Highlands County Newswire (Page 3)

Highlands County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Highlands County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 265 in Highlands County, FL

  1. Snake bites baby, mom posts video to FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... the mother said. The mom has not been charged with a crime at this time so is not being identified. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating what happened. "It had bitten me and my son and didn't leave a mark, several times, so I ...

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  2. WTF! Florida Mom Under Investigation For Letting A Snake Bite Her Toddler As A Life LessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Perez Hilton

    The mother of a one-year-old girl in Florida has recently come under fire for allowing a red rat snake to bite her infant daughter as part of a life lesson. Apparently, the woman is also under investigation by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office as she supposedly uploaded a video of the terrible parenting incident to Facebook .

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  3. Florida mother allows snake to bite babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | ABC15.com

    ... The people that know me know that I would never hurt my children." Living on a rural, 9-acre property in Highlands County, she says it's important that her kids learn how to handle all kinds of wildlife and what to stay away from. St. Laurent says ...

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  4. Wednesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... the girl to the snake, which she found in the driveway of her home near Sebring. The station reports the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating. The woman, who wasn't identified because she'... WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WDRB) -- A man ...

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  5. Alleged Transy Stabber Indicted On 10 CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... the girl to the snake, which she found in the driveway of her home near Sebring. The station reports the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating. The woman, who wasn't identified because she'... SEBRING, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman is ...

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  6. Trial Begins For Pikeville Psychologist Connected To Eric C. Conn SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... the girl to the snake, which she found in the driveway of her home near Sebring. The station reports the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating. The woman, who wasn't identified because she'... SEBRING, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman is ...

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  7. Celebrate KY's 225th Birthday in SandRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... the girl to the snake, which she found in the driveway of her home near Sebring. The station reports the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating. The woman, who wasn't identified because she'... WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WDRB) -- A man ...

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  8. 1 dead in Highlands County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Luis Lopez, 22, of Sebring, was killed when he failed to stop for a semi truck stopped at a railroad crossing in front of him, according to the FHP. Lopez's 2002 Cadillac DeVille hit the trailer that the semi truck was towing.

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  9. State Preserves More than 5,000 Acres of Environmentally Sensitive Ranch LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Capital Soup

    ... of interconnected cypress domes. The second easement will preserve 1,034 acres of the S.Y. Hartt ranch in Highlands County. The easement is one mile south of the Avon Park Air Force Range and borders the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...

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  10. Rural lands program could run short of cashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... two parcels north of Lake Okeechobee. The parcels - 4,177 acres in Okeechobee County and 1,034 acres in Highlands County - could help control the quality of water entering Lake Okeechobee from the north.  The Triple S Ranch in Okeechobee ...

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  11. State money to buy conservation lands may be drying upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2017. The property -- 4,177 acres in Okeechobee County and 1,034 acres in Highlands County -- could help control the quality of water entering Lake Okeechobee from the north. The Triple S Ranch in Okeechobee County, ...

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  12. Military training exercise sparks 4,000-acre wildfire in FloridaRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Fox News

    Military units conducting training exercises at Avon Park Air Force Range accidentally sparked a fire Wednesday afternoon that has since grown to cover 4,000 acres along the Polk and Highlands county line. The day after, a spokesman says the fire is 50 percent contained and is smaller than originally estimated.

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  13. Avon Park brush fire burns 6,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... during a large training exercise, according to the Air Force. The cause of the fire, on the Polk/Highlands county line, is unknown. A piece of metal from an aircraft could have caused a spark that started the fire. Smoke will be an issue for drivers ...

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  14. Longtime Newport resident stabbed to death in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... to death. Temple grew up in Newport Center and had just moved to Florida about a year and a half ago. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office says the stabbing suspect is her boyfriend, 51-year-old Richard Conway Strickland of Sebring, Florida. ...

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  15. Five shot in Highlands CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The Avon Park neighborhood where it happened was quiet Mother's Day afternoon. But early Sunday, it was a much different scene at the corner of Delaney St. and Hal Mcrae Ave. Ezell Jackson says his dad woke up to the sound of gunshots.

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  16. Red Flag warning issued for DeSoto County, parts of SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ARCADIA, Fla. A Red Flag warning has been issued Wednesday morning for DeSoto County due to a fire risk, the National Weather Service said.

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  17. Low visibility closes portion of SR-70 in DeSoto, Highlands countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... ghway Patrol said. The closure goes from Four Mile Grade Road in DeSoto County to Placid Lakes Boulevard in Highlands County, according to the FHP. It's unclear when the road will reopen.

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  18. FWC transplants aquatic plants to help restore Lake IstokpogaRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Thousands of aquatic plants are being transplanted into Lake Istokpoga in an effort to help restore this popular shallow-water bass fishing lake in Highlands County. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this week begins a major aquatic habitat restoration effort on Lake Istokpoga.

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  19. Highlandscounty 47 mins ago 3:34 p.m.Student arrested after threatening school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 15-year-old Sebring High School student was arrested Friday after he allegedly ,ade threats of a Columbine-like shooting at Lake Placid High School, the Highlands County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies received a 911 call about an Instagram post that made reference to Columbine, the 1999 mass shooting at a Colorado high school.

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  20. Joshua Lee Altersberger v. State of Florida Joshua Lee AltersbergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... a new penalty phase. 1 Late in the morning of January 12, 2007, the [d]efendant drove to a friend's home in Highlands County. Also at the home was Quentin Kinder, who was in Florida to avoid arrest for violating his Georgia probation. After drinking ...

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