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Crystal River couple arrested after man was badly beaten, plot twist

Crystal River -- On Saturday, deputies responded North Seagull Point in reference to a domestic battery. A man and woman were arrested after they attacked and...
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Woman rushed to hospital after she slammed into semi-trailer

  On Thursday, July 18, at approximately 12:24 p.m., multiple units from Gainesville Fire Rescue were alerted to a vehicle accident with entrapment at 7035...
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Corrections officers under investigation after video of inmate beating surfaces

Lake County -- Inmates at the Lake Correctional Institution say they are in fear of their lives. Inmates say that a recent video, which was...

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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Many say advocacy group is buying votes of felons by paying fines

The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, headed by Desmond Meade, a registered Democrat, has started the "Amendment 4 Fines and Fees Fund." The group has launched...
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Woman goes into jealous rage, tries to kill her baby’s father

An Orlando woman was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon after she tried to stab her baby's...
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2019 Crystal River Scallop Festival

Crystal River -- The Crystal River Scallop Festival is almost here. This year the festival will be on...READ MORE.
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Recreational bay scallop season for certain counties begins today

Recreational bay scallop season for Franklin through the northwestern portion of Taylor, as well as Levy, Citrus, and Hernando counties opens July 1 and...
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New texting law, what an officer can and can’t do

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is leading Florida’s Put It Down Focus on Driving campaign to ensure all motorists...
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Home of the six-pound burrito challenge

Crystal River -- In a family, friendly environment where the food is always prepared with the freshest of ingredients, awaits a behemoth dish for...

Man re-arrested while in jail, harassing domestic violence victim

Dunnellon -- A man was re-arrested while in jail and charged with Violation of Condition of Pretrial Release (when the original arrest was for...

Sex offender cut off ankle monitor, on the run

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is currently attempting to locate a sex offender, Micah Joseph Lamb. He is...READ MORE.

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...

Warrants served, largest drug bust in Citrus County

Beverly Hills/Crystal River -- On June 14th, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office Tactical Impact Unit (TIU), in partnership with the Florida Department of...
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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
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Two dead in Crystal River following domestic dispute

Crystal River -- Details have just been released in a June shooting involving a man and his wife. On June 7, deputies were dispatched to...
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Woman confronted for cheating, arrested

A Citrus County woman was arrested in Marion County after she failed to show up for a court date. Deputies responded to the home of...
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Previously announced recall of animal feed products, expanded

Due to receiving a number of adverse event reports, Cargill is expanding the scope of recall of select Southern States® feed due to aflatoxin...
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15 eastern indigo snakes released in Florida

Florida -- Fifteen eastern indigo snakes, listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, has just been released in northern Florida as part of...
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154 arrested during six-day undercover operation involving prostitutes, human traffickers

Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Vice Unit completed a six-day undercover operation on Sunday, May 20, 2019, in which they posted and...