Pinellas News

St. Pete teen sentenced to prison for manslaughter

CLEARWATER — A St. Petersburg teenager who shot another teen in the head during the Independence Day weekend last year has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge.
Published: 04/20/16
St. Pete woman dies when car crashes after being forced off road

St. Pete woman dies when car crashes after being forced off road

A 40-year-old St. Petersburg woman died Tuesday morning when the car she was a passenger in was forced off the road and into a utility pole by another vehicle, police said.
Published: 04/20/16
Northern Pinellas School News, April 20

Northern Pinellas School News, April 20

TS resident named to Bob Jones volleyball team
Published: 04/20/16
13 men arrested in online child-sex sting

13 men arrested in online child-sex sting

Thirteen men — including one each from Wimauma and St. Petersburg — were arrested over three days last week in an operation targeting online sexual predators of children in Sarasota County, Sheriff Tom Knight said Wednesday.
Published: 04/20/16
Documents released in probe of teens who drowned in stolen car

Documents released in probe of teens who drowned in stolen car

ST. PETERSBURG — After three teenagers drove into a cemetery pond in a stolen car and died, police officers were dispatched to locations throughout St. Petersburg to break the news to the girls’ loved ones....
Published: 04/19/16
Updated: 04/20/16
Pinellas Pet of the Week

Pinellas Pet of the Week

Harper, a 5-year-old hound mix
Published: 04/19/16
Tarpon High winter guard named world champs

Tarpon High winter guard named world champs

TARPON SPRINGS — From the band to the culinary academy to athletics, Tarpon Springs High students earn plenty of accolades throughout each school year thanks to their varying talents.
Published: 04/19/16
Clearwater police giving good kids free Slurpees

Clearwater police giving good kids free Slurpees

Once again, Clearwater police will be offering sweet treats for children as a reward for good behavior.
Published: 04/19/16
St. Pete slaying suspect arrested in Puerto Rico

St. Pete slaying suspect arrested in Puerto Rico

The suspect in the April 7 slaying at a St. Petersburg apartment complex was taken into custody Monday night at a relative’s home in Puerto Rico, police said.
Published: 04/19/16
WWII-era ship gives Pinellas rescue team a tight challenge

WWII-era ship gives Pinellas rescue team a tight challenge

When a building collapses, a child falls down a well or a worker is stranded atop a high rise under construction, the Pinellas County Technical Rescue Team is called to help.
Published: 04/18/16