Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

St. Pete a big winner at Firestone Grand Prix

St. Pete a big winner at Firestone Grand Prix

ST. PETERSBURG - Keith Alexander has taken his family to Daytona International Speedway and other races around the country, but none of them compare to the thrill of watching IndyCars scream by as they weave tight downtown street corners along the wa...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Man rescued from water beneath St. Pete Pier

Man rescued from water beneath St. Pete Pier

A man was rescued after he was found clinging to a piling under the St. Petersburg Pier this afternoon.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Inmate now fifth person charged in Clearwater man’s death

Inmate now fifth person charged in Clearwater man’s death

CLEARWATER — A woman serving a state prison sentence has become the fifth person charged in the slaying of an 82-year-old man, police said.
Updated: 12 hours ago
St. Pete woman dies after car rear-ends PSTA bus

St. Pete woman dies after car rear-ends PSTA bus

A 54-year-old woman died Friday morning after she had a medical emergency and lost control of her car, which rear-ended a stopped Pinellas County transit bus, investigators said.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Kanaan looking for elusive win in St. Pete grand prix

Kanaan looking for elusive win in St. Pete grand prix

Cars begin hitting the downtown streets today for the three-day event. Among the drivers hoping to start the IndyCar season right is Tony Kanaan, who is still looking for a win at St. Pete after 10 tries.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Corps of Engineers seeks $38.6 million to fight Egmont Key erosion

Corps of Engineers seeks $38.6 million to fight Egmont Key erosion

EGMONT KEY — The island is a little larger than it was a year ago.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Grand Prix of St. Petersburg at a glance

Grand Prix of St. Petersburg at a glance

WHAT: 11th annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg; IndyCar Series season opener
Updated: 21 hours ago

St. Pete moves forward with law targeting wage theft

ST. PETERSBURG — After offering a few minor tweaks, city council members agreed Thursday to push ahead with an ordinance designed to protect workers who are cheated out of wages.
Published: 03/26/15

Woman critical after St. Pete town house fire

A woman is in critical condition after she was found inside a burning town house this evening, St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue said.
Published: 03/26/15

Blast Friday concert in Clearwater moved indoors

Due to expected weather conditions, the Blast Friday concert with John Cafferty has moved indoors to Ruth Eckerd Hall.
Published: 03/26/15