This week, the National Rifle Association (NRA) gave frontrunner Amanda Makki the highest rating a non-incumbent candidate can get in an election cycle. “As a concealed carry permit holder, and a strict interpreter of the Constitution, I fully support our Second Amendment rights. The NRA has just given me andContinue Reading

This week, the highest-ranking combat Veteran ever to serve in Congress, Representative Jack Bergman (R-MI), announced his endorsement for Amanda Makki, Republican primary candidate. Rep. Bergman is a retired Lt. General of the United States Marine Corps, with a vastly diverse background in the political arena and private sector. A lifeContinue 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

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

Public computers are available for St. Pete residents to complete the 2020 Census at the following City of St. Petersburg sites: St. Petersburg Main Library (3745 9th Ave. N.) James W. Johnson Library (1059 18th Ave. S.) North Community Library (861 70th Ave. N.) South Community Library (2300 Roy Hanna Dr. S.) Mirror LakeContinue Reading

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The Spring Swing® Sun Safety Tour is a partnership between Moffitt and the Tampa Bay Rays offering free skin cancer screenings at specified baseball spring training venues throughout Florida. Screeners look for early signs of skin cancer and promote sun safety with help from Moffitt’s Mole Patrol® team. Free giveaways include Blue Lizard sunscreen,Continue Reading

This week, former St. Petersburg police officer, 34-year-old Matthew Enhoffer pleaded guilty to distribution and possession of child pornography. According to court documents, agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) received a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual had distributed child pornography on aContinue Reading

The City of St. Petersburg Sanitation Department will collect undecorated Christmas trees during the one-time citywide collection event on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Collected trees will be turned into mulch, which is free to residents at the City’s brush sites. How to Participate:  Remove all lights, ornaments, tree stands, plastic treeContinue Reading

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Robbery & Homicide Unit reported on the arrest of 59-year-old St. Petersburg man, Wilbert Henderson. According to officials, on January 2, 2020, at about 10:30 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a private residence in unincorporated St. Petersburg, for a reported burglary and sexual battery. TheContinue Reading