Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

St. Petersburg Tribune

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.
Updated: 4 hours ago
St. Pete leaders launch review in wake of sewer water spill

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

ST. PETERSBURG — 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.
Updated: 5 hours ago
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.
Updated: 5 hours ago

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
Wheeler-Brown, ‘Will’ Newton finish 1-2 in South St. Pete’s primary election

Wheeler-Brown, ‘Will’ Newton finish 1-2 in South St. Pete’s primary election

ST. PETERSBURG – Lisa Wheeler-Brown and Winthrop “Will” Newton easily emerged atop a five-candidate District 7 city council primary election Tuesday and will meet in the general election in November....
Published: 08/25/15

Woman dies after falling from moving vehicle, St. Pete police say

A St. Petersburg woman died Monday after she fell off a moving vehicle she was hanging onto, St. Petersburg police said.
Published: 08/25/15