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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze Warningthe cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, S
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 hours ago
the cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Port Richey, Hudson, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka City, and North Port 259 AM EST... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tropical Breeze patron rides shuttle to check on crewPORT RICHEY � Loretta Santini was one of a small group of customers boarding a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
PORT RICHEY � Loretta Santini was one of a small group of customers boarding a Tropical Breeze Casino shuttle Thursday afternoon as the company sailed for the first day since another of its shuttle boats burned to the water Sunday, killing one... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
First officers to respond to casino boat fire describe chaotic scenequite like it. PREVIOUS STORIES "All you saw was billowing smoke," said Det.
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
quite like it. PREVIOUS STORIES "All you saw was billowing smoke," said Det. Angel Russo, who's been a member of the Port Richey Police Department for eight years. "It was very chaotic," said Officer Zane Zabetka, who marks one year with the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WarningPolk-Coastal Pasco-Inland Hillsborough- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winte
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 hours ago
Polk-Coastal Pasco-Inland Hillsborough- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Port Richey, Hudson, Brandon, Plant City, and Sun City Center 233 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Orange Lake undergoes much needed dredging, cleaningway in Pasco County. City using $100,000 to fund project; hope it's finished i
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 23 hours ago
way in Pasco County. City using $100,000 to fund project; hope it's finished in February Orange Lake Park one of New Port Richey's top attractions Dredging will remove 3,600 cubic yards of sediment from lake It all centers around a lake... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Captain of casino boat that caught fire says he’s no heroThe captain of a casino boat shuttle that caught fire over the weekend in Port
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
The captain of a casino boat shuttle that caught fire over the weekend in Port Richey says he�s no hero, despite quickly running his boat aground so that 49 passengers on the vessel could escape. One of those passengers, Carrie Dempsey, a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
More than 400 apply to Pasco technical high schoolfor District 5 seat Shortly after Pasco County School Board member Steve Luika
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
for District 5 seat Shortly after Pasco County School Board member Steve Luikart announced he wouldn�t seek a third term, Port Richey lawyer and mom Tara M. O�Connor placed her name on the candidate list to replace him. She is the third hopeful... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WatchPolk-Coastal Pasco-Inland Hillsborough- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winte
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Polk-Coastal Pasco-Inland Hillsborough- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Port Richey, Hudson, Brandon, Plant City, and Sun City Center 257 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 ...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WarningPolk-Coastal Pasco-Inland Hillsborough- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winte
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Polk-Coastal Pasco-Inland Hillsborough- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Port Richey, Hudson, Brandon, Plant City, and Sun City Center 257 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 ...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Wind Chill AdvisorySebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Cedar Key, Yankeetown, Crystal River
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Cedar Key, Yankeetown, Crystal River, Homosassa, Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
‘All I see is fire’: 911 calls released from Florida casino boat firePORT RICHEY � The first call came into emergency dispatch at 4 p.m. on Sunday f
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
PORT RICHEY � The first call came into emergency dispatch at 4 p.m. on Sunday from shore, reporting a ��giant�� boat on fire in the Pithlachascotee River. "It�s urgent," the caller said. Others followed quickly, one woman crying as she described... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WarningLargo, Lakeland, Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Largo, Lakeland, Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Maitland man jumps off second-story porch trying to evade arreston his door, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. Rashad Walker, 28
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
on his door, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. Rashad Walker, 28, was in the Ashton Oaks Apartments in New Port Richey, deputies said. Deputies from the local warrants unit knocked on his door to arrest him on the warrant, requested... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WarningWinter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Casino company set to sail again Thursday after deadly boat firePORT RICHEY � Tropical Breeze Casino Cruz said it plans to reopen on Thursday a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
PORT RICHEY � Tropical Breeze Casino Cruz said it plans to reopen on Thursday and resume shuttling passengers back out to its gambling vessel in the Gulf of Mexico three days after a boat fire forced 50 passengers and crew to abandon ship. The... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
USCG confirms prior investigation involving 'Island Lady' shuttle boatshuttle that caught fire this past weekend. "Island Lady" crashed into a Tropi
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
shuttle that caught fire this past weekend. "Island Lady" crashed into a Tropical Breeze Casino dock on Oct. 22, 2017 Port Richey PD says it didn't learn of incident for weeks Police chief: Building in crash deemed safe by building... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Casino shuttle service resumes following fatal boat firePORT RICHEY, Fla. - Casino shuttle boat service from Tropical Breeze Casinos wi
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Casino shuttle boat service from Tropical Breeze Casinos will resume on Thursday less than a week after a woman died following a fire on one of its boats. "She was complaining that her feet hurt. I checked her feet to make sure... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Caught on Camera: Fugitive leaps from balconyFriday, several units from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office warrants unit resp
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Friday, several units from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office warrants unit responded to the Ashton Oaks Apartments in New Port Richey. They received a tip that Rashad Walker was hiding out there. He had outstanding warrants from Maitland, Florida... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Brazen suspect jumps from balcony to avoid FL deputiesNEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. ( On Friday, several units from the Pasco County Sheriff
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. ( On Friday, several units from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office warrants unit responded to the Ashton Oaks Apartments off of Highway 52 in New Port Richey. They received a tip that Rashad Walker was hiding out there. He had... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
| tbo.comby the fire in October 2004. They had just dropped off dozens of passengers at
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
by the fire in October 2004. They had just dropped off dozens of passengers at a casino boat anchored off the shore of Port Richey half an hour before. More than a decade later, another of the company�s shuttle boats caught fire on Sunday in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fugitive attempts to escape cops by jumping out of second story windowof officers waiting to arrest him. Florida police received a tip he was hiding
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
of officers waiting to arrest him. Florida police received a tip he was hiding in a second floor apartment building in New Port Richey. Rashad Walker, 28, was wanted for second degree attempted murder and aggravated battery with great bodily... Read more
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Daily Mail
Captain who saved 49 people from burning boat says he isn't a herosaid an alarm sounded on his dash panel. 'One of the engines was running reall
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
said an alarm sounded on his dash panel. 'One of the engines was running really hot,' he said as he sipped on coffee in a Port Richey, Florida, diner. 'As soon as I saw the gauge needle all the way up, I turned the boat around to go back to the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Gap closing between River Ridge and soccer power SunlakeNEW PORT RICHEY � The string of state tournament runs for Sunlake High School h
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
NEW PORT RICHEY � The string of state tournament runs for Sunlake High School has made a great mark for Pasco County boys soccer. But it�s also been kind of a pain for the county teams stuck in the same region as Sunlake. One of them is River... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
New Port Richey launches sign projectNEW PORT RICHEY � City leaders have approved spending a big chunk of money to p
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
NEW PORT RICHEY � City leaders have approved spending a big chunk of money to put New Port Richey on the map with signs marking the city�s entrances and making navigation easier for visitors. New Port Richey City Council members unanimously approved... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Young Pasco teacher faces cancer with support of studentsNEW PORT RICHEY � At age 28, things were really shaping up for Joel Santos-Gonz
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
NEW PORT RICHEY � At age 28, things were really shaping up for Joel Santos-Gonzalez. Fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a teacher, he had just completed his third year at Gulf Middle School. "I always liked to talk to people on an... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WarningWinter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The Daystarter: Freeze watch is in effect; Steve Martin and Martin Short visit Friday; and no, lottery winner is not giving away his money.how the schools have done over the past three school years and how their rates
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
how the schools have done over the past three school years and how their rates have changed at the Gradebook. � The Port Richey casino boat operator whose shuttle caught fire Sunday, forcing 50 people to jump into cold waters, lost another... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The Daystarter: Freeze watch is in effect; Steve Martin and Martin Short visit Friday; and no, lottery winner is not giving away his money.how the schools have done over the past three school years and how their rates
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
how the schools have done over the past three school years and how their rates have changed at the Gradebook. � The Port Richey casino boat operator whose shuttle caught fire Sunday, forcing 50 people to jump into cold waters, lost another... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WatchWinter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka... Read more
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ABC News
Florida man arrested after leaping from 2nd-story balconysheriff's office shows the capture of Rashad Walker in Florida, Jan. 12, 2018.
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
sheriff's office shows the capture of Rashad Walker in Florida, Jan. 12, 2018. Walker was apprehended Jan. 12 in New Port Richey, Fla. Bodycam video released by the sheriff's office shows several officers waiting on the lower level,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Pasco school board vote finalizes Ridgewood High School conversion planPasco County School Board members voted on Jan. 16 to convert Ridgewood High Sc
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Pasco County School Board members voted on Jan. 16 to convert Ridgewood High School in New Port Richey into a new technical school. School will become Wendell Krinn Technical School Current Ridgewood students will be re-assigned to neighboring... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Port Richey casino boat business could resume this weekThe business whose casino shuttle boat caught fire in Port Richey Sunday is exp
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
The business whose casino shuttle boat caught fire in Port Richey Sunday is expected to resume service again, officials say. Boat business could resume service at end of week Coast Guard said investigation is still ongoing PREVIOUS... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Haines City man arrested for shooting a man at a Winter Haven dance cluban extensive arrest record with 16 arrests in Polk County alone. © 2018 WTSP-T
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
an extensive arrest record with 16 arrests in Polk County alone. © 2018 WTSP-TV 'Armed and dangerous' suspect wanted in Port Richey shooting over drugs 1 person dead in North Port shooting, search ongoing for 2 suspects Suspect arrested after... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fake social media accounts pose as jackpot winner Shane MisslerI have learned thus far in my short time on this earth it is that those who mai
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
I have learned thus far in my short time on this earth it is that those who maintain a positive mindset and stay true to themselves get rewarded," Missler, formerly of Port Richey, said in a statement released Friday. "I look forward to the fut... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Panic ensued after casino shuttle caught fire, survivor recallsPORT RICHEY � The casino boat operator whose shuttle caught fire Sunday, leavin
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
PORT RICHEY � The casino boat operator whose shuttle caught fire Sunday, leaving one passenger dead, says it does not know what could have caused the blaze. But federal records show the company, now called Tropical Breeze Casino Cruz, had another... Read more
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FOX News
Bodycam captures man's arrest after leap from a 2nd-floor balconysaid they had receiving a tip that Walker was in one of the apartments. Walker,
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
said they had receiving a tip that Walker was in one of the apartments. Walker, who was arrested Jan. 12 in New Port Richey, had felony warrants out of Orange County for second-degree attempted murder and aggravated battery with bodily... Read more
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FOX News
Bodycam captures man's arrest after leap from a 2nd-floor balconysaid they had receiving a tip that Walker was in one of the apartments. Walker,
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
said they had receiving a tip that Walker was in one of the apartments. Walker, who was arrested Jan. 12 in New Port Richey, had felony warrants out of Orange County for second-degree attempted murder and aggravated battery with bodily... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
No, the Mega Millions lottery winner isn't going to give you $5,000stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. M
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. Missler's lawyer recently told the Tampa Bay Times that Missler is "nowhere locally" to his Port Richey home -- not flaunting his money on social media. © 2018... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Freeze WatchSebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Cedar Key, Yankeetown, Crystal River
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Cedar Key, Yankeetown, Crystal River, Homosassa, Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Brooksville, Spring Hill, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Brandon, Plant City,... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
No, the Mega Millions lottery winner isn't going to give you $5,000stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. M
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. Missler's lawyer recently told the Tampa Bay Times that Missler is "nowhere locally" to his Port Richey home -- not flaunting his money on social media. © 2018... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
No, the Mega Millions lottery winner isn't going to give you $5,000stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. M
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. Missler's lawyer recently told the Tampa Bay Times that Missler is "nowhere locally" to his Port Richey home -- not flaunting his money on social media. © 2018... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Panic ensued after casino shuttle caught fire, survivor recallsTimes Staff Writer PORT RICHEY � Michael Batten, the captain of the casino shu
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Times Staff Writer PORT RICHEY � Michael Batten, the captain of the casino shuttle boat that caught fire Sunday afternoon, made smart, fast decisions that saved lives, according to a spokeswoman for the boat�s owner. Batten, captain of the Island... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Survivor recounts Florida casino shuttle boat firefrom video, the remains of a shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf C
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
from video, the remains of a shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast floats on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Port Richey, Fla. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, authorities said. (WTSP... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Survivor recounts Florida boat firefrom video, the remains of a shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf C
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
from video, the remains of a shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast floats on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Port Richey, Fla. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, authorities said. (WTSP... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Survivor recounts Florida boat firefrom video, the remains of a shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf C
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
from video, the remains of a shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast floats on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Port Richey, Fla. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, authorities said. (WTSP... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
No, the Mega Millions lottery winner isn't going to give you $5,000stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. M
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. Missler's lawyer recently told the Tampa Bay Times that Missler is "nowhere locally" to his Port Richey home -- not flaunting his money on social media. © 2018... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Here’s the backstory of the Pasco casino boat operator whose ship caught on fireT. Sampson Times Staff Writer Long before a shuttle ship from Tropical Breeze
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
T. Sampson Times Staff Writer Long before a shuttle ship from Tropical Breeze Casino caught fire Sunday off the coast of Port Richey, leaving one passenger dead, the company behind the operation was a source of controversy. The casino operator... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Survivor recounts Florida boat fireMedical Center Bayonet Point. An autopsy will be performed Tuesday. About 50 p
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Medical Center Bayonet Point. An autopsy will be performed Tuesday. About 50 passengers jumped into the chilly waters off Port Richey Sunday afternoon when the Island Lady caught fire on its way to a Tropical Breeze casino boat in the Gulf of... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
No, the Mega Millions lottery winner isn't going to give you $5,000stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. M
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
stepped forward. He took the lump-sum payment of $281,874,999, minus taxes. Missler's lawyer recently told the Tampa Bay Times that Missler is "nowhere locally" to his Port Richey home -- not flaunting his money on social media. © 2018... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pasco body cam footage shows fugitive's arrest, jump from 2nd-floor apartmentNEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. – The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office arrested a wanted fug
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. – The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office arrested a wanted fugitive Friday who tried escaping deputies by jumping from the second floor of an apartment. Rashad Walker, 28, of Maitland had felony warrants out of Orange County for... Read more
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