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  1. Man rear-ended by deputy, charged with DUIRead the original story

    Yesterday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Tampa Bay area man is facing a DUI charge after authorities say a deputy rear-ended him at a stop light. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reports that 24-year-old Yorgo Papagiani was approaching a St. Petersburg intersection Thursday night when he stopped abruptly at a red light.

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  2. Woman dead after falling from moving vehicleRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities say a Tampa Bay area woman is dead from falling off a moving car after a botched drug deal. St. Petersburg police say 35-year-old Sheila Schooley drove to 30-year-old Verna How's home Monday to sell her drugs.

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  3. Elderly woman scammed out of $10,000 and jewelryRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Tampa Bay area police are searching for a man and woman who scammed an 84-year-old woman out of more than $10,000 in cash and $9000 worth of jewelry. St. Petersburg police say the male suspect approached the elderly woman in a Walmart parking lot Friday claiming that he had found $300,000.

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  4. Teenager, 3-legged dog sail from Maine to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    One Maine woman opted to travel to her new school in Florida by boat. She spent nine months at sea covering 3,000 miles and has quite a tale.

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  5. Art collection of financial services chairman to be shownRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The executive chairman of Raymond James Financial says he will buy two floors of a downtown St. Petersburg building to showcase his vast collection of Western and American Indian art. A statement released by James says the transaction is expected to close in October, and the museum is tentatively scheduled to open in 2017.

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  6. St. Pete aims to have premier skateboard park in cityRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    St. Petersburg is aiming to become the region's skateboarding destination by building a 32,000-square-foot skate park across Interstate 175 from Tropicana Field. The Tampa Bay Times reports the City Council recently approved $1.6 of earmarked funds for parks and recreation uses.

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  7. News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will step up his criticism of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her tenure as secretary of state today. The former Florida governor will argue in a speech in California on foreign policy that the Democratic front-runner shares in the mistakes that he says led to the rise of the Islamic State.

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  8. 3 sisters, 2 others die in crash on rain slickened roadRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Three Tampa Bay area sisters who died in a car crash are being remembered for their ambitious plans. The Welch sisters - 18-year-old Tehira, 24-year-old India and 29-year-old La'Mour - were among five victims of a crash on a wet road near Arcadia.

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  9. St. Petersburg's pier could be demolished within monthsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Tampa Bay Times reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it could issue a permit to tear down the 1973 structure as early as this week. The City Council approved $5.2 million for initial work on a replacement project and a construction fence went up.

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  10. Former Gov. Crist buys 2 Tampa Bay area homesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Tampa Bay Times reports that the couple just closed on a 1,480-square-foot cottage in St. Pete Beach. Last month, they bought a condo almost twice that size in Parkshore Plaza in downtown St. Petersburg.

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  11. Man charged with trying to carjack undercover officersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Tampa Bay area man is facing charges after authorities say he tried to carjack an unmarked police car. A St. Petersburg police report says two undercover detectives were sitting in their vehicle last week when 27-year-old Dominique Albert opened their passenger door armed with a steak knife.

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  12. Police: Man suspected of abusing baby arrested, chargedRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Tampa Bay area man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he kicked, punched and bit an 11-month old boy. Pinellas Park police say 31-year-old Glen Franklin Neal Jr., who was wanted on the charge, was arrested Sunday.

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  13. Police seeking Florida man suspected of abusing babyRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities are searching for a 31-year-old Tampa Bay area man suspected of kicking, punching and biting an 11-month old boy. The child was brought to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg on Sunday, suffering from a severe head injury.

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  14. Cops: joyriding 15-year-old hits toddler on bikeRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities say a joyriding 15-year-old without a license hit a 3-year-old on a bike and then left the scene in the Tampa Bay area. St. Petersburg police say the teen took his mother's van without permission Tuesday and hit 3-year-old D'andre Bush Jr. The toddler was riding his bike with his mother in an alley.

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  15. Allegiant cancels 6 Florida flights after emergency landingRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An Allegiant Air flight heading to Pittsburgh was forced to return to St. Petersburg for an emergency landing. The Tampa Bay Times reports the plane made an emergency landing Wednesday at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport due to pressurization problems.

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  16. 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 11Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Two Pakistani-born brothers are facing lengthy prison sentences after pleading guilty in Florida to charges they plotted a terrorist attack against New York landmarks. U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom was set Thursday to sentence 32-year-old Sheheryar Alam Qazi and 22-year-old Raees Alam Qazi.

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  17. Tampa area trooper saves man from burning carRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Highway Patrol says a Tampa Bay area trooper rescued an unconscious man from a burning vehicle by breaking the car window and pulling him out. Trooper Robert Duckers responded to crash Monday evening crash and found Michael Lamar Brewer inside the vehicle, which had crashed against several trees along the highway.

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  18. Cold case investigators identify missing teen 42 years laterRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    St. Petersburg cold case investigators have identified a Virginia girl missing for 42 years as the victim of a traffic accident in Florida in 1973. The Tampa Bay Times reports police announced in a press conference Thursday investigators could confirm a teenager who died in June 1973 in St. Petersburg was 16-year-old Janice Marie Young, a runaway from Virginia.

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  19. Sunken Gardens adds 20 flamingos to park flockRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    George and Lucy, the last flamingos remaining at a St. Petersburg botanical garden are getting several roommates this fall. The nonprofit group raising money to buy new flamingos for the city-owned Sunken Gardens reached its $60,000 goal, and 20 birds are being procured.

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  20. Police: Florida officer shot searching for shooting suspectRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    According to St. Petersburg police an officer shot and killed a suspect after the suspect shot and injured him Sunday evening. The Tampa Bay Times reports that police said the officer was responding to a call reporting another person shot at about 6:45 p.m. in the Coffee Pot Bayou area of St. Pete.

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