Friday, Nov 28, 2014

How many skip jury duty in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough?
Though some summoned jurors skip out on their duties, tracking down local violators and holding them in contempt of court hasn’t been a high priority.
Pup recruits train to be K-9 officers
Pinellas County deputies say this man robbed the Suntrust Bank, 3500 Tampa Road in Oldsmar, on Nov. 18.
Suspect arrested in Oldsmar bank robbery
Pinellas judge gives teenage killer chance of parole

Some potential jurors bail on serving in local courts

ST. PETERSBURG — Though some summoned jurors skip out on their duties, tracking down local violators and holding them in contempt of court hasn’t been a high priority. Most residents show up to serve — even if begrudgingly....
Updated: 4 hours ago
Police: Drunk driver going 100 mph kills two in St. Pete crash

Police: Drunk driver going 100 mph kills two in St. Pete crash

A drunk driver fleeing a Thanksgiving afternoon crash faster than 100 mph struck another car moments later, killing the driver and passenger, St. Petersburg police said.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Deputies arrest suspect in Oldsmar bank robbery

A man charged with the Nov. 18 robbery of a Suntrust Bank in Pinellas County was arrested in Hillsborough County today, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Pup recruits train to be K-9 officers

Pup recruits train to be K-9 officers

ST. PETERSBURG — Before becoming St. Petersburg’s newest K-9 officer, a 1-year-old German shepherd pup has a lot of learning to do.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Clearwater cyclist seriously injured in Dunedin crash

A 59-year-old Clearwater woman was hospitalized with serious injuries Wednesday after a collision with a car in Dunedin, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Suspect arrested in Oldsmar bank robbery

Suspect arrested in Oldsmar bank robbery

Hillsborough County deputies have arrested the suspect in a bank robbery last week in Oldsmar.
Published: 11/27/14
Law enforcement beefs up to protect Black Friday shoppers

Law enforcement beefs up to protect Black Friday shoppers

ST. PETERSBURG — Local law enforcement officials are reminding Black Friday deal-seekers to keep their wallets close and be careful where they put shopping bags in their cars before heading back into the frenzy.
Published: 11/26/14
Updated: 11/27/14
Givers, receivers of holiday turkeys offer gratitude

Givers, receivers of holiday turkeys offer gratitude

ST. PETERSBURG – Just about 1,000 households in the city will celebrate Thanksgiving with free turkeys they probably could not have bought themselves.
Published: 11/26/14
‘Christmas Carol’ goes musical at freeFall Theatre

‘Christmas Carol’ goes musical at freeFall Theatre

In what has become a holiday tradition, the freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg offers its fourth annual production of a musical version of the classic Charles Dickens’ Christmas story.
Published: 11/21/14
Updated: 11/26/14
See works of Rauschenberg, Rosenquist in St. Pete

See works of Rauschenberg, Rosenquist in St. Pete

Two rock stars of 20th century American art are in the spotlight in the Museum of Fine Arts' small, smart exhibition of prints.
Published: 11/26/14