Monday, Mar 02, 2015

Judge pushes the envelope with Ironman

Judge pushes the envelope with Ironman

CLEARWATER — Cynthia Newton remembers exactly when she decided she never would compete in an Ironman.
Updated: 2 hours ago
6 months in, St. Pete’s police chief making strides

6 months in, St. Pete’s police chief making strides

ST. PETERSBURG — Stepping into his new role as this city’s police chief six months ago, Anthony Holloway wasn’t sure what to expect.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Clearwater ticket a winner of Fantasy 5 jackpot

TALLAHASSEE — One “Fantasy 5” player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $272,984.14.
Published: 03/01/15

Pinellas looks for help from MPO to buy public buses

CLEARWATER — With an ongoing need to replace buses, and fewer ways to pay for them, Pinellas County transportation officials are hunting for partners to help buy the vehicles they need to serve a growing number of riders....
Published: 03/01/15
Troopers seek suspect who fled Pinellas crash that injured five

Troopers seek suspect who fled Pinellas crash that injured five

Authorities are searching for a man who fled the scene of a crash that seriously injured five people Saturday morning on U.S. 19 near Dunedin.
Published: 03/01/15
Sun may be setting on Caddy’s on the Beach

Sun may be setting on Caddy’s on the Beach

Beach bums and retired bankers once had a half-dozen bars right on the sand on the south end of this island where they could drink and watch the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico.
Published: 03/01/15
Arts Xchange soon will take shape in south St. Pete

Arts Xchange soon will take shape in south St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — From the street, this collection of old warehouses looks like a sprawling hodgepodge of concrete, overgrown shrubs and rusting metal.
Published: 02/28/15
Owner wants to restore building damaged in St. Pete cave-in

Owner wants to restore building damaged in St. Pete cave-in

ST. PETERSBURG — A storefront along Central Avenue that partially collapsed after a leaking water main washed out the ground beneath it likely will be repaired rather than demolished, city officials said Friday.
Published: 02/27/15
Updated: 02/28/15
Five arrested after meth lab found in St. Petersburg

Five arrested after meth lab found in St. Petersburg

Several people were arrested today after deputies found an active meth lab at a house in St. Petersburg.
Published: 02/27/15

Driver in 2011 Pinellas crash that killed two sentenced to 30 years

CLEARWATER — A man responsible for two deaths on Christmas Day 2011 was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison and 10 years probation.
Published: 02/27/15