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Sheriff: Prisoner had previously escaped Pasco work detail to go shopping

Sheriff: Prisoner had previously escaped Pasco work detail to go shopping Video

NEW PORT RICHEY — An inmate who escaped from a prison work detail in Pasco County more than a week ago had done the same thing at least once before, Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco said Wednesday....
Updated: 8 hours ago
Pasco sheriff defends domestic abuse investigation prior to slayings

Pasco sheriff defends domestic abuse investigation prior to slayings

Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco defended his department's investigation of the domestic violence case against Adam Matos amid questions about what steps were taken to protect Megan Brown and her family.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Pedestrian struck by van in Pasco County dies

A woman who was struck by a vehicle on Saturday died on Monday from injuries she sustained in the crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said on Tuesday.
Published: 09/16/14

Pasco school board approves new budget

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board gave final approval Tuesday evening to its $1.2 billion budget for 2014-15
Published: 09/16/14
Judge orders no bond for suspect in Hudson slayings

Judge orders no bond for suspect in Hudson slayings

Adam Matos made his first court appearance Tuesday after being charged the day before with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend, Megan Brown, her parents and her new boyfriend.
Published: 09/16/14

Family displaced after fire at Trinity home

An adult and two children escaped injury when their Trinity home caught fire this morning.
Published: 09/16/14
Authorities probe death of FGCU student from Pasco

Authorities probe death of FGCU student from Pasco

It could be several weeks before authorities know what killed 19-year-old Austin Vonckx, who died early Sunday after falling ill in his dorm room at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
Matos charged with murder in Hudson slayings

Matos charged with murder in Hudson slayings

Adam Matos was charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend, Megan Brown, her parents and her new boyfriend.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14

Pasco robbery suspect says he was ‘just kidding’

HOLIDAY — A 22-year-old man is accused of entering a bar with a bandana over his face and demanding money from the cash register while pointing a gun at a bartender, a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office report said.
Published: 09/15/14

Wesley Chapel man dies in crash with dump truck

A 32-year-old man died Friday, a day after his car collided with a dump truck in Wesley Chapel, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.
Published: 09/15/14