Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

  Ocala, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has lifted the mosquito-borne illness advisory that was established in July 2013. Officials say, even though the advisory has been lifted you should still take precautions when outdoors. Residence should also continue to be proactive in eliminating standing water as well as moist areas where […]

New Senate Bill Will Reduce Vehicle Registration Fees

New Senate Bill Will Reduce Vehicle Registration Fees

  Tallahassee–The Florida Senate Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism and Economic Development Appropriations, chaired by Senator Andy Gardiner (R-Orlando), today unanimously passed Senate Bill 156, Motor Vehicle License Taxes, sponsored by Senate Appropriations Chair, Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart). “This legislation provides a recurring reduction in fees paid annually by every Floridian who registers a car,” said […]

Mother whose baby was rolled over on and died arrested; grandmother blames probation officers

Mother whose baby was rolled over on and died arrested; grandmother blames probation officers

  Ocala, Florida — On January 6, 2014, deputies were dispatched to the 10800 block of Southeast 45th Avenue in Belleview at 6:35 a.m. Upon arrival, Deputy Jeremiah Jones spoke with a man who claimed that his daughter had fallen asleep an rolled over on his girlfriends 5-week-old baby, Keegan Alexander Ericson. Ericson told investigators […]

Red riding lawn mower man arrested

Red riding lawn mower man arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On January 5, 2014 at approximately 7 p.m. Deputies Franco Porcelli and Jason Hunt responded to a traffic accident that happened on East Highway 40 and SE 162 Terrace. Deputy Porcelli was in the parking lot of Maries Famliy Diner when a man later identified as Michael Lakosky approached Deputy Hunt […]

Government Urges Teachers To Go Easy On Misbehaved Children

Government Urges Teachers To Go Easy On Misbehaved Children

  Washington — Obama and his administration are now telling American schools that their discipline tactics are too hard on black and Hispanic students. The recommendations from the Obama administration came today with Reverand Al Sharpton side-by-side with Eric Holder. The civil rights advocates are claiming that the “school-to-prison” trend is due to overzealous school […]

Desert Tech Refuses To Sell Weapons To Pakistan

Desert Tech Refuses To Sell Weapons To Pakistan

  Desert Tech, an Utah gun manufacturing company, said they have refused to supply weapons to Pakistan. The company recently walked away from a $15 million deal to sell precision rifles to Pakistan, the dollar amount is equal to one year in sales for the company. Nick Young, of whom is president of Desert Tech, […]

UCF Graduate And Her Ex-Husband Murdered

UCF Graduate And Her Ex-Husband Murdered

    Venezuela, a country with one of the world’s highest murder rates has claimed the life of a University of Central Florida graduate, according to Venezuela authorities. Monica Spear,29, a former Miss Venezuela beauty queen and current soap actress along with her ex-husband Thomas Berry,39, business owner, were both murdered on January 6, 2014 […]

Manhunt Underway – Richard Barnes Main Suspect

Manhunt Underway – Richard Barnes Main Suspect

  Sanford, Florida — On January 6, 2014 shortly after noon, Sanford Police were dispatched to McGee Insurance Company located at 400 West 25th Street, Sanford, Florida in reference to a Homicide. According to eyewitnesses, Cynthia McGee Bryant’s boyfriend, Richard Lawrence Barnes,46, was walking toward the location of the incident and shortly after he arrived […]

USF Follows Court Ruling For Guns On Campus

USF Follows Court Ruling For Guns On Campus

  Tampa, Florida — The University of South Florida (USF) will now allow guns on campus, however they have to remain in a persons vehicle in accordance with new state laws. Like most colleges and universities across Florida, USF has never allowed weapons on campus. However a new court ruling states that colleges and universities […]

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

  Meteorologists are calling it a “Polar Vortex.” Most residents across the U.S. are just calling it “Way Too Cold.” The temperature predictions are startling: 25 below zero in Fargo, N.D., minus 31 in International Falls, Minn., and 15 below in Indianapolis and Chicago. At those temperatures, exposed skin can get frostbitten within minutes and […]

Dentist kills 3-year-old Finley Boyle

Dentist kills 3-year-old Finley Boyle

  Kailua, Hawaii — On December 3, 2013, mother Ashley Boyle, took her three-year-old daughter, Finley Boyle, to Island Dentistry in Kailua, Hawaii for a dental visit. Dr. Lilly Geyer had previously insisted that her daughter needed four root canals. Prior to the root canals being done, Dr. Geyer administered a high dose of Demerol […]

Man arrested for puppy love

Man arrested for puppy love

Palm Bay, Florida — Palm Bay Police arrested a Palm Bay man at a PaPa Johns located at 2430 Minton Road in West Melbourne; he is accused of having sex with the family dog. According to reports, Joshua Werbicki, 23, has been having sexual intercourse with the family pet for months. Family members became suspicious […]

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

  The Villages — The third annual “We Bike For Kids” charity bicycle ride will be held on March 15, 2014 starting at the SeaBreeze Recreation Center in The Villages. The event features a Metric Century (62 miles) beginning at 8:30 a.m., a 30-mile ride starting at 9:30 a.m., and a 10-mile ride starting at […]

Kodi Matthews Body Found In Polk County

Kodi Matthews Body Found In Polk County

  Polk County, Florida — The search for a 19-year-old that went missing on January 1, 2013 came to a tragic end today. Kodi Lee Matthews’ body was found at 4:57 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2013. His body was located in a wooded area of Fish Hatchery Road in Lakeland, the same area in […]

Skeletal Remains Found In Ormond Beach

Skeletal Remains Found In Ormond Beach

  Ormond Beach, Florida — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains that were found early morning on January 4, 2013 near Ormond Beach. According to reports, an initial assessment of the remains determined that they are old, naturally bleached, and covered in mold. A few pieces of clothing […]

Harley Gant Age 17 Missing

Harley Gant Age 17 Missing

  If you have any information about Harley Gant please contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678. Harley may also go by the name Holly.     Please follow and like us: