| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:12 PM
For five years a pilot, his wife and their young daughter lived in a two-story home in the Eagle Creek subdivision, a gated golf-course community in the upscale Lake Nona area.
He worked for a Brazilian airline. She had part-time work at Disney.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Orange County Sheriff's Office reports that it has evacuated a building on the Florida Technical College campus because of a phone call about a "dangerous device."
However, early reports were that deputies failed to turn up evidence of a device,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Authorities have arrested a man accused of shooting a good Samaritan who was trying to save a woman being attacked during a gathering of street racers last week, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Pedro Rivera, 27, faces a charge of aggravated...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Central Florida's largest law-enforcement agency has slowly increased the number of cameras mounted in its patrol vehicles and recently started testing recording devices that go on the bodies of Orange County deputies.
Sheriff Jerry Demings had been...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A 50-year-old man who robbed an Orlando-area bank today was caught minutes later — on a Lynx bus, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
The robbery happened just after 11 a.m. at a Wells Fargo bank in the 9400 block of Orange Blossom Trail....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Some thieves will do anything for money — even if it means plucking an automated teller machine from the ground with a front-end loader in Orlando.
That unusual caper early Thursday remained unsolved, but it mirrored other overly elaborate ATM...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Detectives are continuing to arrest suspected members of a sizable drug ring that agents say smuggled heroin from New York to Central Florida.
Agents with the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation said the ring brought heroin from Brooklyn, N.Y., on...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Four attackers remained on the loose Tuesday after killing an Orlando-area man during an unusual crime spree involving two home invasions late Monday.
The victim, 36-year-old Abdel Younge, was kidnapped from a home near Washington Shores just before 10...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Orange County deputies on Monday identified a man who was critically injured over the weekend after falling 20 feet while setting up a carnival ride.
Toby Garcia, an employee of Freeman exposition services, was working on the ride at an expo at the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Dripping wet from a combination of hard-earned sweat and muddied water, the Orange County Corrections team huddled proudly for photos.
The group of five men had just completed the last, and fan-favorite, event of the weeklong SWAT Round-Up...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Two teens left behind a trail of chaos — one even tooled through a fast-food joint in a stolen vehicle — when a brief pursuit with deputies ended with a crash and power outage early Tuesday.
The crime spree began with a home invasion late...