| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A 2-year-old boy got a gun out of his father's bedroom Tuesday and accidentally shot himself in both legs, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Child-welfare workers and Orange County deputies are investigating why the gun was unsecured and the...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:14 AM
An Orlando man who was shot and killed by an agent with the FBI early this morning was friends with the Boston bombings suspects, according to a friend of the victim.
Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot this morning in the 6000 block of Peregrine Avenue in...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:13 AM
Another family vacationing in Orlando found out that it's a small world after all.
During a family dinner on Sunday night, a Mississippi tourist, Taylor Dwayne Harris, 21, found out his dad was receiving text messages from -- surprise -- his lover while...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:33 AM
A missing 37-year-old woman was found in good condition Sunday morning at a private psychiatric hospital near Orlando, the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies had asked for the public's help in finding Rebecca Kenyon, 37, was had last been seen...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:45 PM
A Mississippi father died Wednesday, 10 days after his son punched him in the head and he fell onto the concrete in an International Drive restaurant parking lot, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
Leonard Harris, 52, died at about 10:15 a.m. at...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 10:59 AM
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is experimenting with two surveillance drones that it hopes to turn loose over Metro Orlando skies this summer.
Sheriff's spokesman Jeff Williamson would not reveal specific uses for the drones, larger versions of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Orange County prosecutors filed information this week to seek the death penalty against Bessman Okafor in the Ocoee witness killing case.
This is the first death penalty decision made under the direction of new Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton....
| Jan 2, 2013
In 1986 and early 1987, at least 21 Central Florida women were victims of a violent serial rapist. Some were slashed or stabbed. An Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff's Office task force apprehended Tommie Lee Andrews. I...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:37 PM
A house linked to the shooting of a 15-year-old girl in Pine Hills last year has ties to current and recent National Football League athletes, newly available records in the case obtained by the Orlando Sentinel show.
One of the players, former...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:08 PM
George Zimmerman's new attorney, Hal Uhrig, has come out swinging. Less than 72 hours after announcing he was on the defense team, he's done interviews on CBS, NBC, CNN and the Fox network, and he's aggressively pushing this message: George Zimmerman is a...