Beach Police, Manatees and Obama in Tampa
See what you may have missed this week on Patch.
Should St. Pete Beach Get Rid of Its Police Department?: Next week, St. Pete Beach will continue the discussion of the possible use of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and getting rid of the St. Pete Beach.
Don't Feed the Baby Manatee (VIDEO): Indian Rocks Beach residents observed a baby manatee at their dock and gave it water. While the video they made showed a poignant moment, wildlife officials say this type of human contact actually poses a risk for the sea mammal.
Obama's Florida Visit Stirs Support: The battle for Florida voters intensified Friday as President Barack Obama came to Orlando and Tampa to talk about his second run at the White House and the future of the nation.
11 Victims, 2 Dead in Alleged Rampage: A former school principal is questioned tonight in connection to a group home stabbing and a hit-and-run in Lealman, where the driver plowed into a porch.
Martha is in Need of a Good Home: Martha is an easy-going feline who is having trouble finding a home. She was found as a stray, but is as well-behaved as all the other cats in the shelter.