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Leesburg woman’s call to ‘baby daddy’ leads to her arrest

A Leesburg woman’s call to her “baby daddy” ignited a fight with her current boyfriend resulting in her arrest.
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LSSC’s Leesburg Campus public walking path to close for improvements

The walking path around the LSSC Athletics Complex and near Silver Lake on the Lake-Sumter State College Leesburg Campus will be closed temporarily for repaving. We've got the important dates.
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Lake County government offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday  

All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, as well as the Lake County Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and the Tax Collector will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Handyman charged with stealing Leesburg woman’s diamond ring

A handyman renovating a Leesburg woman’s bathroom was arrested after the woman’s $9,000 diamond ring and other jewelry went missing.

Lifestream staffer jailed in alleged attack on patient with brain injury who ran naked...

A Lifestream Behavioral Center staffer has been jailed in an alleged attack on a patient with a brain injury who ran naked in the facility in Leesburg.
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Lake County Veterans Services Office to move locations  

The Lake County Veterans Services Office is moving to a new location.
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Man charged with neglect after elderly Leesburg woman rescued from filthy house

A man was charged with neglect after an elderly Leesburg woman was rescued from a filthy house.

Fleeing driver surrenders after he can’t find way off island

A wanted Leesburg man who tried to outrun law enforcement was captured when he couldn’t find his way off an island.

BMW driver allegedly attacks romantic rival in Leesburg

A woman driving a red BMW was arrested after allegedly attacking a woman with a hammer.
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Fruitland Park woman busted after fleeing Leesburg crash

A Fruitland Park woman was arrested Saturday morning after fleeing the scene of an accident at the intersection Citrus Blvd and Tally Road in Leesburg.