Thursday, Feb 04, 2016

St. Petersburg Tribune

Pinellas teacher accused of impregnating 16-year-old student

Pinellas teacher accused of impregnating 16-year-old student

ST. PETERSBURG — A former Pinellas County high school teacher was charged with sexual activity with a minor after authorities said a 16-year-old student gave birth to his child last year.
Updated: 4 hours ago
St. Pete’s highest-ranking woman police officer takes top job in Bradenton

St. Pete’s highest-ranking woman police officer takes top job in Bradenton

ST. PETERSBURG — Since accepting an offer to be Bradenton’s next police chief, Melanie Bevan has been wrapping up lose ends and packing up her St. Petersburg office.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Bag accidentally left in St. Pete city hall after Uhuru protest triggers brief evacation

St. Petersburg City Hall was briefly evacuated Thursday morning after a backpack was accidentally left behind as protesters were escorted out of a council meeting, police said.
Published: 02/04/16
Police: Sex offender caught molesting 3-year-old daughter of girlfriend

Police: Sex offender caught molesting 3-year-old daughter of girlfriend

A 50-year-old registered sex offender has been accused of molesting the 3-year-old daughter of his girlfriend in St. Petersburg, police said.
Published: 02/03/16
Updated: 02/04/16

Pedestrian killed crossing street, Gulfport police say

A pedestrian died Wednesday after he was struck by a vehicle, Gulfport police said.
Published: 02/03/16
Tribune Pinellas Athletes Of The Week: Jan. 25-30

Tribune Pinellas Athletes Of The Week: Jan. 25-30

PINELLAS COUNTY
Published: 02/03/16
New St. Pete residence gives women chance at independence

New St. Pete residence gives women chance at independence

ST. PETERSBURG — A few days after Kathryn Lynn moved her life possessions — two suitcases and five bins — into the recently completed Baldwin Women’s Residence she already was contemplating her next move....
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16
Emergency dispatchers trained on dealing with mentally ill

Emergency dispatchers trained on dealing with mentally ill

LARGO — Law enforcement dispatchers from around the Tampa Bay region on Tuesday heard insights about how to handle emergency calls involving mentally ill people.
Published: 02/02/16

Man suffers fatal heart attack after scooter crash, Pinellas deputies say

A 72-year-old St. Pete Beach man died from a heart attack after he was in a scooter crash this afternoon, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 02/02/16
Demolition continues as Friendship TrailBridge slowly disappears

Demolition continues as Friendship TrailBridge slowly disappears

Piece by piece, barges are hauling away the Friendship TrailBridge between Hillsborough and Pinellas counties alongside the Gandy Bridge.
Published: 02/02/16