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Friday, Jul 31, 2015

St. Petersburg Tribune

Men rescued after small boat capsizes in high winds near Skyway

Four men were rescued near the Sunshine Skyway this afternoon after their small boat capsized, about the same time before the bridge was closed to high-profile vehicles due to gusty winds.
Updated: 2 minutes ago

Pinellas motorcyclist, 51, killed in collision on I-4 in Plant City

A Pinellas County man was killed early Friday after his motorcycle clipped the rear of a car, overturned and hit a concrete barrier on Interstate 4 in Plant City, troopers said.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Allegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel

Allegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel

Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel.
Published: 07/30/15

Pinellas set to adopt law controlling wage theft

CLEARWATER — Pinellas County commissioners are ready to follow the city of St. Petersburg in helping workers recover unpaid wages from their employers.
Published: 07/30/15
Authorities search Clearwater house where missing woman lived

Authorities search Clearwater house where missing woman lived

CLEARWATER — Investigators this week have been searching a residential property, looking for the body of a woman last seen there in December 2013.
Published: 07/30/15
Clearwater man arrested on child porn charges

Clearwater man arrested on child porn charges

A Clearwater man is facing 10 counts of child pornography after he was arrested today, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/30/15
Hulk Hogan sex-tape case gets March 2016 trial date

Hulk Hogan sex-tape case gets March 2016 trial date

A Florida judge on Thursday set a trial date of March 2016 for a lawsuit brought by Hulk Hogan - the biggest name on pro wrestling marquees in the ‘80s and ‘90s and later a reality TV star - against the news website Gawker over a sex ta...
Published: 07/30/15
Largo man faces murder charge in death of infant daughter

Largo man faces murder charge in death of infant daughter

CLEARWATER — A Largo man is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of his 8-week-old daughter after investigators said he became frustrated with the infant and suffocated her.
Published: 07/29/15
Hung jury in 2013 Clearwater death; retrial to begin in Aug.

Hung jury in 2013 Clearwater death; retrial to begin in Aug.

CLEARWATER — Jurors on Tuesday were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a St. Petersburg man who was charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, faced a possible death sentence.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15

Man shot in leg during fight at Pinellas Park basketball court

Police in Pinellas Park are searching for a suspect who shot a man in the leg during a fight at the basketball court at Sparkle Lake Park, 501 84th Ave. N., on Tuesday night.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15