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1 person killed in Orange County deadly shooting

article ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Update (10/25): The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Tuesday that a 16-year-old girl was found dead outside a home Monday night in Hiawassee. The girl was identified as Deshayla Sanaa Ferguson. Original story A woman has died after a shooting Monday night in Orange County, according to authorities. Deputies responded to a neighborhood in Hiawassee late Monday and found a woman dead outside the home. Deputies said the woman had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene. Details on the circumstances of the shooting nor potential suspect information was not immediately released, […]

16-year-old Florida girl killed in shooting outside Orlando home was missing for months deputies say

Orlando teen shot and killed was reportedly missing for two months A 16-year-old girl who was shot and killed Monday night had been missing since August, authorities say ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 16-year-old girl as the person killed in an Orlando shooting Monday night. De’Shayla Sanaa Ferguson was found shot outside a home on Broken Pine Circle around 7 p.m. The teen had been reported missing for over two months when she was found dead in a driveway. “One pop. I heard one shot,” said Oswaldo Bonilla. Multiple neighbors recall hearing that one […]

Confesses to 31-year-old murder of Daytona Beach woman he met at hotel bar, police say

Daytona Beach investigators give update on 31-year-old cold case murder The man authorities have indicted in the 1991 murder of Linda Little reportedly confessed to the crime, according to Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young. VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man who is serving a life sentence for a 2008 murder of a Titusville woman, was indicted by a grand jury after he reportedly confessed to killing another woman in Daytona Beach, authorities said during a news conference Tuesday.  Michael Townson, 53, of Orlando is accused of killing Linda Lois Little, more than 31 years ago. Little was reported missing […]

Florida trooper crashes into tree during high-speed pursuit of alleged street racers

Florida deputy crashes into tree head-on during high-speed chase Four Orlando men were arrested after a high-speed chase resulting in a trooper crashing head-on into a tree ORLANDO, Fla. – New video released by the Florida Highway Patrol shows a high-speed chase that ended with four people arrested, and a FHP trooper losing control of their vehicle and crashing into a tree. The trooper was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and has since been released,  Police said the four suspects were possibly street racing, which has become a major issue in Central Florida over the years. The dashcam […]

Man accused of trying to steal Florida school bus in broad daylight

Florida man fleeing from deputies, attempts to steal school bus A man running from deputies attempted to flee on a school bus but was stopped by the bus attendee OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man who was running from police was arrested for reportedly trying to flee on an Osceola County school bus that was stopped at a Florida RaceTrac gas station. The school bus, which did not have any children inside, was pulled over at a RaceTrac gas station. The driver left to use the bathroom while the school bus attendant began to sweep the bus.  As the […]


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