Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

Tribune Pinellas Athletes of the Week: March 21-26.

Tribune Pinellas Athletes of the Week: March 21-26.

PINELLAS COUNTY
Updated: 2 hours ago

Homeless man guilty of killing Pinellas housemate, setting fire as cover

CLEARWATER — A homeless man accused of killing an elderly man and lighting his home on fire in order to cover it up was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Handyman arrested in May 2014 slaying of Tarpon Springs doctor

Handyman arrested in May 2014 slaying of Tarpon Springs doctor

TARPON SPRINGS — Almost one year after someone killed prominent Tarpon Springs doctor Steven Schwartz at his waterfront mansion, police on Wednesday announced they have arrested his handyman.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Group considering St. Pete pier designs will meet April 23

Group considering St. Pete pier designs will meet April 23

ST. PETERSBURG – The committee charged with recommending a new pier design for the city will meet on April 23 to try again to rank a No. 1 proposal.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Suspect arrested in series of St. Pete armed robberies

Suspect arrested in series of St. Pete armed robberies

St. Petersburg police say they have arrested a suspect in a series of armed robberies of gas stations.
Updated: 5 hours ago

St. Pete police officer suspended for coming to work drunk

ST. PETERSBURG — A city police officer has been suspended for 160 hours for coming to work drunk.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Group wants to raise $60,000 to restore Sunken Gardens flamingo flock

Group wants to raise $60,000 to restore Sunken Gardens flamingo flock

ST. PETERSBURG — It has come down to Lucy and George.
Updated: 21 hours ago
St. Pete’s waterfront plan addresses miles-long stretch

St. Pete’s waterfront plan addresses miles-long stretch

ST. PETERSBURG — The final draft of the plan that will shape and guide the future development of the city’s downtown waterfront will be on public display Wednesday and Thursday.
Updated: 11 hours ago
$15 wage campaign recruits at USF for April 15 rally

$15 wage campaign recruits at USF for April 15 rally

TAMPA — All he wanted Tuesday morning was a bagel and an hour to relax between his classes and shifts at two minimum-wage jobs, but University of South Florida student Casey Hamilton left campus with a new mission.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Missing 90-year-old Pinellas man found

A missing 90-year-old Pinellas County man has been located in Levy County, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 12 hours ago