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Pinellas News

City attorney will retire after decades-long stint in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG – City Attorney John Wolfe is retiring this after 40 years with the city, Mayor Rick Kriseman said Friday.
Updated: 3 mins ago

Pinellas-Pasco judicial circuit awards pro bono efforts

CLEARWATER — In the hard economic times that dominated the last decade, Pinellas-Pasco Chief Judge J. Thomas McGrady said it has been important that everyone has the same access to justice — even if they can’t afford to pay for i...
Updated: 15 mins ago
Pinellas man gets 40-year sentence in child ‘sextortion’ case

Pinellas man gets 40-year sentence in child ‘sextortion’ case

A Tarpon Springs man was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison Friday after he pleaded guilty to coercing more than 100 girls to send him sexually explicit photos and videos while befriending them on Facebook.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Pinellas Park chief made history, but is now saying goodbye

Pinellas Park chief made history, but is now saying goodbye

PINELLAS PARK — When Dorene Thomas joined the Pinellas Park Police Department, she had to knock on the door to the men’s locker room to access crime-scene evidence — stored in an attached room.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Man killed in MagneGas blast ID’d, from Safety Harbor

Man killed in MagneGas blast ID’d, from Safety Harbor

Authorities on Friday identified the worker killed during an explosion at a Tarpon Springs waste-to-fuel conversion plant.
Updated: 9 hours ago

St. Pete passes ordinance to combat wage theft

ST. PETERSBURG — Workers in the city who have been cheated out their wages or underpaid will have another ally in the fight to get their money.
Updated: 23 hours ago
St. Petersburg man critical after collision, troopers say

St. Petersburg man critical after collision, troopers say

A 70-year-old St. Petersburg man is in critical condition after being involved in a collision this afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside St. Pete bar Sunday

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside St. Pete bar Sunday

St. Petersburg police said they have arrested the suspect in the killing outside a bar Sunday.
Published: 04/16/15

Woman robs two stores, tries to rob a third in Pinellas, police say

Pinellas Park police are looking for a woman who is believed to have robbed two stores and tried to rob a third on Wednesday.
Published: 04/16/15
Dateline episode about slain Seminole mother airs tonight

Dateline episode about slain Seminole mother airs tonight

CLEARWATER - A Pinellas County murder mystery featuring three people, two conflicting stories and one family death is set to be featured on NBC’s Dateline tonight....
Published: 04/16/15