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Romy Ellenbogen - Breaking News Reporter — Pasco

Breaking News Reporter — Pasco

I cover breaking news with an emphasis on Pasco. I’m passionate about reporting on communities that may face extra challenges accessing care — immigrants, minorities, women, LGBTQ individuals, disabled people, prisoners, the uninsured and the poor. I’m a lifelong Floridian (from Coral Springs) and a University of Florida graduate. I know how much this state has to offer beyond the stereotypes and jokes, and I care about making sure every Floridian gets a chance to be heard. I have seen the movie Lady Bird 10 times and I spend too much of my free time making Spotify playlists.

  1. A Polk County man was shot and killed by a law enforcement officer Saturday night
  2. Florida recorded more than 6,000 coronavirus cases Sunday
  3. Shelby Nealy appears at his 2019 arraignment on a charge of first-degree murder in the 2018 death of his ex-wife Jamie Ivancic at the West Pasco Judicial Center in New Port Richey. That trial has been delayed until August because of coronavirus restrictions.
  4. An 11-year-old Pasco County girl who had gone missing on Monday was found safe early Tuesday in Tampa, Two teens have been arrested in connection with her disappearance.
  5. Edward Ross, 37, was arrested on charges of sexual battery. He works as a nurse in the Pinellas County Jail.
  6. A girl reported missing Monday has been found safe in Tampa, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.
  7. Florida added more than 1,000 coronavirus cases Monday.
  8. Florida recorded more than 5,000 coronavirus cases Sunday
  9. Jacob Young, 19, faces a charge of first-degree murder, according to New Port Richey police.
  10. Falkenburg Road jail inmate Matthew Clay, 40, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from an unidentified health care worker in this screengrab from a video released by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, the first day the agency started vaccinating inmates at its two jail facilities.
  11. Angel Boudreau, 71, and Larry Boudreau, 66, pose for a portrait outside their mobile home in Hudson on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The Boudreaus were ticketed by a deputy in the Pasco Sheriff's Office for driving their golf car to get around, which they claim is a violation of their ADA rights.
  12. A nurse was arrested for bringing contraband into the Falkenburg Road Jail, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
  13. Florida added more than 3,000 coronavirus cases Monday.
  14. A deputy's body-worn camera captures the scene when a sheriff's dog named Shep captured a man accused of shooting and killing another man and stealing a backpack containing $100,000 in cash and drugs, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
  15. Kelley Gaudette, 32, was arrested after a missing New York teenager was found in her Brooksville home
  16. A 21-year-old was found dead in a Largo home. Deputies are investigating
  17. Florida added more than 3,000 coronavirus cases Monday
  18. Pasco sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man Saturday after he refused to drop a knife, they say
  19. An otter was rescued off the shoulder of Gandy Boulevard Sunday afternoon by Florida Highway Patrol
  20. Florida added more than 4,000 coronavirus cases Sunday
  21. The 79-year-old man shot by a Pasco deputy died Monday.
  22. Florida added just under 3,000 coronavirus cases Monday.
  23. A Tampa man died Sunday after a motorcycle crash