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  • Toddler recovering after shooting himself with father's gun

    Toddler recovering after shooting himself with father's gun
    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...
  • Terrifying Video Shows Killer Whale Attacking SeaWorld Trainer

    Terrifying Video Shows Killer Whale Attacking SeaWorld Trainer
    SAN DIEGO -- A video revealing an incident between a killer whale and its trainer at SeaWorld was released Tuesday during the SeaWorld v US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis trial. It happened in November 2006. Trainer Kenneth Peters, 39, was bitten and...
  • Friend: Orlando man killed by FBI agent was questioned in Boston Marathon bombings

    Friend: Orlando man killed by FBI agent was questioned in Boston Marathon bombings
    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...
  • Dad critical after son punched him over affair during family vacation

    Dad critical after son punched him over affair during family vacation
    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...
  • Sting targets white supremacists: Agents' Nazi 'gang' duped suspects

    Sting targets white supremacists: Agents' Nazi 'gang' duped suspects
    ST. CLOUD — A neo-Nazi motorcycle gang created by an undercover law-enforcement unit to investigate white supremacists and racist bikers has helped topple two domestic-terrorism groups in Central Florida. The original investigation began in 2007,...
  • Sheriff's Office wants to fly drones over Orange County skies

    Sheriff's Office wants to fly drones over Orange County skies
    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...
  • Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton will seek death penalty in Ocoee witness killing

    Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton will seek death penalty in Ocoee witness killing
    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....
  • Courageous testimony

    Courageous testimony
    Oct. 31 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...
  • House linked to teen's shooting had ties to NFL players, new evidence shows

    House linked to teen's shooting had ties to NFL players, new evidence shows
    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...
  • 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...
  • Deputies name man shot, killed at Tymber Skan complex

    Deputies name man shot, killed at Tymber Skan complex
    Orange County homicide detectives today named the man killed in a shooting this weekend at Tymberskan Apartments. Deputies said the victim has been identified as 24-year-old Termaine Charles. Deputies were called to the shooting on the 4200 block of...