Sunday, Mar 29, 2015

Pressure grows for Pier group to make a decision

Pressure grows for Pier group to make a decision

ST. PETERSBURG — The public input Mayor Rick Kriseman desired in a choosing a new pier for the city’s waterfront has helped push the issue into the hands of city staff.
Published: 03/23/15
Once an inconvenience, St. Pete now embraces Grand Prix

Once an inconvenience, St. Pete now embraces Grand Prix

ST. PETERSBURG – Not long ago, the invasion of race cars on downtown streets was hailed as more of a roaring inconvenience than a weekend festival.
Published: 03/22/15
Updated: 03/23/15
New branch of St. Pete College could spur reinvention in Midtown

New branch of St. Pete College could spur reinvention in Midtown

ST. PETERSBURG — It is organized chaos, a noisy and frenetic work colony of shared purpose.
Published: 03/22/15

Group opening St. Pete facility for homeless teens

ST. PETERSBURG — An organization that has brought stability to the lives of homeless high school students in Hillsborough County is expanding to the Pinellas County side of Tampa Bay.
Published: 03/22/15

Sheriff’s office: Man choked deputy in Clearwater trailer park

An 18-year-old Clearwater man is charged with aggravated battery and attempted homicide on a law enforcement officer after he punched and choked a deputy early Sunday morning, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 03/22/15
Daughters, sons of Dunedin restaurateurs stay in town

Daughters, sons of Dunedin restaurateurs stay in town

DUNEDIN - Amanda Avila grew up running around downtown's Pioneer Park with her brother, Christian, checking in with her parents every so often for a taco or tamale at their Mexican restaurant housed in a cozy Main Street storefront....
Published: 03/21/15
No-frills annual sale a nautical mecca for old salts

No-frills annual sale a nautical mecca for old salts

GULFPORT — An old boat motor, dirty gas tank, water-stained chart and a hodgepodge of spare parts were all that was left of Rudy Leopold’s sailing days.
Published: 03/21/15
St. Pete Pier selection committee delays decision

St. Pete Pier selection committee delays decision

After 12 hours of discussion and public hearing to rank the seven proposals to replace the city’s landmark Pier on Friday, a selection committee chose none.
Published: 03/20/15
Updated: 03/21/15
Homeless man who killed girlfriend sent to prison for life

Homeless man who killed girlfriend sent to prison for life

Tampa Tribune
Published: 03/20/15
Clearwater teacher, charged in ex-husband’s death, out on bail

Clearwater teacher, charged in ex-husband’s death, out on bail

CLEARWATER — A St. Petersburg woman accused of shooting to death her ex-husband, a former St. Petersburg police officer, was released on bail Friday from the Pinellas County Jail.
Published: 03/20/15