Lake County

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Florida Pastor Attempts to Deliver Longest Sermon Ever

    On the outskirts of Orlando lies the small town of Mount Dora. Often referred to as the New England of the South and famous for its October bike festival and macabre ghost tours, it is also now the scene where a quirky piece of history has allegedly just taken place. The congregation of Cross Church ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Says It's No Surprise Florida Cops Were Linked to KKK

    The nickname of Fruitland Park, Florida, might be "The Friendly City," but something sinister is lurking behind the Lake County city's façade of Southern hospitality. Deputy Police Chief and Fire Chief David Borst stepped down last Thursday after the FBI confronted him with evidence that he was in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Lake County Man Vanishes After Diving Into Sunken Navy Ship Off Key Largo

    Joseph Dragojevich scuba dove into a 510-foot sunken Navy ship, the USS Spiegel Grove, on Thursday and hasn't been seen since, according to the Coast Guard. The ship became an artificial reef after it had been sunk in 2002. A search party has been looking for Dragojevich since his friend reported ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Sinkhole Collapses Resort Near Disney World

    A sinkhole collapsed a villa at the Summer Bay Resort near Disney World early Monday morning. The building is almost halfway in the hole, with another section of the villa sinking into the ground. At around 3:00 a.m., witnesses reported hearing a cracking sound as the villa began to submerge into t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Propane Gas Explosions Rock Lake County, Homes Being Evacuated

    A series of massive explosions have rocked Lake County near Orlando late Monday night. According to several reports, the explosions began around 11:00 p.m at Blue Rhino, a propane gas company, at the 300 block of County Road 448. Multiple injuries have been reported. Several homes in the area hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Cops Give Sexual Assault Victims Pamphlets With Sex Line Number on Them

    Apparently Lake County Sheriff's deputies wanted to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence by handing out fliers and pamphlets with an 800 number to call in case they needed to talk to someone. And that someone apparently is America's hottest sex-talk hotline! "Welcome to America's h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Alligator That Bit Off Elderly Woman's Arm Has Been Killed

    Yesterday we told you about 84-year-old Carol Hough being found bleeding in a Lake County canal from an apparent alligator attack. We also told you the alligator ripped her arm off. BECAUSE IF ARMS GET RIPPED OFF FROM TORSOS, IT LEADS ... er something. Anyway, that alligator should've thought twic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Shaq Says He's "Running" for Lake County Undersheriff, in an Election That Doesn't Exist

    ​Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal spends a lot of time pretending he's a policeman.When the Big Aristotle/Shaqtus/Shaq-Fu/whatever announced his retirement in June, he said he planned on running for sheriff of Lake County or Orange County at some point in the future.According to an interview O'Nea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Wildlife Officers Find Felon With a Gun, as Well as a Few Bags Containing 260 Baby Alligators

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionThat, ladies and gentlemen, is a sack of alligators.​Here's what Robert "Bo" Martin Duval and Christopher Cork Scroggins found out a few days ago: Having a sack full o' baby alligators is a felony.According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservat ... More >>

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    October 16, 2006

    The Inscrutable Crist

    Sunday was a big day for Charlie Crist and Jim Davis stories. Both the Miami Herald and the Palm Beach Post had twin, front-pagep profiles on the gubernatorial candidates -- and all of them were interesting. One of the more interesting comparisons was the way the Herald and Post handled the gay ques ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2006

    Sunshine State Finalists Are Here

    Thanks to our illustrious chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, here's an advance copy of the list: ALL MEDIA James Batten Award for Public Service -Sally Kestin, Megan O'Matz, Jon Burstein; South Florida Sun-Sentinel; FEMA: A Legacy of Waste -Craig Pittman, Matthew Waite; St. Pete ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2005

    Don't Just Animate Me

    Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Listings for the week of November 3-9,2005

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    The Punching Bag Punches Back

    Cycling activist Raphael Clemente has had enough idiot-induced wipeouts to last a lifetime

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Deutsch Marks

    He's raised a lot of money in his bid for the Senate, but from whom?