Posts Tagged ‘Paul LaGrone’

WFTS’ Paul LaGrone profiled…a local connection…

Check out this profile of WFTS anchor Paul LaGrone from Focus Magazine. Click here to read (pages 38-41).

For those of you who do not know, Florida News Center is based in the Tampa market, in the suburban city of Plant City. When I picked up Focus Magazine off of my drive way this week, I was surprised to see a picture of WFTS’ Paul LaGrone staring back at me. I was even more surprised to learn that Mr. LaGrone grew up in my home town and graduated the same year that I started my freshman year at Plant City High School (spring 1995, vs. fall 1995).

LaGrone joined WFTS this past summer, coming from West Palm Beach’s WPBF.

Check back to this page in the coming days for some pictures of Paul LaGrone from the PCHS year book.

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12 2016

The LaGrone’s to depart WPB, headed to Tampa…

GossipExtra.com reports that WPTV reporter Katie LaGrone and her husband, WPBF morning anchor Paul LaGrone are leaving the West Palm Beach market.

The couple are headed to Tampa, where Paul already has an anchor job lined up with WFTS. Katie is in current negotiations with an employer in the same area.

Katie told GossipExtra that they are leaving West Palm Beach because “Paul’s family lives in Tampa and he’s getting a great job.”

Readers of this website might recall that the LaGrone’s were investigated for child neglect by the Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office. Read the rest of this entry →

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04 2016

Paul and Katie LaGrone cleared in DCF case…

(edited from GossipExtra.com) – The child neglect investigation that ensnared WPTV-Channel 5 reporter Katie LaGrone and her husband, WPBF-Channel 25 anchorman Paul LaGrone, has been closed, the Florida Department of Children and Families confirmed today.

And although the results of the six-week probe are not being released to the public, Katie LaGrone told us DCF found no indication their actions as parents are dangerous for the children.

A DCF case worker and West Palm Beach Police officer dropped in on TV’s power couple after someone reported to the state that one of the couple’s two children, 6-year-old Jacob, was routinely left alone to roam the streets of their gated community in the Land of the Presidents section. Read the rest of this entry →

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06 2015

Were the LaGrones investigated in retaliation…?

(edited from TVSpy.com) – Nearly three weeks after WPTV investigative reporter Katie LaGrone ran a story looking into questionable shootings by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, she and her husband, WPBF anchor Paul LaGrone, have become the subject of an investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families.

While this may seem like a coincidence, some are beginning to wonder if the LaGrones are now a target of the Sheriff’s office.

LaGrone’s story, which aired on April 23, was one in a series on WPTV called Line of Fire, looking into how the PBSO investigates shootings involving its own deputies….Cont….

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05 2015

Paul & Katie LaGrone investigated for child neglect…

(edited from GossipExtra.com) – WPTV investigative reporter Katie LaGrone and her husband, WPBF anchorman Paul LaGrone, are being investigated by the state’s Department of Children and Families after neighbors reported that one of the couple’s two children was routinely left alone to roam their streets.

Gossip Extra has confirmed that West Palm Beach cops were called to the LaGrone’s home  twice on May 7, at noon and 2 p.m. The second time, the officer brought a DCF case worker with him.

A neighbor of the LaGrones who asked to remain anonymous said someone tipped off DCF that the LaGrones allegedly leave their child unattended. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2015