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Sinkhole opens up in Villages neighborhood
<p> Sumter County officials confirmed a sinkhole opened up between two homes in a Villages neighborhood Saturday morning.</p><p> Engineers, geologists and firefighters said they'll remain there to monitor the sinkhole through Sunday morning.</p><p> "We'll be working around the clock tonight to get it fixed," said Rick Kay, project manager with Helicon Sinkhole Repair. </p><p> As many as five cement trucks at a time lined Chalmer Terrace all day Saturday. Firefighters were called to a home on that street just before 9:00 a.m. to check out reports of a sink hole. </p><p> Kay said the hole, which opened up between two houses, is about 25 feet wide and 50 feet deep. The owners of one of those homes called his company out a couple weeks ago after noticing a depression in their yard.</p><p> "We were in the process of repairing a sinkhole at the house and with the heavy rains that passed through a couple night ago, it reactivated," said Geologist Drew Glasbrenner. </p><p> Crews continue pouring grout into the hole to try and keep it from expanding, but late Saturday night officials said they were concerned it was getting bigger and moving towards the road. </p><p> Both homes are unoccupied. Kay told Local 6 the owners of one home are in Alabama and the other is a rental property. He said the tenants were already scheduled to move out Saturday.</p><p> Dozens of people who live in the neighborhood stood outside and said they're keeping a close eye on the situation. </p><p> "I think it's terrible, I do. I think it's terrible. But this is The Villages and we take care of each other," said resident, Linda Wiernasc.</p><p> Stay with Local 6 and Clickorlando.com for more on this story.</p>

Man shot, killed in Ormond Beach
<p> One person is dead after an early-morning shooting in Ormond Beach.</p><p> Volusia County Sheriff's deputies responded to a shooting call just before 3:00 a.m Sunday at a home on Seabreeze Drive.</p><p> When they arrived they found an adult male had been shot and killed.</p><p> A suspect is in custody and is being questioned by investigators.&#160; The victim's and suspect's names have not been released.</p>

Man drowns in rough surf in Cocoa Beach
<p> Cocoa Beach police said a man was found floating in the surf Saturday morning, unconscious.</p><p> Police said the 51-year-old man, later identified as Michael Markwell of Tennessee, was found floating in the surf around 10:26 a.m. at the beach end of Young Avenue.</p><p> Police said they, along with Cocoa Beach Fire Rescue responded and performed CPR on Markwell.</p><p> Police said Markwell was taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital where he was pronounced dead.</p><p> Police said the death was not suspicious.</p><p> Beach Patrol officials are warning swimmers about the rough surf and rip current conditions because of recent storms.</p><p> Stay with Local 6 for more on this story.</p>

Hoax devices evacuates Lowe's store
<p> Leesburg police said around 9:45 a.m. they were called to the Lowe's Home Improvement store at&#160; 9540 U.S. Highway 441 about a suspicious male subject located near the outside of the lumber department entrance.&#160;</p><p> Police said they made contact was made with the man who was later identified as 56-year-old James Edward Hilliard.</p><p> Police said Hilliard was located sitting on the curb just outside the entry doors leading into the lumber entrance and he was applying duct tape to what appeared to be a "Molotov Cocktail."</p><p> Police said the device was described as an item in the shape of a bottle, wrapped with gray tape, and having with what appeared to be a paper fuse coming out from one end.&#160;</p><p> Police said due the suspicious nature of the device and for the safety of customers of the business, it was removed Hilliard`s possession.&#160; When questioned by officers about the contents of the bottles he stated that there was an accelerant to send a rocket to outer space.</p><p> During the initial search of Hilliard, a straight edge razor that was observed to be opened and in the locked position in the middle of his waist band and police said he made a threatening statement towards them.</p><p> As the investigation continued, a second suspicious item was discovered sitting next to the left rear tire of the Hilliard&#8217;s vehicle, police said.</p><p> Police said&#160; Hilliard said that the second suspicious item also contained a propellant inside and an electronic device for ignition.&#160; \</p><p> Hilliard said the device was safe to be opened and offered to open it up for police.</p><p> He advised the suspicious item was not going to blow up, was safe to be opened, and offered to uncover it.</p><p> Police said the devices were secured by Lake County deputies and the store was</p><p> Police said a two more containers were found inside of Hillard's car.</p><p> The deviceswere later removed to a safe location and rendered safe by a remote controlled robot.&#160; After being rendered safe, the suspicious items were determined to not be bombs, with no explosives or dangerous chemicals, police said.</p><p> The Store was searched by an explosive detection K-9 team and other officers and was determined to be safe.&#160; The store reopened shortly after 2:00 pm, police said.</p><p> Hilliard is being charged with multiple crimes in connection with this case.&#160; He will be transported and booked into the Lake County Jail shortly.</p><p> &#160;</p>


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World News Update, What You Need To Know
WORLD News Update, what you need to know

Andy Coulson39s 39do His Phone39 Email Shown To Jury In Phonehacking Trial
Former News of the World editor allegedly sent instruction to paper39s news editor in relation to a story about Calum Best The jury in the phone hacking trial have been shown an email from former News of the World editor Andy Coulson in which he allegedly instructed quotDo his phonequot in relation to a story of claiming Calum Best was to become a father. The Old Bailey heard on Thursday that the email

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World News: Easter 39Miracle39 Korean Ferry Sub Search Ukraine News
Pope to celebrate Easter Mass Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to late Pope John Paul II 13 bodies retrieved from inside Korean ferry Sub search for missing jet to be finished in a week Time not on side of Russia Ukraine detente deal Putin: no blocks to boosting relations with West Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt updates

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Andy Coulson, the former media chief to British Prime Minister David Cameron, told a London court yesterday he had listened to a recording of hacked voicemail messages left by the then interior minister in 2004. Coulson, who was editing Rupert Murdoch39s now defunct News of the World tabloid at the time, is on trial for conspiring to hack into

ABCs World News Tonight Beats NBC Nightly News In News Demo, With Mad Men Pitching In
ABC World News With Diane Sawyer ranked as the No. 1 evening newscast in the news demo for the week of April 7 its first weekly demo win this season. Sawyer beat NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams by 12,000 Adults 25 54 1.882 million vs. 1.870 million. It was ABC evening newscasts first demo win since the week of July 22, 2013. Last July one year after ABCs Good Morning America snapped


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Reuters Sports Schedule At 1400 GMT On Sunday, April 20
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Sunday: SOCCER Premier League Hull City v Arsenal 1305 Everton v Manchester United 1510 Liverpool go five clear in Premier League title race LONDON Liverpool took a giant step towards their first title in 24 years with a 3 2 win at a plucky Norwich City on Sunday, opening up a five point lead over second placed Chelsea with three matches

Reuters Sports Schedule At 1400 GMT On Saturday, April 19
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Saturday: SOCCER Premier League 1400 unless stated Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham 1145 Aston Villa v Southampton Cardiff City v Stoke City Newcastle United v Swansea City West Ham United v Crystal Palace Chelsea v Sunderland 1730 Chelsea host Sunderland aiming to keep pressure on Liverpool LONDON Second placed Chelsea seek to keep the pressure

Reuters Sports Schedule At 1400 GMT On Friday, April 18
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday: MOTOR RACING Chinese Formula One Grand Prix to 20 Hamilton leads second practice in China SHANGHAI Lewis Hamilton overcame problems with his car39s handling to return Mercedes to the top of the timesheets in the second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday.

Reuters Sports Schedule At 1400 GMT On Thursday, April 17
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Thursday: SOCCER Premier League Suarez primed to torment Norwich again LONDON It would be a brave gambler who wagered against Luis Suarez becoming the first Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a Premier League season when the leaders head to struggling Norwich City on Sunday.

Yahoo Sports Is Seeking Contractors To Assist With World Cup
Yahoo Sports is seeking contractors to assist with World Cup 2014 coverage Were looking for a tech savvy, creative and organized curator/programmer/editor to help showcase the World Cup one of the worlds biggest sporting events on Yahoo Sports. The ideal candidate will have a background in online production and publishing, a knack for what works in social media and a passion for soccer is

Reuters Sports Schedule At 0600 GMT On Saturday, April 19
Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday: SOCCER Premier League 1400 unless stated Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham 1145 Aston Villa v Southampton Cardiff City v Stoke City Newcastle United v Swansea City West Ham United v Crystal Palace Chelsea v Sunderland 1730 Chelsea host Sunderland aiming to keep pressure on Liverpool LONDON Second placed Chelsea seek to keep the pressure

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