It’s been more than a week since the city of St. Petersburg started requiring everyone to wear a face mask while inside businesses to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
Landmarks are a source of pride for locals and a destination for others. Like the Space Needle in Seattle or the Gateway Arch of St. Louis, the Pier is a visual representation of St. Petersburg's identity and its history.
The new St. Petersburg Pier District will open at 5 p.m. Monday, July 6, marking the end of 10 years of planning, debate, construction, and finally, delays due to COVID-19.
Dozens of dancers recently lined the streets of St. Petersburg for a socially distant performance called Reverberation.
A manufacturing service company headquartered in St. Petersburg is changing gears at is factories around the country so they can manufacture face masks -- and it turns out, they’re pretty good at it.
St. Petersburg police detectives arrested a 26-year-old man after receiving a tip back in April from the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children, they said.
Doctors say they continue to find connections between blood clots and COVID-19. Researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children’s hospital have now launched a clinical trial to study the use of anti-clotting medication as a treatment in children.
Stephen Johnson, 11, died Saturday night following a vehicle crash in St. Petersburg, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
St. Petersburg police are searching for a man who they say robbed the American Momentum Bank located at 5858 Central Ave and 1st Ave S. at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon.
The last two months have been a rollercoaster for Bay Area restaurants. They were finally allowed to reopen after COVID-19 forced them to close for more than a month. But only three weeks in, many have had to close again after employees tested positive.
Bay Area government leaders continue their push to get everyone wearing masks while out in public.
St. Petersburg police are investigating a crash that left several people injured after two cars nearly crashed into a home.
Researchers said children did not appear to be at any greater risk of severe illness due to COVID-19, but doctors in the Tampa Bay area say more children are testing positive for the virus.
Now that masks are required to be worn in public, indoor settings in Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor is offering free face coverings to anyone who needs them, as part of the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Mayor Rick Kriseman and the city of St. Petersburg are doing the same.
Downtown St. Petersburg was a place of celebration Friday on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth – the day the last slaves were liberated in the American south.
Masks will no longer be merely a recommendation for those in the cities of St. Petersburg and Tampa. The orders within each city are slightly different, but both take effect at 5 p.m. Friday.
After years of designs, construction, and delays, the new St. Pete Pier finally has an opening date. The Pier District and new pier will officially open to residents and visitors at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 6.
St. Petersburg police are mourning the loss of one of their former K9 officers.
St. Petersburg is the latest city to have its own 'Black Lives Matter' street mural, inspired by other cities and activists across the country who painted their own.
Robert Lowell Staton II, 40, was arrested on four felony charges after police say he used his phone and car to try and have sex with an undercover detective posing as a 14-year-old girl.