| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:37 PM
ALACHUA — The winding, tree-lined path to Mill Creek Farm leads to 335 acres of bucolic bliss for retired horses.
For more than three decades, the farm has welcomed abused and neglected animals that might otherwise have ended up on a dinner...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:42 PM
Robbie German was the kind of police officer who preferred to help rather than arrest people.
"He was a good cop, a caring cop," Windermere police Chief David Ogden said.
German, 31 when he was shot to death in the line of duty a year ago Sunday, will...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Orange County homicide detectives arrested two teenagers Thursday in connection with the Feb. 6 shooting death of 18-year-old Keven Padilla.
Jasen Timothy Checo, 19, is charged with first-degree felony murder. A 16-year-old boy is also charged with...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Next month hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state will mount their bicycles and ride in honor of the six Florida officers to die in the line of duty last year.
Among those honored in the 18th annual Florida Tour de Force will be...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:16 PM
Miriam Cuin and her husband traveled from New York to help launch a 2,000-mile memorial motorcycle motorcade that roared off under gloomy skies Friday to honor people like her son, Broward Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Rivera.
"It's very emotional," Miriam...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:33 PM
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who went missing from Orlando on Friday while walking his dog.
Efrain "Frank" Pacheco, 73, left his home on 6200 Lee Lan Drive at about 10:15 a.m. Friday to walk his dog, the sheriff's office...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Casey Anthony attorney Jose Baez, along with the Orange County Sheriff's Office and the Internal Revenue Service, should not receive anything from a settlement in her bankruptcy case, according to a trustee's report filed recently in federal court....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 2:16 PM
Barbara Miles said she didn't know what led to the gunfire near her Apopka neighborhood early Thursday, but she had an idea: "A bunch of foolishness, probably drug-related."
As Miles spoke to reporters, police were searching a nearby home on Apopka...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:11 PM
Deputies are searching for a suspect who stole a University of Central Florida student's car and credit card from a student-housing apartment complex, Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
The student called deputies on Friday at 8 a.m. and told them his...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:01 PM
A Lake County sheriff's detective did nothing wrong by leaving his gun and other law-enforcement equipment in his unmarked department-issued pickup truck, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
The detective reported his .45-caliber Kimber handgun, Taser,...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Jesse Ausbin Brown's cellphone was tucked away in his car.
But after Brown's arrest in Winter Garden for failing to register as a sex offender, his 2005 Grand Prix was towed away and later sold to a new owner.
Then the buyer stumbled across Brown's...