Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a manager at Tyrone Square mall’s Pops 2 Go for repeatedly sexually battering a girl over a 15-month period. Homol faces charges of sex with another minor girl as well. The man, Steven Homol, 35, engaged in illegal sexual acts with a 16-year-oldContinue Reading

St. Petersburg City Councilmember Darden Rice filed to run for Mayor of St. Petersburg. Mayor Rick Kriseman is precluded from running again due to term limits. “I’m running for mayor because we need bold, new ideas to address our most pressing needs, and a strong leader with my experience whoContinue Reading

According to St. Pete Police Department, a skull found by a jogger in St. Petersburg has been confirmed to be decomposed human remains, too advanced in decomposition to visually identify age, gender or ethnicity at this time. Investigators have been searching the immediate area for further remains; however no otherContinue Reading

As protesters take to the street and Florida reopens many businesses, the rise in coronavirus testing has led to more positive cases and prompted St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman to announce the city will mandate that employees wear face masks in all businesses in the city beginning Friday. “Don’t expect to receiveContinue Reading

Great Big Family Productions Presents… Sidewalk Prophets bring their unprecedented “Virtual Tour” live stream in anticipation for new album release.  The band is pioneering what virtual events will look like. UPDATE: DAVE FREY INTERVIEW DISCUSSING THE TOUR – CHECK IT OUT BELOW The show includes:   *FREE admission, fans justContinue Reading

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced plans for Florida’s K-12 public schools to reopen at full capacity in the fall. “Having a teacher there, there just isn’t going to be a substitute for that in-person instruction,” he said. Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said that’s the recommendation being made to local schoolContinue Reading

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a St. Petersburg area couple, Samantha Smith and Cody Corbin, charging them with child abuse, hiding the 6-year-old boy’s injuries and scars with makeup. Smith, 26, was charged with one count apiece of aggregated child abuse with great bodily harm and child neglect. Corbin, 31,Continue Reading

Police details some of the looting and riot arrests from early Tuesday, listing Lady Nicole Nash, Javonta McCloud, and Eddie Bryant among those charges with inciting a riot. Anthony Koedel was arrested for organizing the attack as a “protest” but the event quickly turned violent and dangerous. Koedel, 29, ofContinue Reading

Tampa Bay Rays returned to the field with an informal, voluntary, light workout Monday at Tropicana Field. “It was great seeing everybody,” said manager Kevin Cash. “It was good to see some smiling faces.” Players, coaches and facility workers had their temperatures taken before entering the building. Everyone in attendanceContinue Reading

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reports that Steven Tromblee was arrested Monday on a charge of aggravated child abuse after striking a 7-year-old girl and causing her to suffer a head injury. Officers detailed the girl’s account, confirming that she’s related to Tromblee. Tromblee became angry at the girl because sheContinue Reading

Terry Fator, winner of season two of America’s Got Talent and headliner at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas for the past 10 years, introduces his “VOICE of Entertainment” tour to the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey theater on November 7th at 7:30pm. Tickets range from $49.50-$79.50 and canContinue Reading