| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
What does the cutting-edge, digital 3-D world of James Cameron have in common with the centuries-old Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia?
For the last few years the venerated ballet company, which dates back to the 18th century, has been...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Appearing with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra eight years ago, 23-year-old Alisa Weilerstein was a playfully kittenish cello soloist in Tchaikovsky's "Rococo" Variations. I wrote then that when she matures, look out.
I can take no credit for...
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:30 AM
On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Walter M. Stefanowicz, a retired homebuilder who developed sections of Timonium, Catonsville and White Marsh, died of cardiac arrest while recuperating from knee surgery Nov. 17 at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. The former Cockeysville and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The Miami Hurricanes are putting together quite an offensive line from the class of 2014.
A week after five-star OL Kc McDermott pledged to Miami, Catholic (St. Petersburg) four-star OL Reilly Gibbons has decided to join the Hurricanes as well. ...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:37 AM
Make your 50th trip to the pokey in the same city special.
Like this dude.
A manager at Red Mesa Cantina in St. Petersburg saw a man with six bottles of booze jump over the eatery's gate and hightail it down an alley, reports the Tampa Bay Times in...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Another horse's arse.
What is it about Floridians and their irresistible urge to slap police horses?
Olawale Ayodeji Agbede was seen smacking Rusty the police horse's hiney four times, according to Gainesville police, reports The Gainesville Sun....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Several sophomore students at Dallastown High School used Skype to connect with middle school students in St. Petersburg Russia early Thursday morning. The video conference was designed to bridge the gap between the two nations, and allow the students to...