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Transgender people deserve respect, St. Pete police told

Transgender people deserve respect, St. Pete police told

ST. PETERSBURG — Police here are implementing a policy that aims to ensure transgender people are treated with dignity and respect, and are called by their preferred names.
Published: 09/04/15
Silver Alert issued for endangered missing Largo man, 88

Silver Alert issued for endangered missing Largo man, 88

A Silver Alert has been issued for an endangered 88-year-old man, who suffers from dementia, who went was last seen this afternoon.
Published: 09/04/15

St. Pete police searching for carjacking suspect, injured in crash

St. Petersburg police are searching for an injured driver who crashed his car, fled on foot, then carjacked the vehicle of a person who attempted to help him.
Published: 09/04/15
Three arrested, heroin seized in St. Pete ‘buy and bust’ sting

Three arrested, heroin seized in St. Pete ‘buy and bust’ sting

Three people were arrested and $67,000 worth of heroin, cocaine and oxycondone were seized during a two-day “buy and bust” sting near Gandy Boulevard and Fourth Street North, St. Petersburg police said.
Published: 09/04/15

Pier 60 Park improvements on Clearwater Beach begin next week

Temporary fences will be installed and crews will be in place next week for the final phase of improvements at Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach.
Published: 09/04/15

Clearwater teen, 17, charged in fatal shooting of Tampa man

A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Tampa man in Clearwater on Thursday night, according to Clearwater police.
Published: 09/04/15

St. Petersburg man faces charges in 7-week-old son’s death

A St. Petersburg man faces charges in the July death of his 7-week-old son, police said.
Published: 09/03/15
Workers begin to dismantle Friendship TrailBridge ahead of demolition

Workers begin to dismantle Friendship TrailBridge ahead of demolition

The once hugely popular Friendship TrailBridge has a date with the wrecking ball Sept. 14.
Published: 09/03/15
WTFork: New St. Petersburg restaurant not run-of-the-mill

WTFork: New St. Petersburg restaurant not run-of-the-mill

Downtown St. Pete’s The Mill is off to a running start. The pedigree of managing partners Ted Dorsey, former executive chef of Castile in St. Pete Beach’s Hotel Zamora, and Jason Griffin, who also is well tenured in the restaurant ind...
Published: 09/03/15
Mural festival casts spotlight on St. Petersburg’s street art

Mural festival casts spotlight on St. Petersburg’s street art

The outside of a building isn’t just a canvas to artist Chad Mize but an opportunity to transform and energize the urban landscape.
Published: 09/03/15