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  • Disney ditching claw machines, video-game prizes

    Disney ditching claw machines, video-game prizes
    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...
  • Residents on 18th Street live on despite recent violence

    Residents on 18th Street live on despite recent violence
    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...
  • Children, cops among 2014 homicide victims

    Children, cops among 2014 homicide victims
    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...
  • 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...
  • Orlando International Airport offers free rides to stranded travelers

    Orlando International Airport offers free rides to stranded travelers
    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...
  • Stolen 'Juliet' race car recovered by deputies

    Stolen 'Juliet' race car recovered by deputies
    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...
  • Preds coach falsely accused of domestic violence, girlfriend says

    Preds coach falsely accused of domestic violence, girlfriend says
    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...
  • Deputies: Man shot in leg, teen suspect remains on loose

    Deputies: Man shot in leg, teen suspect remains on loose
    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. The victim...
  • Retired OPD K-9 trades nabbing bad guys for afternoon naps

    Retired OPD K-9 trades nabbing bad guys for afternoon naps
    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...
  • Protesters briefly stop traffic, chant: 'No justice, no peace. No racist police!'

    Protesters briefly stop traffic, chant: 'No justice, no peace. No racist police!'
    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...
  • 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...