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FHP: Woman walking on I-95 hit and killed near New Smyrna Beach
The 36-year-old Port Orange woman, who police have not identified, was walking south in the inside travel lane around 2:20 a.m. around mile marker 249 when a man driving a 2006 GMC SUV hit her.
Man shot after breaking into ex-girlfriend's home, Ocala PD says
Authorities said the man broke into the home and encountered his ex-girlfriend's adult child, who was armed. The suspect fled toward a bedroom that the woman's younger children were in, and the adult child shot him.
Villager ‘really didn’t know why’ she attempted to steal 16-inch bracelet | Villages-News.com
Michelle Marie Stichion, 57, of the Village of Mallory Square, was arrested Thursday afternoon at Bealls on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Lady Lake.
Woman’s stolen credit card used in high-dollar purchase at Lady Lake Sam’s Club | Villages-News.com
According to a Lady Lake Police Department report, a man called officers May 10 to report that his girlfriend’s Mastercard, stolen from the Eustis area along with other credit cards, had been used at Sam’s Club to make purchases in the amounts of $1,829.72 and $4,782.28. The man told officers they b
Police seek missing Marion County teen
Sarah Michelle Catron,16, was last seen May 6th at Eaton's Beach, near Southeast 134th Avenue in Weirsdale.
Ocala teacher connected to nuisance animal drownings abruptly retires | Villages-News.com
Agriculture teacher Dewie Brewton, who spent31 years with Marion County Public Schools, submitted a signed letter to the district Thursday indicating he planned to leave his post immediately.
BLACK TIE: Franklin’s Friends’ Unleashed.Uncorked.Unframed Fundraiser | Winter Park-Maitland Observer | West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Over 200 pet lovers turned out to the Orlando Science Center for the fifth annual “Unleashed.Uncorked.Unframed” fundraiser on Saturday, May 19. Held by the Franklin’s Friends nonprofit, the event raised money for local animal organizations through a silent auction, a private art sale and more.
Service dog, pregnant deaf woman punched on Orlando-bound flight, police say
According to an incident report from the Orlando Police Department, the woman, who is 20 weeks pregnant, and her boyfriend, who also is deaf, were traveling with their service dog, a Great Dane named Zariel.
Longtime business owner worried about impact of widening U.S. Hwy. 441 to six lanes | Villages-News.com
Elainna Tucker, owner of Mom and Dad’s Italian Restaurant, spoke out during a public hearing on the upcoming project that was held at the Lady Lake Town Hall Commission Chambers at 409 Fennell Boulevard. She pointed out to FDOT officials that new medians that will be constructed in front of her busi
Meghan Markle’s half-sister calls Marion County deputies for help with paparazzi | Villages-News.com
Samantha Marie Markle, 53, who also goes by Samantha Grant, called deputies just before 1 p.m. Thursday for assistance at her home at 2481 NE 55th Place. A man at the home with her, Mark Phillips, told deputies that Samantha Markle was being followed because her sister is marrying Prince Harry on Sa
Elderly man dies after falling in lake, officials say
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.- Officials from Orange County Fire Rescue said a man died after falling in a lake on Saturday.The incident occurred off of Deer Isle Circle in Winter Garden, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.Deputies said the victim's grandchild called 911. The man was taken to the
Flooring company refunds Central Florida family after 3-year fight over bad install
MINNEOLA, Fla.- Carrie Jones said she wanted to update her Minneola home with brand new wood laminate floors so she shopped around and picked Empire Today to do the job, since it was a nationwide company.
Rain possible in Central Florida all day Sunday | Where Orlando Turns First For Breaking News, Weather, and Traffic
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -Central Floridians can expect to see rain all day Sunday, starting in the overnight hours and continuing in through the evening.
Orange County officials say they are investigating Apopka sinkhole
APOPKA, Fla.- On Saturday, Orange County officials said they were investigating a sinkhole that formed near a home in Apopka.
Lady Lake man arrested on DUI charge after spotted driving without headlights on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 | Villages-News.com
As the officer approached the vehicle, a bottle of beer fell to the driver’s feet and spilled on the vehicle’s floorboard, according to an arrest report from the Lady Lake Police Department.
Altercation breaks out during eviction from Ocala mobile home | Villages-News.com
According to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office report, the woman had evicted another woman from a mobile home on her property, located in the 7700 block of SW 70th Avenue. But as the tenant was moving out, a verbal dispute broke out.
Change in storm direction Saturday; heavy storms this weekend
Storms were parked for over three hours over Lake, northern Polk and western Orange counties. Several flood advisories were issued as some locations such as Oakland through Ocoee received over 4 inches of rain. Storms have continued to diminish and the evening will remain overcast, muggy with temper
Possible break into Florida Amber Alert
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35)- Police in Titusville, Florida confirm that investigators are trying to figure out if a missing teenager out of Miami could be the same girl at the center of an Amber Alert issued out of Brevard County days ago.
Florida mother arrested after 3 children found malnourished, covered i | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
A Longwood, Florida, mother is facing child neglect charges after police said they found her children living in deplorable conditions, police said.
91-year-old Villager’s golf cart stolen on Mother’s Day at grocery store | Villages-News.com
The woman, whose children live far away and could not visit on Mother’s Day, went to the grocery store Sunday afternoon to purchase Florida Lottery tickets. She was in the store for about 15 minutes.