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5 injured in accidental shooting at Clearwater Beach hotel, police say

5 injured in accidental shooting at Clearwater Beach hotel, police say

A man accidentally fired a gun in a Clearwater Beach hotel this afternoon and the bullet grazed his leg before striking a tile floor, which sent shrapnel into four bystanders, including two children, police said.
Published: 05/14/15
Trapper removes alligator on East Lake High campus

Trapper removes alligator on East Lake High campus

EAST LAKE — An alligator lounging on the campus of East Lake High School was removed by a trapper this morning.
Published: 05/14/15
Pinellas names EMS Professionals of the Year

Pinellas names EMS Professionals of the Year

A trio of Pinellas County Emergency Management Services employees was recognized as this year’s Professionals of the Year at last week’s County Commission meeting.
Published: 05/13/15
Updated: 05/14/15
Authorities encourage vigilance, lessons as swimming season begins

Authorities encourage vigilance, lessons as swimming season begins

ST. PETERSBURG — With swimming pools about to open for the summer, local officials are warning parents to remember water safety tips.
Published: 05/14/15
Ozona restaurant server altered bills to boost tips, deputies say

Ozona restaurant server altered bills to boost tips, deputies say

A waitress at an Ozona-area restaurant who apparently thought she deserved bigger tips than her customers gave faces grand theft charges after altering bills to increase her gratuity, deputies said.
Published: 05/14/15
Demolition of historic Belleview Biltmore Hotel begins

Demolition of historic Belleview Biltmore Hotel begins

BELLEAIR — The once-proud Belleview Biltmore Hotel, admired in its day as the White Queen of the Gulf, is coming down.
Published: 05/14/15
Tarpon Rotary to hold 2015 fundraising dinner

Tarpon Rotary to hold 2015 fundraising dinner

The Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs is inviting the public to its 2015 Spaghetti Dinner next week.
Published: 05/14/15

‘Community Conversation’ open to all county residents

The Pinellas County Commission and the county administrator will hold an open-to-the-public Community Conversation from 6–7 p.m. May 20.
Published: 05/14/15

Graduation dates announced for Pinellas schools

The moment all high school students dream about is quickly approaching: graduation day.
Published: 05/14/15
Three injured when car hits tree in Palm Harbor, troopers say

Three injured when car hits tree in Palm Harbor, troopers say

Three people were injured when a car hit a tree in Palm Harbor early today, troopers said.
Published: 05/13/15