| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The president of Florida A&M University announced late Thursday that he was postponing the work of a task force he appointed to review anti-hazing rules at FAMU, which is reeling after the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 5:59 PM
The state agency that paired with the Orange County Sheriff's Office for a series of unorthodox inspections of Pine Hills-area barbershops told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday that it will halt the practice until an internal review is completed.
| Nov 7, 2010
As many as 14 armed Orange County deputies, including narcotics agents, stormed Strictly Skillz barbershop during business hours on a Saturday in August, handcuffing barbers in front of customers during a busy back-to-school weekend.
It was just one of a...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 4:32 AM
There is a legal process for evicting tenants — and it doesn't involve using a forklift.
Unless you want a lift to jail.
John Miller is accused of intentionally driving a forklift into a trailer he owns in Apopka, knowing people were inside,...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Another Friday, another CBS victory in the ratings. “School Pride,” from University of Central Florida grad Cheryl Hines, debuted on NBC. But viewers simply weren't interested: Just 2.9 million tuned in the reality show that rallies...
| Nov 14, 2010
In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
| Nov 13, 2010
| 6:25 PM
Are you sleeping more soundly this week?
I know I am, now that the Orange County Sheriff's Office has concluded an unprecedented sweep of barbershops that yielded nearly three-dozen charges of … wait for it … criminal barbering.
| Nov 30, 2010
| 2:35 PM
The husband of professional boxer Christy Martin, suspected of shooting and stabbing his wife last week, was arrested in northwest Orange County Tuesday after deputies were tipped off to his whereabouts.
A bloody and injured Christy Martin stumbled into...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 7:58 PM
A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records.
On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 3:30 PM
When Orange County sheriff's deputies entered Strictly Skillz barbershop with licensing inspectors in August, handcuffing barbers during business hours, owner Brian Berry said he felt his civil rights had been violated.
On Wednesday, Berry said he...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 7:20 PM
The head of a state licensing agency that inspects barbershops told a state panel he had no idea the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed with his employees for a series of sweeps until he read about it in an Orlando Sentinel report.