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It was about 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and throughout the Alta Westgate apartments, children were snuggled in their beds. School was still a few hours away. The sun had yet to rise. Suddenly, gunfire. Bullets flew in all directions. Across the...
Tags: Criminals, Polk County, Disasters and Accidents, Theft, Crimes
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...
In today's Friday Files, we have scary new poll results for Gov. Rick Scott and a few other politicians, praise for a new cop program and more. But first, it's time to check back on some of the controversial late-night arrests in downtown Orlando....
Tags: Referenda, Human Interest, Government, Police Arrests, Elections
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. Sure,...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelAnother 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...
L.A. NOWThe Orange County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man accused of taking an "upskirt photo" of a girl as she was walking to school. Sheriff's Department officials are expected to release more information on the case later Monday and are......
Staff writerFriday marks the final day at Orlando radio station WDBO for Dave Wahl after nearly 25 years. Wahl, 62, has a nuts-and-bolts way of describing his role as managing news editor: "I go on the air. I wear all hats. I anchor, I report, I order people...
Tags: New Smyrna Beach, Entertainment, Radio, Radio Industry
Deputies have interviewed two people — the driver of a Bentley and its owner — after the driver dropped off a gunshot victim at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital and took off early Thursday. The victim was identified Friday afternoon as Mathew Thomas....
Reuters(Refiles to make clear in headline and first paragraph father thinks son was tortured) GROZNY, Russia, May 23 (Reuters) - The father of a Chechen immigrant killed during questioning over his links with one of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects said on...
ReutersGROZNY, Russia (Reuters) - The father of a Chechen immigrant killed during questioning over his links with one of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects said on Thursday he plans to travel to the United States where he thinks his son was tortured and...
ReutersORLANDO, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chechen immigrant who was being questioned about his possible links to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was shot and killed by a federal agent in Florida on Wednesday after he suddenly turned violent,...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials said. Ibragim Todashev, a 27-year-old...
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