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  1. Car theft suspect arrested after chase, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WESH-TV

    The Seminole County Sheriff's Office said Barrett Alexander Jr. is behind bars after he allegedly stole a Grand Marquis and led deputies on a high-speed chase in Oviedo. A LOCAL MAN FACES A STRING OF CHARGES AFTER ALLEGEDLY STEALING A CAR AND RAMMING A DEPUTY'S PATROL CAR WHILE TRYING TO GET AWAY.

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  2. Defense team scores win in fatal KinderCare crash hit-and-run caseRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WFTV Orlando

    ... from a prior crash out of the case. In December, Corchado was arrested in a similar crash near a day care in Seminole County. Investigators found a large amount of drugs and cash in the car. "The state has to show Corchado knew there was either ...

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  3. Winter Springs coach starts walk to TallahasseeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to be introduced before the fourth quarter of the FSU-Florida football game on Saturday, Nov. 29. Clark, the Seminole County school's dean of students who coaches the Bears' track and cross country teams, will walk most of that distance - and run ...

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  4. Parents, give Common Core math a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The library at one Seminole County elementary school filled up on a recent evening with parents who came to learn why their kids' math homework looks so different from what they remember. These parents - at least some of them - wanted to know why such pain and suffering was being inflicted on their children.

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  5. 1 nabbed, 1 sought after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Click Orlando

    One man was arrested and another remains at large after they led law enforcement officers on a two-county chase that ended in Seminole County, according to officials. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office said Barrett Alexander Jr., who was driving a stolen Grand Marquis, was arrested Thursday on multiple charges after he dropped off an accomplice, who stole a Ford Mustang on James Drive in Oviedo.

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  6. Child-sex attempt in Lake Mary leads to 17-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Orlando Crime

    A man who traveled to Seminole County earlier this year in hopes of having sex with two girls was recently sentenced to 17 years in federal prison. The Polk County man, Edward Alan Vadney, traveled from Winter Haven to Lake Mary in May to have sex with the daughters of man he met online.

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  7. C. Fla. unemployment at 5.4% for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Business Journal

    ... the October rates included Lake County, 6 percent; Orange County, 5.4 percent; Osceola County, 6.1 percent; Seminole County, 5 percent; and Sumter County, 5.2 percent. Statewide, the number of jobs in Florida was 7,857,300 in October,...

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  8. 6 teens accused of rape in Winter Springs appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WESH-TV

    ... SIX TEENAGERS ACCUSED RAPING A WINTER SPRINGS STUDENT APPEARED IN COURT TODAY. MICHELLE MEREDITH IS LIVE IN SEMINOLE COUNTY WITH MORE ON WHAT HAPPENS NEXT WITH THE CASE. MICHELLE? THE JUDGE HAS ORDERED ALL SIX TO REMAIN IN JAIL. AND THE PARENTS AND ...

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  9. Woman found guilty of 2nd-degree murder in estranged husband's 2010 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Click Orlando

    CAN REQUEST A BOND HEARING. LOUIS BOLDEN REPORTING LIVE TONIGHT. THANK YOU. A SEMINOLE COUNTY WOMAN COULD SPEND THE REST OF HER LIFE IN PRISON, JUST ABOUT 30 MINUTES AGO, SHE BROKE DOWN WHEN A JURY FOUND HER GUILTY OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER FOR KILLING HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND, ROBERT KLEIN, BACK IN 2010.

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  10. Jurors convict Anita Smithey, woman who says she killed her husband while he was raping herRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A jury this evening convicted Anita Smithey of murder for killing her estranged husband while she said he was raping her. She was then handcuffed and wheeled out of the court room in an office chair after Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. ordered her to jail until she's sentenced Feb. 2. Prosecutors told jurors that Smithey was a willing sex partner who routinely play acted "date rape" with Cline while sometimes using a knife.

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  11. Jury to begin deliberating in Anita Smithey's murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WESH-TV

    THE VICTIM'S NAME HASN'T BEEN RELEASED. A JURY IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DELIBERATING TODAY OR DECIDING TODAY WHETHER A SEMINOLE COUNTY WOMAN MURDERED HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND.

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  12. 6 Florida teens arrested in gang rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... three of the boys raped her in the woods and the other three pulled her back into the woods as she walked. Seminole County Jail records don't indicate whether 18-year-old Torreano Batton has an attorney. The other teens are 16 and 17. They were ...

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  13. Teens accused of raping classmate to face judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WFTV Orlando

    ... back to the school and she was not allowed to," said Brunelle. Because Batton is 18, he's being held in the Seminole County Jail. The others are being held in juvenile detention, but their names were released because they are accused of a felony. ...

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  14. Six Teens Charged In Rape Of 16-Year Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CBS Local

    ... three of the boys raped her in the woods and the other three pulled her back into the woods as she walked. Seminole County Jail records didn't indicate whether one of the students, 18-year-old Torreano Batton, had an attorney. The other teens are 16 ...

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  15. Mormons expand with new stake in Seminole CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expanded this month with the creation of its seventh stake in Seminole County. The newly created Lake Mary Stake joins the Orlando Stake, the Orlando South Stake, the Hunter's Creek Stake, the Cocoa Stake, ...

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  16. Teen suspects in Winter Springs HS rape to appear in court todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Springs PD) The oldest, 18-year-old Torreano Batton of Sanford, is expected to have a first appearance in Seminole County circuit court this afternoon. He is currently being held without bail at the Seminole County Jail. School officials confirmed ...

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  17. Victim In Winter Springs Rape Recorded Some Of IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | News Talk Florida

    ... three of the boys raped her in the woods and the other three pulled her back into the woods as she walked. Seminole County Jail records don't indicate whether 18-year-old Torreano Batton has an attorney. The other teens are 16 and 17. They were ...

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  18. Deputies investigating shooting near Altamonte SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the 100 block of Jackson Street near Altamonte Springs, deputies said.

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  19. Deputies: 1 injured shooting in Altamonte SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WESH-TV

    One person was shot in front of an Altamonte Springs store Wednesday night, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the shooting happened in front of a store on Jackson and Dunbar streets around 8:40 p.m. The Temple Terrace Police Department is currently investigating the murder of: Abdul R. Al Hamdman.

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  20. Charges against vegan mom will likely be dropped: attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New York Daily News

    A vegan mother in Florida will likely not face criminal charges after gaining back custody of her son, her attorney said. Sarah Markham, 24, won back her 5-month-old son after a Seminole County judge threw out her Child Protective Services neglect case last week.

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