For years, licensed contractors in Pinellas County have yearned for law enforcement to target unlicensed roofers, painters and others in the construction trades who perform shoddy work and swindle money from homeowners.
Deputies fulfilled that wish on Tuesday.
Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber Transportation Panel : The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce Community Advocacy quarterly meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 9 at Madeira Beach City Hall, 300 Municipal Drive, for a panel discussion on transportation, transit, infrastructure needs and pedestrian safety. RSVP to …
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LARGO — Sheriff Bob Gualtieri fired a deputy Monday after an investigation found he offered to pay an 18-year-old woman he had recently arrested and her friend to come to his house while his young daughter was asleep in the home.
ST. PETERSBURG — The homeless issue used to be front and center in city politics.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has opened an investigation into the arrest of a 25-year-old man after dash camera footage appears to show deputies beating, choking and yanking him by the hair while he lay on the pavement.
ST. PETERSBURG — The two City Council candidates running for the District 2 seat waded Thursday into the city's debate about curbing the influence of political money in elections.
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MADEIRA BEACH — In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the City Commission appointed a new city manager and heard warnings that two of its members may soon face a recall election.
LARGO — An inmate at the Pinellas County Jail was pronounced dead Thursday in an apparent suicide, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
LARGO — Residents can bring unwanted electronics, batteries and harmful chemicals to a collection event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Largo High School, 410 N Missouri Ave.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Holocaust Museum has rescheduled the opening reception for The Holocaust and the Book of Fire exhibition by Murray Zimiles.
LARGO — A 911 call captured the final moments of Elizabeth Evans and Gerald Taylor before they were shot to death on Dec. 20, 2008.
ST. PETERSBURG — Those who shop at the Saturday Morning Market will be able to get double Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through the end of October. The offer comes in the wake of Hurricane Irma and is for hot foods and foods intended to be consumed at the market. The market is licensed …
ST. PETERSBURG — The Pinellas Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition, in partnership with the city of St. Petersburg and Pinellas Technical College, will present the 2017 Career Fair and Showcase of Services, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday.