| Jan 10, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Walt Disney World plans to stop dispensing prizes at its hotel video-game arcades, and Florida's ban on Internet cafes may be to blame.
Prize redemption counters at the resort's hotels, where kids turn in game points for toys and candy, are being...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:28 PM
Not even the mailboxes on 18th Street have escaped the recent spasm of violence.
One mailbox at the corner of 18th and Westmoreland Drive in Orange County is riddled with bullet holes.
It's emblematic of the gunfire that, since September, has left...
| Jan 3, 2015
Orange County Deputy Jonathan Scott Pine spent the final moments of his life in a gunfight with a car-burglary suspect who fatally wounded Pine and then turned the gun on himself.
Six weeks later, it happened again.
This time, Windermere Officer...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The Orange County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter told officials she slammed her toddler on the floor before putting her to bed, unaware of the child's injuries, records show.
Amanda Berard, 23, said she grabbed her daughter, Aaliyah...
| 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 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 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 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...