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Florida posthumously pardons 4 black men accused of sensational 1949 rape

PHOTO: In this undated image released by the State Library and Archives of Florida, Lake County Sheriff Willis McCall, far left, and an unidentified man...

Lake County Fire Rescue Hires Chris Sievert as Deputy Chief

TAVARES — After a months-long search, Lake County Fire Rescue has hired lifelong career firefighter Chris Sievert as Deputy Chief. “Chief Sievert is well known and...

Lake County is recognized for emergency preparedness

TAVARES — Lake County continues to achieve a high level of community readiness in the event of a natural disaster and promotes enhanced public...

Lake Deputies Search For Escaped Prisoner

Clermont, FL --- DEPUTIES SEARCH FOR ESCAPED STATE PRISONER: Lake County Deputies have responded to aid in the search for an escaped prisoner from the State...

Officials Urge Weather Awareness Sandbags Are Available

TAVARES — The Lake County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is currently at Level 3 – Monitoring as officials track the potential for severe weather this...

What is Suspicious Activity?

What is Suspicious Activity? This article was written by Lieutenant Michael Marden, Lake County Sheriff's Office "Am I witnessing a crime?" Most of us have found ourselves wondering...

Tavares Fatal Shooting — Suspects Flee Armed And Dangerous

Tavares Florida --- ROSEWOOD APTS... At approximately 11:00am; Tavares Police received a 911 call from a female screaming for help. Officers arrived on scene and began...

Boy Scout leader arrested on 38 charges of child pornography

Umatilla Florida --- Boy Scout Leader Arrested Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Orlando Cyber Crime Task Force today arrested Michael Douglas Hanen, 67,...

Man Shot To Death In Leesburg

Leesburg Florida --- Man shot to death in Leesburg, a 26-year-old man was shot and killed in Leesburg early Saturday, according to police. Man shot...

Lake County to celebrate grand opening of new Fire Station 14...

Altoona Florida --- Lake County Fire Rescue is hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Fire Station 14. The ceremony will take...