Saturday, May 26, 2018
News Roundup

Sunset Point Road to close for utility pipeline work Monday

clearwater

Sunset Point road to close for pipe work

Sunset Point Road from Douglas Avenue to Edgewater Drive will be closed to traffic on Monday to repair utility pipelines. Union Street can be used as a detour route. Questions? Call Clearwater's Traffic Engineering Division at (727) 562-4750.

safety harbor

Candidates will speak at forum

Safety Harbor voters are invited to the 2012 candidates forum on Wednesday evening at City Hall, 750 Main St. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. and submit your questions to ask the three candidates for Safety Harbor City Commission. The League of Women Voters will host the forum, which begins at 6 p.m. The candidates for Commission Seat 1 are, in alphabetical order, Richard Blake, Ray R. Irvin, and Robert "Bobby" Saltzman. You can watch it live online at cityofsafetyharbor.com or when it replays on Safety Harbor's TV channel (Bright House Channel 615, Knology Channel 15, Verizon FiOS Channel 25). For more information, call the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce at (727) 726-2890.

countywide

Hearing looks at Sheriff's Office

The public is invited to attend a hearing at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss the performance of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The program is being held in connection with the agency's national accreditation inspection through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement. Inspections take place every three years. It will be held at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Child Protection Division, 855 Ulmerton Road, Suite 255, Largo. For information, call Deborah Sterling, (727) 582-6391.

Dunedin

Honeymoon Island does Halloween

Get ready to celebrate Halloween at Honeymoon Island. Friends of the Island Parks invite the public to "Halloween in the Park XV" on Friday and Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. This year's theme will focus on the Wild West. There will be a haunted house, a haunted trail and a family area for the younger ones that will include arts and crafts, games, music and freeze dance. There will also be food, face painting, fortune telling, games, bungee jump, a dunk tank, and story­telling with the Dunedin library. A donation of $10 per carload will include 10 free game tickets. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Walking shoes, insect repellent and a small flashlight are also suggested. Visit floridastateparks.org/honeymoonisland or call (727) 469-5942.

Pinellas deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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Her husband wouldn’t apologize to her father — so she shot him, police say

Her husband wouldn’t apologize to her father — so she shot him, police say

RIVERVIEW — A Riverview woman shot and killed her husband Saturday because he punched her father and wouldn’t say sorry, the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office said.Sabrina Michelle Hendley, 40, faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Mark A. H...
Updated: 6 minutes ago

PLANT CITY — A Seffner woman died Saturday from injuries sustained when her sports utility vehicle flipped off the road and crashed into a fence near the intersection of Tanner Road and State Road 574.Amanda K. Cepeda-Duque, 21, was traveling west on...
Updated: 9 minutes ago

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An American Airlines passenger was refused beer - so he screamed, fought and spit blood, FBI says

An American Airlines passenger was refused beer - so he screamed, fought and spit blood, FBI says

It began, as so many plane debacles seem to, with strange sounds in the bathroom.They were the noises of Jason Felix, one of the passengers on Wednesday’s American Airlines flight out of Saint Croix, according to a FBI affidavit recounting events lea...
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Rays Tales: What the trade of Alex Colome and Denard Span leads to next

Rays Tales: What the trade of Alex Colome and Denard Span leads to next

The reality of Friday's surprising trade of Alex Colome and Denard Span to Seattle is, of course, between the extremes.One side is screaming this is the latest proof the Rays are driven more to pocket money than winning games (and, for the loudest, o...
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No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Dry pine needles and dead wood snapped under fire prevention officer Matt Engbring’s boots as he hiked a half-mile into the woods in search of a makeshift campsite that had served as one man’s home until this week when the area was...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Police investigating shooting outside nightclub

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred outside a south St. Petersburg nightclub early Saturday morning.Brennan-Aire D. Williams, 28, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving by cab at Bayfront Health. Police invest...
Updated: 3 hours ago
More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

WASHINGTON — A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court’s highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a s...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Vegas envy: Is Tampa Bay ready for a Vegas’ birth-to-best story?

Vegas envy: Is Tampa Bay ready for a Vegas’ birth-to-best story?

What in the name of the 0-26 Bucs is going on here?The breathtaking Vegas Golden Knights are the greatest expansion team in professional sports history. They are the best (or worst) thing to ever happen to our games, having won 51 times during the re...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Hernando officials seize 36 neglected dogs from sanctuary

Hernando officials seize 36 neglected dogs from sanctuary

WEEKI WACHEE — A woman who runs an animal sanctuary will face dozens of animal cruelty charges after Hernando County animal enforcement officers said they found dogs, equine, pigs, cats and chickens housed in poor conditions on her property.Animal of...
Published: 05/26/18