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St. Pete Yacht Club to be demolished
First opened in 1917, the St. Petersburg Yacht Club’s downtown facility has served as a waterfront landmark for over a century; however, father time and mother nature have caught up to the historic building. Brian K. Smith, club president, notified members of the impending demolition and redevelopment project in...
Arrest made in connection with shooting at Tru by Hilton St. Petersburg Downtown parking garage
Bryton Dunbar, a 31-year-old individual, has been apprehended by the police on charges of three counts of attempted homicide in connection with a shooting incident at the Tru by Hilton St. Petersburg Downtown parking garage at 1650 Central Avenue. On May 1, 2023, around 12:30 p.m., law enforcement authorities and...
Reward offered for information in St. Petersburg armed robbery
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A reward is being offered for information about two men seen in a video forcing a victim to withdrawal money from an ATM Saturday morning in St. Petersburg. The video, released Wednesday, shows two men standing behind a person who is withdrawing money from an ATM. The two men approached […]
Florida father accidentally shoots 2-year-old son after pulling gun during argument
ST. PETERSBURG, FL– A two-year-old boy is dead after his father pulled out a gun during an argument and accidentally shot him. The incident occurred Sunday evening at a home located at 4644 15th Ave. S. Officials say the child’s father, Aaron Creary, got into an argument with his...
Florida man gets prison after thoroughbred horse found ‘beheaded and dismembered’
The 52-year-old St. Petersburg man was arrested 10 months after the crime in Palmetto.
Affordable housing developer pursues 800 Block site
Fort Lauderdale-based real estate firm Alexander Goshen is proposing to lease the parking lot at 800 1st Avenue South and transform it into an affordable housing complex. The group submitted a letter of intent in late May to the city after Tampa-based investment advisory firm Third Lake Partners made an unsolicited bid, offering $6 million to acquire a portion of the vacant parcel. TLP’s unsolicited bid triggered an open process for others to submit proposals.
Flooding closes I-275 exit in St. Pete as showers moved through Bay area
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Flooding closed off the southbound exit of I-275 on 54th Avenue South in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon, troopers said. Flooding could be seen from the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) camera in the area. It also caught the moments a disabled car was being towed out of the floodwaters that took over the exit.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested for sending electronic threats to kill or do bodily harm
On May 4, 2023, Deputy Marquis Fitzgerald, age 31, was placed on Administrative Leave without Pay after an investigation began concerning text messages Fitzgerald sent to his wife due to infidelity issues. Fitzgerald sent his wife photos of shooting target silhouettes riddled with bullet holes. Fitzgerald insinuated harm toward the person with whom his wife was having an affair. Fitzgerald then sent a text message to his mother-in-law stating, “Come get your daughter before I kill her.”
Shocking video shows man in alligator habitat at Busch Gardens
A shocking video shows a man in the alligator habitat at Busch Gardens.
Aerial footage reveals how close ‘unconscious’ boat driver came to Florida swimmers
Aerial footage shows how close an “unconscious” boat driver came to Florida swimmers on Madeira Beach.Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office shared the video on social media, confirming they responded to a call regarding a fishing vessel operator slumped over at the helm, heading towards a public swimming beach.His passenger was also unconscious on the deck of the boat.Footage shows the vessel entering a swimming area where lots of people were seen in the water before marine deputies arrived and made contact with the boat.They found a conscious but “visibly disorientated and confused” driver. Read More Florida beachgoers rescued after becoming stranded on jetty rocksMoment feisty 11ft alligator lunges as trappers try to wrangle itThis poem has been banned from a Florida school
St. Petersburg Police asking for help identifying armed robbers
Two armed men approached the victim around 3:30 a.m., forcing him to go to the nearest ATM and withdraw multiple times. The men let the victim go without harming him, police say.
St. Pete kicks off Pride Month activities
Mayor Ken Welch was joined by community members in front of City Hall to raise the Pride flag Thursday morning.
The top 10 places people in Pinellas County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Pinellas County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
WATCH: Suspected drunk boater speeds through swim area near Madiera Beach
A suspected drunk boater was arrested Tuesday after authorities caught him speeding through a busy swim area mere feet from the shores of Madeira Beach.
St. Petersburg man sentenced for stealing, slaughtering horse
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A St. Petersburg man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for stealing and slaughtering a horse in 2019, according to court documents. Eladio Garcia-Gasca, of St. Petersburg, was caught on surveillance camera Dec. 1, 2019, leading a horse away from a property on Buckeye Road near Grass Farm […]
'It's so sudden': Family mourns loss of loved one who drowned off Beer Can Island
TAMPA, Fla. — An adventurous and loving young man's life was taken during a day out on the water at Pine Key Island with friends. Isaac McNair's family says he was a family man, who was quiet, but outgoing. They knew he was out on the water with friends on Sunday, May 28, but never expected to get the call he was missing.
Victim in ‘Trunk Lady’ murder identified nearly 53 years later, St. Pete police say
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — St. Petersburg police are set to give significant updates on two major cold case investigations. While details on the updates were limited, the St. Petersburg Police Department mentioned that one case was the “Trunk Lady” case of 1969. According to police, the...
18-year-old convicted in robbery, murder to be re-sentenced after prosecutors catch mistake
TAMPA, Fla. - Madison McGall was 15 years old when she was charged with plotting an armed robbery that ended in murder with her then 18-year-old brother Henry McGall. Last year, the criminal cases for both siblings ended in plea deals. Henry McGall was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Heavy rain prompts flood advisory, spurs mess on I-275
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Torrential rainfall prompted a flood advisory Wednesday for parts of the Tampa Bay area and is making a mess of the evening commute. As of 5 p.m., about 2 to 4 inches of rain has fallen in parts of the St. Petersburg area, according to the National Weather Service. It's possible another 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall.
St. Pete man threatened to ‘kill everyone’ before he was shot by officers
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri is expected to provide an update on an officer-involved shooting that unfolded in Pinellas Park early Tuesday morning.
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