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Hernando News

Spring Hill woman, 62, wins $746,000 in lottery scratch-off game

A Hernando County woman has agreed to receive a one-time, lump-sum payment of more than $746,000 after purchasing a ticket worth $1 million in the Florida Lottery’s Florida Cash scratch-off game.
Published: 08/20/15
Brooksville bank robber arrested at treatment center

Brooksville bank robber arrested at treatment center

A man who robbed a Brooksville bank this morning was captured about 45 minutes later, Hernando deputies said.
Published: 08/17/15

Sunday storms close several Hernando County roads

Heavy thunderstorms that moved through the Tampa Bay region on Sunday night closed several roads in Hernando County on Sunday night.
Published: 08/17/15
Deputies: Brooksville man fatally beat father’s dachshund

Deputies: Brooksville man fatally beat father’s dachshund

A Brooksville man faces a charge of animal cruelty after Hernando County deputies say he beat his father’s pet dachshund to death with a flashlight on Thursday night.
Published: 08/14/15
Updated: 08/15/15
Overturned beer truck slows I-75 traffic in Hernando

Overturned beer truck slows I-75 traffic in Hernando

Hernando County motorists dealt with a sticky situation that tied up traffic on southbound Interstate-75 this morning.
Updated one month ago
Pilot seriously injured in plane crash at Brooksville airport

Pilot seriously injured in plane crash at Brooksville airport

A 63-year-old pilot was seriously injured today in an experimental plane crash in a wooded area at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.
Updated one month ago
Second crash for Brooksville man near Hernando jail causes gas leak

Second crash for Brooksville man near Hernando jail causes gas leak

BROOKSVILLE — Gas service to the Hernando County Detention Facility was disrupted Sunday by a motor vehicle crash near the jail’s entrance, authorities said.
Updated one month ago
Plan would limit swimming with manatees at Crystal River refuge

Plan would limit swimming with manatees at Crystal River refuge

Federal wildlife officials are seeking public comment for plans to limit swimming among manatees at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge.
Updated one month ago
Life sentence recommended for Brooksville man who killed 80-year-old woman

Life sentence recommended for Brooksville man who killed 80-year-old woman

A jury has recommended life in prison for a Brooksville man who fatally stabbed an 80-year-old retired teacher and former employee of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.
Updated one month ago
Fund set up to help children of 5 killed in Hernando crash

Fund set up to help children of 5 killed in Hernando crash

A fund to help support the children of the five men who died in a fiery crash north of Brooksville on Monday has been set up by the victims’ employer.
Updated one month ago