Zenit St Petersburg signs Hulk from Porto and Axel Witsel from Benfica Zenit St Petersburg has signed Hulk from Porto and Axel Witsel from Benfica, both on five-year deals, for a reported fee of 80 million euros, according to the Russian club's website. The 26-year-old Hulk will wear the No. 29 shirt for Luciano Spalletti…

Go to the Movies Anna Karenina, with her "elegant and modest grace," first appears stepping off the train from St. Petersburg. So start at Leningradsky Rail Terminal (Komsomolskaya Square 3), built in the mid-19th century as the terminus of the Moscow-St. Petersburg line. Read more on Wall Street Journal

Group's survey shows St. Petersburg residents don't like fire fee, but don't … ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Bill Foster plans to present a revised fire fee to the City Council today as the group decides how to close a $ 10 million budget gap for next year. The less expensive fee Foster is now proposing…

USF St. Pete Named Top 30 Public University in the South USF St. Petersburg is a separately accredited institution within the USF System, offering master's level and undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences, business and education in a student-centered environment. According to a news release, new … Read more on Patch.com

Music festival to support Pussy Riot held in Russia's 2nd city despite … Olga Kurnosova said city officials had tried to force her to stop Sunday's show in St. Petersburg — President Vladimir Putin's hometown — and firefighters had threatened to close down the Glavklub hall, claiming safety violations ahead of the concert … Read…

St. Petersburg man picks up the pieces after fire destroys his home ST. PETERSBURG — The air still smelled like a fireplace, but Vincent Malone was staying positive. His home, a rental at 4040 First Ave. N, was badly damaged by fire late Sunday night. He was treated for smoke inhalation. Investigators think the fire…

Downtown St. Petersburg nightclub Scene faces lawsuits stemming from … ST. PETERSBURG — The owners of Scene Premium Night Club vowed to step up security after a chaotic shooting earlier this year. Management hired off-duty police officers to help patrol crowds and promised to repair their reputation with the community. Read more on Tampabay.com

St. Petersburg man pleads guilty to murdering pregnant teenager PETERSBURG —- A 39-year-old St. Petersburg man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a pregnant teenager whose body was found in Polk County. Aurelio Martinez received a 40-year prison sentence this week in a plea agreement … Read more on Tampabay.com

Governor Rick Scott's 'Listening Education Tour' stops in Pinellas St. Petersburg, Florida – Governor Rick Scott's week-long 10 city listening tour on education made a stop in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. Scott visited with parents and teachers at Madeira Beach Fundamental. "I'm listening to their ideas," says Gov. Scott. Read more on WTSP 10 News