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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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Top Lake County (Florida) Articles

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  • Dogfighters lured by money, violence, experts say

    Dogfighters lured by money, violence, experts say
    They came for the thrill, the money and the blood. Suddenly summoned by clandestine calls, the accused dogfighters drove from as far as Daytona Beach to a dusty backyard in a blue-collar Apopka neighborhood in May. Some brought their canine warriors...
  • 5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House

    5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House
    Five Republicans, all first-time office-seekers, are vying to succeed Bryan Nelson in Florida House District 31. The five include the son of a former state legislator; the former president of the Lake County teachers union; an Apopka businesswoman; a...
  • County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts

    County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts
    Second of two parts. Choosing a county judge is a task that leaves most voters flailing in the dark, and the August election is going to require even more scrutiny than usual from voters because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering. A group of mostly...
  • Prosecutors won't use ex-Fruitland Park cops as witnesses because of alleged KKK ties

    Prosecutors won't use ex-Fruitland Park cops as witnesses because of alleged KKK ties
    Prosecutors in Lake County hope to avoid using testimony in criminal trials from two Fruitland Park police officers forced from their jobs after being linked to the Ku Klux Klan by the FBI. Walter Forgie, supervising assistant state attorney in Lake...
  • Lake County offering a workshop on fall and winter vegetable gardening

    Although it’s still summer, but those who love to do gardening still like to be prepared for the changes in weather that the seasons bring. To accommodate them, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences...
  • 'Going Ape' relives Florida battles over evolution

    During Florida's most recent battle over teaching evolution in public schools, Brandon Haught chronicled the fight for a science-advocacy group that he had helped form. After that battle ended as he'd hoped — with a pro-evolution vote by the State...
  • AARP to offer 6-hour classes for mature drivers in August

    AARP Driver Safety Program's new Smart Driver course helps participants refine their skills and develop safer and smarter driving habits. This new six-hour class has been developed during the past two years after extensive research and expert input from...
  • OS happening today for July 18, 2014

    Friday, July 18 in Central Florida news. Stories we're working on: The city of Orlando is planning to replace the current parking meters with smart meters. The new meters would take credit cards and offer an app to warn when your time is expiring....
  • 27-year-old man arrested in double homicide at Tito's Lounge

    27-year-old man arrested in double homicide at Tito's Lounge
    A 27-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with murder in the slaying of two men. Johan Quinones was arrested on an unrelated outstanding warrant around 4:30 p.m. at an apartment of an acquaintance. He was later charged in Sunday's...
  • Umatilla all-star baseball team headed to state tourney

    Umatilla all-star baseball team headed to state tourney
    The Umatilla 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the District 11 championship on June 23 in Belleview. The team plays next in the Florida state tournament July 9 in Jupiter. The team is seeking donations to defray the cost of its upcoming trip...
  • FHP identifies second victim in fatal Lake County crash on S.R. 46

    FHP identifies second victim in fatal Lake County crash on S.R. 46
    The second of two men who died Tuesday evening in a three-vehicle crash on State Road 46 in Lake County has been identified as Larry Culp, 62, of Sanford, the Florida Highway Patrol said today. Also killed was Ryder Medlin, 19, of Mount Dora, who was...