Local News in Mascotte, Florida

Arresting developments in Mascotte police firing
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:00:20 -0700

Mascotte police Sgt. David Grice could have sworn he'd been fired two months ago.

Mascotte council needs to clean up mess involving 'fired' police sergeant
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:58:43 -0700

Mascotte had a chance earlier this week to act honorably by one of its police officers and failed, instead setting the stage for a second lawsuit destined to make the city look foolish — and cost some considerable cash.

Lake killer Robert Hendrix scheduled to be executed
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:58:03 -0700

Robert E. Hendrix is scheduled to be executed today for the slaying of a Sorrento couple, leaving nine other prisoners from cases involving Lake crimes remaining on Florida's death row.

2 Fantasy 5 players win $102,993 jackpot
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:05:54 -0700

Two "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $102,993 each, the Florida Lottery said Monday.

The death of Teresa McAbee
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:45:38 -0700

The killing of Teresa McAbee

Hillsborough real estate transactions for April 6
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:04:28 -0700

APOLLO BEACH 7005 Covington Stone Ave., to Stephen J. Anderson & Brooke L. Anderson by Homes By West Bay LLC, $377,100, 02-14-2014.

Florida death-row saga like 'Twilight Zone'
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:21:05 -0700

The strange saga of James Duckett, the former Mascotte police officer convicted in 1988 of 11-year-old Teresa McAbee's murder, makes an unusually compelling hour on "Death Row Stories."

Lake County Police Log: Calls include trespassing, shoplifting, assault
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:28:33 -0700

Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section.        

'Walking Dead' finale; 'Good Wife' anger; Piers Morgan farewell
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:53:20 -0700

The weekend highlights include major developments on top dramas.