“The Skyway Bridge is closed to all traffic due to high winds now at 50 miles per hour.,” Florida Highway Patrol announced Thursday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded after a 911 call from a motorist on the Skyway Bridge who saw two red flares fired into the early morning sky at 5:25 a.m.
According to police, Kristen Kay Watts, 52, of Sarasota, drove a 2011 BMW north on Interstate 275 at a high speed, failed to abide by detours approaching the bridge and race, and drove into two Florida Highway Patrol cars. Both the trooper and Watts went to the hospital.
The Off-Central Players in St. Petersburg bring Bill DeYoung’s one-man show about Captain John Lerro to the stage. Lerro’s story is one of tragedy and unjust accusations.
Larry Busby is well known for his unique aluminum print photos, but recently he’s experimented with cell phone photography – and he shares his tips.