Shooting suspect faces murder charges after opening fire on St. Pete police officer: SPD
A man accused of shooting at a St. Petersburg police officer Wednesday night has been arrested.
Affordable housing for Pinellas County teachers moves one step closer to reality
It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of affordable housing across the Bay Area, which is why Pinellas County Schools is addressing that need for its teachers and employees.
Gibbs High School School Resource Officer receives national honors for helping others
A few years ago, Officer Grace Albritton had an idea."It was just one table, and now it has flourished into a big classroom," she said.The Gibbs High School Resource Officer and school graduate started collecting clothing and toiletry donations for students.
Palm Harbor man wins $1 million from scratch-off
The Florida Lottery announced that 50-year-old Gregory Alexopoulos claimed the $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game on Wednesday.
Manatee County teacher hit and killed by car in St. Pete crosswalk: Police
A Freedom Elementary School teacher died after he was hit by a car in St. Petersburg over the weekend, according to officials.
Ukrainian refugees find community at St. Patrick Catholic School
St. Patrick Catholic School has become a safe haven for refugees in need of a home and support.
St. Petersburg College Solar Apprenticeship Program brings more jobs
St. Petersburg College is partnering with the Florida Solar Energy Center at the University of Central Florida to create the first-ever state-approved solar apprenticeship program in Florida.
Sextortion crimes on the rise in St. Pete
More children and adults are falling victim to sextortion crimes so far this year compared to last year, according to the St. Pete Police Department.
Sheriff: 4 arrested in deadly Largo drug deal: ‘You play with fire, you’re going to get burned’
Four men are facing first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Jacksonville man in April at a Largo business center.
BayCare Ballpark putting their fireworks show on hold for two eaglets
After numerous calls from the public, BayCare Ballpark is temporarily putting their fireworks shows on hold out of respect for two eaglets.
Construction begins on first affordable housing complex funded by Penny for Pinellas tax
On Monday, Pinellas County will break ground on its next big affordable housing complex.
Motorcycle driver sustains life-threatening injuries in two-vehicle crash
On Saturday morning, the Largo Police Department's Traffic Homicide Unit responded to a two-vehicle crash in the area of Bluffs Drive and Indian Rocks Rd.
National Pride Month festivities begin in St. Petersburg
When the calendar flips to June, it’s "National Pride Month," and St. Petersburg is known for having the largest pride festival in the state and one of the largest in the country.
Largo's National Spelling Bee champion won in final year of eligibility
It was so quiet you could hear a pin drop. Then, 14-year-old Dev Shah was given his final word to spell at the 95th Scripps National Spelling Bee: Psammophile.
Suspect armed carjackers arrested after crashing into police cruiser during pursuit, officers say
A couple of good Samaritans became crime victims early Friday morning when they stopped to help a woman they thought was in distress and got carjacked.
Video: Suspected BUI boater appears unconscious as he gets close to swimmers in Madeira Beach, deputies say
Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies arrested John Stead, 63, for boating under the influence after being stopped by marine units around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Pinellas County deputy arrested after sending death threats to wife, detective say
A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested after sending his wife death threats, officials said.
Video: Armed robbery suspects sought by St. Petersburg police
The St. Petersburg Police Department is searching for two men they say were armed when they forced a man to withdraw cash from a St. Petersburg ATM several times early Saturday morning.
Flooding closes I-275 exit in St. Pete as showers moved through Bay area
Flooding closed off the southbound exit of I-275 on 54th Avenue South in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon, troopers said.
‘I’m going to kill everyone’: Armed man killed by officer sent threatening text before deadly shooting: PCSO
A Pinellas Park Police Department officer is on administrative leave after a domestic disturbance turned deadly early Tuesday morning.