July 29, 2000
'Wall' cast performs for love, not money
If you don't know one of the cast or crew members in the production of Pink Floyd's The Wall that just finished its third annual run at Richey Suncoast Theatre, try to make friends before the next show.
Lawyer will fight for doctor again
Acquitted on molestation charges, Dr. Zafar Shah's license remains restricted. His lawyer promises a fight.
County is looking for a regional park site
Developers with projects proposed for Wesley Chapel may be asked to donate land or money for an 80-acre recreational complex.
Train kills man running across track
He was apparently chasing someone when the Amtrak passenger train hit him, investigators say.
Robber gets life; his lawyer wants out
The attorney appointed to defend a man described as a habitual criminal admits fear of attack in dealings on unresolved charges.
Doctor gets 15 months in Medicare fraud case
A New Port Richey physician will go to prison for taking kickbacks in exchange for referring Medicare patients to a lab.
Man jailed in chop shop case
He is accused of running an operation to alter stolen vehicles and then sell them.
Arsonist receives 15 years
The New Port Richey man was convicted of setting three fires in 1999.
34-year-old injured in early morning hit-and-run
NEW PORT RICHEY -- A 34-year-old man was the victim of a hit-and-run accident early Thursday on Grand Boulevard near Dahlia Avenue, Pasco County sheriff's deputies said.
Dade City hospital team named
DADE CITY -- The incoming owners of Dade City's Pasco Community Hospital announced the facility's new management team Friday, as well as the departure of administrator William Buck.
Faith keeps booksellers going
A second Christian book store opens in Zephyrhills. Both shop owners say God led them to the enterprise.
Deputies pass fitness test
NEW PORT RICHEY -- When nearly 10 percent of Pasco deputies failed a mandatory physical fitness test, Sheriff Lee Cannon decided to put the program on hold while a group of employees studied the requirements.
Woman bilked in prize swindle
A New Port Richey woman wires $1,045 to pay income taxes on a $28,000 national sweepstakes award that never arrived.