Sunday, May 24, 2015

Palm Harbor man killed in swamp buggy crash at mud park

PUNTA GORDA — A Palm Harbor man was killed and his passenger was injured when his all-terrain vehicle collided with two swamp buggies at a southwest Florida mud park.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Vintage Volkswagen bus rentals give road trippers a flashback

Vintage Volkswagen bus rentals give road trippers a flashback

PINELLAS PARK — Getting behind the wheel of a vintage 1978 Volkswagen bus for a long jaunt along Florida’s coastal highways can put even the most stressed-out tourist in a different frame of mind.
Updated: 10 hours ago
St. Petersburg man charged in crash that killed young woman

St. Petersburg man charged in crash that killed young woman

A St. Petersburg man is charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide after an early morning crash that killed a 22-year-old woman.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Tampa gay film festival moving to St. Pete

Tampa gay film festival moving to St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — For the first time in its 25-year history, the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will not be held at Tampa Theatre.
Updated: 10 hours ago

St. Pete police investigating fatal shooting on I-275 ramp

Police in St. Petersburg are investigating an overnight shooting that left a man dead on an Interstate 275 exit ramp.
Published: 05/24/15

Residential project planned for Dunedin

DUNEDIN — An agreement being forged between the city and developers is the third attempt to build on a prime piece of real estate at downtown’s eastern edge.
Published: 05/23/15
Alcoholic drinks on beaches: Where’s line in the sand?

Alcoholic drinks on beaches: Where’s line in the sand?

ST. PETE BEACH — Drinking alcohol on the sand is illegal on this beach that is rated as one of the top family-friendly vacations in Florida.
Published: 05/23/15
COLUMN

Take time to honor America’s ‘Greatest Generation’

Last Tuesday, an Honor Flight with 80 veterans — 57 World War II, 20 Korean War and three Vietnam War — took off from St. Pete-Clearwater Airport for Washington, D.C. on a charter flight, courtesy of Allegiant Airlines, to visit war mem...
Published: 05/23/15
Family says teen killed after shooting officer hid his demons

Family says teen killed after shooting officer hid his demons

ST. PETERSBURG — Diana Goodner still finds her son’s socks, crusty with sand and muck from afternoons spent fishing, all over the house. She picks up bobbers, hooks and sinkers littering the carpet in the living room, where he would &#x...
Published: 05/23/15
St. Pete, Rays may cooperate on study of Trop site

St. Pete, Rays may cooperate on study of Trop site

ST. PETERSBURG — In another attempt to end the deadlock over Tropicana Field, city leaders and the Tampa Bay Rays want to partner in a study on how the Trop site could be redeveloped without a baseball stadium.
Published: 05/22/15
Updated: 05/23/15