| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:57 AM
Don't be alarmed if you see an army of police and fire officials amid loud booms at Edgewater High School this morning.
It's just a training exercise to test how well local law enforcement officers can work together during public safety threats.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:21 AM
Orange County authorities arrested 25 juveniles and adults in a surprise probation sweep targeting violent prior offenders Wednesday, officials said.
During the massive operation, a 22-year-old driver was arrested after she slammed into a Sheriff's...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:43 PM
For years, Cryston Swink feared getting a phone call from a police officer saying that her father had been killed.
Since Swink was a child, her father, Terry Bowers, had battled cocaine addiction and would periodically disappear on "drug binges" so...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Deputies violated the rights of barbers at Strictly Skillz barbershop during a 2010 raid in the guise of a license inspection, a federal appeal court said this week, in a strongly-worded rebuke of the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
"It was a scene right...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A 23-year-old man arrested last month after allegedly robbing a 7-Eleven at gunpoint has been connected to four other similar robberies, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Philip Gabriel Cappello was arrested Aug. 10 after a robbery at...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:35 AM
A man's body was found on the side of eastbound State Road 408 near West Colonial Drive this morning, officials said.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating.
"Investigators are trying to determine cause of death and the purpose of the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:37 PM
They're not old enough to legally buy $1 vodka shots, but young adults walk out of bars near the University of Central Florida every night and get behind the wheel.
Officers who patrol the area say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:03 PM
On Friday evening, Macrina Reyes addressed a crowd of 120 people in Santa Ana, referring to them as her daughter’s family.
They had gathered to honor Zoraida “Ale” Reyes, a 28-year-old transgender woman whose body was found in a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:26 AM
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...