| 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 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.
| May 10, 2011
| 4:10 PM
A man wanted on felony charges in Florida was arrested this afternoon in Oak Park when Cook County Sheriff's officers pretended to be rug cleaners and he let them into his apartment.
Officials in Orange County, Fla. say Omilquer Garcia Perez, 37, was...
| Jun 12, 2011
For the past year, federal agents say, David Kidd and Christopher Grigg traveled almost weekly from their homes in Ohio to Florida, where they — and others working for them — doctor-shopped throughout the state, buying thousands of...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Two attorneys said Tuesday they will inform the Orange County Sheriff's Office and a state licensing agency today to expect lawsuits over a series of raids earlier this year at barbershops in the Pine Hills area.
Lawyers Natalie Jackson and Clint Johnson...
| 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.
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:34 PM
TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County.
The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....