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  1. Pasco County nurse accused of driving drunk with 2-year-old in back seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    On Tuesday, Tarpon Springs police arrested Jennifer Barberi, 33, of Holiday after a caller said her car wasn't staying in its lane, according to an affidavit. Barberi blew a .41 on a Breathalyzer test, which is more than five times the legal limit, police said.

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  2. Here's where you can get sandbags ahead of Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    As Michael strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on Monday, some cities and counties said they were opening sandbag locations across Tampa Bay. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch from the Suwannee River to Anna Maria Island, including Tampa Bay.

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  3. Tarpon Springs police looking for this barnyard bandit's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    This wasn't the first barnyard animal to find itself making friends with local law enforcement. On Friday a wayward pig in Clearwater took some time to snap a few pics with some Clearwater Police officers.

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  4. Son of Tarpon Springs police officer killed in the line of duty enters police academy in his memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    On December 21, 2014, Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles 'Charlie K' Kondek, a husband and father of six, was shot and killed in the line of duty. He was a veteran of the police force for 21 years.

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  5. Woman pushing child in stroller dies after being struck by pickup truck in Tarpon SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The woman was the mother of the two-year-old girl and one of the six-year-old boys and the legal guardian of the other six-year-old boy. TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.-A woman has died after police say they found her on the side of the road Saturday morning.

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  6. 18 Tampa Bay museums to visit for free on Museum DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Saturday is Museum Day around the country, and there are 18 museums in the Tampa Bay area that are offering free admission. The annual holiday is hosted by Smithsonian magazine as a "celebration of boundless curiosity," according to the publication's website.

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  7. Turn to 10: Disabled Tarpon Springs man stuck at home because of recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    An airbag recall with no place to go -- that's why a Tarpon Springs man says he feels deflated. He's disabled, and his accessorized vehicle is a necessity.

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  8. $148.6 million renovation project underway at Tampa VA HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The James A. Haley Veterans Hospital kicked off a three-year construction project expected to bring major enhancements for patients. The hospital is building a new four-story bed tower, which will include 96 single patient rooms and an additional 40 ICU beds.

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  9. Man stuffed baby wipe down 5-month-old's throat, Tarpon Springs police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Holiday man is accused of wadding up a baby wipe and stuffing it down the throat of a 5-month-old child, nearly choking it to death, Tarpon Springs police said. A Holiday man is accused of wadding up a baby wipe and stuffing it down the throat of a 5-month-old child, nearly choking it to death, Tarpon Springs police said.

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  10. Take a trip down memory lane at the Replay Amusement MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Tarpon Springs establishment has games that span 50 years, and you can play them all, and they continue to get new pinball machines in all the time. The combination of old and new games makes it fun, allowing adults the chance to take a trip down memory lane, while children get the chance to discover something new.

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  11. FDLE: Tarpon Springs probation officer had sex with probationerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A state probation officer faces a sexual misconduct charge for having sex with a probationer under his supervision, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. Desimone was arrested Thursday at the Florida Department of Corrections Probation Office.

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  12. 4th of July in Tampa Bay: Fireworks, parades and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A little more than 240 years ago, America gained its independence and became the United States. We celebrate that birthday by setting off loud, colorful explosions in the sky and wearing as much red, white and blue as we can.

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  13. Tarpon Springs police searching for Chase Bank robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The man walked up to the teller and told them he had a gun before handing them a black duffel bag and demanding cash, said police. TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.- Tarpon Springs police are searching for a man suspected of robbing a Chase Bank on U.S. Highway 19 Saturday morning.

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  14. Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue five boaters from capsized vessel in Sand KeyRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Good Samaritan stepped in to help five boaters after their 30-foot boat capsized 22 miles west of Anclote Island Thursday morning. An HC-130 Hercules aircraft spotted the five boaters clinging to debris around 10 a.m. and issued an urgent radio broadcast message.

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  15. Where to watch fireworks, celebrate 4th of July in Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A little more than 240 years ago, America gained its independence and became the United States. We celebrate that birthday by setting off loud, colorful explosions in the sky and wearing as much red, white and blue as we can.

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  16. US 19 reopens after deadly pedestrian crash in Tarpon SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The northbound lanes of US 19 North have reopened at East Klosterman Road on Wednesday morning after a deadly crash. The crash happened around 1:40 a.m. between a vehicle and pedestrian.

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  17. Insects, rodent droppings shut down landmark Tarpon Springs restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Just one block from the famous sponge docks, Paul's Shrimp House has been serving up seafood since the 1940's. "We've been coming here since I was a kid," said Carol Kamin while sitting with her childhood friend Tammy Lyman.

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  18. State sues Tarpon Springs hotel for Hurricane Irma price gougingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    State lawyers have filed a lawsuit against The Tarpon Inn and owner Shreya Chetan Shah for allegedly charging at least 36 customers room rates of $80 to $120 per night, well above the $55 average nightly rate and a price increase of up to 118 percent. The complaint also asserts the price gouging claims from Hurricane Irma represent the second known instance of price gouging by the Tarpon Inn, which constitutes a violation of a prior Assurance of Voluntary Compliance agreed to by the Tarpon Inn with this office after Hurricane Matthew.

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  19. Teen's sponge photo earns Tarpon Springs awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The 15-year-old won an award for "Bubbles in the Sun" at the 2018 Tarpon Paint and Photo competition. Maria Ilardi is a lot like most teenagers.

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  20. Deputies find SUV that hit, injured Holiday child; driver still on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Pasco County Sheriff's Office found an SUV believed to be involved in a hit-and-run last weekend. The sheriff's office found a beige 1998 Lincoln SUV with damage to the right front bumper in the parking lot of George's Breakfast Station in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

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