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Leesburg man charged with heist of generator from Dura-Stress

LEESBURG - An employee at a local manufacturing plant was arrested overnight Wednesday for allegedly trying to steal a $6,000 generator from his workplace. According to an arrest affidavit, employees at Dura-Stress saw Jeffery Cook, 34, of Leesburg, take a generator from a truck at the business on C

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2018-01-17 18:23:14

MCSO: After driver's arrest, 8-year-old girl had box of drugs

Mersades Lyn McFaulds, 29, was arrested charges including felony drug possession and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Sheriff's deputies say a Summerfield woman pulled over for driving on a suspended license told an 8-year-old girl to take care of a box of drugs. Mersades Lyn McFaulds, 29

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-18 14:16:37

2 armed men robbed Family Dollar in Ocala

Store at 810 NW 28th St. was hit Thursday night Two armed men robbed a Family Dollar store Thursday night and escaped with an undetermined amount of cash. No arrests had been made as of 9 a.m. Friday. One of the robbers pointed what appeared to be a long firearm at the clerk as a customer was purcha

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 14:26:42

Police: Man beat woman with computer monitor, closet door

Victim stabbed him during the attack Ocala police have arrested a man and accused him of beating a woman with a computer monitor and a wooden closet door. David Ryan Sapp was found by Officer Ryan Leggett about 11:15 p.m. Thursday walking southbound in the 1900 block of South Pine Avenue. Sapp match

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 17:09:17

Ocala man accused of making false report of robbery

An Ocala man who told a sheriff's detective he was carjacked and robbed by two people earlier this month was arrested Thursday on suspicion of making a false report. Detective Travis O'Cull said William Brown, 44, was given three opportunities to tell the truth and was offered the chance to review f

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 14:48:31

Community news and events for Jan. 19 and beyond

Coats still needed Suzanne McGuire, director of Family, School & Community Engagement for Marion County Public Schools, says there is a continued need for coats and jackets for the Homeless Children program. Needed are girls sizes 6, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 14; boys sizes 10, 12, 14 and 16; and juniors sma

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 07:01:00

'Historic day' as Leesburg planning officials clear way for Villages development

It was a "historic day" as the Leesburg Planning Commission on Thursday cleared the way for the city to close on a nearly $12 million land deal with The Villages. The immediate task at hand for the planning commission was zoning changes that would allow for The Villages famed 55+ age-restricted deve

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 00:29:38

Ocala man sentenced to 8+ years for possessing firearm

OCALA - U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. this week sentenced an Ocala man to eight years and eight months in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. According to court documents, on March 15, 2017, deputies from the Marion County Sheriff's Office followed a vehicle drive

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-19 14:57:08

Sanger man arrested after police find large amount of drugs in his car

A Sanger man faces several charges after Fresno Police found illegal drugs and a gun in his car during a traffic stop. It happened around 11:30 Wednesday night near Cedar and Butler. Police said they pulled over Andrew Rodriguez after he ran a red light. Rodriguez was driving without a driver's lice

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-19 14:42:38

Police investigating body found in the road in Central Fresno

Fruit near Shields in Central Fresno is closed after a body was found in the roadway. Authorities are now at the scene looking into what may have happened to the victim. At the moment, police closed the intersection of Fruit and Shields to continue their investigation. If your morning commute leads

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-19 15:20:46

5-foot long tapeworm "wiggled out" of man's body after he ate sushi

FRESNO, CA - A California man is likely altering his regular sushi habit after discovering a tapeworm that may have entered his body through the raw salmon he loves so much. Doctor Kenny Banh revealed the Fresno man's case on a January 8 episode of the Podcast "This Won't Hurt A Bit," a show that mi

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 18:27:00

Fresno Police respond to ShotSpotter and find shooting victim

No 911 call was made, but police say their ShotSpotter system alerted them to a shooting in Southwest Fresno. Police say when they arrived on the scene, at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and California Avenue, they found a victim who was shot in the leg. At this point, police have not given any de

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-18 23:16:53

Police and Fire go head to head

HANFORD - Police officers and firefighters usually work hand-in-hand, but this weekend they'll be competing for the upper hand. The third annual Guns vs. Hoses charity basketball game, where police officers play against firefighters, will take place this Saturday night at Sierra Pacific High School.

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

Orosi man killed in hit-and-run

An Orosi man was killed in a hit-and-run traffic accident in the Cutler area last Thursday, Jan. 11. According to a California Highway Patrol report, the victim was walking eastbound across State Route 63, south of Avenue 404, when an unknown vehicle failed to stop and struck the pedestrian in the r

REEDLEYEXPONENT.COM - 2018-01-19 00:38:00

Three people shot in central Fresno

Three men in their 20s were shot Wednesday evening in the 300 block of North San Pablo Avenue, near East McKenzie Avenue, according to Fresno police. Details are preliminary, and the victims are believed to have nonfatal injuries, according to Lt. Michael Landon. The shooting was reported around 8:2

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-19 05:46:00

Fresno man with ravenous appetite for sushi makes a gruesome discovery in the bathroom

Dr. Banh is usually skeptical of patients who self-diagnose but in this case, the man was adamant about his symptoms. It began with a trip to the bathroom, some bloody diarrhea, and the realization that something was dangling from his rectum. He says raw fish is a reasonable cause for an infestation

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-19 07:27:11

Man Wanted in Connection With Murder of Jacqueline Hughes

The Dallas County Medical Examiner says a 34-year-old woman whose body was found after she went missing during the holidays was shot to death. Police believe 31-year-old Brandon Sampson killed Jacqueline Hughes. Sampson remains on the run, and as detectives try to track him down, friends and family

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-19 04:35:55

Howe PD's new K9 breaking stereotypes, sends three to jail

HOWE, Tex. (KXII) -- Meet Loki. A Jack Russell Fox Terrier mix and shelter rescue. Around 9 years old and just 17 pounds, he's not your typical police K-9. "When people see him get out of the car, they don't take him seriously. Until he does what he does." But when it comes to Loki, big things come

KXII.COM - 2018-01-19 05:08:00

Blotter: Medical examiner identifies pedestrian hit and killed on Interstate 35E

The pedestrian who was hit and killed Monday night on Interstate 35E has been identified as 29-year-old Danny Walton. Police believe Walton is a Sanger resident, but the medical examiner has not released his official city of residence. He attended both Denton and Sanger high schools, according to W

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 23:39:37

Police nab two shooting suspects after brief chase in Buckner Terrace

Dallas police arrested two suspects in a shooting that ended with a car chase Thursday night in Buckner Terrace. Officers saw a silver car fleeing after an exchange of gunfire happened around 10:45 p.m. at a business in the 5400 block of Jim Miller Road, police reported. A short chase ensued and en

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-19 12:37:18