DELAND, Fla. -- An 87-year-old man injured earlier this month during a home invasion of his home near DeLand by a lone burglar that left him clinging to life with multiple fractures to his face and head died today, a spokesman for Sheriff Ben Johnson said.
SANFORD, Fla. -- Dennis Lemma was appointed Sheriff-Elect of Seminole County on June 24, when he stood alone in submitting qualifying papers by noon of that Friday Friday's deadline to run in the 2016 elections.
An earlier opponent dropped out and when all was said and done, Lemma had no opposition.
Headline Surfer poll: 50-50 split on 2nd-degree murder charge for George Zimmerman in gunshot slaying of Trayvon Martin
SANFORD -- Respondents to an InstaPoll on Headline Surfer are in a virtual deadlock as to whether the charge of second-degree murder for Trayvon Martin is appropriate. The poll was created 8:59 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, asking: Do you agree with the 2nd degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin's death?
To the first choice: Yes, he committed a crime and must be held accountable, 401 or 50% chose that choice.
In the second choice, No, he was standing his ground and his actions were lawful, 399 or 50% chose that choice.
The Headline Surfer Install Poll was created 8:59 p.m., Wednesday, April 11. It will be closed once the 1,000th vote has been cast.
PORT ORANGE, Fla -- Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, will share his passion for astronomy in a hands-on program titled “Astronomy for Everyone” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Port Orange
Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.
MAITLAND, Fla -- Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma and others in a video tribute today remembered Deputy Sheriff Matt Miller, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Maitland Boulevard at the intersection with Gateway Drive, while attempting to make a traffic stop.
Seminole County Sheriff's Office: 1 dead, 1 injured after weekend gunfire outside Sanford city limits
SANFORD, Fla. -- One man was pronounced dead on arrival and another critically wounded from gunfire late Friday after deputies responded to the 3300 block of Sanford Avenue in unincorporated Seminole County after several 9-1-1 calls of shots fired.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Never in his worst nightmare did Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett ever dream he'd make national headlines of his own 3 1/2 years after a jury in Seminole County acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.