| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:58 PM
At the Florida Lottery headquarters, Timothy Poole, 43, posed for a photo with an oversized check after claiming his $3 million Scratch-Off prize. But when the image hit the Internet, others recognized the 450-pound man as a registered sexual predator....
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Orlando International Airport officials and a private-parking operation are offering free rides to travelers stranded because they left their cars at a lot that closed without warning this weekend.
Airport Quick Parking on Jetport Drive shut down with...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:35 PM
A teenage suspect remains on the loose after a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg Friday night, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
The shooting happened at 5:23 p.m. in the 5400 block of S. Texas Avenue, said Lt. Matt Butler.
| Dec 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
It started as a routine day on the job: When an Audubon Park homeowner walked through her front door just as a teenage burglary suspect was sprinting out of a back door, Orlando police were dispatched to the scene.
Among those to respond to the...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 2:17 PM
This Juliet did not go to die with her Romeo.
Orange County sheriff's detectives recovered the stolen Ford Mustang named "Juliet" on Thursday. The car, along with a Chevrolet Malibu called "Romeo," was stolen last weekend from a Kangaroo gas station at...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The girlfriend of suspended Orlando Predators coach Rob Keefe said she falsely accused him of domestic violence.
"I want to make it very clear that Rob did not hit me or do anything to harm me," Amie Hardin said in a statement written under oath in...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:47 PM
They held a large, illuminated sign that read: "End the new Jim Crow."
They chanted: "No justice, no peace. No racist police!" and "I can't breathe!"
The nearly 200 protesters then marched throughout downtown Orlando on Wednesday night voicing their...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Here are your stories for Friday: local micro-roasted coffee; SeaWorld boss is out; arrests in shooting of 15-year-old boy; and more.
1. Coffee! Let's start with the story by Paul Brinkman about local micro-roast coffee companies. The trend of small...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Police Chief John Mina on Friday embraced the idea of equipping the department's officers with body cameras, a move that activists have called for around the country in the wake of high-profile deaths during confrontations...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:41 AM
A 30-year-old man was fatally shot outside a South Orange County check-cashing store around 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies later identified him as Yessy George-Milan.
Witnesses said the suspect, a male in a red...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Orange County deputies are investigating after a man was found dead outside a business on Chancery Lane just north of Florida Mall on Wednesday.
The man, 18-year-old Romelo Hicks, was found about 7:20 a.m. Deputies say a passerby saw him laying on the...