Saint Petersburg,

Caregiver charged after two kids die in crash

An 18-month-old and a 16-year-old were killed in a crash near Tyrone Square Boulevard and Norfolk Street in St. Petersburg Friday, according to police. The St. Petersburg Police Department says an 18-year-old woman has now been charged with manslaughter and child abuse.
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Saint Petersburg, FLBay News 9

Toddler, teenager killed in St. Petersburg crash

ST. PETERSBURG — A toddler and a teenager were killed in a Friday crash in St. Petersburg. The St. Petersburg Police Department said it happened before 1 p.m. near the intersection of Tyrone Square Blvd. N and Norfolk St. N. Police say as many as six people were in the...
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Saint Petersburg,

St. Pete Crash Leaves Two Dead, Many Injured

The St. Petersburg Police Department is currently investigating a vehicle collision near the intersection of Tyrone Boulevard and Norfolk St. that resulted in two fatalities. Police were called to the scene at 12:52 p.m. on Friday, July 30. Multiple people, several of which were minors, were sent to a nearby hospital.
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Tampa Bay Times

Tampa man gets 40 years in Craigslist murder case

TAMPA — Dontae Johnson, the young man a jury decided was the person who shot and killed a father in front of his teenage son during a dirt bike sale in 2017, was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison. Johnson was 17 when the crime occurred. Although prosecutors sought...
Sarasota, FLHerald Tribune

Former sheriff Tom Knight resigns as First Step of Sarasota CEO

The CEO at First Step of Sarasota, Tom Knight, has resigned from the position he had taken just months ago. The former Sarasota County sheriff was named CEO in January. Seven months later he said he has decided to to take an extended and well- deserved break from working in the public sphere.

Popular South Tampa BBQ Restaurant Closing This Weekend

If you’ve ever been to Kojak’s House of Ribs in South Tampa, you know that it’s one of the best places you can find local ribs in town. Unfortunately, that all comes to an end this weekend. Chris Forney, owner of the staple barbecue restaurant, announced in May that Kojak’s...
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Neighbors find two deer hit by an arrow

PALM HARBOR, FLA.- — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission received a report regarding two injured deer in a Palm Harbor neighborhood on Thursday. State wildlife officers responded to the Lansbrook Community in Palm Harbor on Thursday, July 29. Neighbors took photos of the deer injured by a bow...