Pasco Area News


03/18/2019 10:21 AM
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 22 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 22  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Land O' Lakes Music Festival: The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce hosts this event from 4 to 10 p.m. March 23 at Heritage Park, 5401 Land O' ...



03/15/2019 09:57 PM
Bicyclist hit by ambulance in Pasco County, taken to hospital - ABC Action News
Bicyclist hit by ambulance in Pasco County, taken to hospital  ABC Action News

A bicyclist was hit by an ambulance in Pasco County Friday night.



03/18/2019 09:22 PM
Pasco County news briefs - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco County news briefs  Tampa Bay Times

Countywide. Pasco youth need 'Big' mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay has scheduled orientation for those interested in becoming mentors.



03/07/2019 02:00 AM
Visit Pasco County Reveals Destination Rebrand As Florida's Sports Coast - PRNewswire
Visit Pasco County Reveals Destination Rebrand As Florida's Sports Coast  PRNewswire

PASCO COUNTY, Fla., March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Visit Pasco, the official destination marketing organization for Pasco County, Florida, announces strategic ...



03/15/2019 04:24 PM
Boat-car hybrid seen driving down U.S. 19 in Pasco County - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Boat-car hybrid seen driving down U.S. 19 in Pasco County  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

It was a puzzling sight captured on video by a man driving down U.S. 19 in Pasco County.



03/18/2019 05:46 AM
Florida education news: School books, charter schools, taxes and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: School books, charter schools, taxes and more  Tampa Bay Times

BOOK CHALLENGES: The conservative Florida Citizens Alliance continues its drive to have books removed from public schools, by pursuing legislation that ...



02/19/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco County Pasco County summer camps to start online registration Erik Waxler 4:11 PM, Feb - ABC Action News
Pasco County Pasco County summer camps to start online registration Erik Waxler 4:11 PM, Feb  ABC Action News

Parents in Pasco County will no longer have to wait in long lines. Summer camps registration will be available online for camps at several parks and rec centers ...



03/11/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco County news briefs for March 15 - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco County news briefs for March 15  Tampa Bay Times

Countywide. Donors get discount to Renaissance fest. Those who donate to Goodwill Industries-Suncoast during March can receive a discount for $4.45 off ...



02/27/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco County Reward increased in Pasco County homicide case WFTS Digital Staff 10:34 PM, Feb - ABC Action News
Pasco County Reward increased in Pasco County homicide case WFTS Digital Staff 10:34 PM, Feb  ABC Action News

Pasco Sheriff's deputies found the body Carlos Saint Louis in a pond three weeks after family first reported him missing.



03/19/2019 08:31 AM
Pasco County high schools consider AP options amid low student numbers - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco County high schools consider AP options amid low student numbers  Tampa Bay Times

Pasco High School student Enrique Hernandez had a simple request in his email district to superintendent Kurt Browning: Please don't let the school cancel ...



02/21/2019 02:00 AM
Port Richey Mayor arrested after shots fired at SWAT attempting to serve warrant at his home - ABC Action News
Port Richey Mayor arrested after shots fired at SWAT attempting to serve warrant at his home  ABC Action News

Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad is charged with attempted murder after shooting at a Pasco County SWAT team Thursday morning.



03/14/2019 11:17 AM
Florida mayor who allegedly shot at cops re-arrested, acting mayor in custody, too - Fox News
Florida mayor who allegedly shot at cops re-arrested, acting mayor in custody, too  Fox News

The former mayor of a Florida town -- who was arrested last month after allegedly opening fire on deputies who were trying to serve a search warrant at his home ...



02/22/2019 02:00 AM
Arsenio Hall at Tampa Improv, Pasco County Fair, Dachshund Derby: 10 things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay - WTSP.com
Arsenio Hall at Tampa Improv, Pasco County Fair, Dachshund Derby: 10 things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay  WTSP.com

The legendary comedian and actor behind The Arsenio Hall Show and Coming to America gets back to his stand-up roots this weekend at the Tampa Improv.



02/25/2019 07:40 AM
Pasco deputy, mom of 3, dies by suicide - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Pasco deputy, mom of 3, dies by suicide  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A deputy with the Pasco County Sheriff's Office has died by suicide, Sheriff Chris Nocco announced Monday. Deputy April Rodriguez used her own *service* ...



03/17/2019 07:00 AM
Winner/loser of the week in Florida politics: March 17 edition - Tampa Bay Times
Winner/loser of the week in Florida politics: March 17 edition  Tampa Bay Times

Winner. Ron DeSantis: Florida's new governor gave the Legislature a Friday deadline to pass a bill that allowed smokable medical marijuana, and wouldn't you ...



03/18/2019 12:53 PM
Pasco Business Digest - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco Business Digest  Tampa Bay Times

Briefs. EDC WELCOMES NEW MANAGER: The Pasco Economic Development Council welcomes its new manager, Jennie Sammur, who will be responsible for ...



03/19/2019 10:24 PM
Gov. DeSantis officially suspends acting Port Richey mayor after arrest on obstruction charges - WFLA
Gov. DeSantis officially suspends acting Port Richey mayor after arrest on obstruction charges  WFLA

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis officially suspended acting Port Richey Mayor Terrence Rowe after his arrest on obstruction charges last week.



03/13/2019 03:03 PM
Father and son shot in Pasco drive-by, car seen on surveillance video - ABC Action News
Father and son shot in Pasco drive-by, car seen on surveillance video  ABC Action News

HOLIDAY, Fla. — A Pasco County man and his 11-year-old son are recovering from a drive-by shooting at their home. It happened on Rally Lane in Holiday.



03/10/2019 10:05 PM
Pasco County Sheriff's Office will no longer appear on 'LivePD' - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Pasco County Sheriff's Office will no longer appear on 'LivePD'  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (FOX 13) - After nearly two years on the air, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office is ending its relationship with A&E network's hit show ...



03/10/2019 03:00 AM
Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Pasco County - WFLA
Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Pasco County  WFLA

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian in Pasco County.



03/14/2019 05:15 PM
Pasco County crash leaves man on mobility scooter dead - WTSP.com
Pasco County crash leaves man on mobility scooter dead  WTSP.com

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash on Little Road Thursday. Troopers say a driver hit a 94-year-old man on a mobility scooter who was trying ...



03/15/2019 09:43 AM
Sales tax snafu means $624,000 is headed to Pasco County - Tampa Bay Times
Sales tax snafu means $624,000 is headed to Pasco County  Tampa Bay Times

Pasco is due money from sales tax receipts mistakenly credited to Hillsborough County from businesses in Lutz and Odessa.



03/04/2019 02:00 AM
Elderly woman, dog dead after fire destroys Pasco County mobile home - ABC Action News
Elderly woman, dog dead after fire destroys Pasco County mobile home  ABC Action News

Investigators with Pasco County Fire Rescue say two people have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home located on Penny Royal Road in Wesley Chapel on ...



03/13/2019 08:44 AM
FHP: School bus involved in accident in Pasco County - WFLA
FHP: School bus involved in accident in Pasco County  WFLA

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Four people were hospitalized with minor injuries after an accident involving a school bus in Pasco County on Wednesday, ...



03/07/2019 02:00 AM
Health officials send warning after Pasco Co. firefighter contracts Hepatitis A - WTSP.com
Health officials send warning after Pasco Co. firefighter contracts Hepatitis A  WTSP.com

LAND O' LAKES, Fla. — Health officials in Pasco County are sending a cleanliness reminder after a Pasco County firefighter contracted Hepatitis A in late ...



03/05/2019 05:18 AM
Pasco students with special needs show off cheerleading skills at county games - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Pasco students with special needs show off cheerleading skills at county games  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

(STORYFUL) - A group of students with special needs in Pasco County, Florida, showed off their cheerleading skills on February 21, during Special Olympics ...



02/27/2019 02:00 AM
Authorities in Pasco County search for suspects in strong-armed robbery - ABC Action News
Authorities in Pasco County search for suspects in strong-armed robbery  ABC Action News

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is searching for three suspects they say were involved in a strong armed robbery on February 20.



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
Aftermath of fatal Pasco shooting seen on Live PD - WTSP.com
Aftermath of fatal Pasco shooting seen on Live PD  WTSP.com

PORT RICHEY, Fla. — The aftermath of a fatal shooting in Port Richey was captured by A&E's Live PD. Pasco County deputies said a man fatally shot his ...



02/25/2019 02:00 AM
Neighbor claims 'Stand Your Ground' defense in Pasco fatal shooting, state attorney handling case - WFLA
Neighbor claims 'Stand Your Ground' defense in Pasco fatal shooting, state attorney handling case  WFLA

The man who shot and killed his neighbor Saturday claims it was in self defense.



03/19/2019 10:29 AM
Boat-car hybrid spotted driving down Florida road - WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale
Boat-car hybrid spotted driving down Florida road  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WSVN) — A very unique vehicle was spotted heading down the street in Pasco County. Joe Bock was driving down U.S. 19 in New ...



03/10/2019 05:54 PM
Snake causes power outage in Pasco County - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Snake causes power outage in Pasco County  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A snake caused a power outage that affected 1600 homes in Pasco County on Sunday afternoon.



02/25/2019 02:00 AM
Florida man arrested after throwing a cookie at his live-in girlfriend, cops say - Bradenton Herald
Florida man arrested after throwing a cookie at his live-in girlfriend, cops say  Bradenton Herald

Pasco County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Florida man on Sunday after he allegedly threw a 'hard piece' of cookie at his live-in girlfriend, causing a red ...



02/17/2019 02:00 AM
Arrest made after bicyclist killed in Pasco County hit-and-run - ABC Action News
Arrest made after bicyclist killed in Pasco County hit-and-run  ABC Action News

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a suspect in the case of a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist. FHP tweeted that a tip by Crime ...



03/19/2019 10:45 AM
Knife-wielding woman arrested for chasing man across 6 lanes of US-19 traffic - WFLA
Knife-wielding woman arrested for chasing man across 6 lanes of US-19 traffic  WFLA

HUDSON, Fla. (WFLA) - A woman was arrested early Tuesday morning after deputies say she chased a man across six lanes of traffic on a highway in Pasco ...



02/22/2019 02:00 AM
Parking lot shooter Michael Drejka wants to move to Pasco County. - Tampa Bay Times
Parking lot shooter Michael Drejka wants to move to Pasco County.  Tampa Bay Times

A judge granted the request while Drejka is free on bond awaiting trial. But he must still wear a GPS tracker.



02/24/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco County Deputies: Man shot, killed in Port Richey after threatening neighbor WFTS Digital Staff 7 - ABC Action News
Pasco County Deputies: Man shot, killed in Port Richey after threatening neighbor WFTS Digital Staff 7  ABC Action News

A man was shot and killed in Port Richey late Saturday night after he threatened his neighbor, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.



02/18/2019 02:00 AM
Family of Pasco man hit and killed riding his bicycle tells driver, 'we are going to find you' - ABC Action News
Family of Pasco man hit and killed riding his bicycle tells driver, 'we are going to find you'  ABC Action News

The Mowry brothers are offering $2000 for information that leads to the driver. Troopers said they have collected a lot of evidence in this case and are following ...



03/02/2019 02:00 AM
'LivePD' crew, Florida deputy surprise couple during wedding - WTSP.com
'LivePD' crew, Florida deputy surprise couple during wedding  WTSP.com

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Usually, it's not a good thing when a county deputy and a TV crew shows up to a wedding. For John and Christine Wurth, though, ...



03/18/2019 02:26 PM
Not a Florida classroom teacher? No Best and Brightest for you. - Tampa Bay Times
Not a Florida classroom teacher? No Best and Brightest for you.  Tampa Bay Times

An administrative judge reiterates the bonuses are for current classroom teachers only.



03/15/2019 04:14 PM
Pasco County Mitchell Ranch project taking shape in West Pasco County Erik Waxler 5:14 PM - ABC Action News
Pasco County Mitchell Ranch project taking shape in West Pasco County Erik Waxler 5:14 PM  ABC Action News

In the near future when you are shopping at Sprouts, or eating at Chipotle, take a minute to remember what was here.



03/17/2019 07:56 AM
Pasco County student voices and instruments rise to all-county elementary school concert - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco County student voices and instruments rise to all-county elementary school concert  Tampa Bay Times

Musical talents of 131 singers and 44 percussionists provide finely tuned concert for a packed audience at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge last month.



02/22/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco deputies seek information in death of man found in pond - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco deputies seek information in death of man found in pond  Tampa Bay Times

Pasco County deputies are seeking the public's help in locating the car driven by a man identified as Carlos St. Louis, whose body was found in a pond in ...



03/09/2019 02:00 AM
Authorities arrest final two suspects in attack, robbery of Pasco teen walking home from school - ABC Action News
Authorities arrest final two suspects in attack, robbery of Pasco teen walking home from school  ABC Action News

Pasco County authorities arrested the last two suspects in an assault of a teen walking home from school.



02/22/2019 02:00 AM
New forensics 'body farm' for FGCU students taking shape - Fox 4
New forensics 'body farm' for FGCU students taking shape  Fox 4

Students in Florida Gulf Coast University's Department of Justice studies are getting a unique opportunity to hone their skills.



02/25/2019 02:00 AM
'She was a good deputy': Sheriff's office mourns the tragic passing of a deputy - WTSP.com
'She was a good deputy': Sheriff's office mourns the tragic passing of a deputy  WTSP.com

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is mourning the tragic passing of a deputy Monday morning. “It's with great sadness that we ...



03/19/2019 08:09 AM
Candidate David 'Mac' McCallister drops $30,000 into state House race in which he can't vote - Tampa Bay Times
Candidate David 'Mac' McCallister drops $30,000 into state House race in which he can't vote  Tampa Bay Times

The candidate for state House District 38 lives outside the district, and would have to move if he wins the race.



02/25/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco County Couple survives after alleged drunk driver slams into their camper Isabel Rosales 10:53 - ABC Action News
Pasco County Couple survives after alleged drunk driver slams into their camper Isabel Rosales 10:53  ABC Action News

Troopers arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of drunk driving after he slammed into a camper early Sunday in Pasco County.



03/11/2019 03:33 PM
Pasco County Pasco Sheriff's Office will no longer be featured on Live PD WFTS Digital Staff - ABC Action News
Pasco County Pasco Sheriff's Office will no longer be featured on Live PD WFTS Digital Staff  ABC Action News

Pasco Sheriff's Office will no longer be featured on Live PD, the agency announced on its Facebook page over the weekend. The Sheriff's Office had been on the ...



02/23/2019 04:58 PM
Video shows Pasco teen beaten, robbed as he walked home from school - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Video shows Pasco teen beaten, robbed as he walked home from school  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (FOX 13) - Disturbing video shows a teenager in New Port Richey being beaten and robbed by several men as he walked home from ...



03/17/2019 02:53 AM
Motorcyclist Dies in Pasco Crash - TB Reporter
Motorcyclist Dies in Pasco Crash  TB Reporter

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, FHP troopers said.



02/19/2019 02:00 AM
Vehicle located, driver arrested in connection to deadly Pasco County hit-and-run - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Vehicle located, driver arrested in connection to deadly Pasco County hit-and-run  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A tip to Crime Stoppers lead Florida Highway Patrol troopers to make an arrest Tuesday in a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist in New Port Richey, Florida.



02/27/2019 02:00 AM
How much is tourism worth? More than $600 million in Pasco, study says. - Tampa Bay Times
How much is tourism worth? More than $600 million in Pasco, study says.  Tampa Bay Times

Pasco County's tourism industry provided a $615 million impact to the local economy including $436 million in direct spending from the 965000 people who ...



02/27/2019 02:00 AM
Florida education news: Private school scholarships, transgender rights, Parkland aftermath and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Private school scholarships, transgender rights, Parkland aftermath and more  Tampa Bay Times

SCHOLARSHIPS: Pasco County school district officials propose restrictions on offering state private-school scholarships to students who claim they've been ...



02/17/2019 02:00 AM
Motorcyclist arrested after hitting 2-year-old in Port Richey - ABC Action News
Motorcyclist arrested after hitting 2-year-old in Port Richey  ABC Action News

A motorcyclist was arrested after hitting a two-year-old child in Port Richey over the weekend.



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco schools want to verify bullying claims before offering state scholarship - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco schools want to verify bullying claims before offering state scholarship  Tampa Bay Times

The Pasco County school district's proposed new policy to implement Florida's “Hope” scholarship appears to run afoul of lawmakers' intent. During the 2018 ...



02/19/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco County water customers face higher bills to subsidize utility purchases - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco County water customers face higher bills to subsidize utility purchases  Tampa Bay Times

Commissioners approve a plan to increase water and sewer rates to finance acquisition of two smaller systems. ustomers there had complained of exorbitant ...



02/28/2019 02:00 AM
VERIFY: Will the Polk County Sheriff's Office join 'Live PD'? - WTSP.com
VERIFY: Will the Polk County Sheriff's Office join 'Live PD'?  WTSP.com

Whispers on the internet suggested the Polk County Sheriff's Office could debut on the popular A&E series.



03/04/2019 02:00 AM
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 1 - Tampa Bay Times
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 1  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Art in the Park: The annual two-day festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 and 10 at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. Featuring ...



03/18/2019 12:57 PM
Tampa man charged with DUI manslaughter after crash kills teenager - ABC Action News
Tampa man charged with DUI manslaughter after crash kills teenager  ABC Action News

A 40-year-old man faces a felony DUI manslaughter charge and seven counts of DUI with personal injury after Tampa Police say he crashed into a car and killed ...



02/21/2019 02:00 AM
Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad arrested after shooting at Pasco County deputies - WTSP.com
Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad arrested after shooting at Pasco County deputies  WTSP.com

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said deputies were serving a search warrant after Dale Massad was accused of practicing medicine without a ...



03/01/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco deputy who died by suicide treated policing with gentle hands - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco deputy who died by suicide treated policing with gentle hands  Tampa Bay Times

What defined Rodriguez's work was her concern for the most vulnerable.



02/25/2019 02:00 AM
‘I will pull your jaw off’: Florida man arrested for threatening his senior girlfriend - Miami Herald
‘I will pull your jaw off’: Florida man arrested for threatening his senior girlfriend  Miami Herald

Pasco County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Jamie Lee Byrd, 43, for battery on a person 65 or older and resisting arrest without violence after he grabbed his ...



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
To impress Pasco GOP voters, you pitch your bonafides. Or maybe you don't. - Tampa Bay Times
To impress Pasco GOP voters, you pitch your bonafides. Or maybe you don't.  Tampa Bay Times

Republicans Randy Maggard and David "Mac'' McCallister appear before the Pasco GOP executive committee in their first joint campaign appearance for the ...



03/19/2019 03:30 AM
Friday Harbor man pleads guilty to no-contact order violation - Islands' Weekly
Friday Harbor man pleads guilty to no-contact order violation  Islands' Weekly

John Mitsoyianis, 58, of Friday Harbor, was sentenced to 20 days electronic home monitoring on March 6, after pleading guilty to two counts of violating a ...



03/13/2019 02:44 PM
Florida man threatens to cut child's head off with sword - NBC2 News
Florida man threatens to cut child's head off with sword  NBC2 News

PORT RICHEY, Fla. - A man in Pasco County was arrested after he threatened to cut off a child's head with a sword. According to deputies, 45-year-old Kenneth ...



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco, Hernando sheriff's offices enter deputies into federal ICE training - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Pasco, Hernando sheriff's offices enter deputies into federal ICE training  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Two Bay Area counties have trained sheriff's deputies as immigration officers so they can work with people who are in the U.S. illegally and also commit other ...



02/28/2019 02:00 AM
Reward offered to arrest men who attacked, robbed Pasco teen walking home from school - ABC Action News
Reward offered to arrest men who attacked, robbed Pasco teen walking home from school  ABC Action News

Pasco deputies have arrested two of four suspects tied to violently robbing a teenager walking home from Gulf High School last week.



03/18/2019 10:01 AM
Pasco man says his documentary will show O.J. Simpson did it, but with help - Tampa Bay Times
Pasco man says his documentary will show O.J. Simpson did it, but with help  Tampa Bay Times

Norman Pardo worked with Simpson and is making his case in 'Who Killed Nicole?' He is premiering a movie trailer during this week's Gasparilla Film Festival.



02/19/2019 02:00 AM
Grillsmith, Susies Family Restaurant Cited By Health Inspectors - New Port Richey, FL Patch
Grillsmith, Susies Family Restaurant Cited By Health Inspectors  New Port Richey, FL Patch

Grillsmith, Others Cited By Health Inspectors - New Port Richey, FL - Soiled freezer shelves, cold food left on counters and utensils improperly air-dried are some ...



03/13/2019 08:16 AM
Girl riding her bike airlifted to hospital after crash in Pasco County - WTSP.com
Girl riding her bike airlifted to hospital after crash in Pasco County  WTSP.com

HOLIDAY, Fla. — A car hit a girl riding her bike Wednesday morning, Pasco County Fire Rescue said. Crews airlifted the girl from the scene on Blossom Lake ...



02/23/2019 02:00 AM
Tanker fire shuts down I-75 exit in Pasco County - WTSP.com
Tanker fire shuts down I-75 exit in Pasco County  WTSP.com

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. — The exit ramp from northbound Interstate 75 to State Road 52 in Pasco County is closed because of a truck that caught fire. Crews are ...



02/21/2019 02:00 AM
Victim's family demands charges against driver in deadly Pasco crash - ABC Action News
Victim's family demands charges against driver in deadly Pasco crash  ABC Action News

A family in Pasco County fears they'll never see the justice they want after their loved one was hit and killed by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle in ...



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
FDOT hosts open house about reducing traffic and creating a diverging diamond in Pasco County - ABC Action News
FDOT hosts open house about reducing traffic and creating a diverging diamond in Pasco County  ABC Action News

The Florida Department of Transportation hosted an open house on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Drivers could learn about a diverging diamond at the SR 56 ...



02/28/2019 02:00 AM
Florida boy, 15, breaks jaw, loses teeth in attack by group of men who follow him home from school - Orlando Sentinel
Florida boy, 15, breaks jaw, loses teeth in attack by group of men who follow him home from school  Orlando Sentinel

Surveillance video shows people kicking the Pasco County student as he lay on the ground in broad daylight as motorists drove by.



03/19/2019 06:40 AM
Florida Sheriff's Office is First in Nation to Have State-of-the-Art Fitness Program - Officer
Florida Sheriff's Office is First in Nation to Have State-of-the-Art Fitness Program  Officer

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is the first law enforcement agency in the nation to have a high-performance health and fitness program for its employees.



03/11/2019 04:03 AM
Sen. Wilton Simpson wants $30 million event center for his home county of Pasco - Tampa Bay Times
Sen. Wilton Simpson wants $30 million event center for his home county of Pasco  Tampa Bay Times

The proposed center would be used for trade show, concerts, high school graduation ceremonies and other special events.



03/08/2019 02:00 AM
Temporary improvement project coming to busy Pasco County intersection - ABC Action News
Temporary improvement project coming to busy Pasco County intersection  ABC Action News

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- A busy and often complained about Pasco County intersection will soon see some short-term fixes ahead of a more comprehensive ...



02/22/2019 02:00 AM
FHP: Driver was on meth before fatal crash killed Pasco teen in 2018 - Tampa Bay Times
FHP: Driver was on meth before fatal crash killed Pasco teen in 2018  Tampa Bay Times

But it took nine months for troopers to arrest the 55-year-old driver in the April death of 17-year-old Lillia Morris.



02/19/2019 02:00 AM
Parents locked their baby and keys in a car — and needed inmates to help them break in - The Washington Post
Parents locked their baby and keys in a car — and needed inmates to help them break in  The Washington Post

Inmates in New Port Richey, Fla., broke into a car to rescue a 1-year-old who was accidentally locked inside.



03/13/2019 10:50 AM
Pregnant Florida woman allegedly stabbed boyfriend for looking at picture of another woman, cops say - Fox News
Pregnant Florida woman allegedly stabbed boyfriend for looking at picture of another woman, cops say  Fox News

A pregnant Florida woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend for looking at a photo of another woman on his friend's cellphone, officials said Friday.



03/14/2019 04:29 PM
Fourth murder charge sends Tarpon Springs triple murder suspect to Pasco - Tampa Bay Times
Fourth murder charge sends Tarpon Springs triple murder suspect to Pasco  Tampa Bay Times

Shelby Nealy appeared in a Pasco County courtroom on a charge of first-degree murder in the 2018 death of his ex-wife. He faces three other murder counts in ...



03/15/2019 03:25 AM
Man on Mobility Scooter Dies in Little Road Crash - TB Reporter
Man on Mobility Scooter Dies in Little Road Crash  TB Reporter

PASCO COUNTY – A Port Richey man on a mobility scooter died Thursday (March 14) when he was hit while crossing Little Road, the Florida Highway Patrol ...



02/20/2019 02:00 AM
Foul play suspected after man's body found floating in pond - ABC Action News
Foul play suspected after man's body found floating in pond  ABC Action News

Pasco County detectives are conducting a death investigation in Zephyrhills.



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
Florida education news: Security grand jury, teacher talks, school choice and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Security grand jury, teacher talks, school choice and more  Tampa Bay Times

GRAND JURY: The Florida Supreme Court grants Gov. Ron DeSantis' request for a year-long grand jury investigation into whether school districts have properly ...



03/11/2019 10:22 AM
Man turns pressure washer on leaf-blowing neighbor, Pasco deputies say - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Man turns pressure washer on leaf-blowing neighbor, Pasco deputies say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (FOX 13) - A Pasco County man was charged with battery after he allegedly sprayed his neighbor in the face with a pressure washer.



02/21/2019 02:00 AM
Florida education news: Term limits, medical marijuana, college credits and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Term limits, medical marijuana, college credits and more  Tampa Bay Times

TERM LIMITS: Arguing “eight is enough,” the Florida House continues to push for a voter referendum that would impose term limits on school board members.



02/27/2019 02:00 AM
Pasco Crash Kills Motor Scooter Driver - TB Reporter
Pasco Crash Kills Motor Scooter Driver  TB Reporter

PASCO COUNTY – A New Port Richey man died this morning (Feb. 27) from injuries he suffered when his motor scooter went off the road and hit a tree, the ...



02/22/2019 02:00 AM
Ex-Port Richey mayor held without bail; says he didn’t mean to shoot at deputies - Tampa Bay Times
Ex-Port Richey mayor held without bail; says he didn’t mean to shoot at deputies  Tampa Bay Times

The governor also suspended Dale Massad from the office of mayor and the state said it is investigating him for insurance fraud.



03/19/2019 10:40 AM
News at noon: Hernando schools look to local farms for sustenance; we ask what brings people to the Tampa - Tampa Bay Times
News at noon: Hernando schools look to local farms for sustenance; we ask what brings people to the Tampa  Tampa Bay Times

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com. Farm-to-school could be a win-win for Hernando County schools and local growers.



02/19/2019 02:00 AM
26 years later, murder of Jennifer Odom weighs heavy on Florida law enforcement - WTSP.com
26 years later, murder of Jennifer Odom weighs heavy on Florida law enforcement  WTSP.com

Twenty-six years ago, 12-year-old Jennifer Odom disappeared from her school bus stop in rural Pasco County. Almost a week later, her body was found in an ...



02/26/2019 02:00 AM
Shooter and victim jailed after bullets fly in Pasco chase. It started over a leaf-blower. - Tampa Bay Times
Shooter and victim jailed after bullets fly in Pasco chase. It started over a leaf-blower.  Tampa Bay Times

William Nazario-Ocasio, 42, said he gave chase because he didn't want the thief to get away, according to an affidavit.



03/04/2019 02:00 AM
Course at Fivay High School teaches high school students how to become a firefighter - ABC Action News
Course at Fivay High School teaches high school students how to become a firefighter  ABC Action News

A first-of-its-kind Pasco County program is helping high school students hoping to become firefighters.



03/15/2019 08:08 AM
Acting Florida Mayor Joins Former Mayor Behind Bars - Officer
Acting Florida Mayor Joins Former Mayor Behind Bars  Officer

Terrance Rowe was the second mayor in this town to be arrested in 20 days. He was vice mayor until the Feb. 21 arrest of Mayor Dale Massad who is accused of ...



02/26/2019 09:09 AM
Florida man accused of hitting girlfriend in head with cookie - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Florida man accused of hitting girlfriend in head with cookie  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Florida man is accused of domestic battery after he allegedly threw a piece of a cookie at his gir...



02/24/2019 02:00 AM
Florida teen beaten walking home from school - WFTV Orlando
Florida teen beaten walking home from school  WFTV Orlando

A Florida teen was severely beaten by several men as he walked home from school.



03/15/2019 09:49 AM
Mental health worker charged with molesting multiple elderly, disabled patients - ABC Action News
Mental health worker charged with molesting multiple elderly, disabled patients  ABC Action News

A mental health worker in Pinellas Park was arrested Thursday for sexually molesting multiple elderly or disabled patients, according to authorities.



02/20/2019 02:00 AM
Work-release inmates rescue Florida baby locked inside SUV, dramatic video shows - Fox News
Work-release inmates rescue Florida baby locked inside SUV, dramatic video shows  Fox News

A group of work-release inmates helped a Florida couple after they accidentally locked their baby inside their SUV on Thursday.



03/19/2019 08:07 AM
Minority Owned Operations Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals, Bakersfield, CA 7-Eleven Franchisee Association and Fresh Choice LLC Secure Cannabis Convenient Store Distribution Deal - PRNewswire
Minority Owned Operations Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals, Bakersfield, CA 7-Eleven Franchisee Association and Fresh Choice LLC Secure Cannabis Convenient Store Distribution Deal  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals Inc., (https://www.vedicpharma.com/), an African American owned and operated ...



03/19/2019 02:56 PM
City manager warned officer that Port Richey mayor was ‘coming after him,’ records say - Tampa Bay Times
City manager warned officer that Port Richey mayor was ‘coming after him,’ records say  Tampa Bay Times

PORT RICHEY — City Manager Vincent Lupo warned one of his police officers that Mayor Terrence Rowe was "coming after him full speed," according to court ...



02/25/2019 02:00 AM
Silver Spur murder: 39-year quest for justice - WFLA
Silver Spur murder: 39-year quest for justice  WFLA

Joe Hudson was a hard working Air Force veteran in 1980 when his life was ended with a single shotgun blast.