Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

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Three-vehicle crash temporarily closes eastbound Cortez Boulevard

Three-vehicle crash temporarily closes eastbound Cortez Boulevard

A three-vehicle crash temporarily closed the eastbound lanes of Cortez Boulevard this afternoon.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Suspect pleads not guilty in Brooksville shootings that killed 3

Suspect pleads not guilty in Brooksville shootings that killed 3

BROOKSVILLE — George Mason, III, accused of shooting to death three people and critically injuring a fourth during an August rampage, pleaded not guilty to the crimes in a Hernando County courtroom this week.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Cooler in area by Sunday but still a few wet days

Cooler in area by Sunday but still a few wet days

It’s October, but the Tampa Bay area will have to wait until the weekend for the first real taste of fall weather. That comes in the form of a cold front that will bring cooler and drier skies, forecasters say.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Around Town: Photos from the community

Around Town: Photos from the community

Updated: 6 hours ago

Woman arrested again for panhandling in Hernando

SPRING HILL — Over the past four weeks, Hernando County Sheriff’s Office deputies have made five arrests at intersections where people have been found panhandling in traffic.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Weapons recovered from creek near scene of Hudson murders

Weapons recovered from creek near scene of Hudson murders

HUDSON — A dive team found eight rifles, a .380 pistol, a hammer, knives, a crossbow and other items in a creek behind the house where quadruple first-degree murder suspect Adam Matos lived with three victims, search warrants show.
Published: 09/30/14
The secret of centenarians

The secret of centenarians

Celebrating your own centenary by reaching that much-coveted, yet often elusive, 100th birthday is quite a difficult goal to achieve for most people.
Published: 09/28/14
Updated: 09/29/14

Man stuck, killed crossing Spring Hill Drive after crash, troopers say

A 67-year-old man was struck and killed by a car as he walked across Spring Hill Drive after he was in a crash Sunday evening, troopers said.
Published: 09/29/14
LeBlanc: Preserving your memories

LeBlanc: Preserving your memories

For 12 years Dad lived with Alzheimer’s, and throughout those years I did everything I could to give him the best care I knew how. But there is one thing that I deeply regret: I did not take enough photographs of him. So today I am writing thi...
Published: 09/28/14
Cardboard Boat Race pits teams in a soggy showdown

Cardboard Boat Race pits teams in a soggy showdown

It was a fun day on — and, for some participants, in — the water at the second annual Cardboard Boat Race at Hernando Beach on Saturday. About a dozen crews fashioned unique vessels out of cardboard, with varying degrees of success. Cre...
Published: 09/28/14

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