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Summerfield man charged with July murder

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. - A Summerfield man already facing drug charges is now accused of shooting and killing a man in July, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said. Read: Florida church posts warning: 'This is not a gun-free zone' Deputies charged Jeffrey Rewis, 49, with second-degree murder Friday aft

WFTV - 2017-11-18 16:02:52

Ormond Beach man, 73, arrested on child porn allegations

DAYTONA BEACH - A man who brought his malfunctioning computer to a shop to have it fixed wound up getting arrested after child porn was found on it, police said. Lee Holmes, 73, of Ormond Beach, was charged with 17 counts of possession of sexual performance by a child. He was booked Friday at the Vo

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 19:24:19

Volusia pays $200,000 to woman hurt in deputy wreck

DELAND - Volusia County has agreed to pay $200,000 in a settlement related to a traffic wreck last year that involved a speeding sheriff's deputy, a drunk driver, and a 78-year-old Edgewater woman. Lillian Turner was a passenger in a Crown Victoria that was struck Dec. 20, 2016, in Edgewater by a sh


Student stabs children with syringe found on sidewalk, police say

Altamonte Springs police said an investigation is underway after a student allegedly picked up a syringe from a sidewalk and began stabbing other children with it. A Seminole County Public Schools spokesperson said the incident occurred on a school bus. The child brought the syringe onto the bus an


Student takes syringe on bus headed to Seminole County elementary school

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Altamonte Springs police said a group of young students on a bus played a game of doctor after another student found a syringe on the way to a bus stop near the Waterside Apartments. "I'm pretty surprised," Eric Heckert said. "It's not like a bad neighborhood. You wouldn't t


Forever 21 makeup store Riley Rose coming to Altamonte Mall

Forever 21 is opening it's spin-off makeup retailer Riley Rose at Altamonte Mall in the coming months. Walls on the second floor of the Altamonte Springs mall say the store is opening in Fall 2017 and directs people to a hiring website. Riley Rose is the recently launched makeup store from the Los A


Altamonte Elementary student pricks others with syringe found while walking to bus, officials say

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Three students were being examined at the hospital Thursday after one found a syringe while walking to the school bus and pricked two others while playing doctor, officials said. In a statement, Seminole County Schools only identified the student as "very young" and the sit


Two great organizations fighting back against domestic violence

With all the different issues we struggle with as a society these days, it can be difficult to know where to provide help or support when the urge to help your community arises. Conversely, it can be just as hard, if not more so, to find help when you're facing hardship. Today's column will hopefull

THEAPOPKAVOICE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:39:26

LPD: Man hospitalized after being shot in stomach outside Leesburg bar

LEESBURG, Fla. - A man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in a Leesburg bar parking lot early Saturday, police said. Read: AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dead at 64 Police: Man shot to death in Leesburg Leesburg parents, police on high alert after girl says man tried to lure...

WFTV - 2017-11-18 20:22:32

Leesburg High hopes to offer advanced diploma program

Leesburg High School hopes to be the first school in Lake County to offer a University of Cambridge-affiliated advanced diploma program to area students. The Lake County School Board unanimously approved a request by the school to apply for the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Educati

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-17 23:25:43

Leesburg Regional Medical Center opens temporary walkway during construction

Leesburg Regional Medical Center has opened a new temporary walkway that will enable patients and family members to easily and quickly access the Emergency Department during construction. Emergency Department access will still be available through the main hospital entrance, but the new walkway prov


Improperly mounted license plate leads to man's arrest on drug charges in Lady Lake

Justin SpittleJustin Spittle An improperly mounted license plate led to a man's arrest on drug charges in Lady Lake. Justin Michael Spittle, 20, of Leesburg had been driving without headlights at about 8 p.m. Thursday in the area of Griffin View Drive and South Old Dixie Highway when he was pulled o

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 17:18:58

Lake County's high school bands hit the right note in competition

Lake County's high school bands excelled earlier this month at the annual Marching Band Music Performance Assessment (MPA) held by the Florida Bandmasters Association at Leesburg High School. During the competition, performances are evaluated by experts in the field and bands receive ratings in five

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Community Organizations Gift Bikes to Children

When 14-year-old Autumn Antonio goes home with her brand new bike, she won't stop riding it. "I'm going to ride it a lot," she said. "A lot, a lot."Her 8-year-old brother, Ayden, will do the same to show off the spiked helmet that came with his own bike. The siblings, students at Villages Elementary

VILLAGES DAILY SUN - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Osceola Regional upgrades stroke center

Osceola Regional Medical Center, an HCA hospital, has become the county's first Comprehensive Stroke Center, gaining the ability to provide the more advanced stroke treatments locally instead of transferring them to nearby counties. The comprehensive stroke center, which is certified by the Joint Co

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-11-19 10:00:00

22-year-old killed after pickup leaves roadway, strikes tree trunk in Marion County

A 22-year-old Clermont man was killed after his pickup truck left the roadway and struck a tree trunk Saturday night in Marion County. Justin Cole Delaney had been at the wheel of a 1994 Toyota Tacoma at 9:40 p.m. at SW 7th Avenue and SW 45th Street when it drifted across the southbound lane and col

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 17:25:31

Wausau's downtown welcomes new restaurant to 400 block

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- Daly's, a new restaurant in downtown Wausau, celebrated its grand opening with food, drinks, and live music. Daly's owner, James Daly, wanted to bring a big city feel to his new restaurant with live musicians, and plenty of food and drink options. Muscian Marty Sammon was pr

WSAW - 2017-11-19 07:28:00

Soup's on! Empty Bowls event at Wausau West High School

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- A simple bowl of soup and piece of bread may not seem like much to many people, but for some it is a rare feast. The 10th Annual Empty Bowls event was held at the Wausau West High School Saturday to bring awareness about hunger and raise funds for local food pantries. Communi

WSAW - 2017-11-19 07:17:00

Adams Co. asking for help searching for 2 missing children

FRIENDSHIP, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Adams County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding two children missing since Nov. 11. According to a post on the county's Facebook page, Kaleb Brown, 11 and Hunter Brown, 9 we last seen near their home on West 11th Court, just north of Friendship

WSAW - 2017-11-19 06:47:00

Two boys missing for a week in Adams Co.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding two boys that have been missing for a week. Authorities say Kaleb M Brown, 11, and Hunter A Brown, 9, were last seen near their home on West 11th Court, north of the Village of Friendship, on November 11. The sheriff's of

WAOW - 2017-11-19 07:37:00