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  • Florida high-school football player dies in off-campus preseason camp

    Florida high-school football player dies in off-campus preseason camp
    A Florida high-school football player died Wednesday following a preseason workout at Camp Blanding, an isolated military reserve base located southwest of Jacksonville in Clay County. According to a report from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office,...
  • Man crashes Benz into other vehicle on I-95, flees, calls tow truck to get his car, troopers say

    Man crashes Benz into other vehicle on I-95, flees, calls tow truck to get his car, troopers say
    A 43-year-old Hypoluxo man crashed his Mercedes Benz into another driver's car on Interstate 95, left the scene, then called a tow truck to collect his Benz, according to state troopers. Christopher Lawson was driving his Mercedes at an estimated 100...
  • Wear your cowboy boots, diamonds to Cattle Barons' Ball

    Wear your cowboy boots, diamonds to Cattle Barons' Ball
    Break out your fancy cowboy boots and jeans and polish up your diamonds for the Lake Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society's 12th annual Cattle Barons' Ball set for Sept. 27 at Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road in Weirsdale. This year the...
  • Slain trooper to be honored Wednesday

    Slain trooper to be honored Wednesday
    Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Kimberly Hurd was just 26 in 1992 when a van driven by a former Ohio police captain hit her and fled as she was conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 95. Hurd was the first female Florida trooper killed in the line of...
  • Orlando man dead in early-morning crash on State Road 528

    Orlando man dead in early-morning crash on State Road 528
    An Orlando man died early Monday in a three-car crash on State Road 528 that critically injured his passenger, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The driver, Anthony Joseph McCree, 27, lost control of his Cadillac SUV about 3 a.m. near the...
  • School bus carrying Charlie Crist rear-ended in Orange County, troopers say

    School bus carrying Charlie Crist rear-ended in Orange County, troopers say
    A bus carrying Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist was involved in a minor crash on Sand Lake Road in Orange County on Thursday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers say the bus was westbound on Sandlake at 1:45 p.m. when it slowed to a...
  • Judge orders records released for Deltona man in fatal crash

    Judge orders records released for Deltona man in fatal crash
    SANFORD — A judge has ordered Sanford's hospital to hand over medical records for a 21-year-old Deltona man whose blood-alcohol level indicates he was drunk when he plowed into the back of a Buick driven by a New Smyrna Beach man last year. Peter...
  • Family mourns loss of 21-year-old Lake woman and infant son

    Family mourns loss of 21-year-old Lake woman and infant son
    In a video she posted on Facebook, 21-year-old Tori Potter giggles with delight as she watches her 10-week-old son sniffing and trying to sneeze. "OMG! Lol," Potter wrote. "He was trying to sneeze but couldn't get it out! Bahahaha. Funniest thing ever....
  • Orlando man dies in motorcycle crash on Route 423

    Orlando man dies in motorcycle crash on John Young Parkway
    A 23-year-old Orlando man died after crashing his motorcycle into a car turning onto John Young Parkway on Wednesday morning. Goun M. Seefin was driving a 2006 Ducati Superbike down the left lane of John Young Parkway when the crash happened, the...
  • It's time to do more than shoo Fake Homeless People

    Much like a G-rated version of HBO's "Taxicab Confessions," the chatter of children in their car seats makes for riveting entertainment. Picture the scene: a 6-year-old (Miss R) and a 5-year-old (Miss M) in my Infiniti on a recent spin. Miss R: "These...
  • Red-light runner hit FHP patrol car

     Red-light runner hit FHP patrol car
    A red-light runner who struck a Florida Highway Patrol car Wednesday was chased down by a trooper driving the damaged car, records show. Peterson Mitchel sped away from the 12:11 p.m. collision after running a red light at the intersection of...