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Lady Lake woman arrested after allegedly smashing woman's vehicle's windows with brick

Taralee Yvonne Tracey A Lady Lake woman was arrested after allegedly smashing another woman's vehicle's windows with a brick. Taralee Yvonne Tracey, 25, is facing a felony charge of criminal mischief following her arrest Tuesday by Lady Lake police. The Jamacian native and the vehicle's owner, a 31-

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 22:44:37

Our Opinion: Eustis must take care of mobile park residents

Last week, a local development group joined the city of Eustis in announcing a plan to redevelop more than 11 acres on the Eustis waterfront. Eustis Lake Club will feature more than 80 Key West-style homes and a clubhouse on property overlooking Lake Eustis, astride Lakeshore Boulevard. The $21 mill

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-03-24 10:00:00

Report: Woman took cocaine to get up for family gathering

EUSTIS - A 44-year-old woman reportedly told a Lake County Sheriff's deputy she took cocaine to get up for a family gathering on Thursday afternoon, but a search of her car revealed a cornucopia of other drugs. Christina Elizabeth Wesner of Eustis was sitting in her car at a boat ramp in the 16000 B

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-03-23 17:21:17

The Villages expanding in Wildwood, Leesburg, Fruitland Park

WILDWOOD - Earth-moving equipment is growling, and workers are stacking up underground utility supplies as The Villages continues expanding - make that exploding - with growth. That includes work on a six-story Center for Advanced Health Care and an adjoining seven-story Brownwood Hotel and Spa on S

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

2 dead after early morning shooting in Orlando, police say

Two people were shot and killed early Friday in Orlando, police said. Orlando police said they were called to a shooting in the 2200 block of West Central Boulevard, near Camping World Stadium, just before 1 a.m. One person was found dead at the scene and another person was taken to a hospital, but

WESH - 2018-03-23 11:50:00

Man with methamphetamine, syringe arrested in parking lot of Home Depot

Mark William Libby A man with methamphetamine in a syringe was arrested Thursday morning in the parking lot of Home Depot. Mark William Libby, 46, of Umatilla, was in a vehicle in the store's parking lot when the syringe loaded with methamphetamine was found in the center console of his vehicle, acc

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 22:57:39

Noor Salman attorneys to argue for her acquittal

ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Attorneys representing the widow of the Pulse nightclub gunman will argue a motion for her acquittal on Friday. Noor Salman, 31, is on trial in federal court for aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, in providing material support to a foreign terror organization

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-03-23 19:02:00

Man charged with fighting, kicking at deputies

A 26-year-old man approached because of his strange behavior fought with officers early Friday morning claiming someone was out to kill him, according to Lake County Sheriff's reports. Undray Arcotos Allen Jr. of Sanford reportedly was banging on doors and tried to force his way into one home in the

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-03-23 17:51:48

Village of Bonita woman arrested after bank manager calls police after witnessing attack

Vicky Rahe A Village of Bonita woman was arrested after a bank manager called police after witnessing the woman attack her husband. The couple shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday entered the Wells Fargo at Pinellas Plaza. Vicky Rahe, 67, was "very angry" and struck her husband "extremely hard in the back,


Woman picking up children from school arrested on DUI after near miss with school bus

Erica Rae Akins A woman who was picking up her children from school was arrested on a drunk driving charge after a near miss with a school bus. Erica Rae Akins, 35, of Ocklawaha, on Tuesday was driving a tan Acurawhich hit a curb causing a tire to "explode," according to an arrest report from the Ma


Eustis Lake Club: A boon to the city but with a price

EUSTIS - A new lakefront community featuring Key West-style homes in Eustis is being touted as a game changer for the city's downtown district, but it will come at a price for dozens of seniors who live in a decades-old trailer park being leveled to make way for it. Nearly 100 residents of Sharp's M


Eustis development to bring major housing changes

EUSTIS, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - It's the price of progress. Eustis is in for some major housing changes, once construction begins on the Eustis Lake Club. In the eyes of the developers, it's out with the old and in with the new, as the area will be marketed to millennials in an effort to revitalize do

WOGX.COM - 2018-03-23 06:55:00

OPD: Woman, 32, stole from friend who tried to help her

Leanne Babloski was arrested on her 32nd birthday. Ocala police arrested a Lecanto woman on her birthday Tuesday on suspicion of pawning multiple items of jewelry taken from a friend's home. Leanne Babloski, who was out on bail for charges of principal to burglary and grand theft, was arrested on ne


Summerfield pair tracked down in theft of two shopping carts full of merchandise

Jermaine Loynes A Summerfield couple has beentracked down in the theft this past December of two shopping carts full of groceries. Jeanne Lynn Braddy, 34, and Jermaine Loynes, 35, were arrested Tuesday by Marion County sheriff's deputies. The couple on New Year's Eve had entered the Dollar General o


Villages-News: News, events, classifieds in The Villages, FL

It's time again for the Lake Sumter Lions Resell it Day! This year's event will be held on Saturday, March 24 and has been moved from Fish Hawk Recreation Center to Lake Miona Recreation Center. The event will run from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. There is no charge for admission. This is an opportunity to h

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 14:23:56

Colorful street performers descend on Eustis Saturday

EUSTIS - Eustis will be welcoming talent from all over the nation Saturday for its third annual Busker Festival, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. downtown. The buskers - or street performers - will offer an array of acts, from singing and dancing to comedy and visual arts. The free, family-oriented


Florida woman, 41, found dead in jail cell

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A 41-year-old woman was found dead in her cell in a Florida jail. Seminole County Sheriff's officials tell news outlets that Sharon Lynn Sailey was unresponsive when deputies conducted routine inmate checks on Wednesday afternoon. Medical staffers responded, but she was already

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-22 15:05:22

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run is back in Marion County

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say the victim, Alexis Monroe, of Summerfield, was struck by a car on South U.S. 301 around 2 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2017. A Lady Lake woman arrested in Sumter County earlier this month in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 43-year-old woman has been returned to Mar


On Stage: 'Hot Flashes' does one weekend in Eustis

For this weekend only, "Hot Flashes The Musical" as part of the Studio Series at the State Theatre in Eustis, puts the "second phase of life" under the microscope with hilarious results. For their second week, "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" knocks 'em dead with the Bay Street Playe


Wildwood woman who witnessed traffic stop arrested after monopolizing 911 line

Kaytia MIchelle Edwards A Wildwood woman who witnessed a traffic stop was arrested after monopolizing a 911 line. Kaytia Michelle Edwards, 40, twice called 911 shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday after witnessing the traffic stop, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department. Police