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  • Man leads authorities on chase, bitten by police dog

    Man leads authorities on chase, bitten by police dog
    A man who led law officers on a chase through Lake County was arrested late Wednesday after crashing, but only after he was tased and bitten by a K9 dog, authorities said. Eric Richard Brown, 41, of Okahumpka was driving in Lady Lake without a headlight...
  • Ambulance runs over mattress, overturns on turnpike

    Ambulance runs over mattress, overturns on turnpike
    An ambulance overturned after it ran over a mattress on the Florida Turnpike this afternoon in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The mattress came loose from a pickup truck in front of the ambulance traveling southbound on the...
  • 12 cars crash on Interstate 75 in Broward

    12 cars crash on Interstate 75 in Broward
    A total of 12 vehicles were involved in five separate crashes Wednesday night on Interstate 75 just north of the Sheridan Street exit. The first accident happened around 7:30 p.m., Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky said. Two people...
  • Familia de hispana atropellada exige respuestas

    Familia de hispana atropellada exige respuestas
    Fernando Román vio las luces de emergencia, los escombros en el suelo y la cinta amarilla que cerraba el paso por Oak Ridge Road cerca de su casa en la mañana del lunes. Lo que no sabía, en aquel momento, era que una patrulla de la Oficina del Sheriff...
  • Sheriff's Office hands case of woman's mysterious death back to FHP

    Sheriff's Office hands case of woman's mysterious death back to FHP
    After two weeks without finding evidence of a crime behind Orlando salon worker Hien Tran's death, the Orange County Sheriff's Office returned the investigation back to the Florida Highway Patrol. "Based on the findings and information developed, OCSO...
  • Parents of kids killed in crashes warn teen drivers

    Parents of kids killed in crashes warn teen drivers
    When two Florida Highway Patrol troopers showed up at Lori Smith's door in July with her son's wallet in hand, she thought he was playing video games in his bedroom. Instead, they were there to inform her that Tyler Smith, 21, had died after he lost...
  • Deputy struck, killed pedestrian on Oak Ridge Road

    Deputy struck, killed pedestrian on Oak Ridge Road
    Fernando Roman saw the debris, flashing lights and yellow tape blocking West Oak Ridge Road near his home Monday morning. But what he didn't know at the time was that an Orange County sheriff's patrol car had run over his wife, Susan Roman, at that...
  • FHP: Man in wheelchair dead after run over by vehicle

    FHP: Man in wheelchair dead after run over by vehicle
    A 74-year-old man in a wheelchair died Friday after being run over by his friend in St. Cloud. Anthony Gannarelli was at the end of his Rosedale Avenue driveway when he was struck by Billy Thompson's 2001 Chevy pickup, according to Sgt. Kim Montes,...
  • FHP investigating second wheelchair vs. vehicle death

    FHP investigating second wheelchair vs. vehicle death
    For the second day in a row, a man in a wheelchair has been struck and killed by a vehicle in Osceola County, according to Florida Highway Patrol. A 69-year-old man was crossing U.S. 192 near Oren Brown Road when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle...
  • Elderly man crashes vehicle into Windermere boutique store

    Margaret Gay was in her back office at Mimi's Boutique in Windermere on Saturday morning when she heard a "horrific crash." She ran to the front of the store, thinking maybe something came off the ceiling. Instead she saw a car in her store. A 74-year-...
  • Traffic: I-95 lanes blocked after crash

    Traffic: I-95 lanes blocked after crash
    A crash on Interstate 95 south just after noon left all but one lane blocked, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occoured just north of State Road 407 near Titusville. This is a developing story. Check back later for updates. glotan@...