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  • WNBA player gains strength after losing mom to cancer, dad to prison

    WNBA player gains strength after losing mom to cancer, dad to prison
    The amount of peanut butter must be perfectly equal to jelly when Krystal Thomas makes a sandwich. "I have to make it the same way my mom did," said the 6-foot-5 center for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. "I eat oatmeal every single morning because she used...
  • Video voyeur lived next to elementary school, deputies say

    Video voyeur lived next to elementary school, deputies say
    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...
  • Mistakenly-released inmates had lengthy criminal careers

    Mistakenly-released inmates had lengthy criminal careers
    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...
  • You can't text and drive, but what about the cops?

    You can't text and drive, but what about the cops?
    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...
  • Blackstone chief blames Brancheau for own death, contradicting Seaworld

    Blackstone chief blames Brancheau for own death, contradicting Seaworld
    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...
  • Local cops send mixed messages on 'perp walks'

    Local cops send mixed messages on 'perp walks'
    It's a familiar sight if you follow the news in Central Florida: Someone accused of a crime is led in handcuffs through a gantlet of reporters and cameras into a patrol vehicle waiting to drive the suspect to the county jail. Defense lawyers say these...
  • Toddler recovering after shooting himself with father's gun

    Toddler recovering after shooting himself with father's gun
    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...
  • Guns n' Hoses hockey game is for charity, along with bragging rights

    Guns n' Hoses hockey game is for charity, along with bragging rights
    Three-and-a-half hours before the Orlando Solar Bears play Saturday night, a hockey game will break out at Amway Center. The players' names won't be found in any statistics released by the ECHL, but they are professionals and take risks far greater than...
  • Orange County deputy dragged 100 feet during traffic stop

    Orange County deputy dragged 100 feet during traffic stop
    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...
  • Friend: Orlando man killed by FBI agent was questioned in Boston Marathon bombings

    Friend: Orlando man killed by FBI agent was questioned in Boston Marathon bombings
    An Orlando man who was shot and killed by an agent with the FBI early this morning was friends with the Boston bombings suspects, according to a friend of the victim. Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot this morning in the 6000 block of Peregrine Avenue in...
  • Orlando man molested 8-year-old, deputies say

    Orlando man molested 8-year-old, deputies say
    An Orlando man is in jail Wednesday after deputies say he molested an 8-year-old boy. Edwin Martinez, 34, was staying with the victim's mother in her apartment Saturday night. according to an Orange County Sheriff's Office report. Around 3:00 a.m. the...