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Sunday, Oct 19, 2014


Voters must wade through myths around Greenlight

Voters must wade through myths around Greenlight

ST. PETERSBURG — Separating myth from reality has been no easy task in the fierce war of words over the Greenlight Pinellas mass transit plan that goes before voters on Nov. 4.
Published: 10/11/14

Part of Franklin Street in downtown Tampa closed

The southbound lanes of Franklin Street will be closed between Whiting and Brorein streets in downtown Tampa for a few days while crews look for a possible break in a water line.
Published: 10/10/14

Holiday man, 23, killed in crash with semi

A 23-year-old man was killed early Friday when his car and a tractor-trailer collided on Grand Boulevard in Holiday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 10/10/14

WB lanes of Morris Bridge Road open after crash involving a deputy

All lanes of Morris Bridge Road have reopened after a Tampa crash involving a deputy.
Published: 10/10/14

Deputies: Driver has medical episode before Safety Harbor crash

A 75-year-old Oldsmar man suffered an apparent serious medical episode this morning before driving off the road and into a street sign in Safety Harbor, the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office said.
Published: 10/09/14

Wrong-way driver killed in August wreck was drunk, on cocaine

A wrong-way driver killed in a crash on Interstate 275 in August was drunk and had cocaine in his system, according to toxicology test results released Tuesday.
Published: 10/08/14

Broken water main closes road on 22nd St. near Middleton High

North 22nd Street is closed in both directions between East Osborne Avenue and East Chelsea Street in east Tampa as Tampa Water Department crews repair a broken water main.
Published: 10/07/14
Updated: 10/08/14
Two rescued after plane crashes in water off Davis Islands

Two rescued after plane crashes in water off Davis Islands

TAMPA — Two anglers fished a pilot and his passenger out of Hillsborough Bay a few miles south of Davis Islands on Monday morning after the airplane’s landing gear nicked the surface of the water and the plane flipped.
Published: 10/06/14

East Lake student, 15, struck by hit-and-run driver

A 15-year-old student at East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs was seriously injured this morning after being struck in a hit-and-run driver.
Published: 10/06/14
Greenlight Pinellas’ bus element could have greatest impact

Greenlight Pinellas’ bus element could have greatest impact

ST. PETERSBURG — Long before the first piece of light-rail track is laid, the number of buses jostling for space on Pinellas County streets is set to soar if the Greenlight Pinellas referendum is approved by voters. ...
Published: 10/05/14