Sisters, 11 and 15, murdered their 16-year-old brother

Sisters, 11 and 15,  murdered their 16-year-old brother

White Springs, Florida — Additional information is now available in the murder of a 16-year-old boy in Columbia County, Florida. Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office determined that Nicole Kornegay, 11, assisted her sister, Misty “Ariel” Renee Kornegay, 15, in the murder of their 16-year-old brother, Damien Kornegay, and both teens have been arrested […]

DUI checkpoint: Don’t roll down your window?

DUI checkpoint: Don’t roll down your window?

Levy County — Many drivers have encountered a DUI checkpoint, and one video, shot in Levy County, Florida, is telling drivers they don’t even have to open their window to roll right through. The video has many asking if it is exercising your rights or keeping drunk drivers from being caught? Attorneys say some law […]

Officials: Many fireworks are illegal in Florida

Officials: Many fireworks are illegal in Florida

Florida — There will be dozens of firework shows across Florida to ring in the New Year, and many residents will choose to light up the sky with their own fireworks display. Officials want to remind residents that many types of fireworks are illegal in the State of Florida. According to state statutes, Florida law […]

New booster seat law for children in Florida

New booster seat law for children in Florida

Tallahassee, Florida — Beginning January 1, big changes are coming in the way children would be strapped into a vehicle in Florida. Until recently, Florida was one of only two states in the nation that did not have a law requiring booster seats for children who had outgrown baby seats, but were still too small […]

Pair wanted for defacing government property

Pair wanted for defacing government property

Lake Worth, Florida — According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, during the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, a black male and female were seen affixing posters with a sticky adhesive that read, “Black lives matter,” “Beware killer cops on the loose,” and other posters that offered exaggerated statistics on how it is […]

Florida’s minimum wage will increase

Florida’s minimum wage will increase

Tallahassee, Florida — According to reports, Florida’s minimum wage will increase to $8.05 an hour on January 1. On New Year’s Day, Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 12 cents to $8.05 per hour, benefiting an estimated 364,000 low-wage workers in the state. The minimum wage for tipped workers in Florida, will rise by 12 […]

Deputies targeted: Shots fired at deputies during drive-by

Deputies targeted: Shots fired at deputies during drive-by

Dade City, Florida — Three shots were fired at two Pasco Sheriff’s Office deputies conducting traffic enforcement early Sunday morning in Dade City. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Sunday, the two deputies were inside their individual cars in the parking lot of Northside Baptist Church, 37047 Lock Street, monitoring the intersection of 21st and Lock Street, […]

Twin toddlers removed from house of stench and filth

Twin toddlers removed from house of stench and filth

Venice, Florida — The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a couple who allegedly lived with their 2-year-old twin girls in a home of feces, stench, and filth. Deputies responded to the residence on Briarwood Road after the alleged victim, Elizabeth Davis, 32, called 911 and stated that her boyfriend, Wesley Benoit, 35, threatened to […]

The owner of a popular waterside restaurant and two others, abused 15-year-old girl

The owner of a popular waterside restaurant and two others, abused 15-year-old girl

DeLand, Florida — The comments of a 60-year-old DeLand man sparked an intensive investigation by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. It all started when witnesses said the man offered to pay money if someone could introduce him to some young girls. The investigation that culminated Wednesday morning led to three arrests, including a DeBary couple […]

Man pulls out his tenderloin

Man pulls out his tenderloin

Lecanto, Florida — Last week, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office held their annual “Shop with a Cop” event geared toward providing gifts for needy children. The event was held at the Walmart in Lecanto. While the Walmart was filled with deputies, a man wearing a red Santa hat entered the store and awkwardly attempted to […]

Man cut ears off dog

Man cut ears off dog

Williston, Florida — Today, Shawn Daniel Bailey, 34, turned himself in to the Williston Police Department at 12:41 p.m., and told officers he had cut the ears off his 3-month-old pit bull puppy with a razor blade. Officers then drove to Bailey’s home to investigate his claims. When they arrived, they were horrified. The dog’s […]

School bus attendant assaulted autistic child during ride home

School bus attendant assaulted autistic child during ride home

Polk City, Florida — Yesterday, December 10, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 52-year-old Clara McGriff, of Lake Wales, on a warrant charging her with one count Negligent Child Abuse (F-3). McGriff is employed by the Polk County School Board as a school bus attendant, and has been charged with child […]

Protesters take to the streets of Orlando

Protesters take to the streets of Orlando

Orlando, Florida — Today, the Orlando Police Department responded to the area of Hughey Avenue and Washington Street in reference to protesters exercising their First Amendment Rights. Due to the recent events worldwide, and an incident involving an Orlando Police Officer battering a military veteran, approximately 100 protesters gathered in downtown Orlando in front of […]

ALERT: Dangerous criminal on the run

ALERT: Dangerous criminal on the run

Jacksonville, Florida — At 11:26 p.m., the Florida Department of Corrections issued an alert to law enforcement in Clay County regarding an offender on court ordered conditional release who removed his GPS monitor this evening. The offender, Donald H. Davidson Jr., 34, is considered armed and dangerous. The Florida Department of Corrections said Public safety […]

OPD officer to military veteran; “I am a cop, you understand you stupid mother f***er.”

OPD officer to military veteran; “I am a cop, you understand you stupid mother f***er.”

Orlando, Florida — The integrity of the Orlando Police Department is being questioned after the agency purposely withheld evidence from the State Attorney’s Office against one of their officers. The agency withheld body cam video that showed Orlando Police Officer, William Escobar, punching and kicking a military police officer while he was already handcuffed and […]

Stolen GPS lead to victim

Stolen GPS lead to victim

Volusia County — A stolen GPS unit led Volusia County sheriff’s deputies straight to the victim of a weekend car burglary and helped put the suspect behind bars. The suspect, Dewey Smith, 31, of Deltona, was the passenger in a pickup a deputy pulled over for just before 4 a.m. on Saturday. When the deputy, […]

Health officials confirm 2 children in Florida died from the FLU

Health officials confirm 2 children in Florida died from the FLU

Tallahassee — The Florida Department of Health has received notification of two influenza associated pediatric deaths in Orange and Pasco Counties. While most cases of FLU are mild, there are exceptions. Pre-existing health conditions often play a role in how individuals react to the flu. “Our hearts go out to the family and friends of […]

Deputy throws away career for $10.00 DVD

Deputy throws away career for $10.00 DVD

Davenport, Florida — A Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy resigned from his job after it was determined he stole from a business. Deputy Ernesto McCloud, 28, of Lakeland, was arrested and charged with Petit Theft and Armed Burglary. According to the arrest affidavit, deputies responded to assist the Davenport Police Department on an alarm call at […]

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