Jacksonville, Fla. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announced early Thursday that remains found on Monday might be that of a missing toddler who disappeared during the summer. Police have been looking for 1-year-old Lonzie Barton since he was reported missing on July 24. The boy was last seen with his mom’s boyfriend,...
Gainesville, Fla. Law enforcement officers in Gainesville were forced to shot and kill a man walking around with an assault rifle at an apartment near the University of Florida. Alachua County Sheriff responded to the Majestic Oaks Apartments off SW 20th Avenue after receiving a call from Robert Dentmond. Dentmond told 911...
Orlando, Fla. The Orange County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting outside of the University of Central Florida campus on Thursday night. The shooting happened at the Marquee Apartment on Sterling University Lane near the entrance of UCF. Deputies say that two men had a dispute when one of the men shot...
Ocala, Fla. An Ocala Police officer is off the job and had been arrested on charges of smoking marijuana while on the job. Jeffery Hall, 26, was arrested on Monday and charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hall had resigned from...
The second park of four to open at Disney World in Orlando, Florida turns 30 today and will be holding celebrations starting at 3:00 pm and will have extended fireworks and light show tonight. When Disney built Epcot, it cost between $800 million to $1.4 billion and was the largest...
Ocala, Fla. - Prosecutors said they plan to seek the death penalty against Michael Bargo, an 18-year-old accused of being the leader of a youth group that planned and killed Seath Tyler Jackson. Mugshot of Michael Bargo from Marion County Jail For reasons not clear, a group of teens decided they hated...
Sanford, Fla. Sanford Police was able to capture a pet monkey that was on the loose running around eating mail and tearing up vehicles on Monday. Officers were called Monday morning around 8:00 am when a resident in the Hidden Lakes subdivision saw a monkey taking mail out of a mailbox...
Jacksonville, Fla. - 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez will be the youngest person ever tried as an adult in Jacksonville for the death of his brother. Fernandez stands accused of throwing his two-year-old brother into a bookcase then beating him. The toddler died of a fractured skull and internal brain bleeding. The boy's 25-year-old...
The following is a transcript of the arrest and charging affidavit used to bring second-degree murder charges against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT of FLORIDA ANGELA B. COREY STATE ATTORNEY STATE OF FLORIDA VS. GEORGE ZIMMERMAN EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEMINOLE COUNTY FLORIDA AFFIDAVIT...
Fountain, Fla. The Bay County Sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a 10-year-old girl by her 16-year-old brother. Deputies were called to the home of Isabella Heffernan on Sunday after she was discovered missing. Her family had last seen her on Saturday night at around 10:00 p.m. when she went...