Man dies at homeless shelter run by Florida sheriff’s office
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a man has died while staying at a homeless shelter run by a Florida sheriff's office.
The Tampa Bay Times reports the Pinellas County Sheriff's...
Mentally disabled man stabbed after escaping from group home
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man fatally stabbed a mentally disabled man who broke into a house after sneaking out of a nearby group home.
Zenit beats Benfica 3-1 to join Lyon at top of group
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Zenit St. Petersburg beat Benfica 3-1 to join Lyon at the top of Group G in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Academy at the Lakes 42, First Baptist Academy of Palm Coast 0
Football player removed from life support after collapsing
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The mother of a high school football player says he's been taken off life support days after collapsing during a game in Florida.
Medvedev reaches 5th straight final in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev reached his fifth straight final Saturday in St. Petersburg, continuing his strong form after reaching the final of the U.S. Open.
3 women killed by vehicles in under 24 hours
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say three Florida women were killed by vehicles in less than 24 hours in the Tampa Bay area.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that a bicyclist died just after noon...
Medvedev beats Rublev to reach St. Petersburg semis
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev is eyeing his fifth final in two months after beating fellow Russian Andrei Rublev 6-4, 7-5 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg...
Florida police officer arrested on child porn charges
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer is accused of possession and distribution of child pornography
Federal prosecutors said in a news release that 34-year-old Matthew Enhoffer was...
Human chain helps dolphins escape from canal
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials say about a dozen humans helped a dolphin pod escape from a Florida canal.
WTVT news reports that two adult dolphins and two calves had been...
Kukushkin defeats Dzumhur at St. Petersburg Open
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Mikhail Kukushkin reached the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open on Tuesday, while Adrian Mannarino was eliminated in the second round.
Rublev beats Ivashka to reach 2nd round in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Andrei Rublev had to come from a set down to beat qualifier Ilya Ivashka 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 Tuesday in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open.
St. Petersburg demonstration protests election violations
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 1,000 people have demonstrated against alleged violations in the recent municipal elections in Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg.
2 Russian soccer players freed after parole ruling
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian national team soccer players were released from prison Tuesday after a court granted them parole, and one already has a new contract.
Kukushkin, Mannarino reach 2nd round at St. Petersburg Open
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Sixth-seeded Mikhail Kukushkin defeated up-and-coming Italian Jannik Sinner in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open on Monday, while No. 7 Adrian Mannarino also...
Florida sail students rescued by Coast Guard
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued students from a Florida university after strong winds capsized their boats during a sailing class.
Amsterdam museum presents results of 5-year Chagall research
AMSTERDAM (AP) — For much of Russian-French Modernist painter Marc Chagall's life, which took him from a tiny village in rural Russia to St. Petersburg, Paris and New York, he remained remarkably...
Construction worker fatally struck by backhoe in Florida
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a construction worker has died in Florida after being struck by a backhoe.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that the man died Tuesday morning in...
Florida hospital faces huge fine over children’s heart unit
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida regulators are preparing to issue one of the largest fines against a hospital in recent memory.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that Johns Hopkins All...
Cops: Woman kicked mama duck protecting baby from dog attack
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been arrested after authorities say she let her dogs kill a baby duckling and kicked the mother duck repeatedly as it tried to stop the...
Body recovered from Tampa Bay day after bridge crash
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've recovered a man's body near a Florida bridge a day after an SUV crashed and plunged into the water.
Report: Crash on bridge sends car plunging into Tampa Bay
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews have found a sports utility vehicle that plunged into Tampa Bay after it was involved in a crash on a bridge that connects Tampa and St. Petersburg.
Bullet fired through Florida preschool classroom
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say a bullet was fired through the window of a preschool classroom when 11 toddlers were inside.
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German shipping firm: 8 crew seized by pirates off Cameroon
BERLIN (AP) — A German shipping company says pirates have abducted eight crew members from one of its vessels off the coast of West Africa.
Shipping company MC-Schiffahrt said on its website...
- PR NewswireAshford Trust Announces Sale Of Parking Lot Adjacent To Hilton St. Petersburg For $17.5 MillionOctober 15, 2019
- Globe NewswireBeliss Corp. (Treasure Shipwreck & Recovery) Announces World-renowned Underwater Archaeologist Dr. E. Lee Spence as Chairman and Chief Operating OfficerJune 24, 2019
- Business WireDynasty Financial Partners Hits the Ground Running in Florida: Hires Angela Gingras as Director of Operations Located in New St. Petersburg HeadquartersFebruary 28, 2019
- Globe NewswireSafeStop Completes SOC 2 Data Security Compliance for its Safe, Secure School Bus Tracking SystemJanuary 11, 2019
- Globe NewswireSquare Chain Corporation Announces its Joint Venture Plans with DRTV and Provides a Corporate UpdateDecember 18, 2018
Florida man gets life term for killing neighbor over noise
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his neighbor.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that 62-year-old Qiu Ke was sentenced Wednesday...
Florida man trespassing at go-kart track crashes, dies
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is dead after crashing while racing his friend at a closed go-kart track.
Pinellas Park police say Jesse Outlaw was trespassing when he crashed the...
Alaska concerned about Russian floating nuclear power plant
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Russia-designed floating nuclear power plant has begun its journey through the Arctic Ocean this month causing concerns in Alaska, a report said.
Doubts about evolution haunt Florida Board of Ed chair
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Old comments questioning the study of evolution in schools are coming back to haunt the chair of Florida's Board of Education.
Jail worker accused of smuggling cellphone to inmates
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say a kitchen worker in a Florida jail was paid $200 to slip a cellphone to an inmate and another $100 a week to sneak in batteries to keep it...
2 workers injured in gas explosion at Buccaneers stadium
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two workers were injured in a gas explosion at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' home stadium.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that the workers at Raymond James...
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A dozen concrete statues of U.S. service members have been placed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida as an underwater memorial.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy says one of its ships shadowed a Chinese destroyer as it sailed through the English Channel.
A navy statement said the HMS Westminster met up with the...
Barcelona sells Brazilian forward Malcom to Zenit
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says it has agreed to sell Brazilian forward Malcom to Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg for 40 million euros (44.4 million dollars).
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say they have arrested a suspect in the killing of an LGBT rights activist in St. Petersburg, and that the person initially detained for the crime is no longer...
Florida shooting suspect hides in bushes 8 hours
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect who robbed a dollar store and shot an employee hid in the bushes for eight hours trying to elude police.
Russian tour guide’s personal story is an attraction
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia's second city mixes ornate magnificence and cruel poverty. Vyacheslav Rasner straddles the extremes — becoming an unexpectedly popular tour guide after...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Insurance companies have yet to pay about 15 percent of claims made from Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin led Russia's first major naval parade in years on Sunday, the day after a violent police crackdown on anti-government protesters in...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Three Florida police officers have been disciplined for using excessive force in two separate incidents.
The Tampa Bay Times reports the action was taken after...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators have held solo pickets in St. Petersburg to commemorate a political and LGBT rights activist who was killed over the weekend.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say a vehicle fleeing from a sheriff's deputy fatally struck a woman who was walking across a Florida road.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two deputies have been suspended after an investigation shows they taped derogatory signs to the backs of inmates at a Florida jail.
SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A man fatally shot himself at a Florida mall after deputies confronted him about a woman's murder.
Pasco County Sheriff's officials say they were searching for...
75-year-old Florida man kicks alligator, saves dog
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — A 75-year-old Florida man says he kicked an alligator in the snout after it attacked his dog.
Buddy Ackerman says the 8-foot (2.44-meter) gator came from a retention...
ACC adds Boston, San Diego to bowl destinations for 2020-25
The Atlantic Coast Conference has agreements with 13 bowl games from Boston to San Diego for the 2020-25 seasons.
The ACC announced its bowl partners for the next postseason cycle Thursday...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and another was seriously injured when a dump truck crossed the median on a Florida causeway and crashed head-on into another...