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Hernando News

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: 1 months 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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago

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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago

Citrus deputy shoots suspect, authorities say

Citrus deputies responded to an officer-involved shooting near North Page Avenue in Hernando, deputies said.
Updated: 1 months ago

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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago

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.
Updated: 2 months ago