Seminole deputies seek missing, suicidal son of homicide victim

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. He is believed to be driving his mother's white 2005 Ford Mustang convertible with the license plate number G521UU. The car has noticeable front end damage.Ortiz's mother, Jacqueline Ortiz, was found about 3:45 p.m. Deputies were called to her home in the 3000 block of Woodley Park Plac...

Jordan MacWilliams, Delta police officer charged with murder at Starlight Casino

Jordan MacWilliams, Delta police officer charged with murder at Starlight CasinoCBC.caDelta police officer Jordan MacWilliams has been charged with second-degree murder for the death of Mehrdad Bayrami, two years ago outside the Starlight Casino in New Westminster, B.C.. The charge follows an investigation by the Independent ...Delta Police officer charged with murder in standoff death News1130BC cop charged with second-degree murder in fatal standoff CTV NewsDelta Police officer charged wi...
  October 20, 2014  

Man sentenced to 3 years in jail after car chase exceeding 140 mph

Man sentenced to 3 years in jail after car chase exceeding 140 mphThe Augusta ChronicleBattle's car hit four other vehicles during the chase. Battle has multiple priors, including two cases of fleeing from an officer, dating back to 1995. On Monday he pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to fleeing or attempting to elude a ...
  October 20, 2014  

Police chief acknowledges problems in memo to staff

Police chief acknowledges problems in memo to staffAsheville Citizen-TimesASHEVILLE – Police Chief William Anderson acknowledged problems in his department but told officers new phones and more new cars are among planned improvements. He also said a strategic plan for the Asheville Police Department will mean hiring a ...
  October 20, 2014  

Plano police looking for suspect in three bank robberies

Plano police looking for suspect in three bank robberies Plano police are looking for a man suspected of three bank robberies in October. The robberies were in the 200 block of Coit Road, 3300 block of Preston Road and 1900 block of Dallas Parkway. Police say the suspect is a thin white man, between 35 and 50 years old, 5-9 to 6-foot tall and weighing about 160 to 180 pounds. In each incident, the man entered the bank, demanded money from the teller and left the location in an unknown direction, police said. In one incident, he left in a dark blue or...

Teen girls charged after Perth car chase

Teen girls charged after Perth car chaseYahoo!7 NewsTwo teenage girls allegedly stole a car and led police on a wild chase through Perth's northern suburbs. Police say the girls, aged 13 and 14, stole a Toyota SUV from a Warwick home early on Monday and evaded police after they were spotted leaving a ...Teen girls charged after wild police chase Perth Now
  October 20, 2014  

Surveillance images released in I-Drive CVS robbery

Surveillance images released in I-Drive CVS robberyWFTV OrlandoAuthorities said the same Orange County CVS store was robbed in September as well. In the previous robbery, authorities said the security cameras weren't working. But in Monday's incident, the robbery was captured on surveillance video. Deputies said ...See raw video: Glass-shattering robbery at Walgreens pharmacy in Orlando WESH Orlando
  October 20, 2014  

Suspect in prostitute’s strangling may have more victims, deputies say

A Leesburg man charged last week with torturing and killing a prostitute in Brevard County may have more victims, Brevard investigators said Monday.And they're asking the public for help.Lance David Berning, 45, an unemployed welder and father of two, is accused of weighing down the woman's body with concrete blocks before throwing her in the Indian River. But the body rose to the surface and was discovered on Oct. 9.Berning was arrested Friday after he blurted out to a friend that he "really go...

Deputies search for clues after man found dead in east Orange apartment

Orange County deputies are searching for clues after a man was found dead inside his apartment Friday afternoon.Adrian Lopez-Silvero, 25, was found when a friend stopped by his unit in the Harbor Beach Condos at 5781 5 Flags Blvd. near Semoran Boulevard and Pershing Avenue. Deputies say the friend walked in and saw Lopez-Silvero dead and called 911 for help.No information has been released regarding the state of the victim's body or how long investigators believe he was dead inside the apartment...

Viral Video Showing NYPD Racial Profiling Appears to be Prank

A video posted by a pair of Youtube pranksters video claiming to prove racial profiling by the New York City Police Department appears to be a prank. Nevertheless, numerous websites are running with it as if it were real. However, dozens of commenters are voicing their skepticism on the video as well as in the articles. I’ve watched the video several times and I am agreeing with those skeptics as well as many of us on the PINAC staff. The video, posted Sunday by TrueStoryASA, has...
  October 20, 2014