Sunday, Feb 01, 2015

St. Petersburg police: Man stabbed over wallet, medication

A St. Petersburg man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and another man was taken to jail, accused of stabbing him multiple times early Sunday morning, police said.
Updated: 19 mins ago

Suspect sought in Clearwater shooting

Pinellas County detectives are investigating a shooting near 710 Smith Street in Clearwater, just west of the railroad tracks, the sheriff’s office said.
Updated: 34 mins ago
St. Pete chief’s walk-talk patrols building community goodwill

St. Pete chief’s walk-talk patrols building community goodwill

ST. PETERSBURG — Beneath the glow of fluorescent lights in the Gibbs High School cafeteria, Police Chief Anthony Holloway tells his mostly black audience about the importance of communication and trust between officers and the city’s mi...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Festival draws art fans to St. Pete waterfront

Festival draws art fans to St. Pete waterfront

ST. PETERSBURG — At this weekend’s waterfront arts festival, there are enormous globes of colorful glass and hazy seascapes painted on big canvasses. But none of the work on display draws as many stares and selfies as the giant steel sc...
Updated: 16 hours ago

Backers speak up for St. Pete’s African American museum

ST. PETERSBURG — A line of people joined hands in front of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum on Saturday, singing in protest of a recent decision to sell a place that has come to symbolize the history of the city’s Midto...
Updated: 16 hours ago
Victims of 1980 Skyway disaster to be memorialized

Victims of 1980 Skyway disaster to be memorialized

A St. Petersburg man is working to create a memorial for the 35 people who died in the Sunshine Skyway bridge disaster of 1980, when a barge hit the main span in a thunderstorm.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Palm Harbor man, struck by SUV, accused of assaulting deputy

Palm Harbor man, struck by SUV, accused of assaulting deputy

A Palm Harbor man faces multiple charges after he was accused of assaulting a Pinellas County deputy who was attempting to assist him when he was struck by an SUV early this morning.
Published: 01/31/15
Commissioner Manfred: Rays can succeed with ‘right facility’

Commissioner Manfred: Rays can succeed with ‘right facility’

New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he shares Stuart Sternberg’s vision for Major League Baseball in Tampa Bay and believes a team can thrive in the area providing it has a proper venue.
Published: 01/30/15
Updated: 01/31/15

St. Pete Beach leaders, residents tentatively settle growth dispute

ST. PETE BEACH — This city on Friday took a big step toward ending a legal battle that has stymied most development activity here for more than a decade.
Published: 01/30/15

Police: Car thefts increasing in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — City police are reminding people to lock their car doors because vehicle thefts and burglaries are on the rise.
Published: 01/30/15