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  1. Joshua Ortiz agrees to return to Florida and face murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    The 20-year-old Oviedo man, accused of murdering his mother Sunday, agreed in a Maryland courtroom today to return to Florida and face a second-degree murder charge. Seminole County deputies say Joshua Ortiz killed Jacqueline Ortiz in their Oviedo home then fled in her 2005 Mustang convertible.

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  2. Former Warlocks murder defendant takes plea in meth caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Debra S. Nelson accepted his plea and sentenced him to 753 days in prison, time he'd already served in the Seminole County Jail while awaiting trial on the murder charges. Smith was the first motorcycle gang member to open fire Sept. 30, 2012, in ...

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  3. HD 29: Can Scott Plakon Beat Mike Clelland and Avenge Chris Dorworth?Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    Mike Clelland had everything go his way to upset Chris Dorworth in 2012. To keep his seat representing Seminole County in the Florida House, Clelland will need to run the table once again.

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  4. Orange County corrections officer accused of assault bonds out of jailRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    An Orange County corrections officer who was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon bonded out of jail Thursday afternoon. Hindman faced a Seminole County judge for the first time Thursday since she was arrested by Altamonte Springs police on Wednesday.

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  5. Icelandair gets package from Orlando airportRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... past year in Sanford, which was not enough to qualify for the maximum $75,000 annual payment the airport and Seminole County pledged to the carrier. Dale said he did not have access to the records to say exactly how much Icelandair received. Michael ...

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  6. I-4 Dead Zone: Scary legend growsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 1886. They were buried in a spot that is now under an Interstate 4 approach to the St. Johns River Bridge in Seminole County. Legend has it that accidents and disastrous weather have occurred at the spot. "It's good we have a legend -- a culture ...

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  7. Joshua Ortiz: Slaying suspect's extradition pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    An Oviedo man accused of killing his mother before fleeing to Maryland briefly appeared in court in that state Thursday as plans moved forward to return him to Florida. Joshua Galin Ortiz, 20, was charged with second-degree homicide in connection with Jacqueline Ortiz's death on Sunday, Seminole County Sheriff's Office announced late Wednesday night.

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  8. Stetson University to Host Forum on Amendment 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DeLand Beacon

    ... the Florida Supreme Court cleared the way for the measure to appear on the ballot. Sen. Simmons represents Seminole County and southwestern Volusia County, and sponsored the springs protection bill during the legislative session this year. Council ...

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  9. Seminole County man accused of killing wife could testify ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    Dwayne White, 44, is charged in the Aug. 29, 2011 stabbing death of 42-year-old Sarah Rucker and the state is seeking the death penalty in the case. The state still has to question one more witness and there's a chance the defense could call White to the stand.

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  10. Memorial marks year since mother and 2 children disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... opened in one of the cars and he saw dirt in the trunk. Jackson said he was confused when Toledo drove into Seminole County. He said he lost track of Toledo for a few minutes but then made a U-turn and spotted him in a parking lot of a Publix in ...

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  11. Icelandair returning to Orlando International in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The carrier is returning to Orlando International after switching to Orlando Sanford International Airport in 2006. At the time, Sanford and Seminole County offered Icelandair an incentive of $75,000 annually for seven years to make the move.

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  12. Deputies to question son of slain woman; Joshua Ortiz is jailed in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... body was found. He was apprehended yesterday about 5 p.m. by the Maryland State Police, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, the agency investigating the homicide. Jack Kavanaugh, director of the Montgomery County Jail, would not say ...

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  13. Police: Son of murdered Oviedo mother still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WESH-TV

    ... was found murdered on Sunday afternoon. IN HIGH DEFINITION. RIGHT NOW AT FOUR, A NEW DAY OF SEARCHING FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY MAN AFTER HIS MOTHER IS FOUND MURDERED. GOOD AFTERNOON. I'M BRETT CONNOLLY. I'M MER DIRTDZ DITSDZ. 45-YEAR-OLD -- MEREDITH ...

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  14. Full debate: Castor Dentel, Cortes square off in District 30 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WESH-TV

    ... CAN TAKE IT. ANY CHILD CAN ACTUALLY TAKE THE MARIJUANA. IT IS PUTTING A BURDEN FOR THE CITY OF LONGWOOD IN SEMINOLE COUNTY. WE ARE EXPECTED IF IT DOES PAST AT LEAST 27 NEW CLINICS WILL OPEN UP FOR THIS. ALONG WITH OUR COMMISSIONER, WE ARE DEALING ...

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  15. Testimony to begin this morning at murder trial of Deltona man...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Testimony is to begin this morning at the murder trial of Dwayne White, the Deltona man accused of slashing the throat of his estranged wife outside a Miami Subs shop three hours after she called a police dispatcher, saying he had knocked her to the ground and was abusing her again. He told Seminole County deputies the day of the slaying, Aug. 29, 2011, that the couple had gotten into a fight earlier that day but said he left and did not know who killed his wife, Sarah Yvonne Rucker.

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  16. Jacqueline Ortiz killed: Son, Mustang missing as Oviedo-area murder mystery continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Reynolds posted on Facebook. "Jackie Seymour-Ortiz was our beautiful friend and she didn't deserve to die." Seminole County deputies were called Sunday afternoon to Ortiz's home, where a family member found her and called 911. Investigators then ...

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  17. Plans for another senior living center rile Seminole residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Seminole County residents are concerned about a plan to build an assisted living facility in a rural spot of Casselberry. Seminole County residents are concerned about a plan to build an assisted living facility in a rural spot of Casselberry.

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  18. Seminole deputies seek missing, suicidal son of homicide victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Seminole County deputies are searching for a 20-year-old Oviedo man after his mother was found dead in her home Sunday afternoon. Deputies say Joshua Ortiz is considered missing and endangered and may be suicidal.

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  19. Seminole woman's death ruled homicide; Deputies search for missing son, vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WFTV Orlando

    A Seminole County woman's death has been ruled a homicide and investigators told Channel 9 the victim's car is missing and her 20-year-old son is nowhere to be found. According to the Sheriff's Office, the body of Jacqueline Ortiz, 45, was found Sunday afternoon by family members in her home on Woodley Park Place in Oviedo.

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  20. Missing, endangered man soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Click Orlando

    Seminole County deputies are searching for a homicide victim's son, who deputies say is considered missing and endangered, along with a vehicle missing from the home. Deputies said they received a call on Sunday afternoon about an unresponsive woman inside of a home on Woodley Park Place and when they arrived, they found Jacqueline Suzanne Ortiz, 45 dead at the scene.

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