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Police agencies launch app to get anonymous tips

Police agencies launch app to get anonymous tips

See someone acting suspiciously or drinking underage? Want to report someone who parked illegally? Pick up your smart phone.
Updated: 3 hours ago
State District 67 race wide open

State District 67 race wide open

CLEARWATER — Given Florida’s profusion of legislative districts that routinely lean Republican or Democratic, Pinellas County has a number considered to be toss-ups.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Residents will get a say on Pier’s new design

Residents will get a say on Pier’s new design

ST. PETERSBURG — As the eight teams shortlisted to submit designs for The Pier hone their ideas, city officials are finalizing how they will choose a winning design they hope the public will get behind.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bulls Notes: Another record for Davis

Bulls Notes: Another record for Davis

CINCINNATI — University of South Florida senior WR Andre Davis needed two catches Friday night against Cincinnati to etch his name into the Bulls’ record book in yet another category. He now is the Bulls’ all-time leader for care...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Dispute delays old YMCA building’s rescue

Dispute delays old YMCA building’s rescue

ST. PETERSBURG — A legal dispute about who gets to buy and restore the historic downtown YMCA may be prolonged while its first buyer waits for a ruling on an appeal.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Drouin scores first career goal in Bolts win over Winnipeg

Drouin scores first career goal in Bolts win over Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Amidst some of the ugliness and disarray on display Friday was beauty and grace.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Top school retiree up for rehire

Top school retiree up for rehire

TAMPA — A top Hillsborough County school district official who retired in August from a 40-year career could soon return to his post, this time as a contract worker making nearly $200,000 in pension and salary.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Prep football scoreboard

Prep football scoreboard

The teams are taking the field again for Friday night action. Follow local high-school scores with us here!
Updated: 4 hours ago

Children ejected from vehicle in Hillsborough collision

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue worked a head-on collision in Gibsonton on Friday night where three children who were unrestrained were ejected from a vehicle, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Mistrial declared in rapping defendant’s murder trial

CLEARWATER — If Johnny Cash can sing about shooting a man in Reno, Eddie Walker can rap about snitches deserving to die. That’s what a defense attorney argued in Walker’s first-degree murder trial before a hung jury Friday night ...
Updated: 4 hours ago