Sunday, Apr 26, 2015

Lottery ticket worth $214,201 purchased in Pinellas Park

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A “Fantasy 5” lottery ticket worth $214,201.01 was purchased in Pinellas Park, officials said Wednesday.
Published: 04/22/15

Clearwater man pleads guilty to theft of mother’s VA benefits

A Clearwater man who collected $29,400 of his mother’s Veterans Administration benefits after her death pleaded guilty to theft, officials said Tuesday.
Published: 04/21/15

Woman, 90, hospitalized after St. Pete house fire

A 90-year-old woman was found with second- and third-degree burns inside a burning St. Petersburg home early today, authorities said.
Published: 04/21/15
Pier committee meets again today to rank designs

Pier committee meets again today to rank designs

ST. PETERSBURG — A selection committee assembled by Mayor Rick Kriseman will try again today to rank the design teams competing to build a new pier on the city’s downtown waterfront.
Published: 04/20/15
Updated: 04/23/15
Elderly man found safe in Clearwater

Elderly man found safe in Clearwater

Clearwater Police have called off the search for an elderly Clearwater man, saying he’s been found safe.
Published: 04/20/15
Pinellas drug killer who wrote rap lyrics gets 15 years

Pinellas drug killer who wrote rap lyrics gets 15 years

CLEARWATER — A man who was arrested in a fatal drug deal gone bad then wrote a rap song about it in jail that was later used against him has been sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter....
Published: 04/20/15
Police searching for Clearwater bank robber

Police searching for Clearwater bank robber

Clearwater police are looking for a man who robbed a bank today.
Published: 04/20/15
Coyotes are here to stay even in Tampa Bay’s most crowded areas

Coyotes are here to stay even in Tampa Bay’s most crowded areas

More and more coyotes are roaming Florida subdivisions, hammocks and golf courses these days and, according to wildlife officials who track such things, we might as well get used to it. They’re here to stay.
Published: 04/19/15
Updated: 04/20/15
Tampa Bay area communities expand docking options for boaters

Tampa Bay area communities expand docking options for boaters

ST. PETERSBURG — On weekends, Jopie Helsen enjoys taking his 20-foot Aquasport boat to downtown St. Petersburg’s waterfront to have dinner at one of the restaurants along Beach Drive.
Published: 04/19/15

St. Pete director has homecoming at Sunscreen Film Festival

William Stribling loved the circus.
Published: 04/19/15