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Severe weather warning, Thursday, for these areas

The National Weather Service has issued a severe storm warning for Thursday, February,  6, for the following areas. Sumter Pinellas Polk Hardee Highlands DeSoto-Coastal ...

All Earth Fare stores to close doors

Earth Fare announced Monday, February 3, they will be closing the remainder of their stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio,...

Home invasion yields three arrests

Three people were arrested Tuesday after committing a home invasion at a residence on Northeast 35th Street. Ricky Deely, Estell Garwood, and Alice Noell broke...

Selling homemade Coquito over Facebook? You might want to rethink it

Coquito, meaning "Little Coconut" in Spanish, is a traditional Christmas drink. The drink, which originated in Puerto Rico, is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage similar to...


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Weird News

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...

Venomous puss caterpillar, southern flannel moth, makes return to Florida

The southern flannel moth, Megalopyge opercularis, is an attractive small moth that is best-known because of its larva, the puss caterpillar, which is one...
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...

Cops and Crime

Corrections officer arrested for child molestation

A Lowell corrections officer, who is one of four officers being investigated for beating and paralyzing an inmate, has been arrested for child molestation. Keith...

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,...


More Headlines

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...

High School student arrested, charged with felony

Ocala, Florida -- A West Port High School student was arrested Wednesday and charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds. Robert MacMillan, the...

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...