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Cheapest gas in Seminole

Cheapest gas in Seminole

Seminole - Gas prices continue to soar.  Sweet crude continues to sell for over $100 a barrel.  As a result motorists everywhere are feeling the punch to the purse.

In Seminole, the cheapest gas can currently be found...

Get ready for spring break traffic

Get ready for spring break traffic

Clearwater, Florida - "Spring Break" traffic through downtown to the beach is expected to be heavy and very slow most days over the next few weeks.

Police are advising drivers to be ready to handle bumper-to-bumper conditions, and to plan ahead to allow for extra travel time.

U.S. weighs tapping strategic oil reserve to fight gas prices

U.S. weighs tapping strategic oil reserve to fight gas prices

St. Petersburg, Florida -- The Obama administration says it's weighing whether to do anything about escalating gas prices, but insists all options "have to be on the table," including tapping emergency oil reserves.


Some economists say the country can handle a rise in prices like this as long as it doesn't last a long time. But the skyrocketing price of gasoline is having an impact for all of us, even on things like food prices.


The national average price for regular unleaded has gone up 38 cents in one month, and 77 cents since a year ago.

Downtown road closure starting Monday

Downtown road closure starting Monday

Clearwater, FL -- Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue will be closed to traffic at Cleveland Street starting Monday as part of the Cleveland Streetscaping project, the city announced Friday.


The intersection will remain closed through the first week of August.


Cleveland Street is already closed between Missouri and MLK Avenue.

City to buy $146k police investigation truck

City to buy $146k police investigation truck

Clearwater, Florida - The City Council has approved spending $145,977 for a new Traffic Homicide Investigation Vehicle for the police department.

The new truck replaces a bus purchased in 2001 that the city says has "reached the end of its useful life."

The bus has only 9,500 miles but "has experienced starting problems, severe brake system problems and the on-board generator has not started on a few occasions due to various failures," the city stated.

Rays 2011 Trolley info

Rays 2011 Trolley info

Saint Petersburg, FL -- On opening day and other select game days, you can ride a shuttle from downtown to Tropicana Field.

Shuttle service from 5:10 p.m. until one hour after the game is over.

Shuttle service runs approximately every 5 minutes and is FREE to the general public

SHUTTLE STOPS

Expect traffic jams near Coachman Park tomorrow

Expect traffic jams near Coachman Park tomorrow

Clearwater, Florida -- Major traffic delays are expected in the downtown area Saturday during a 'Wild Splash' party in Coachman Park

"This is expected to be a large event that will greatly affect traffic in the downtown area (both parking and vehicular moving traffic)," police advise.

Police expect traffic and parking issues from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and advise motorists driving through the area to plan ahead to allow for travel time.