June 17, 2000
Doctor pleads no contest to assault
The case was in limbo for eight years after the doctor, charged with sexual battery, fled to China. His accuser was unwilling to testify.
Youths find fun helping deputies
Instead of lounging on the beach, some teens have found challenges in Explorers and are setting themselves apart as the best in the state.
Slaying victim's wife: Is it over?
Tammy Hardwick hopes the arrest of Harvey Leroy Jones Jr. brings peace, but Jones' family says he was arrested for self-defense.
Galaxy Fireworks sues Pasco over ban
The company says the ban prevents its right to operate a legal business. It plans to seek monetary damages even if the ban is lifted.
Stauffer critics eye EPA switch
The EPA abandons a "mound-and-cap" method in Colorado. It's unclear whether it will do the same in Pinellas.
Spring Hill man charged in knife attack Friday
HUDSON -- A Spring Hill man was charged with aggravated assault on Friday. Deputies say he went to a Hudson man's house and attacked him with a knife, then fled.
Trial clerk, husband face abuse charges
DADE CITY -- Pasco County sheriff's deputies arrested a Pasco County trial clerk and her husband Friday morning, charging them with giving drugs to three teenagers, according to arrest reports.
Chamber honors community service
Judith Rochelle hadn't lived in Pasco County for long before the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce "snatched her up" to work on local committees, said Chamber spokesman Joe Alpine. In the past eight years, she has balanced her job as vice president of development at Saint Leo University with volunteer gigs with practically every service group in West Pasco, Alpine said.