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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Blue Mass today honors public safety personnel

    Blue Mass today honors public safety personnel
    Orlando Catholic Bishop John Noonan will honor Central Florida's law enforcement, public safety and fire fighting personnel in a Blue Mass today, 12:10 p.m., at St. James Cathedral, 215 N. Orange Ave., Orlando. The public is invited to pray for the...
  • Man, 22, reported missing after not completing newspaper delivery route

    Man, 22, reported missing after not completing newspaper delivery route
    A 22-year-old man was reported missing after not completing his Orlando Sentinel delivery route, an Orange County Sheriff's spokeswoman said. Robert John Mortimer left the Winter Garden home where he lives with his family around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, said...
  • Orange County shocker on 'Motives & Murders'

    Orange County shocker on 'Motives & Murders'
    The saga of a 17-year-old Orange County high school student who was stabbed dozens of times in her home will be featured on "Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case." Shauna Card was a junior at Cypress Creek High School when she was murdered in 1995....
  • Sheriff promises transparency, asks for patience after deputy shoots suspect

    Sheriff promises transparency, asks for patience after deputy shoots suspect
    Flanked by pastors and community leaders, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings asked for patience as authorities investigate the shooting Monday morning of an unarmed car-theft suspect. A deputy said he was forced to shoot 28-year-old Cedric Bartee...
  • Orange County enters national debate about police violence after deputy's shooting

    Orange County enters national debate about police violence after deputy's shooting
    When the bullets stopped and Sgt. Robert McCarthy lowered his gun after Monday's pre-dawn shooting, chaos ensued as neighbors who witnessed the incident rushed out to see the aftermath and questioned whether deadly force was necessary. The Orange...
  • Sheriff's Office hands case of woman's mysterious death back to FHP

    Sheriff's Office hands case of woman's mysterious death back to FHP
    After two weeks without finding evidence of a crime behind Orlando salon worker Hien Tran's death, the Orange County Sheriff's Office returned the investigation back to the Florida Highway Patrol. "Based on the findings and information developed, OCSO...
  • Man no longer 'person of interest' in probe of mysterious death

    Man no longer 'person of interest' in probe of mysterious death
    The investigation of Orlando salon worker Hien Tran's mysterious death last week continued Tuesday after homicide detectives questioned and released a "person of interest," according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. A search for the unidentified...
  • 5-year sentence possible for man who pointed laser at helicopter

    5-year sentence possible for man who pointed laser at helicopter
    A 31-year-old Orlando man could face up to five years in federal prison for aiming the light beam from a laser pointer at an Orange County Sheriff's Office helicopter. Joseph Parrott was accused of pointing the laser at a pilot about 3 a.m. on July 2....
  • Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month

    Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month
    Jamaican restaurant shooter "should be considered armed and dangerous," deputies said. Deputies released on Friday a photo of the man suspected of walking up to Leroy's Jamaican Cuisine order window in Pine Hills and shooting a restaurant employee...
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County

    Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County
    Investigators have identified a teen boy and man killed in two separate shootings in west Orange County this weekend. Jose Altamirano, 17, was armed when he was shot to death at the intersection of Powers Drive and Livingston Street on Sunday night....