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  • FIRST ON ORLANDOSENTINEL.COM 'We don't have a pulse!' 911 call captures chaos after fatal head-on crash

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'We don't have a pulse!' 911 call captures chaos after fatal head-on crash
    The couple got up before sunrise on a Saturday earlier this month to spend a relaxing day bird watching in Melbourne. Instead, they were thrust into the adrenaline-pounding role of emergency first responders before dawn on May 18 — when they drove...
  • John Mica talks sequester with WFTV; Don Gaetz is News 13 guest

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: “Political Connections” previews the Florida Legislative Session at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. The guests are Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville; House Speaker ...
  • House raises Rick Scott, proposes bigger budget with more teacher money

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House budget-writers have responded to Gov. Rick Scott's call to prioritize education this year with a $74.4 billion spending plan that includes more money for teacher raises and universities. Both the House and Senate are releasing...
  • Pre-dawn cyclist fatality

     
    If you're riding at 6:30 a.m., be sure you have lights.  A friend of mine who rides actually hit a cyclist in the predawn hours a few weeks ago. The cyclist had no lights and fortunately wasn't injured.  Here is a much worse outcome; hopefully Jerome...
  • New York bound woman stole wrecker after breaking down on I-95

    New York bound woman stole wrecker after breaking down on I-95
    "I thought she was playin'," the tow truck driver told deputies. She wasn't. However, she was New York-bound and dtermined to get there. The tow truck operator responded to a call to help a stranded motorist on Thursday morning when her rental car...
  • DUI bust: Pantless, boozy-smelling mom pulled over by cops

    DUI bust: Pantless, boozy-smelling mom pulled over by cops
    When Fort Pierce cops pulled over Sindy Robles, a 20-year-old mom, for an alleged moving traffic violation, officers asked her to exit the SUV, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm in Stuart. That request presented a problem for...
  • FHP's Wysocky honored

    FHP's Wysocky honored
    Kudos to Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky. One of the most frequently quoted law enforcement spokesmen in South Florida and one of the most helpful to reporters, he was recognized this month as Troop L's Trooper of the Year for his efforts on...
  • Pantless woman caught driving drunk, FHP says | FloriDUH's most distracted drivers

    Pantless woman caught driving drunk, FHP says | FloriDUH's most distracted drivers
    Move over! Havoc on the highway! Natalie Christina Delgado wasn't wearing any undies when troopers pulled over on suspicion of DUI on I-595 near Davie in the wee hours of Wednesday morning after she had been traveling in the wrong direction and on the...
  • FHP: Hooker danced topless on highway

    FHP: Hooker danced topless on highway
    Havoc on the highway...again. The Orange Blossum Trail (OBT) is a major road that runs through Orlando and a seedy southern portion of it is known as an unofficial red light district, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Early Friday morning, a Florida...
  • Gas station robbery suspect busted after being stopped for speeding

    When a FHP trooper pulled over Heather Brianna Kelly, 25, of Fort Pierce, for speeding on I-95,  the trooper learned the woman was wanted for jumping over the counter of a gas station in Atlantis and swiping some cash from the register, reports WPEC CBS...
  • DUI suspect throws up on patrol car after hit-and-run, troopers say

    DUI suspect throws up on patrol car after hit-and-run, troopers say
    DUI suspect Ryan T. Fletcher allegedly slammed his Ford into at least one other car and then fled the scene of the accident before lawmen arrived, troopers said, reports the Orlando Sentinel. But troopers soon found the 28-year-old man, who had been...
  • UCF student killed in crash was known for always helping people

    UCF student killed in crash was known for always helping people
    A University of Central Florida student was killed Wednesday night in a crash on Interstate 10 in North Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Kaliegh Nicole Ottis, 19, an Alpha Delta Pi sorority member and Lake Mary High School graduate, was a...