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  1. Grand Prix spectator hit by race care debris in hospitalRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A spectator remains hospitalized after a piece of debris flew over the grandstands and fractured her skull during the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the injury happened as Brigitte Hoffstetter was walking in the concession area near Turn 10 during Sunday's race.

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  2. Judge reduces bail for woman accused of killing ex-husbandRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Tampa Bay Times reports that 45-year-old Cara Ryan had been held on $500,000 bail. A judge reduced it to $250,000.

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  3. Florida hospital accused of discriminating against nurseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A federal judge has ruled that a St. Petersburg hospital discriminated against black employees by keeping them from treating a patient because of their race. The Tampa Bay Times reports Judge Mary S. Scriven issued the ruling Monday after reviewing evidence in which hospital officials admitted to barring black caregivers from an older Hispanic female patient.

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  4. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 25Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Sentencing is set in South Florida for a black market chemist who supplied banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players and other athletes. Paulo Berejuk, who worked out of his suburban garage, faces up to three years in prison at a hearing Wednesday in Miami federal court.

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  5. 3 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $80,337.12 eachRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Florida Lottery said Saturday that the winning tickets were purchased in Palm Bay, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach. A total of 302 tickets matching four numbers won $128.50 each.

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  6. St. Petersburg mayor wants to revive 'dead' propertiesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The city of St. Petersburg has a new idea for breathing life into "dead" properties: Ask a judge to force them to auction. Mayor Rick Kriseman is targeting more than 400 properties in legal limbo sprinkled across nearly every city neighborhood.

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  7. Police: Security guards shoot, kill armed man in St. PeteRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say private security guards fatally shot an armed man at a St. Petersburg food market. St. Petersburg police say the man had been arguing outside the store around 3:30 a.m. He walked inside and the security guards asked him to leave.

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  8. St. Pete teenager dies in skateboarding crashRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say 15-year-old Austin Demauro was holding on to the back of a Mercedes sedan when he let go, lost control of his skateboard and hit his head. The teen's 15-year-old friend was driving the car.

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  9. Express toll lanes raise ire among some Tampa residentsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    State officials are moving forward with a multibillion dollar plan to create express toll lanes on Tampa Bay-area interstates. Known as Tampa Bay Express, the plan involves creating express toll lanes along area interstates that residents can pay to use.

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  10. Victims of 1980 bridge disaster to be memorializedRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A St. Petersburg man is working to create a memorial for the 35 people who died in the 1980 Skyway Bridge disaster. The Bradenton Herald reports that journalist Bill DeYoung is working to raise $8,000 to erect the granite-and-bronze memorial before a 35th anniversary event on May 9. A 600-foot freighter struck the southbound span of Tampa's Sunshine Skyway Bridge during a violent storm on May 9, 1980.

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  11. Hard-hit worker wonders where the economic resurgence isRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Thevenin has worked as a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-... . In this Jan. 2, 2015 photo, Joshua Thevenin, 29, packs boxes of unsold fireworks from inside a roadside tent Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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  12. 2 St. Pete teens charged with raping girl at high schoolRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Two teenagers are accused of raping a 15-year-old girl on the campus of Dixie Hollins High School in St. Petersburg. Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say the girl reported the crime on Monday.

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  13. Funeral services held for girl dropped over bridgeRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Funeral services are being held for a little girl who died after she was tossed from a St. Petersburg bridge. The memorial service for 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was set to begin Wednesday morning.

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  14. Pinellas County leaders discuss 'living wage' for employeesRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Commissioner Ken Welch asked the county administrator to see what needs to be done to increase the wages of the county's lowest-paid employees. He said it would affect about 38 of the county's approximately 1,800 employees.

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  15. Police say girl was alive when father tossed her over bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The 25-year-old faces a first-degree murder charge after throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge on the approach to the Sunshine Skyway,... . John Nicholas Jonchuck appears on a video monitor before Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court Judge Michael Andrews Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

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  16. Dad accused of throwing girl from bridge had police run-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The 25-year-old faces a first-degree murder charge after throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge on the approach to the Sunshine Skyway,... . John Nicholas Jonchuck appears on a video monitor before Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court Judge Michael Andrews Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

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  17. Dad accused of tossing girl off bridge called lawyer 'God'Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Just 12 hours before police said John Jonchuck threw his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge, the father calmly told a sheriff's deputy he was happy, didn't want to hurt himself or his little girl and had "new clarity in his life." The officer had made a point of interviewing Jonchuck in person because Jonchuck's own attorney frantically called 911 to report that he was acting "strange."

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  18. Friend: Florida girl thrown from bridge hated waterRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Phoebe Jonchuck, the 5-year-old girl who police say was thrown from a bridge Thursday by her father, had long curly hair, a wide smile and loved princesses. She hated baths and water, making her death even more gut-wrenching.

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  19. Dad accused of throwing 5-year-old off bridge in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Florida man driving toward a bridge over Tampa Bay pulled his car over early Thursday, took his 5-year-old daughter from the back seat, pressed her head to his chest, and tossed her over the rail, according to police in St. Petersburg. John Nicholas Jonchuck, 25, faces first-degree murder charges.

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  20. Police: Girl, 5, dies after being thrown from Florida bridgeRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say a 25-year-old Tampa man faces a first-degree murder charge after throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge. John Jonchuck Jr. was arrested early Thursday after a St. Petersburg police officer saw him throw the child into Tampa Bay.

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