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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month

    Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month
    Jamaican restaurant shooter "should be considered armed and dangerous," deputies said. Deputies released on Friday a photo of the man suspected of walking up to Leroy's Jamaican Cuisine order window in Pine Hills and shooting a restaurant employee...
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County

    Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County
    Investigators have identified a teen boy and man killed in two separate shootings in west Orange County this weekend. Jose Altamirano, 17, was armed when he was shot to death at the intersection of Powers Drive and Livingston Street on Sunday night....
  • Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation

    Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation
    An armed robbery on Sunday night at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida — the fourth robbery report outside of campus in the past two months — remains under investigation, according to the Orange County Sheriff's...
  • AK-47 attack: 11-year-old girl recovering after shooting

    AK-47 attack: 11-year-old girl recovering after shooting
    An 11-year-old-girl is recovering after more than two dozen shots were fired into an Apopka-area home early Sunday morning, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. "She's doing much better," Jeff Williamson, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, said...
  • No activists showed up near Orlando for rally

    No activists showed up near Orlando for rally
    Activists wanted Dec. 1 to be a day of nationwide protests against police aggression, but no one showed up for a rally near Orlando on Monday. A rally, planned by Million March Against Police Brutality, was planned for 9 a.m. Monday in front of the...
  • Double-murder suspect with no hands, feet kills self during Tenn. traffic stop

    Double-murder suspect with no hands, feet kills self during Tenn. traffic stop
    Orange County detectives were dispatched Tuesday to Tennessee, where the search for a former South Florida man considered a person of interest in his parents' deaths came to a bloody end. Local authorities had been searching for quadruple amputee Sean...
  • Two shot getting out of vehicle in Pine Hills

    Two shot getting out of vehicle in Pine Hills
    Two males were shot while getting out of a vehicle in Pine Hills on Tuesday afternoon, an Orange County sheriff's spokeswoman said. One victim had to go into surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center while the other suffered non-life threatening...
  • Memphis 'death investigation' possibly linked to search for quad amputee

    Memphis 'death investigation' possibly linked to search for quad amputee
    Orange County detectives were dispatched Tuesday to Tennessee, where the search for the quadruple amputee considered a person of interest in his parents' deaths appeared to have come to a bloody end. Local authorities had been searching for 30-year-...
  • 'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says

    'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says
    The Orange County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter told officials she slammed her toddler on the floor before putting her to bed, unaware of the child's injuries, records show. Amanda Berard, 23, said she grabbed her daughter, Aaliyah...
  • Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?

    Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?
    Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.  A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads the...