Friday, May 22, 2015

Clearwater adds app as parking meter option

Clearwater adds app as parking meter option

CLEARWATER — Visitors soon won’t need to scour beneath their seats for quarters when parking downtown or at the beach if they have a smartphone.
Published: 05/16/15
Updated: 05/17/15
Vehicles collide, then crash into homes in Clearwater

Vehicles collide, then crash into homes in Clearwater

A car that witnesses said was speeding rear-ended a slowing SUV, and the impact sent both vehicles crashing into houses Saturday evening, Clearwater police said.
Published: 05/16/15

Man pulled from Intracoastal in Clearwater dies

A man was pronounced dead Saturday after he was pulled from the Intracoastal Waterway, Clearwater police said.
Published: 05/16/15
Paddleboarders rendezvous off Pinellas coast

Paddleboarders rendezvous off Pinellas coast

A legion of paddleboard enthusiasts took to the Gulf of Mexico off Madeira Beach’s Archibald Park on Saturday morning for Florida Cup 2015.
Published: 05/16/15
Shorecrest valedictorian gets scholar nod from Obama

Shorecrest valedictorian gets scholar nod from Obama

ST. PETERSBURG — Jackson Willis is not your average 18-year-old.
Published: 05/16/15
COLUMN

Ballparks are not development machines

While speaking to the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce the other day, Tampa Bay Rays President Brian Auld made a case for a new ballpark that is used by every team when trying to justify the need for a new facility: economic development.
Published: 05/16/15

Fourth trial results in murder conviction in 2011 St. Pete case

CLEARWATER — After facing trial for first-degree murder four times in the shooting death of a St. Petersburg man, Dwayne Bailey was found guilty of the charge and sentenced to life in prison.
Published: 05/16/15

Man gets life in prison for 2013 Pinellas slaying

CLEARWATER - A man charged with killing his 75-year-old neighbor in a Lealman-area mobile home park was found guilty Thursday and was sentenced to life.
Published: 05/16/15
St. Pete refuge for troubled women more than doubling capacity

St. Pete refuge for troubled women more than doubling capacity

ST. PETERSBURG – Monica Smith showed up at the St. Petersburg Free Clinic’s Women’s Residence with plenty of baggage.
Published: 05/15/15
Updated: 05/16/15
Proposal to get better counts of Gulf red snapper makes headway

Proposal to get better counts of Gulf red snapper makes headway

A $10 million budget proposal by U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Indian Shores, directs the federal fisheries service to award funds to everyone from commercial fishing operations to marine science laboratories for projects that collect data on fish populations.
Published: 05/15/15
Updated: 05/16/15