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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a man flashed a fake gun and badge and demanded free fast food at a McDonald's drive-thru. Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say Joseph Pineda told employees Friday that he deserved free food,...
SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area woman has been charged with trying to sell her 5-year-old son for $2,000. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reports that 28-year-old Jessica Marie Beers was arrested Saturday and charged with sale of...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A medical examiner says something went wrong with professional wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage's heart before he crashed his car and declared the cause of death as heart disease. The autopsy released Thursday reveals...
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The judge presiding over George Zimmerman's trial in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin announced Thursday that the jury will be sequestered. None has yet been seated in the case, but when the six jurors and four alternates are chosen to serve, their...
Orlando SentinelShould the faculty and administrators at a Florida school have reprimanded a boy for wearing makeup to school? Jamie Himes, the boy's mom, thinks the faculty and administrators at Meadowlawn Middle School in St. Petersburg are insensitive for...
Duke Energy Florida, the Orlando area's biggest electrical utility, lit up a few charities in the region recently by donating a combined $260,000. The St. Petersburg-based unit of North Carolina-based Duke Energy Corp. is distributing the money among...
Who needs a search warrant when you've got a nose? It's a common phrase in South Florida arrest reports: the scent of marijuana wafting from a suspect's vehicle. And while the detail may seem amusing, it's actually a serious legal requirement that...
Before his suicide, James Oliver Seevakumaran pounded out an angry, violent short story on his computer in which the protagonist wrestled with his mixed-race heritage, cursed those he despised — and then veered off on a plan to commit mass...
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $368 million in lawmaker pet projects Monday and blocked a 3 percent tuition hike for Florida colleges and universities. The tuition increase passed earlier this month was a small piece of the overall $74.1...
Robert Keller, The Evening Sun's first metropolitan editor and later executive director of the Greater Baltimore Committee, died May 12 of complications from Crohn's disease at Harbor Hospital. He was 71. The son of a banker and a bookkeeper, Robert...
St. Pete Beach is a barrier island in Pinellas county with award-winning, beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. With miles of pristine white sand, St. Pete Beach offers visitors a variety of views, activities and Florida sun. St. Pete Beach is nestled...
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