Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

Pinellas teacher charged with child neglect, battery on officer

A woman who called 911 when she couldn’t find her 5-year-old son on Saturday afternoon was argumentative, uncooperative and apparently intoxicated when officers arrived, the St. Petersburg police department said.
Published: 01/25/15

Treasure Island luxury resort plans proceed

TREASURE ISLAND — Plans finally are moving forward for a luxury resort on land where the old Buccaneer motel stood years ago, though at a slightly smaller scale than developers first envisioned.
Published: 01/24/15
Rick Kriseman announces plan for new police station

Rick Kriseman announces plan for new police station

ST. PETERSBURG — Announcing plans for a new police headquarters and offering a broad agenda for spreading downtown’s economic boom to all quarters of the city, Mayor Rick Kriseman gave a sunny assessment of his first year in office at a...
Published: 01/24/15
New Pinellas tourism boss has local roots, passion for area

New Pinellas tourism boss has local roots, passion for area

ST. PETERSBURG — Every time David Downing boards a plane to London or New York City, he tells the passenger next to him there’s no place in Florida, if not the world, quite like his hometown.
Published: 01/24/15
Suspect still sought in Palm Harbor stabbing death

Suspect still sought in Palm Harbor stabbing death

The suspect in a fatal stabbing Friday in Palm Harbor likely knew the victim and was still being sought by authorities, Pinellas County deputies said Saturday.
Published: 01/23/15
Updated: 01/24/15
St. Pete drops one pier design; seven remain

St. Pete drops one pier design; seven remain

The Crescent, one the most intriguing proposals to replace The Pier, didn't make the cut. The remaining design teams in the competition for the $33 million project will give more detailed public presentations on Feb. 11-12.
Published: 01/23/15
Updated: 01/24/15

Another ‘Cops’ episode filmed in Pinellas airs Saturday

Pinellas County deputies will be back in the national spotlight Saturday when an episode of the long-running reality show “Cops” featuring them will air 8 p.m. Saturday on Spike TV.
Published: 01/23/15
St. Pete woman charged with abuse in uncle’s death

St. Pete woman charged with abuse in uncle’s death

A St. Petersburg woman has been charged with elderly abuse after the emaciated body of her uncle was found, the St. Petersburg Police Department said today.
Published: 01/23/15
St. Pete museum extends popular Dali/Picasso exhibit

St. Pete museum extends popular Dali/Picasso exhibit

ST. PETERSBURG — Those waiting until the last minute to enjoy The Dali Museum’s landmark exhibition of Dali and Picasso will have another week to see the works of the two Spanish masters side by side.
Published: 01/23/15
Suspect arrested in St. Petersburg shooting

Suspect arrested in St. Petersburg shooting

The suspect in Monday’s shooting of a 33-year-old St. Petersburg man was arrested Thursday night, police said.
Published: 01/23/15