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  • Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween

    Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween
    Anyone planning to take their children trick-or-treating for Halloween should consider checking the Florida sex offender registry so they know which houses to avoid. All sex offenders in Florida are required to register their home addresses and that...
  • Internal reports detail missteps in missing-person investigation

    Carline Brumaire Jean's family called the Orange County Sheriff's Office when she failed to return home from work Feb. 9. That same evening, a witness called Orlando police to report a car with a person inside sinking in a retention pond near an Orlando...
  • Foul-mouthed pink moped rider arrested in Orlando, records say

    Foul-mouthed pink moped rider arrested in Orlando, records say
    As getaway vehicles go, mopeds are a joke. Just ask Jamie Ewing. The Orlando woman tried to flee from a patrol cruiser on her 2009 pink Tao Tao moped this week after a deputy spotted her failing to make a complete stop at Nashville and Kaley avenues,...
  • Two killed in apparent murder-suicide on Apopka Boulevard

    Two killed in apparent murder-suicide on Apopka Boulevard
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide on Apopka Boulevard, a spokesman said. Eva McDermid, 43, was found dead when deputies arrived just after noon at 1567 Apopka Blvd., said Jeff Williamson, a sheriff's...
  • Gunman sought after 2 shot at I-Drive hotel

    Gunman sought after 2 shot at I-Drive hotel
    Gunfire erupted Tuesday inside an International Drive hotel in Orlando's tourist district and sent two men to the hospital — one in serious condition and the other critical, officials said. The search for the gunman is ongoing. Orange County...
  • Man found dead in apartment was shot, deputies said

    Man found dead in apartment was shot, deputies said
    The man who was found dead in his apartment Oct. 17 was shot, a Orange County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Authorities previously only said that Adrian Lopez-Silvero, 25, was only the victim of a homicide. A friend found Lopez-Silvero...
  • Five things for Tuesday, Oct. 28

    Five things for Tuesday, Oct. 28
    A little late this morning, but here are your five things for today in Orlando: shooting at I-Drive hotel; scooters at theme parks; local landmark to close; "cronuts;" and more. 1. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating this morning a...
  • Chief judge: Committee to investigate if local cops are skipping subpoenas

    Chief judge: Committee to investigate if local cops are skipping subpoenas
    Frustrated to learn an upcoming trial needed to be delayed because Orlando Police Department officers had failed to attend their depositions, Circuit Judge Tim Shea told a courtroom full of lawyers he'd had enough. "Everybody else around here shows....
  • Missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland

    Missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland
    As the search ended Tuesday for the 20-year-old Oviedo man who went missing after his mother was found dead in their home, court records emerged detailing his struggle with mental illness, drugs and crime. Family and friends on Facebook had been pleading...
  • Arrest made in robberies at UCF-area apartments

    Arrest made in robberies at UCF-area apartments
    The man suspected in a pair of recent armed robberies at a UCF-area apartment complex has been arrested, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday. Darrious Pettress, 22, is suspected in two robberies earlier this month at the...
  • Five things for Friday, Oct. 17

    Five things for Friday, Oct. 17
    Five things for today in Orlando: weekend weather looks good; will fangate change outcome of governor's race; detectives blame woman's mysterious death on car's air bag; and more. 1. Another week in the books. Let's start with weather: it's nice out....