| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:53 PM
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,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Robert Champion vomited, stopped breathing and was cold to the touch moments before he was taken to the hospital where he died following a suspected hazing attack, according to 911 audio released Thursday.
"We were just sitting there talking and next...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 7:46 AM
A Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University student died after he fell ill aboard a bus parked outside the Orlando hotel where the school's marching band was staying, officials said.
Robert Champion, 26, was on the bus with his FAMU band mates in...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:34 PM
TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County.
The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Here are some new revelations, unique observations and details that add context to the case. Jeff Ashton shares these and many others in his new book:
The duct tape found with Caylee's remains was "the smoking gun," he writes. "It was the primary piece...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 3:38 AM
Casey Anthony spent many hours talking with law enforcement on July 16, 2008. The question is whether she was a criminal suspect at that time or the young mother of a missing child helping authorities start a search.
The answer will determine whether...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:48 PM
No one in Windermere government knew that police Chief Daniel Saylor had been suspended from the Florida Police Chiefs Association in 2009, or that Saylor had asked the association to shred public documents, according to a new memo posted on the town's...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Every day, about 20 Florida police cars crash into something: another vehicle, a person, a utility pole. Every year, those crashes kill 20 people, hurt 2,400 others and cause $25 million in property damage, an Orlando Sentinel investigation has found....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:59 PM
The wake-up call for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office came the evening of June 22, 2010, when a deputy driving 106 mph on U.S. Highway 1 in Key Largo swerved around a slower vehicle, lost control and crashed into a parked truck.
Deputy Melissa J....
| Oct 1, 2011
| 6:45 PM
Bob Sharkey was a thin, short man who could take a very tall drink. He kept a bottle in the tiny newsroom of his weekly paper.
This was well before computers. On Tuesday night they "pasted up'' the news pages, which entailed taking the printed stories...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 2:24 PM
The owner of a tattered American flag that was taken down and destroyed after a local veteran thought it was disrespectful says he is not anti-American in pursuing the criminal case against the man who took his property.
In fact, John Barry Granfield...