Monday, Mar 02, 2015

Creative campaigns still luring northerners to Tampa Bay area

Creative campaigns still luring northerners to Tampa Bay area

St. PETERSBURG — On the icy streets of the North’s biggest cities, shivering passers-by stop for selfies in front of a miserable-looking snowman.
Published: 02/22/15
Rays fans look to future at team’s annual Fan Fest

Rays fans look to future at team’s annual Fan Fest

ST. PETERSBURG — Some Tampa Bay Rays fans traveled across the street to Saturday’s annual preseason Fan Fest at Tropicana Field while others drove more than 100 miles to mingle with players and question team leaders....
Published: 02/21/15
Pinellas sheriff: Father killed baby daughter

Pinellas sheriff: Father killed baby daughter

The late-night cries of a 3-month-old girl were met with a brutal beating at the hands of her father, resulting in the infant’s death at a Pinellas Park home, law enforcement officials say.
Published: 02/21/15
St. Pete man flees traffic stop, crashes before arrest

St. Pete man flees traffic stop, crashes before arrest

A passenger in a car stopped by troopers on I- 275 carjacked the vehicle — injuring a trooper — and sped off before crashing about a mile away, authorities said. Rashaad Browning, 19, was arrested and faces multiple charges.
Published: 02/21/15
Four arrested in Pinellas Park on meth charges

Four arrested in Pinellas Park on meth charges

Four people were arrested today after Pinellas Park police SWAT raided two homes searching for evidence they were being used to make and sell methamphetamine.
Published: 02/20/15
‘Dolphin Tale’ actors to reunite with Winter, Hope at aquarium

‘Dolphin Tale’ actors to reunite with Winter, Hope at aquarium

Winter and Hope the dolphins will be reunited with some of the human stars of their movies this spring, Clearwater Marine Aquarium announced.
Published: 02/20/15

Proposal aims to ease sting of soaring flood insurance rates

ST. PETERSBURG — A bill filed in the Florida Legislature Friday looks toward a future when coastal communities no longer can rely on the federal government for flood insurance coverage.
Published: 02/20/15
Troopers seek Pinellas hit-and-run suspect

Troopers seek Pinellas hit-and-run suspect

The Florida Highway Patrol says a suspect in a hit-and-run crash Monday in East Lake is also being sought on probation violations.
Published: 02/20/15

Pinellas sheriff’s sergeant suspended for profane language

LARGO — A Pinellas County sergeant will be suspended for five days after a investigation showed he used foul and demeaning language toward those he supervised.
Published: 02/20/15

Family sues Clearwater police, FHP over motorcyclist’s death

The family of a motorcyclist who was killed during a police chase is suing the Clearwater Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 02/20/15