| Nov 10, 2010
| 1:36 PM
How often do you get to see video of a 6-foot-4 naked jogger in swimming goggles getting stunned by a Taser?
A tiny digital camera attached to an officer's electronic weapon and used by fewer than a dozen law-enforcement agencies in Florida now makes...
| Nov 14, 2010
In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
| Nov 13, 2010
| 6:25 PM
Are you sleeping more soundly this week?
I know I am, now that the Orange County Sheriff's Office has concluded an unprecedented sweep of barbershops that yielded nearly three-dozen charges of … wait for it … criminal barbering.
| Nov 30, 2010
| 2:35 PM
The husband of professional boxer Christy Martin, suspected of shooting and stabbing his wife last week, was arrested in northwest Orange County Tuesday after deputies were tipped off to his whereabouts.
A bloody and injured Christy Martin stumbled into...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 7:58 PM
A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records.
On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 3:30 PM
When Orange County sheriff's deputies entered Strictly Skillz barbershop with licensing inspectors in August, handcuffing barbers during business hours, owner Brian Berry said he felt his civil rights had been violated.
On Wednesday, Berry said he...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 7:20 PM
The head of a state licensing agency that inspects barbershops told a state panel he had no idea the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed with his employees for a series of sweeps until he read about it in an Orlando Sentinel report.
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:34 PM
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....
| Apr 26, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Orange County homicide detectives today named the man killed in a shooting this weekend at Tymberskan Apartments.
Deputies said the victim has been identified as 24-year-old Termaine Charles. Deputies were called to the shooting on the 4200 block of...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 3:04 PM
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...
| May 10, 2011
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 3:41 PM
Orange County Deputy Brandon Coates, who was gunned down during a traffic stop earlier this month, was among the 160 law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty across the country this year — evidence that violence against cops...