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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known moons.

During the early-morning hours of Saturday, April 12, detectives with the Lake County sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau concluded a three-day operation targeting those involved in crimes related to prostitution.

Every successful sports team has a “go-to” player, someone who can be counted on to perform and deliver whatever is needed in specific situations.

As a small business owner, you want your firm to be a “go-to” resource for your customers, the place they’ll turn to whenever they need a certain product or service, regardless of other options that may be available.

Are you nearing retirement and exploring new opportunities? Or, are you wondering how you will generate income once you retire? A growing number of individuals over the age of 50+, or "encore entrepreneurs", are turning to small business ownership.

The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE are teaming up to host National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50. As a resource partner of the SBA, SCORE is presenting a series of workshops which help entrepreneurs test their new business idea and get started on the right path.

James Bare III, 37, of Belleview, was  killed while walking south in the middle of the railroad tracks in Belleview this morning.  The incident occurred at about 11 AM Monday morning. The CSX train was traveling north when it  struck Mr. Bare. Bare had no pulse by the time EMT's  arrived.

Lake County Animal Services is seeking help in locating the owner of a dog who was found afloat and saved by good Samaritans on the St. Johns River over the weekend.

Celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree that could serve as a future home to baby Florida Scrub-jays from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25 at Lake Thomas Cove Park, 3020 Thomas Cove Drive, Groveland.

The Lake County Public Safety Department’s Fire Rescue Division has begun a new tradition that is steeped in history, dedicating three new fire trucks in ceremonious fashion.

The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is hosting the 25th Annual Baby Fair: “An Event for First Time Parents” on Tuesday, April 29 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares and Wednesday, May 7 at the Leesburg Community Center, 109 E. Dixie Ave. in Leesburg.

The conservative voice of America's senior citizens "has just gotten a little louder," according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), and Michael Young, founder of Generation America, who issued a joint announcement today on the combining of the two powerful senior advocacy organizations.

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners approved an agreement on April 8 that would allow The Florida Region of USA Volleyball to begin construction on the Hickory Point Beach sand volleyball complex, set to open the weekend of July 4.

To celebrate his Bar Mitzvah, 13-year-old Jacob Hornstein did something selfless, raising $700 for Lake County Animal Services.

“I love animals,” said Jacob. “I just decided they would be a lot better off with more money and more hope.

The Villages Charter Middle School student, who also attends Congregation Beth Shalom Hebrew School in Leesburg, sent cards to his guests asking for donations rather than presents. In the end, the Lady Lake 7th grader even took some of the money given to him as gifts and gave it back to the shelter.

The Internet Crime Complaint Center continues to receive reports of telephone scams involving calls that claim their “relative” is in a legal or financial crisis. These complaints are sometimes referred to as the “Grandparent Scam.” Scammers use scenarios that include claims of a relative being arrested or in a car accident in another country. Scammers often pose as the relative, create a sense of urgency and make a desperate plea for money to victims. It is not unusual for scammers to beg victims not to tell other family members about the situation.

Bill Cosby... Michael Jordan... Brad Pitt... President Clinton... Martin Sheen... Neil Diamond... Denzel Washington…

What do all of these people, and millions more throughout America, have in common? They are all alumni of Boys & Girls Clubs. While many Club alumni have achieved particular distinction in fields such as entertainment, business, politics and sports, the average alumnus is not famous. Most have achieved success by getting an education, raising a family, serving their country, pursuing a career or supporting the community.

Detectives with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office have arrested South Lake High School teacher Michael Ryan on a warrant for charges of Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor. The 45-year-old  was arrested and transported to the Lake County Detention Center.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office traffic unit is currently participating in Work Zone Safety Week in the area of the road construction in Fruitland Park on Hwy 27 and Spring Lake Rd. Deputies urge motorists to use caution when traveling through work zones, someone's life may depend on it.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a missing persons report of a pilot who was last seen leaving from the Dunnellon airport. The airport manager reported that the pilot, Theodore Weiss, departed on Saturday, April 5, and never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash of a single engine aircraft in the area of 1770 SE 140th Street in Summerfield, Florida where both the pilot and passenger were killed.

Lake County sheriff’s Cyber Crimes detectives have added additional charges of child pornography to a Tavares man who was arrested last summer. The investigation initially began in November 2012, which resulted in the defendant, 34-year-old Jason Martin, being charged with three counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of distribution of child pornography.

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