BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two men drowned while on a diving expedition in a mazelike Florida cave system that extends deep below the surface, authorities said Thursday.
The Hernando County Sheriff's Office said three teenagers saw the two divers go into the Buford Springs Cave on Wednesday, but one surfaced and was floating unresponsively.
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A motorist collided with a sheriff's office van transporting inmates along Interstate 75 early Tuesday, injuring several people, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
NORTON COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — A Florida man died when he crashed his truck while fleeing from police in northwest Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said a trooper tried to stop the 29-year-old man for erratic driving shortly after 10:30 a.m.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former mayor of a small Florida city was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for making child pornography.
Kevin Hohn, 66, was sentenced in Tampa federal court, according to court records.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Moore, the former president of the National Association Professional Baseball Leagues, died Thursday affer a lengthy illness. He was 80.
Moore died at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida, Major League Baseball said.
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Department of Transportation road ranger who was setting up a detour following a crash on Interstate 75 early Thursday was hit by an inattentive driver who went around traffic cones, troopers said.
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A small town in Florida accidentally sold its water tower in a blundered real estate transaction.
A businessman purchased a municipal building underneath the city of Brooksville's water tower last April for $55,000 with the goal of converting it into a gym.
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of dragging the body of a pedestrian that he struck with his car, and then leaving most of the body behind a bait shop, the Florida Highway Patrol said.