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By The Dispatch On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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Skillet’s ‘Unleashed Tour’ adds more dates in Europe, Russia, starts in September

Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet have expanded “The Unleashed Tour” with additional stops throughout Europe and Russia this Fall. The new string of dates will kick off on November 6th in Paris, France and take More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Joshua Malone arrested after fleeing Florida police, crashes and totals new police ATV

Two men are under arrest Monday afternoon after they sped away from a traffic stop, crashed into a new St. Petersburg police vehicle (ATV) and tried to flee. Joshua Malone was charged while his passenger was released More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Skillet heads to Denmark to kick off International tour

GRAMMY® Nominated Skillet will embark on their 2016 international summer festival tour, kicking off in Denmark’s Jelling Festival on May 28 with a wrap on July 3 in the Czech Republic. Skillet will travel to More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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St. Petersburg man is alive this Donate Life Month, Thanks to the generosity of an organ donor

The life of a musician is peppered with excitement. The thrill of traveling around the globe and sharing one’s musical gifts with throngs of fans is rewarding and cathartic. This was the case for St. Petersburg More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Gary Busey, Paul Sorvino headline celebrities headed to St Pete for Sunscreen Film Festival

Sunscreen Film Festival – the longest running mainstream film festival in Tampa Bay –  has announced celebrity guest appearances by Gary Busey, Paul Sorvino with other notable film makers and directors from More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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‘Spare Parts’ with George Lopez, Jamie Lee Curtis kicks off Sunscreen Film Festival

The Sunscreen Film Festival – the longest running mainstream film festival in Tampa Bay – has officially announced its selection of films for the 2016 event, which returns to St. Petersburg Thursday, April 28 More...

By Sierra Jones On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Bail set for Allison Hoffman in tow truck hit-and-run death of Roger Perez-Borroto

The woman suspected of hitting a tow truck driver on the Howard Frankland Bridge and leaving him for dead early Monday admitted to being behind the wheel, according to court documents. Allison Huffman, 36, acknowledged More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Florida man, Wayne Barfield, steals $1600 Yorkie from pet store, sells it for crack

An expensive, 2-pound dog was stolen from a Florida pet store and when the man was caught by police, he revealed he sold the dog for crack cocaine. Wayne Junior Barfield, 38, was arrested after going in All About More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Abrion Witcher arrested in connection with the shooting death of teen Gabriel Wallace

A man wanted in connection with the December shooting death of a Florida teen was arrested at a Pinellas Park motel Wednesday afternoon. St. Petersburg police got a tip through Crimestoppers that Abrion Witcher, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Doreen DiPolito Announces Run for Clearwater City Council

Clearwater City Councilwoman Doreen DiPolito will run for Clearwater City Council Seat 2, the seat she currently holds. DiPolito has been a Clearwater resident since 1972 and in February of 2012, she ran unopposed More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Libertarian Party of Pinellas County to host St. Pete City Council Candidate Forum

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County is hosting a non-partisan town hall forum to benefit the residents of St. Pete City Council Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7. Each candidate will be given several minutes to introduce More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Libertarian Robert Saviola to challenge Kathleen Peters for Florida House seat

Robert Saviola filed his campaign paperwork to declare his candidacy for Florida State House Rep District 69. The area encompasses south-west Pinellas County including a portion of St. Pete. “I wanted to just More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Jeremy Mayers murder: Brittany Detwiler sentenced to 15 years for luring man to his death

The third Florida teen linked to the brutal murder of Jeremy Mayers has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for second-degree murder after luring man she friended on Facebook. Brittany Detwiler, now 19, used a More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Florida woman, Ramona Braswell, arrested after using taser on 3-year-old nephew

A Florida woman was arrested this weekend after using a Taser on 3-year-old toddler’s left arm, causing visible injuries. She was laughing when the mother entered the room. Ramona Braswell, 39, of St. Petersburg More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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St. Petersburg man, Charles Tapp, arrested for cooking meth on the beach

Gandy Beach is a place on the St. Petersburg side of the same named bridge known for it’s freedom, but for one local man its seem he took that freedom too far. Around 10:30 pm Saturday night, Pinellas County More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Marquez Dunbar joins teens Xavier Peterson, Antonio Peterson, Jazmine Burney in stabbing case arrests

Another person has been arrested in in connection to last week’s attack on an 83-year-old man in Pinellas Park, florida. Marquez Dunbar St. Petersburg police arrested 20-year-old Marquez Dunbar Monday overnight after More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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St Pete Florida moves to end red light cameras, the battle over refunds is ongoing

In a lopsided 6-2 vote, St Petersburg City Council members joined Mayor Rick Kriseman in ending the red light camera program, no later than September 30. public domain photo Kriseman sent a memo to council Wednesday More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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‘rePLAY Symphony of Heroes’ will debut in St Pete, features music from popular video games

PRESS RELEASE: “rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes”—the spiritual successor to one of the most acclaimed concerts to ever hit the stage, “Play! A Video Game Symphony”—is an exciting new concert series that celebrates More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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St. Petersburg man, Craig Crider, dies after jumping off Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) detectives are investigating a suicide from the Skyway Bridge that occurred Monday morning , February 24, 2014 at approximately 8:55 a.m. Image/Kelly C. Cook According More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Anna Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss comes to Florida to discuss holocaust

PRESS RELEASE: The stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank, Holocaust survivor and author, Eva Schloss will be speaking in St. Petersburg on Monday evening, February 10 at The Palladium Theatre.  Her compelling More...


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