| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:21 AM
Orange County authorities arrested 25 juveniles and adults in a surprise probation sweep targeting violent prior offenders Wednesday, officials said.
During the massive operation, a 22-year-old driver was arrested after she slammed into a Sheriff's...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:43 PM
For years, Cryston Swink feared getting a phone call from a police officer saying that her father had been killed.
Since Swink was a child, her father, Terry Bowers, had battled cocaine addiction and would periodically disappear on "drug binges" so...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Deputies violated the rights of barbers at Strictly Skillz barbershop during a 2010 raid in the guise of a license inspection, a federal appeal court said this week, in a strongly-worded rebuke of the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
"It was a scene right...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A 23-year-old man arrested last month after allegedly robbing a 7-Eleven at gunpoint has been connected to four other similar robberies, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Philip Gabriel Cappello was arrested Aug. 10 after a robbery at...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:35 AM
A man's body was found on the side of eastbound State Road 408 near West Colonial Drive this morning, officials said.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating.
"Investigators are trying to determine cause of death and the purpose of the...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Authorities found a decomposed female body Friday morning near Interstate 4 during the search for Alexandria Chery but have not yet confirmed that it is the missing 16-year-old girl.
But officials have confirmed they have a suspect in Alexandria's...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
Welcome to August.
1. The search continues for 16-year-old Alexandria Chery. Detectives from the Orange County Sheriff's Office Emergency Response Team and the Marine Unit are set to continue...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
A man was killed Sunday when his motorcycle crashed in Lake Forest in Orange County, authorities said.
The unidentified victim, who was described as in his 30s, was riding with other motorcyclists southbound on Santiago Canyon Road between Falcon Street...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The alleged school threat — a gigantic poison bomb — never existed.
But the consequences of making a false bomb threat is real.
A 19-year-old Orlando woman has been charged with making a false threat online this spring about setting off...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:37 PM
They're not old enough to legally buy $1 vodka shots, but young adults walk out of bars near the University of Central Florida every night and get behind the wheel.
Officers who patrol the area say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of...