Lake County Newswire

Lake County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lake County, FL.

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  1. Clermont man arrested for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents, with assistance from the Lake County Sheriff's Office today arrested Kevin Paul Jones, 45, of Clermont, Fla., on 11 counts of possession of child pornography. FDLE agents along with the Lake County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at Jones's residence, 16610 Lazy Breeze Loop, Clermont, Fla.

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  2. Ferndale man dies in motorcycle crash, FHP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 42-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash near Ferndale this afternoon when he swerved off the roadway to avoid slowing traffic and plowed into the tree line, according to state troopers. It's still unclear why Russel Peterson of Ferndale didn't slow down for the cars ahead of him on County Road 455, Sgt.

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  3. Eustis truck stripped of tires, left on blocks outside city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Wheel thieves this week stripped down a truck owned by the city of Eustis and left it propped up on cinderblocks outside city hall, according to a police report. A Eustis employee told police the 2005 Dodge Dakota had tires when she left work at about 5 p.m. Monday and was missing them when she came back the next morning.

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  4. Scattered showers pass through Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    ... IT'S MARCHING RIGHT ON THROUGH. AS A MATTER OF FACT, WE'VE GOT A SKY CAM SHOT OF IT NOW BECAUSE IT'S MOVING INTO LAKE COUNTY. THERE'S THE CLERMONT CAM ON THE LEFT, LAKE MINNEOLA. IT'S NOT GOOD TO BE ON THE LAKE. YOU CAN SEE THE DOWNPOUR CROSSING ...

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  5. Man whips revolver out on family over Facebook feud, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Orlando Homicide Report

    ... injured in the crash. Court records show Jenkins has a wrap sheet full of drug, weapon and battery arrests in Lake County. He was also arrested days prior for a domestic incident. He is being held on a $43,000 bond in the Lake County Jail for ...

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  6. July 31, 2015 Legal NOtices V.2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.

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  7. Lake County, Fla., offers rural charm, relaxed vibeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The 1,400 lakes sprinkled throughout Lake County add to the distinct character of a bucolic Central Florida gem. The diverse set of attractions and annual events draws visitors who enjoy the outdoors-y, laid-back vibe.

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  8. Simplifile Announces E-recording in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Lake County, Fla., is now accepting electronic documents for recording online through Simplifile, the nation's largest e-recording service provider. Lake County, Fla., has implemented electronic recording of documents through Simplifile, the nation's largest e-recording service, giving customers a secure, online recording option.

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  9. Good riddance to paddling in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    School Board members, with no debate and only a few wistful remarks, voted to get rid of paddling in schools. Swatting a kid's backside with a paddle in school may have worked for some miscreants back in the day, but times and norms change, and this type of punishment is one that is best shelved for good.

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  10. Summit encourages Lake leaders to take action on unsafe sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Officials, experts and enterprising elementary-age children have all taken a whack at the problem of dangerous walking conditions around some Lake schools. They've built cardboard models of their communities.

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  11. South Lake High grad Roberto Aguayo, aiming for another FSU title, to speak in GrovelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida State's Roberto Aguayo responds to questions during the ACC NCAA football kickoff in Pinehurst, N.C., Monday, July 20, 2015. ORG XMIT: NCGB128 Florida State's Roberto Aguayo responds to questions during the ACC NCAA football kickoff in Pinehurst, N.C., Monday, July 20, 2015.

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  12. Push to elect Lake School Board from single-member districts fizzlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    A move to switch to single-member districts for School Board elections appears to have stalled after a leading proponent of the proposal concluded it's the wrong time for the change. Board member Bill Mathias had initiated discussion about changing from at-large voting and encouraged his colleagues to consider bringing the issue to a countywide vote this fall.

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  13. Eustis students rewarded with hot dogs after completing summer reading programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Isaac Lerdo, 8, bits into a hot dog during a July 23 celebration to mark the end of a five-week summer reading program at Eustis Heights Elementary School. Isaac Lerdo, 8, bits into a hot dog during a July 23 celebration to mark the end of a five-week summer reading program at Eustis Heights Elementary School.

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  14. Lake County, Fla., travel: Rural charm, relaxed vibeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    Snorkelers enjoy the cool water at Alexander Springs Recreation Area in Altoona, Fla., in northern Lake County near the Ocala National Forest. The 1,400 lakes sprinkled throughout Lake County add to the distinct character of a bucolic Central Florida gem.

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  15. Clermont police set to host National Night Out, bike rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    National Night Out, a movement across the country aimed at making communities safer, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The family-friendly event includes free food, Star Wars characters, a bounce house and police and fire demonstrations from agencies across Lake County.

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  16. Cleanup underway from Tavares storm that toppled trees, sent aluminum flyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    A Bobcat clears limbs from a fallen oak tree on St. Clair-Abrams Avenue in Tavares on July 29. TAVARES - The buzz of chainsaws signaled that the cleanup from an intense storm that toppled several trees and left other damage on Wednesday was back underway this morning. City laborers descended on St. Clair-Abrams Avenue to tackle the project of removing a massive water oak that collapsed after a storm many witnesses insist was a tornado struck Wednesday afternoon.

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  17. Ex-police chief indicted again on theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Chicago Tribune

    Felony corruption charges against former North Chicago Police Chief Michael Newsome, dismissed by a Lake County Circuit Court judge earlier this month, were reinstated Wednesday afternoon. A Lake County grand jury indicted Newsome Wednesday on two counts of theft of government property and one count of misallocation of funds, the same charges dismissed by Judge James Booras on July 14 following a defense motion citing problems with the original indictments.

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  18. Police: Lake County mansion magnet for curiosity seekers, vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WFTV Orlando

    Police said a historic, abandoned mansion in Lake County has become a magnet for curiosity seekers and vandals. Local groups have been fighting to get control of the Howey Mansion from the bank, but police are now on 24-hour patrols at the property.

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  19. Cops: 13-year-old used stolen gun in Leesburg complex shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    After his older brother dropped a semi-automatic pistol during a fight Tuesday with neighbors at a Leesburg apartment complex, a 13-year-old boy picked it up, aimed it at another teen and pulled the trigger, an arrest affidavit says. Police said both the 13-year-old and his older brother, 17, walked up to the second-floor home of Jaylin McMullen, 18, at Lake Harris Cove Apartments.

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  20. All Lake emergency shelters now pet friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... "We are aware of how important pets are to many of our citizens, so we are thrilled to have worked with the Lake County Sheriff and the School Board to ensure people can bring their pets with them during emergencies," said Tommy Carpenter, manager ...

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