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  • FAMU band member Robert Champion death 911 call: 'He's in my hands, ma'am. He's cold.'

    FAMU band member Robert Champion death 911 call: 'He's in my hands, ma'am. He's cold.'
    Robert Champion vomited, stopped breathing and was cold to the touch moments before he was taken to the hospital where he died following a suspected hazing attack, according to 911 audio released Thursday. "We were just sitting there talking and next...
  • Murder by numbers? Not if you're a homicide detective

    Murder by numbers? Not if you're a homicide detective
    It seems like it would be so easy: Show up at a murder scene, ask some questions and then solve the crime. (Hey - just like on TV!) Except many, many times, it's not. We wondered, however, what it really is like. And breaking news reporter Bianca...
  • Deputies: Man attacked roommate with machete, steak knife

    Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies said 54-year-old Colin Duncan after allegedly attacking his roommate with a machete and a steak knife Thursday in Orange County, reports the Orlando Sentinel. And the attack appears to be over the front door...
  • 50-inch alligator tail lands man in jail

    Grilled Cajun alligator tail, anyone? Jason Arnold Brewer, of Orlando, is accused of illegally cutting off a 50-inch alligator tail. He reportedly told deputies he used a knife he kept in his Taco Bell pants to kill the gator along the banks of the St....
  • Angry mom with pliers chases man who tried to abduct her daughter

    This mom meant business. When her daughter, 8, came running home and told her a that a man had tried to abduct her near their home on Friday afternoon, this Orlando mom took matters into her own hands, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Mom and daughter...
  • Deputies name man shot, killed at Tymber Skan complex

    Deputies name man shot, killed at Tymber Skan complex
    Orange County homicide detectives today named the man killed in a shooting this weekend at Tymberskan Apartments. Deputies said the victim has been identified as 24-year-old Termaine Charles. Deputies were called to the shooting on the 4200 block of...
  • Sheriff's Department investigates bombing threat

    A Laguna Beach man threatened to bomb Sears in Laguna Hills after a heated exchange with a company phone operator. Police responded at 7:12 p.m. Friday to his home in the 200 block of Diamond Street to assist the Orange County Sheriff's Department in the...
  • Casey Anthony: Legal strategies take shape, another hearing today

    Casey Anthony: Legal strategies take shape, another hearing today
    Casey Anthony spent many hours talking with law enforcement on July 16, 2008. The question is whether she was a criminal suspect at that time or the young mother of a missing child helping authorities start a search. The answer will determine whether...
  • Criminal barbering? Raids at Orange County shops lead to arrests, raise questions

    Criminal barbering? Raids at Orange County shops lead to arrests, raise questions
    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...
  • Zap! You're on Taser Cam

    Zap! You're on Taser Cam
    How often do you get to see video of a 6-foot-4 naked jogger in swimming goggles getting stunned by a Taser? A tiny digital camera attached to an officer's electronic weapon and used by fewer than a dozen law-enforcement agencies in Florida now makes...
  • State puts brakes on joint barbershop inspections, launches internal review

    State puts brakes on joint barbershop inspections, launches internal review
    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. The...