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  1. "Death Valley" drivers warn of U.S. 19 dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | ABC Action News

    PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Drivers know it as "death valley", it's a road so dangerous people refuse to drive down it! Now, people who live, work and drive in Palm Harbor and Tarpon Springs are begging for change after yet another fatal accident.


  2. Pinellas opens drinking water treatment plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | ABC Action News

    Pinellas County opened up a brand new water treatment plant in Tarpon Springs Thursday. The plant supplies drinking water to 900,000 Pinellas County residents, including the towns of Clearwater, Pinellas Park, Largo, Safety Harbor and the beaches.


  3. Family dog shot after escaping from yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | ABC Action News

    A family dog was shot and had to be put down after it slipped out of a chain-link fence in Tarpon Springs. Radar, an adopted 1-year-old German Shepard mix escaped from his fenced in backyard at 1100 E. Lime St. Radar was taken to the animal hospital, and the family eventually had to make the decision to put the dog down.


  4. Things to do in Tampa this weekend | July 14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | ABC Action News

    If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend , there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area. An Under the Sea Sensation! Don't miss Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' on stage at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts July 11 July 16. Fall in love with the magic for the first time or all over again! Click here to get ticket information.


  5. Largo Police to start mental health unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The number of mental health calls into police departments are rising dramatically across Tampa Bay. More police departments are training their officers how to handle the complex cases, and Largo's Police Chief plans to hire specific officers to tackle mental health calls.


  6. Neighbors call gun toting mom a heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Neighbors at Pine Ridge at Lake Tarpon are in awe of how one mom stepped in to help her neighbor, even risking her own safety. 31-year-old Brittany Cheek didn't hesitate for a single second.


  7. Man, 18, shot while attacking two womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | ABC Action News

    An 18-year-old Clearwater man was shot during an attack on two women at a Tarpon Springs apartment complex early Saturday, officials said. Pinellas County sheriff's deputies said Daniel Morley attacked a 52-year-old woman and her 31-year-old neighbor.


  8. Woman accused of stealing from elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The former Business Office Manager of a Hillsborough County nursing home is facing charges for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from residents. Investigators for the Office of Attorney General say 37-year-old Jill Spohn diverted more than $56,000 from residents at the Opis Fairway Oaks Center.


  9. FEMA-backed flood insurance program in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | ABC Action News

    After seeing storm after storm pummel Florida over the years, Joel McGuire says he will never go without flood insurance. "The center cone was right over Tarpon Springs.


  10. PCSO: psychic takes $155K from veteran, widowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Pinellas County detectives arrested a Tarpon Springs psychic for allegedly taking $155,000 from a military veteran and a grieving widow. A 33-year-old veteran, who served two tours in Iraq, contacted detectives during a Fraud Awareness seminar hosted by the sheriff's office in November 2016.


  11. New USF vessel to study marine life, pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The way that some local scientists study the waters around the Tampa Bay Area just got a whole lot better. Today the R/V W.T Hogarth was christened and launched into the waters, a new vessel that will be used to study oil spills and red tide and marine life that is vital to the environmental health, and economic health, of the Tampa Bay Area.


  12. Florida tourism is skyrocketingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Florida is hitting the tourism jackpot! 31.1 million people visited FL from Jan-March alone. That's a 2.5 percent leap from last year, according to numbers released by state tourism leaders Monday.


  13. Officer getting threats after car show shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | ABC Action News

    FDLE says a Tarpon Springs Police Officer is receiving threats after he that shot and killed a man in the middle of a crowded car show for charity.


  14. Loved ones question police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A small memorial has been set up at the intersection of Tarpon and Safford Avenues in downtown Tarpon Springs, where police shot and killed a man during a crowded car show Saturday afternoon. Tarpon Springs Police say people attending Saturday's charity car show downtown told an officer they'd seen a suspicious man with a hoodie on a bicycle.


  15. Shooting at Tarpon Springs car showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Shots fired at a car show in Tarpon Springs kills one person. Per a release from the Tarpon Spring Police department, at about 1:30 p.m. an off-duty patrol officer was working at car show when he was advised of a suspicious person on a bike.


  16. Suspect, shot killed by Tarpon Springs PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The incident occurred Saturday afternoon in the downtown area, where are car show was going on with hundreds of attendants. Investigators roped off the area of Tarpon Avenue at Safford Avenue following the shooting around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


  17. Elderly couple faces stiff fines for sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Tarpon Springs husband and wife will celebrate their 70th Anniversary in September. But, it is the 6-year- anniversary of a sinkhole in June that's casting a dark shadow on their future.


  18. Burglary suspects arrested after preschool theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Deputies arrested two men and a woman suspected of committing multiple smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries in Pasco and Pinellas County. According to Pinellas deputies, on Wednesday afternoon Pasco County detectives were tracking a stolen cell phone taken during a smash-and-grab burglary.


  19. Wounded vet gets free home in Tarpon SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A wounded veteran has been renting near Orlando since 2009, but he's always wanted his own home.


  20. Caretaker steals $300K from victim's retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Pasco County investigators arrested a man they say lured a woman to Florida, just to clean out her bank account. But detectives tell ABC Action News, that money came from a scheme of stealing hundreds of thousands from an unsuspecting victim.


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