CRIME & SAFETY
Woman accused of child neglect after car catches fire while shoplifting at Oviedo Mall
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A woman was arrested in Seminole County on Wednesday after her car caught fire near the Oviedo Mall while a child was inside, according to police. Police said that on May 26 around noon, 24-year-old Alicia Moore parked her car in the parking lot of Dillard’s at the Oviedo Mall. She then left the car — with the child inside — to go into the Dillard’s, police added.
Bloody dolphin attacks at SeaWorld spark fears with inspectors probing safety at park
SEAWORLD has come under fire for refusing to hand over information on dolphin attacks within the park to federal authorities. The Orlando, Florida park was hit with an official warning by the United States Department of Agriculture in January after failing to hand over information requested on a dolphin-on-dolphin attack.
Fight between roommates leads to woman being stabbed, Orange County sheriff says
HOLDEN HEIGHTS, Fla. — A woman is recovering after being stabbed at a home in Holden Heights. Officials say it happened on MacArthur Drive, which is a quiet street that backs right up to Lake Holden, in the Lake Holden Grove neighborhood. The Orange County Sheriff's Office says they...
Deputies: Florida woman charged with DUI after speeding down beach, crashing into water
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — An Orlando woman is charged with DUI after reportedly speeding down the beach and crashing into the water. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office posted video of the aftermath -- showing the vehicle in the water at Smyrna Dunes Park. The incident happened on Saturday.
Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by train in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. — ABOVE: A look at today's top headlines. A pedestrian was struck by a train in Orlando Tuesday night. Orlando police say it happened around 11 p.m. in the area of North Orange Avenue and Highland Avenue. The pedestrian was transported to ORMC in critical condition. No...
Man, 28, arrested following home invasion robbery, beating elderly couple
Lake County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man they say dragged a 62-year-old woman out of her bed at 2:20 a.m., beat her with a rifle stock, robbed and threatened as her disabled husband looked on helplessly. David P. Soldani Jr., 28, of Apopka, has been charged the home invasion...
Police ID suspect in Kissimmee homicide
Orange County Sheriff John Mina announced that Christian Burgos, 25, has been charged with six counts of attempted murder for allegedly shooting into the Toxic Lounge and an additional charge of shooting into an occupied dwelling for the alleged incident at the Euphoria hookah lounge. Authorities say he is also a suspect in a Kissimmee homicide.
Victim identified in fatal shooting at Orange County apartment complex
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a shooting over the weekend.
Man arrested for Orlando hookah bar shooting that left 6 people injured, sheriff says
ORLANDO, Fla. — An arrest was made in a2022 hookah bar shooting that left six people injured, Orange County Sheriff John Mina announced on Tuesday. Deputies arrested Cristian Burgos, 25, for the drive-by shooting at Toxic Lounge in October of last year. "This type of violence has had people...
3 shot at block party-type gathering in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. – Three adults were shot Monday night at a block party-type gathering in an Orlando parking lot, police said. The shooting happened around 8 p.m. along West Washington Street at Coburn Avenue, a few blocks east of John Young Parkway. Orlando police said a group had gathered...
Habitual traffic offender nabbed at Dollar General in Leesburg
An Apopka man known as a habitual traffic offender was arrested after police caught him driving with an expired tag. Police spotted a silver Dodge van stopped in the center westbound lane of County Road 48 with what appeared to be an expired tag at 8:43 a.m. Monday, according to an arrest report from the Florida Highway Patrol.
Police: 3 people shot near Camping World Stadium
Orlando police are investigating a shooting on Thursday night near Camping World Stadium.
Mother of boy punched on school bus upset over proposed plea deal for accused attacker
An Orange County mother is outraged that a plea deal is on the table for the teenager she says punched her son in the head on the school bus.
Ocoee PD investigating shooting
According to the department, the unknown perpetrator shot into an occupied residence on Blackwood Avenue multiple times. No injuries have been reported. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ocoee PD at (407) 905-3160, or Crimeline to remain anonymous at (800) 423-TIPS. Annabelle Sikes. News Editor Annabelle Sikes was...
Orange County sheriff gives update on ‘case of significant community interest’
Orange County Sheriff John Mina is scheduled to provide an update on a “case of significant community interest” on Tuesday.
Man shot dead at apartment complex near Millenia, Orange deputies say
A man killed over Memorial Day weekend at an apartment complex near Millenia has been identified, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. James Cooper, 58, was found shot at the Hidden Creek Villas apartments, a neighborhood near South Texas Avenue. Deputies responded around 8 a.m. Saturday to the 2000 block of Rivertree Circle after the shooting was reported. The victim was taken to ...
Police search for suspect after multiple shots fired into Orange County home
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Ocoee police are searching for a suspect after a shooting on Monday. The suspect is accused of shooting into a home located on Blackwood Avenue several times. No one was injured in the shooting, according to police. The Ocoee Police Department urges anyone with information...
After Orlando woman charged with drunken driving onto beach, what are Florida’s DUI laws?
A Florida woman was arrested over the holiday weekend and charged with DUI and reckless driving after driving a vehicle down a packed Smyrna Dunes Park beach, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Sarah Ramswammy, 26, of Orlando, nearly struck beach-goers, including a child, at roughly 50 mph...
One killed, another hurt in Sanford-area shooting; gunman at large, deputies say
Early Monday afternoon, deputies responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Gilbert Street in the Bookertown neighborhood.
Couple searching for hit-and-run suspect
Seminole County Deputies are looking for the suspect involved in two hit-and-runs over the weekend. The car the person was driving was stolen, according to investigators.
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