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Pinellas News

Pre-Castro yacht race put St. Pete in yachtsmen’s sights

Pre-Castro yacht race put St. Pete in yachtsmen’s sights

ST. PETERSBURG — He left the downtown pier surrounded by an armada of white sails at noon on a Saturday and by early morning the following Monday, the golden glow of the island nation appeared ahead in the dark water....
Updated: 9 hours ago
Triathalon’s prelude a less intense undertaking

Triathalon’s prelude a less intense undertaking

ST. PETERSBURG — Hundreds of kids and adults swam, cycled and jogged their way around St. Petersburg’s waterfront parks Saturday in an easygoing precursor to today’s big St. Anthony’s Triathlon....
Updated: 9 hours ago

Three people rescued from boat near Gandy Bridge

Three people were rescued from a troubled boat early Saturday near Gandy Bridge, authorities said.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Next step in St. Pete pier saga: City Council review

Next step in St. Pete pier saga: City Council review

ST. PETERSBURG – The arduous and sometimes contentious six-month process to choose a design team for a new waterfront pier has taken a leap forward, but it has not reached the end.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Woman arrested in March wrong-way crash that injured 3 in St. Pete Beach

A transient woman was arrested Friday in connection to a March wrong-way driving crash in St. Pete Beach that injured three people.
Published: 04/24/15

Suspects sought in attempted Clearwater Craigslist robbery

Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies are seeking two men they say tried to rob a man at gunpoint today after he responded to a Craigslist ad for a motorcycle.
Published: 04/24/15
Pinellas Park police chief hands over reins

Pinellas Park police chief hands over reins

Pinellas Park Police Chief Dorene Thomas handed over control of the department to Assistant Chief Michael Haworth at a change-of-command ceremony today.
Published: 04/24/15

Health officials report possible TB case in Pinellas

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County said today it is investigating a suspected case of tuberculosis in a 17-year-old student at a Pinellas County school.
Published: 04/24/15

Police seek suspect in St. Petersburg copper thefts

St. Petersburg police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect in a string of copper thefts in St. Petersburg.
Published: 04/24/15

St. Pete woman, 25, arrested in CVS armed robbery

A 25-year-old St. Petersburg woman was arrested Thursday night in last week’s armed robbery attempt at a CVS store, authorities said.
Published: 04/24/15