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.
More than 200 people attended the political hob nob in Eustis Thursday night to hear from candidates running for Eustis City Commissioner and Lake County School Board and to participate in a straw poll.
A 39-year-old Clermont woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing identities that netted her $4 million from fraudulent tax returns.
Jacob Dimmitt and and Sierra Summers are at home in the water and in the classroom.
Kaylin Whitney likes to do what every 16-year-old girl does.
A 34-year-old Groveland woman reached out to police to complain about being battered and claimed the drugs in her house belonged to her husband, but she ended up in jail because of them.
Clermont police reported Monday afternoon that a 23-year-old black male had been shot in the leg along East Desoto Street.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and local enforcement agencies will be on heightened alert to enforce Florida’s ban on texting while driving this week during National Teen Driver Safety Week.
Two months into the school year, 64 students at Leesburg Elementary School have missed six or more days of class, a situation the school’s principal calls “unconscionable.”
A 24-year-old Clermont man was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday for his role in the shooting death of Jose Manuel Santos in 2012.
When Josh Acevedo scored his first touchdown earlier this season, Ashlye Short was leading the cheering crowd.
As of July, records show half-dozen lawsuits and formal complaints have been filed against Mascotte by former and current employees who say they have been wronged, discriminated against or harassed in one form or another by city officials.
Lake County Schools have immediately suspended benchmark tests to students in grades 7 through 11 to give teachers more time to adapt to the new Florida Standards.
An anti-substance abuse organization aimed at students will host a Town Hall forum tonight on the proposed state amendment to legalize medical marijuana.
Josh Bacon said he wasn’t feeling any added emotion when he reached the tee of the final hole in the last regular-season home golf match of his high school career.
Jacob Cavazos and Gillian Strealy became runners for the South Lake High School cross country teams for different reasons.
CLERMONT — The Lake Minneola and South Lake girls golf teams did what any fan of the sport would’ve done on the first pleasant afternoon in nearly two weeks on Thursday.
South Lake residents who want to learn more about local and county candidates running for office before heading to the polls, will have a couple of opportunities this week to fulfill their wish.
Mount Dora High School Senior class President Robby Simpson won his fight this week to make sure the National Honor Society and Student Government Association remain curricular clubs, meaning the teachers overseeing the clubs would no longer receive a stipend.
Law enforcement officials are seeking information about two men on bicycles who made a bomb threat that shut down all LakeXpress fixed-route bus services Thursday morning.
If the Lake County School Board approves changes to the district’s policy regarding clubs and organizations Monday, the National Honor Society and Student Government Association will lose stipends for teacher oversight, possibly ending that sponsorship and the groups’ ability to continue meeting.
L ake County’s Emergency Management Division is conducting daily surveys in the Astor area to monitor St. Johns Riving flooding, since the forecast indicates more significant rain.
A pillow was apparently a 300-pound Leesburg man’s weapon of choice.
The Southeast Regional Schutzhund Championships and Field Trials were held in Groveland over the weekend, featuring about a dozen highly trained German shepherds and Belgian Malinois and one Rottweiler.