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Petersburg mom of 18-month-old who fell out window thanks community for prayers

Kyree Ross, 18 months, fell out of a second-story window April 12 and had little to no injuries (Source: NBC12)


A Petersburg mother is thanking the community and God after her 18-month-old-son survived falling from a second-story window.

Petersburg police responded around 7 p.m. April 12 for reports of a child falling out of a window at the Pin Oaks Estates apartment complex on Sandlewood Court.

Amazingly, the toddler’s mother, Jasmine Ross, said he only lost a tooth during the fall.

"I was just so worried,” Ross said. “I thought I was going to have a nervous breakdown."

Ross said Tuesday she was out getting groceries when the accident happened.

Petersburg Police Captain Brian Braswell said the toddler climbed on a chair and fell out the window of the apartment.


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Owners say new house is a disaster; developer accuses them of ‘online terrorism’

Timothy and Hyun Kim of St. Petersburg pose outside of their new home, which has multiple construction defects and code violations. The couple wanto move from the house, which has

ST. PETERSBURG — Stretched across the front of Tim and Hyun Kims’ two-year-old house is a big banner with the name of a developer and the words:

"I have to fix my new house."

Some of what needs fixing is instantly apparent. The front steps are too narrow and too steep. Handrails are missing. A big crack has appeared on the porch ceiling.

That’s not all. An engineering firm said the house is so rife with construction defects and code violations that it would be better to tear it down instead of trying to fix the problems.

Ever since they moved in 15 months ago, the Kims have been battling with James Landers and hi...

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9 Dogs Found Sick, Starving, Crammed Into Crate In St. Pete Alley

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — St. Petersburg Police want to know who would leave nine feces-covered dogs crammed into a rusty crate in an alley off 15th Street North.

Police found the dogs, all chihauhau mixes, abandoned and in poor condition on Monday, April 16. They were filthy, had overgrown nails and one was missing an eye.

Police turned the dogs over to Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue in St. Petersburg, a nonprofit rescue founded by Jaime Bunny McKnight in 2013.

McKnight said she was horrified when she saw the condition of the dogs.

"Nine chihuahuas smashed in a rusted cage, held together with rope, rusted wire bottom , no food , no water and dumped in an alley in St. Petersburg," McKnight said, describing the condition of the dogs...

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Florida education news: ‘In God We Trust,’ Blaine Amendment, teacher housing and more

[Courtesy of Atheists of Florida]

STATE MOTTO: Florida lawmakers have required all public schools to post the phrase, "In God We Trust," in a prominent place for all to see. The Atheists of Florida offers to provide the signs for free. "We want to help educate about the First Amendment and the establishment clause, as well as about the diversity in our country," executive director Judy Adkins said.

NO AID: The Florida Constitution Revision Commission drops its effort to ask voters to repeal the Blaine Amendment, which bars the use of state tax revenue to support religious institutions.

CONSOLIDATION: A St. Petersburg doctor will lead the planning effort to combine all University of South Florida campuses into one entity.

GUN CONTROL: Tampa area teens meet with political leaders to discuss ...

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WMNF presents the Improvaholics at Studio 620

WMNF presents the Improvaholics at Studio 620 in St. Petersburg on Thursday May 17th @7PM.

It’s a night of improvised comedy, impressions, songs and laughter to benefit both WMNF and Studio 620.

The Improvaholics are a local Musical Improv troupe… They are the House Improv team for The Studio@620 and one of the Indie Improv troupes for American Stage Theatre Company in St Petersburg, FL, currently.

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Tickets are $15 at the door.

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