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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Pinellas News

St. Pete shutting down red-light cameras today

St. Pete shutting down red-light cameras today

Roughly three years after cameras first started snapping photos of red-light runners, the cameras will be shuttered permanently today, bringing the controversial city program to an end.
Updated: 54 mins ago

St. Pete police seek software sleuthing tool

ST. PETERSBURG — The police department is seeking $141,400 to start a new unit that will focus on using computer software to detect crime hot spots and patterns.
Updated: 1 hour ago

St. Pete police chief picks blue uniforms for officers

ST. PETERSBURG — Police officers are expected to start wearing darker uniforms in November, but they won’t be the black ones Police Chief Anthony Holloway previously said he wanted.
Updated: 1 hour ago
St. Pete sewage spill to linger, fouling yards and streets

St. Pete sewage spill to linger, fouling yards and streets

KRISTEN MITCHELL
Updated: 17 hours ago
No injuries after car crashes into Seminole office

No injuries after car crashes into Seminole office

A woman lost control of her car in a Seminole parking lot Monday morning and crashed into the glass facade of an unoccupied office, officials said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Success stories emerge from Pinellas drug court

Success stories emerge from Pinellas drug court

The Adult Drug Court in Pinellas County focuses on treatment, sobriety and staying out of jail.
Published: 09/28/14
Updated: 09/29/14

Tampa man faces DUI charges in Clearwater accident

A Tampa man faces DUI charges after a Saturday night crash in Clearwater, troopers said.
Published: 09/28/14
Clearwater’s new Whole Foods taps growing market for ‘natural’

Clearwater’s new Whole Foods taps growing market for ‘natural’

ST. PETERSBURG — When grocers like Rollin’ Oats Market & Café opened in the Tampa Bay area two decades ago, natural food stores were viewed as an oddity by many mainstream shoppers.
Published: 09/27/14
Rail foes, fans set to collide over Greenlight Pinellas

Rail foes, fans set to collide over Greenlight Pinellas

With its price of $1.6 billion, the 24-mile light-rail link between St. Petersburg and Clearwater is easily is the most debated part of the $2.2 billion Greenlight Pinellas mass-transit plan.
Published: 09/27/14

Pinellas operation collects prescription drugs to fight abuse

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office collected more than 600 pounds of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs today during a drug dropoff event.
Published: 09/27/14