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St. Pete unveils young-defender diversion program

St. Pete unveils young-defender diversion program

ST. PETERSBURG — The St. Petersburg Police Department is offering a chance for juveniles who commit minor offenses to keep their criminal records clean through service in the community.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Development finally coming to Largo’s business district

Development finally coming to Largo’s business district

LARGO — A boom in rental housing construction in communities throughout the Suncoast at last may be coming to this mid-Pinellas County city’s core business district.
Published: 03/30/15
Tarpon ‘hemp house’ owner an ambassador for no-high crop

Tarpon ‘hemp house’ owner an ambassador for no-high crop

TARPON SPRINGS — Bob Clayton’s first encounter with hemp was at a health food store where the fibrous plant was sold in bottles as an ideal source of protein and omega acids.
Published: 03/30/15
Inmate now fifth person charged in Clearwater man’s death

Inmate now fifth person charged in Clearwater man’s death

CLEARWATER — A woman serving a state prison sentence has become the fifth person charged in the slaying of an 82-year-old man, police said.
Published: 03/27/15
St. Pete woman dies after car rear-ends PSTA bus

St. Pete woman dies after car rear-ends PSTA bus

A 54-year-old woman died Friday morning after she had a medical emergency and lost control of her car, which rear-ended a stopped Pinellas County transit bus, investigators said.
Published: 03/27/15
Hudson mom started fundraising page day before sons died

Hudson mom started fundraising page day before sons died

HUDSON - Helen Campochiaro, whose two young sons died in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday night, started a gofundme page the day before the shooting, asking the public's help in raising money for a rental deposit so she and her four boys could mo...
Published: 03/27/15
Sulfur dioxide leak patched at Pinellas wastewater facility

Sulfur dioxide leak patched at Pinellas wastewater facility

A sulfur dioxide leak was contained inside a Pinellas County water treatment facility Wednesday, the Lealman Fire Department said.
Published: 03/25/15
Pinellas Pet of the Week

Pinellas Pet of the Week

6-year-old Chihuahua, Casey
Published: 03/25/15
Tarpon train depot museum to hold History Hunt

Tarpon train depot museum to hold History Hunt

TARPON SPRINGS — Playing off the upcoming Easter holiday tradition of egg scavenging, the Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society is offering a hunt of its own this year.
Published: 03/25/15
Open house set to discuss Dunedin Causeway future

Open house set to discuss Dunedin Causeway future

DUNEDIN - For many, the Dunedin Causeway offers more than just a way to get from the mainland to Honeymoon Island. It's a recreation area that draws bikers, boaters, walkers, runners, sunbathers and swimmers....
Published: 03/26/15