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Man Shoots And Kills Himself Outside Of Morton Plant Hospital In Clearwater
CLEARWATER, Fla – Clearwater Police Officers and Detectives are on the scene at Morton Plant...
Pinellas deputies suspended after missing inmate’s fatal medical emergency
Two Pinellas jail deputies have been given 40-hour suspensions after they didn’t notice an alert from an inmate that he sent just seconds before suffering a fatal medical emergency. Deputy Eniko Bono, 49, and Deputy Daniela Martin Sanchez, 23, were having an “animated conversation” with a jail nurse and...
Around Town: Largo news briefs
LARGO — Largo Mayor Woody Brown was recognized for his leadership at the United States Conference of Mayors on June 2. Brown was one of 11 mayors recognized for their distinguished leadership in addressing climate issues. Brown received an honorable mention for the city’s Sustainability Grant Program, which funds team member ideas to advance resilience and sustainability in the workplace and community.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office vehicle involved in crash
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was involved in a crash early Thursday morning in St. Petersburg. The crash happened in the area of 34th Street North and 38th Avenue North after deputies attempted a traffic stop and the driver tried to get away, according to deputies. The deputy performed […]
Pinellas County man wins $1M from scratch-off ticket purchased at Clearwater Circle K
A Pinellas County man is $1 million richer after purchasing a winning scratch-off ticket from Circle K.
Man accused of shooting at officer in unmarked car in St. Pete, crashing, police say
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A man is accused of shooting at an unmarked officer Wednesday night in St. Petersburg, according to police. Savarion Miller, 23, allegedly fired at the officer at the intersection of 14th Avenue South and 35th Street South, police said. The officer was not hurt and did not return fire. Miller […]
City of St. Petersburg employees aren’t using rent assistance program
ST. PETERSBURG — A rental assistance program created to help certain city employees who are required to live in the city but struggle to afford it has only helped 23 employees. After the City Council approved the program last summer, it launched in October with a $1.47 million budget....
Pedestrian suffers ‘life-threatening’ injuries in Clearwater crash, police say
CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) — A pedestrian suffered “life-threatening” injuries Tuesday night after being hit by a car in Clearwater, police said. The crash happened at about 11 p.m. in the area of Hercules Avenue and Palmetto Street, police said. Hercules Avenue was shut down during the investigation, according to police. The pedestrian was taken to […]
Habit Burger Grill in Largo enters crowded fast-casual niche
LARGO — To say the fast-casual restaurant business is a crowded industry would be an understatement, as new franchises seem to open on a near daily or weekly basis throughout the greater Tampa Bay area. To compete, new franchise owners understand they must have a few key elements in...
Abortion opponents file lawsuit against Clearwater over 'buffer zone' at abortion clinic
CLEARWATER, Fla. — The battle over demonstrations outside a Clearwater abortion and women's health clinic continues with a new lawsuit. Abortion opponents are now suing the city over a new ordinance that puts a five-foot buffer zone in place at Bread and Roses Woman's Health Center's driveway's edge. It was put in place after leaders say the group became increasingly hostile outside of the clinic in the months since Roe v. Wade was overturned.
Affordable housing for Pinellas County teachers moves one step closer to reality
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of affordable housing across the Bay Area, which is why Pinellas County Schools is addressing that need for its teachers and employees. The district chose Tomlinson Community Partners out of four proposals Wednesday to transform the historic...
Power paraglide controversy soars to new heights in Redington Shores
Town commissioners in Redington Shores said they’ve recently received complaints from residents about the powered paraglides, also known as paramotors.
4 Pinellas men face murder charges in drug-deal killing
4 Pinellas men face murder charges in drug-deal killing. Four Pinellas County men face murder and other charges in connection with the April 29 death…
Prescribed Burn Set For Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Friday In St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Kissimmee Valley Foresters Inc. and the St. Petersburg Parks &...
Pinellas Technical College aims to bridge female truck driver gap, reduce shortage
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The United States is facing a shortage of nearly 80,000 truck drivers, a deficit that could grow to 160,000 truck drivers by the year 2031, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That matters because data from the ATA shows 72.2% of America’s weight by...
Seminole’s third annual Food Truck Rally rolls back into town
SEMINOLE — School is out for summer, and temperatures are rising with each passing day. If you are looking for some family-friendly fun that won’t break the bank, the city of Seminole hopes you jump on the food truck bandwagon as it hosts the third annual Food Truck Rally.
The Joint in Clearwater Where Good Food And a Beachfront Fun Atmosphere Combines to Give Guests Memorable Moments
You can try their delicious famous Clam Chowder, an original recipe loaded with hearty potatoes, freshly shucked clams, bacon, and in-house spices. Crabby’s Bar and Grill is a fantastic restaurant in Clearwater known for offering great food in a fun beachfront environment. Located in the heart of Clearwater Beach’s pristine beach walk, Crabby’s has since its establishment become a family tradition for both locals and visitors.
Tampa-area teen who won National Spelling Bee comes home to warm welcome
TAMPA, FLA. (WSVN) - It was a warm welcome home for the Tampa-area teen who won the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Dev Shah, a 14-year-old from Largo, Florida, was greeted at the Tampa International Airport on Wednesday by family and friends. He was able to correctly spell the winning...
Emergency response times hit 40 minutes in some beach communities
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. — New data shows that emergency response times are falling below county standards in a roughly six-mile stretch of communities across Pinellas County’s barrier island. Pinellas County standards dictate that a fire department’s Advanced Life Support paramedic when dispatched to an emergency, must respond...
Pasco County encourages residents to seek home flooding mitigation dollars
Hurricane season is upon us, and many residents in flood-prone areas will be keeping an anxious eye on the weather throughout the summer. Houses in flooding prone areas can benefit from flood mitigation efforts. As hurricane season approaches, residents in Pinellas County are working to prepare. FEMA has a grant...
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