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  • Five things for Friday, Dec. 12

    Five things for Friday, Dec. 12
    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...
  • Orlando police warming up to body cameras

    Orlando police warming up to body cameras
    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...
  • Deputies identify man shot dead outside check-cashing store

    Deputies identify man shot dead outside check-cashing store
    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...
  • Deputies investigate after discovery of slaying victim outside business

    Deputies investigate after discovery of slaying victim outside business
    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...
  • Orlando man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking cocaine

    Orlando man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking cocaine
    As a drug dealer, Garry Wiggins lived in a home fortified with rebar and cement posts. Now, the 48-year-old Orlando man will be surrounded by prison bars for the next 15 years for his role in a cocaine-trafficking ring. He must forfeit his South Buena...
  • 'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says

    'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says
    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...
  • Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween

    Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween
    Anyone planning to take their children trick-or-treating for Halloween should consider checking the Florida sex offender registry so they know which houses to avoid. All sex offenders in Florida are required to register their home addresses and that...
  • Cuba, liberals, and Dirty Harry: Letters

    Cuba, liberals, and Dirty Harry: Letters
    Weighing Cuba policy shift I just watched U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's response to President Obama's re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba. In 2013, I spent 10 days traveling in Cuba with a People to People Partnership. I saw a country with no...
  • Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?

    Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?
    Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.  A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads 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...
  • 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...