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.
POLL: GOP Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg matches up favorably against incumbent Democrat Stephanie Murphy for Congressional seat in 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A poll conducted by Gravis Marketing of Florida’s 7th Congressional district where incumbent Democrat Stephanie Murphy was re-elected by 15.4 points in 2018, shows “Stephanie Murphy will be hard to beat because of her financial advantage as an incumbent, but if anyone is going to defeat her it will be Joel Greenberg.”
SANFORD, Fla. -- A Sanford cop has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of a criminal and administrative Investigation into his Bew Year's arrest by Lake Mary police who charged him with drivbing under the influence and causing property damage.
Sanford Cops: Daytona Beach man arrested on charges of arranging via the internet to meet two girls, 9 &11, for sex
SANFORD, Fla. -- Sanford police Investigators were notified through the Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force that a possible suspect, later identified as 19-year-old Harris M. Carvel, expressed interest in traveling to Sanford from Daytona Beach for the sole purpose of engaging in sexual intercourse with with two girls, ages 9 and 11, Sanford cops said in announcing his arrest on Wednesday.
SANFORD, Fla. -- Sera King is the now associate publisher of Headline Surfer, having previously served as the multimedia editor of the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet since its inception in April 2008.