Monday, Mar 02, 2015

Woman’s body found on beach in Indian Rocks

A woman’s body was found Wednesday night on the shoreline in Indian Rocks Beach, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 02/26/15
Arrest made in series of St. Pete bike thefts

Arrest made in series of St. Pete bike thefts

A 45-year-old homeless man suspected in a series of bicycle thefts in downtown St. Petersburg was arrested Wednesday.
Published: 02/26/15
Redevelopments of Seminole Mall, Largo’s Tri-City Plaza move at different paces

Redevelopments of Seminole Mall, Largo’s Tri-City Plaza move at different paces

It has been more than six months since developers unveiled grand plans for Seminole’s derelict 1960s-era shopping mall, and city leaders are getting anxious to see a wrecking ball.
Published: 02/25/15
Tribune Pinellas Athletes of the Week Feb. 16-21

Tribune Pinellas Athletes of the Week Feb. 16-21

Travis Bianco, St. Petersburg
Published: 02/25/15

Seminole newborn smothered by sleeping mother

Pinellas County sheriff’s detectives say a 1-month-old baby was accidentally smothered by her mother at their Seminole home.
Published: 02/25/15
Fenway rehab gets OK after town homes plans dropped

Fenway rehab gets OK after town homes plans dropped

The neighbors loved the idea of restoring this derelict Jazz Age landmark as a headquarters for the Taoist Tai Chi Society, but they weren’t as thrilled with plans to build town homes behind the old Fenway Hotel.
Published: 02/25/15

Downtown St. Pete braces for Firestone Grand Prix

ST. PETERSBURG – The annual transformation of the downtown bayfront into an Indy-style race track has begun, meaning street closures and detours are ahead for local drivers.
Published: 02/24/15
Judge: Prosecutors can access Jonchuck’s mental records

Judge: Prosecutors can access Jonchuck’s mental records

CLEARWATER — A judge granted state prosecutors access to all records used to determine John Jonchuck’s mental competency earlier this month.
Published: 02/24/15
Man accused in death of wife, son insists on death penalty

Man accused in death of wife, son insists on death penalty

CLEARWATER — Craig Wall is insisting on his own execution but he isn’t making the penalty phase easy on the court.
Published: 02/23/15
Updated: 02/24/15
St. Pete VA office ditching ‘wanted’ poster after worker protest

St. Pete VA office ditching ‘wanted’ poster after worker protest

The “wanted” poster graphic, complete with images of bullet holes, is going.
Published: 02/23/15