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    Boyfriend attacked girlfriend, took too long at grocery store

    Crystal River -- A Crystal River man was arrested after deputies say he threatened his girlfriend and had the means to carry out that...
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    Man got away with child abuse, arrested again…abused another child, caregiver also arrested

    A Deltona man arrested on charges of burning a 3-year-old girl in 2018, has been arrested again after he poured boiling water on a...
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    Southern flannel moth, venomous puss caterpillar, 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...
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    Woman duct taped boy to chair, charged with aggravated child abuse

    Citrus County -- A Florida woman is behind bars after investigators say she tied a boy to a chair and attempted to suffocate him. Merry...
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    Teacher arrested for sexual relationship 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...
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    Violent murder suspect captured, killed woman as she held on to her dog

    A Florida man wanted for the murder of Peggy Schiering, 80, and sexually assaulting and kidnapping an 18-year-old, has been captured. On Saturday, October 12,...
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    Man dies after vehicle hit by train

    On October 8, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Polk County Sheriff's Office was notified by Amtrak that one of their trains had collided...
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    New information in camel story that is just nuts, woman “camel toed,” sat on

      The Florida couple, Edmond and Gloria Lancaster, who visited a truck top petting zoo have been charged with Criminal Trespassing and Violation of Leash...

    Drug dealer, Marion County woman, and others arrested

    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...
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    Six additional recreational red snapper fishing days, Gulf waters

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced six additional recreational red snapper fishing days...
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    New law for handheld devices in school and construction zones

    As of Tuesday, October 1, using your phone is a school or construction zone is illegal. Texting and driving are already illegal in Florida. That...
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    Mother who attempted to kill her 3 children, unborn child, released

    The South Carolina woman who, on March 4, 2014, drove into the ocean in Dayton Beach with the intention of killing three of her...
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    Proposed restrictions for Flagler Monument Island

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 16, 2019, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Commission) received a complete application from the City...

    Marion County 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...
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    Florida Department of Juvenile Justice launches “It’s No Joke” campaign

    The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice announced today a new awareness campaign aimed at addressing school threats made by students in Florida. The “It’s...
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    Community mourns, Captain Jack Sparrow look-alike found dead

    The body of 43-year-old paddleboarder, Joshua Hensley, was recovered Monday by Marine Unit Deputies in the waters of Kings Bay in Crystal River. Hensley’s...
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    Applications available for FWC’s 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to apply...
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    Bears are more active in the fall

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding people to help prevent conflicts with bears by securing garbage and other items that...
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    Thousands of line workers, tree-trimmers prepare for Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath

    It really is a sight to see. Video is one thing, but seeing the site in person is something even more spectacular. It is an...
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    Hurricane Dorian now category 5, shifts slightly west, new satellites images

    Hurricane Dorian is now a catastrophic category 5 hurricane. As of 11 a.m. EDT Sunday, Dorian was located about 205 miles east of West Palm...