| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A 7th grader at First Academy-Leesburg Christian school was listed in critical but stable condition after a golf cart incident Friday night in Fruitland Park, officials said.
Brady Murdock was doing better on Saturday, and may be able to go home in...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 11:46 AM
On Halloween night, Louis and Kristie Murdock watched TV in their Fruitland Park home while waiting for their sons to return from an evening of trick-or-treating on the family golf cart.
As the clock neared 10 p.m., they considered calling the two boys,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:44 PM
A 23-year-old mom is in the Orange County Jail after her 2-year-old daughter died at a local hospital Saturday.
Amanda Berard is facing second-degree murder charges in toddler Aaliyah Seymore's death. The little girl died of blunt-force trauma to the...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The day before her 2-year-old daughter's death, Amanda Berard told deputies, she "was dealing with a stressful day" at work.
When she got home around 5 p.m. Friday, a stressed-out Berard tried to change her daughter's diaper but the little girl wouldn'...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The Orange County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter told officials she slammed her toddler on the floor before putting her to bed, unaware of the child's injuries, records show.
Amanda Berard, 23, said she grabbed her daughter, Aaliyah...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:28 PM
DeLand police released 911 tapes on Thursday that revealed the hectic moments that followed a 9-year-old girl accidentally shooting her 8-year-old brother.
The children apparently made their way to a neighbor's home, who then called 911.
"I have a young...
| Nov 18, 2014
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Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:38 AM
A 12-year-old boy recovering in a local hospital after he was shot in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon in Leesburg has been identified.
The boy, Jahjuan Edwards, was sitting in front of an apartment building at 211 Church St. when he was shot by a...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:59 PM
LEESBURG — The day after Trenton Rene Dennard drove up to a crowd of people outside an apartment complex and opened fire, injuring a 12-year-old and grazing another bystander, he sent a friend request to the young boy's aunt on Facebook, according...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The hopes that Demetrios Vergos had of his son playing football ended the moment young Petey collapsed during a physical education class.
It was August 2004, and Petey was living in Lake Wales at the time. Petey, then 6 years old, was airlifted to...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:56 PM
When paramedics found 3-year-old Charlie Brame at her Orlando home Sunday, she had bruises on her back and head, signs of sexual abuse and she could barely breathe.
Doctors later found swelling on her scalp and blood pooling in her skull, an Orlando...