St. Petersburg


  1. Sting performs to a sold-out crowd at Raymond James Stadium Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024 in Tampa. Billy Joel and Sting teamed up for one show in Tampa. Sting will return to Tampa Bay on May 9 when he performs at The Florida Orchestra's benefit concert gala in St. Petersburg.
  2. The Thai Crunch salad with chicken from Supernatural Food and Wine in Tampa.
  3. Taiwan Gland Sr. and his son Taiwan Gland Jr. are pictured in a photo that Gland Sr.'s mother Tajuana Gland-McKenzie posted publicly on her Facebook page. Gland Jr. was fatally shot at the Citrus Grove Apartments in St. Petersburg last week. On Monday, Gland Sr. was found dead in St. Petersburg after he was intentionally struck by a driver who then left the scene, according to St. Petersburg police.
  4. People attend Localtopia, a yearly celebration of all things local, at Williams Park on Saturday in St. Petersburg.
  5. Clearwater businessman Leo Govoni, center, is accused by a St. Petersburg nonprofit that administers trust funds for the medically needy, of taking $100 million in an unauthorized loan.
  6. Garrett Cheney, from the United States, performs during the Fire act on opening night of Cirque du Soleil Bazzar in the parking lot of Tropicana Field on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 in St. Petersburg. The show runs from February 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024.
  7. IDEA Exchange Pinellas, a harm reduction program in St. Petersburg, collects used syringes at 1525 16th St. S. Suite 3. The needle exchange has seen wounds linked to xylazine, a horse sedative found in the illicit fentanyl supply.
  8. Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is to be rebranded in March to reflect the name of its owner, Orlando Health.
  9. St. Petersburg police are investigating a shooting at the Citrus Grove Apartments late Thursday that killed an 18-year-old man.
  10. Tim Burke departs federal court in Tampa after his hearing on Thursday.
  11. The Florida Capitol complex in Tallahassee. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would preempt local governments from being able to set living wage standards for contractors they hire for publicly funded work.
  12. Media consultant Tim Burke, 45, stands in his digital media studio at the Seminole Heights home which he shares with his wife, Tampa City Council member Lynn Hurtak, on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, in Tampa where agents with FBI conducted a search and seizure of personal electronics and notebooks in early May.
  13. Flowers are shown on Wednesday near where a young girl died Tuesday after she and her brother were digging a hole in the sand on the beach at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and it collapsed on them, burying them both.
  14. Beachgoers enjoy alcoholic drinks near Caddy's on the Beach on Treasure Island in 2019. It's legal to drink on Treasure Island, but with a set of rules including no kegs and no glass bottles.
  15. Family and friends of players watch a soccer match from the sidelines at the Tournament Sportsplex Of Tampa Bay on Feb. 16.
  16. The St. Petersburg Police Department got involved when three German shepherds jumped into a stranger's car and refused to budge earlier this week.
  17. An aerial drone view of the tents for Cirque du Soleil Bazzar in the parking lot of Tropicana Field on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 in St. Petersburg. The show runs from February 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024.
  18. Ke'Andrae Davis of St. Petersburg faces a vehicular homicide charge in connection with a crash in which his friend was killed.
  19. Elie Wiesel, a Nobel laureate and author who survived the Holocaust, gives a speech titled "On the Threshold of the 21st Century" at Eckerd College on Feb. 9, 1994, in St. Petersburg. Wiesel called for an end to violence, telling a packed auditorium that man's inhumanity to man cannot continue. He was a visiting professor at Eckerd for years before he died in 2016.
  20. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right,  hold a news conference in Del Rio, Texas, on July 17, 2021, to talk about an effort to enforce the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
  21. Times reporter Gabrielle Calise, who is on guitar with the band Bitter Quitters and the Interludes, culminates Ladies Rock Camp performing at Bayboro Brewing in St. Petersburg on Feb. 11.
  22. A person snaps a photo of Historic Old Northeast’s popular Tabebuia tree, or pink trumpet tree, which is in full bloom, Monday in St. Petersburg.
  23. FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2011, file photo, President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, died Friday, July 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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