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Semi Truck Overturns on Florida Turnpike Blocking Traffic

WILDWOOD - Traffic was at a standstill after a semi truck overturned in the southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike Thursday evening just before 6:00 pm. According...

Fatal Accident in Sumter County Claims Lake Panasoffkee Man

WILDWOOD - A Lake Panasoffkee man passed away Thursday after sustaining injuries in an accident in Wildwood Thursday morning. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, 72-year-old...

Morris Claims Vehicle Used in Shooting was Stolen Weeks Ago

LEESBURG - Many people are asking questions about the connection between a missing Lady Lake woman and a vehicle that was used in a fatal...

Suspicion Surrounds Lady Lake Woman and WalMart Shooting Suspects

LEESBURG - The facts surrounding a Lady Lake woman and the vehicle used in a fatal shooting at WalMart show a suspicious series of circumstances. Dawn...

Vehicle Involved in WalMart Shooting Connected to Missing Lady Lake Woman

LEESBURG - Officials say that the vehicle used during the fatal shooting in the WalMart parking lot is connected to a missing Lady Lake woman...

Sumter County Deputy and Local Mechanic Go Beyond the Call of...

BUSHNELL - It was a day that Amanda Paterson says she will never forget. Paterson, a mother from Georgia, was traveling from Valdosta to Tampa...

Steps for Families to Raise Healthy Kids

As of 2010, 12.5 million  US adolescents (16.9%) are overweight or obese. Alongside those statistics has been the rise of families and doctors putting...

SCSO Seeks Identity of Couple in Credit Card Fraud

THE VILLAGES - The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a couple who used a fraudulent credit card...

FDOT: Wildwood I-75 Interchange Improvement Beginning Soon

WILDWOOD -  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) released a statement on Thursday announcing they will soon begin an Interchange Improvement Project to increase...

Detectives Search for Suspects in The Villages WalMart Theft

THE VILLAGES - Detectives with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office are searching for two suspects who were seen leaving the WalMart on County Road 466...

Sumter County Detectives Search for Suspects in Dollar General Burglary

LAKE PANASOFFKEE - Detectives with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office are seeking help in identifying and locating four suspects who broke into the Dollar General...

Deputies Search for Men Passing Counterfeit Bills

THE VILLAGES - Sumter County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for two men after they distributed over $300 in counterfeit twenty dollar bills at WalMart in...

Sumter County Deputies Seek Beall’s Shoplifter

THE VILLAGES -  Deputies from the Sumter County Sheriff's department are calling for your help in identifying and capturing an unidentified male suspect who...

Bushnell Alligator Bite Victim Identified

BUSHNELL - A Bushnell man who was airlifted to Ocala Regional Medical Center on Tuesday after being bitten by an alligator. According to the Sumter County...

Bushnell Man Hospitalized After Alligator Attack

BUSHNELL -  At around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a 58-year-old man was attacked by an alligator according to the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. The man, who has...

Woman Arrested After Threatening Two People with a BB Gun

WILDWOOD - 29-year-old, Jeniffer Agosta Acosta was arrested Monday night after she allegedly threatened two people with a CO2 powered BB pistol at the...

Marion County Zika Virus Community Alert

The rainy season is upon us and if you are a native Central Floridian, you know that means mosquitoes. With the Zika Virus spreading...

Grand Theft Auto: Wildwood

WILDWOOD - Sumter County Sheriffs responded to a call at the Wildwood Terrace Apartments at 500 Gilliam St in Wildwood on Saturday night where they confronted...

Motorist on Cell Phone Causes Semi to Jackknife on I-75

BUSHNELL - According to FHP reports, the driver of an older-model Saturn was reportedly on their cell phone when they veered into a semi-truck's lane...

Sumter Sheriffs Issue Silver Alert For Missing Villager

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for James H. Clark, a 77-year-old Villages resident. Clark, who is believed to be in the early...

10-year-old Girl Killed in Accident on U.S. 301

A 10-year-old girl and 43-year-old woman was killed in an accident Monday morning at 6:03 a.m. on U.S. 301 in Webster. According to the Florida...

Two Sumter County Women Hospitalized After Being Shot

Sumter County Deputies found two women with gunshot wounds in a Bushnell home Saturday afternoon while responding to a 911 call. The Sheriff's Office received...

Sumter Deputies Rushed to Villages Regional Hospital

Two Sumter County Deputies were rushed the The Villages Regional Hospital after being injured while responding to a call in The Villages. Deputies L. Thompson,...

Sumter County Attorney Takes the Bench in 5th Judicial Circuit Judge

Mary Hatcher, a Sumter County attorney, won yesterday's election for the judgeship of the 5th Judicial Circuit which covers Sumter, Lake, Marion, Hernando and...

Coleman Federal Prison Corrections Officer Hospitalized After Being Beaten for More...

A corrections officer working at the Coleman Federal Prison in Sumter County, was hospitalized after being beaten by an inmate for more than 3...
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