Pinellas News

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
Pinellas deputy faces attempted manslaughter charge in shooting of handcuffed man

Pinellas deputy faces attempted manslaughter charge in shooting of handcuffed man

A Pinellas County deputy was arrested Friday on a charge of attempted manslaughter in connection with a December traffic stop in which he shot and wounded a handcuffed, unarmed man.
Published: 01/29/16
St. Pete woman who took children still in Madison jail, faces custody charge

St. Pete woman who took children still in Madison jail, faces custody charge

A woman faces charges of interfering with child custody after authorities said she took her son and daughter from their grandparents’ St. Petersburg home, triggering an Amber Alert that that ended in North Florida....
Published: 01/29/16
Amber Alert over after St. Pete siblings, mother found

Amber Alert over after St. Pete siblings, mother found

An statewide Amber Alert for two young St. Petersburg siblings who were reported missing early today is over.
Published: 01/28/16
Cold front brings more rain to Suncoast

Cold front brings more rain to Suncoast

Some rain is still rolling in off the Gulf today into the Tampa area thanks to a meandering cold front over North Florida that made for a wet Wednesday. The front finally passes through later today.
Published: 01/28/16

Capitol Theatre to present 2016 street party

CLEARWATER — The Capitol Theatre will present its 2016 Cruisin’ at The Capitol from noon until 5 p.m. Feb. 14 in the city’s downtown district.
Published: 01/28/16