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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...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Lindsey Graham and Chuck Schumer ask President Obama to consider a new site for the G20 in Russia

Edward Snowden hiding out in Russia has really drawn the ire of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC). First it was a call to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, in which Graham stood alone on. Lindsey Graham 2006 More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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David Jenson, Florida homeless man throws brick through hotel window, says ‘zombies were chasing him’

A St Pete, Florida man was arrested after throwing a brick at a Hilton hotel window Wednesday morning.   The homeless man, David Allen Jensen, age 41, used a donut-shaped piece of concrete to break glass outside More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 9th, 2013
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The Compounding Shop of St. Petersburg issues recall of all sterile products

On the advice of the Food and Drug Admnistration (FDA), a St. Petersburg, FL pharmacy has issued a recall of all it’s sterile products, according to an FDA news release yesterday. Image/David Benbennick Based More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Pennsylvania fugitives Victor Santarelli and wife arrested by St Pete police

Two Pennsylvania convicts were found and arrested in St Petersburg, Florida. Victor Santarelli Victor and Tamara Santarelli were arrested late last week, according to press update from St Pete police. The couple More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 13th, 2012
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St Pete City Council report misleads public on red light cameras

A new 122-page report from the St. Pete City Council attempts to tout the success of red lights throughout the Pinellas area. Unfortunately, less revenue than expected and more accidents at these intersections contradict More...


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