Judge Jeanine Pirro delivered an impassioned monolog on her Fox News Channel program, "Justice with Judge Jeanine," Saturday night, Jan. 5, 2013. Her remarks were directed to the Gannett ownedJournal News in White Plains, New York, the newspaper that published a list of legal gun owners and their addresses.
Statistics released today in the FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report indicate that the number of violent crimes reported in the first six months of 2012 increased 1.9 percent when compared with figures from the first six months of 2011. The number of property crimes increased 1.5 percent for the same time frame.
You would think finding a good burger would be an easy task. After all, in its most simplest form a burger is just a ground beef patty placed between two pieces of bread. So, why is it such a challenge to find that elusive "good" burger? I know not! But I'll try.
The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force (FRFTF) captured fugitive Bryon Killins, 19, yesterday evening in southeast Ocala. Killins was wanted by the Orlando Police Department for (1) first-degree murder, principle in the first, (2) first-degree murder, accessory after the fact, and (3) tampering with physical evidence. Killins’ charges stemmed from a shooting on December 28th, 2012 in an apartment complex near the Mall at Millenia in Orlando.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies tracked down and arrested home invasion suspects within an hour of the early morning crime. The 80 year-old victim recognized the voice of Jason Lain, age 31 of Ocala, who had done odd jobs around her house.
Scientists have discovered a gene that interferes with the clearance of hepatitis C virus infection. They also identified an inherited variant within this gene, Interferon Lambda 4 (IFNL4), that predicts how people respond to treatment for hepatitis C infection. The results of this study, by investigators at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the NIH, and their collaborators at NIH and other institutions, were published online in Nature Genetics on Jan. 6, 2013.
Anne Kelly, RN, a healthcare student in the Regis University Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) and a regional director with Acadia Healthcare in Florida, was selected for the 2012 Award for Excellence in Leadership - Generalist by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF-Lake County, funded by Lake County and residing in Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers, will be offering in January an opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn how to start a business at a free seminar entitled, “Startup Basics.”
NASA-funded researchers analyzing a small meteorite that may be the first discovered from the Martian surface or crust have found it contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites from unknown origins.
U.S. employers added an anemic 155,000 jobs in December and the November rate was revised upwards to 7.8% from 7.7%. The President continues to fail on his promise to be the "Jobs President." Heading into his second term there is no sign that conditions will get any better as the President plays partisan politics with taxes and the economy.
Beginning January 2, 2013, Lake County residents may pay $15 to safely dispose of biohazardous medical waste, such as syringes with attached needles and disposable lancets, at the Umatilla Health Center located at 249 East Collin Street in Umatilla between 11 AM – 1 PM, Monday through Friday. Residents will receive a new replacement sharps disposal container.
For nearly a week after the holiday season, it can be hard to move; from the couch, that is. Not only is this time of year physically and emotionally exhausting (shopping, anyone?), it is also trying on our digestive systems. The family atmosphere combined with festivities always involves some of the richest foods of the season make it easy to stray from the routine, healthy path many of us had been following – and are now having a hard time getting back into. Fortunately, there’s a one-step plan of action (well, inaction) to recovering from the holidays.
Lieutenant Rhonda Steplight-Jones submitted her official resignation letter to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office today. The resignation follows an internal investigation regarding criminal charges against Lt. Jones for harassing phone calls.
The State Department released a statement regarding Vladimir Putin's signing into law the "Yakolev Act" which prohibits American family's from adopting Russian children. In recent years the hostility of Russia towards the United States has increased dramatically.
Waste Services, Inc. (WSI), one of two Lake County contracted haulers that provide curbside trash and recycling services, announced recently that it is changing its name to Progressive Waste Solutions, Ltd.