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Hurricae Ian update as it batters the Florida peninsula

IAN is BATTERING THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WITH CATASTROPHIC STORM SURGE, WINDS, AND FLOODING... ...NEW WATCHES AND WARNINGS WERE ISSUED FOR NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA.  A tropical...

Hurricane Ian 11 am update for Crystal River, Homosassa Springs, Inverness

D: Tropical Depression – wind speed less than 39 MPH S: Tropical Storm – wind speed between 39 MPH and 73 MPH H: Hurricane – wind...

Healthcare worker had severe reaction to COVID-19 vaccine, CDC knew about previous reactions

Doctors in Britain reported severe allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine shortly after it had been administered. Britain health officials then notified the CDC. The CDC...
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HEALTH ALERT: Mosquito-borne disease activity has increased in Citrus County

Citrus County -- The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity...

Weird News

Man kills tiger, eats testicles

A man and two of his accomplices were arrested this week after authorities found the carcass of a dead tiger floating in the Ken...

Used condoms being repackaged, sold as new

It was a sticky situation when police in Vietnam said they found between 320,000 and 350,000 used condoms that had been collected to be...

Commission approves new rules for alligator hunts, pneumatic airbows now legal

Florida -- At their May 3-4 meeting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Commissioners approved increasing hunting hours for the statewide alligator hunt and...

FWC announces 2021-2022 High School Fishing Program curriculum and grant funding

Florida -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2021-2022 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity...

Cops and Crime

Florida corrections officer sentenced, sexually abused young girl for years

Florida -- At approximately 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) arrested 41-year-old Kenneth Slanker of Inverness, Florida. Slanker...

Teachers and Crime

Citrus Springs Middle School teacher remains behind bars

Dunnellon -- Citrus Springs Middle School teacher, Jeffrey Brake, was still behind bars on August 20, following his arrest. Until the school hires another teacher,...

Teacher arrested for having sex with student

A former New Smyrna Beach High School teacher was arrested Thursday and charged with Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor. The student is a 16-year-old...

Lake Weir High School teacher arrested, had sex with student

A Lake Weir High School teacher was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Jason Michael Tarlton, 30,...

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Teacher arrested for having sex with student

A former New Smyrna Beach High School teacher was arrested Thursday and charged with Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor. The student is a 16-year-old...