St. Petersburg Tribune
Headed to the beach for the Fourth of July weekend? You’re not alone. Good luck steering clear of the tourist traps; and remember, there are delicious dining options at every price point in close proximity to the sand.
ST. PETERSBURG — With vehicle thefts and burglaries spiking, police are reminding people to lock their car doors and hide valuables.
An Allegiant Air flight had to turn around and return to St. Pete-Clearwater Airport after takeoff on Wednesday, the latest in a string of problems affecting the airline in recent days.
A Clearwater man with a history of mental illness is in custody after a 12-hour standoff Wednesday with Clearwater police and Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies.
St. Petersburg police and the Florida Division of the Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco raided a business today where they suspected drugs were being sold out of a back room, authorities said.
St. Petersburg police arrested 13 men on prostitution charges during an undercover sting Tuesday, authorities said.
The property tax problem is one of many as debt-ridden Greece totters on the edge of financial crisis. Jobs are scarce, prices are rising, credit has dried up, and many people no longer can afford to pay their bills, said Hatzina and others who live and work in Tarpon Springs’ Greek community.
TALLAHASSEE — A “Fantasy 5” ticket worth $100,509.28 was purchased in Dunedin, lottery officials said Tuesday.
An Uber driver who was being choked by a passenger shot him in the foot Sunday in Clearwater Beach, police said.
ST. PETERSBURG — An overdose during the weekend and the discovery of a mobile home lab showcase a resurgent crime problem in Pinellas County: Methamphetamine activity, by one measure, has nearly doubled in the past six months.