| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The man described by a 911 caller as a "gun wielding maniac" who authorities say drew the fire of a police officer last week — including a stray shot that killed a bystander — now faces a murder charge, the Orlando Police Department said....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Before police say Officer Eduardo Sanguino's stray bullet fatally struck an innocent woman during a downtown confrontation with an armed man, he was a model cop who showed great initiative and had a "can-do attitude," his latest annual review stated....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:06 AM
A Sanford felon prohibited by law from possessing a firearm was sentenced to 15 years in prison for having a handgun in November.
Bobby Deon Horn, 32, pleaded guilty on May 28 to a federal charge of illegally possessing a firearm.
Senior U.S. District...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The suspect at the center of the deadly confrontation at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando on Tuesday morning was armed with a stolen but unloaded handgun, according to an arrest report released Wednesday.
And although Orlando police say the woman killed...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:36 PM
When Officer David Johnston opened fire on a fleeing suspect at a downtown Orlando apartment complex, nearly 90 feet and closed metal gates separated him from his target, according to newly released prosecution documents.
Those are among several new...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate a spate of recent arson fires in Central Florida, the Orlando Police Department said Friday.
In a press release, the Police Department said the task force would consist of eight...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Police have released video from a recent armed robbery at a Family Dollar store in Orlando, and are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect.
According to the Orlando Police Department, the suspect, who was dressed in black and wearing a ski...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Another suspected arson fire at a vacant home in Thornton Park was discovered by a neighbor on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orlando Fire Department.
It's the sixth suspicious fire to be reported between late Saturday and early Sunday and the 13th...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A string of 29 arson fires targeting historic buildings across central Florida prompted investigators on Friday to form a multi-agency task force to share clues.
The fires that began in early June were all set in historic...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A late afternoon thunderstorm postponed a march on Orlando City Hall to protest how the police handled a massive memorial block party in Parramore last month.
About 1,000 people attended the party that Orlando police shut down after midnight on July...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Sgt. Scott Smith was fully decked out in the kind of gear that SWAT team members wear, but on this occasion there was no crisis or emergency for the Orlando Police Department officer to respond to.
In fact, Smith was expecting a very different kind of...