The Florida Department of Education on Friday released school grades for more than 3,000 schools across the state with the bad news that the overall number of schools with “A” grades declined, according to the report. The Florida Standards Assessment introduced a more difficult grading system a few years ago and schools haven’tContinue Reading

A St. Petersburg couple, John Riggins and Sheron Pasco, remains hospitalized Wednesday with serious burn injuries as police are still investigating how and why a man set the woman on fire. Riggins and Pasco live with the woman’s uncle, Ernest Neal, who told police that the couple’s argument escalated out of control andContinue Reading