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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...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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Kevin Manzoli, Florida man, arrested for breaking in window, choking and attacking ex-girlfriend

Described as a “transient man,” Kevin Manzoli has been arrested after stalking his ex-girlfriend, then breaking out the window to her house and rushing in to choke her on Friday. Kevin Manzoli Manzoli More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 9th, 2012
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David Paonessa, Florida man dead, wife shot in drug related shooting

A St. Pete couple was shot and killed Thursday night during a drug related “incident,” as described by police. Officials say David Paonessa, age 58, died after he was shot inside his home. His wife 66-year-old More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, October 29th, 2012
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St. Petersburg teen, Savoy T. Freebourne, charged with sexual battery on a child under 12

Savoy T. Freebourne Photo/Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office A St. Petersburg teen has been arrested and charged by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department Friday on 5 counts of sexual battery on a child More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 15th, 2012
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St Pete mourns loss of Brittany Gordon, killed in Afghanistan

The daughter of St. Petersburg Asst Police Chief Cedric Gordon was killed recently in Afghanistan. Brittany Gordon in uniform An Army Specialist, Brittany Gordon, age 24, died alongside another soldier while serving More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez, turns herself in to police as woman who ‘rode’ manatee

A woman is pleading “ignorance” after climbing on top of a manatee and “riding” the animal off of Fort DeSoto Beach, Florida. Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez, age 52, turned herself into the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 8th, 2012
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President Obama talks to Florida supporters in Pinellas with Bill Nelson and Charlie Crist

President Obama follows the DNC with an optimistic speech in St Pete, Florida as critics attack the latest job numbers. President Obama at St Pete college in Seminole photo/Brandon Jones Senator Bill Nelson and More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Pinellas county officials seek to have term limit case dismissed as commissioners remain under gag order

The battle in Pinellas County Florida between four commissioners and a 1996 law limit their term to eight years rages on. Susan Latvala, John Marroni, Karen Seel, and Ken Welch ignored the late July deadline to More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Henry Carrar, St Pete man arrested for tampering with AC units, getting high on freon

A St. Petersburg woman called 911 after she noticed some dude hanging out near an AC unit and thought he might have been trying to swipe it for the copper wiring, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Police discovered More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 30th, 2012
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Several Pinellas Commissioners and officials may be ineligible to run in 2012 due to Eight is Enough term limit

“Throw the Bums Out” was how WTSP started their story describing a controversy in Pinellas County Florida where four Pinellas commissioners, Ken Welch, John Marroni, Karen Seel, and Susan Latvala, are More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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Photos of Tropical Storm Debby on Florida

Pinellas County resident woke up to flooded streets and were cautioned of areas of standing water, road blockages and travel delays. Photo/C Maraghy The slow moving tropical storm, Debby, has dumped tons of rain More...


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