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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Spate of domestic violence leads to deaths in recent weeks

    Spate of domestic violence leads to deaths in recent weeks
    Jerome Gallon was shot in the back of the head during an argument with his girlfriend about his suspected infidelity. Carlene Pierre was gunned down by her estranged boyfriend, Michelet Polynice, a day after she filed an injunction against him. Vanessa...
  • Universal Studios to salute veterans on Friday

    Universal Studios to salute veterans on Friday
    Universal Studios will have a in-park parade of its military veterans for an early commemoration of Veterans Day on Friday. Members of the Universal Orlando Resort's Veteran Network will be joined by folks from the American Legion, Orlando Police...
  • Woman stabbed boyfriend in heart with kitchen knife, OPD says

    An Orlando woman early Friday was arrested on charges of attempted first-degree murder after stabbing her boyfriend in the chest, piercing his heart, police said. The unidentified victim is in surgery for the stab wound, the Orlando Police Department...