TAVARES -- A 57-year-old man, convicted for killing a fellow Lake County prison inmate over a stolen honey bun, is trying to convince a judge not to approve the jury’s death sentence recommendation.
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.
A vehicle suspected in the hit-and-run death of a 22-year-old Clermont pedestrian Monday night has been found – thanks to social media, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The two men shot to death in a murder-suicide Sunday night in Groveland were identified Wednesday morning as Michael D. Jarvis, 58, and Michael D. Foster, 50, according to an official with the Medical Examiner’s Office.
A veterinary clinic employee has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning and drowning two cats in her Groveland home swimming pool in retaliation for her daughter inadvertently allowing the woman's dog to drown there.
A Groveland motorist crashed into a retaining wall during a high speed chase with Lake County sheriff’s deputies Thursday.
It wasn’t too difficult for a Lake County sheriff’s deputy to spot marijuana during a traffic stop Thursday when the words “Purple Skunk” were written on a package found in a Groveland man’s car.
A Colorado fugitive, wanted in the sexual assault of at least one underaged girl, was found with another one hiding in a camper in Howey-in-the-Hills, according to police.
A Groveland motorist was arrested on hit-and-run charges Thursday after Lake County deputies found his wrecked SUV hidden under a tarp.
Officials raided two suspected Internet cafes in Clermont.
An autopsy revealed that a man who gunned down a Sumter County mother and daughter on Saturday and then hanged himself with jumper cables also sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face.
A Clermont man has been charged with cyberstalking after allegedly agreeing to take down naked pictures of his former girlfriend that he posted on a social media website, only if she would agree to see him.
A Groveland man allegedly tried to destroy evidence of drugs in his car by eating it, only for law enforcement to spot a white substance on his mouth.
Apparently three times wasn’t a charm for a man who was arrested after his third time allegedly stealing from the same store.
Lake County deputies visited several neighborhoods Friday night to check for probation violations by registered sex offenders participating in Halloween festivities and found no such violators, but did make three arrests.
Lake County deputies investigate a shooting Thursday at a Sullivan Ranch subdivision home in Mount Dora where a man shot his former live-in girlfriend who had broken into his home, believing she was a burglar.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning identified a woman shot by her former live-in boyfriend Thursday who claimed he thought she was an intruder.
A man wanted on murder charges out of Massachusetts was arrested at the Groveland home of his mother Tuesday night.
Wildlife officials believe a black bear might have been in search of food when it was shot to death during an apparent break-in of a Lady Lake home Wednesday night.
An anti-substance abuse organization aimed at students will host a Town Hall forum tonight on the proposed state amendment to legalize medical marijuana.
A pillow was apparently a 300-pound Leesburg man’s weapon of choice.
A single-vehicle accident near Mascotte early Saturday morning ripped a 2008 Nissan Altima in half, killed one young man and sent three others to area hospitals, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Two Lake County firefighters are okay after their fire truck rolled over while on route to a medical call.
A 33-year-old Davenport woman was killed in a single-car crash early Friday morning just outside of Clermont.
A 19-year-old Groveland man was arrested Monday on accusations that he repeatedly had sex with a middle-school student.
A Groveland motorist was arrested on DUI and other charges early Friday after failing to move over, and nearly hitting Lake County sheriff’s deputies working a traffic stop.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office detectives reported Wednesday they are looking for a 15-year-old who possibly ran away last week.
A 28-year-old Clermont man — who was already in the Lake County jail after being accused of showing up at the girl’s home the day before and refusing to leave — was also charged for lewd and lascivious battery on Wednesday.
In the biggest class of recruits since 2006, the Clermont Fire Department will swear in nine firefighters today during an official pinning ceremony.
Sumter County Animal Services has reopened its kennel, which had been closed for the past week after three dogs that tested positive for canine parvovirus.
A Miami man has been charged with arson after he allegedly set fire to a semi-truck parked at a convenience store lot in Clermont last week.
A stretch of State Road 50 in Clermont reopened Wednesday afternoon after a reported gas leak was capped off.
Yellow caution tape surround a duplex in the 900 block of Hibiscus Court on Tuesday, where two people were beaten to death with a bat Monday afternoon and a third victim remains in the hospital. Tavares police said the suspect, James Earl Jones, drowned himself in a nearby lake afterwards.
Prosecutors say they couldn't prove which man man fired the gun that killed Joshua Faile in January
Clermont police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a beauty salon Monday evening.
A Clermont man was arrested after allegedly threatening hotel guests at random with a pellet gun, pistol-whipping one victim while demanding money and threatening to shoot another woman if she didn’t give him marijuana.
Clermont police are looking for a lone male they said robbed a convenience store clerk at gunpoint Tuesday morning.
He was a pig — literally — at Saturday’s corn-eating contest during Leesburg’s annual downtown Cornfest.
Days before his second-degree murder trial was to begin, an alleged Sorrento gang member was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday in a plea deal in the 2012 shooting death of a DeLand man.
One suspect has been arrested and Lake County deputies have identified a second suspect in a shootout last week that left a convenience store and cars riddled with bullets.
A 19-year-old man is back in custody after he reportedly slipped out of his handcuffs and escaped from Groveland police — only to be captured again following a several-hour manhunt involving various law enforcement agencies.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office detained five “persons of interest” late Friday afternoon in what may be a drug-related shoot-out between vehicles, and deputies are looking for a possible injured person after blood was found in one of the vehicles.