Friday, Jan 30, 2015

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Defense expert says Doty died acccidentally

Defense expert says Doty died acccidentally

BARTOW — A defense expert witness said Friday that Aaron Doty died accidentally, although one of the defendants accused of murdering Doty said that he punched Doty in the head and agreed that his body should be burned.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Highlands Arts League is Sebring’s business of the year

Highlands Arts League is Sebring’s business of the year

SEBRING — The surprise at Thursday’s Sebring Chamber of Commerce banquet was that the Business of the Year wasn’t a business.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Sebring man charged with battery

SEBRING — After a Highlands County sheriff’s deputy investigated the case of a missing 16-year-old boy, he returned home and reported he had met a 39-year-old Sebring man for sex at a local hotel.
Updated: 4 hours ago

LP man allegedly stole 3,225 gallons of gas

DATELINE — A Lake Placid man has been accused of burglary and stealing between $10,000 and $20,000 worth of gasoline and other items from Happiness Farms on CR 621.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Defendant denies he intended to kill Aaron Doty

Defendant denies he intended to kill Aaron Doty

BARTOW — Kenneth Felipe testified Thursday that he punched Aaron Doty in the head and agreed hours later that Doty’s body should be burned but maintained that he never intended to kill Doty.
Updated: 8 hours ago
The return of the eagle

The return of the eagle

SEBRING — In the 1990s, Dr. Joan Morrison rarely saw a bald eagle in Highlands County.
Published: 01/30/15
Rooney to chair emerging threats subcommittee

Rooney to chair emerging threats subcommittee

SEBRING – U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, was named on Wednesday as chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s Subcommittee on Emerging Threats.
Published: 01/30/15
Sports bars prep for the big game

Sports bars prep for the big game

SEBRING — Before the kickoff between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, game-day parties will be in full swing at local sports bars, which are gearing up to serve thousands of wings and plenty of drinks....
Published: 01/30/15

LP Police search for burglars

LAKE PLACID — Police detectives are investigating four burglaries that happened between Saturday afternoon and Tuesday evening.
Published: 01/29/15
Places to Go

Places to Go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 01/30/15

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