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  1. What's in Amendment 6 on the FL ballot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC Action News

    Teresa Kondek's husband, Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charlie Kondek, was killed in the line of duty in December 2014. She and her family still agonize that their impact statements were delivered in a courtroom with an empty jury box.

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  2. Tarpon Springs prepares for Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | ABC Action News

    Home and business owners in Tarpon Springs are preparing for Hurricane Michael. On Monday, the city opened three sandbag sites at the Tarpon Springs Splash Park, Dorset Park and near the sponge docks at Dodecanese Boulevard and Roosevelt Boulevard.

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  3. Mother dies after being hit by truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | ABC Action News

    A mother in Tarpon Springs died from her injuries at Tampa General Hospital after she was hit by a truck while walking with her kids Saturday morning. Tarpon Springs Police Officers say 27-year-old Tymira Leverson was walking along U.S. Hwy 19, just south of Spruce Street, around 6 a.m. She was pushing her two-year-old daughter in a stroller, with her six-year-old son and a six-year-old girl that she was the legal guardian of walking beside her, according to police.

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  4. 11-year-old graduates from St. Pete CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | ABC Action News

    TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - An 11-year-old is set to graduate Saturday from St. Petersburg College with an associate degree.

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  5. PD: Father stuffs wipe down infants throatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | ABC Action News

    A Pinellas County infant is fighting for his life after police say his father intentionally stuffed a balled-up baby wipe down his throat. According to Tarpon Springs Police, on Tuesday night, the child's mother came home from work and found the child choking.

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  6. Tarpon Springs river dredge desperately neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Her family's history in Tarpon Springs goes back more than a hundred years to when Athena Tsardoulias' grandfather was an original sponge diver. Tsardoulias, the owner of Tarpon Sponge, says the problem is that the river filled with sediment making it very shallow in some spots.

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  7. How to find the best deals on Amazon Prime DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | ABC Action News

    We feel you! We do! Here are four things to help you navigate one of the biggest online shopping days of the year: Even if you ae not a Prime member, you can get a 30-day free trial to take advantage of the sales. It is $120 a year after that.

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  8. Blood drive to honor local fallen officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charlie Kondek was married to his wife Teresa and had five kids all of whom banded together this Independence Day to pay special tribute to the man they love. The Officer Charlie K. Memorial Blood Drive, in conjunction with One Blood , was a celebration of a life and saving lives.

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  9. Express bus service being considered for U.S. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | ABC Action News

    PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. - U.S. 19 is considered one of the most congested and dangerous roads in Pinellas County.

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  10. 2 million people could lose food stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Lawmakers in our nation's House of Representatives could vote on a bill this week that will force almost two million Americans off of food stamps, but one local group is making a big push to stop the cuts. Shannon Love remembers her childhood days vividly.

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  11. Detectives search for thieves who smash windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Detectives are searching for a person or people who broke into cars at a local park, stealing people's valuables. PASCO COUNTY, Fla.

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  12. Shoplifters avoid fines through Pinellas programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | ABC Action News

    A recent program that helps people committing minor offenses avoid jail time is working by cutting costs at the jail, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. In 2017, Pinellas County avoided booking more than 1,700 people into the county jail through their Adult Pre-Arrested Diversion Program, or APAD, which launched in 2016.

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  13. Silver Alert issued for Tarpon Springs manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | ABC Action News

    The Tarpon Springs Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 87-year-old man who suffers from dementia. Fitzsimmons is 5-foot-5, approximately 165 pounds with white hair and blue eyes.

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  14. Man who killed local cop apologizes to familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 6:23PM EDT expiring March 23 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Highlands Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 6:23PM EDT expiring March 23 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Pinellas, Polk Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 6:23PM EDT expiring March 23 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas, Polk Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 3:01PM EDT expiring March 23 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas, Polk The man who pleaded guilty to killing a Tarpon Springs police officer took the stand today, during his sentencing hearing.

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  15. Sentencing begins for FL officer killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | ABC Action News

    In a Pinellas County courtroom Thursday, the defense says they are not disputing that Marco Parilla Jr. fired the shot that killed Officer Charles Kondek.

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  16. Businesses enjoy economic boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | ABC Action News

    The Valspar championship ended today. This year was the first time Tiger Woods appeared in the tournament in Palm Harbor and he attracted a large crowd.

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  17. 100 students stay home after threat foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | ABC Action News

    More than 100 students stayed home from school on Monday, March 5 after a threat was found in the girl's bathroom at Tarpon Springs middle school. An eighth grade female student was arrested and charged with written threats to do bodily harm/injury.

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  18. PD: Man, woman found dead in Tarpon Springs homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Tarpon Springs Police Department are investigating two deceased individuals found inside of a home on South Jasmine Avenue Friday morning. Tarpon Springs Police Department are investigating two deceased individuals found inside of a home on South Jasmine Avenue Friday morning.

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  19. DCF hopes new rules cut down on hot car deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Leaving a child in a hot car may seem like something no parent could ever do. But it happens.

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  20. Woman shoots dog during argument with fianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | ABC Action News

    The Tampa Bay Times reports that 27-year-old Giselle Taylor was arrested last week and charged with animal cruelty. Tarpon Springs police say Taylor got angry at her fianc because he wouldn't crack her back.

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