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The Sheriff's Office is reporting that the shooting of a 17-year-old at a Largo home may be the result of 'horseplay.' The boy is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
Debby doubled the fire department's call volume, overflowed sewers, damaged parks and delayed work on city projects.
Police & Fire
The following people were arrested for felonies from June 21-27. The reports are based on records collected from the Largo Police Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
A new countywide program assists law enforcement in returning lost children who cannot communicate effectively home.
After the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case and what seems like an epidemic of crimes in Florida and nationwide, how concerned are you about child sex offenders living in your community?
Summer, Public Safety
A 71-year-old resident drowned in floodwater outside his home over the weekend. An autopsy confirmed his death was related to Tropical Storm Debby.
A floating body was found in a canal this morning, according to Largo Fire Chief Mike Wallace.
The four-mile span linking Pinellas and Manatee counties was closed since Sunday because of wind gusts from Tropical Storm Debby.
Government, Police & Fire
Many areas in the county have incurred property damage as a result of Tropical
Storm Debby. Pinellas County's Department of Justice & Consumer Services
reminds citizens to be cautious when hiring a contractor.
Elections, Public Safety
This week, each of the four candidates for Pinellas County sheriff took the Patch Podium to explain what he would do if budget restraints were lifted. Follow along each week as we get ready for the sheriff candidates' debate July 17.
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