Suicidal subject in custody after 7-hour standoff

an armed man who was threatening suicide and refusing to get out of his vehicle was apprehended by the CCSO after a standoff with Citrus County deputies.
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U.S. 19 Homosassa closings for week of Sept. 23

Scheduled closings announced for construction along U.S. 19 in Homosassa.
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Earn a high school diploma through your library

Individuals 19 years of age or older seeking to earn a high school diploma are encouraged to take advantage of Career Online High School, a program offered through the Citrus County Library System.
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Dems seize on new, uncorroborated charges in bid to derail Kavanaugh SCOTUS nomination

The claim by Debbie Ramirez that the federal judge sexually harassed her during a Yale University party is the latest to rock the confirmation process. It was published by The New Yorker, despite the fact that none of the people Ramirez said could back her story did so.

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Fiery hit-and-run crash causes $800G in damage, police say

An intense structure fire ignited by a weekend hit-and-run crash in Tampa caused hundreds of thousand dollars in damage, officials said.

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MON 09/24
LOW 72 F 20% Precip. / 0.00 in
Partly Cloudy. Low 72F. Winds light and variable.
TUE 09/25
HIGH 90 | 71 F
80% Precip. / 0.17 in
PM Thunderstorms. High around 90F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Bill Cosby to be sentenced for sexual assault, could face 30 years in prison

Bill Cosby was found guilty of sexual assault in April after a jury heard allegations from Andrea Constand. Now, the 81-year-old comedian is about to be sentenced for his crimes, which could see him on probation, house arrest or thrown in prison.

Lawsuit: Teacher used grades to coerce student into sex

A South Carolina math teacher is accused of lowering a student's grade because he stopped having sex with her.