Orange County

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State Regulators Back New Nursing Homes

The ban on adding new nursing-home beds is being lifted thanks to backing of state regulators. On Monday they approved the proposal for 2,600 beds in 25 counties.

02/23/2015

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Fla. Attorney To Seek Death Penalty In 13-Year-Old Murder Case

A man serving a life sentence for murder could be facing the death penalty after a central Florida state attorney filed notice that his office will seek the change.

02/15/2015

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Deputies: 4-Year-Old Boy Shot In The Leg

A 4-year old boy apparently shot himself in the leg after finding a gun inside a car.

02/12/2015

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Judge Rejects Arguments In Lethal Injection Fight

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a lethal-injection drug, an Orange County circuit judge Monday rejected a Death Row inmate’s attempt to block a planned Feb. 26 execution.

02/09/2015

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Judicial Branch To Hold Hearings Across Florida

Judicial branch officials are set to hold a series of meetings within the next two months to develop a long-range strategic plan for the court systems.

01/02/2015

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Florida Deputy Investigated After Shooting Suspected Car Thief

An Orange County deputy is being investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for shooting at a suspected car thief.

12/08/2014

Crime scene tape (Source: CBS4)

Woman Killed By Truck Backing Out Of Driveway

An Orange County woman was backing out her driveway when she was struck and killed by a truck authorities said.

11/28/2014

Immigration

Immigrants Wait, Hope, Plan For Obama Order

Tensions are rising as immigrants in the U.S. illegally are waiting to see if they will qualify for President Barack Obama’s plan which could protect as much as 5 million immigrants from being deported.

11/19/2014

Citrus Bowl Stadium (Source: Chris Gent/Flickr)

Historic Citrus Bowl Reopens After Renovation

Orlando’s Citrus Bowl has been around for a very long time, and the long-standing venue has finally gotten the face lift that it so desperately needed.

11/19/2014

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Satanist Coloring Book Push Forces Change In Florida Schools

A Satanist group is pushing to distribute coloring books for children at a Central Florida school.

11/14/2014

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