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  • 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...
  • Task force to investigate string of 29 arsons in central Florida

    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...
  • 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...
  • Broward's 'Felony Lane Gang' spreads crime wave across U.S.

    Highly organized packs of thieves from the Fort Lauderdale area are spreading a rash of crimes across Florida and much of the nation, breaking into cars in Orlando, stealing identities in North Carolina, cashing bad checks in Pennsylvania and providing...
  • 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,...
  • Report: Man started fire in apartment to "burn bugs"

    You'd have to be almost as crazy as a bedbug to try this method of insect control. An unidentified man pulled from an Orlando apartment fire allegedly told authorities he started the blaze accidentally — while trying "to burn bugs in his home and...
  • City to pay Magic $1.7M to add conference space downtown

    City to pay Magic $1.7M to add conference space downtown
    City Hall plans to give $1.7 million to help the Orlando Magic build a sports-and-entertainment complex downtown. Orlando officials say the taxpayer money will ensure downtown Orlando gets something it badly needs: conference space. "If you ask me...
  • Resident forced to strip during home invasion

    Resident forced to strip during home invasion
    The Orlando Police Department is investigating a home invasion after shots were fired. Two men and one woman broke into a home in the 4500 block of Brooke Street in the Richmond Heights neighborhood around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, said Orlando Police Lt....
  • Cars in downtown garage go up in flames

    Cars in downtown garage go up in flames
    A fire inside the parking garage at Uptown Place forced an evacuation of the apartment complex this morning. About two vehicles parked inside the apartment's parking garage at 911 North Orange Avenue caught fire for an unknown reason around 4:30 a.m.,...