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    The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX), said, "To reduce the potential exposure of both drivers and employees to the COVID-19 virus, CFX is temporarily suspending cash collection for tolls, and shifting to license plate tolling, known as Pay by...
    TALLAHASSEE — People ask the same question time, and time again. Question Please explain to me how this is any worse than any strain of the flu which we do have a shot for? Answer It is a little different from the seasonal...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At Governor DeSantis’ direction, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued an Emergency Order temporarily restricting visitation to nursing homes, assisted living facilities (ALFs), adult family-care homes, long-term care facilities, and adult group homes. By...
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware of the status of the virus, the Department is issuing regular updates as information becomes available. International...
    The Florida Department of Health (Department) has announced there are two presumptive positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida. At this time, both individuals remain in isolation. Despite these cases in Florida, the overall immediate threat to the...
    A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled that felons cannot be kept from voting simply because they failed to pay fines, fees, and restitution resulting from their cases. This ruling has angered Republican sheriff's across Florida, as felons typically vote Democrat. Julie...
    The National Weather Service has issued a severe storm warning for Thursday, February,  6, for the following areas. Marion County- Southern and Eastern Ocala Moss Bluff Sumter Pinellas Polk Hardee Highlands DeSoto-Coastal Levy-Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Coastal ...
    Ocala, Florida -- A 9-year-old boy has been charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder after he stabbed his 5-year-old sister multiple times. At approximately 4:20 p.m., Monday, officers responded to Berkeley Pointe Apartments, located at 2833 NE 7th St, Ocala, after the...
    Marion County -- A witness of a crash kept a suspect from fleeing the scene by using his vehicle to block the man in, according to a newly released report. On January 6, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Florida Highway Patrol...
    The State is threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers if they attend the "Take on Tallahassee" rally scheduled to take place on Monday, January 13, 2020. Currently, Florida has a massive shortage of teachers, with hundreds of...
    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of 24-year-old Henry Fernandez-Soto of Lakeland, who was shot Wednesday evening, January 8, 2019, at 1735 Oakland Road East in Lakeland. Deputies are currently trying to find the shooter, who has...
    Duck hunters should be aware of the daily bag limit for mallards has been reduced to two birds, of which only one may be female. “Since 1998, mallard populations in eastern North America have steadily declined by approximately 20%. Over...
    An Ocala man is being held on a $125,000 bond after he was arrested for attempting to burn down the Florida Department of Children and Families Services building while it was occupied. According to the Ocala Police department, Tommy Lee...
    On Monday, November 4, 2019, the Polk County Sheriff's Office concluded a month-long special operation to identify members of the community who possessed and shared child pornography. The operation, code name, "Guardians of Innocence IV: Fall Haul," was carried out...
    Two people were arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on Halloween following an October 30, pursuit. The two suspects, Andrew William Wiggins, 20, and Ashlynn M. Fox, 26, fled from deputies in the 12000 block of West Highway...
    Crystal River -- A Crystal River man was arrested after deputies say he threatened his girlfriend and had the means to carry out that threat. Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the vicinity of North Gulf Avenue and West...
    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...
    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 male. According to reports, Megan Parris, 28, turned herself in after a judge signed a warrant...
      The Florida couple, Edmond and Gloria Lancaster, who visited a truck top petting zoo have been charged with Criminal Trespassing and Violation of Leash Laws. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office officials said, after watching a truck stop surveillance video,  the couple's...
    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 law went in to affect earlier this year. As for construction and school zones, Florida Highway...