Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

St. Petersburg Tribune

Uber driver shoots passenger who was choking him, Clearwater police say

An Uber driver who was being choked by a passenger shot him in the foot Sunday in Clearwater Beach, police said.
Updated: 26 minutes ago
Pinellas sees meth activity nearly double in 2015

Pinellas sees meth activity nearly double in 2015

ST. PETERSBURG — An overdose during the weekend and the discovery of a mobile home lab showcase a resurgent crime problem in Pinellas County: Methamphetamine activity, by one measure, has nearly doubled in the past six months.
Published: 06/29/15
Curbside recycling finally gets off the ground in St. Pete

Curbside recycling finally gets off the ground in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG – Mayor Rick Kriseman, flanked by city staff and officials, stood on the front lawn of a home in the Old Southeast neighborhood Monday morning, watching and waiting.
Published: 06/29/15

St. Pete standoff ends when armed woman surrenders, police say

A four-hour standoff in St. Petersburg ended peacefully early Monday when a woman who had barricaded herself inside a home with a gun surrendered peacefully, police said.
Published: 06/29/15

Crews battling fire at Largo apartment complex

Firefighters are at the scene of an apartment fire in Largo.
Published: 06/29/15
3 arrested after meth lab found in Palm Harbor, deputies say

3 arrested after meth lab found in Palm Harbor, deputies say

Deputies uncovered a meth lab in Palm Harbor, arresting three people, on Saturday after finding an overdose victim at an intersection , authorities said.
Published: 06/28/15
Tax district could improve fortunes of small Pinellas community

Tax district could improve fortunes of small Pinellas community

CLEARWATER – The redevelopment hopes in the aging and neglected Lealman neighborhood have nothing to do with high-rise condominiums, art museums or waterfront attractions.
Published: 06/28/15
Mother stabs son during argument in St. Pete, police say

Mother stabs son during argument in St. Pete, police say

A 58-year-old woman faces attempted murder charges after police say she stabbed her son multiple times during an argument Saturday in St. Petersburg.
Published: 06/28/15
From racing to Rays? Dog tracks eyed as stadium sites

From racing to Rays? Dog tracks eyed as stadium sites

Sitting on the Pinellas County side of the Gandy Bridge, with 130 acres and plenty of parking, the Derby Lane greyhound track just might be an ideal spot for a new baseball stadium the Tampa Bay Rays are seeking.
Published: 06/28/15

Police say St. Pete woman stabbed son

A St. Petersburg woman stabbed her son Saturday evening, police said.
Published: 06/27/15