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  • Legally blind man cleared in murder wants his guns back

    John Wayne Rogers is a blind man who two years ago shot dead an overnight guest in his living room. He was cleared of murder in that case, and today in a Sanford courtroom, he'll ask Circuit Judge John Galluzzo to return his .308-caliber assault rifle,...
  • Looking back: The deadliest night of tornadoes in Florida history

    Looking back: The deadliest night of tornadoes in Florida history
    When people think of Florida disasters, hurricanes always comes to mind, but tornadoes have cast their deadly pall on the state as well. One Sunday night in 1998 became the deadliest tornado event in Florida history, with 12 tornadoes touching down...
  • Judge reverses himself, gives shooter 'stand your ground' immunity

    Judge reverses himself, gives shooter 'stand your ground' immunity
    SANFORD — On the third day of an attempted murder trial, a Sanford judge reversed himself and gave "stand your ground" immunity to an Altamonte Springs man who shot another man in a bar fight. Christopher Roelofsen, 34, had been facing a long...
  • Bring the family to Seminole Animal Services' 11th Annual Pet Adopt-a-thon

    Bring the family to Seminole Animal Services' 11th Annual Pet Adopt-a-thon
          Who doesn’t love dachshund races? Plus canine games, dog training, agility demonstrations, the Easter Bunny and food trucks. All will be on hand at a free event for the whole family, including your pets, on Saturday, March 22. Seminole...
  • Grandview Prep ranked No. 1 in 2A in final girls hoops state rankings

    The final 2013-14 FABC-Source Hoops girls basketball state rankings were released this week, and predictably, state champ Grandview Prep is No. 1 in Class 2A. State semifinalist Palm Beach Lakes finished No. 3 in 7A and 7A regional finalist Nova wound...
  • Trayvon Martin protesters in Florida blocked from courthouse area

    Trayvon Martin protesters in Florida blocked from courthouse area
    SANFORD, Fla. -- As protests expanded nationally over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin, activists in the town where the trial was held complained that police had foiled their plans for a large gathering.  Organizers with the...
  • DOJ: Don't return gun to George Zimmerman while we're investigating

    DOJ: Don't return gun to George Zimmerman while we're investigating
    Following a request from the FBI, the Sanford Police Department reported Thursday that it has halted its plan to return George Zimmerman's gun and other pieces of evidence used at his murder trial. The move is a clear sign that the U.S. Department of...
  • Trayvon Martin supporters gather in downtown Orlando, across nation

    Trayvon Martin supporters gather in downtown Orlando, across nation
    They are frightened, frustrated and fuming. They gathered under a blazing sun in Central Florida and across the country Saturday with common fears, worried their child will be the next Trayvon Martin. A week after a Sanford jury found George Zimmerman...
  • For Sanford's Chief Cecil Smith, it's talk the talk, walk the walk

    For Sanford's Chief Cecil Smith, it's talk the talk, walk the walk
    SANFORD, Fla. -- Police Chief Cecil Smith came to this city in the early heated days of controversy over the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer named George Zimmerman. It was April 1, 2012, six weeks after the shooting,...
  • Sanford police deliver George Zimmerman case evidence to FBI

    Sanford police deliver George Zimmerman case evidence to FBI
    Sanford police confirmed Monday they had delivered boxes of evidence from their investigation into George Zimmerman to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Orlando office. Capt. Jim McAuliffe said the delivery — which includes the gun Zimmerman...
  • Zimmerman trial: Sequester of jury cost $33,000

    Zimmerman trial: Sequester of jury cost $33,000
    While living in isolation during the George Zimmerman murder trial, jurors went bowling, saw a Fourth of July fireworks display and got manicures and pedicures, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday. Those were counterpoints to the...