Mass Shooting In Downtown Orlando Leaves Seven People HospitalizedAt least seven shooting victims were hospitalized Sunday after a melee in downtown Orlando, Florida.
10-Year-Old Girl Arrested After Fatally Shooting A Woman Arguing With Her MomOn Tuesday, June 7, A 10-year-old girl was arrested after authorities say she fatally shot a woman who was arguing with her mother, according to the Orlando Police Department.
A Florida Mother Charged With Manslaughter After Her 2-Year-Old Fatally Shot His FatherA Florida mother has been charged with manslaughter after her 2-year-old son got ahold of an unlocked handgun and fatally shot his father.
Epcot To Add Marvel's Guardians Of The GalaxyDisney World is the crown jewel of the company's Parks business, but even crown jewels need to be gussied up now and again. Now Epcot, one of the resort's most beloved parks since its 1982 opening, is in the middle of an update aimed at attracting a new generation of consumers.
Delays At Orlando's ICE Office Has Migrants Sleeping Outside Or In Cars While They WaitDelays at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Orlando have forced hundreds of migrants, including children, to wait in long lines and has prompted some people to sleep in tents or inside their cars, US Rep. Darren Soto said in a letter sent to federal authorities and posted on Twitter.
Disney's Self-Governing District Says Florida Cannot Dissolve The District Without Paying Off Its DebtDisney's self-governing special district, the Reedy Creek Improvement District, says that Florida's move to dissolve the district next year is not legal unless the state pays off Reedy Creek's extensive debts.
Members Of Crescent City Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced For Conspiring To Distribute MethamphetamineU.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Alejandro Alvarado (30, Crescent City), Miguel Angel Perez (29, Deland), and Jose Martinez (43, Crescent City) for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Alvarado, who was the head of the Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO), was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison, and Perez and Martinez were each sentenced to 11 years in federal prison. All three had previously pleaded guilty.
Friends And Teammates Of Teen Killed In Florida Theme Park Ride Honor Him In VigilHe was a gentle giant who always supported others. A teammate often turned mentor. A kind and funny friend, always soft-spoken.
Orlando Man Arrested On Multiple ChargesOn Saturday, February 12, 2022, the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested 29-year-old Jason Starkweather of Orlando on multiple charges stemming from a traffic stop on Interstate 4.
Man Sentenced For Possessing Fentanyl And A FirearmU.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Laquan De’Shay Jones (23, Apopka) to seven years in federal prison for possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute it and for possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The court also ordered Jones to forfeit the firearm and ammunition that he was carrying as part of the offense.
Winter Springs Woman Sentenced For FraudU.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton has sentenced Justina Maria Holland – now known as Justina Maria Rummel – (36, Winter Springs) to eight years in federal prison and ordered her to pay $1,161,185.64 in restitution. Holland had previously pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud, access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, false use of a Social Security number, and theft of government property.
Florida Man Sentenced For Producing Images And Videos Of Himself Sexually Abusing A ChildU.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron has sentenced Mikel Wayne Nunnally (44, Longwood) to 60 years in federal prison for using a minor child to produce sexual abuse images and videos. The court also sentenced Nunnally to a lifetime of supervised release and ordered him to register as a sex offender.
Melbourne Woman Sentenced For Producing And Distributing Videos Depicting The Sexual Abuse Of A ChildU.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Lisa Vaughn (23, Melbourne) to 15 years in federal prison for producing and distributing videos depicting the sexual abuse of a child. Vaughn was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and register as a sex offender.
New York City Man Sentenced For Distributing Child Sex Abuse Images Over The InternetU.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza has sentenced Andre Dwayne Blagrove (35, New York City) to 11 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography. Blagrove was also ordered to serve 10 years of supervised release and register as a sex offender.
Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Possessing MethamphetamineAmanda Gailene Paul (38, Vero Beach) has pleaded guilty to possessing with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. She faces up to life in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.