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Bay Area woman reacts to friend's arrest

PORT RICHEY, Fla. - A Bay Area woman is struggling with the arrest of a teenager she considers her daughter. The teen is accused of severely burning a child.

Maria Fernandez has known Chekayla Dampier for years.

"It's so ugly that I cannot believe," said Fernandez.

School board considers photo, video restriction

NEW PORT RICHEY, Florida (AP) - A Tampa Bay area school board is considering whether to limit students' rights to take and post photos and videos from school on the Internet without getting permission first.

Student who threatened classmates allowed back at school

PORT RICHEY, Fla.- High school junior Dakota Bretnall wasn't thinking about homework or final exams Tuesday night. Instead, he was addressing the Pasco County School Board asking why a student who threatened to kill his entire class is now back on campus.

"He was like 'if you touch me I'm going to shoot the whole class!' And you, and the assistant teacher," said Bretnall who witnessed the disturbance in his U.S. History class.

Pasco County's $60,000 goes live

Pasco County's $60,000 goes live

New Port Richey, Florida - It's new and improved, and the county is thrilled about it.

Pasco County just unveiled it's brand new website this weekend. According to a county spokesperson, the cost came in at $60,201.

If you want to visit the new site, it is located at pascocountyfl.net.

People are said to be excited about the new factors on the site, including interactive menus. The county is promising easier instructions for users.

Fleisher leads Encompass with 65

Fleisher leads Encompass with 65

LUTZ, Fla. -- Bruce Fleisher was as surprised as anyone to find himself atop the leaderboard.

The 63-year-old Fleisher shot a 6-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Michael Allen and Chien Soon Lu after the first round of the Champions' Tour Encompass Insurance Pro-Am.

"My expectations were really not very high whatsoever," Fleisher said. "It is a bonus. It was wonderful day. Maybe it will continue. I'm not quite sure."

Dispose of your unwanted prescriptions safely

Dispose of your unwanted prescriptions safely

Zephyrhills, Florida -- The Zephyrhills Police Department and The Drug Enforcement Agency are participating in a pharmaceutical take-back initiative where community members can drop off unused or expired prescription medications for safe disposal.

The Pill Drop is scheduled on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Zephyrhills Police Department.

More allegations of private school burning tax dollars

Zephyrhills, Florida- After the 10 News Investigators reported on alleged abuse of tax dollars at the private Zephyrhills Christian Academy, more than a dozen people connected to the school came forward identifying other problems.