Category Archives: Crimes and Courts

Orange County Clerk’s Office Hosts Clerks Against Domestic Violence Workshop

Orlando – In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Orange County Clerk of Courts Tiffany Moore Russell reminds the community that the Clerk’s Office is a local resource for those affected directly and indirectly by domestic violence. As part of this, we will be hosting a virtual Clerks Against Domestic Violence Workshop in partnership with Harbor…

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Residents Seek Healing as Details Emerge in Grocery Shooting

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two women who had been strangers prior to Thursday’s mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket clenched each other’s hands and fought back tears Friday, as they gathered at a vigil to pray for healing from the previous day’s rampage at a Kroger where the shooter worked. Hollie Skaggs and Sara Wiles…

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Florida Shooter May Have First Pounded on Neighbor’s Door

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Someone pounded on Miguel Rivera’s sliding glass door early Sunday, but when he went to investigate, no one was there. Minutes later, gunfire erupted at his neighbor’s house, where authorities say a Marine vet who thought he heard the voice of God killed four people, including a 3-month-old boy. Rivera said…

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Orlando PD Upgrades Body Cams, ‘Aims for More Access and Transparency’ for the Community

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Orlando Police Department received upgraded body-worn cameras (BWC) following a $6.4 million investment, aiming to increase the layers of safety for both officers and the public. OPD Chief Orlando Rolón and Officer Bradley Vilmer, OPD’s Technology Liaison, demonstrated the new Axon 3 cameras to the press, showing the new features…

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Orange County sheriff’s deputy, 54, dies of COVID-19

Orange County Sheriff’s Office announce today the passing of Deputy First Class Craig Seijos from complications related to COVID-19. Deputy Seijos passed away on August 5, 2021 while in the hospital. He was 54 years old, and had been part of the OCSO family for nearly three decades. “Craig dedicated much of his life to…

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Majority of NY Assembly Would Oust Cuomo if He Doesn’t Quit

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A majority of state Assembly members support beginning impeachment proceedings against Gov. Andrew Cuomo if he doesn’t resign over investigative findings that he sexually harassed at least 11 women, according to an Associated Press count Wednesday. At least 86 of the body’s 150 members have said publicly or told The AP that they favored initiating the…

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