Seminole County Newswire

Seminole County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Seminole County, FL.

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  1. Study shows need for more tower trucks at Seminole County fire stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... tower trucks. The city of Orlando's coverage areas going by people per square mile are similar to that of Seminole County . The tri-data study echoes the union's recommendation of an addition of a tower truck within the next three years. There are ...

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  2. Fired Orlando cop pleads guilty to lesser drunken driving chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 2014, arrest in Oviedo. He was sentenced to a year probation and 50 hours of community service, according to Seminole County court records. According to a police affidavit, Gilhuly sat through two green lights at West Mitchell Hammock Road and State ... 1 comment

  3. Seminole County Man Found Guilty on all 60 Counts of Possession of Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Capital Soup

    ... cluding attempted kidnapping, attempted first degree murder and attempted capital sexual battery, pending in Seminole County. The remaining charges are set for pretrial in August.

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  4. Men in stolen car led officers on high-speed chase, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Boulevard, police said. However, the vehicle sped away and officers lost sight of it. A short while later, a Seminole County Sheriff's Office helicopter spotted the vehicle heading south on State Road 415 heading to Lake Mary Boulevard, the report ...

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  5. Seminole County fire stations in need of more tower trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFTV Orlando

    Channel 9 found out a lack of special equipment at some Seminole County fire stations could have residents waiting longer for help if their house or business catches fire. Channel 9's Angela Jacobs learned there are only a handful of tower trucks in the county that are equipped with extending ladders meant to help fight fires in big buildings or houses.

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  6. Airman's car vandalized in Oviedo drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Click Orlando

    ... flag had been cut out of his Jeep's tire cover, which was a Christmas gift from his son. The flag was gone. Seminole County sheriff's deputies told Local 6 that some of the neighbors had surveillance cameras, but none of them were pointed at ...

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  7. NASCAR flags, states' rights and bears: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... which includes the $60 pickup fee. I can get a $40 discount with either option if I'm among the first 500 Seminole County residents to get one. I think the cans should be subsidized in the purchase price, since I don't need a new can, and I don't ...

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  8. Bravo for Fla. Supreme Court's justice for judges: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... public wouldn't be able to trust Watson. Also in June, the Supreme Court affirmed a JQC recommendation that Seminole County Judge Debra Krause be suspended for a month without pay for using her Facebook page to blast a candidate running against her ...

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  9. Vendor exodus: Sanford's Flea World moves up closing dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    A Seminole County flea market owner's attempts to keep the doors open to allow vendors to capitalize on the holiday season appears to have been for naught.

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  10. New teacher bonuses a bad ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... ratings statewide. In Orange County, 81 percent of teachers were "highly effective," as were 63 percent in Seminole County. Some excellent teachers could be cut out of the bonus completely if they didn't take the SAT or the ACT as a high school ...

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  11. Jury finds Longwood man guilty in child pornography caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WESH-TV

    ... 2 NEWS AT 5" IN HIGH DEFINITION. GUILTY ON COUNT. THAT'S THE VERDICT HANDED DOWN AGAINST SHAWN THOMAS THE SEMINOLE COUNTY MAN ON TRIAL FOR CHILD PORN POSSESSION. HE SAT STONE FACED HEARING THE CHARGES. GOOD EVENING. I'M ANGELA TAYLOR. I'M BRETT ...

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  12. Longwood temporarily halts new development along ugly stretch of 17-92Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... near U.S. 17-92. One reason for that, according to Durso, dates back to Longwood's decision against joining Seminole County's U.S. 17-92 community redevelopment agency - or CRA - when it was formed in 1997, unlike the neighboring cities. The 17-92 ...

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  13. Details revealed on $300M revamp of Sanford's Flea WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    ... fulfilling a demand for new large Class A office space and offering new housing products to the area. The Seminole County Commission last month approved a density increase for the project, which opens up the site for different options of more urban ...

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  14. Jury deliberates in Seminole County child porn trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Click Orlando

    He will be tried separately on allegations of plotting to kill the parents of a young girl he wanted to use in child pornography films. In recordings obtained by Local 6, investigators say Thomas talks with a confidential informant, unbeknownst to him, about his obsession over young girls.

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  15. Jurors begin deliberations at child porn trial of Longwood manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Jurors have begun deliberations at the child pornography trial of Shawn Ryan Thomas, a Longwood man accused of plotting the murders of a 9-year-old girl and her parents. He's also charged with attempted kidnapping, attempted child rape and attempted murder, but he's to be tried later on those allegations.

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  16. Jury sees disturbing images in Longwood man's child porn trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WESH-TV

    A Seminole County jury took a look into the dark and disturbing world of child pornography Tuesday in the trial of a Longwood man accused in an alleged rape and murder plot. Prosecutors entered into evidence graphic and illegal images of children, some of whom were younger than 5 years old, being sexually abuse by adults.

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  17. VA partners with community to find last of homeless vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Orlando VA and regional homeless commission are teaming up to count, interview and house every last homeless veteran in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties by year's end. The Orlando VA and regional homeless commission are teaming up to count, interview and house every last homeless veteran in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties by year's end.

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  18. SunRail involved in Seminole County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

    A SunRail train crashed into a car whose driver went around the railroad stop bar, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Shortly after 10 a.m. this morning, a 64-year-old male driver was traveling north on Country Club Road, officials stated, at the same time a SunRail train with nine passengers was traveling north.

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  19. Shawn Thomas, suspected child porn and murderer wannabe, goes on trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to abduct and murder a mother and father so he could rape and murder their child, record it and sell a DVD. (Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Seminole County Sheriff's Office) SANFORD - The allegations are shocking: A 30-year-old Longwood man, ...

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  20. Seminole man on trial for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Click Orlando

    ... THIS MORNING IS THE COURTHOUSE. WE'LL BE INSIDE AND WE'LL LET Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a Seminole County man accused of plotting to kill the parents of a young girl he wanted to use in child porn films. In recordings obtained by ...

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