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Man Claims To Have Ebola, Delays Florida Flight

A hazmat situation occurred Sunday night on an Allegiant Airlines flight from St. Petersburg, Florida to Youngstown, Ohio after an 18-year-old said he had Ebola.

White Students Are No Longer The Majority In School

Best Friends in Pinellas County Create Reading Program for Students

When it comes to enhancing students’ reading skills, these two best friends are professionals at it. Todd Hoover and Alonzo Sullivan are the creators of their program called First 25. According to BayNews9, this is a non-profit literacy program


Tourism Is Booming In Tampa Bay

Officials say tourism is booming in the Tampa Bay area. For the third straight year, tourists have been arriving in droves on both sides of Tampa Bay


St. Petersburg Parking Meters Donates to Homeless Shelters

St. Petersburg New Parking Meters Next time you have to use a parking meter in St. Petersburg, be on the look out for the newest parking meters that will be donating the change to homeless shelters. WLFA 8 reports,


Man Arrested For Stealing Toilet Parts From Restaurants

This week St. Petersburg Police officers charged Brian Rinda, 28, with stealing the flushing handles and pipes from toilets in numerous park and restaurant restrooms.


Florida: 5 Things To Know For October 17

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Police Capture Escaped Prisoner

St. Petersburg police on Wednesday stopped a car that was driving erratically near 14th Avenue South and 16th Street South.


Man Found Dead At St. Pete Chiropractor’s Office

A man has been found shot in the chiropractor's office at 2150 29th Street North in St. Petersburg Thursday morning.


Mother Faces Abuse Charges After Shaking Infant

A St. Petersburg mother is facing an aggravated assault charge after her 6-month-old infant son, who was found unresponsive in his crib, had several broken bones.

Indian Shores

Indian Shores: Beached Whale Euthanized

A small sperm whale that washed up on a Pinellas County beach has to be euthanized Tuesday morning.