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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
What Would You Ask Chief Slaughter?

What Would You Ask Chief Slaughter?

Clearwater’s new top cop plans three upcoming meetings with residents.
Woman Jumped After Crashing on Indian Rocks Beach Bridge, Police Say

Woman Jumped After Crashing on Indian Rocks Beach Bridge, Police Say

The accident closed the bridge for a time Thursday morning.
Update: Missing Clearwater Teen Found

Update: Missing Clearwater Teen Found

The teen was found Wednesday evening.
Couple Says Maggie Mae's No Dogs Request is Discrimination

Couple Says Maggie Mae's No Dogs Request is Discrimination

A man, a woman and their service dogs were asked to leave the Clearwater restaurant over the weekend.
No Injuries in Clearwater School Bus Crash

No Injuries in Clearwater School Bus Crash

Buses rejoined the morning commute on Monday.
Arrest Made in Felecia Williams' Murder

Arrest Made in Felecia Williams' Murder

The 9-year-old’s body was found on the north side of the Courtney Campbell Causeway back in May.
Coast Guard Rescues 8 People Near Anclote Key

Coast Guard Rescues 8 People Near Anclote Key

None were wearing lifejackets, authorities say.
Teen Indicted in Death of Woman Found Near Pinellas Trail

Teen Indicted in Death of Woman Found Near Pinellas Trail

Police continue to search for more evidence in the case against the teen in the death of Lydia Tross.
Dunedin Man Found Dead in Jail

Dunedin Man Found Dead in Jail

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says he hung himself.
Another Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Park

Another Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Park

She was charged with four counts of negligent child abuse.
Teen Arrested in Clearwater Woman's Death

Teen Arrested in Clearwater Woman's Death

Her body was found near the Pinellas Trail Saturday.
Cross-Dressing Driver Crashes into Retirement Home

Cross-Dressing Driver Crashes into Retirement Home

Tampa police say he was trying to avoid a DUI traffic stop.
Bank Robber on the Loose in Largo Area

Bank Robber on the Loose in Largo Area

Police say the Wells Fargo on Jasper Street was hit Monday morning.
Police Identify Woman Found Near Pinellas Trail

Police Identify Woman Found Near Pinellas Trail

She was reported missing on Aug. 5.
Woman's Body Found West of Pinellas Trail

Woman's Body Found West of Pinellas Trail

Police have labeled the Saturday afternoon discovery suspicious, but are saying little else.
Clearwater's New Chief Starts Thursday

Clearwater's New Chief Starts Thursday

He’s the city’s 13th chief of police.
Cops: Pot Plant Was Sticking Out of Car Window

Cops: Pot Plant Was Sticking Out of Car Window

The Clearwater Police Department says the plant was clearly visible from the road.
Hyatt Suicide Victim Identified

Hyatt Suicide Victim Identified

Clearwater police say she’s from the area.
Update: Jumper Leaps from Clearwater Hotel

Update: Jumper Leaps from Clearwater Hotel

Details are just coming in about a person who jumped from Clearwater Beach’s Hyatt Regency.
132 Arrests Made in 'Operation Cyber Vigilance'

132 Arrests Made in 'Operation Cyber Vigilance'

Those arrested in the multi-county sting included a Disney Animal Kingdom employee and a 71-year-old man.