| Apr 17, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation face a lawsuit in federal court over a case of mistaken identity in a neo-Nazi biker investigation, court records show.
In 2012, one of the sheriff's top undercover agents...
| 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,...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:06 AM
Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: record number of people visited Florida last year; teens rushed movie theater; sovereign citizen movement in Florida; SNL anniversary show; and more.
1. People are visiting the state in record...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:37 PM
Law enforcement officials pulled a man's body from a pond Friday afternoon along Semoran Boulevard near State Road 408.
Orange County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lourdes Clayton said it appears the man had been in the pond for "a while."
Based on the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:13 AM
Two congressmen and a hacking expert lead the guest lineup on this weekend's local public-affairs programs:
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, talks to Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. The topics include gay...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Law enforcement officials urged gun owners in Central Florida to get rid of their unwanted firearms Friday.
Altogether, deputies collected 225 firearms and 32 pellet guns during a gun buyback event, sheriff's spokeswoman Jane Watrel said.
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:14 PM
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating allegations of election fraud and bribery against Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant, a spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
The investigation stems from a lawsuit filed last week by former Mayor Bruce...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:43 AM
They were pepper-sprayed, zip-tied and duct-taped during a crime spree in the Tampa Bay area.
So say the victims who testified against their alleged attackers in Central Florida.
Five of the alleged attackers were sentenced Thursday in an Orlando...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:50 PM
The UCF-area shooting that left two men critically injured Thursday night has raised more concerns about student safety and gang activity in the neighborhoods bordering the campus off Alafaya Trail.
Although the victims — ages 21 and 22 —...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Orlando native Hector Perez has spent well over $1 million at vehicle auctions throughout the past 15 years.
And Saturday was no different for the local business owner. He purchased a Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Tahoe for a total of $7,000 on Saturday from...
| 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...