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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • 2,000-mile motorcycle caravan memorializes officers who died in 2014

    2,000-mile motorcycle caravan memorializes officers who died in 2014
    Miriam Cuin and her husband traveled from New York to help launch a 2,000-mile memorial motorcycle motorcade that roared off under gloomy skies Friday to honor people like her son, Broward Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Rivera. "It's very emotional," Miriam...
  • Jets running back Chris Johnson uncooperative with deputies after being shot in Orlando

    Jets running back Chris Johnson uncooperative with deputies after being shot in Orlando
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was uncooperative with deputies who responded over the weekend to a fatal shooting that left him and a friend with bullet wounds and the driver of their car dead, according to an Orange...
  • Sex offender gets 20 years for child porn found on cellphone, feds say

    Sex offender gets 20 years for child porn found on cellphone, feds say
    Jesse Ausbin Brown's cellphone was tucked away in his car. But after Brown's arrest in Winter Garden for failing to register as a sex offender, his 2005 Grand Prix was towed away and later sold to a new owner. Then the buyer stumbled across Brown's...
  • Deputies: Chris Johnson, two others shot, one fatally, in 'targeted' attack

    Deputies: Chris Johnson, two others shot, one fatally, in 'targeted' attack
    Sunday's shooting that left one man dead and injured two others, including former New York Jets running back Chris Johnson, was a "targeted'' attack, investigators said Monday. But detectives with the Orange County Sheriff's Office cannot say who was...
  • Former Jet Chris Johnson wounded in drive-by shooting near Florida Mall that left another man dead

    Former Jet Chris Johnson wounded in drive-by shooting near Florida Mall that left another man dead
    Former Olympia High School player and New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was shot in the shoulder in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning that left another man dead and another injured, according to reports. The shooting took place at about 4:09 a....
  • Vile scam fakes bloody accident, seeks money

    Vile scam fakes bloody accident, seeks money
    When Bud Gardner answered the phone, his heart jumped. The caller on the other end said he was with Bud's wife, who had been in a terrible accident on Orange Avenue. She was bloody and unconscious. The caller, who said he was a paramedic, had gotten...
  • After Vietnam, veteran kept leading, inspiring

     After Vietnam, veteran kept leading, inspiring
    He looked on as the American flag was hoisted toward an overcast sky. Behind it, the sleek lines of the new Orlando VA hospital ascended just as high. As he rose from his wheelchair to the sounds of the national anthem, Ret. Col. Earle Denton saluted the...
  • Sheriff: Shooting death of teen riding scooter ruled homicide

    Sheriff: Shooting death of teen riding scooter ruled homicide
    A scooter driver's mysterious death has a neighborhood — and authorities — wondering what's behind the shooting of Keven Padilla. The Orange County Sheriff's Office at first thought he was the victim of a hit-and-run. But on Saturday it...
  • Hotel worker sentenced to prison in credit-card-skimming scheme

    Hotel worker sentenced to prison in credit-card-skimming scheme
    A housekeeper at a resort-area hotel caught stealing guests' credit-card data with a skimmer device in 2013 was sentenced to federal prison last month, along with two other people involved in the scheme, records show. According to federal-court...
  • Orlando man found guilty of shooting at friend after carjacking

    Orlando man found guilty of shooting at friend after carjacking
    A federal jury on Thursday found an Orlando man guilty of carjacking his friend's car and shooting at him in June, officials said. Nester Leon, 26, faces a maximum 15 years in federal prison for the carjacking conviction, and at least 10 years for the...
  • Deputies: Dive team, investigators search water in robbery case

    Deputies: Dive team, investigators search water in robbery case
    Orange County Sheriff's Office divers are searching a body of water near Harbor Beach Apartment Homes, a complex off Semoran Boulevard and Lake Margaret Drive. Officials say the search is related to a robbery case. "The dive team is conducting follow-...