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Bill Young II running for Florida House seat

St. Petersburg, Florida -- The son of the late Congressman C.W. Bill Young says he's running for the Florida House of Representatives.

Bill Young II will run as a Republican for House District 68, which includes much of St. Petersburg, Largo and Pinellas Park, as well as portions of unincorporated Pinellas County and Clearwater.

MAP: Florida House District 68 (PDF)

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16-year-old accidentally shoots 14-year-old

Seminole, Florida -- Pinellas County deputies are investigating an accidental shooting involving a 14-year-old.

The shooting happened at a home on 134th Way N. in Seminole.

According to detectives, the victim and a 16-year-old friend went to the friend's home after baseball practice Sunday afternoon. While they were in the house, the 16-year-old reportedly showed the 14-year-old a .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle. While he was showing the rifle, he accidentally shot the 14-year-old in the abdomen.

Coast Guard offloads more than $12 million in cocaine

St. Petersburg, Florida -- The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute is
scheduled to offload more than $12 million in cocaine, seized during two
separate cases, at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg on Sunday.

U.S. Coast Guard seized more than $12 million in cocaine
during two separate cases in February in support of Operation Martillo.

Dali dinner delightful

St. Petersburg, Florida - Dining in the Dali is a unique experience. About 200 people, major sponsors of the museum, did just that on Saturday night.

The St. Petersburg Museum hosted the 32nd anniversary dinner. The fundraiser was started more than three decades ago and has helped sustain the not-for-profit institution.

Museum Director Hank Hine says it's the only time that patrons are allowed to dine among the artworks.

10 News staff were among those attending the event, including this reporter, and for a "first-timer" it truly is an extraordinary experience.

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St. Petersburg woman reacts to Russian troops in Ukraine

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Today, Russian stunned the world by choosing to swiftly move into the autonomous province of Crimea. Many countries, including the U.S., are calling on Moscow to withdraw its forces from the region.

This international issue is hitting home in the Tampa Bay area. 10 News reporter Sarah Hagen spoke with a local woman who has ties to both Russia and Ukraine.

91-year-old talks about carjacking

St. Petersburg, Florida --  Police say a third suspect could still be on the loose after a carjacking Thursday.

The department's forensic unit tended to the 91-year-old victim, Beverley Landrey, who says the incident and her injuries felt worse today.

We now know what Beverly Landrey was doing in that neighborhood. She was driving to a local market to get some ice cream for her husband.  That's when things took a tragic turn.

Two men dead after airborne car crashes into pond

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- The area around U.S. 19 and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. has reopened to traffic following an accident that killed two people.

The crash occurred around 3 a.m. after an officer on patrol heard a loud "boom" coming from the area of MLK and U.S. 19.

"He told me it sounded like a missile hit U.S. 19," said Tarpon Springs Police Captain Jeffrey Young.