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Orange County (Florida)

Orange County (Florida)
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  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • Landmark 100th birthday for Alice Bertela Orlando [Ellicott City]

    Happy 100th Birthday Alice Bertela Orlando! "My goal was to have 100 family members and friends at my grandmother's 100th birthday celebration, " said Suzie Mendoza about Alice Bertela Orlando, an Ellicott City resident at Lighthouse Senior Living. ...
  • Couple with Maryland ties connected to Fla. officer murder

    Couple with Maryland ties connected to Fla. officer murder
    A couple with ties to Maryland is believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a Florida police officer. Benjamin Holtermann, wanted in connection with crimes in Maryland, shot and killed Deputy Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, after a brief foot...
  • Renee Foose a finalist for superintendent in Orange County, Florida

    Renee Foose, the deputy superintendent in Baltimore County, is one of three finalists for the superintendent's job in Orange County, Florida, a school district that is larger than Baltimore County's. The Orlando Sentinel reported last week that the...
  • Public meets finalists for superintendent position

    Public meets finalists for superintendent position
    The public had its first chance to meet the two finalists for the next Howard County superintendent Monday, and they packed the Board Room of the Department of Education twice to do so. In two sessions, one in the afternoon and one in the evening,...
  • 3 districts search for new superintendents, but have different processes

    Searching for a new school superintendent in Maryland sometimes takes the skills of a CIA agent, including clandestine meetings and flights to faraway places. Three Maryland school boards are nearing the end of searches for new superintendents, and...
  • Superintendent candidate Foose known for reform work

    In her 15 years working in Maryland public schools, Howard County Public School System superintendent candidate Renee Foose has developed a "proven record of success" in reforming schools to meet new standards of achievement, according to a system...
  • Central Florida domestic violence hotlines

    If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, help is available. Here is a list of Central Florida domestic violence hotlines: Orange County Harbor House, Orlando Hotline number: 407-886-2856 Osceola County Help Now of Osceola County,...
  • Bribery trial of former Orlando expressway authority board member starts today

    Bribery trial of former Orlando expressway authority board member starts today
    Former Orlando expressway-board member Scott Batterson goes on trial Monday, facing charges he offered a $5 million-a-year agency contract to a consultant in exchange for work for his friends. Batterson, 38, has pleaded not guilty to two bribery-related...
  • Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants

     Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants
    Good news for several local arts and cultural groups, who are the recipients of large grants from Dr. Phillips Charities, the Central Florida philanthropic organization that also provided the large naming gift for Orlando's soon-to-be new arts center....
  • Voting slow, steady not hampered by power outage

    Voting slow, steady not hampered by power outage
    Primary day began with a power outage at a neighborhood that included a polling place at Timber Creek High School. But the outage did not affect voting, Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles said. In fact, 19 people had voted at the school...
  • Jury finds Batterson guilty of bribery charges in Orlando expressway board case

    Jury finds Batterson guilty of bribery charges in Orlando expressway board case
    An Orange County jury Wednesday found former Orlando expressway-authority board member Scott Batterson guilty of two bribery-related charges for offering a $5 million-a-year contract to an engineering consultant in exchange for hiring his friends....