Highlands CountyStay current with all the latest and breaking news from Highlands County, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 528 stories have been published about Highlands County which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.
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Black Lives Matter · Highlands County
Colorado officials plead not guilty in Elijah McClain case
A group of police officers and paramedics have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the role they are accused of playing in the death of a 23-year-old Black man who was forcibly restrained and injected with a powerful sedative called ketamine. The five entered their pleas Friday. They were indicted by a state grand jury on manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and other charges in 2021. Two years earlier, Elijah McClain died after b…See the Story
57% Left coverage: 7 sources
Sebring · Sebring
Xaver lawyer: Need 11 more months to trial
SEBRING — The lawyer representing SunTrust Bank shooter Zephen Xaver – once again citing personal reasons – told a judge Tuesday that she won’t be ready for trial for 11 more months.See the Story
Avon Park · Avon Park
SFSC graduates fire science and Emergency Medical Services students
AVON PARK — South Florida State College graduated a class of eight students from its fire science program, 10 students from its paramedic program, and seven students from its Emergency Medical Technician program during an evening ceremony at the Alan…See the Story
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US & Canada · Sebring
Sebring bank massacre: Trial date set for Zephen Xaver after delay
Zephen Xaver was charged with five counts of premeditated murder. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. The trial was delayed last year because of staffing issues at the public defender's office. Xaver reportedly told responding officers, voices told me to do it.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Highlands County · Highlands County
Lake Country Cruisers coldest Car & Bike Show ever
It wasn’t “cool” the weekend of Jan. 14, it was cold! But that didn’t keep around 75 hardy souls from coming out for the Lake Country Cruisers Car & Bike Show at the Lake Placid American Legion. All of Florida…See the Story
Murder · Sebring
Jan. 6 defendant Ryan Nichols granted pretrial release
Ryan Nichols was ordered released by U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan. Hogan said he still considered Nichols a danger to the community. The judge rejected prosecutors' bid to have Nichols transferred to a facility in Lewisburg, Va., saying that facility has experienced similar issues with access to evidence.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 2 sources