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Cops: Pregnant woman's boyfriend asks, 'Ready for your abortion?' — then hits her with car (w/video)


According to Port Richey police, the body of a man in his 70s or 80s washed up Sunday evening behind Catches Waterfront Grille, 7811 Bayview St. in Port Richey [Bay News 9]

Man's body washes up behind popular Port Richey restaurant

PORT RICHEY — Police say they do not suspect foul play in the case of a man whose body washed up Sunday evening at a popular restaurant. According to Port Richey police, the body of an elderly man washed up behind Catches Waterfront Grille, 7811 Bayview St. The man, identified Monday as David Albert Slingerland, 67 …


  1. Field of applicants for PHSC president narrowed to a dozen


    NEW PORT RICHEY — For the first time in a decade, Pasco-Hernando State College needs a new leader. And the search committee charged with finding top applicants wants to make sure they find the best match.

  2. Magistrate orders temporary closure, fine for troublesome motel in New Port Richey

    Public Safety

    NEW PORT RICHEY — A city magistrate has ordered the temporary closure of a motel on U.S. 19 that police say is a major source of crime on the busy stretch of highway.

  3. Pasco commission agrees to help residents of Summertree connect to county water system

    Local Government

    NEW PORT RICHEY — The fight for clean, reasonably priced water for Summertree residents returned to the Pasco County Commission on Tuesday, a year after talks of a public acquisition of the private utility were expected to begin in earnest.

  4. Cops: Pregnant woman's boyfriend asks, 'Ready for your abortion?' — then hits her with car (w/video)


    Pasco deputies overnight arrested a man they say tried to run over his pregnant girlfriend with a car Monday, nearly three years after he struck his brother with a car in Holiday.

    Justin Lee Colby, 33, was driving east on Westwood Drive near U.S. 19 about 1 p.m. Monday when, according to authorities, he veered off the road. [Pasco County Sheriff's Office (2012)]
  5. Land O'Lakes' running family remembers Kris Keppel


    Land O'Lakes High School runners, along with faculty members, gathered about 200 strong around the track Monday afternoon to complete one lap. They did it in memory of the school's beloved cross country coach, Kris Keppel, who died Sunday after a long bout with pancreatic cancer.

    Longtime Land O’Lakes cross country coach Kris Keppel, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013, died Sunday. The funeral is Saturday morning at Our Lady of the Rosary.
  6. Man hits pregnant woman with car, flees scene, Pasco Sheriff's Office says


    HOLIDAY —- A man driving a white 2006 Dodge Charger hit a female pedestrian who is seven months pregnant, crashed the car into a pole, then fled, according to Florida highway Patrol.

  7. Port Richey woman charged with abuse of 2-year-old


    PORT RICHEY — Pasco County sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Richey woman Sunday night after her husband said she hit a 2-year-old multiple times and threw the child onto a tile floor, according to arrest records.