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  • Four people shot in Hernando home

    Four people shot in Hernando home

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:31 AM EDT2014-08-30 10:31:23 GMT
    Three people are dead, and one is in critical condition after a shooting last night in Hernando County.
    Three people are dead, and one is in critical condition after a shooting last night in Hernando County.
  • 'Suspicious student' prompts Pasco school lockdowns

    'Suspicious student' prompts Pasco school lockdowns

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:34:44 GMT
    Lockdowns are now over at Rushe Middle, Oakstead Elementary, and Sunlake High schools after a "suspicious student wearing a trench coat" on campus, a district spokesperson said.
    Lockdowns are now over at Rushe Middle, Oakstead Elementary, and Sunlake High schools after a "suspicious student wearing a trench coat" on campus, a district spokesperson said.
  • Pasco woman arrested at strip club for obstructing search for child

    Pasco woman arrested at strip club for obstructing search for child

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:45:36 GMT

    A 29-year-old Pasco mother was arrested and charged with obstruction after allegedly hanging up on a deputy who was looking for her missing child.

    A 29-year-old Pasco mother was arrested and charged with obstruction after allegedly hanging up on a deputy who was looking for her missing child.

  • Pasco deputies looking for bank robber

    Pasco deputies looking for bank robber

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:42:16 GMT
    Pasco County deputies are looking for a man who robbed a bank in New Port Richey.
    Pasco County deputies are looking for a man who robbed a bank in New Port Richey.
  • Career paths that will reduce or wipe out student loans

    Career paths that will reduce or wipe out student loans

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:32:23 GMT
    Seventy-percent of college students are taking out student loans, according to U.S. Education Department statistics. And the average balance has reach a staggering sum: $33,000 upon graduation – a record high.
    Seventy-percent of college students are taking out student loans, according to U.S. Education Department statistics. And the average balance has reach a staggering sum: $33,000 upon graduation – a record high.
  • Crash closes State Road 54 near I-75 in Pasco County

    Crash closes State Road 54 near I-75 in Pasco County

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:19:54 GMT
    .It happened at State Road 54 and Oak Grove Blvd, just west of Interstate 75. The Florida Highway Patrol reports one the cars involved is a Pasco County deputy cruiser. The view from SkyFOX shows traffic backed up for miles.
    .It happened at State Road 54 and Oak Grove Blvd, just west of Interstate 75. The Florida Highway Patrol reports one the cars involved is a Pasco County deputy cruiser. The view from SkyFOX shows traffic backed up for miles.
  • Victim named in Hernando Co. shooting

    Victim named in Hernando Co. shooting

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:13:42 GMT
    Hernando County sheriff's deputies spent the morning at the scene of a shooting on Freeport Avenue in Spring Hill. One person is dead.
    Hernando County sheriff's deputies spent the morning at the scene of a shooting on Freeport Avenue in Spring Hill. One person is dead.
  • Thieves ransack warehouse storing supplies for homeless

    Thieves ransack warehouse storing supplies for homeless

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-25 02:26:25 GMT
    Volunteers spent the afternoon sweeping, sorting supplies, and hauling trash at a warehouse in Hudson. The clean-up effort comes after 3 thieves broke into the building, which is used to house food, blankets, and supplies for homeless and at-risk veterans in the Bay area.
    Volunteers spent the afternoon sweeping, sorting supplies, and hauling trash at a warehouse in Hudson. The clean-up effort comes after 3 thieves broke into the building, which is used to house food, blankets, and supplies for homeless and at-risk veterans in the Bay area.
  • Driver killed after crashing into retention pond

    Driver killed after crashing into retention pond

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-08-25 02:06:42 GMT
    A Land O' Lakes man was killed after his truck landed in a retention pond.
    A Land O' Lakes man was killed after his truck landed in a retention pond.
  • Two drivers hospitalized after County Line Rd head-on crash

    Two drivers hospitalized after County Line Rd head-on crash

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:47:14 GMT
    Two drivers were badly hurt in a head-on collision on County Line Road west of I-75 this morning.
    Two drivers were badly hurt in a head-on collision on County Line Road west of I-75 this morning.
  • Thieves target vehicles at Hernando boat ramps

    Thieves target vehicles at Hernando boat ramps

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:30:32 GMT
    Bill McKee's Sunday outing at Jenkins Creek was perfect, for a little while -- until he headed back to the dock and saw his car surrounded by police cars.
    Bill McKee's Sunday outing at Jenkins Creek was perfect, for a little while -- until he headed back to the dock and saw his car surrounded by police cars.
  • Firefighter injured in Dade City fire

    Firefighter injured in Dade City fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:31:24 GMT
    According to Pasco Fire Rescue, flames broke out at the house on Sky Ridge Circle around 4 a.m. Crews say they arrived on scene to find the two-story home "well involved" with fire.
    According to Pasco Fire Rescue, flames broke out at the house on Sky Ridge Circle around 4 a.m. Crews say they arrived on scene to find the two-story home "well involved" with fire.
  • Bus driver, aide to meet with district over 'missing' special-ed student

    Bus driver, aide to meet with district over 'missing' special-ed student

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:39:45 GMT
    A Pasco County school bus driver and her aide have been temporarily pulled from their route after an incident with a special needs student Tuesday.
    A Pasco County school bus driver and her aide have been temporarily pulled from their route after an incident with a special needs student Tuesday.
  • Train blocks traffic in Dade City

    Train blocks traffic in Dade City

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:34:21 GMT
    For the second time in five weeks, a train stopped and blocked several crossings, cutting off neighborhoods in the eastern side of Dade City.
    For the second time in five weeks, a train stopped and blocked several crossings, cutting off neighborhoods in the eastern side of Dade City.
  • Hospital operator CHS: hackers stole 4.5 million patients' info

    Hospital operator CHS: hackers stole 4.5 million patients' info

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:35:44 GMT
    U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said on Monday personal data, including patient names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people were stolen by hackers from its computer network. CHS operates 26 hospitals in Florida; the company said the breach could affect anyone who received services in the past five years. INSIDE: Map of affected hospitals in Florida. 
    U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said on Monday personal data, including patient names and addresses, of about 4.5 million people were stolen by hackers from its computer network. CHS operates 26 hospitals in Florida; the company said the breach could affect anyone who received services in the past five years. INSIDE: Map of affected hospitals in Florida. 
  • One dead, one arrested in Zephyrhills shooting

    One dead, one arrested in Zephyrhills shooting

    Monday, August 18 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-08-18 17:19:34 GMT
    According to the sheriff's office, it was a little after 9 a.m. when deputies were called to a home on Valleybrook Avenue in response to a shooting. 
    According to the sheriff's office, it was a little after 9 a.m. when deputies were called to a home on Valleybrook Avenue in response to a shooting. 
  • Father accused of leaving child in car while at a bar

    Father accused of leaving child in car while at a bar

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:07:28 GMT
    Pasco County Deputies arrested a Dade City father Sunday, after they say he left his son in a bar parking lot so he could drink.
    Pasco County Deputies arrested a Dade City father Sunday, after they say he left his son in a bar parking lot so he could drink.
  • Firefighters injured battling house fire

    Firefighters injured battling house fire

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:29:07 GMT
    Three Pasco County firefighters were hurt battling a fire in Land O' Lakes.
    Three Pasco County firefighters were hurt battling a fire in Land O' Lakes.
  • Hernando County releases helicopter video of chase

    Hernando County releases helicopter video of chase

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:42:42 GMT
    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office released video Friday of a chase that wound through the streets of Brooksville earlier this week.
    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office released video Friday of a chase that wound through the streets of Brooksville earlier this week.
  • Coast Guard rescues group trapped near Anclote Key

    Coast Guard rescues group trapped near Anclote Key

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:35:21 GMT
    Coast Guard crews rescued a group of people Friday morning who were trapped by rising water near Anclote Key.The call came in just before 1 a.m. that four people were on an unstable raft, and three were stranded on Anclote Key beach with the water rising around them.
    Coast Guard crews rescued a group of people Friday morning who were trapped by rising water near Anclote Key.The call came in just before 1 a.m. that four people were on an unstable raft, and three were stranded on Anclote Key beach with the water rising around them.
  • Man arrested after Hernando crash, chase

    Man arrested after Hernando crash, chase

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:01:53 GMT
    Deputies in Hernando County say they've arrested the man who flipped his pickup truck and then led deputies on a chase, leaving behind an injured child and pregnant woman.
    Deputies in Hernando County say they've arrested the man who flipped his pickup truck and then led deputies on a chase, leaving behind an injured child and pregnant woman.
  • Spring Hill woman marks 103 years

    Spring Hill woman marks 103 years

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-08-13 18:01:17 GMT
    A woman in Spring Hill hit a major milestone Tuesday: Her 103rd birthday. Mary Cahill celebrated her birthday at the Atria Evergreen Woods retirement home.
    A woman in Spring Hill hit a major milestone Tuesday: Her 103rd birthday. Mary Cahill celebrated her birthday at the Atria Evergreen Woods retirement home.
  • Lanes reopen after fatal crash on I-75 at SR 56

    Lanes reopen after fatal crash on I-75 at SR 56

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:49:22 GMT
    A fatal crash involving a pick-up truck and a semi caused major delays along I-75 Monday morning.
    A fatal crash involving a pick-up truck and a semi caused major delays along I-75 Monday morning.
  • Couple expecting child killed crossing street

    Couple expecting child killed crossing street

    Saturday, August 9 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-08-10 02:20:30 GMT
    Friends placed flowers and lit candles on the side of the U.S. 19 where Michael Acosta and Taryn Baber were struck and killed crossing the street.
    Friends placed flowers and lit candles on the side of the U.S. 19 where Michael Acosta and Taryn Baber were struck and killed crossing the street.
  • Two pedestrians in Pasco County killed in separate accidents

    Two pedestrians in Pasco County killed in separate accidents

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:25:39 GMT
    Pasco County authorities are looking into two separate accidents where cars ran into pedestrians. In each accident, two people were hit; in each accident, one of those people died.
    Pasco County authorities are looking into two separate accidents where cars ran into pedestrians. In each accident, two people were hit; in each accident, one of those people died.
  • Letters from a fallen general

    Letters from a fallen general

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:45:25 GMT
    Members of "Support the Troops" were shocked and saddened to hear the news this week that Major General Harold Greene had been killed in action. It's because they felt a personal connection to him: The two-star general had taken time from all his duties to send photos, and hand-write personal thank-you letters to the group.
    Members of "Support the Troops" were shocked and saddened to hear the news this week that Major General Harold Greene had been killed in action. It's because they felt a personal connection to him: The two-star general had taken time from all his duties to send photos, and hand-write personal thank-you letters to the group.
  • Arrest made in Holiday hit-and-run

    Arrest made in Holiday hit-and-run

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:02:35 GMT
    In the last ten days, three hit-and-run crashes have injured nine people across the Tampa Bay area, and troopers say they caught one of the suspects weeks after it happened on Wednesday night. 
    In the last ten days, three hit-and-run crashes have injured nine people across the Tampa Bay area, and troopers say they caught one of the suspects weeks after it happened on Wednesday night. 
  • Dump truck vs. semi closes section of I-75

    Dump truck vs. semi closes section of I-75

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-08-06 09:29:18 GMT
    An accident between a dump truck and a semi closed a section of I-75 near State Road 52 early Wednesday morning.
    An accident between a dump truck and a semi closed a section of I-75 near State Road 52 early Wednesday morning.
  • Investigators name suspect wanted in Pasco hit-and-run

    Investigators name suspect wanted in Pasco hit-and-run

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-05 15:59:03 GMT

    State troopers have issued a warrant for a man in connection with a Pasco hit-and-run that left a couple and their 4-month-old child injured.

    State troopers have issued a warrant for a man in connection with a Pasco hit-and-run that left a couple and their 4-month-old child injured.

  • Pasco drug bust involves pill mills, doctor shopping and more

    Pasco drug bust involves pill mills, doctor shopping and more

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:03:37 GMT
    Addicts. Doctor shopping. Pill mills. And dozens of guns -- Pasco County's sheriff says a Wesley Chapel businessman used them all to run his lucrative drug business.
    Addicts. Doctor shopping. Pill mills. And dozens of guns -- Pasco County's sheriff says a Wesley Chapel businessman used them all to run his lucrative drug business.
  • Family of slain pregnant woman demands justice

    Family of slain pregnant woman demands justice

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:41:18 GMT
    After a pregnant woman may have been accidentally shot and killed over the weekend, her family says they want answers, and possibly charges against the gun owner.
    After a pregnant woman may have been accidentally shot and killed over the weekend, her family says they want answers, and possibly charges against the gun owner.
  • Pregnant woman dies after accidental shooting

    Pregnant woman dies after accidental shooting

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:19:13 GMT
    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office was investigating a shooting in Brooksville Saturday evening. Detectives said a gun accidentally went off.
    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office was investigating a shooting in Brooksville Saturday evening. Detectives said a gun accidentally went off.
  • 19-year-old shot and killed in Sarasota

    19-year-old shot and killed in Sarasota

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:21:30 GMT
    Deputies in Sarasota County say a man was shot and killed early Saturday morning.
    Deputies in Sarasota County say a man was shot and killed early Saturday morning.
  • Cement plant worker dies after accident

    Cement plant worker dies after accident

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:17:39 GMT
    According to the sheriff's office, Ismael Santana was hit by a back-end loader at the CEMEX facility on Cement Plant Road. He was taken to Bayfront Health Brooksville, where he later died.
    According to the sheriff's office, Ismael Santana was hit by a back-end loader at the CEMEX facility on Cement Plant Road. He was taken to Bayfront Health Brooksville, where he later died.
  • Realtors: Sinkholes don't always leave homes uninhabitable

    Realtors: Sinkholes don't always leave homes uninhabitable

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:09:32 GMT
    Many residents with sinkhole struggles have filled them in. Realtors want people to understand there's nothing wrong with a home that has been repaired.
    Many residents with sinkhole struggles have filled them in. Realtors want people to understand there's nothing wrong with a home that has been repaired.
  • Two dead after Hudson murder-suicide

    Two dead after Hudson murder-suicide

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:32:54 GMT
    Deputies now say they deaths of two people in Hudson appear to be the result of a murder-suicide.
    Deputies now say they deaths of two people in Hudson appear to be the result of a murder-suicide.
  • Home condemned after sinkhole opens in Spring Hill

    Home condemned after sinkhole opens in Spring Hill

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:36:55 GMT
    After a sinkhole gobbled up Linda Fisher's driveway and sent cracks running throughout her property, Hernando County officials say they are condemning her home.
    After a sinkhole gobbled up Linda Fisher's driveway and sent cracks running throughout her property, Hernando County officials say they are condemning her home.
  • Cleanup begins after sinkhole opens in Spring Hill

    Cleanup begins after sinkhole opens in Spring Hill

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:50:17 GMT
    Heavy equipment rumbled through a Spring Hill neighborhood Monday as crews began cleaning up what was left of a road that was decimated by a sinkhole. By early Monday evening, most broken pieces of the road had been removed.
    Heavy equipment rumbled through a Spring Hill neighborhood Monday as crews began cleaning up what was left of a road that was decimated by a sinkhole. By early Monday evening, most broken pieces of the road had been removed.
  • Neighbors say Spring Hill sinkhole is growing

    Neighbors say Spring Hill sinkhole is growing

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:57:11 GMT
    It's become the latest attraction in Spring Hill. Residents are flocking to Eldridge Road to get a look at a sinkhole that's swallowed the street and part of a neighbor's driveway.
    It's become the latest attraction in Spring Hill. Residents are flocking to Eldridge Road to get a look at a sinkhole that's swallowed the street and part of a neighbor's driveway.
  • Huge sinkhole opens up in Spring Hill

    Huge sinkhole opens up in Spring Hill

    Saturday, July 19 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-07-20 02:32:52 GMT
    A huge sinkhole opened up in a Spring Hill neighborhood.It's about 40 yards wide and 30 feet deep. It's at the intersection of Eldridge Road and Van Allen Way
    A huge sinkhole opened up in a Spring Hill neighborhood.It's about 40 yards wide and 30 feet deep. It's at the intersection of Eldridge Road and Van Allen Way
  • Hernando deputies take down 2 illegal grow houses

    Hernando deputies take down 2 illegal grow houses

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-07-19 04:45:59 GMT
    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office executed two search warrant this week taking down two illegal marijuana grow operations worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office executed two search warrant this week taking down two illegal marijuana grow operations worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
  • Cleaning crew: We thought dead body was a mannequin

    Cleaning crew: We thought dead body was a mannequin

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:38 AM EDT2014-07-18 08:38:44 GMT
    Two men cleaning out a vacant house mistook a dead body for a mannequin before they threw it out, investigators say.
    Two men cleaning out a vacant house mistook a dead body for a mannequin before they threw it out, investigators say.
  • Body found in Hernando dump

    Body found in Hernando dump

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:24:51 GMT
    It was just before noon today when workers at the West Hernando Transfer Station on Osowaw Boulevard spotted human remains in one of the bins. Deputies say a second crime scene is at a home on Treehaven Drive in Spring Hill.
    It was just before noon today when workers at the West Hernando Transfer Station on Osowaw Boulevard spotted human remains in one of the bins. Deputies say a second crime scene is at a home on Treehaven Drive in Spring Hill.
  • Attorney: Reeves will testify at theater-shooting trial

    Attorney: Reeves will testify at theater-shooting trial

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:43:42 GMT
    Who will be the star witness in the Curtis Reeves murder trial? FOX 13 has learned it will be Reeves himself. "When he takes the stand in this case, that the general public can understand what a wonderful person he is," said Reeves' attorney, Richard Escobar.
    Who will be the star witness in the Curtis Reeves murder trial? FOX 13 has learned it will be Reeves himself. "When he takes the stand in this case, that the general public can understand what a wonderful person he is," said Reeves' attorney, Richard Escobar.
  • Two dogs lost in Holiday house fire

    Two dogs lost in Holiday house fire

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:16:10 GMT
    Firefighters arrived to a burning home just minutes after hearing it caught fire, but that was still too late for two dogs trapped inside. 
    Firefighters arrived to a burning home just minutes after hearing it caught fire, but that was still too late for two dogs trapped inside. 
  • Body found in woods tentatively identified

    Body found in woods tentatively identified

    Saturday, July 12 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-12 20:24:17 GMT
    Deputies in Pasco county are investigating after a body was discovered in the woods.
    Deputies in Pasco county are investigating after a body was discovered in the woods.
  • Theater shooting suspect Curtis Reeves freed on $150,000 bond

    Theater shooting suspect Curtis Reeves freed on $150,000 bond

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-07-12 00:42:26 GMT
    The retired police officer accused of killing a man for texting in a movie theater was freed from jail Friday night after a judge set a $150,000 bond. Curtis Reeves left the Pasco County Jail flanked by family. He did not speak to the media.
    The retired police officer accused of killing a man for texting in a movie theater was freed from jail Friday night after a judge set a $150,000 bond. Curtis Reeves left the Pasco County Jail flanked by family. He did not speak to the media.
  • Pair jailed for breaking into school, stealing munchies

    Pair jailed for breaking into school, stealing munchies

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:11:22 GMT
    They weren't quite cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs and it certainly wasn't the breakfast of champions: Two young Hernando County men were arrested for allegedly breaking into an elementary school and stealing some cereal.
    They weren't quite cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs and it certainly wasn't the breakfast of champions: Two young Hernando County men were arrested for allegedly breaking into an elementary school and stealing some cereal.
  • Judge still unable to set trial date for theater shooting case

    Judge still unable to set trial date for theater shooting case

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-10 00:07:23 GMT
    We still don't know when Curtis Reeves will go to trial. After getting requests from both sides, Judge Pat Siracusa instead set a September date for the next pre-trial hearing in the theater shooting case.
    We still don't know when Curtis Reeves will go to trial. After getting requests from both sides, Judge Pat Siracusa instead set a September date for the next pre-trial hearing in the theater shooting case.
  • Growing Pasco to get new I-75 interchange

    Growing Pasco to get new I-75 interchange

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:08:57 GMT
    The area along Overpass Road is now primarily rural. But by the time the new I-75 interchange is complete, the area is expected to change dramatically.
    The area along Overpass Road is now primarily rural. But by the time the new I-75 interchange is complete, the area is expected to change dramatically.
  • Dade City Man arrested for electrical theft

    Dade City Man arrested for electrical theft

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:45:53 GMT
    Police arrested a man they say admitted to stealing electricity for the past six years, and racking up over $7,000 in unpaid bills.
    Police arrested a man they say admitted to stealing electricity for the past six years, and racking up over $7,000 in unpaid bills.
  • Victim in fireworks incident was married on CMT reality show

    Victim in fireworks incident was married on CMT reality show

    Monday, July 7 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-07 17:46:04 GMT
    It turns out the woman who lost of her life in a tragic accident involving fireworks over the weekend once appeared on the CMT wedding reality show, My Big Redneck Wedding 3.
    It turns out the woman who lost of her life in a tragic accident involving fireworks over the weekend once appeared on the CMT wedding reality show, My Big Redneck Wedding 3.
  • Review finds texting and driving ban tough to enforce

    Review finds texting and driving ban tough to enforce

    Monday, July 7 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-07 13:53:50 GMT
    Florida's texting-while-driving ban was intended to stop distracted drivers, but a recent review found the law is difficult to enforce, and therefore, is rarely used.
    Florida's texting-while-driving ban was intended to stop distracted drivers, but a recent review found the law is difficult to enforce, and therefore, is rarely used.
  • Deputies arrest serial robber

    Deputies arrest serial robber

    Saturday, July 5 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-06 02:57:55 GMT
    Pinellas County deputies solved a string of burglaries with one man's arrest.
    Pinellas County deputies solved a string of burglaries with one man's arrest.
  • National "Dump the Pump" Day

    National "Dump the Pump" Day

    Thursday, June 19 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-06-19 15:00:06 GMT
    Free bus rides offered during the American Public Transportation Association's National Dump the Pump Day. 
    Free bus rides offered during the American Public Transportation Association's National Dump the Pump Day. 
  • Pasco detectives searching for missing man

    Pasco detectives searching for missing man

    Friday, May 23 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-05-23 22:02:34 GMT
    The search is on for 69-year-old Billy Shuler in the Bay area. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said foul play is suspected in his disappearance.
    The search is on for 69-year-old Billy Shuler in the Bay area. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said foul play is suspected in his disappearance.
  • Trapped diabetic woman spends night in doctor's office bathroom

    Trapped diabetic woman spends night in doctor's office bathroom

    Friday, May 9 2014 5:02 AM EDT2014-05-09 09:02:27 GMT

    It's one of those bizarre, head-scratching stories, but all Connie Mickey cares about is that she's OK. This week, she says she had a diabetic episode, blacked out, and was locked in a Bay area doctor's office for hours.

    It's one of those bizarre, head-scratching stories, but all Connie Mickey cares about is that she's OK. This week, she says she had a diabetic episode, blacked out, and was locked in a Bay area doctor's office for hours.

  • Police investigate deadly crash involving school bus

    Police investigate deadly crash involving school bus

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:03:04 GMT
    Police in Pasco County are looking into a deadly accident involving a school bus.
    Police in Pasco County are looking into a deadly accident involving a school bus.
  • Pasco jail opens unit just for military veterans

    Pasco jail opens unit just for military veterans

    Thursday, February 20 2014 8:04 AM EST2014-02-20 13:04:16 GMT
    This week, the Pasco County jail opened a special housing unit just for military veterans.
    This week, the Pasco County jail opened a special housing unit just for military veterans.
  • Rabies warning for parts of Pasco County

    Rabies warning for parts of Pasco County

    Monday, July 29 2013 7:09 AM EDT2013-07-29 11:09:57 GMT
    The Pasco County Health Department has issued a rabies alert after a cat tested positive for the disease last week.
    The Pasco County Health Department has issued a rabies alert after a cat tested positive for the disease last week.
  • Teens plead not guilty in bus beating

    Teens plead not guilty in bus beating

    Friday, May 3 2013 11:29 AM EDT2013-05-03 15:29:18 GMT
    Two Pasco county teenagers, filmed beating up a classmate on a school bus, have pleaded not guilty to battery charges.
    Two Pasco county teenagers, filmed beating up a classmate on a school bus, have pleaded not guilty to battery charges.
  • Deputies: Thieves took boat, but only stole motor

    Deputies: Thieves took boat, but only stole motor

    Monday, January 14 2013 1:40 PM EST2013-01-14 18:40:02 GMT
    Detectives are searching for two suspects in a boat theft last week.
    Detectives are searching for two suspects in a boat theft last week.
  • Pasco to hold community meetings on Common Core

    Pasco to hold community meetings on Common Core

    Wednesday, December 11 2013 7:15 AM EST2013-12-11 12:15:00 GMT
    Pasco County will hold 13 community meetings to educate parents about the Common Core Education Standards adopted in Florida.
    Pasco County will hold 13 community meetings to educate parents about the Common Core Education Standards adopted in Florida.
  • Man charged with impersonating deputies

    Man charged with impersonating deputies

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-07-09 13:21:03 GMT
    A Pasco County man is out on bail after deputies say he was pretending to be one of them.
    A Pasco County man is out on bail after deputies say he was pretending to be one of them.
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