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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Former bookkeeper accused of embezzling $292,000
Mary Buffano is accused of stealing more than $292,000 from Frenchy's restaurants, where she worked as a bookkeeper. Police say they found $48,000 in cash at her home.
Bonita Copeland, far left, the mother of Leshawn Williams, stands with Schenique Harris, Coach Jeremy Srioud and Tampa Bay Buccaneer Leonard Johnson to pose for a photograph with Williams. Williams suffered an injury to his right leg Friday during Northeast's game against Clearwater High School. Due to blood clots the leg had to be amputated. ANITA GERHART
Support, donations flow in for amputee football player
Christopher Roberson (File photo)
Man charged with 2012 St. Petersburg murder
JUMP MAIN -- Patti Ustas from Pinellas Park  participates during a protest against Duke Energy at Williams Park in St. Petersburg, FL on October 29th,  2014.  LUKE JOHNSON/ STAFF
Protesters skewer Duke Energy over rates, billing, politics, policies
Pinellas reviews ways to keep its schools safe

Pinellas reviews ways to keep its schools safe

Only days after a high school student opened fire on classmates in a Seattle school, Pinellas County public school officials analyzed their own procedures for keeping students safe.
Published: 10/28/14
Updated: 10/29/14
Money from BP fine pays for research into health of gulf

Money from BP fine pays for research into health of gulf

MADEIRA BEACH — The oil gusher that wreaked environmental and economic havoc on the Gulf Coast in 2010 may be only a memory to most, but researchers still are studying its impacts with the help of money from fines from the companies that cause...
Published: 10/29/14

Oldsmar man dies after Oct. 9 auto crash

The driver of a vehicle who suffered a medical condition while driving and crashed into roadway equipment and signs in Safety Harbor earlier this month has died, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 10/28/14

Kriseman replaces arts director in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — Less than one week after the city council took steps to boost what they saw as anemic arts funding, Mayor Rick Kriseman has appointed a new arts czar
Published: 10/28/14

St. Pete Trader Joe’s to open in February

ST. PETERSBURG - Shoppers anxiously awaiting the opening of the city’s first Trader Joe’s grocery store can mark their calendars for Feb. 13.
Published: 10/28/14
St. Pete man, just out of prison, accused in wife’s death

St. Pete man, just out of prison, accused in wife’s death

ST. PETERSBURG — Barbara Warren, 57, was described by a neighbor as a good, church-going woman.
Published: 10/28/14
St. Pete couple charged with trafficking cocaine

St. Pete couple charged with trafficking cocaine Video

St. Petersburg police say an undercover investigation led to the arrest a couple at the top of a local drug-dealing operation, and the seizure of cocaine, pills, guns and cash this morning.
Published: 10/28/14

Two suffer minor injuries in rollover crash on Howard Frankland

Two drivers suffered minor injuries in a rear-end crash that caused an SUV to overturn on the Howard Frankland Bridge this morning, tying up traffic on the northbound span.
Published: 10/28/14
Parking fight could change rules for downtown St. Petersburg

Parking fight could change rules for downtown St. Petersburg

Officials told parking enforcement officers it's business as usual and to continue ticketing drivers who overstay their two-hour window.
Published: 10/27/14
Updated: 10/28/14
St. Petersburg school district putting skin in summer internship game

St. Petersburg school district putting skin in summer internship game

Two programs will offer high school and adult education students the opportunity to intern.
Published: 10/27/14