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  • Spate of domestic violence leads to deaths in recent weeks

    Spate of domestic violence leads to deaths in recent weeks
    Jerome Gallon was shot in the back of the head during an argument with his girlfriend about his suspected infidelity. Carlene Pierre was gunned down by her estranged boyfriend, Michelet Polynice, a day after she filed an injunction against him. Vanessa...
  • College Park carjacker to woman: 'Don't scream or I'll shoot!'

    College Park carjacker to woman: 'Don't scream or I'll shoot!'
    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...
  • Victims fight back against knife-wielding attacker during 4 carjacking attempts

    Victims fight back against knife-wielding attacker during 4 carjacking attempts
    Several Good Samaritans, including one with a gun, joined police in chasing down an Orlando man after he allegedly tried to carjack four different drivers at knifepoint Monday morning. Eliud Martir Montalvo's rampage started at 9:30 a.m. when he ran...
  • Cops: Trapped woman jumps from window

    Cops: Trapped woman jumps from window
    An Orlando man was jailed this week on charges he beat and trapped a woman, forcing her to jump out of a window to escape Wednesday. Rochelle Heard told police Theodore Roosevelt Hampton, 40, trapped her inside his bedroom at 536 Washington St....
  • Orlando police stop driver attacking victim with car

    Orlando police stop driver attacking victim with car
    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...
  • Victim in Orlando cop's rape case claims harassment, asks for external review

    Victim in Orlando cop's rape case claims harassment, asks for external review
    As former Orlando police Officer Roderick Johnson awaits trial, accused of raping a woman while on duty, his alleged victim says she's being harassed by police and has requested an external investigation. Through a lawyer, the woman has asked the...
  • Woman stabbed boyfriend in heart with kitchen knife, OPD says

    Woman stabbed boyfriend in heart with kitchen knife, OPD says
    An Orlando woman early Friday was arrested on charges of attempted first-degree murder after stabbing her boyfriend in the chest, piercing his heart, police said. The unidentified victim is in surgery for the stab wound, the Orlando Police Department...
  • Courageous testimony

    Courageous testimony
    Oct. 31 In 1986 and early 1987, at least 21 Central Florida women were victims of a violent serial rapist. Some were slashed or stabbed. An Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff's Office task force apprehended Tommie Lee Andrews. I...
  • Bondi, police want power to take on websites advertising sex

    Bondi, police want power to take on websites advertising sex
    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...
  • Orlando Police Department rips WFTV’s ‘irresponsible reporting’

     
    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,...
  • Holocaust exhibit opens at Valencia Oct. 11

     
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “The Courage to Remember: the Holocaust 1933-1945” traveling exhibit will be on display at Valencia College East Campus beginning, Thursday, Oct. 11, and continuing through Oct. 19. Opening ceremony for...
  • NRA endorses Dan Webster, gives gun-owner Val Demings an ‘F’

     
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster received an endorsement and a perfect “A” grade from the National Rifle Association, while his opponent in Florida's 10th Congressional District, Val Demings, received an “F.” The “F” rating...