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  • Orlando man arrested, accused of impersonating a deputy

    Orlando man arrested, accused of impersonating a deputy
    When Jose Ortiz walked into the Lakeview Inn and Suites on South Orange Blossom Trail Sunday afternoon, he said he was an Orange County deputy who was working on an investigation. But the staffers knew there was something strange about him. Ortiz, 49 of...
  • Fake-bomb suspect smashed windshield of captain's truck, report says

    Fake-bomb suspect smashed windshield of captain's truck, report says
    A 19-year-old Orlando woman accused of making a false bomb threat at Evans High School earlier this year is back in jail — this time after she allegedly smashed the windshield of a pickup truck owned by the Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. Beth Ann...
  • Drug suspect fatally shot in bust served in Air Force

    Drug suspect fatally shot in bust served in Air Force
    Following in his father's footsteps, Harrison Carter joined the U.S. Air Force as a young man. Then, after serving for eight years as a military firefighter, including stints in Iraq and Japan, Carter moved from his home in Brooklyn to his late father's...
  • Decomposed female body found in wooded area; no confirmation it's Alexandria Chery

    Decomposed female body found in wooded area; no confirmation it's Alexandria Chery
    Authorities found a decomposed female body Friday morning near Interstate 4 during the search for Alexandria Chery but have not yet confirmed that it is the missing 16-year-old girl. But officials have confirmed they have a suspect in Alexandria's...
  • Police, fire to hold tactical training at Edgewater High School today

    Police, fire to hold tactical training at Edgewater High School today
    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. The...
  • Woman, Good Samaritan in critical condition after shooting south of downtown Orlando

    Woman, Good Samaritan in critical condition after shooting south of downtown Orlando
    Two people — a woman and a Good Samaritan who tried to help her — are in critical condition today after being shot during a possible robbery just south of downtown Orlando. The Orange County Sheriff's Office identified the victims as Lisa...
  • Missing Orlando man has mind of child, deputies say

    Missing Orlando man has mind of child, deputies say
    A 24-year-old Orlando man with the mind of a child is missing, prompting safety concerns. David Charles Osborne was last seen at 9 a.m. Thursday in the 6600 block of Gibraltar Road. Osborne likes to ride Lynx buses and visit local churches,...
  • Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says

    Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says
    Agents said Friday they dismantled a crime ring shipping high-quality marijuana from California to International Drive hotel rooms, where associates would sign for the packages, before moving the drugs to suburban Orlando stash houses. The...
  • Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High

    Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High
    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...
  • Child hospitalized after near-drowning at theme-park-area hotel

    Child hospitalized after near-drowning at theme-park-area hotel
    A young boy was flown to an Orlando hospital on Thursday after a near-drowning at a theme-park-area resort, Orange County Fire Rescue said. Rescuers were called to the Liki Tiki Village near Winter Garden about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. According to the...
  • Uncle: Missing teen's family finds out body is Alexandria Chery's

    Uncle: Missing teen's family finds out body is Alexandria Chery's
    The family of Alexandria Chery found out that the decomposed female body pulled from a wooded area near Osceola-Polk Line Road was that of the missing 16-year-old girl, her uncle says. The girl's uncle, Ray Joseph, posted the news on Instagram...