A Lake County resident is still waiting for unemployment benefits after applying for assistance through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 14 weeks ago.
A nature center in Lake County was destroyed by vandals, authorities say. Items were ransacked and damaged, and the center's executive director says the cost for repairs could be up to $8,000.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own deputies. Over 100 inmates and 19 staff members at the Lake County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19.
The pressure is mounting for an arrest after an inmate died following a use of force incident at Lake Correctional Institution.
A Central Florida inmate died inside a Lake County correctional facility following a use of force incident. The identity of the inmate has not been released.
The jail said that 85 inmates and six employees are confirmed to have the virus. The identity of the other positive cases has not yet been confirmed.
Lake County residents have spoken out against the Confederate statue for years and many of them attended Tuesday’s meeting.
George Floyd's death struck a chord with law enforcement officers around the country. In Central Florida, one agency is stepping up training to help officers to be more aware and sensitive.
Some Lake County residents are protesting plans to relocate the statue of Confederate General Kirby Smith to a local museum.
Protesters gathered at Clermont City Hall early Wednesday evening, listening to speakers during what was a peaceful assembly.
Protesters in Lake County gathered at the Clermont City Hall early Wednesday evening, ahead of a 10 p.m. countywide curfew. The demonstrations have been peaceful, according to authorities.
One Florida Representative is warning protesters that if they come near Lake County, an AR-15 will be a very common sight.
Deputies with the Lake County Sheriff's Office are investigating a murder-suicide in Fruitland Park.
With classrooms closed and graduations on hold, some are getting creative to celebrate the milestone. Renninger's Flea Market in Mount Dora is holding a "drive-in" ceremony for graduating seniors in its massive parking lot.
Fighter Pilot Captain Jeremy French talks about what it was like to fly over nine sites in Orange and Lake counties on Wednesday as a.salute in the sky for frontline healthcare workers
The transfer of a Confederate statue to the Lake County Historical Museum has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic just as a group has filed a lawsuit to stop the arrival of the monument to Gen. Kirby Smith.
Tavares police officers say a man shot and killed his own father in a domestic dispute.
Some malls have reopened as part of the first phase of emerging from the stay-at-home order while others are delaying opening until Mother's Day.
Entrepreneur Timothy Totten, of Eustis, runs a business that makes "Hometown Heroes" banners for military members. He wants to use that idea to honor Lake County's Class of 2020.
A business owner in Eustis has come up with a way to honor Lake County's Class of 2020, with special banners.