Thursday, May 28, 2015

Memorial for crossing guard placed at intersection where he died

Memorial for crossing guard placed at intersection where he died

Two wreaths were placed this morning for a Clearwater crossing guard who died on the job a year ago today at one of the area’s most dangerous intersections.
Published: 05/20/15

Man lying in St. Pete road run over by police officer

A St. Petersburg police officer responding to a non-emergency call did not see a 67-year-old man lying in a road and ran over him with his cruiser early Wednesday.
Published: 05/20/15

Pinellas leaders weigh future use of county’s tourist tax

CLEARWATER – With the possibility of still more tourism tax money coming their way, Pinellas County commissioners held off Tuesday on deciding how to split the roughly $35 million a year it now collects.
Published: 05/19/15

St. Pete officer wounded in shootout released from hospital

ST. PETERSBURG — A police officer shot in the leg Sunday by a teenager who minutes later was mortally wounded by police was released Tuesday from a local hospital.
Published: 05/19/15
Two arrested after stolen SUV crashes into St. Pete home

Two arrested after stolen SUV crashes into St. Pete home

The driver of a stolen SUV rammed three St. Petersburg police vehicles and injured an officer’s foot, triggering a pursuit Tuesday morning that ended when the SUV crashed into a home, authorities said.
Published: 05/19/15
Man who shot officer told police to shoot him, chief says

Man who shot officer told police to shoot him, chief says

ST. PETERSBURG — The teenager who shot and wounded a St. Petersburg police officer on Sunday night had a message for the police waiting for him outside his family’s home in western St. Petersburg.
Published: 05/18/15

Pinellas deputy involved in crash on U.S. 19

A Pinellas County deputy was injured this morning when he struck a car that turned in front of him in Palm Harbor.
Published: 05/18/15
St. Pete officer shot responding to call; suspect killed, police say

St. Pete officer shot responding to call; suspect killed, police say

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg police officer was shot in the leg while searching for a suspect in an earlier shooting on Sunday night, authorities said.
Published: 05/17/15

Chicago man drowns after boat gets stuck near Clearwater

Chicago man drowns after boat gets stuck
Published: 05/17/15
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