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Pinellas County (Florida)

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Top Pinellas County (Florida) Articles

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  • Florida man used Facebook to threaten cop's life

    Florida man used Facebook to threaten cop's life
    A Florida man was arrested Monday after police say he offered a $100 reward on Facebook to anyone who would kill the officer who pulled over a car he was riding in, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department. 35-year-old Bruce Santee now faces a...
  • Social media accounts for Florida House candidate call for Obama's execution

    Social media accounts for Florida House candidate call for Obama's execution
    Two separate social media accounts for the campaign of a Florida House candidate are calling for the execution of President Barack Obama. The first post was made via Twitter around 5:30 p.m. Monday. Republican candidate for Florida House District 68...
  • Senator Bill Nelson condemns election maneuvers

    Senator Bill Nelson condemns election maneuvers
    Even as Gov. Rick Scott's top elections official suddenly backed away from a plan to restrict the way voters can return completed absentee ballots, Florida's top Democrat accused the Scott administration of attempting to suppress voter turnout. "It's...
  • Chris Smith sees hypocrisy in Scott administration's latest move on voting

    Chris Smith sees hypocrisy in Scott administration's latest move on voting
    Florida Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale, says there’s a big hole in the argument used to justify the latest attempt by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration to change voter rules. The controversy stems from a special...
  • A record run: No fatal gator attack in 5 years

    A record run: No fatal gator attack in 5 years
    Fleeing the police, a suspected car burglar named Justo Padron ran from the parking lot of the Miccosukee casino in western Miami-Dade County and jumped into an adjacent pond. A nine-foot alligator seized him, and his death in 2007 marked the last...
  • What we think: 'Unanimous' doesn't mean unanimity on SYG

    When is a unanimous vote not unanimous? Floridians recently learned the answer to that riddle after a now-disputed vote by the Florida Sheriff's Association on the state's controversial "stand your ground" law. House Speaker Will Weatherford —...
  • Florida Beach Guide: St. Pete Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: St. Pete Beach
    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...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Fort De Soto Park (Near St. Pete Beach)

    Florida Beach Guide: Fort De Soto Park (Near St. Pete Beach)
    For an escape from the hustle of normal Tampa Bay civilization, set your sights on Fort De Soto Park, an absolutely stunning retreat. It's part of St. Petersburg, but seems to be from a faraway world. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, it bears a military...
  • The early culprits in Florida’s elections debacle: 11 amendments, too few voting sites

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With lawmakers turning their attention to another national embarrassment, you could call it the low-hanging fruit of causal explanations for the long-lines and slow tallying of votes in last month's presidential election. While too-few...
  • Charlie Crist: I’m actually not filing to become a Dem until Thursday

     
    Charlie Crist is not a Democrat yet – at least not officially. Florida’s former Republican-turned-independent governor plans to formally file his new voter registration application with the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Thursday...
  • RPOF continues to nail Crist for changes in party and principle

     
    This is gonna get old real quick. Now that Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat — he changed his registration this morning in Pinellas County — the Republican Party of Florida is ramping up its efforts to expose Crist as an unprincipled...
  • Deputies: Former Gator and NFLer left toddler in car; went to strip club

    Deputies: Former Gator and NFLer left toddler in car; went to strip club
    Deputies said Monty Ray Grow, a Redington Beach man, left a three-year-old girl in the car unattended while he went into a Diamond Dolls, a Clearwater strip club, on Sunday night, according to a news release from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office....