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Pedestrian killed in crash on 22nd Avenue S in St. Petersburg
At approximately 7:19 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, first responders were dispatched to a collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle at the intersection of 22nd Avenue South and Grove Street South. A black Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on 22nd Avenue South near 7th Street South. A pedestrian,...
Driver facing new charge after friend dies from accident involving stolen Jeep
A driver is now facing a new charge after his friend died from falling off the back of a stolen Jeep he was driving, according to police.
Pinellas double murder suspect said man’s head was ‘blown’ off because ‘he deserves it’: PPPD
Police documents revealed gruesome new details about a double murder investigation in Pinellas Park.
The founder of a St. Pete trust fund is accused of taking $100 million
Get unlimited digital access for $11.75 99¢. Enjoy the many benefits of a Tampa Bay Times digital subscription. Support local journalism and pursue the truth. Access Now!. A St. Petersburg nonprofit that administers trust funds for people with medical needs has filed for bankruptcy and is accusing its founder of taking $100 million in an unsanctioned loan.
A Hidden Gem in Gulfport: Unveiling the Flavors of Hong Kong Restaurant
In Gulfport, Florida, I discovered Hong Kong Restaurant, a hidden gem for authentic Chinese take-out. This hidden gem may not look like much from the outside, but it has won over both locals and visitors with its delicious dishes. Hong Kong Restaurant is famous for its delicious Chinese food that is both high-quality and flavorful.
HAVE YOU SEEN HER? 12-year-old last seen in Florida may be traveling through Georgia
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is searching for a 12-year-old girl who vanished in Florida.
‘I want badges.’ Family questions Palmetto police behavior ahead of in-custody death
One officer joked about using his stun gun while taking the man into custody, body camera footage shows.
Get Fired Up for Food Truck BBQ Night at The Gathering Church in St. Petersburg!
Get ready to fire up your taste buds because "Food Truck Wednesday - BBQ!" is rolling into town! This sizzling event promises to be the perfect midweek pick-me-up, offering a smorgasbord of mouthwatering barbecue delights that will have you coming back for seconds.
City hosts ‘community enrichment’ job fair
February 20, 2024 - The City of St. Petersburg’s Library System and Parks and Recreation Departments will host a Community Enrichment Job Fair on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event takes place at the Campbell Park Recreation Center and will highlight full-time, part-time and seasonal job opportunities that pay at least $15 an hour. For more information, visit the website here.
US Coast Guard Rescues 4 Off The Coast The Florida Keys
The United States Coast Guard rescued four people off a sinking boat south of Dry...
Cocaine washes ashore near mystery shipwreck that caused huge oil spill
A black plastic bag containing more than a kilogram of cocaine has washed up on a beach near the spot where a mysterious barge capsized and spilled oil off the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, authorities said Monday.The cocaine, valued at $75,000, was found "washed ashore" at Cove Estate on Tobago, police said in a statement.Authorities have not linked the drug find to the capsized vessel, which is lodged on a reef about 500 feet from Cove Estate.Intrigue surrounds the vessel which capsized on February 7 in waters off the Caribbean island, having made no emergency calls and with...
Teacher At Eisenhower Exceptional Center Arrested For Abuse Of Non-Verbal 9-Year-Old
GIBSONTON, Fla. – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Behavior Support Teacher at...
Tampa man arrested for luring teenage girls in Arcadia
A man from Tampa has been arrested for allegedly luring teenage girls in downtown Arcadia after traveling there in a stolen vehicle. According to the Arcadia Police Department, officers responded to the downtown area regarding a man who was reported trying to lure teenage girls on Thursday. He ran away...
Popular Florida-Based Tex-Mex Chain Abruptly Closes Four Florida Stores
According to Axios, Tex-Mex, one of America's most "beloved" cuisines, was developed in the 1880s by immigrants. Floridians looking for Tex-Mex have plenty of choices - from chain restaurants like Capital Tacos and Chuy's Tex-Mex to mom-and-pop shops like El Camino in West Palm Beach and Chile Verde in St. Petersburg.
Ambush Attacker Shoots At Cops, Ending In One Officer Down And Dead Suspect: LEO
On today’s LEO Round Table, a domestic call leads to two officers and one paramedic...
St. Pete community comes together for family who lost everything in deadly house fire
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A close-knit community in St. Pete is coming together after a fire destroyed a home in a neighborhood, killed one person and sent two others to the hospital. “It’s very devastating to walk by and to see a whole house just burned to the ground,” Erika McGrath said. A house […]
Woman sentenced in deadly hit-and-run crash
Amber Zipperer's drug addiction has led to 11 felony convictions, and it was on full display during her recent trial in the death of a bicyclist. Tampa Judge Michelle Sisco was quick to highlight it.
UPDATE: 18-year-old suspect in Savannah murder turns himself into Florida police
A man has been arrested in Florida in connection with the Feb. 10 fatal shooting near the intersection of Barnard Street and Bay Lane, according to a statement released Monday by the Savannah Police Department (SPD). On Feb. 19, 18-year-old Rodobaldo Portuondo turned himself into the Bradenton Beach (Florida) Police...
Great Eats & Awesome Bands at the St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival
The St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival will be attracting seafood enthusiasts and music lovers alike this weekend. Don’t worry about cooking or finding plans for the weekend – we have you covered. The event is being co-hosted by the City of St. Petersburg in the beautiful backdrop of Vinoy Park. There is a wonderful lineup of bands from around Florida in various genres to entertain everyone, as you munch great food and cold beverages.
Missing Largo teen with autism found safe
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A missing Largo teen with autism has been found safe, according to Clearwater police. Editor’s note: Due to the teen being found safe, all identifying information and photos have been removed from this story.