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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
Home invasion robbery and carjacking suspect shoots at deputies during chase
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — A wanted man in Pasco County surrendered to deputies after leading them on a dangerous chase. Chase Johnson, 19, shot at deputies from the drivers side of his vehicle as they pursued him before he lost control and crashed into a pond. Johnson was wanted for armed home invasion ro
17 Yr Old Polk County Teen Killed In Mulberry Crash Early Sunday Morning
Around 4:00 am on Sunday, Dec 16, 2018, Polk County Fire Rescue & PCSO responded to a vehicle versus semi crash at Hwy 37 and SR 640 in Mulberry. Upon their arrival, the driver of a black Honda Civic, 17 year old Kenneth Haney of Bradley, was deceased at the scene and his passenger, 18 year old Chad
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.
Lakeland man arrested for DUI manslaughter following death of female driver, troopers say
LAKELAND, Fla. (FOX 13) - A Lakeland man faces a DUI manslaughter charge after a woman died in a car crash, troopers said. Late Sunday night, 40-year-old Stephen McCullough was speeding in his 2011 Chevrolet Traverse as he was heading eastbound on Interstate 4, according to the Florida Highway Patro
DeSantis Recommends Danny Burgess to Head Veterans Affairs
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced Saturday he will recommend state Rep. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills to serve as the next executive director of Florida's Department of Veterans Affairs.
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.
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
Hooters Calendar Girls share holiday joy with South Florida children
MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Hooters Calendar Girls are spreading holiday cheer to South Florida children. The girls made stops at His House Children’s Home in Miami Gardens and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood over the weekend.
Southwest Florida weather forecast: Cooler weather to start the week
We've got cooler weather to start off our Monday across Southwest Florida with morning lows settling into the lower to middle 50s. With winds out of the north today from 5-10 mph, the cooler drier air will keep flowing in, and daytime highs will only manage to reach the upper 60s to lower 70s.
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.
This Amazing Seafood Festival In Florida Is The Best Way To Start The New Year
It’s never too early to start planning for the unique events that take place throughout Florida. In fact, just a mere month away is one of the most spectacular seafood festivals that our great state has to offer. We’re talking fresh seafood, nautical vendors, live music, a boat show, and so much mor
Villagers banned from Gator’s Dockside after name-calling brawl during football game
Two Villagers are among four people banned from Gator’s Dockside after a name-calling brawl broke out during a football game. Police officers were called shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday to the restaurant at Spanish Springs Town Square after two men got into a fight.
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
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
Wimauma Man Killed On CR 39 When SUV Skidded On Wet Road
PLANT CITY, FL -- A 26-year-old man was killed when the SUV in which he was a passenger skidded and lost control on County Road 39 just after midnight on Saturday, Dec. 15. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Salvador Mendez Hernandez, 35, of Camp Street in Wimauma was driving a 2
Family identifies motorcyclist who left Florida woman to die on freeway during first date
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The family of a Florida waitress fatally struck by numerous cars while lying on a freeway says they have solved the mystery of how she got there. The family of 33-year-old Jennifer St. Clair says she was on a first date with Miles McChesney of New York last weekend when
These Florida Restaurants Ordered To Clean Up
FLORIDA -- Some clues to a bad restaurant are easy to spot: Nasty smells, grimy tables or unkempt employees are all red flags. But sometimes the problem is harder to pin down, such as food stored at improper temperatures or unclean kitchen equipment.
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
Crystal Lagoon to host grand opening for the second time
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - The nation's first Crystal Lagoon is having another grand opening. The event will be held Sunday, Dec. 16 at the lagoon, 31885 Overpass Rd. in Wesley Chapel, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.