Cynthia Lee Watson, 65, had recently married in January 2019. She and her husband, Tony Watson, lived in Venus with their two Shih Tzus and some chickens and goats. She enjoyed animals, making her own jewelry and going to auctions and flea markets.
From left: Helene Washington, Ralph Risch and Helen Obenchain participated in the Christmas Bird Count in Lake Placid. Washington and Risch, husband and wife, traveled from DeLand to help with the 2018 event. Approximately 30 people volunteered in the local bird count.
SEBRING —Adults and children gathered in Circle Park in Downtown Sebring patiently awaiting for the start of the Christmas holiday season. At 6 p.m. the countdown started: "5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – Merry Christmas!"
SEBRING — Pets don't care about the price or keeping up with the Jones when it comes to gifts, they are just happy you care about them year round and they get a little something special at Christmas.
HONG KONG — Thousands of people took to Hong Kong’s streets Sunday in a new wave of pro-democracy protests, but police fired tear gas after some demonstrators hurled bricks and smoke bombs, breaking a rare pause in violence that has persisted during the six-month-long movement.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, even though those who brought the case, New York City gun owners, already have won changes to the regulation they challenged.
LONDON — Usman Khan was convicted on terrorism charges but let out of prison early. He attended a “Learning Together” conference for ex-offenders, and used the event to launch a bloody attack, stabbing two people to death and wounding three others.
NEW YORK — A deadly winter storm that has tormenting travelers across the U.S. since before Thanksgiving moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice as people made their way home after the holiday weekend.
WASHINGTON — The House impeachment inquiry enters a pivotal stage this week, with investigators planning a vote Tuesday to approve their report making the case for President Donald Trump’s removal from office as he decides whether to mount a defense before a likely Senate trial.
MEXICO CITY — Mexican security forces fought an hour-long gun gunbattle Saturday with suspected cartel gunmen in Villa Union, a town in Coahuila state about an hour’s drive southwest of Eagle Pass, Texas, leaving at least 21 people dead, officials said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police are investigating a mass shooting that wounded 10 people early Sunday near the city’s famed French Quarter.
NEW YORK — A blocked sewer main flooded basements Saturday with brown filth and left residents in the neighborhood near New York City’s Kennedy Airport feeling sickened by the stench.
SEBRING — The Brevard and Palm Beach County school districts have joined other U.S. school districts in a national lawsuit against the Juul electronic cigarette company.
PAHOKEE — For residents of the Glades, a string of poor, predominantly African American rural towns dotting the southern shore of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee, the beginning of the annual sugar cane harvest in October means the arrival of “black snow.”
Thanksgiving has come and gone. The leftovers are in the fridge and the focus now turns to Christmas. Stores filled their Black Friday ads with deals to get shoppers in the door and opening their wallets. But the deals don’t stop on Friday. For the next few weeks, stores will be running sale…
TIRANA, Albania — The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister said Saturday, with the death toll at 51 and no more bodies believed to be in the ruins.