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Hudson Woman Dies In House Fire

HUDSON, FL - An early Tuesday morning blaze that left an elderly Hudson woman dead is under investigation by Pasco County and state officials. According to Pasco County Fire Rescue, the blaze at a home in the 7800 block of Willow Brook Court was called in around 8:41 a.m. Sept. 19. When crews arrive

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:27:11

Child and 26 animals removed from Spring Hill home with floor covered in feces and urine

WARNING: This article contains an image some may consider graphic. SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) - A Spring Hill woman is facing animal cruelty charges after an investigator from the Department of Children and Families contacted deputies with concerns about living conditions in her home. The Hernando Cou

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-19 20:21:13

WEDU PBS Announces Donation of Multimedia Library Corner to Hardee County Public Library and University Area Community Library

TAMPA, FL (September 20, 2017) - WEDU PBS announced today that Hardee County Public Library and University Area Community Library will be the recipient of multi-media library corners that the public broadcasting station is donating to area public libraries. The station plans to donate more than 16 m

WEDU.ORG - 2017-09-20 15:54:24

PHSC Performing Arts Series harkens back to times past

It's a blast from the past for the 2017-18 Performing Arts Series at Pasco-Hernando State College in New Port Richey. Season tickets go on sale Sept. 26, with single-show tickets on sale Oct. 10. The first performance is Dec. 1. Tickets may be purchased online at phsc.edu/tix, by calling (727) 816-3

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:17:00

Bowen: Water's rising? I must be in Worthington Gardens

Take a drive up Old Cypress Creek Road from State Road 54 and you'll see where Old Florida is about to be encroached upon by the new. On the west side of the narrow road sit low-lying homes abutting a swamp. Signs proclaiming "Private property,'' "No trespassing'' and ''Beware of dog'' are common dr

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Odessa teacher arrested on theft charges after deputies say she stole from fellow teacher

A Odessa elementary school teacher is facing theft charges after Hillsborough County deputies said she swiped money and a credit card from another teacher on the playground. Earlier this month, a Hammond Elementary School teacher was watching her students play during recess. Sylvia Clark, 58 and ano

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-20 18:32:00

Weathering the storm in Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs first-responders and city officials work in the city's emergency operations center during Hurricane Irma.CITY OF TARPON SPRINGS TARPON SPRINGS - Life is getting back to normal in Tarpon Springs, with city offices and parks reopening after Hurricane Irma mad it's unpredictable path up

SUNCOASTNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:47:00

Pinellas County takes Citizen Information Center on the road

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. - The Pinellas County Citizen Information Center is going on the road in an initiative to further assist residents with post-Irma recovery. The county government is bringing resources on the road after two weeks of offering live phone assistance to more than 55,000 callers. Cou

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:56:30

What you need to know for Wednesday, Sept. 20

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today. Low rain chance today, with temperatures peaking in the low 90s, according to 10Weather WTSP. As you head out for your morning commute, check out our live blog for the latest traffic updates and road conditions across Tampa

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

80 books disappear from classroom that sheltered Irma evacuees

DUNEDIN - When Martha Hereford-Cothron returned to her classroom at Dunedin Highland Middle School on Monday morning, her heart sank as her eyes scanned the room and landed on a white bookshelf, empty except for a broken DVD player and a thermal blanket. The school had been used as an evacuation sh

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Irma slows curbside trash service in Pasco

Hurricane Irma brought a hiccup to twice-weekly curbside trash service in Pasco County. At midday Wednesday, some neighborhoods hadn't had garbage collected since Friday, Sept. 8. "It's frustrating,'' said Tom Kline, 72, who lives in the Lake Heron community in Lutz. Just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, ho

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

IRMA: Books missing from Dunedin school after use as shelter

Pinellas County Schools are back in session, but one teacher is dealing with a loss of resources in her classroom as a result of Hurricane Irma.Dunedin Highland Middle used as shelter during stormTeacher returned after storm to find 80 books missingBooks were a special collection, many signed by aut

BAY NEWS 9 - 2017-09-20 05:59:00

Flooding hits West Pasco neighborhoods

ELFERS - An area prone to flooding was once again forced to deal with a cresting Anclote River last week in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Hundreds of homes in the Elfers area south of State Road 54, an area that has a decades-long stormwater flooding problem, were affected by storm surge waters t

SUNCOASTNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 16:05:00

Come Home To New England Style, Clearwater Beach Views

CLEARWATER BEACH, FL - Tampa Bay house hunters who aren't ready to give up on waterfront dreams after Hurricane Irma's run through the region may find this Clearwater Beach beauty to their liking. The home boasts "near perfect 'open water'" views and its own slice of paradise in the backyard. Built

PATCH - 2017-09-18 20:26:11

Saturday festival will celebrate the sweet potato

Top News News blogs Political writers The Heater Top News Sports blogs Events Top News Editorials Top Opinion Music & Concerts Top News Special topics Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:00am NEW PORT RICHEY - It's harvest time for the sweet potato. And for those who have a hankering, the 2017 Sweet P

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Woman found dead after fire breaks out in Hudson home

Top News News blogs Political writers College Top News Sports blogs Events Top News Editorials Top Opinion Music & Concerts Top News Special topics Tuesday, September 19, 2017 2:43pm HUDSON - An elderly woman was found dead after a fire broke out at a home Tuesday morning, according to Pasco Count

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-19 18:43:00

Tarpon says goodbye to fire chief, welcomes successor

TARPON SPRINGS - City officials and residents wished a happy retirement to now-former Fire Chief Rick Butcher and welcomed his successor, Scott Young, and congratulated six additional firefighters on promotions during the Changing of Command ceremony, Wednesday, Sept. 6. After 39 years of service, B

SUNCOASTNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:43:00

Time to get 'back to routine' as much as possible in Florida schools

Principal Teresa Love greeted her Odessa Elementary staff back to work Monday with a smile and a cheerful "good morning," so everyone could get right into the business of the day. Students would soon return after six class days away, and Love wanted to get her Pasco County school -- which days earli

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:20:00

Hurricanes Zero In On Coasts Russia Investigation Heats Up Obamacare Repeal Is Back: Patch Morning Briefing

While all eyes in the Northeast are on Hurricane Jose, folks across Irma-battered Florida are wearily watching the development of Hurricane Maria. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said Maria had strengthened enough to earn Category 5 status by Monday night. Much of the Northeast is braci

PATCH - 2017-09-19 06:34:02

Long-time CEO Retires from Lighthouse of Pinellas

Largo, FL - The Board of Directors at Lighthouse of Pinellas (LHP) announced the retirement of Dan Mann after leading the organization as President and CEO for over 15 years. With a successful 61-year history, solid organizational stability and the strength of the Lighthouse staff and board leadersh

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:14:26