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  • Cops: Man shot in neck near downtown

    Cops: Man shot in neck near downtown
    A homeless man was shot in the neck near downtown Orlando early Friday. Roger William Franks was shot in the neck at 12:20 a.m. in the 1000 block of West Central Boulevard, said Lt. John Holysz, Orlando Police Department spokesman. The shooter is on...
  • Victims fight back against knife-wielding attacker during 4 carjacking attempts

    Several Good Samaritans, including one with a gun, joined police in chasing down an Orlando man after he allegedly tried to carjack four different drivers at knifepoint Monday morning. Eliud Martir Montalvo's rampage started at 9:30 a.m. when he ran...
  • College Park carjacker to woman: 'Don't scream or I'll shoot!'

    College Park carjacker to woman: 'Don't scream or I'll shoot!'
    Three men are on the loose after attacking a College Park woman at gunpoint and stealing her car from her driveway late Monday. The 29-year-old woman spotted the carjackers after pulling into the driveway of her home in the 1200 block of Shady Lane...
  • Fake cop moons IHOP server, say real cops

    Maybe he should've tried a doughnut joint instead. When Matt Skytta, 55, didn't get a free meal at an IHOP after flashing an Orlando Police Department insignia patch at a server, he then flashed someting else -- his buttocks, reports the Orlando...
  • 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.,...
  • 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....
  • Cops: Orlando man tried to rape 9-year-old

    An Orlando man is in jail Thursday after trying to rape a 9-year-old girl, police said. The child went to her bedroom for a lollipop when 52-year-old Richard Arvin Guevara allegedly pushed the child on to her bed and climbed on top of her, according...
  • 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...
  • Local cops send mixed messages on 'perp walks'

    Local cops send mixed messages on 'perp walks'
    It's a familiar sight if you follow the news in Central Florida: Someone accused of a crime is led in handcuffs through a gantlet of reporters and cameras into a patrol vehicle waiting to drive the suspect to the county jail. Defense lawyers say these...
  • Roberto Clemente mural painted over in Azalea Park

    Roberto Clemente mural painted over in Azalea Park
    A mural honoring Puerto Rican baseball icon Roberto Clemente has been painted over, destroying what was a source of pride for Little Leaguers and parents at a rebounding Azalea Park Elementary School ball field. Earl Lugo has coached there and wanted...
  • Victim in Orlando cop's rape case claims harassment, asks for external review

    Victim in Orlando cop's rape case claims harassment, asks for external review
    As former Orlando police Officer Roderick Johnson awaits trial, accused of raping a woman while on duty, his alleged victim says she's being harassed by police and has requested an external investigation. Through a lawyer, the woman has asked the...