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  • ‘Blue Bloods’ leads CBS to Friday win; ‘School Pride’ tanks on NBC

     
    Another Friday, another CBS victory in the ratings. “School Pride,” from University of Central Florida grad Cheryl Hines, debuted on NBC. But viewers simply weren't interested: Just 2.9 million tuned in the reality show that rallies...
  • Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70

    Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70
    TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County. The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
  • Adopted Teen Put Dog Feces in Family's Food, police say

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after investigators said she poisoned her adoptive mother with insecticide, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. The mother told deputies that the girl, a Catholic-school student, had been...
  • Murder by numbers? Not if you're a homicide detective

    Murder by numbers? Not if you're a homicide detective
    It seems like it would be so easy: Show up at a murder scene, ask some questions and then solve the crime. (Hey - just like on TV!) Except many, many times, it's not. We wondered, however, what it really is like. And breaking news reporter Bianca...
  • Deputies: Man attacked roommate with machete, steak knife

    Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies said 54-year-old Colin Duncan after allegedly attacking his roommate with a machete and a steak knife Thursday in Orange County, reports the Orlando Sentinel. And the attack appears to be over the front door...
  • 50-inch alligator tail lands man in jail

    Grilled Cajun alligator tail, anyone? Jason Arnold Brewer, of Orlando, is accused of illegally cutting off a 50-inch alligator tail. He reportedly told deputies he used a knife he kept in his Taco Bell pants to kill the gator along the banks of the St....
  • Angry mom with pliers chases man who tried to abduct her daughter

    This mom meant business. When her daughter, 8, came running home and told her a that a man had tried to abduct her near their home on Friday afternoon, this Orlando mom took matters into her own hands, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Mom and daughter...
  • 'Blue Mass' dedicated to area's first responders

    'Blue Mass' dedicated to area's first responders
    First responders are doing God's work, serving as angels to help those in need, Orlando Bishop John Noonan said during a special Mass Thursday at St. James Cathedral. The 10th annual Blue Mass, so called because it is dedicated to police, firefighters,...
  • My last column: Good journalism still about sticking your neck out

    My last column: Good journalism still about sticking your neck out
    Bob Sharkey was a thin, short man who could take a very tall drink. He kept a bottle in the tiny newsroom of his weekly paper. This was well before computers. On Tuesday night they "pasted up'' the news pages, which entailed taking the printed stories...
  • Tire and rim thieves target students

    Statistics released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office show a recent spike in vehicle rim and tire thefts, many of which took place in the UCF area. According to Orange County Sheriff's Office records, a total of 30 tire thefts were reported in east...
  • Sheriff's Department investigates bombing threat

    A Laguna Beach man threatened to bomb Sears in Laguna Hills after a heated exchange with a company phone operator. Police responded at 7:12 p.m. Friday to his home in the 200 block of Diamond Street to assist the Orange County Sheriff's Department in the...
  • 'Carpet-cleaner' gag nabs wanted Florida man

    A man wanted on felony charges in Florida was arrested this afternoon in Oak Park when Cook County Sheriff's officers pretended to be rug cleaners and he let them into his apartment. Officials in Orange County, Fla. say Omilquer Garcia Perez, 37, was...