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Leesburg man jailed after fight with woman and her son

A 39-year-old Leesburg man is accused of grabbing his wife’s face and punching her adult son in the face during a fracas in a vehicle in Howey in the Hills.

12 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida sees significant spike in new cases

Twelve more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida continued to see a post-spring break increase in new cases of the potentially deadly virus.

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One more local COVID-19 fatality as Florida tops 2.1 million cases of deadly virus

One more local resident has succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 2.1 million cumulative cases of the virus and reported an increase Thursday of more than 7,900 new cases.

Leesburg woman caught with drugs with children in vehicle

A Leesburg woman was arrested on drug charges in Eustis on Sunday night with her two children in the back seat of her vehicle.

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7 more local COVID-19 deaths as state’s positivity rate climbs after spring break

Seven more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as new cases of the virus continued to be reported Wednesday across Florida and the positivity rate increased – possibly because of the recent influx of spring breakers.

Duo jailed after running shoes and earrings stolen from Villages Belk store

A Leesburg man and a Vermont woman were arrested recently after being accused of ripping off merchandise at a popular Villages department store.

Florida among five states with nearly half of all new COVID-19 cases

A new study showed that Florida is among five states that comprise an overwhelming percentage of the nation’s new Coronavirus cases.

Passerby reports brutal domestic battery incident in Leesburg

A 41-year-old Leesburg man was arrested on domestic abuse charges for the second time in less than a year after a passerby reported hearing and seeing him battering a woman through an open window.

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Leesburg man jailed after fight with woman and her son

A 39-year-old Leesburg man is accused of grabbing his wife’s face and punching her adult son in the face during a fracas in a vehicle in Howey in the Hills.

Leesburg woman caught with drugs with children in vehicle

A Leesburg woman was arrested on drug charges in Eustis on Sunday night with her two children in the back seat of her vehicle.

Bicycle-towing Leesburg man tased and arrested in parking lot

A Leesburg man with a history of drug arrests is back in the Lake County Jail after putting up a fight and being tased in a gas station parking lot.

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Leesburg man charged with distributing narcotics after caught speeding in Umatilla

A seat belt-less Leesburg man was jailed on drug charges recently after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy spotted him traveling at 55 mph in a 45-mph speed zone.

12% of federal prison COVID-19 cases reported at Coleman facility

Twelve percent of the COVID-19 cases reported in federal prisons across the United States are at the massive facility in Coleman, which has housed such notable inmates as James “Whitey” Bulger and Somalia pirate Gabul Abdullah Ali, among others.

Leesburg man charged with trying to run down deputy

A Leesburg man with a history of fleeing during traffic stops is accused of trying to run down a Lake County sheriff’s deputy who had him pulled over outside his apartment recently.

12% of federal prison COVID-19 cases reported at Coleman facility

Twelve percent of the COVID-19 cases reported in federal prisons across the United States are at the massive facility in Coleman, which has housed such notable inmates as James “Whitey” Bulger and Somalia pirate Gabul Abdullah Ali, among others.