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St. Petersburg Woman Shot And Killed After Pulling Gun On 3 Pinellas County Deputies
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Police detectives assigned to the Pinellas County Use of Deadly Force...
Crackdown on DUI Offenders in Pinellas County with 'Wolf Pack' Operation
Discover the story behind Operation 'DUI Wolf Pack' in Pinellas County. This dedicated team is committed to preventing DUI incidents, honoring the memory of Douglas Cade Jr. and Jason Rzechula. Witness their relentless pursuit for safer roads in this compelling video.
Merciless Nurse Strangled and Drugged Patients in FL Nursing Home; A 1984 Horror Story
Disclaimer: This story was written for informational purposes only. My journey to explore all facets of life in the South continues - especially beyond tourism in Florida. Let's stroll through the winding backroads of theSunshine State.
New rules at Skyway Fishing Pier go into effect this weekend
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Fishing at the Skyway Pier has new rules. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission passed the restrictions back in July, with the goal of preventing seabirds from getting tangled in fishing gear. Over the past two years, more than 3,000 birds got tangled in...
Pedestrian struck, killed by car in late-night crash in Pinellas County
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car at around 11:52 p.m. Friday night, according to deputies.
St. Petersburg Men Sentenced for Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances
United States District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle has sentenced 27-year-old Lemar Cowart, of St. Petersburg, to 12 years and 7 months in federal prison for possession of controlled substances with the intent to distribute them. 28-year-old Armani Dilworth, of St. Petersburg, was sentenced to 8 years and 10 months’ imprisonment for possession of controlled substances with the intent to distribute them and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Something smells wrong about the city’s ongoing pursuit of the Sugar Hill Group’s lease proposal
‘The developer, who already failed once, now wants to lease the [Tangerine Plaza] from the city for the wholly unimpressive sum of $20,000 a year for an absurd 75 years,’ said Deveron Gibbons. For the last several municipal election cycles, St. Petersburg voters have been promised that things would...
Tampa Fentanyl Dealer Sentenced for Leading Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle has sentenced Ahmoi Cecil Lewis, of Tampa, to 15 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine, and armed drug trafficking. The court also ordered Lewis to forfeit $10,000 and five firearms. According to court documents, from October 2020 through...
At St. Petersburg’s The Violet Stone, well-done pizza and Philly cheesesteaks
ST. PETERSBURG — Daniel Fekete knows his pizza is not for everyone. The “well-done” pies he and his wife Brittany Costello make at The Violet Stone are not Neapolitan, that ubiquitous style with thin dough that gets blistered in a very hot oven for a very short amount of time. The pizza here is larger, with a slightly thicker crust that is made from scratch, loaded with toppings and then cooked in a wood/coal oven until it’s, well, really done.
Cross Bay Ferry to dock at Port St. Pete
The Port of St. Petersburg may become the new home for the Cross Bay Ferry – at least for now. Since 2016, the Cross Bay Ferry has provided a seasonal waterborne transit service, carrying thousands of travelers to and from Tampa and St. Petersburg – an alternative that leaders have touted as an innovative approach to bridging the two cities.
Let’s pay the debt we all owe our ancestors for what they did | Letters
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These saint petersburg, FL based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around saint petersburg.
Woman Found in Alligator's Mouth Remembered at Candlelight Vigil
Join a community in mourning as they hold a candlelight vigil for a tragically lost life. The video captures the poignant tribute to a woman found in an alligator's mouth, showcasing the strength and unity of a community in grief.
Pinellas County domestic violence survivor shares her story, spreads awareness
CLEARWATER, Fla. - A Pinellas County resident and domestic violence survivor is sharing her story ahead of her ex-husband’s court date in October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Shakura Ogletree’s story starts about a year ago. While out shopping, a handsome store manager caught her eye. The two...
Auto Shop Owner, Furious Customer Kill Each Other in Florida Shootout
Former customer Eugene Frank Becker, 78, was out for revenge for an overcharge two years ago, police believe
A Week of Excitement: Comprehensive Guide to St. Petersburg's Local Events from October 2nd to 8th, 2023
The 7th Annual St Pete Bacon & BBQ Festival features over 100+ Bacon & BBQ dishes with great craft beers and cocktails, live music, and games. Dogs are permitted but must be leashed.
Clearwater's 10th Annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival: 'Sands of Time' Theme, Dates and Special Offers Revealed
The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival will take place in Clearwater Beach from March 29 to April 14, 2024. It's the festival's 10th year, with 'Sands of Time' as its 2024 theme. The festival is recognized for its sand sculptures made from Clearwater’s sugar sand. It also includes concerts and entertainment, drawing visitors globally.
Why not Gibbs High School?
ST. PETERSBURG — Critics of my columns on Lakewood and Boca Ciega High Schools — especially those who support former Lakewood Principal Erin Savage — continue to ask why I have not written an article on Principal Barry Brown and Gibbs High School. It has even been asked whether I have issues only with female principals.
Florida Man Loses Arm to Alligator, But Gains Unshakable Spirit
Bradenton, Fla. - Florida has always had a history with alligators. This year, Florida Fish and Wildlife documented 22 incidents involving these reptiles, with Eric Merda being one of the notable survivors.
Bethel Community Baptist Church marks 100 years in the heart of the community
ST. PETERSBURG — Bishop Manuel L. Sykes, the clergy and members of Bethel Community Baptist Church, 2901 54th Ave. S, will observe the celebration of their church’s centennial jubilee! This 100th anniversary marks not only the feast of the church but also the joy of a century in making itself an outstanding bulwark in the community.