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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: 6 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: 6 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: 9 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.
Updated: 16 hours ago
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
Gators reach hall of fame

Gators reach hall of fame

LAND O’ LAKES — Land O’ Lakes High hosted its second annual athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony Thursday evening, honoring five people.
Published: 09/28/14
Get book signed by author Wise

Get book signed by author Wise

DADE CITY — Madonna Jervis Wise will sign copies of her new book at a book signing held in front of the Pasco County’s Historic Courthouse from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Published: 09/28/14
Students share book creations

Students share book creations

LAND O’ LAKES — Nearly 30 Rushe Middle School students who created accordion-style zig-zag books for their art class got a chance to share their creations last week with students at Oakstead Elementary.
Published: 09/28/14