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Jail responders too late to save suicidal Hernando inmate

Jail responders too late to save suicidal Hernando inmate

A Hernando County Jail inmate hanged himself in his cell in view of a surveillance camera hours after he was arrested Thursday on a misdemeanor driving violation, authorities said.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Man uses neighbors’ credit card to buy them Bucs tickets, Hernando deputies say

Man uses neighbors’ credit card to buy them Bucs tickets, Hernando deputies say

A Spring Hill man faces theft and fraud charges after deputies say he stole a neighbor’s credit card and used it to purchase items including tickets for the victims to a Tampa Bay Buccaneers game.
Published: 03/04/15
Woman steals $47,000 from Brooksville doctor’s office, deputies say

Woman steals $47,000 from Brooksville doctor’s office, deputies say

An employee of a Brooksville doctor’s office faces fraud charges after deputies say she wrote checks to herself totaling more than $47,000.
Published: 03/04/15

32-year-old man dies after stabbing in Spring Hill

A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night during an altercation inside a Spring Hill home, deputies said.
Published: 02/28/15
More manatee protections enacted in Crystal River

More manatee protections enacted in Crystal River

HOMOSASSA — Wildlife officials are officially implementing rules to give manatees more space in a Florida spring also popular with swimmers and kayakers.
Published: 02/26/15

Citrus deputy shoots suspect, authorities say

Citrus deputies responded to an officer-involved shooting near North Page Avenue in Hernando, deputies said.
Published: 02/25/15

Venice woman killed in Brooksville crash

A Venice woman was killed Tuesday night and a 6-year-old girl was injured in a single-car crash in Brooksville.
Published: 02/25/15
Woman, 50, marries man, 76, steals $100,000 from him, deputies say

Woman, 50, marries man, 76, steals $100,000 from him, deputies say

A 50-year-old woman who married a 76-year-old Hernando man in September was arrested Monday in Jacksonville and charged with stealing more than $100,000 from him, deputies said.
Published: 02/19/15
Caretaker fears mining operation will damage Brooksville cemetery

Caretaker fears mining operation will damage Brooksville cemetery

Cemex Construction Materials has leased nearly 600 acres of land around an African-American cemetery and wants to mine for limerock deposit as close as 250 feet from the cemetery borders.
Published: 02/13/15
Updated: 02/14/15

Hernando deputies uncover Brooksville grow house

A Brooksville man was arrested Wednesday after deputies say he was operating a grow house where 52 marijuana plants were seized.
Published: 02/12/15