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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: 1 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: 1 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: 1 months ago
SUV tied to Pasco slaying suspects found in Weeki Wachee

SUV tied to Pasco slaying suspects found in Weeki Wachee

Authorities have found a Ford Explorer that they believe two suspects used to flee the scene of a triple homicide committed early Monday in the Moon Lake community in Pasco County.
Updated: 1 months ago
Four men arrested in slaying of Clearwater man

Four men arrested in slaying of Clearwater man

Clearwater police said Friday they have arrested four men in the Jan. 9 fatal armed robbery of an 82-year-old man.
Updated: 1 months ago

Hernando teen located safe; went missing after dad’s death

A 13-year-old Hernando County boy reported missing after his father was killed in a motorcycle crash has be found and reunited with relatives, authorities said.
Updated: 1 months ago

Michigan man killed in Spring Hill crash, FHP says

A Michigan man died Friday afternoon when his car crashed into a tree in Spring Hill, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 1 months ago