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    Citrus County -- A Florida woman is behind bars after investigators say she tied a boy to a chair and attempted to suffocate him. Merry Elizabeth Teller was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office and members of the US...
    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 the vehicle came to a stop on Rosedale and Pershing Drive, the passenger Joseph Monti...
    Shortly after 9 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast was involved in a vehicle crash in Hernando County. Sheriff Prendergast was traveling north on U.S. Highway 19 in his agency vehicle returning home from a board...
    A mother, over Facebook, started a rumor that a student had not been suspended from school after making threats. The mom claimed that a student had threated to shoot up Inverness Primary School and that, officials ignored the situation. The...
    Homosassa -- It was a sad day for Citrus County as the main tiki hut at Crumps Landing, located at 11210 West Halls River Road, Homosassa, was destroyed by a fire. This is the second time Crumps Landing has faced...
    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 Corrections (FDOC) Probation Office, completed the largest drug seizure in the history of the Citrus...
    Citrus/Marion County -- The National Weather Service confirmed to Citrus Gazette Monday that a...READ MORE
    The Florida Department of Children and Families announced that current SNAP customers who normally receive benefits October 11-28 will receive their benefits by October 10 due to Hurricane Michael. Early disbursement will be for recipients in following counties: Alachua, Baker,...
    Video brought to you by our partners at Accuweather.com Hurricane Michael strengthens as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico and by Wednesday could become a category three hurricane. As of 1:45 a.m., Tuesday, a tropical storm watch is in effect for...
    On Thursday, September 27, 2018, at approximately 8:15 a.m., detectives with the Citrus County Sheriff's Office Community Crimes Unit were looking for....READ MORE
    An Inverness man who was stealing utilities was also operating a marijuana grow house. On Monday, detectives with...READ MORE
    Additional security was in place Thursday morning after a teen made a threat on Snapchat Wednesday night to shoot up Citrus Springs Middle School. The photo threat showed a male holding a rifle and it was captioned "Don’t go to...
    Hernando, Florida -- At approximately 4:27 a.m.,  Citrus County Fire Rescue responded to a fire at 3671 E. Turquoise Lane, Hernando. When crews first arrived, they found a $5,000-square-foot... READ MORE  
    On November 25, a Citrus County Sheriff's Deputy spotted a trash can on a wooded lot near American Avocet PT., Homosassa. Upon inspecting the trash can, the deputy determined that it contained human remains. Neighbors told the deputy that the trash...
    A Sabal Trail pipeline protester is dead following a chase that began in Marion County and ended in Citrus County. Citrus County deputies are currently on scene at a crash site on U.S. Highway 41, just south of Floral Park...
    // Citrus County -- Members of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office were devastated after they were notified on Saturday, July 4, that Deputy Roy West had been discovered deceased in a hotel room just outside of...
    // Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue is looking for students interested in a career in the fire service to join the Fire Cadet Program. Students must be at least 14 years old, have completed the eighth grade, and...
      Citrus County -- Deputy K-9 Zeus is back to work after being injured in the line of duty on August 21, 2014. Deputies Cruz and Norton of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, were dispatched to a domestic violence call on...
      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...
    // Ocala, Florida -- In Citrus County, officials are being proactive in preventing chikungunya fever. The chikungunya virus is spread by mosquitoes, and has already been reported in Palm Beach, Dade, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pasco...