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Stingray season starts slow on Pinellas beaches
For the unsuspecting swimmer, encountering a stingray can be harrowing.
Published on 05/29/13
Updated on 05/30/13
Pinellas tourism officials leverage “best” beach titles
Pinellas County didn't make the cut this year in an annual ranking of America's best beaches, but you won't hear tourism officials complaining.
Published on 05/24/13
400-pound tiger has surgery to remove giant hairball
Ty, the 17-year-old Tiger, had not been eating for the past couple of weeks.
Published on 05/22/13
Updated on 05/23/13
St. Pete man stands trial for rape, murder
With his DNA matched to semen left behind, along with a newspaper splotched with his fingerprints, there was little doubt Virgil DeBose sexually assaulted 78-year-old Audrey Mulligan six years ago, a prosecutor strongly sug...
Published on 05/22/13
Updated on 05/23/13
Mendez at heart of it all for Bulls
Alex Mendez is a big part of USF's success, but he knows he has a lot more to contribute beyond baseball.
Published on 05/21/13
Updated on 05/22/13
Palm Harbor girl injured by lawnmower meets Winter the dolphin
When she first saw the big gray creature right in front of her in the pool, Ireland Nugent cried.
Published on 05/18/13
After 62 years of marriage, couple dies two days apart
When Richard Wheeley's daughter told him on Friday that his wife had died, he wouldn't believe it. On Sunday, another daughter went to check on her grieving dad, but he never answered the door.
Published on 05/10/13
Pinellas commissioners deny Safety Harbor apartment project
Plans for a controversial new apartment complex in Safety Harbor were derailed Tuesday after Pinellas County commissioners sided with residents who said they would rather neighboring land remained an industrial site.
Published on 05/07/13
Updated on 05/08/13
Man pleads guilty in double murder at St. Pete convenience store
Khadafy Mullens thought he was going to beat the charges, but then changed his plea and the judge will decide his sentence.
Published on 04/29/13
Updated on 04/30/13
Jailed tax cheat’s warning: Just ‘don’t do it’
Russell Simmons says it was just too easy to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government.
Published on 04/28/13
Pinellas to explore mandatory pet spaying and neutering
County leaders are considering making Pinellas just one of a handful of Florida communities that require pet owners to spay or neuter their animals.
Published on 04/23/13
Updated on 04/24/13
Charity: Toddler injured by mower will get top-quality prosthetic legs
Learning to walk again will be a struggle for Ireland Nugent, but a local charity has pledged to make sure the injured toddler gets the best care available, including the top-quality prosthetic legs she’ll need.
Published on 04/13/13
Housing a key to downtown Clearwater’s revival, leaders say
City leaders say building residences on an empty lot on the east side of downtown is essential to filling the area with more businesses and people.
Published on 04/06/13
Updated on 04/08/13
Tampa Bay Rays’ Hernandez has difficult outing
Just when Roberto Hernandez appeared to squeeze all the suspense out of the Rays’ biggest remaining decision of spring training, he may have left the clubh...
Published on 03/27/13
Pinellas officials fighting charter school legislation
New proposals from Florida legislators could bring more charter schools to Pinellas County, but not if Pinellas County School Board members have their say.
Published on 03/27/13