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‘Park and Walk’ patrols aim                    to connect police, residents

‘Park and Walk’ patrols aim to connect police, residents

St. Petersburg police officers are getting out of their cars and walking the streets in an effort to build a better relationship with residents.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Kitt racketeering case focuses on sex trade

Kitt racketeering case focuses on sex trade

CLEARWATER — Peter Kitt reeled in vulnerable women by being nice, learning their weaknesses and promising to take care of them. But after a while, state prosecutors said, the real Kitt started to show.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses Video

WASHINGTON – Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned today in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. ...
Updated: 16 hours ago

Afghan soldiers who fled to Canada say they can’t go home

BATAVIA, N.Y. — Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said today they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of their own g...
Updated: 17 hours ago

Tallahassee officer on leave after using stun gun on woman Video

TALLAHASSEE – A Florida police officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation after he fired a stun gun into a 61-year-old woman’s back during an arrest in a Tallahassee neighborhood.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Wrong-way driver arrested on Veterans Expressway

Wrong-way driver arrested on Veterans Expressway

TAMPA — Yet another driver was charged with DUI early Wednesday after driving the wrong way on a Hillsborough County highway.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Hot Reads: Bucs QB McCown not able to throw yet

Hot Reads: Bucs QB McCown not able to throw yet

Bucs QB Josh McCown continues to recover from an injury to his right throwing thumb, but isn’t ready to reclaim his starter’s job.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Deputies: Man stole security cams from St. Pete Walmart

A man who last month stole two security camera kits from a St. Petersburg Walmart was arrested on Wednesday, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Steinbrenner apologizes to Yankee fans for missing playoffs

NEW YORK — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized today for his team’s failure to make the playoffs for a second straight year and said New York is talking with general manager Brian Cashman about a new contract.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Dunn convicted of murder in killing over loud music

Dunn convicted of murder in killing over loud music Video

JACKSONVILLE – A Florida man who opened fire on a carload of black teenagers in an argument over their loud “thug” music was convicted today of first-degree murder.
Updated: 19 hours ago