Friday, August 22, 2014

St. Petersburg native Danielle Collins to play in U.S. Open


St. Petersburg native Danielle Collins to play in U.S. Open


Classes start on Tuesday at the University of Virginia, but Danielle Collins won't be there. The St. Petersburg native will miss the first few days of her junior year, but she has an excused absence. Collins will be playing in the U.S. Open, which starts ...


St. Pete history museum looks to future with digital currency


The St. Petersburg Museum of History is ready for bowl season. In advance of hosting an event today with Bitpay executives and the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce to inform the business community about how bitcoin works, the museum lateThursday ...


St. Pete tries mounted officers after incidents along corridor


ST. PETERSBURG — City police plan to amp up patrols on the Pinellas Trail by using their biggest officers, Brooklyn and Jacob. The Percheron thoroughbred cross horses each weigh about 1,400 pounds, making Officer Ron Try about 9 feet tall at the ...


$19M in cocaine offloaded in St. Pete


$19M in cocaine offloaded in St. Pete The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hawk offloade approximately 576 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of nearly $19 million, Friday at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg. Check out this story on ...


Construction worker killed in St. Petersburg


A construction worker is dead following an accident at a job site in St. Petersburg. Authorities say 53-year-old John Winchester was driving a roller on top of a sand berm on Thursday afternoon when it slipped and rolled on top of him. Sgt. Elizabeth Brady ...


St. Pete council may invest city money in stock market


ST. PETERSBURG — City officials are getting ready to play the stock market. Frustrated at small returns on low-risk investments in U.S. treasury bonds and fixed-income securities, some city council members have been pushing the city to invest some funds ...


High-speed ferry service could link St. Petersburg and Tampa


The city of St. Petersburg is getting on board with an idea to have a high-speed ferry in Tampa Bay. Hillsborough County is considering bringing a ferry service to the area. It would primarily target people who work at MacDill Air Force Base and live in ...


Pete Wentz Welcomes Son Saint Lazslo


Pete Wentz‘s new baby is a Saint! The Fall Out Boy bassist, 35, and model girlfriend Meagan Camper, 25, welcomed a son, Saint Lazslo, on Wednesday, Aug. 20 in Los Angeles, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. “Mom and baby are happy and healthy,” the rep says.


The 1996 St Petersburg FL Riots


It has become a depressingly familiar story in 21st century America. A young unarmed black man is shot and killed by a white policeman. Street protests turn into rioting, arson, and looting. And it all repeats two weeks later when the police officer is ...


St. Petersburg: 2014 football preview


Sarasota Riverview at St. Petersburg, Oct. 31: The Bradenton Manatee game two weeks earlier is a big district game for sure. But that one is on the road against a traditional power. The second spot in the district will likely come down to this game.



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