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Visit Dade City, Home of the Annual Kumquat Festival
Florida’s Dade City celebrates its “Ode to the Kumquat” during its annual Kumquat Festival. The FREE Festival honors its distinction as the world’s leading supplier of the tasty petite fruit This year’s event will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9am – 5pm. Be sure to arrive early because
Guests unwrap the past at Dade City Christmas stroll
DADE CITY — At the Dade City Country Christmas Stroll on Saturday, the novelty was nostalgia. Kids rolled around in miniature vintage hot rods or scampered aboard a tractor-pulled hayride in the closed-off roads surrounding the Historic County Courthouse.
Deputies: Man shoots, kills man who forced his way into home in Sumter County
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. - Sumter County deputies said a man who broke into a home Saturday night was shot and killed by a resident of the home. The Bushnell resident told deputies that 37-year-old Joshua Myers broke into his home after an argument over drugs earlier in the day.
Chilly start! Stormy weather expected later this week across Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. - It's a chilly start to the week Monday as colder and drier air moved into Central Florida. It will be sunny a cool with an average high of 66 degrees across Central Florida, Certified meteorologist Brian Shields said.
Wildwood man seriously injured in crash that claimed Tampa man’s life in Marion County
A Wildwood man was seriously injured in a crash that claimed a Tampa man’s life in Marion County. James Mazyck, 47, had been a passenger in a 1991 GMC Sierra driven by 53-year-old Douglas Williams Jr. of Brooksville which had been traveling at 9:25 p.m Saturday southbound on U.S. 441, according to a
East Pasco cities shuffle, search for new city managers
DADE CITY — The search is on for a new person to manage Dade City as City Manager Billy Poe prepares to serve as the number two person in neighboring Zephyrhills. Poe is slated to take over next year as that city’s new manager.
Democrat Nikki Fried will move to pardon Groveland Four, victims of Florida’s racist past
Incoming Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says she'll move to pardon members of the Groveland Four during the first meeting of Florida's Cabinet next year, correcting one of the worst abuses of the state's racist past.
Family Feud Turns Bloody At Dade City Gathering
DADE CITY, FL -- Two Dade City residents are facing aggravated battery and assault charges after being accused of beating two relatives with a baseball bat and threatening them with a shotgun.
The Best Concerts in South Florida This Week
Legends of wildly different musical universes are in South Florida to give audiences early Christmas gifts this week. The Flying Burrito Brothers, the godfathers of modern Americana music, will bring their genre-expanding classic, Sweetheart of the Rodeo, to the Parker Playhouse on Wednesday in cele
Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report
An 84-year-old Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family members allege the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late.
Tornado warning for Pasco, Hernando counties canceled
Strong to severe thunderstorms moving onshore Sunday have the potential to produce a tornado or two. A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 8 miles south of Hernando County Airport, or 11 miles southeast of Spring Hill, moving east at 30 mph. The National Weather Service ca
After chase, Pasco deputies talk down suicidal suspect
DADE CITY (FOX 13) - A dramatic chase Thursday night in Pasco County was all captured by deputies' body cameras. Pasco County Sheriff's Office deputies were trying to catch 19-year-old Chase Johnson, who had warrants for armed home invasion and carjacking.
Food trucks to replace auto sales in historic downtown Dade City
DADE CITY - The former long-time home of an auto dealership is about to become an event and entertainment center, featuring a bar and food truck garden, on the northern strip of downtown Dade City.
Hudson Man Dies Following Crash On SR 52
PASCO COUNTY, FL -- A 60-year-old Hudson man has died at Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center following an accident on State Road 52 and Zimmerman Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, shortly before 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, Gerald Leon Sellas was driving his Toyota Rav4 east on SR 52 west
23-year-old resident of The Villages arrested with drugs in speeding BMW
A 23-year-old resident of The Villages was arrested when he was found to be in possession of drugs. Austin Lamanca-Hibbs who lives at 917 Vasquez Ave. in the Village of Pine Ridge had been driving a black BMW with Virginia plates at 11:27 p.m. Thursday when he was captured on radar traveling 73 mile
One Dead, Two Seriously Injured in State Road 52 Crash
PASCO COUNTY – A Hudson man is dead and two others are in serious condition after a head-on crash Friday (Dec. 14) on State Road 52, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Gerald Leon Sellas, 60, of Hudson, died at the Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point where he was taken after the crash. It is unclear
Florida woman convicted for role in killing that was blamed on alligators
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman has been convicted of helping mastermind the killing of her husband nearly two decades ago. Jurors convicted Denise Williams Friday of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for her role in a case that has resembled the plot of the Hollywood clas
Florida jewelry store owner shoots teenage thief in the head
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - Police said a 17-year-old in Florida was shot in the head by a jewelry store owner as he tried to escape with stolen items. Newly released surveillance video shows the moments the teen escaped while the owner follows with his gun drawn.
Authorities find credit card skimmers at seven Pasco gas stations
Authorities in Pasco County found a dozen credit card skimmers on area gas pumps this week. The devices, placed on pumps to record credit and debit card details, were found at seven gas stations during a Wednesday operation by Pasco County Sheriff's Office deputies and the state Department of Agricu
Zephyrhills Man Shoots at Pasco Deputies While Fleeing
PASCO COUNTY – A Zephyrhills man was charged with attempted murder after he shot at deputies while fleeing from them, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said. Chase Aaron Johnson, 19, of Zephyrhills, was charged with Attempted Felony Murder/Homicide. He already had outstanding warrants on charges of