Friday, Aug 28, 2015

St. Petersburg Tribune

St. Pete police vehicle catches fire after crash involving stolen pickup truck

Two St. Petersburg police officers suffered minor injuries early this morning when they were struck by three juveniles driving a stolen pick-up truck, causing their police vehicle to catch fire.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Juveniles arrested after stolen pickup hits St. Pete police vehicle

A stolen pickup truck crashed into a St. Petersburg undercover police vehicle early Friday on St. Pete Beach, authorities said.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Pinellas teen arrested after he’s caught with BB gun on school bus

A Largo High School student was arrested today after displaying a BB gun on a school bus, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 08/27/15
St. Pete leaders launch review in wake of sewer water spill

St. Pete leaders launch review in wake of sewer water spill

Torrential rains that for three weeks saturated the city overwhelmed its stormwater system, forcing about 16 million gallons of storm and sewer water into Tampa and Boca Ciega bays.
Published: 08/27/15
Ousted, imprisoned Clearwater fire chief says he did not molest girl

Ousted, imprisoned Clearwater fire chief says he did not molest girl

CLEARWATER — The city’s former fire chief, imprisoned since 2012 after he was convicted of sexually abusing a child, is asking a judge to reconsider his case.
Published: 08/27/15

Clearwater employee dies after being found unconscious at job

Clearwater officials are investigating after a city worker died after being found unconscious on the job Wednesday.
Published: 08/26/15

Pinellas transit officials cut routes to help pay for new buses

ST. PETERSBURG – Two lightly used bus routes are gone and two others have been spared temporarily as county transportation officials look to save money and to increase efficiency.
Published: 08/26/15
Pedestrian struck by car on MLK Blvd. in Tarpon Springs

Pedestrian struck by car on MLK Blvd. in Tarpon Springs

An 18-year-old man was struck by a car early Wednesday as he walked across Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Tarpon Springs, police said.
Published: 08/26/15

Pinellas deputy involved in crash during Clearwater traffic stop

A Pinellas County deputy was injured Tuesday when he turned in front of a pickup truck while conducting a traffic stop on another vehicle.
Published: 08/26/15

Motorcyclist dies in collision, Largo police say

A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday afternoon in a collision, the Largo Police Department said.
Published: 08/25/15