Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

St. Petersburg Tribune

Police: Largo woman stole tortoise from Clearwater pet store

Police: Largo woman stole tortoise from Clearwater pet store

A Largo woman was arrested Wednesday after police say she was seen on surveillance stealing a tortoise from a Clearwater pet store.
Published: 01/28/16

One dead in crash involving semi in St. Petersburg

A St. Petersburg man was killed early this morning when he crashed into a tractor-trailer that had turned in front of him.
Published: 01/27/16
St. Petersburg assistant police chief Bevan to head Bradenton force

St. Petersburg assistant police chief Bevan to head Bradenton force

Melanie Bevan, St. Petersburg’s assistant police chief since 2012 and a finalist for the city’s top position in 2014, will get that opportunity in Bradenton.
Published: 01/27/16

Tarpon Springs man wins $3 million in lottery scratch-off game

A Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket has earned a Tarpon Springs man a $3 million payday.
Published: 01/27/16
Northbound I-275 in Tampa reopened to traffic after downtown crash

Northbound I-275 in Tampa reopened to traffic after downtown crash

Northbound Interstate 275 in Tampa is open again after an early morning crash backed up traffic heading into downtown.
Published: 01/27/16
Seminole man accused of threatening mosques accepts plea agreement

Seminole man accused of threatening mosques accepts plea agreement

TAMPA — A Seminole man charged with making threatening phone calls to Pinellas County mosques after the Paris terrorist attack has agreed to plead guilty to a federal offense, according to court filings.
Published: 01/26/16
Updated: 01/27/16

Woman in motorized wheelchair dies in crash, St. Pete police say

A 43-year-old woman was killed Tuesday night when her motorized wheelchair was struck by a car in a St. Petersburg intersection, police said.
Published: 01/26/16
Updated: 01/27/16
St. Pete refines plan to help poor south-city neighborhoods

St. Pete refines plan to help poor south-city neighborhoods

ST. PETERSBURG – From property improvement and development grants to funding for “Paint Your Heart Out,” the city has identified 10 programs to kick off a 30-year redevelopment effort in the southside neighborhoods and business...
Published: 01/26/16

St. Pete woman shoots man during argument, police say

An argument between a couple ended with a man being shot and his girlfriend in custody, St. Petersburg police said today.
Published: 01/26/16
Suspect in 2013 disappearance of Clearwater woman dies

Suspect in 2013 disappearance of Clearwater woman dies

A key suspect and former roommate of a Clearwater woman who went missing in 2013 has died.
Published: 01/26/16