| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:02 PM
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,”...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:22 AM
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...
| 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 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 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 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 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
| 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...