Friday, June 27 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-06-27 19:16:46 GMT
    A fugitive sex offender from Michigan may be back in the Bay Area, law enforcement officials warn. They're hoping the public can help them nab him.
    A fugitive sex offender from Michigan may be back in the Bay Area, law enforcement officials warn. They're hoping the public can help them nab him.
  • Charlie Crist in support of gay marriage

    Charlie Crist in support of gay marriage

    Thursday, June 26 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-06-27 02:59:41 GMT
    Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist wore his support for the LGBT community on his sleeve. Standing in front of a room full of St. Pete Pride attendees he spoke of equality and his support for gay marriage.
    Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist wore his support for the LGBT community on his sleeve. Standing in front of a room full of St. Pete Pride attendees he spoke of equality and his support for gay marriage.
  • Details unveiled on plot for prime St. Pete plot

    Details unveiled on plot for prime St. Pete plot

    Thursday, June 26 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-06-26 21:24:40 GMT
    Developers are usually challenged by what zoning regulations will allow or what prices a market will bear. Kolter Urban president Robert Vail said that is not the case for the "Trop block" it is buying from the Edwards Group.
    Developers are usually challenged by what zoning regulations will allow or what prices a market will bear. Kolter Urban president Robert Vail said that is not the case for the "Trop block" it is buying from the Edwards Group.
  • 2 killed, 1 flown to TGH after St. Pete hit-and-run

    2 killed, 1 flown to TGH after St. Pete hit-and-run

    Thursday, June 26 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-06-26 20:00:14 GMT
    Police say two people are dead and a third injured after a fiery hit-and-run crash overnight. They are still looking for the wrong-way driver responsible for the crash.
    Police say two people are dead and a third injured after a fiery hit-and-run crash overnight. They are still looking for the wrong-way driver responsible for the crash.
  • Driver crashes into Walmart produce section

    Driver crashes into Walmart produce section

    Thursday, June 26 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-06-26 16:39:05 GMT
    A cleanup is underway at a Walmart in South Pasadena Thursday after a driver crashed right into the produce section at the front of the store.
    A cleanup is underway at a Walmart in South Pasadena Thursday after a driver crashed right into the produce section at the front of the store.
  • Tierra Verde considers becoming 25th municipality in Pinellas

    Tierra Verde considers becoming 25th municipality in Pinellas

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-06-26 01:58:58 GMT
    Residents in one of Pinellas County's wealthiest communities want to be their own city. Tierra Verde fills an island just north of Fort De Soto State Park. Island residents pay $1.2 million a year to have their own fire department.
    Residents in one of Pinellas County's wealthiest communities want to be their own city. Tierra Verde fills an island just north of Fort De Soto State Park. Island residents pay $1.2 million a year to have their own fire department.
  • Skimmers turn up on Pinellas gas pumps

    Skimmers turn up on Pinellas gas pumps

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-06-25 20:35:00 GMT
    Police in St. Pete are warning drivers to look closely at their gas pumps -- and their credit card bills.
    Police in St. Pete are warning drivers to look closely at their gas pumps -- and their credit card bills.
  • Third dining yacht joins fleet

    Third dining yacht joins fleet

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-06-25 20:14:25 GMT
    Yacht Starship dedicated the newest addition to their fleet Wednesday. The yacht 'Sensation' is the company's third ship. It's 92 feet long and can hold 128 passengers.
    Yacht Starship dedicated the newest addition to their fleet Wednesday. The yacht 'Sensation' is the company's third ship. It's 92 feet long and can hold 128 passengers.
  • Teacher charged over nude pics on teen's phone

    Teacher charged over nude pics on teen's phone

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-06-25 14:59:04 GMT
    A fourth-grade teacher is under arrest after police say they found nude photos of her on a cell phone belonging to a 17-year-old boy. Police say they began investigating on Monday after a caller reported shenanigans at the Highland Recreation Center.
    A fourth-grade teacher is under arrest after police say they found nude photos of her on a cell phone belonging to a 17-year-old boy. Police say they began investigating on Monday after a caller reported shenanigans at the Highland Recreation Center.
  • Vacationing dad drowns off Indian Rocks Beach

    Vacationing dad drowns off Indian Rocks Beach

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-06-25 01:37:08 GMT
    A Massachusetts man is dead after apparently drowning Tuesday evening in the Gulf of Mexico. The 45-year-old had apparently been playing with his kids at the beach before he decided to go for a swim.
    A Massachusetts man is dead after apparently drowning Tuesday evening in the Gulf of Mexico. The 45-year-old had apparently been playing with his kids at the beach before he decided to go for a swim.
  • 3-year-old drowns in Pinellas pond

    3-year-old drowns in Pinellas pond

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-06-25 01:27:04 GMT
    According to the sheriff’s office, a 3-year-old was found floating in a lake near the Bay Meadows Apartment complex off Feather Sound Circle E.
    According to the sheriff’s office, a 3-year-old was found floating in a lake near the Bay Meadows Apartment complex off Feather Sound Circle E.
  • The complicated process of selecting a chief in St. Pete

    The complicated process of selecting a chief in St. Pete

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-06-24 13:57:04 GMT
    Mayor Rick Kriseman finally got to interview his four police chief candidates last week. That accomplished, the patience of the major police union expired.
    Mayor Rick Kriseman finally got to interview his four police chief candidates last week. That accomplished, the patience of the major police union expired.
  • Fire damages St. Petersburg antique store

    Fire damages St. Petersburg antique store

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-06-24 13:18:54 GMT
    So far, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue has said no one was inside at the time, and no one was hurt, but there is damage to the shop.
    So far, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue has said no one was inside at the time, and no one was hurt, but there is damage to the shop.
  • Man's body found in yard, homicide investigation underway

    Man's body found in yard, homicide investigation underway

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-06-24 12:20:01 GMT
    Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a yard on La Salle Street in Clearwater.
    Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a yard on La Salle Street in Clearwater.
  • Dunedin HS Highlander Band heads to Scotland

    Dunedin HS Highlander Band heads to Scotland

    Monday, June 23 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-06-23 14:29:03 GMT
    Dunedin’s kilt-clad Scottish Highlander Band commenced a musical pilgrimage to Scotland over the weekend, lifting off from Tampa International Airport Sunday afternoon.
    Dunedin’s kilt-clad Scottish Highlander Band commenced a musical pilgrimage to Scotland over the weekend, lifting off from Tampa International Airport Sunday afternoon.
  • Pinellas Park family forced out of burning home

    Pinellas Park family forced out of burning home

    Monday, June 23 2014 4:56 AM EDT2014-06-23 08:56:48 GMT
    A Pinellas Park family will be looking for a permanent place to stay Monday following a fire that destroyed their home.
    A Pinellas Park family will be looking for a permanent place to stay Monday following a fire that destroyed their home.
  • Truck slams into school in Madeira Beach

    Truck slams into school in Madeira Beach

    Sunday, June 22 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-06-22 21:15:58 GMT
    A possible drunk driver crashes into a school in Pinellas County. It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday at the Madeira Beach Fundamental Elementary School.
    A possible drunk driver crashes into a school in Pinellas County. It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday at the Madeira Beach Fundamental Elementary School.
  • Bad brakes leads to multi-car pileup in Pinellas Park

    Bad brakes leads to multi-car pileup in Pinellas Park

    Sunday, June 22 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-06-22 21:08:32 GMT
    Faulty brakes lead to a multi-car pileup in Pinellas Park on Saturday afternoon. A driver of a 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood was approaching a red light at the intersection of Park Blvd. and Belcher Road.
    Faulty brakes lead to a multi-car pileup in Pinellas Park on Saturday afternoon. A driver of a 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood was approaching a red light at the intersection of Park Blvd. and Belcher Road.
  • Miss Florida crowned in St. Petersburg

    Miss Florida crowned in St. Petersburg

    Sunday, June 22 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-06-22 13:16:12 GMT
    A new Miss Florida has been crowned.
    A new Miss Florida has been crowned.
  • St. Pete shooting victim dies in hospital

    St. Pete shooting victim dies in hospital

    Saturday, June 21 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-06-21 21:47:10 GMT
    A St. Petersburg man being treated for injuries during a shooting died in the hospital. Doncaro Small, 32, suffered a medical episode while still at the hospital and died Saturday.
    A St. Petersburg man being treated for injuries during a shooting died in the hospital. Doncaro Small, 32, suffered a medical episode while still at the hospital and died Saturday.
  • Man arrested on battery and porn charges

    Man arrested on battery and porn charges

    Saturday, June 21 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-06-21 18:40:50 GMT
    A Clearwater is behind bars, facing a pair of disturbing crimes.
    A Clearwater is behind bars, facing a pair of disturbing crimes.
  • Future of St. Pete Pier returns to spotlight

    Future of St. Pete Pier returns to spotlight

    Friday, June 20 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-06-20 15:52:09 GMT
    The future of the Pier in St. Petersburg is back in the spotlight following the first of five public meetings Thursday night.
    The future of the Pier in St. Petersburg is back in the spotlight following the first of five public meetings Thursday night.
  • Video: Motorcyclist unhurt after being knocked through the air

    Video: Motorcyclist unhurt after being knocked through the air

    Thursday, June 19 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-06-20 01:18:22 GMT
    Footage, shot by a red light camera at Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, shows a motorcyclist cartwheeling through the air after colliding with a turning car. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away -- unhurt.
    Footage, shot by a red light camera at Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, shows a motorcyclist cartwheeling through the air after colliding with a turning car. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away -- unhurt.
  • 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. 
  • SUV found in water near John's Pass

    SUV found in water near John's Pass

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-06-18 17:41:20 GMT
    Several emergency response crews were called Wednesday morning after a car was found submerged in the Gulf, just north of John's Pass.
    Several emergency response crews were called Wednesday morning after a car was found submerged in the Gulf, just north of John's Pass.
  • Veterans: VA care good, but too bureaucratic

    Veterans: VA care good, but too bureaucratic

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-06-17 21:49:00 GMT
    At a forum hosted by Rep. David Jolly, the Veterans Administration was described Tuesday by Pinellas patients as very big, with bureaucratic barriers, but good health care.
    At a forum hosted by Rep. David Jolly, the Veterans Administration was described Tuesday by Pinellas patients as very big, with bureaucratic barriers, but good health care.
  • Gov. Scott OKs medical use of low-potency pot, 'Charlotte's Web'

    Gov. Scott OKs medical use of low-potency pot, 'Charlotte's Web'

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-06-17 09:11:00 GMT
    Some patients in Florida are going to be able to use a strain of low-potency marijuana under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday.
    Some patients in Florida are going to be able to use a strain of low-potency marijuana under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday.
  • St. Pete Police identify victim of shooting

    St. Pete Police identify victim of shooting

    Monday, June 16 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-06-17 02:18:19 GMT
    Police in Pinellas County say they are investigating a shooting inside a home in the 5800 block of 89th Avenue. The victim has been hospitalized with serious injuries, police said.
    Police in Pinellas County say they are investigating a shooting inside a home in the 5800 block of 89th Avenue. The victim has been hospitalized with serious injuries, police said.
  • Man shot at adult club in St. Pete

    Man shot at adult club in St. Pete

    Monday, June 16 2014 4:39 AM EDT2014-06-16 08:39:17 GMT
    One person is wounded, after a shooting at an adult club in St. Petersburg.
    One person is wounded, after a shooting at an adult club in St. Petersburg.
  • Man accused of making meth on Gandy Beach

    Man accused of making meth on Gandy Beach

    Sunday, June 15 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-06-15 19:15:56 GMT
    A St. Petersburg man gets caught making meth on the beach in Pinellas County. Deputies arrested 24-year-old Charles Tapp.
    A St. Petersburg man gets caught making meth on the beach in Pinellas County. Deputies arrested 24-year-old Charles Tapp.

  • St. Pete police officer arrested for DUI

    St. Pete police officer arrested for DUI

    Sunday, June 15 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-06-15 18:54:53 GMT
    Deputies arrest a St. Petersburg police officer accused of drunk driving. Officer Jason Irvin, 43, was pulled over in Seminole just after midnight Sunday. He was not on duty at the time.
    Deputies arrest a St. Petersburg police officer accused of drunk driving. Officer Jason Irvin, 43, was pulled over in Seminole just after midnight Sunday. He was not on duty at the time.
  • City leaders become firefighters for a day

    City leaders become firefighters for a day

    Saturday, June 14 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-06-14 21:43:31 GMT
    St. Pete Mayor Kriseman joined other city and county employees as they went through a day in the life of a firefighter.
    St. Pete Mayor Kriseman joined other city and county employees as they went through a day in the life of a firefighter.
  • Get ready for hurricane season with Disaster Expo

    Get ready for hurricane season with Disaster Expo

    Saturday, June 14 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-06-14 12:35:11 GMT
    Be prepared, or be sorry. That's the motto for organizers of the Pinellas County Hurricane and Disaster Expo.
    Be prepared, or be sorry. That's the motto for organizers of the Pinellas County Hurricane and Disaster Expo.
  • New tugboat to assist in open-ocean firefighting

    New tugboat to assist in open-ocean firefighting

    Thursday, June 12 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-06-12 13:13:08 GMT
    The tugboat industry plays an important role in both the Manatee and Tampa Port Authorities. It's responsible for towing large ships in and out of the bay every day, and now, it will take on a new responsibility.
    The tugboat industry plays an important role in both the Manatee and Tampa Port Authorities. It's responsible for towing large ships in and out of the bay every day, and now, it will take on a new responsibility.
  • Rescuers save manatee stuck in Clam Bayou

    Rescuers save manatee stuck in Clam Bayou

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-06-11 22:42:30 GMT

    A manatee that was stuck in a drainage culvert has been freed – thanks a rescue facilitated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. FOX 13's Steve Nichols was there to witness the rescue.

    A manatee that was stuck in a drainage culvert has been freed – thanks a rescue facilitated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. FOX 13's Steve Nichols was there to witness the rescue.

  • Man arrested on drug, sex-related charges with young girls

    Man arrested on drug, sex-related charges with young girls

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:34:11 GMT
    According to reports, the 58-year-old was caught giving young girls marijuana, and also “encouraging them to use a sex toy on each other,” as he held one of them.
    According to reports, the 58-year-old was caught giving young girls marijuana, and also “encouraging them to use a sex toy on each other,” as he held one of them.
  • Police: Concealed gun carrier breaks up fight in parking lot

    Police: Concealed gun carrier breaks up fight in parking lot

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-06-10 15:22:48 GMT

    A knock-down, drag-out fight between two men in a PetSmart parking lot ended Monday after an onlooker, who happened to be a concealed weapons permit holder, showed them his gun and told them told break it up.

    A knock-down, drag-out fight between two men in a PetSmart parking lot ended Monday after an onlooker, who happened to be a concealed weapons permit holder, showed them his gun and told them told break it up.

  • Brush fire breaks out in Tarpon Springs

    Brush fire breaks out in Tarpon Springs

    Monday, June 9 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-06-09 09:56:31 GMT
    It was scary Monday morning for a couple of residents in Tarpon Springs when a brush fire broke out pretty close to home. 
    It was scary Monday morning for a couple of residents in Tarpon Springs when a brush fire broke out pretty close to home. 
  • Cash pours in to support Aqua Quest crew jailed in Honduras

    Cash pours in to support Aqua Quest crew jailed in Honduras

    Sunday, June 8 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-06-08 13:19:52 GMT
    Money continues to pour in to support five men from Tarpon Springs who are jailed in Honduras.
    Money continues to pour in to support five men from Tarpon Springs who are jailed in Honduras.
  • St. Pete PD investigate deadly pedestrian accident

    St. Pete PD investigate deadly pedestrian accident

    Sunday, June 8 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-06-08 13:10:09 GMT
    Police are investigating a deadly accident involving a pedestrian in St. Petersburg.
    Police are investigating a deadly accident involving a pedestrian in St. Petersburg.
  • Rays pay tribute to Don Zimmer

    Rays pay tribute to Don Zimmer

    Saturday, June 7 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-06-07 22:47:34 GMT
    Joe Torre, Tommy Lasorda and Jim Leyland were among the many friends and family members at Tropicana Field on Saturday to celebrate the life of longtime baseball man Don Zimmer. The tribute was held before the Tampa Bay Rays played Seattle.
    Joe Torre, Tommy Lasorda and Jim Leyland were among the many friends and family members at Tropicana Field on Saturday to celebrate the life of longtime baseball man Don Zimmer. The tribute was held before the Tampa Bay Rays played Seattle.
  • Pinellas deputies investigate homicide in Dunedin

    Pinellas deputies investigate homicide in Dunedin

    Saturday, June 7 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-06-07 21:07:03 GMT
    Detectives in Pinellas County are investigating a homicide at a home on Summit Way in Dunedin.
    Detectives in Pinellas County are investigating a homicide at a home on Summit Way in Dunedin.
  • Fla. health dept.: Mosquito-borne illnesses a serious threat

    Fla. health dept.: Mosquito-borne illnesses a serious threat

    Friday, June 6 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-06-06 12:46:21 GMT
    Two mosquito-borne diseases, dengue fever and chikungunya, are posing a serious threat in Florida as they slowly spread through the state.
    Two mosquito-borne diseases, dengue fever and chikungunya, are posing a serious threat in Florida as they slowly spread through the state.
  • Police search for driver in deadly hit & run

    Police search for driver in deadly hit & run

    Thursday, June 5 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-06-05 21:53:13 GMT
    St. Pete police officers are searching for a driver who hit and killed an 81-year-old man late Wednesday night. It happened just after 9 p.m. at 15th Avenue South and 25th Street.
    St. Pete police officers are searching for a driver who hit and killed an 81-year-old man late Wednesday night. It happened just after 9 p.m. at 15th Avenue South and 25th Street.
  • Police looking for violent ATM robber

    Police looking for violent ATM robber

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-06-05 02:18:33 GMT

    The woman was withdrawing money from the ATM when a white male came up to her vehicle and demanded money. When she refused, police say the man struck her and grabbed her purse.

    The woman was withdrawing money from the ATM when a white male came up to her vehicle and demanded money. When she refused, police say the man struck her and grabbed her purse.

  • 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.
  • Pedestrian struck, killed on Gulf-to-Bay Blvd.

    Pedestrian struck, killed on Gulf-to-Bay Blvd.

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-06-04 12:35:05 GMT
    The eastbound lanes of Gulf-to-Bay are currently shut down while crews continue investigating the incident. 
    The eastbound lanes of Gulf-to-Bay are currently shut down while crews continue investigating the incident. 
  • Gandy beachgoers should expect changes

    Gandy beachgoers should expect changes

    Several signs now posted at the beach entrance inform folks of county ordinances: No camping, no alcohol, no ATV's, no dumping, no vendors, and no removal of plants -- just to name a few.
    Several signs now posted at the beach entrance inform folks of county ordinances: No camping, no alcohol, no ATV's, no dumping, no vendors, and no removal of plants -- just to name a few.
  • Son: Carjackers stole my mom's Bible

    Son: Carjackers stole my mom's Bible

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-06-03 23:39:32 GMT

    Pinellas Park Police have arrested a second suspect in a carjacking at a Clearwater hospital Tuesday morning. The son of the victim said the men pointed a gun at her, stole her vehicle and other items inside, including her Bible.

    Pinellas Park Police have arrested a second suspect in a carjacking at a Clearwater hospital Tuesday morning. The son of the victim said the men pointed a gun at her, stole her vehicle and other items inside, including her Bible.

  • Domestic violence shelter breaks ground in St. Pete

    Domestic violence shelter breaks ground in St. Pete

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-06-03 09:48:01 GMT
    Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), an agency that provides lifesaving services for Tampa Bay area residents, will expand with a new shelter in St. Petersburg.
    Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), an agency that provides lifesaving services for Tampa Bay area residents, will expand with a new shelter in St. Petersburg.
  • Tarpon Springs crew jailed in Honduras

    Tarpon Springs crew jailed in Honduras

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-06-03 09:16:29 GMT
    A crew of six men from Tarpon Springs are locked up in a Honduras jail after being accused of smuggling guns. There on a work project, the men deny accusations.
    A crew of six men from Tarpon Springs are locked up in a Honduras jail after being accused of smuggling guns. There on a work project, the men deny accusations.
  • Third suspect arrested in veteran's murder

    Third suspect arrested in veteran's murder

    Monday, June 2 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-06-03 02:39:04 GMT
    There's been a third arrest in the murder of a veteran outside his home in St. Petersburg. Police say Jahrez Walker, 17, acted as the lookout while his buddies tried to steal Floyd Lassiter's car.
    There's been a third arrest in the murder of a veteran outside his home in St. Petersburg. Police say Jahrez Walker, 17, acted as the lookout while his buddies tried to steal Floyd Lassiter's car.
  • Search resumes for missing boater

    Search resumes for missing boater

    Monday, June 2 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-06-02 22:45:59 GMT
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officers resumed their search for a missing boater, 63-year-old Enrique Rodriguez, shortly after 7 a.m. Monday morning. 
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officers resumed their search for a missing boater, 63-year-old Enrique Rodriguez, shortly after 7 a.m. Monday morning. 
  • Police make an arrest in St. Pete homicide

    Police make an arrest in St. Pete homicide

    Monday, June 2 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-06-02 17:15:01 GMT
    Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting in St. Pete.  Lonnie Lee, 34, is charged with second-degree murder.
    Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting in St. Pete.  Lonnie Lee, 34, is charged with second-degree murder.
  • Deputies: Man stabbed 70-year-old grandmother

    Deputies: Man stabbed 70-year-old grandmother

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-06-02 15:37:36 GMT
    It was around midnight this morning when deputies were called to Eula Powless's home on 50th Avenue N. When they arrived, they say they found the 70-year-old suffering from multiple stab wounds.
    It was around midnight this morning when deputies were called to Eula Powless's home on 50th Avenue N. When they arrived, they say they found the 70-year-old suffering from multiple stab wounds.
  • Tarpon Springs grad goes far with musical gift

    Tarpon Springs grad goes far with musical gift

    Monday, June 2 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-06-02 11:52:54 GMT
    The 17-year-old senior from Tarpon Springs High School knew the moment she first heard the sound of the oboe that it was for her. 
    The 17-year-old senior from Tarpon Springs High School knew the moment she first heard the sound of the oboe that it was for her. 
  • Red Sox sweep Rays

    Red Sox sweep Rays

    Sunday, June 1 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-06-02 02:14:51 GMT
    Jon Lester pitched seven shutout innings and Brock Holt drove in two runs with one of his four doubles to lift the Boston Red Sox to their seventh straight win, completing a three-game sweep over the reeling Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.
    Jon Lester pitched seven shutout innings and Brock Holt drove in two runs with one of his four doubles to lift the Boston Red Sox to their seventh straight win, completing a three-game sweep over the reeling Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.
  • 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.
  • Search for missing boater near Egmont Key

    Search for missing boater near Egmont Key

    Sunday, June 1 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-06-01 21:23:39 GMT
    Florida Fish and Wildlife said a group of four men left near Fort de Soto to fish, when their boat capsized.
    Florida Fish and Wildlife said a group of four men left near Fort de Soto to fish, when their boat capsized.
  • Think pink: Sunken Gardens has a flamingo shortage

    Think pink: Sunken Gardens has a flamingo shortage

    Friday, May 30 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-05-31 02:07:47 GMT
    Who knew? After nearly 60 years, St. Petersburg's Sunken Gardens has a flamingo deficiency. Big pink birds, named George and Lucy, are the last of a flock purchased in 1956.
    Who knew? After nearly 60 years, St. Petersburg's Sunken Gardens has a flamingo deficiency. Big pink birds, named George and Lucy, are the last of a flock purchased in 1956.
  • Olympians shine in AVP's return to St. Pete

    Olympians shine in AVP's return to St. Pete

    Friday, May 30 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-05-30 22:59:54 GMT
    The St. Pete Open features 16 men's teams and 16 women's teams, competing for a share of $150,000 in prize money. Olympians like three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and her partner, 2012 Olympic silver medalist April Ross, will compete.
    The St. Pete Open features 16 men's teams and 16 women's teams, competing for a share of $150,000 in prize money. Olympians like three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and her partner, 2012 Olympic silver medalist April Ross, will compete.
  • Second suspect arrested in death of Army veteran

    Second suspect arrested in death of Army veteran

    Friday, May 30 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-05-30 17:26:52 GMT
    St. Pete Police say they’ve arrested the second suspect wanted in the recent murder of 20-year Army veteran, Floyd Lassiter.
    St. Pete Police say they’ve arrested the second suspect wanted in the recent murder of 20-year Army veteran, Floyd Lassiter.
  • Girls claim Pinellas man molested them

    Girls claim Pinellas man molested them

    Friday, May 30 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-05-30 13:59:57 GMT
    A Palm Harbor man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing two girls as young as 5.
    A Palm Harbor man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing two girls as young as 5.
  • What your car is recording about you

    What your car is recording about you

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-05-28 21:54:45 GMT
    Clearwater police say technology is helping them making their case against the man who's suspected of causing that deadly crash on Gulf to Bay Boulevard last week. Police say the info from the vehicle's "black box" shows Julious Johnson was going 70mph when he ran a red light.
    Clearwater police say technology is helping them making their case against the man who's suspected of causing that deadly crash on Gulf to Bay Boulevard last week. Police say the info from the vehicle's "black box" shows Julious Johnson was going 70mph when he ran a red light.
  • 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.
  • Rays get shutout by Angels

    Rays get shutout by Angels

    Sunday, May 18 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-05-18 10:48:25 GMT
     Another shutout for the Tampa Bay Rays... but this time, they were on the losing end.
     Another shutout for the Tampa Bay Rays... but this time, they were on the losing end.
  • 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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