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  • Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High

    Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High
    It’s every community’s worse nightmare: the explosion of violence at a local school, and lives tragically lost. The sometimes tense situation at Edgewater High School on Thursday was not an actual explosion of violence, but a large-scale...
  • 'Local girls' to sell Orlando bail bond company for $25M

    'Local girls' to sell Orlando bail bond company for $25M
    Deborah Snow is modest when you ask her about the pending $25 million sale of her longtime family bail-bond company. “It is kind of cool. It is a story about local girls doing well,” Snow said. Snow and her sister, Sharon Jallad, have...
  • Orlando police shopping for new $230,000 armored vehicle

    Orlando police shopping for new $230,000 armored vehicle
    While some law enforcement agencies are snatching up free military surplus vehicles, Orlando police plan to spend $230,000 for a new armored personnel carrier for the department's SWAT unit. It's not the Orlando Police Department's first armored vehicle...
  • OPD looking to crack down on rise in car burglaries in College Park

    OPD looking to crack down on rise in car burglaries in College Park
    Officer Kevlon Kirkpatrick is well aware that people today lead hectic lives, with busy schedules. He knows what that means for the Orlando Police Department. “The challenge is that the longer we’re on this planet, the busier we are,”...
  • Police investigate Labor Day morning fatal I-4 crash

    Police investigate Labor Day morning fatal I-4 crash
    Westbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Orlando reopened around 9 a.m. on Labor Day after a five-hour shutdown due to a fatal accident. The crash on Interstate 4 in Orlando about 3 a.m. had closed all westbound lanes between South Orange Blossom Trail and...
  • Records: Cop whose stray bullet killed downtown bar patron had glowing annual review

    Records: Cop whose stray bullet killed downtown bar patron had glowing annual review
    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....
  • Suspect charged with murder after stray police bullet kills innocent woman

    Suspect charged with murder after stray police bullet kills innocent woman
    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....
  • Suspect's stolen gun not loaded; cop fired 9 times, report says

    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...
  • Sanford man gets 15 years in prison for gun violation

    Sanford man gets 15 years in prison for gun violation
    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...
  • Orlando police release video in Family Dollar robbery

    Orlando police release video in Family Dollar robbery
    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...
  • Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park

    Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park
    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...