Largo City Commission recognizes fire service officials
LARGO — A Pinellas County Sheriff's corporal underwent three surgeries for a broken rib and a punctured spleen after being assaulted inside the cell of a jail inmate.
ST. PETERSBURG –– After Mayor Rick Kriseman transferred his longtime personal secretary to the Fire Department, his chief of staff ordered the employee to not say anything negative that could hurt the mayor, records show.
ST. PETERSBURG — As the quest to commission the work of acclaimed artist Janet Echelman for the Pier pushes ahead, discontent simmers in art circles.
A Pinellas Sheriff's Office report released last week summarizing the first quarter of the Adult Pre-Arrest Diversion program showed that 179 people have completed it since the start date in October.
The offices of Pinellas County Code Enforcement will be closed today, and Monday, as staff moves to a new location at 631 Chestnut St., Clearwater.
ST. PETERSBURG — The City Council chamber had plenty of soccer aficionados outfitted in green and gold show up last week to support the Tampa Bay Rowdies' bid to join Major League Soccer and expand their home at Al Lang Stadium.
ST. PETERSBURG— The potential price tag of a new police headquarters continues to rise as City Council members last week tentatively approved spending another $4.2 million to add energy efficient features and more parking.
LARGO — It was about five months ago that commissioners approved a zip line and obstacle course for the woods north of Highland Recreation Complex in the face of strong objections from dozens of residents.
LARGO — Madeline A. Cadigan-Lettre, arrested in 2014 on charges that she attacked her husband in their St. Petersburg home, was found not guilty of aggravated battery by a jury this month.
The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance recognized five local "muses" who contribute to the St. Petersburg arts community at its fourth annual Muse Arts Awards.
ST. PETERSBURG — In the past few years, downtown St. Petersburg has gained more than 2,000 new rental units. But it was a 12-unit apartment building dating to Harry Truman's presidency that recently drew kudos from Mayor Rick Kriseman and other civic leaders.
LARGO — A 17-year-old boy was arrested after he stabbed his pregnant stepmother while in disguise and staged a burglary to make it look like someone else committed the crime, police say.
Steve Turner stood with his drum strapped across his shoulders at the center of a circle of chairs assembled in at the multipurpose room at PARC.
'Good Samaritan' walks off with woman's purse