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Pasco News

Starkey invites residents to town hall meeting

Starkey invites residents to town hall meeting

LUTZ — Pasco County Commission Chairwoman Kathryn Starkey said she doesn’t expect to solve all of the community’s problems at a single town hall meeting.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Pasco commissioners carry wish list to state legislators

Pasco commissioners carry wish list to state legislators

DADE CITY — It wasn’t simply hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a chance to schmooze with legislators that enticed Pasco County commissioners to Tallahassee this month for the annual Pasco County Legislative Day....
Updated: 8 hours ago

Zephyrhills settles police Taser incident for $190K

ZEPHYRHILLS — A man who was shot with a Taser by police at his Zephyrhills home last year has received a $190,000 settlement from the city, officials said.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Menu on the move: Amici Pizza owners plan new restaurant up the road in Lutz

Menu on the move: Amici Pizza owners plan new restaurant up the road in Lutz

LUTZ — During the past 14 years, Amici Pizza & Deli has developed a reputation for flavorful home-cooked Italian dishes and efficient, friendly service. And owners Andrea and Josephine Mannino don’t plan on changing a thing —...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Second suspect arrested in Pasco home invasion that left teen wounded

Second suspect arrested in Pasco home invasion that left teen wounded

A second suspect has been arrested in last month’s home invasion of a known drug house that left a 16-year-old girl in a coma with a gunshot wound, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 02/11/16
Man accused of trying to run over Pasco deputy arrested

Man accused of trying to run over Pasco deputy arrested

A man suspected of trying to run over a Pasco County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested in Seminole County.
Published: 02/10/16
Suspect arrested in Land O’ Lakes storage facility burglary

Suspect arrested in Land O’ Lakes storage facility burglary

A man was charged Tuesday after he allegedly broke into a Land O’ Lakes storage facility and stole more than $6,000 worth of property, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 02/10/16
Pasco man arrested, accused of mutilating girlfriend’s dog

Pasco man arrested, accused of mutilating girlfriend’s dog

A 25-year-old Hudson man faces an animal cruelty charge after his girlfriend brought her dog to an emergency clinic early Tuesday with severe trauma, internal bleeding and a stab wound.
Published: 02/10/16
Zephyrhills High students disciplined months after on-campus sexual encounter

Zephyrhills High students disciplined months after on-campus sexual encounter

The incident — initially reported as an assault — influenced the decision to hire a full-time, on-campus football coach, which led to the departure of popular coach Reggie Roberts. Only one of the three boys involved was on the football team. Details on disciplinary measures are confidential.
Published: 02/09/16
Updated: 02/10/16
Truck towing crane hits overpass, closes north I-75 lanes in Pasco

Truck towing crane hits overpass, closes north I-75 lanes in Pasco

Northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in southern Pasco County were closed Monday evening when a truck towing a crane struck an overpass at Overpass Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 02/08/16