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The Hermitage to bring 348 luxury apartments to near Tropicana Field

The Hermitage to bring 348 luxury apartments to near Tropicana Field

ST. PETERSBURG — In a little more than a year, there will be room for about 400 more people to live near downtown’s western edge within walking distance of restaurants, art galleries and Tampa Bay Rays games....
Updated: 1 hour ago
A vibrant downtown St. Pete  means more noise complaints

A vibrant downtown St. Pete means more noise complaints

ST. PETERSBURG — By one account, the sometimes bothersome noise levels in the city’s lively stretch of downtown businesses and high-priced condominiums “is the price of success,” city Councilman Karl Nurse said....
Updated: 1 hour ago
Clearwater man charged with running prostitution from home

Clearwater man charged with running prostitution from home

A Clearwater man was arrested Thursday on prostitution-related charges after a two-month investigation that was triggered by neighbors who complained to an officer, police said.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Deputies: St. Pete man crashes into other cars while fleeing

A man who was wanted for driving with a suspended license drove away from a deputy on Thursday afternoon and shortly after crashed into two other vehicles, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 12 hours ago
St. Pete mother makes son jump from window, police say

St. Pete mother makes son jump from window, police say

ST. PETERSBURG — Michelle Vail took her 7-year-old son to the second-story window. Below was the side yard, mostly dirt with a concrete pathway.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Second man accused of graffiti vandalism in St. Pete

Second man accused of graffiti vandalism in St. Pete

For the second time in the past month, someone has been accused of graffiti vandalism in St. Petersburg, in this case defacing a downtown wall mural in December, police said.
Updated: 19 hours ago

St. Pete crack dealer sentenced to 10 years

A St. Petersburg man was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in federal prison for possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell, authorities said.
Published: 03/05/15

Clearwater police officer involved in crash

A Clearwater Police Department officer was involved in a crash Wednesday night in Dunedin, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 03/04/15

Two injured in Palm Harbor crash, troopers said

Two men were injured when a pickup truck driver failed to yield to a van at a Palm Harbor intersection Wednesday morning and the vehicles collided, troopers said.
Published: 03/04/15
Pinellas law enforcement officials brace for spring break

Pinellas law enforcement officials brace for spring break

ST. PETERSBURG — While the 35 miles of Pinellas County’s Gulf Coast beaches don’t attract the same kind of spring break pilgrimage as Panama City or Daytona Beach, the extra hustle and bustle throughout March requires some planni...
Published: 03/03/15
Updated: 03/04/15