| Oct 12, 2010
| 2:48 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after investigators said she poisoned her adoptive mother with insecticide, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
The mother told deputies that the girl, a Catholic-school student, had been...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 3:41 PM
Orange County Deputy Brandon Coates, who was gunned down during a traffic stop earlier this month, was among the 160 law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty across the country this year — evidence that violence against cops...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:10 PM
WINDERMERE – Even before he was named Windermere Police chief nearly nine years ago, concerns had surfaced about Daniel Saylor's ability to lead the department, according to his personnel file.
In her formal letter offering Saylor the chief job...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Interim Windermere Police Chief Ralph Groover says the next few months are a time to show town residents they are protected by an upstanding police force — despite the recent arrest of his predecessor on corruption charges.
Groover, 51, was sworn...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:28 AM
Ashley Fleischmann, 24, a stripper, was busted for shoplifting lacy lingerie in Orlando in the presence of her children, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, reports WKMG News-6 in Orlando.
Fleischmann reportedly told deputies that she...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:22 PM
From the time Robert Champion was a 6-year-old kid watching his first parade, he knew his destiny. Awestruck at the sight of a drum major leading a band along the streets of Atlanta, the boy began to beg his parents for any kind of musical instrument he...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Three students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University were arrested Monday on charges of hazing a freshman so severely that her leg was broken, Tallahassee police said.
James Harris, 22, Aaron Golson, 19, and Sean Hobson, 23, are charged...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:29 AM
The release of the new Nike sneaker at a Florida mall ahead of the NBA All-Star Weekend was canceled Friday after riot police were forced to break up fights among the crowd outside an Orlando store.
Hundreds of people were dispersed from the Foot...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 2:36 PM
First responders are doing God's work, serving as angels to help those in need, Orlando Bishop John Noonan said during a special Mass Thursday at St. James Cathedral.
The 10th annual Blue Mass, so called because it is dedicated to police, firefighters,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:11 PM
While some call it the most magical place on earth, there was nothing magical about the discovery of a dead woman in a Walt Disney World parking lot Tuesday morning.
According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the body of a 56-year-old woman was...
| Nov 29, 2009
| 11:42 AM
Tiger Woods declined investigators' requests for information about his early-morning crash for the third straight day Sunday but put a statement on his Web site that said the accident "is a private matter and I want to keep it that way."
On the same...