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    Man caught with several items following burglary

    Lecanto, Florida -- A 35-year-old Lecanto man was arrested and charged with Grand Theft and Burglary of an unoccupied Structure (X2) after the homeowner...
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    VIDEO: Armed suspect dead following chase, 82 shots fired by deputies

    The video begins with footage of the traffic stop conducted on Gregory Howe by a DeLand police officer. After Howe flees the traffic stop, the...

    Dumb criminals: Felon taunts deputies on Facebook and gets arrested

    // Lakeland, Florida -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man who taunted Sheriff Grady Judd and his deputies...
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    Horse whisperer: Man pulled out penis at Walmart

    // Brooksville, Florida — Sean Johnson, 19, was released from jail on $1,500 bond after being arrested on Tuesday.  Brooksville Police said...

    Jonathan Ferrell Former Florida Football Player Killed

    Charlotte, North Carolina -- A car crash turned fatal for a former Florida A&M football player, however it's not the car accident that killed...
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    Deputy on leave after K-9 left in patrol car, died

      Gainesville, Florida -- An Alachua County Sheriff's K-9 deputy was placed on paid administrative leave after his K-9 was found dead in his patrol...
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    CSX to close several railroad crossings

    // CSX Transportation has scheduled repairs this week for railroad crossings that intersect several Polk County roads. Work at some...
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    First city in Central Florida decriminalizes marijuana

    // Orlando, Florida -- Orlando has now passed an ordinance that decriminalizes the use of marijuana. On Monday, the ordinance passed...
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    FWC: Snook season to reopen for anglers

    // Florida -- The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on February 1, 2015, in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland...
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    Owner of Ridin’ Dirty Motor Sports arrested

    // Inverness, Florida -- Convicted felon, Michael Paul Watkins, 41, of Inverness, was taken into custody by federal agents with the...
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    Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo: Saluting sunshine state heroes with free admission

    // Tampa, Florida -- Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is offering FREE weekday admission to members of the U.S. military (active duty,...
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    $20,000 Reward For Information On Two Captured Murderers

      Central Florida Crimeline is joining the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Attorney General Pam Bondi, in offering up to a $20,000 reward for...
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    Have sex on the beach and get 2.5 years in prison

    Bradenton Beach, Florida  -- A man who was filmed having sex on a Florida beach was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison on Monday. Jose Caballero,...

    Government (White House officials) secretly hijacked Florida’s COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard

    Read the update to this story here. As Florida slowly reopens, the Florida government and White House officials allegedly secretly hijacked Florida's COVID-19 Surveillance...
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    Duke Energy customers could soon see rate hike

    Duke Energy Florida customers could soon see a significant increase in their power bills if a rate hike request is approved by the Florida...

    Tornadoes touch down across Florida, cause damage

    Video courtesy of Seth with Florida Cleaning & Restoration Group The National Weather Service has confirmed several small storm cells touched down across Florida on...
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    Venomous Lion Fish Taking Over Florida’s Coast Line

      Florida has a species of fish lurking in the water that could cause major damage to the marine life. Officials say the Lion Fish was...

    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...
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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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    Officials: Many fireworks are illegal in Florida

    // Florida -- There will be dozens of firework shows across Florida to ring in the New Year, and many residents...