Pinellas News

Pinellas Pet of the Week

Pinellas Pet of the Week

Missy, an 8-year-old Maltese
Published: 02/03/16
State agency probing complaint about Tarpon official

State agency probing complaint about Tarpon official

TARPON SPRINGS — City officials revealed that an anonymous complaint has been filed to the state regarding the building code administrator license of the director of the municipal Building Department.
Published: 02/03/16
Sanctuary serves as retirement home for animals

Sanctuary serves as retirement home for animals

Over 60 years ago, the beginnings of the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary took hold off Alt. 19, in Palm Harbor. Mae and Robert Noell bought the property to house chimpanzees that were the stars of their traveling show around the U.S. The husband-and-wife ...
Published: 02/03/16
Emergency dispatchers  train to aid mentally ill

Emergency dispatchers train to aid mentally ill

LARGO — Law enforcement dispatchers from around the Suncoast on Tuesday heard insights about how to handle emergency calls involving mentally ill people.
Published: 02/03/16

Man suffers fatal heart attack after scooter crash, deputies say

A 72-year-old St. Pete Beach man died from a heart attack after he was in a scooter crash Tuesday afternoon, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 02/03/16
Police: Sex offender caught molesting 3-year-old daughter of girlfriend

Police: Sex offender caught molesting 3-year-old daughter of girlfriend

A 50-year-old registered sex offender has been accused of molesting the 3-year-old daughter of his girlfriend in St. Petersburg, police said.
Published: 02/03/16
Percussion drums bullying out of schools

Percussion drums bullying out of schools

Nobody likes a bully and an effort Saturday afternoon at Osceola Middle School aimed to make that point heard loud and clear.
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16
Groundbreaking for PH Greek Orthodox church destroyed by fire

Groundbreaking for PH Greek Orthodox church destroyed by fire

PALM HARBOR — A Palm Harbor Greek Orthodox church destroyed by an electrical fire in 2014 will soon be replaced, thanks to parishioner fundraising.
Published: 02/02/16
Dog park to open in Dunedin with Super Bowl-themed events

Dog park to open in Dunedin with Super Bowl-themed events

Dunedin dog owners will have another option to let their pets romp with fellow canines when “Paw Park” opens on Saturday.
Published: 02/01/16
Clearwater Marine Aquarium producing online shows

Clearwater Marine Aquarium producing online shows

CLEARWATER — The forecast was jaw-dropping — an economic impact of $5 billion from the movie “Dolphin Tale,” produced locally and based on the true story of how the Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescues sick and injured sea c...
Published: 02/01/16