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  1. Officials: Jet dragster driver Kat Moller died after debris hit helmet at Sebring race trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 24-year-old jet dragster racer died Thursday night when she was hit by a piece of debris after her car struck a timing device, the Highlands County Sheriff's Office said. Katarina "Kat" Moller was doing an exhibition run around 8 p.m. at Sebring International Raceway, 113 Midway Drive, when the car drifted toward the center line.

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  2. Sarasota jet dragster racer Katarina Moller killed in crash at Sebring racewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 24-year-old jet dragster racer from Sarasota was killed in a crash at Sebring International Raceway, according to the raceway. Katarina Moller was doing an exhibition run in a jet dragster.

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  3. Silver Alert issued for 88-year-old Highlands manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Silver Alert has been issued for a Sebring man who may be in the St. Petersburg or Titusville areas. Lymen Lovelien, 88, was last seen in the area of the 1800 block of Manatee Drive in Sebring.

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  4. Two people killed, one hurt in gyrocopter crash at Sebring mobile home parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Two people were killed in a gyrocopter crash at a mobile home park, catching two homes on fire, authorities say. Highlands County deputies say the copter crashed just before 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Sebring Falls mobile home park . 1 comment

  5. Broward County sex offender seen in Highlands, deputies warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Highlands County Sheriff's Office is alerting residents an absconded sex offender from Broward County may be in the area. Deputies say Michael Alan Scott, 52, was seen in Sebring Hills on Friday afternoon.

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  6. Sebring listed among worst U.S. cities to raise a child by 24/7 Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Financial news and commentary website 24/7 Wall Street named Sebring the 24th worst U.S. city to raise a child. "Sebring, Florida appears to have one of the least effective education systems of any U.S. metro area," the site wrote .

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  7. Sebring woman hit by train called 911 before being airlifted to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 34-year-old Sebring woman was airlifted to a trauma center Friday morning after a train struck her southeast of Sebring. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office said the woman called 911 around 5:25 a.m. and said she was hurt.

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  8. Sebring teen injured after hit-and-run by truck pulling a trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Florida Highway Patrol and the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is looking for information about a hit-and-run on involving a teen riding a bicycle. Deputies said around 2 p.m. Saturday a 14-year-old boy was riding his bicycle southbound on the western shoulder of US 27. A witness told deputies that a large white Ford F350-style truck was towing a gooseneck trailer southbound on US 27 in the right lane.

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  9. Fee to replace license to become organ donor waived in honor of fallen Highlands deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The state of Florida has made it easier to become an organ donor to honor a Highlands County deputy who was killed in the line of duty . The $31.25 fee to change your Florida license from a non-organ donor to an organ donor will be waived statewide, Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer said. 1 comment

  10. Richard Strickland stabbed his roommate 99 times, the Highlands County Sheriff's Office said.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a brutal murder of his roommate last year in Sebring, the Highlands County Sheriff's Office said. According to the sheriff's office, Strickland stabbed Shirley Anne Temple, 51, 99 times on May 16, 2017.

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  11. 'We've got to come together' | Highlands deputy killed in line of duty laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    As Deputy William Gentry Jr. was laid to rest on Tuesday in Highlands County, the small community of Sebring vowed that his life and sacrifice will always be remembered. "Even though it's great sadness, I think we can turn this into something.

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  12. Procession brings fallen deputy's body home to HighlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A multi-county procession returned the body of fallen Highlands County Sheriff's Office deputy William A. Gentry Jr. home on Thursday. Mourners lined the streets, first responders stood saluting and traffic stopped as the procession carrying the body of fallen Highlands County Sheriff's deputy William Gentry passed through Polk and Highlands counties en route to a funeral home in Sebring.

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  13. Procession will bring fallen Highlands deputy home ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Highlands County Sheriff's Office has announced details of the procession that will bring fallen Deputy William A. Gentry Jr. home. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office has announced details of the procession that will bring fallen Deputy William A. Gentry Jr. home.

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  14. Law enforcement escorts body of fallen Highlands County deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Florida Highway Patrol troopers on Wednesday morning helped escort the body of a Highlands County deputy killed in the line of duty. Even though Gentry died, he is still saving lives through organ donation.

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  15. Law enforcement escorts fallen Highlands County deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Even though Gentry died, he is still saving lives through organ donation. On Wednesday morning, he traveled from Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers to LifeLink in Tampa.

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  16. Remembering fallen Highlands deputy: Community welcomed to vigil, visitationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    People wanting to express condolences and remember a Highlands County deputy killed in the line of duty have a few opportunities. The first is a candlelight vigil to mourn the late William J. Gentry Jr., which set for 8 p.m. Wednesday at Fireman's Field , located at 681 Magnolia Ave. A public memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, with hundreds of law enforcement personnel across the state and nationally expected to attend.

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  17. Vigil set for Highlands County deputy killed in the line of dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Gentry was shot and killed on Sunday while checking on a home about a report of a man who allegedly shot a cat. Highlands County Sheriff Paul Blackman is also expected to hold a news conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Sebring.

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  18. Missing child alert issued for 17-year-old Sebring girl who might be in dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Lise, who is about 5-foot-7-inches tall and wears glasses, went missing out of Sebring this weekend, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement . Anyone with information on Lise is asked to contact the Highlands County Sheriff's Office at 863-402-7200 or call 911.

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  19. Brush fire in Sebring contained, believed to have been sparked by ATV that caught fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Evacuation orders for 25 homes threatened by a large brush fire have been lifted after firefighters were able to contain the blaze late Sunday afternoon. At least 80 acres in a Highlands County neighborhood was evacuated Sunday for the brush fire, which included South Heron Street to the east, Scrub Jay Avenue to the north, Barn Owl Street to the east and Oriole Avenue to the south, according to the sheriff's office .

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  20. Evacuation order lifted for Sebring neighborhood; brush fire is containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The area included South Heron Street to the east, Scrub Jay Avenue to the north, Barn Owl Street to the east and Oriole Avenue to the south, according to the sheriff's office . The 25-acre fire was contained by mid-afternoon, but residents were asked to stay out of the area while crews assessed some damaged power poles.

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