| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
You're walking down the sidewalk and see police officers making an arrest. They're using force, and the man they're arresting is protesting. You pull out your cellphone and start recording.
An officer orders you to stop, says you're breaking the law. He...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
Clermont police Detective Gabe White is the poster cop for why the Lake County sheriff needs to give raises to deputies in the coming year.
White, 35, worked for the Leesburg Police Department for some years and then took a pay cut to join the Sheriff's...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:45 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston put on a birthday-party hat Saturday morning and was smiling and laughing and joking and joshing with writers and reporters at media day for the BCS National Championship Game.
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Maybe it's the holiday spirit, but I've got more hugs than slugs to give away today.
•Check, please, Santa. A big hug to Bank of America for sending Santa — with a $200,000 check stuffed in his sack — to IDignity, one of Central...
| 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...
| 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
| 9:56 PM
For victims of domestic violence, leaving an abuser is never a simple matter. Victims typically have been belittled, demeaned, humiliated, beaten, threatened and isolated. They may have children or pets they're trying to protect. And they're often...