Monday, December 11, 2017

Pasco News

Delgado gets 25 years in prison for role in 2015 Moon Lake triple murder

Delgado gets 25 years in prison for role in 2015 Moon Lake triple murder

NEW PORT RICHEY — Dora Delgado will spend the next 25 years in prison for shooting one person, who survived, and aiding in the shooting deaths of three other people in Moon Lake in February 2015.Delgado, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to one cou...
Published: 12/08/17

Holiday events in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Dec. 8

PascoSymphony in Lights: The Shops at Wiregrass continues its annual holiday light show from 6 to 9 p.m. daily through Dec. 31 in the center court at 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. The show features a 55-foot tree with more than 250,000 LED lights...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/08/17

New Port Richey takes steps to outlaw drug paraphernalia

NEW PORT RICHEY — The city has taken the first step to outlaw the sale of drug paraphernalia in its downtown, and leaders hope to establish stricter rules citywide for businesses selling pipes and other gear that can be used to consume illegal drugs....
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
In Watershed Ambassadors Program, Pasco students learn about natural Florida

In Watershed Ambassadors Program, Pasco students learn about natural Florida

SPRING HILL — On a small wooden dock at the Cross Bar Ranch, Cynthia Brinker gingerly pokes through the trappings in her fishing net, plucking out a tiny creature to examine close up. "What the heck is this?" the Weightman Middle School studen...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17

Tampa Bay Tour de Clay offers artistic journey to local studios

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary for the Tampa Bay Tour de Clay, which gets underway Saturday for a two-day jaunt through five clay studios in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties. Whether as a first-time experience or an annual pilgrimag...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
Pasco sheriff’s pilots land, arrest man for pointing laser at them (w/video)

Pasco sheriff’s pilots land, arrest man for pointing laser at them (w/video)

PORT RICHEY — A Pasco County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was helping deputies on the ground Tuesday night when the pilots said they were blinded by a red laser aimed at them from below."I got a guy lasering us pretty bad," Deputy Stephen Bowman said ...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
Pasco group picks untried intersection design to ease U.S. 41/SR 54 congestion

Pasco group picks untried intersection design to ease U.S. 41/SR 54 congestion

LAND O’LAKES – A citizens group says a better way to move vehicles along a congested central Pasco corridor could involve a never-been-tried intersection design that diverts turning traffic onto parallel frontage roads.The citizens group, known as th...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
After a sinkhole destroyed their home, the Jakubiecs plan for the future

After a sinkhole destroyed their home, the Jakubiecs plan for the future

As she prepared for the day, Von Jakubiec began her routine. She pulled herself out of bed around 4:30 a.m. Her dogs, Angel and Gucci, waited patiently for their morning walk and breakfast.Before hopping in the shower, she heard a noise that sounded ...
Published: 12/06/17
Ridgewood boys basketball looking to go out with a bang

Ridgewood boys basketball looking to go out with a bang

NEW PORT RICHEY — As some Ridgewood High basketball players struggled to go full speed through a demanding post-practice conditioning drill, one assistant offered a refresher as to why they were being run so ragged.Finishing strong takes on the most ...
Published: 12/06/17

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties for Dec. 8

FestivalsTaco and Beer Festival: The family-friendly event will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. It will include food trucks, vendors and live entertainment. Beer and wine will be available for purchase....
Published: 12/06/17