Smiling credit card thief identified, but on the run

Smiling credit card thief identified, but on the run

  Ocala, Florida — One of Ocala’s dumbest criminals, who had smiled for a photo after the store clerk became suspicious of her transaction, has now been identified. The Ocala Police Department obtained an arrest warrant today for Mashana Michelle Harris, 26. The woman in the photo was seen posing with a stolen Amex Express […]

Red tide alert for Florida

Red tide alert for Florida

  A large offshore bloom of Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, has been detected this month in the northeast Gulf of Mexico. Satellite images from the Optical Oceanography Laboratory at the University of South Florida showed a patchy bloom at least 20 miles offshore between Dixie and northern Pinellas counties in northwest and […]

Pit bull attack kills boy

Pit bull attack kills boy

Fanning Springs, Florida — On August 7, 2014, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Deputies from the Levy County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Fanning Springs area of Levy County following the report of a child having been injured by multiple dogs. When Deputies and Levy County Department of Public Safety personnel arrived, they discovered a 6-year-old […]

Prescribed Burn Alert

Prescribed Burn Alert

  Levy County, Florida — The Florida Highway Patrol will be monitoring the area of SR 24 in the community of Rosewood today, March 20, 2014 as the Florida Forest Service conducts a prescribed burn of approximately 80 acres of woodlands. Smoke from this fire may affect portions of the following roadways: State Road 24, […]

Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life

Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life

  An early morning crash in Levy County has left two people dead and one person in critical condition. Around 5:00 a.m., a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling southbound on U.S. 19 in the northbound inside lane. A 2002 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 also in the inside lane. The Jeep […]