MINNEOLA — A 49-year-old Minneola man, arrested eight times previously for driving under the influence, picked up his ninth charge after crashing into a car and injuring three people, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office states.
Longtime Lake-Sumter State College President Dr. Charles Mojock announced this week he will retire at the end of this year, capping off a 13-year run at the helm of the college and 40 years overall in education.
A Lake County Sheriff’s Office internal investigation has found several Animal Services employees violated the department’s procedures and guidelines by not following protocol after an off-duty animal control officer brought in her family pet to initially be euthanized, according to the sheriff’s office report.
Lake County has lost the record for the largest Florida black bear captured in the state.
CLERMONT — A man wanted in Michigan for home invasions there was arrested in Clermont Wednesday and charged with a string of residential burglaries.
CLERMONT -- A homeless man, who allegedly had a habit of sleeping inside a McDonald’s restaurant in Clermont and getting upset at employees for waking him up, has a new place to sleep at the Lake County jail.
GROVELAND -- Two men were allegedly caught in the act of burglarizing a home Wednesday after the property manager spotted a truck backing up to his garage.
S ince 1994, youth choirs associated with the Watoto Child Care Ministries in Uganda have been traveling as ambassadors for the millions of African children orphaned as a result of disease, war and poverty.
A 56-year-old Groveland man was piloting an airplane that crashed Friday in Sebring, fatally injuring himself and his passenger.
A Central Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that sent another vehicle into a daycare center, killing the 4-year-old daughter of Groveland paramedic.
A man who allegedly robbed a Clermont auto parts store clerk at gunpoint Thursday afternoon apparently headed for an Ocoee liquor store to rob it, too.
The 8-year-old student had no interest in coming to school and got into trouble, leading to suspensions, his teacher, Melissa Meadows recalled.
Clermont police are looking for a Hispanic male who robbed an auto parts store clerk at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.
South Lake Hospital has received accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for its effectiveness in assessing and treating heart attack patients.
In 19 35, a woman in her 60s was spotted around Leesburg that nobody had ever seen before — and they wouldn’t know her true identity until the FBI shot her to death in a hail of bullets.
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wants state lawmakers to put more money into Florida’s fight against diseases impacting the citrus industry.
Already battered from last year’s class-size controversy, Lake County School officials struggled Monday to explain how they again provided inaccurate student enrollment data to the state that nearly drew a massive $1.2 million fine from the Department of Education.
Lake County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved the renewal of the last 4 cents of the 6 cent local gas tax option for transportation needs.
New Media Investment Group Inc. completed its purchase Friday of Halifax Media Group, which owned the Daily Commercial, the South Lake Press and 35 other newspapers across the country.
Lake County School Board member Bill Mathias said Friday the district’s fine for violating class-size limits is estimated at $150,000, not $1.2 million as previously reported, because of inaccurate data reported to the Florida Department of Education.