Casselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil resigns amid investigation

Casselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil resigns amid investigationOrlando SentinelAfter 26 years on the force, Casselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil resigned abruptly Wednesday as the city investigated misconduct allegations against him. A day later, the city received a formal complaint from an Orlando law firm accusing McNeil of ...Casselberry chief of police resigns amid misconduct accusations WFTV OrlandoCasselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil resigns amid internal investigation WESH OrlandoWomen cl...
  October 30, 2014  

Pennsylvania police have suspected cop killer Eric Frein in custody

Pennsylvania police have suspected cop killer Eric Frein in custodyWashington PostSuspected cop killer Eric Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania state police said on Thursday, ending a lengthy manhunt for one of the FBI's most-wanted fugitives. In a brief, emailed statement to The Post, Trooper Connie Devens confirmed that police have ...Eric Frein, suspect in state trooper shootings, captured by police Pittsburgh Post GazetteEric Frein Captured: Accused Cop Killer In Custody, Police Say Huffin...
  October 30, 2014  

Prosecutor: Asian Indians target of home invasions

Prosecutor: Asian Indians target of home invasions Prosecutor: Asian Indians target of home invasionsMyCentralJersey.comThe families of Asian Indian descent appear to be the targets of home invasions in which gunmen broke into their homes, restrained family members and stole undisclosed amounts of cash, electronics and jewelry, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C.Third home-invasion robbery occurs in Middlesex; victims all Asian Indian ... The Star-LedgerPolice warn residents after string of home invasion robberies in Middlesex County WABC-TVMi...
  October 30, 2014  

Brooklyn man, 23, arrested with $2500 worth of cocaine in drug raid

Brooklyn man, 23, arrested with $2500 worth of cocaine in drug raidBaltimore SunA 23-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested with more than $2,500 worth of crack cocaine, as well as marijuana, drug dealing paraphernalia, gun ammunition and cash in a drug raid early Wednesday morning at his home, Anne Arundel police announced ...
  October 30, 2014  

Mesquite man taken into custody after barricading himself in house

A Mesquite man trying to avoid being served a warrant barricaded himself in a house for several hours Thursday. About 2:20 p.m., police and U.S. Marshals went to the 120 block of Brunswick Lane, near Scyene Road and Military Parkway, to serve 26-year-old Ronnie Pryor an aggravated robbery warrant. Pryor, who was standing on the porch when officers arrived, ran into the house, police said. After several attempts by police negotiators to coax Pryor out of the house, tactical officers deployed ga...

One dead in shooting outside Plano restaurant, suspect in custody

One man was fatally shot outside a Subway restaurant in a Plano strip mall Thursday. Police said there was an altercation between two men who knew each other outside the restaurant in the 3100 block of Custer Road, near the intersection with West Parker Road, about 6:20 p.m., said police spokesman Officer David Tilley. One man pulled out a gun and shot the other man multiple times. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, Tilley said. Police found the suspe...

Plano police investigating shooting in restaurant

Plano police are investigating a shooting at a restaurant in a strip mall. Police received the call about 6:30 p.m. The shooting occurred in the 3100 block of Custer Road, near the intersection with West Parker Road, said Officer David Tilley. We’ll update when we have more information. View Larger Map TOP PICKS

City Council approves hate-crime measure, moves to regulate the use of drones

City Council approves hate-crime measure, moves to regulate the use of dronesPhilly.comCity Council unanimously approved a measure on Thursday that would make it a crime to harm someone because of sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabilities. The proposal was triggered by the Sept. 11 assault on a gay couple in Center City.
  October 30, 2014  

Good Samaritans tackle suspect who tried to steal elderly woman’s purse

Kendrick Taylor was walking Wednesday afternoon near the Winn-Dixie supermarket on University Boulevard near Goldenrod when he saw a man trying to steal a 76-year-old woman's purse in the parking lot."She was screaming for help, and he tried to put her hand over her mouth," said the 24-year-old Full Sail student.The suspect, without the purse, started running across the parking lot to escape other onlookers who were trying to help the victim.The chase was on, with Taylor in pursuit. "Basically,...

Deputies investigating Poinciana death

Deputies investigating Poinciana death Deputies are investigating a death on Colonade Court in Poinciana, an Osceola County sheriff's spokeswoman said.The call came in around 5 p.m., sheriff's spokeswoman Twis Lizasuain said.This is a developing story. Please check back for details. Copyright © 2014, Orlando Sentinel