The Leesburg Bikefest is underway. It's the first time the event is being in April since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
A funnel cloud formation was spotted in Lake County near Clermont around 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Montverde Academy swim team was about to begin practice when they noticed a visitor, in the form of a 3-foot alligator. They contacted the Lake Couty Sheriff's Office and a deputy was able to relocate the little to nearby Lake Apopka.
Umatilla High School in Lake County is now offering a STEM program for students thanks to a generous donation.
A Jacksonville Jaguars football player was arrested, accused of leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase in Lake County.
Participants reportedly must bring identification and parents or legal guardians must accompany anyone younger than 18 who wants a vaccine.
The tiny town of Howey-In-The-Hills, with a population of around 1,500, attracts outsiders to its annual Christmas Festival each year. Good Day Orlando’s David Martin previews the event.
Irving Locker’s backyard turtle preserve is what you would call his happy place. Just off his backyard in The Villages, at any moment you can spot a handful of the reptiles moving about the expansive field. It was December of 1944, nearly 77 years ago. Locker had just survived D-Day months before, landing on Utah Beach with his gun battalion. To this day, he can recall the chaos of the wounded on the beach.
If you live in Clermont, you will soon have a new place for emergency care. AdventHealth announced the opening of a new ER there next year. The 19,000 Square foot facility has 24 patient rooms and two child-friendly rooms.
Central Florida plays host to three huge events this weekend. In Orlando, the Electric Daisy Carnival is expected to draw thousands to Tinker Field. Thousands more are enjoying music at the Welcome to Rockville festival at the Daytona International Speedway while Leesburg will welcome bikers to Bikefest 2021.
At 312 feet above sea level, Sugarloaf Mountain is one of the highest points on the geographic Florida Peninsula. The hill is in Lake County, near the town of Clermont. A resident who lives near Sugarloaf Mountain has set up a water station for cyclists and collects donations for military families.
On Thursday, the Lake County School Board approved a mask requirement for schools with higher transmission rates of COVID-19.
Officers reportedly also observed the home and its conditions, describing it as “deplorable” and with an overwhelming odor of garbage and rotting food.
The policy would require schools with the highest number of COVID-19 cases to require masks until cases drop. Parents can opt their children out though.
Lake County sheriff's deputies have released harrowing 911 calls from what they describe as a shootout on the St. Johns River.
Florida House Representative Anthony Sabatini is looking ahead toward Congress and the latest part of that plan is a gun giveaway for his supporters.
Central Florida was well represented in Thursday night's NBA Draft. One local high school churns out a number of draft picks, including the No.1 overall pick this year.
Leesburg Police are not releasing the names yet of the four people who were aboard a firefighting Black Hawk helicopter that crashed Tuesday near the Leesburg International Airport.
Investigators said four people were traveling in the helicopter. No survivors have been located and at least one death has been reported by Leesburg Fire Rescue.
A Eustis couple is demanding two school employees accused of dragging their son down a hallway be arrested. They met with the new police chief for over an hour.