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  • Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change

    Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change
    Picture this: an Orlando Fire Department commander walking around a music festival with a backpack stuffed with nearly $45,000, doling out cash-filled envelopes to city firefighters. It's not a back-alley bribery scandal. But until recently, it was...
  • OPD officer won't face charges for hitting bicyclist

    OPD officer won't face charges for hitting bicyclist
    Nearly five months after an Orlando police officer hit a bicyclist with her patrol car and drove away, the State Attorney's Office decided there isn't enough evidence to pursue hit-and-run charges. The reasoning: Officer Kasey Cronin may not have...
  • 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...
  • Car service company Uber launches in Orlando

    Car service company Uber launches in Orlando
    Popular car service company Uber launched its mobile app-driven service in Orlando on Wednesday. An Uber driver responded to a request for service at the Orlando Sentinel building downtown within 10 minutes of a reporter placing the order. The driver,...
  • 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....
  • 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...