“They caught him,” the man at the end of the bar said, reading a tweet from the Orlando Police Department. The news that accused cop killer Markeith Loyd had been arrested Tuesday night swept through the Thornton Park restaurant.
Despite a mounting reward for information leading to Markeith Loyd's arrest, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said it wasn't a tip but "great police work and tireless efforts" that led to his capture Tuesday night.Mina said Crimeline received more than 1,400 tips, but not one of them directly led...
Bigger definitely doesn't mean better to Stephen Jangelis and hundreds of his neighbors in east Orange County. They are opposed to a developer's request to nearly double to 1,750 the number of apartments planned for The Reserve at Avalon near their homes.
Nine days after an Orlando police officer was gunned down, suspect Markeith Loyd was captured on Tuesday evening. Loyd is accused of killing Lt. Debra Clayton and shooting at a deputy who chased after him on Monday.
Last year proved a deadly one for Florida manatees, with the number of manatees killed by watercraft strikes at an all-time high. However, on the opposite end of the spectrum, a record 513 manatees have been counted at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City this winter.
President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents. The White House says Manning is one of 209 inmates whose sentences Obama is shortening.
A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and wounding aid workers, a Borno state official said.
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for interior secretary says the nation's vast federal lands should be used for a variety of purposes, from hiking, hunting, fishing and camping to harvesting timber and mining for coal and other energy sources.
SeaWorld Orlando has announced the entertainment for concerts during its new Seven Seas Food Festival. First up: Lynyrd Skynyrd. The theme park’s event will be held for 14 consecutive Saturdays, beginning Feb.
In a biting attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations and said those who are doing it are "worse than prostitutes." The statement reflected the Kremlin's boiling...
Markeith Loyd, who has been wanted since Dec. 13 and has been the subject of a manhunt for nine days, was captured Tuesday, the Orlando Police Department announced. He is suspected of fatally shooting his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon, in December.
Markeith Loyd was captured Tuesday evening, nine days after an Orlando police officer was gunned down.
Much of America is obsessed with everything Trump these days. Not Bob Graham. Let the rest of the world debate whether America's president-elect is too addicted to Twitter or too cozy with Russia.
Authorities are discussing the capture of Markeith Loyd, who was wanted in the killing of Orlando police Officer Debra Clayton. You can watch live in the video player above. Mobile readers can watch by clicking here
Democratic state legislators urged U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio to block Donald Trump’s immigration agenda and vowed that the state would not help in any mass deportations. At a news conference outside Rubio’s office in downtown Orlando on Tuesday, state Rep.
The city of Orlando Tuesday released the first detailed photos inside the Pulse nightclub, taken by police after the June 12 mass shooting. None of the 400 crime scene photos posted on the city's website depict the people killed or wounded in the club.
An Orange County annex building was partially evacuated Tuesday morning after a letter addressed to Mayor Teresa Jacobs had a powdery substance inside, according to Orlando police.Orlando fire responded to the building at 400 E.
Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill Congress passed last year scuttling President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, lawmakers' nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday in a report underlining the GOP's risks in its fresh push to dismantle and replace the...
Accused airport shooter Esteban Santiago initially blamed his actions on government mind control but later told FBI agents he had been "on the dark web" communicating in "Jihadi chat rooms," with Islamic State terrorists or sympathizers, authorities said in court Tuesday.
Records detailing the charges the wife of the Pulse nightclub shooter is facing were unsealed Tuesday morning in federal court.Noor Salman was arrested early Monday morning at her home outside San Francisco and is expected to appear before a federal judge for the first time later today.She is the...
Neighbors in the Carver Shores area in west Orlando, where suspected cop killer Markeith Loyd was arrested Tuesday night, were relieved to hear he wasn't on the loose anymore. "I was like, 'Thank you Jesus,'" said Jackie Roy, who lives nearby.
As news traveled around the region about the capture Markeith Loyd, wanted in the death of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton, Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Norman Lewis and Loyd's pregnant ex-girlfriend, law enforcement, elected officials and friends offered reactions on social media.
Ditching the elephant performances wasn't enough to save the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. So what will it take to turn around SeaWorld, another animal-based entertainment empire that also has made a sea change regarding its signature animals?Ringling Bros.
Markeith Loyd has been captured after a nine-day manhunt, the Orlando Police Department announced on Twitter Tuesday night. The announcement was sent about 7 p.m., just a few hours after Orlando Police Chief John Mina said Loyd, 41, was added to the U.S.
In a major-league career that spanned five presidents, Tim Raines surpassed 2,600 hits, 800 stolen bases and 1,500 runs. Those statistics have not changed since Raines, a Sanford native, played his final professional baseball game on Sept.
Orlando police Chief John Mina said the U.S. Marshals Service has added Markeith Loyd to its top 15 most-wanted fugitives list. "In addition to all the efforts that are being done here in Florida, it's just nice to have that spread out nationwide," Mina said.
One person was killed in a four-car crash on Vine Street in Kissimmee Tuesday morning.Police closed the road, also called U.S. Highway 192, between Dyer and Orange Boulevards. Drivers should avoid the area.
The widow of the gunman who attacked a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., in June, leaving 49 patrons dead, knew about the attack before it was going to happen and failed to do anything to stop it, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday.
Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. But Democrats and activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs and advocacy for family...
Researchers say a recent Nazi death camp excavation has turned up personal mementos from victims, including a teenager's triangular pendant that closely resembles one that belonged to Anne Frank. The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial said in a statement Sunday that Jewish victims' personal belongings,...