| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Georgeana Butler remembers exactly what Samantha Stephens had to put up with from her nosy neighbor Gladys Kravitz, who was constantly spying on her in the 1960s television comedy “Bewitched.”
“When Samantha had company, Mrs. Kravitz...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Orlando Police Department Office Andrew Peczinka was fired after an internal investigation into accusations that he racially profiled drivers during traffic stops, WFTV-Channel 9 is reporting.
The 25-year-old officer worked for OPD for the past two...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:36 PM
UMATILLA — After being turned down by two outside candidates, City Manager Glenn Irby has promoted Sgt. Adam Bolton to take over as police chief on a permanent basis.
Bolton had served as interim chief since May, when longtime police chief Doug...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The monthly meeting of the College Park Neighborhood Association was supposed to be an opportunity to meet with local police officers to talk about how to form a neighborhood watch group, but as it turned out, the people who attended the meeting had...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:11 AM
MOUNT DORA — Former Orlando law officer John O'Grady, tapped earlier this year to be chief in waiting, was sworn in today as the city's top cop.
O'Grady, who had been serving as deputy police chief, takes over for longtime police Chief Randy...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Central Florida is home to more than 50 miles of paved recreational trails that span from neighborhoods in Winter Springs to Orlando's Urban Trail to the scenic West Orange Trail.
It's near these trails and connecting streets that bicyclists,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:39 AM
A routine traffic stop took a deadly turn Tuesday when an Orlando officer fatally shot a felon who tried to run him over with a car, police said.
The man, 31-year-old Brian Christopher Leggitt, was pronounced dead on scene at Wentwood and Thorpe avenues...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Police have recovered a car that was stolen this weekend in Winter Haven while a 9-year-old girl was in the back seat, but they're still seeking the public's help to find three men suspected in the theft.
The 2012 Chevy Impala was stolen about 12:45 a....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Dripping wet from a combination of hard-earned sweat and muddied water, the Orange County Corrections team huddled proudly for photos.
The group of five men had just completed the last, and fan-favorite, event of the weeklong SWAT Round-Up...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:37 PM
In the back of the Windermere Police Department, eight officers are crammed into a small room.
They are being introduced to their new reality — one where virtually everything they do will be caught on camera.
Every driver they stop.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:13 AM
An Orlando man is in jail Thursday after trying to rape a 9-year-old girl, police said.
The child went to her bedroom for a lollipop when 52-year-old Richard Arvin Guevara allegedly pushed the child on to her bed and climbed on top of her, according...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:56 PM
For victims of domestic violence, leaving an abuser is never a simple matter. Victims typically have been belittled, demeaned, humiliated, beaten, threatened and isolated. They may have children or pets they're trying to protect. And they're often...