| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:09 PM
A felon who the FBI said used a false identity as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent to get into an Orlando nightclub and solicit money pleaded guilty Wednesday.
Benjamin William Mejias, 41, faces up to 13 years in federal prison for being a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:23 PM
As a bank manager, Jonathan Scott Pine knew success. But he had a feeling of helplessness. Rapists, thieves and killers were out there, and he could do nothing about it.
So Pine switched careers and became a deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A man accused of hurting a 77-year-old woman last month during a carjacking at the gated entrance to her neighborhood in the Hunter's Creek area has been arrested, officials said today.
James Farley, 18, was booked in the Osceola County Jail after...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The Orange County Sheriff's Office identified the patrol deputy killed by a suspected burglar's bullet early Monday as 34-year-old Scott Pine, a husband and father of three small children, while they continue to investigate the circumstances that led to...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rebecca Sedwick had been terrorized for more than a year by girls who used to be her friends, Polk County authorities say.
She tried to get away, but Rebecca couldn't escape their hateful words relayed across social media: "You should die," someone told...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Here's a look at the two escapees. The manhunt is being led by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, along with the state Department of Corrections, the Orange County Sheriff's Office and the Central Florida Intelligence Exchange (CFIX) Fusion...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:03 AM
A photo posted to a social media website that some claim shows a Broward County deputy possibly texting while driving has started a massive online debate about whether deputies are required to abide by Florida's new law.
The picture was posted to Reddit...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:03 PM
An Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy sustained minor injuries when he was dragged 100 feet during a traffic stop in Anaheim, authorities said Tuesday night.
A suspect was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant and suspicion of dragging...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:50 AM
The man deputies say stalked young girls and took cellphone photos and videos up their skirts at an Orlando-area Best Buy last month has been arrested.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested 44-year-old James "Jimbo" Jones at his mother's home in...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A 2-year-old boy got a gun out of his father's bedroom Tuesday and accidentally shot himself in both legs, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Child-welfare workers and Orange County deputies are investigating why the gun was unsecured and the...