| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Christopher McGurran, 30, of St. Petersburg claimed the $50 million Powerball jackpot from the Dec. 26 drawing.
McGurran will receive a one-time, lump-sum payment of $32,446,463.
The Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Sweetbay, located at 2139...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:46 AM
An 18-year-old St. Petersburg teen accidentally shot himself in the head while showing his friends how he protected himself against a misfire, reports The Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg.
The .38-caliber revolver went off as held the gun to his head...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:03 AM
Gary Alan Pockrandt called 911 twice to allegedly complain to dispatchers that his cellphone wasn't working. Then, a few hours later, the 51-year-old St. Petersburg man called dispatchers again and reportedly told them he was upset because his drug dealer...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:59 AM
SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. — Ann Pearl VanHook Nichols, 93, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
Born April 3, 1919, in Boyle County, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Esther Price VanHook, and the widow of...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:16 PM
SVIRSTROY, Russia — On the bank of the Svir River, about 160 miles northeast of St. Petersburg, lies a remote village that symbolizes this vast nation's struggle to reinvent itself after communism.
An 8-year-old named Peter, maybe after the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:06 PM
People have been waiting a long time to find out where Leon McQuay III will be going to college and the wait will finally end tonight at the Under Armour All-American Game at St. Petersburg's Tropicana Field.
McQuay, the 6-foot-2, 184-pound standout...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:59 PM
FSU commit Ryan Green and UCLA commit Sean Covington will take the field in their hometown Friday night as starters in the Under Armour All-American game in St. Petersburg, Fla.
“It’s amazing,” Covington said. “I know so many...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Cuban author José Manuel Prieto's playful and fascinating book, “Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia,” is, according to Prieto's narrator, an encyclopedia-style guide to a book the narrator is planning to write about a man named Thelonious Monk...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
A wonderful weekend of art gluttony awaits — in Central Florida and on the coasts.
•You don't have to venture far on Friday. You can ease into your art binge by going to FAVO's monthly Art Market near downtown Orlando (6-9 p.m.; 221 E....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Anna Netrebko seems genuinely unfazed by the stardom that has made her a charismatic figure to hundreds of thousands of opera lovers worldwide, not to mention even greater numbers of ordinary folks who devour articles about her in the popular press and no...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Betsy Lou Moseley, age 77, of Belle Fourche, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in St. Petersburg, FL.
A memorial service will be held 1pm Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Belle Fourche, with Pastor Tim Smith officiating....