| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:54 PM
It's a familiar sight if you follow the news in Central Florida: Someone accused of a crime is led in handcuffs through a gantlet of reporters and cameras into a patrol vehicle waiting to drive the suspect to the county jail.
Defense lawyers say these...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Three men are on the loose after attacking a College Park woman at gunpoint and stealing her car from her driveway late Monday.
The 29-year-old woman spotted the carjackers after pulling into the driveway of her home in the 1200 block of Shady Lane...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:42 AM
Maybe he should've tried a doughnut joint instead.
When Matt Skytta, 55, didn't get a free meal at an IHOP after flashing an Orlando Police Department insignia patch at a server, he then flashed someting else -- his buttocks, reports the Orlando...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Orlando Police Department is searching for a gunman Tuesday after a robbery at a local Dollar Tree.
The armed man stole an undetermined amount of cash from the 5760 N. Orange Blossom Trail location around 9:51 p.m. Monday, police said.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:23 PM
An Orlando Police Department officer stopped a driver who was ramming his vehicle into another car, saving the woman inside Wednesday afternoon.
Domestic-violence suspect Charles Lamons, 28, faces charges of aggravated battery, aggravated stalking and...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:58 AM
City Hall plans to give $1.7 million to help the Orlando Magic build a sports-and-entertainment complex downtown.
Orlando officials say the taxpayer money will ensure downtown Orlando gets something it badly needs: conference space.
"If you ask me...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:51 PM
A two-word change proposed to one of the nation's first online laws has triggered a battle between law enforcement and Internet libertarians.
On one side, top law enforcers for nearly every state, including Florida, are calling on Congress to change a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:50 AM
A homeless man was shot in the neck near downtown Orlando early Friday.
Roger William Franks was shot in the neck at 12:20 a.m. in the 1000 block of West Central Boulevard, said Lt. John Holysz, Orlando Police Department spokesman.
The shooter is on...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:58 AM
A fire inside the parking garage at Uptown Place forced an evacuation of the apartment complex this morning.
About two vehicles parked inside the apartment's parking garage at 911 North Orange Avenue caught fire for an unknown reason around 4:30 a.m.,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:56 AM
The Orlando Police Department is investigating a home invasion after shots were fired.
Two men and one woman broke into a home in the 4500 block of Brooke Street in the Richmond Heights neighborhood around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, said Orlando Police Lt....
| 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...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:43 PM
THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Orlando Police Department went into great detail Wednesday in blasting WFTV-Channel 9's “irresponsible reporting” about a female shooting victim at Middlebrook Farms apartment complex. Sgt. Jim Young,...