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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

Old cold cases are never closed for Clearwater homicide detectives
Detectives Tom Dawe, left, and Michael Hasty work cold cases at the Clearwater Police Department. The department has 25 unsolved homicides, the oldest dating to 1968.

For homicide detectives, DNA, family support and a bit of luck are keys to solving murder cases that have gone cold.

The crane tipped as the boom was hoisting the tree and crushed a Honda Civic, 2003 Chevy Venture, 2003 Dodge 2500 van and a 2011 Rockwood trailer. All of the vehicles were owned by neighbors. A neighbor’s home, at 9142 Dream Way also sustained damage to the roof and base, deputies said. PINELLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Crane topples in Largo damaging home, vehicles
Lakewood High is one of 10 schools to receive Shockbox sensors for their helmets in an effort to better monitor concussions. Lynden Ostrander photos
Helmet sensors helping tackle concussions
Suspect in Pinellas rape of teen turns himself in
USF St. Pete cancels African journalists’ visit over Ebola fears

USF St. Pete cancels African journalists’ visit over Ebola fears

TAMPA — The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has reversed its agreement to host 14 journalists from countries in Africa because of concerns about Ebola.
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14

Few millennials earn the ‘I voted’ sticker

SEMINOLE — Most of the students assembled in a St. Petersburg College classroom to watch the gubernatorial debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist could see the connection between what goes on in Tallahassee and in their own lives, from th...
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14

Pinellas officials weigh scaled-down homeless clinic

The Bayside Health Clinic will be added onto the Pinellas Safe Harbor homeless shelter on 49th Street and will include exam rooms and offices for counseling services. There also will be dental treatment for homeless.
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14
Incumbent, newcomers square off in Florida House District 70

Incumbent, newcomers square off in Florida House District 70

ST. PETERSBURG — One of the state’s squashed-bug-shaped legislative districts, Florida House District 70, lassos together parts of Pinellas, Hillsborough, Sarasota and Manatee counties.
Published: 10/20/14
Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Pinellas Park retirement center

Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Pinellas Park retirement center

A 78-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease is missing from a Pinellas Park retirement center.
Published: 10/20/14
Early voting begins today in Pinellas County

Early voting begins today in Pinellas County

Voters in Pinellas County can get a jump on casting their ballots beginning today.
Published: 10/20/14
Tampa Bay area tourism is booming

Tampa Bay area tourism is booming

With one month left in the accounting year, Pinellas already has surpassed last year's $31 million record for the 5 percent tax collected on overnight hotel stays, posting more than $33 million in revenue through August. Hillsborough brought in an annual record of $23.7 million, breaking a pre-recession high-water mark.
Published: 10/19/14
Updated: 10/20/14
Pinellas candidate claims trickery after early morning robocalls

Pinellas candidate claims trickery after early morning robocalls

ST. PETERSBURG — It was 4:34 a.m. Sunday, and a ringing phone woke Sarasota resident John Ganas from a peaceful sleep.
Published: 10/19/14

Race for north Pinellas commission seat heats up

CLEARWATER — After a frenetic primary campaign between seven Republican candidates, the general election contest to replace retiring County Commissioner Susan Latvala has been a more low-key affair.
Published: 10/19/14
Crane tips over in Largo, damaging home and vehicles

Crane tips over in Largo, damaging home and vehicles Video

A Largo home, three vehicles and an RV were damaged when a crane removing a tree toppled over Sunday morning.
Published: 10/19/14