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Youngsters get inside look at law enforcement

Youngsters get inside look at law enforcement

CLEARWATER — Pinellas County sheriff’s officials on Thursday welcomed dozens of children of sheriff’s and detention center employees as part of “Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” The day of presentations and...
Published: 04/24/15
St. Pete selection committee chooses Pier Park design

St. Pete selection committee chooses Pier Park design

ST. PETERSBURG – Impressed by its park qualities and recreational opportunities, the Pier Selection Committee late Thursday made The Pier Park plan its top choice to replace the inverted pyramid that has stood on the waterfront for 42 years....
Published: 04/24/15
Man wanted in three Subway robberies, Largo police say

Man wanted in three Subway robberies, Largo police say

Largo police are looking for a man who they believe robbed Subway restaurants at gunpoint on three occasions.
Published: 04/23/15

Clearwater police charge four in rent payment thefts

Four suspects face charges in theft of rent payments from apartment complexes in The Tampa Bay area and across Florida, Clearwater police said.
Published: 04/23/15
Pre-prom mock DUI crashes staged at high schools

Pre-prom mock DUI crashes staged at high schools

EAST LAKE — In an effort to help area teens avoid becoming a tragic statistic, local public safety agencies are staging multiple mock car crashes as a reminder to avoid drinking and driving on prom night.
Published: 04/23/15

Plan for Clearwater stretch of U.S. 19 aims to encourages reinvestment

CLEARWATER — With U.S. 19 road construction nearing completion, city planners are focusing on the future of the frontage roads, malls and strip centers in the corridor that straddles the busy highway.
Published: 04/23/15
New name for PTEC, same goals for community

New name for PTEC, same goals for community

For over 50 years residents have been able to better their employment opportunities by attending courses offered by the Pinellas Technical Education Centers.
Published: 04/23/15
Pinellas program helps struggling families with minors

Pinellas program helps struggling families with minors

A new initiative designed to help get homeless Pinellas County families with minor children off the street and on their feet is off to a successful start, the program’s manager says.
Published: 04/23/15
Tarpon man gets 40 years for child ‘sextortion’

Tarpon man gets 40 years for child ‘sextortion’

TARPON SPRINGS — A Tarpon Springs man was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison last week after he pleaded guilty to coercing more than 100 girls to send him sexually explicit photos and videos while befriending them on Facebook....
Published: 04/23/15
Pinellas Pet of the Week

Pinellas Pet of the Week

Astro, a 10-year-old Chinese crested
Published: 04/23/15