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Clearwater Ferry begins service from downtown to beach

Clearwater Ferry begins service from downtown to beach

Clearwater Ferry launched its beach commuter service Monday, giving island employees an optional express route to beat the tourist-season traffic jams along the Memorial Causeway and a way to avoid the hunt for the scarce parking spaces on the beach....
Published: 03/17/15

Dunedin hotel evacuated after suspicious envelop found

A Dunedin hotel was evacuated just after 1 p.m. today after the delivery of a suspicious envelop, officials said.
Published: 03/16/15
Top Pinellas-Pasco judge giving up reins

Top Pinellas-Pasco judge giving up reins

CLEARWATER — Pinellas-Pasco Chief Judge J. Thomas McGrady is stepping down from his leadership role after six years, a stint that corresponded with a state financial crisis and sweeping home foreclosures.
Published: 03/16/15
Caregiver charged with neglect in Dunedin infant’s death

Caregiver charged with neglect in Dunedin infant’s death

A woman who was supposed to be caring for a 4-month-old Dunedin infant was arrested today in the child’s death, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 03/16/15
Ferry service could ease Clearwater Beach parking

Ferry service could ease Clearwater Beach parking

CLEARWATER BEACH - At this time of year, when spring breakers, snowbirds and day-trippers from the Tampa Bay area and beyond all descend on the beach town touted as Florida's best, the people who live and work here wonder if there might be another wa...
Published: 03/16/15
Deputies: Impaired motorcyclist crashes into patrol car on St. Pete Beach

Deputies: Impaired motorcyclist crashes into patrol car on St. Pete Beach

A 66-year-old man faces DUI charges after crashing his motorcycle into a patrol car during a brief chase in St. Pete Beach on Sunday, deputies said.
Published: 03/16/15
Eckerd crew that found girl’s body in bay honored

Eckerd crew that found girl’s body in bay honored

ST. PETERSBURG - Eckerd College students who in January recovered the body of a 5-year-old girl tossed from a Sunshine Skyway approach bridge were honored Thursday by St. Petersburg's mayor and police chief....
Published: 03/13/15
Wrong-way DUI driver hits police cruiser in St. Pete

Wrong-way DUI driver hits police cruiser in St. Pete

A wrong-way driver faces a DUI charge after hitting a St. Petersburg police officer’s cruiser head-on early today, sending the officer to the hospital for treatment, authorities said.
Published: 03/13/15

St. Pete panel to tackle downtown noise

ST. PETERSBURG — If it’s not the bars and the bands, it’s the pile-drivers and construction machinery.
Published: 03/13/15
St. Pete woman accused in fatal hit -and-run

St. Pete woman accused in fatal hit -and-run

A St. Petersburg woman was arrested on suspicion of being the driver in a fatal hit-and-run crash in December, the St. Petersburg Police Department said.
Published: 03/13/15