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Man Lying in Road Struck and Killed

New Port Richey, Fla. (970 WFLA) - A man lying in a roadway died after a minivan struck and killed him Friday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers had not identified the 29-year-old man killed on Bougenville Ave. near Raffia Dr., nor did they know why he lay in the roadway when the 2003

IHEART.COM - 2018-03-17 12:09:41

Pasco man run over and killed after laying down on roadway

A 29-year-old New Port Richey man was run over and killed Friday night after he laid down on a Pasco County roadway. Patrick F. Fitapelli was killed in the incident, which occurred at 8:49 p.m. on Bougenville Avenue near the intersection of Raffia Drive. Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported Aaro

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-03-17 11:34:00

New Port Richey Pedestrian Dies in Traffic Crash

PASCO COUNTY - A New Port Richey man died Friday (March 16) when he was hit while lying in the street, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Patrick A.Fitapelli, 29, of New Port Richey, died at the scene. Troopers said Mr. Fitapelli was lying in the westbound travel lanes of Bougenville Avenue at Raffia

TBREPORTER.COM - 2018-03-17 09:07:56

Pasco Sheriff Investigating Own Office After 2nd Arrest Of Deputy

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL - A former Pasco County Sheriff's deputy who was fired in February for inappropriate sexual conduct is now facing charges of tampering with evidence. During a press conference Friday, March 16, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said the latest arrest of Joseph Mercado, 25, points

PATCH - 2018-03-16 15:32:18

As parents watch little league game, Pasco thief is breaking into their cars

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - New Port Richey Police officers are investigating a brazen theft that took place Wednesday at a little league baseball field, as dozens of parents kept watch over the diamond. "It's a wholesome family place, this is where we come to enjoy our kids," said Stephen Embrey. The

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-03-17 02:56:04

Jury to decide fate of convicted Tarpon Springs cop killer

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Marco Parilla, 27, was convicted in the 2014 shooting death of Tarpon Springs police Officer Charles Kondek. PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - The fate of a convic


Pasco Sheriff: Captain resigns after deputy accused of tampering

NEW PORT RICHEY A captain has resigned and more shake-ups are likely after the Pasco County Sheriffs Office discovered supervisors failed to act in a case of a deputy tampering with evidence tampering, said Sheriff Chris Nocco. Ex-deputy Joseph Mercado, 25, was arrested Thursday on a felony charge o


C Diff Foundation Presents Award to CutisPharma in Recognition of Contribution to C. diff. Community

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - The C Diff Foundation announced today that it presented CutisPharma, Inc., its "Making a Difference" award as a special recognition of the significant contribution that CutisPharma has made to the C.diff. Community: helping the advancemen

TIPPNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 16:35:09

4 local Winn-Dixie stores closing in bankruptcy

The chain's other 11 stores in Sarasota and Manatee counties will remain open during the restructuring, parent company says Four Winn-Dixie grocery stores will close of the 11 in Sarasota and Manatee counties as the chain's parent company, Southeastern Grocers, files for bankruptcy protection and re


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


US military helicopter crashes in Iraq

Washington (CNN)A US military HH-60 Black Hawk variant helicopter has crashed in western Iraq near the border with Syria, according to multiple US defense officials. The officials cautioned that these are early reports and that the Pave Hawk was carrying seven personnel, but was not on a combat mis


Sheriff Says Phone App Gave Accused Molester Access To Young Girl

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL -- The Pasco County Sheriff's Office says a new anonymous cell phone app allowed an accused child predator to contact and then rape a 12-year-old girl. The sheriff's office arrested Tyler James Dempsey, 23, of 15842 Stable Run Drive, Spring Hill, and charged him with sexual batte


Resident, Dog Escape Port Richey House Fire

PORT RICHEY, FL - A resident and dog were able to escape a home in Port Richey after a malfunction in the air-conditioning system caused a fire. Pasco Fire-Rescue were called to the 7900 block of Halsey Drive at about 8:45 a.m. Thursday, March 15 for a house fire. Firefighters said they could see a


Tampa police search for missing woman

Courtesy: Tampa Police Department TAMPA (FOX 13) - Tampa police say the need help in finding a woman last seen near the International Mall. Crystal Kershaw was last seen near Westshore and Boy Scout boulevards at 6 p.m. Tuesday wearing a black, tan and white dress with flowers and a thin black belt.


Spring Hill man arrested after he lured young girls on app, allegedly had sex with 12-year-old

A 23-year-old Spring Hill man has been arrested after he reportedly used a phone app to lure young girls and allegedly had sex with at least one 12-year-old girl. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office plans to release more information on the arrest at a 10:30 a.m. press conference. Story Developing. S