Sheriff's office Pursuits fall 78%
Pursuits by Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputies have declined 78 percent since a new chase policy was implemented last year.
Former Treasure Island Mayor Mary Maloof is the 2015 Queen of Hearts, a distinction that recognizes her extensive service even beyond that role in communities in Pinellas County and Tampa Bay.
Hospital guild luncheon
The Beach and St. Petersburg branches of the All Children's Hospital Guild will present a spring luncheon and fashion show from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Bayou Country Club, 7979 Bayou Club Blvd., Largo. Entrepreneur Lindsay Phillips, creator …
TREASURE ISLAND — Voters will decide Tuesday on whether to keep their current mayor or go with a political newcomer who advocates change in policing and spending.
INDIAN SHORES — County officials shuttered Fire Station 26 in Indian Shores almost five years ago to save money, over protests from beach officials who said the move would reduce service.
ST. PETE BEACH — The long and expensive wars over development rules here may end Monday when the commission takes a final vote on changes to the city's comprehensive plan.
ST. PETERSBURG — The distinct histories and architecture of the city's neighborhoods have been credited with fueling its recent renaissance, but a battle has started over what kind of balance to strike between preservation and development.
ST. PETERSBURG — At least three times in the past year, Mayor Rick Kriseman had to deal with flareups over the city's co-sponsored events process.
ST. PETERSBURG — Forty-two seconds was all it took for Brian Auld to make a bad first impression on greater St. Petersburg.
Baseball is a game of tradition — hot dogs, peanuts, Cracker Jack, the crack of the bat, the seventh-inning stretch, and rooting for the home team. • Around here, there's a local baseball tradition that's about to return: an annual migration of Northerners arriving to escape the brutal winter weather in …
ST. PETERSBURG — Days before his 100th birthday, Willie N. Rogers spoke with reverence about Eleanor Roosevelt and her sense of racial justice. He mentioned what he said was a prevailing sentiment of the time, that black people were incapable of understanding complex machines, much less fly a plane.
Kassindjaa Montague's academic success had taken a dreadful turn.
If this well gets poisoned any further, the relationship between the Tampa Bay Rays and the St. Petersburg City Council is going to make the Ukraine dustup look like a neighborly spat over a borrowed lawn mower.
A SERVICE DOG FOR SAMANTHA: Samantha Singh of Treasure Island received a Diabetes Alert Dog, Kali, after a fundraising effort spread over three years. The Singh family raised $25,000 through Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers of Madison, Va., to send both a dog and trainer for Samantha. Bill Edwards of the Edwards …
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rev. Philip Lilly expects there will be a certain amount of disruption for his congregation as the yearslong, $83 million Gandy Boulevard project proceeds.