Three teenagers involved in three-vehicle crash on wet roadway

A 16-year-old was ticketed after a three-vehicle chain-reaction collision Thursday morning on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Lady Lake. Hannah Lea Whittle of Fruitland Park had been at the wheel of a PT Cruiser at about 7 a.m. near the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and McClendon Street when her vehicle collided with the rear end […]

17-year-old in stable condition after being shot at park in Ocala

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday morning at Ralph Russell Memorial Park located at 1690 Pine Road in Ocala. A 17-year-old male victim told detectives that he was sitting in his car at the location when suspects pulled him out of his vehicle and shot him. […]

Sen. Baxley’s bill takes aim at Florida’s Sunshine Law

The First Amendment Foundation is warning against dangerous implications of a bill filed by state Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Lady Lake. “Here’s the bill we’ve been warned about,” said Barbara Petersen, president of the foundation in based in Tallahassee. She said the bill would poke holes in the Sunshine Law which forbids elected leaders from secretly […]