Veteran deputy in Marion County resigns after prosecutor refuses to use his testimony

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A veteran deputy with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office has resigned after the prosecutor’s office announced it would no longer rely on testimony from him after truthfulness in question. On Thursday, sheriff’s office administrators requested MCSO K9 Deputy Joshua Parker be at the MCSO Central Operations Center for the purpose of terminating his employment with the […]

77-year-old motorcyclist killed in accident in Pasco County

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A 77-year-old motorcyclist was killed in an accident Tuesday morning in Pasco County. Kara Perrini, 35, of Brooksville was driving a 2004 Jeep Liberty westbound on Chancey Road approaching Yonkers Boulevard, while a 2016 Nissan NV2500 driven by Samuel Dail, 54, of Dade City and a 2013 Chrysler Sedan driven by 73-year-old Lloyd Larson of […]

Children on bicycles sideswiped by automobile

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Two children on bicycles were sideswiped by an automobile Tuesday morning in Hernando County. Jennifer Lynne Martin, 25, of Spring Hill was driving a 2013 Honda Civic southbound on Ambassador Avenue, while two 9-year-old children, Kian Marchese and Benjamin Gumz, were riding their bicycles without helmets to J.D. Floyd Elementary School westbound on Dow Lane, […]

87-year-old Pennsylvania man killed in collision

An 87-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed in a collision Tuesday morning in Polk County. Anna Robson, 22, of St. Louis, Missouri was driving a 2016 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Interstate 4 in the center lane near the 43 milepost, while 87-year-old Andrew Flager of Levittown, Pennsylvania was driving a 2012 Cadillac CTS eastbound in the […]