| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:13 PM
As deputies intensified the ground search for a missing west Orange girl, dozens of friends and family members gathered to march and beg the community to help bring Alexandria Chery home.
Hundreds more took to social media using the hashtag...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:20 AM
It’s every community’s worse nightmare: the explosion of violence at a local school, and lives tragically lost.
The sometimes tense situation at Edgewater High School on Thursday was not an actual explosion of violence, but a large-scale...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:57 AM
Don't be alarmed if you see an army of police and fire officials amid loud booms at Edgewater High School this morning.
It's just a training exercise to test how well local law enforcement officers can work together during public safety threats.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Rosalie Joseph last saw her 16-year-old daughter early Monday morning in their Hawthorne Groves apartment.
Alexandria Chery told her mom she wasn't feeling well and planned to stay home all day.
While at work, Joseph called her daughter several times to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The alleged school threat — a gigantic poison bomb — never existed.
But the consequences of making a false bomb threat is real.
A 19-year-old Orlando woman has been charged with making a false threat online this spring about setting off...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:07 AM
An 18-year-old was shot and wounded by an uninvited guest at a house party in the Ocoee area early Monday, the Orange County Sheriff's Office reported.
The young man told deputies he was at a friend's home on Park Highland Drive when several uninvited...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:42 AM
An alert was issued today for a 60-year-old man with mental and physical problems who has vanished from his Orlando-area home.
Tracey Lynn Cornwell was last seen at 1 p.m. Sunday at his home in the 2800 block of Yicca Street, the Orange County Sheriff's...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:33 AM
In demonstrating support for first responders, Ed Ganster walked the walk as few ever do.
Six years ago, he and his wife, Mary, founded Operation Safety 91. The nonprofit group honors firefighters, police officers, emergency-service personnel and...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:17 PM
An early-morning car crash that ended with the driver dead is being investigated as homicide, officials said.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to 37th Street near the National House of Hope in Orlando around 3:30 a.m. Saturday to investigate a...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
A man was killed Sunday when his motorcycle crashed in Lake Forest in Orange County, authorities said.
The unidentified victim, who was described as in his 30s, was riding with other motorcyclists southbound on Santiago Canyon Road between Falcon Street...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:26 PM
A Publix store near Orlando International Airport was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday afternoon, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
A Hispanic male between 30 and 40 entered the Publix at 4501 Hoffner Avenue around 4 p.m. He went up to a...