Fatal Motorcycle Accident In St. Pete On RooseveltSaturday morning, July 18, just after midnight, a 2006 Honda minivan was eastbound on Roosevelt Boulevard North in St. Petersburg, Florida in the median lane.
FL State Rep. Anthony Sabatini Files Lawsuit, Claims Face Mask Mandate Is UnlawfulRepublican Florida State Representative Anthony Sabatini addressed a group of supporters at a press conference Friday about a lawsuit he filed. The lawsuit he filed is against Pinellas County and the unconstitutional nature of the face mask mandate.
Pinellas Cty. EMS Medical Director: 'Your Healthcare Workers Are Exhausted'Pinellas County is facing supply shortages related to COVID-19, leading to a boiling point on Thursday's Board of Commissioners call.
Manatee & Pinellas Cty. Beaches Undergo $17M In Shoreline RestorationThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is leading a $17 million shore protection project along the coastline in Manatee County. With federal and state funding, they’re working with the county to help preserve and maintain the coastal environment prior to potential hurricane damage.
Free COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open In Downtown St. PeteA drive-thru, community-based COVID-19 testing site opened Wednesday, July 8, at 11 a.m. at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Parking Garage.
Florida Man Arrested For Exposing Himself In Retail StoreOn Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 37-year-old Derek Hardison went to the Burlington Coat Factory in Seminole, Florida and was seen on surveillance video walking inside. Hardison selected a bottle of lotion, walked around the store with his penis visible then left the store.
Florida Hospital Group To Resume Stricter Visitation Rules and Delaying Some ProceduresSome Tampa Bay region hospitals are choosing to resume stricter visitation rules amid the large spike in COVID-19 cases. One hospital group that we spoke to is HCA Healthcare Centers across the state of Florida, which have begun delaying certain in-patient surgeries and procedures in an attempt to increase bed capacity.
UPDATE: Human Head Discovered By Jogger In St. PeteSt. Petersburg Police are investigating what appears to be the discovery of human remains near the intersection of 38th Ave. S and 31st St. S, after a jogger alerted the department.
UPDATE: Lightning Strike At Clearwater Beach Sends 2 To HospitalClearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue are on scene of a lightning strike with two victims on the North part of Clearwater Beach. The call came in at about 2:15 p.m. as a line of storms moved onshore from the Gulf of Mexico.
July 4th Weekend: What To Expect On Pinellas BeachesIf you’re worried about overcrowding, pay attention to parking. One of the ways the city regulates beach population is through parking space capacity, which also matches up closely with those distancing protocols.
16 Years In Federal Prison: St. Pete Man Pulled Gun On Woman And Threatened To Murder HerMan who pulled gun on woman and threatened to murder her sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison.
Tropicana Field COVID-19 Testing Site At Capacity, Again Turns Away ResidentsHealth officials say 357 people were tested before they made the announcement to shut the site down. Testing materials had run out.
Sheriff Gualtieri On Mandatory Face Coverings: 'It has a lot of reasonable exceptions. Just do the right thing with it.'Pinellas County Commission passes emergency ordinance requiring face coverings and other safety measures for citizens. There are, however, some exceptions to the new rules.
Pinellas Cty. Schools Plans To Reopen: Major Changes ConsideredDuring the summer bridge period, the district distributed 26,000 computers and other devices to students for continued education.
Arrest: Former Probation Officer For Sexual Battery, Blackmailing VictimThe Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is requesting contact from potential victims of a former probation officer accused of blackmailing for sexual favors.