| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Shawn Bartelt, 60, is general manager of WFTV-Channel 9, the ABC affiliate in Orlando, and WRDQ-Channel 27. Before assuming that post in 2006, she was director of sales at WSOC in Charlotte, N.C. She also worked as national sales manager at WESH-Channel 2...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Deborah Snow is modest when you ask her about the pending $25 million sale of her longtime family bail-bond company.
“It is kind of cool. It is a story about local girls doing well,” Snow said.
Snow and her sister, Sharon Jallad, have...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Chief Judge Belvin Perry Jr., the longtime leader of the criminal-justice system in Orange and Osceola counties who gained national fame during the Casey Anthony trial, announced Monday he will retire at the end of August.
"I have devoted a quarter-...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:24 PM
An Orlando Sentinel employee who admitted printing out child pornography at work has been arrested on several felony charges, the Orlando Police Department said Tuesday.
According to police, a co-worker discovered a child-pornography image at common-area...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:55 AM
For the second time in the past month, the Orlando Police Department has made an arrest in College Park, this time of two suspects the department says were targeting cars in the neighborhood for vehicle burglaries.
OPD Sgt. Dave Allmond reported that on...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is taking a diplomatic approach with Uber, the next-gen taxi service the city says is breaking its cars-for-hire laws.
The San Francisco-based company has requested a meeting with the mayor, two weeks after it launched in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The suspected shooter in one of Orange County's latest homicides is among seven men linked to a string of roughly 40 violent armed robberies, mostly at local businesses, deputies announced Wednesday.
Robbery suspect Brixten Dyer, 19, is accused in the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Popular car service company Uber launched its mobile app-driven service in Orlando on Wednesday.
An Uber driver responded to a request for service at the Orlando Sentinel building downtown within 10 minutes of a reporter placing the order.
| May 23, 2014
| 7:26 AM
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:37 PM
You'd have to be almost as crazy as a bedbug to try this method of insect control.
An unidentified man pulled from an Orlando apartment fire allegedly told authorities he started the blaze accidentally — while trying "to burn bugs in his home and...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Highly organized packs of thieves from the Fort Lauderdale area are spreading a rash of crimes across Florida and much of the nation, breaking into cars in Orlando, stealing identities in North Carolina, cashing bad checks in Pennsylvania and providing...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:56 AM
A mural honoring Puerto Rican baseball icon Roberto Clemente has been painted over, destroying what was a source of pride for Little Leaguers and parents at a rebounding Azalea Park Elementary School ball field.
Earl Lugo has coached there and wanted...