St. Petersburg


  1. Police are investigating after a decomposed body was discovered Thursday in some heavy brush at Dell Holmes Park in St. Petersburg.
  2. The Marshall Student Center at the University of South Florida, where officials have named four finalists to be the school's next chief academic officer.
  3. People listen while attending during a press conference held by local Black pastors, announcing their official endorsement of Sugar Hill Community Partners developers as their choice for the redevelopment of the Tropicana Field site, Thursday, May 19, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  4. Dinosaurs are set to invade Largo Oct. 14-23 in the Jurassic Encounter. The walk-thru dinosaur experience, shown here at a recent display in Virginia.
  5. Tal Zentmeyer, 2nd AC, snaps a slate for a scene for the film Baked With a Kiss on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Walsingham Park in Seminole.
  6. The bar Good Intentions, a new vegan restaurant in St. Petersburg, features a horseshoe-shaped bar with towering shelves stacked with lush plants, ceramics, glassware and books.
  7. Networking technology maker DZS Inc. is cutting 58 jobs at its Seminole manufacturing plant after outsourcing those operations to an independent company.
  8. Visitors at Largo Central Park will find close to 70 dinosaurs set up in a walk-through display Oct. 14-23 called the Jurassic Encounter. It includes interactive encounters, shown here at a recent display in Virginia, as well as a dino dig and bouncy houses.
  9. Rosey Williams, the founder of Indie Flea poses for a portrait at the Indie Flea Market on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 in St. Petersburg. The market is returning — and celebrating a decade in St. Petersburg — on Oct. 9.
  10. Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday.
  11. Kim Vogel, left, the District 1 representative of the Citizens Redistricting Commission, and Rev. J.C. Pritchett II, who represents District 7, listen as members discuss a map proposal on Monday in St. Petersburg. The commission approved a new map despite the departure of Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, who resigned after complaints against her and Rev. J.C. Pritchett II brought up conflict of interest accusations about their involvement in the redistricting process.
  12. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister speaks to reporters during a security briefing at the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office last month in Tampa. The sheriff's office was one of several local agencies to send help to southwest Florida after Hurricane Ian.
  13. The University of South Florida has announced that college of arts performances are now free. The USF Jazztet will perform Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Barness Recital Hall.
  14. Joan and Kevin DiMaggio dressed as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg on Halloween in 2021.
  15. BayFirst Financial, formerly known as First Home Bank, is closing its Clearwater residential mortgage office and laying off 58 workers.
  16. The Selmon Expressway West officially opened on Monday April 19, 2021. This view is from underneath the flyover on Gandy Blvd. eastbound.
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  18. Jake Moses, 19, left, and Heather Jones, 18, of Fort Myers, explore a section of destroyed businesses at Fort Myers Beach on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022. The community was mostly destroyed after Hurricane Ian made landfall on Wednesday.
  19. Amanda Tress, founder and CEO of the FASTer Way to Fat Loss, offers a high-five to pro trainer Haven Hennessey while recording a workout session on Sept. 6 at the company’s headquarters in Clearwater. Also participating, at left, is Tress' husband Brandon.
  20. Duke Energy trucks are staged the parking lot at Tropicana Field in preparation for Hurricane Ian on Wednesday in St. Petersburg.
  21. Hilleary Gramling, 28, walks her dog as she avoids a blocked sidewalk where a tree splintered due to winds from Hurricane Ian in front of a house at 2201 Fifth Ave. N on Thursday in St. Petersburg.
  22. Twenty-one Chilean flamingos, left, sheltered in the ladies' bathroom off the main lobby of Sunken Gardens during Hurricane Ian. Staff members including Emily Mastoroudis, right, carried them carefully inside one at a time.
  23. Disaster Program Manager Bill Egerton explains features including storage containing PPE and food distribution materials within their emergency response vehicle at the American Red Cross in Norfolk, Va. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. This vehicle will be deployed to Florida on Monday to assist with Hurricane Ian relief efforts.
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