Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Pinellas News

Paper or plastic? Either will cost you under St. Petersburg proposal

Paper or plastic? Either will cost you under St. Petersburg proposal

In addition to new regulations on straws and Styrofoam, the city is looking at implementing a fee for all single-use bags
Published: 11/16/18
Charges are being filed against the homeless vet and couple who raised $400,000 for him online

Charges are being filed against the homeless vet and couple who raised $400,000 for him online

The heart warming story of a homeless veteran who saved a woman was all a scheme to make money, prosecutors in New Jersey say.
Published: 11/15/18
Florida woman steals lobster from Red Lobster tank, tells deputies she was 'blacked out drunk'

Florida woman steals lobster from Red Lobster tank, tells deputies she was 'blacked out drunk'

The lobster never saw it coming. And it was never seen again.
Published: 11/14/18
Updated: 11/15/18
Doctor facing malpractice suit wins key appellate court ruling

Doctor facing malpractice suit wins key appellate court ruling

Appeals court upholds ruling that expert witness doctor was not qualified to render opinion.
Published: 11/14/18
Wisconsin company gives guns as a Christmas bonus

Wisconsin company gives guns as a Christmas bonus

A small business owner in Wisconsin decided he didn't want his employees to blow their Christmas bonuses on stress and bills. So instead of cash, he bought them all guns.
Published: 11/14/18
Victim in fatal wrong-way crash was a veteran who died on Veteran’s Day

Victim in fatal wrong-way crash was a veteran who died on Veteran’s Day

He was fatally injured Monday while loading his bike onto the front of a bus on Gulf Boulevard. The wrong-way driver was impaired, deputies say.
Published: 11/13/18
FHP: Daytona Beach man killed crossing St. Petersburg street

FHP: Daytona Beach man killed crossing St. Petersburg street

The 59-year-old pedestrian walked into the path of an oncoming car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 11/13/18
Woman killed by stray bullet in St. Pete shooting was a nursing assistant, mother of 5

Woman killed by stray bullet in St. Pete shooting was a nursing assistant, mother of 5

Aesha Kendrick, 38, fell victim to a shooter who was firing at another target, St. Petersburg police said. Her death left family members reeling Monday and her five children, ages 1 to 17, without a m
Published: 11/12/18

Pinellas news briefs

Quick news from Pinellas County
Published: 11/12/18
Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in St. Petersburg crash

Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in St. Petersburg crash

A 38-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after he ran a red light and crashed his 1998 Honda motorcycle into another vehicle early Monday morning.
Published: 11/12/18