Friday, Feb 12, 2016

St. Petersburg Tribune

WB State Road 580 to close in Clearwater for water main repair

WB State Road 580 to close in Clearwater for water main repair

Westbound lanes on State Road 580 will be closed in front of Countryside High School beginning today while crews repair a leaking water main.
Updated: 1 hour ago
With buses leaving, St. Pete’s Williams Park returns to original purpose

With buses leaving, St. Pete’s Williams Park returns to original purpose

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority is closing the transfer hub that has been at Williams Park for more than 60 years, and often the source of consternation for many people and businesses downtown.
Published: 02/11/16

Pinellas deputies seek purse snatchers

Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies are asking the public to help identify two suspects seen taking a woman’s purse from a shopping cart outside a Seminole store.
Published: 02/11/16
Suspects sought in theft of woman’s wallet in Seminole

Suspects sought in theft of woman’s wallet in Seminole

Pinellas County deputies are seeking the suspects seen on surveillance video stealing a woman’s wallet from a shopping cart in Seminole.
Published: 02/11/16
Ulmerton Road contractor walks; new firm takes over job

Ulmerton Road contractor walks; new firm takes over job

LARGO — Four years into a project to add extra lanes along a two-mile stretch of Ulmerton Road, the contractors have backed away from the job, citing financial problems.
Published: 02/10/16
Updated: 02/11/16
Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft

Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft

Police are looking for a man with long blond hair who spoke with the suspect in the Chihuly Gallery art theft after he returned the glass item valued between $20,000 and $25,000 in a cardboard box early Tuesday.
Published: 02/10/16
Updated: 02/11/16
Pinellas Athletes of the Week: Feb. 1-6

Pinellas Athletes of the Week: Feb. 1-6

PINELLAS COUNTY
Published: 02/10/16
Man comes to aid of dog found abandoned ‘in poor shape’ in Pinellas

Man comes to aid of dog found abandoned ‘in poor shape’ in Pinellas

Police are searching for whoever is responsible for neglecting a dog and abandoning it outside a Pinellas Park business, where an employee has come forward to pay for veterinary care for the male bulldog mix.
Published: 02/10/16

Three suspects sought after stolen car hits home in Safety Harbor

Authorities are searching for three suspects who fled after a stolen car crashed into a Safety Harbor home early Wednesday. The home’s resident was not injured.
Published: 02/10/16
Tampa Bay Downs may get $10 million in Seminole revenue sharing

Tampa Bay Downs may get $10 million in Seminole revenue sharing

TALLAHASSEE – Tampa Bay Downs would get $10 million a year in tribal revenue to pay out to thoroughbred horse owners under legislation approved by the House Regulatory Affairs Committee Tuesday that rewrites gambling laws in Florida.
Published: 02/09/16
Updated: 02/10/16