| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:18 AM
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,...
| Nov 1, 2014
When an Orange County deputy sheriff pulled over a University of Central Florida student not far from campus early July 26 and found a small bit of marijuana in the car he was driving, the deputy offered a potentially enticing option.
The deputy told...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Orlando police Monday said deputies found John Ira Lee, 85, who was reported missing Sunday afternoon.
Lee was found by the Orange County Sheriff's Office and is unharmed, said Orlando police Lt. Lovetta Quinn-Henry
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| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Diana Torres had had enough. After years of arrests, documented alcohol abuse and erratic, sometimes violent behavior by her brother, registered sex offender Santiago Torres Jr., she asked a judge in early May for a domestic-violence injunction. It was...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:36 PM
On paper, Florida appears to be serious about keeping kids safe around guns.
Laws on the books require people to lock up loaded firearms around kids or possibly face second-degree misdemeanor charges if a child gets hold of a gun.
Those charges can be...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:57 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Detectives have determined that a 15-year-old rushed to a local hospital Monday night accidentally shot himself while holding a gun, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Deputies were called about 7:40 p.m. to the shooting, which happened at the boy'...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Here are your stories for Friday: local micro-roasted coffee; SeaWorld boss is out; arrests in shooting of 15-year-old boy; and more.
1. Coffee! Let's start with the story by Paul Brinkman about local micro-roast coffee companies. The trend of small...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Police Chief John Mina on Friday embraced the idea of equipping the department's officers with body cameras, a move that activists have called for around the country in the wake of high-profile deaths during confrontations...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Deputies found a husband and wife, in their 60s, dead inside an east Orange County home Tuesday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Nancy Petrozzino, 64, and Michael Petrozzino, 63, were found dead at their home in the 13000 block...