ST. PETERSBURG — For more than a week, Mayor Rick Kriseman insisted that 58 million gallons of sewage that spilled into west St. Petersburg neighborhoods was essentially the same thing residents sprinkle on their lawns: reclaimed water.
ST. PETERSBURG — Awash in a sewage crisis, Mayor Rick Kriseman is facing a state investigation ordered by Gov. Rick Scott and a possible federal probe requested by U.S. Rep. David Jolly and Sen. Marco Rubio.
Veronica Faulseit, a 50-year-old woman charged with three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, was found guilty Thursday evening.
Prosecutors declined to pursue charges in two recent road rage confrontations, one of which ended in a fatal shooting.
ST. PETERSBURG — With a state investigation under way and possible federal action looming, Mayor Rick Kriseman faced harsh music at City Hall on Thursday, making a rare, extended appearance at a regular City Council meeting to hear often fierce criticism from council members and the public.
INDIAN SHORES — The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, a Tampa Bay institution for 45 years, no longer exists.
ST. PETE BEACH — A proposed 217-room, 12-story hotel cleared its first hurdle Tuesday when the city's Planning Board approved a conditional use permit for the $55 million project.
ST. PETERSBURG — At age 85 Bruce Watters was still working part time at his family's jewelry store on Beach Drive up until about two weeks before he died this month. Like the store, Bruce Watters Jewelers, the man himself was a longtime fixture in downtown St. Petersburg.
LARGO — Arendale Cullin walked into Largo City Hall on Sept. 16 and approached the front desk. A receptionist pointed out that he couldn't park his truck near the entrance.
It is not a bright idea for a mayor to blame his predecessors for a massive sewage spill long after they have left office. To paraphrase Harry Truman: the sludge stops here — right on top of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's desk.
ST. PETERSBURG — Money is tight for the planned 25-acre Pier District, even with a budget of $66 million.
ST. PETERSBURG — Florida Holocaust Museum officials are pleased with the museum's recent designation as the top one to visit in the St. Petersburg-Clearwater area.
LEARN HOW TO PRUNE YOUR TREES: Safety Harbor is home to a variety of trees from palms and crape myrtles to beautiful old shade trees, which all require special care to ensure they stay healthy. Join Safety Harbor arborist Art Finn as he presents tree pruning techniques at a workshop at the Safety Harbor Library, …
ST. PETERSBURG — The City Council will likely spend much of its energy on the latest twists and turns of the city's sewage crisis today at its meeting, but members are also expected to give final approval to a $511 million budget and increased utility rates to pay for sewer and stormwater fixes.
Can you tell me when the project on Druid Road near Morton Plant Hospital will be complete please?