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Thursday, Oct 02, 2014

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Another wrong-way driver on Veterans Expressway

Another wrong-way driver on Veterans Expressway

For the second straight day, a wrong-way driver has been arrested on the Veterans Expressway near the Hillsborough-Pasco county line.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Ex-Zephyrhills corrections officer sentenced in tax fraud scheme

A former corrections officer at the Zephyrhills Correctional Facility was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison after reaching a plea agreement on charges of wire fraud and identity theft.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Pasco Athletes of the Week

Pasco Athletes of the Week

Each week, the Tribune prep sports staff selects a Male and Female Athlete of the Week. The selections are based on athletic performance.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Pasco suspends $3,386 water bill as probe begins

Pasco suspends $3,386 water bill as probe begins

Pasco County Administrator Michele Baker ordered the utility department to suspend a New Port Richey couple’s $3,386 water bill until an investigation is done.
Updated: 19 hours ago

State attorney clears Pasco officers in Zephyrhills fatal shooting

ZEPHYRHILLS — Two officers with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office were justified when they fatally shot an unarmed suspect during an undercover-narcotics operation in July, an investigation by the Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney’s ...
Updated: 19 hours ago
Powdery substance found at Pasco business not a threat

Powdery substance found at Pasco business not a threat

Two people were taken to a hospital as a precaution after a letter containing a powdery substance arrived at a Bright House Networks office in Wesley Chapel, Pasco County Fire Rescue and the sheriff’s office reported.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Water bill for empty Pasco home hits $3,386

Water bill for empty Pasco home hits $3,386

NEW PORT RICHEY — Louise Gritmon and Gene Foy had not yet moved into their New Port Richey home when they got a rude welcome from Pasco County Utilities: a water bill for $3,386.
Published: 10/01/14
Pasco standoff with ex-inmate ends peacefully

Pasco standoff with ex-inmate ends peacefully

SPRING HILL — A former prison inmate claimed to have weapons and hostages after deputies tried to arrest him on a warrant Tuesday morning, leading to a four-hour standoff that ended with no injuries and no shots fired, the Pasco County Sheriff...
Published: 09/30/14
Weapons found near scene of four killings in Hudson

Weapons found near scene of four killings in Hudson

HUDSON — A dive team found eight rifles, a .380 pistol, a hammer, knives, a crossbow and other items in a creek behind the house where quadruple first-degree murder suspect Adam Matos lived with three victims, search warrants show.
Published: 09/29/14

Schools adjusting to Baker Act

LAND O’ LAKES — The middle school student had been Baker Acted before, so she knew the implications.
Published: 09/28/14