Pinellas County

October 2012: State Sen. Maria Sachs  (Source: CBS4)

Sachs Holding Off Bogdanoff; Other Incumbents Win

In a bitter rematch Tuesday in a district that includes parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties, state Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, appeared headed toward beating former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff in the highest-profile Senate race of the year.

11/04/2014

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Early Votes Pour In From Central Florida

More than half of Central Florida residents who voted with absentee ballots have sent them back.

10/25/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Candidates Cast Ballots During Early Voting

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott voted Thursday morning in Southwest Florida. Former Governor Charlie Crist voted Monday.

10/23/2014

Toilet

Man Arrested For Stealing Toilet Handles, Pipes

Police arrested a man accused of stealing handles and pipes from toilets around Florida City.

10/17/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pinellas School District Asks Crist To Pull TV Ad

Pinellas County school district officials are asking former Florida Governor Charlie Crist to stop airing an ad filmed at an area school.

07/31/2014

Donnie Ray Floyd (Source: Pinellas County Sheriffs Office)

Man Accused Of Performing Sex Acts On Child For Years

A Tampa Bay area man is behind bars accused of performing sex acts on a child for years.

06/22/2014

Closer view of an Aedes Aegypti mosquito (dengue fer vector) inside a house in Santa Barbara neighborhood north outskirst Guatemala city on July 11, 2013. Guatemalan government keep a strategic plan for the prevention and control of dengue. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (Photo: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Officials Urge Greater Protection From Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes

The mosquito season is in kicking into high gear in Florida and state health officials are warning residents to protect themselves.

06/15/2014

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Boater Dies After Jumping Into Lake To Save Dog

rews found the body of a 70-year old man who died while trying to save a dog that jumped overboard.

05/25/2014

Lightning Generic

Authorities: Florida Man Struck By Lightning, Dies

A southwest Florida man died after he was apparently struck by lightning, according to authorities.

05/14/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Fla. Gov. To Press President Over Flood Insurance

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is planning to use a scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama to urge him to halt flood insurance hikes.

02/23/2014

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