Orange County News

Robber flees with cash from McCoy Federal Credit Union in Orlando

5/1/2012 11:00 PM
A man robbed McCoy Federal Credit Union Tuesday, Orlando police said….Read More


Deputies name ‘person of interest’ in Cady Way Trail killings

5/1/2012 10:47 PM
Jesse Davis, 30, has long criminal history….A convicted drug dealer has been identified as a “person of interest” in the killing of two Winter Park High School students whose bodies were found burning last month along a popular hiking and bicycling trail….Read More


2 FAMU music professors quit after FAMU moved to fire them for role in hazing

5/1/2012 5:12 PM
Two Florida A&M University professors have quit under pressure after being told by the school that they were being fired for their role in an off-campus student hazing incident….Read More


Missing autistic boy found

5/1/2012 4:33 PM
Winter Park police have found a missing 10-year-old autistic boy who disappeared earlier today….Read More


Matriarch of Knox Nursery helped family business grow

5/1/2012 4:25 PM

Nadine “Nada” Knox knew how to make things grow. The matriarch of Knox Nursery knew her way around a garden and a ledger, family said, and helped turn a mist box into one of the nation’s largest greenhouses….Read More


FAMU hazing: ‘Several’ to face charges in the death of Robert Champion

5/1/2012 3:05 PM
Prosecutors are expected to file charges Wednesday after a five-month investigation into the hazing death of Florida A&M University student Robert Champion, authorities said today. They plan to hold a press conference on Wednesday to share their findings….Read More


3 more resign from FAMU anti-hazing committee

5/1/2012 2:41 PM
The committee of national experts that was supposed to advise Florida A&M University on how to avoid hazing has fallen apart…. Read More


FDLE: Orlando crime up, while state crime rate hits 41-year low

5/1/2012 10:30 AM
While state law-enforcement leaders boasted that 2011 brought the state’s lowest crime rate in four decades, in Orlando and two Central Florida counties, the rate crept upward last year….Read More


Several sentenced to prison for income-tax scheme

5/1/2012 10:15 AM
Several people were recently sentenced to federal prison for their respective roles in an income tax scheme that involved stealing the identities of people who live in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported Tuesday….Read More


Blame Hardest Hit Fund failure on greed, politics

4/30/2012 8:25 PM
If Florida really wants to help struggling homeowners, the state might as well direct its bureaucrats to stand along I-4 and I-95 and hand out wads of cash during rush-hour traffic jams….Read More