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Upcoming “Tax Holiday” Tax Cuts And Schedule

// Florida - Before the 2014 legislative session began, the Florida Senate, Senator Don Gaetz and Governor Scott joined in a...
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Bulletproof Vest Saved Deputie’s Life

  Volusia County, Florida -- A robbery suspect is now under arrest in Volusia County after firing shots at Deputy John Vedder of the Volusia...
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Orlando Man Laundered $500K

  Orlando, Florida - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Orlando Regional Operations Center arrested Daryl Ali, 31, on one count of organized scheme to...
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U.S. Marine Gets Beat Down Saving Young Boy From Grown Bullies

  Juno Beach, Florida -- A former marine was severely beaten after he tried to save a teen from being attacked by three wannabe tough...
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John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

Brooksville, Florida -- A man in Brooksville has been arrested for promoting sexual performance by a child following the execution of a search warrant...
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Chanel Phillips’ Death Determined To Be Drowning

The Palm Beach County Medical Examiners office has concluded their investigation regarding the death of 23-year-old Chanel Ferrell Phillips. Earlier this week Ocala Post reported...
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Crack mom was smoking with infant in hand

// Daytona Beach, Florida -- Daytona Beach Police Officer Andre Walker responded to 518 South Martin Luther King Boulevard in reference...
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New meaning to high school after hash brownies distributed

// Port Orange, Florida -- Just after 8 a.m. Monday, a Volusia County sheriff’s school resource deputy responded to a report...
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New booster seat law for children in Florida

// Tallahassee, Florida — Beginning January 1, big changes are coming in the way children would be strapped into a vehicle...

Crumps Landing hit by second fire since 2004

Homosassa -- It was a sad day for Citrus County as the main tiki hut at Crumps Landing, located at 11210 West Halls River...
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Tropical Storm Emily, 31 counties under state of emergency

Today, Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in 31 counties within the State of Florida in response to...
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Arrests made after police officer was hit by car

//   Orlando, Florida -- On July 13, 2015, at approximately 2:43 a.m., Orlando Police Officer William Anderson was working extra duty...

MCFR: Protesters removed from inside Sabal Trail pipeline, arrested

Protesters who climbed into a pipeline at Sabal Trail Wednesday said that Marion County Sheriff's deputies threatened to release dogs and tear gas if...
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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,...
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Nearly 1,000 gang members arrested in 6 weeks

// Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project...
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Deputy Stephanie LeClerc arrested while driving patrol car drunk

  New Smyrna, Florida -- On Saturday, October 19, 2013, Sergeant MacDonald was advised that a Volusia County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle was driving...
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Man stole ambulance so he could get home

A man had just been released from the hospital Sunday said he needed a way home, so he stole an ambulance. According to a press...

Owner of roofing company under criminal investigation

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate Elite Roofing and Gutters in Crystal River after customers from multiple counties reported that they had...

Early food stamp benefits disbursement due to Hurricane Dorian

Tallahassee, Fla. – To assist families as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been approved by...
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Funnel cloud near Citrus/Marion County border

Citrus/Marion County -- The National Weather Service confirmed to Citrus Gazette Monday that a...READ MORE