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Human remains found in Crystal River

On Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the discovery of human skeletal remains located in a wooded area...

Human remains found in Crystal River

On Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the discovery of human skeletal remains located in a wooded area...

Having a hard time with Florida’s unemployment website or phoning in? You are not alone

The website to apply for unemployment in Florida, connect.myflorida.com, is broken. You read correctly, broken. The website, which cost taxpayers $77 million, keeps crashing because...

Work requirements waived for TANF and SNAP

At the request of Governor DeSantis, and in accordance with the federal Families First Coronavirus Act, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will...
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Weird News

Gray triggerfish season opens soon

The recreational gray triggerfish season reopens to harvest in Gulf state and federal waters March 1 and will remain open through May 1, closing...

FWC: Weekly outdoor crime report

Officer Browning was on land patrol at Macrae’s Boat Ramp when he observed four individuals fishing from the dock. The officer checked the fishermen...
Three felons were arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Marion County. According to reports, the driver was stopped because of an expired tag. The driver,...
Citrus County Deputies Richardson and Garrison Thursday night conducted a traffic stop on a black trailblazer that had a headlight out. According to reports, when...

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Teachers and Crime

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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2018 Crystal River scallop festival

Celebrate summer at Crystal River's scallop festival. The festival will feature live music, bounce houses, karaoke, beer, arts and crafts, a variety of foods, a...

Manhunt under way for person of interest in Crystal River shooting

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in locating 25-year-old David Jerome Lemon, Jr. Lemon is wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting...

14-year-old Crystal River girl reported missing

On January 13, 2020, Kayla Desiree-Marie Nienhuis was reported as a missing juvenile to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. She is a 14-year-old white female,...

Pedestrian who was killed, identified

The identity of a pedestrian, who was killed after being struck by two vehicles Friday, has been released by the Florida Highway Patrol. According to...

Florida teacher brutally murdered by adopted son

On July 13, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into the apparent murder of 57-year-old Denise Hallowell, after she was found...

Citrus County man dies from COVID-19

  On Wednesday, the Citrus County Department of Health reported the first COVID-19 death in the county. An 80-year-old Citrus County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 passed...