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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Small plane goes down at Vinoy Park in St. Pete
Three men and a teenage girl were injured after their small plane, traveling from Tallahassee to Albert Whitted Airport, made an emergency crash landing at Vinoy Park.
A St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport spokeswoman attributed the growth in passengers to more flights by its largest airline, Allegiant, which added nonstop service to Cincinnati earlier this year.
St. Pete-Clearwater sees 22% growth in air passengers
''The Big Lebowski,'' above, will screen with ''Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'' as part of a cult classics double feature at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. TRIBUNE FILE
Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton
People line up to try the food served up by restaurants in downtown Dunedin as part of the Downtown Dunedin Merchant Association´s Taste of Dunedin, which is serving as the Kick-Off Party to the second annual Dunedin Restaurant Week. JIM REED/STAFF
Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week
St. Pete-Clearwater sees 22% growth in air passengers

St. Pete-Clearwater sees 22% growth in air passengers

ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport served 22 percent more passengers in August compared to the same month last year. The airport is also seeing a 22 percent increase in passenger growth for the year so far....
Updated: 6 hours ago
Small plane crashes at St. Pete’s Vinoy Park

Small plane crashes at St. Pete’s Vinoy Park Video

ST. PETERSBURG — Charlotte Hernandez was three miles into her morning run along Vinoy Park when a low-flying plane caught her attention.
Updated: 14 hours ago

St. Petersburg College event will examine role money has had on elections

SEMINOLE — Nearly five years after the U.S. Supreme Court deemed it legal for corporations and unions to spend limitless amounts of cash to help influence elections, the airwaves are awash in nasty attack ads.
Updated: 14 hours ago
State prosecutors vow new trial in Tarpon Springs killing after hung jury

State prosecutors vow new trial in Tarpon Springs killing after hung jury

CLEARWATER — State prosecutors aren’t ready to throw in the towel in a first-degree murder case that ended in a mistrial.
Updated: 14 hours ago

St. Pete NAACP branch ordered to cease operations

ST. PETERSBURG — Local NAACP President Manuel Sykes is preparing to fight state leaders after they ordered the St. Petersburg branch to cease operations citing concerns about how the group is run.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton

Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton

The Capitol Theatre is trading ‘70s classics for cult films from the ‘80s and ‘90s and selections from some of the most beloved directors in Hollywood history for its next two film series....
Updated: 19 hours ago

Detectives: Security cameras spot suspect stealing security cameras in St. Pete Video

Pinellas County sheriff’s detectives are searching for a grand theft shoplifting suspect they say was captured on security video walking out of a St. Petersburg Wal-Mart with a pair of security camera kits.
Published: 09/15/14
Pinellas charter school Plato Academy builds on success

Pinellas charter school Plato Academy builds on success

Plato Academy started out like many charter schools: broke, failing and struggling to keep students in the classroom. Yet with the dedication of one concerned father, the school now operates at six locations, with six more planned across the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 09/15/14
Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

DUNEDIN — Gray clouds and a light sprinkle didn’t deter hundreds of hungry festivalgoers from standing outside Pensare Italian Bistro and Wine Bar Sunday afternoon, anxious to cast their votes in the fourth annual Taste of Dunedin. ...
Published: 09/14/14

Candidates target Duke billing

ST. PETERSBURG — If the protests and strongly worded letters are any indication, the public isn’t happy with Duke Energy.
Published: 09/14/14