| May 2, 2010
WINDERMERE — Best known by locals for writing speeding tickets, Windermere police seldom drew notice beyond town borders. That is, until Tiger Woods crashed his SUV in a nearby gated community where members of the department worked as bodyguards for...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 10:51 PM
LAGUNA HILLS -- Three burglars tunneled through a wall into a medical marijuana dispensary in Laguna Hills from an adjoining business, according to authorities.
The burglary at 1:30 a.m. Sunday was the second at the dispensary, located in the 23200 block...
| Apr 10, 2010
| 11:43 PM
The letters Casey Anthony penned in jail show an immature woman who needs attention and adoration from others.
That's what three psychologists gleaned from reviewing dozens of Anthony's hand-written notes and letters to a fellow inmate at the Orange...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 1:36 PM
How often do you get to see video of a 6-foot-4 naked jogger in swimming goggles getting stunned by a Taser?
A tiny digital camera attached to an officer's electronic weapon and used by fewer than a dozen law-enforcement agencies in Florida now makes...
| Nov 14, 2010
In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
| Nov 13, 2010
| 6:25 PM
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.
| Nov 30, 2010
| 2:35 PM
The husband of professional boxer Christy Martin, suspected of shooting and stabbing his wife last week, was arrested in northwest Orange County Tuesday after deputies were tipped off to his whereabouts.
A bloody and injured Christy Martin stumbled into...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 7:58 PM
A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records.
On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 3:30 PM
When Orange County sheriff's deputies entered Strictly Skillz barbershop with licensing inspectors in August, handcuffing barbers during business hours, owner Brian Berry said he felt his civil rights had been violated.
On Wednesday, Berry said he...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 2:48 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after investigators said she poisoned her adoptive mother with insecticide, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
The mother told deputies that the girl, a Catholic-school student, had been...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 7:20 PM
The head of a state licensing agency that inspects barbershops told a state panel he had no idea the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed with his employees for a series of sweeps until he read about it in an Orlando Sentinel report.