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

St. Petersburg Police arrested and charged a 22-year-old woman with aggravated child abuse Friday after two young children were allegedly found in “deplorable conditions.” Chyanne Davis was taken into custody after police officers and a child protection investigator found a 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl in her apartment “ull of rotting garbage, soiledContinue Reading

Authorities have now identified the body discovered on Thursday afternoon in the Intracoastal Waterway as Mary Ellen Dyer. Dyer was killed in a St. Pete Beach crash around 3 a.m. Thursday morning near Shark Tales Waterfront Restaurant at 75th Avenue and Sunset Way. Dyer, 66, was found by a fisherman about two milesContinue 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