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  1. Judge orders last jailed Winter Springs High gang rape suspect freedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Pierre was jailed Jan. 10 after prosecutors formally charged him with gang rape and has been held in the Seminole County Jail since then. He asked to be released, and on Thursday Circuit Judge Donna McIntosh set his bond at $35,000, the same amount ...

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  2. Taste of Istanbul in Lake MaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OrlandoSentinel.com

    When Efes Turkish Cuisine in Sanford closed in 2011, Seminole County diners were forced to make the trek to Bosphorous in Winter Park and Orlando. The restaurant has an upscale-casual feel with patio seating and a separate bar area.

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  3. Woman helps Oviedo police catch burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Click Orlando

    ... AND MADE THE PHONE CALL. IF YOU ARE A HOMEOWNER YOU CAN APPRECIATE THAT CALL. YOU ARE LOOKING AT JOHN IN THE SEMINOLE COUNTY JAIL WITH A LIST OF CHARGES, AFTER HE JUST A newly released 911 call spells out the moments a homeowner called police as she ...

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  4. Seminole provides housing, job training to more than 100 needy clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two years ago, Seminole County launched a $1.4-million effort to help the homeless after a blistering report on "60 Minutes" showed needy children sleeping in trucks and families living week-to-week in run-down motels. On Tuesday, county commissioners learned that Seminole's Homeless Prevention Program has helped more than 100local families find a stable place to live, pay their utility bills and receive job training.

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  5. Artists turn clunky metal traffic boxes into eye candy for driversRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Planning

    ... and pedestrians are treated to a colorful scene of trees and a sunset. Now a non-rofit arts group in Seminole County is hoping to decorate clunky metal boxes along U.S. Highway 17 -92 with similar vibrant artwork as a way of beautifying the ...

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  6. Aiming lasers at aircraft leads to fines, prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Click Orlando

    Until the night last June when Trevor Ragno and some friends were playing with a small laser pointer in his family's backyard hot tub, the 19-year-old had never been in trouble with the law. But Ragno's decision to aim that 99-cent green laser at a Seminole County sheriff's helicopter changed his life, possibly forever.

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  7. Concerned Oviedo resident alerts police to repeat burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Allen Coe had recently served a 10 year sentence. He is now back in jail for burglary charges in Oviedo. (Seminole County Jail, jail photo) A concerned citizen's alertness led Oviedo Police to arrest a man over the weekend in connection to two ...

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  8. Couple scams woman, 73, of belongingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Click Orlando

    A SEMINOLE COUNTY WOMAN TRYING TO DO THE RIGHT THING IS RIPPED OFF FROM THE VERY SAME PEOPLE SHE WAS TRYING TO HELP. THE 73-YEAR-OLD WOMAN TOOK THE COUPLE INTO HER HOME AFTER MEETING THEM THROUGH CHURCH.

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  9. Few Seminole residents signing up for bear-resistant trash cansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WESH-TV

    Wildlife experts say the best way to avoid bears is to keep human food away from them. Why, then, are so few Seminole County residents buying bear-resistant trash cans? Video: Report details bear attack on Longwood woman "We have had bears in the community, wandering around, but they don't stay," Gary Kaleita said.

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  10. Bianchi: Ole, Ole, Ole! Kaka already talking MLS championship for expansion Orlando CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... on his home field to slow down skilled passing teams. DOWN GOES YOGI: Did you see where wildlife officers in Seminole County trapped and killed the biggest Florida black bear on record earlier this week in a Longwood neighborhood? The overweight ...

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  11. Doctors, voting power and bears: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Thursday's Sentinel regarding the trapping and euthanizing of yet another unfortunate black bear resident of Seminole County. Are we now discriminating against our bears as society does with people who are overweight? I wish I could leave this as a ...

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  12. Deputies: Burglars steal guns from store in CasselberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WESH-TV

    Seminole County sheriff's deputies said they are searching for two people responsible for a brazen burglary in a Casselberry gun store. THAT FOR NOW LIVE IN ORANGE COIN TI.

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  13. Happy adoption hearing: Three of Rachel Fryer's children get a permanent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... tearful ceremony, were adopted by a 51-year-old single mom. Rachel Fryer made her first appearance before a Seminole county judge from the Seminole County jail Thursday. She is charged in the murder of her child. Rachel Fryer made her first ...

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  14. Ioppolo Law Group Releases An Insider's Guide to Local GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    ... for our ever-growing region... I'll definitely have one on my desk and one in my briefcase," - Mike Ertel, Seminole County Supervisor of Elections The Ioppolo Law Group (ILG) has made available to the public its insider's guide to local government. ...

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  15. Wildlife officials trap, kill record-sized black bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Officials say the animal - which weighed 740 pounds - had been roaming in neighborhoods in Seminole County before being killed Sunday. According to a bear biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, it is likely it grew beyond the 250-pound average for adult male black bears by eating curbside garbage in addition to its normal diet of berries and nuts.

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  16. Mom testifies about stabbing man accused of sex attack on her daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 33-year-old Oviedo man, accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl, was stabbed by her mother the day she walked in on them, according to testimony in a Seminole County courtroom today. Jason Lucas Revis is charged with lewd and lascivious molestation - making the girl touch him inappropriately - in Oviedo in 2011.

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  17. Officials trap, kill record 740-lb. black bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | ABC Action News

    Officials say the animal -- which weighed 740 pounds -- had been roaming in neighborhoods in Seminole County before being killed Sunday. According to a bear biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, it is likely it grew beyond the 250-pound average for adult male black bears by eating curbside garbage in addition to its normal diet of berries and nuts.

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  18. Biggest ever Florida black bear killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WPTV Local News

    The mammoth animal, which had been casually roaming Seminole County neighborhoods, weighed 740 pounds, according to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. That's more than 100 pounds heavier than the previous record-holder, a 620-pound black bear caught in Paisley in 2013.

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  19. Prosecutor: Sentence 'skilled sexual predator' Matthew Graziotti to 250 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... individual minor victims. Graziotti used to live on Mango Tree Drive in Edgewater but has been held at the Seminole County jail since his arrest in July. But there were many more victims than that, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Karen Gable's ...

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  20. Longwood family says bear killed, ate pet rabbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WFTV Orlando

    Bear encounters have become common events in central Florida in recent months. On Wednesday, Channel 9's Deneige Broom spoke with a Seminole County family who said its encounter with a bear has left the family devastated.

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