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New details link teen to Boone High School student's shooting death  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

New details emerge in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Boone High School student.

New details released in unsolved murder of 15-year-old Boone High School student  WESH 2 Orlando

WESH 2 News has learned about a stunning new development in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Boone High School student.

15-year-old Boone High student shot and killed on his way to school, sheriff says  Orlando Sentinel

Alejandro Vargas Martinez, a 15-year-old student described as a great kid, was shot to death Tuesday morning while walking to Boone High School, putting the ...

Vigil honors teen who was killed while walking to Boone High School  Orlando Sentinel

Friends and family gathered to remember the life of Alejandro Vargas Martinez, the 15-year-old boy who was shot to death Tuesday while walking to Boone High ...

BOONE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT KILLED: Family, friends remember Alejandro Martinez  WFTV Orlando

A 15-year-old Boone High School student was gunned down Tuesday while walking to school, and the Orange County Sheriff's Office is offering a $10000 ...


The mood was somber at the funeral for a Boone High School student gunned down while walking to school.

'He's bleeding everywhere:' 911 calls released in Boone student's death  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Recently released 911 calls shed some light on the aftermath of a shooting that killed a 15-year-old Boone High School student as he was walking to school, ...

911 audio released in Boone High student's shooting death: 'He’s not talking. … Oh my God'  Orlando Sentinel

A passerby called 911 the morning of Dec. 18 to report an alarming discovery: A young man was lying in the roadway on Waldo Street, apparently bleeding to ...

Reward now $15K for information in killing of 15-year-old Boone High student Alejandro Vargas Martinez  Orlando Sentinel

As he often did, 15-year-old Alejandro Vargas Martinez spoke to his mother on the phone while he walked to Boone High School in the predawn hours of Dec.

Sketch released after 2 Orlando girls groped while walking to school  WESH 2 Orlando

Deputies have released a sketch of a man accused of groping two girls while they were walking to school earlier this week in Orlando. Officials with the Orange ...

Vigil Tonight For Boone High Student Killed In Shooting  News 13 Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — A vigil was held Friday night for the Boone High School sophomore gunned down Tuesday morning while walking to school. Alejandro ...

Florida power Oak Ridge upset, held to 16 points by full-game stall tactics  USA TODAY High School Sports

Boone employed an aggressive stall campaign against Florida state power Oak Ridge, eventually pulling off a stunning 20-16 victory.

High school start times: Orange school board to study options in May  Orlando Sentinel

Superintendent Barbara Jenkins said she'll present the Orange County School Board with options for later high school start times at a May 7 meeting.

'They're going to kill me': 15-year-old shot to death called mom one last time  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

The mother of a 15-year-old boy shot while walking to Boone High School last December cannot forget the final words she heard from her son before he was ...

Boone High School to debut new turf football field  Orlando Sentinel

Boone High School set to open their new multi-purpose turf field.

Catch Me If You Can  Bungalower

Based on the hit film and the incredible true story of Frank Abignale Jr., Catch Me If You Can is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams by ...

Boone will honor 1983 boys basketball state title team  Orlando Sentinel

Boone will honor revered coach Wayne Rickman and its overachieving 1983 state championship boys basketball team on Friday night at halftime of a 7:30 ...

Florida history: Iconic principal and his school were linked to the last day  Orlando Sentinel

It's not surprising that the imposing building on East Robinson Street that houses Orlando's Howard Middle School looks like a classic American high school.

Deaths in Central Florida: 4/28  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Richard "Rick" T. Giddens 68, of Mount Dora, ...

Fatal shooting of 14-year-old boy not a 'random act,' deputies say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

The fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy on Saturday was not a random act, officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

Doug Patterson of Boone is Orange County athletic director  Orlando Sentinel

Doug Patterson started anew this week after spending more than a decade as Boone High School School's athletic director.

#RethinkSchool: Safety and Success in a Magnet School Setting  U.S. Department of Education

My zoned middle school, in Orlando, FL, made local news with a tragic and terrifying story: a student was taken into the bathroom and raped. That was exactly ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 5/14  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. ORANGE. Robert "Buddy Bowie Garth, Jr. Age 89, ...

Former UCF standout BJ Taylor chases down NBA dream  News 13

BJ Taylor has always been a basketball player and a man of his word. Now the Orlando native is looking to fulfill a childhood prophecy he etched out for himself ...

Stray bullet hits day care worker outside prep academy in Orlando, deputies say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A stray bullet from a nearby shooting hit a day care worker who was sitting outside near Scholar's Prep Academy Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orange ...

Orange County homicides up nearly 30 percent in 2018  Orlando Sentinel

There were more homicides in Orlando and Orange County in 2018 than in the year prior, detectives in the local police department and sheriff's office said.

Florida college admissions: Getting into UF, FSU, UCF may depend a lot on where you went to high school  Orlando Sentinel

Students at Florida high schools in more affluent communities are more likely to get into UF or FSU — the state's top-ranked universities — than students from ...

FC Barcelona to open new youth academy in Orlando  Pro Soccer USA

FC Barcelona on Thursday announced it was establishing an academy in Orlando, it's 50th youth academy across the world and its newest in the U.S..

Boone High finance teacher wins national urban schools award  Orlando Sentinel

The director of Boone High School's finance magnet has won a national award for urban educators. Bill Daniel, who oversees finances courses and the ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/24  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Weaver Endel Raulerson age 84, Montverde, ...

Court Documents Show Possible Person of Interest in Murder of Orlando Teen  News 13

ORLANDO, Fla. — Court documents show that prosecutors think a man who is already in jail could be responsible for the shooting death of Orlando teen ...

Special-needs teacher with history of complaints retires amid investigation  WFTV Orlando

An Orange County teacher just retired while under investigation, which 9 Investigates learned was at least her 10th over the course of 13 years.

Wrestling coach openings/changes for 2019-20 season  Orlando Sentinel

A listing of high school wrestling head coaching jobs that are open - and have been filled - in the state of Florida.

These are 2018's youngest victims of gun violence in Orange County  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Families across Orange County were affected by gun violence in 2018, including a parent forced to bury a child who had just celebrated her first birthday.

Central Florida's National Merit semifinalists announced  Orlando Sentinel

More than 100 Central Florida high school students are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, meaning their scores on the PSAT — a ...

Boone High School totem pole vandalized  WESH Orlando

Last week, the iconic totem pole at Boone High School was vandalized.

Arrest made in 17-year-old Orlando girl's shooting death  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a teenage girl's shooting death.

Best public high schools in Florida: U.S. News releases 2018 list  Orlando Sentinel

Twenty-five Central Florida high schools earned top rankings in the latest U.S. News & World Report's "best high schools" list meant to showcase excellent ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 11/18  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Everett A. Kelly Everett A. Kelly, 92, of Lady Lake, ...

Orange school board elections: 2 vie for district 7 seat  Orlando Sentinel

A teacher and a homemaker face off for the district 7 seat on the Orange County School Board.

Colonial High School reported 1,059 students absent on Thursday  Orlando Sentinel

Colonial High School, one of four Orange County campuses named in online threats this week, reported 1,059 students absent on Thursday, the fourth day of ...

Several Orlando-area schools among 'best high schools' in US, report says  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Several Orlando-area high schools were ranked at the top of U.S. News & World Report's newly released list of "best high schools."

Bill would require financial-literacy class in high school  Orlando Sentinel

A proposed law would require Florida high-school students to take money management.

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/3  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Nancy Ann (Urban) Brown 76, of Howey In The ...

911 calls released after teen murdered while walking to school  WESH 2 Orlando

For the first time, WESH 2 News is getting new insight into the murder of a local teen who was walking to school when he was gunned down.

Buchholz Baseball Set to Face Ocoee - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

This Tuesday and Friday the Buchholz Bobcats baseball team has a match up against the Ocoee Knights. Tuesday the two teams are set to face off at 6 pm at ...

Boone High School student holds police appreciation rally  News965

Orlando, FL - "Police officers mean the world to me," said 16 year old Caroline Casola Saturday at a Police Appreciation Rally she held at the Acencia Banquet ...

Thousands of Central Florida students walk out calling for end to gun violence  Orlando Weekly

Thousands of Central Florida students joined nationwide school walkouts Wednesday to call for an end to gun violence and honor the people killed in a mass...

Florida adopts tougher test scores for high school graduation  Orlando Sentinel

The State Board of Education voted to make it tougher on students who can't pass the two Florida exams needed for a diploma. They'll need higher ACT or SAT ...

High School Football Media Day  WFTV Orlando

COX Media Group's 10th annual high school football media day will take place Tuesday, July 23rd at Campign World Stadium.

Deaths in Central Florida: 1/27  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Daniel C. Villnow Daniel (Danny) Craig Villnow ...

House District 49: Where Carlos Guillermo Smith and Ben Griffin stand  Orlando Sentinel

Incumbent state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, the first openly gay Latino to serve in the Florida Legislature, faces a challenge for the House District 49 seat from ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 8/26  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Mary Thompson Rocker Mary Thompson Rocker, ...

Orlando teen takes after his amputee mentor, Boston Bill

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jodi Bainter still has the special text messages saved on her cell phone. The long, emotional messages are from a contact saved simply as ...

Men accused of burying friend who overdosed in backyard to avoid arrest, deputies say  WFTV Orlando

An Orange County man who said he buried his friend in his backyard after the friend overdosed is now one of two people facing charges.

Orange, Seminole students earn high school diplomas, associate degrees  Orlando Sentinel

A total of 41 high school seniors in Orange and Seminole counties will graduate this spring with two years of college completed.

Recap: National Signing Day Wednesday  WESH Orlando

National signing day is Wednesday and elite high school athletes from all over Central Florida are signing their national letters of intent to play their sport at the ...

Man pulled from water in Orange County  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A man was rushed to a hospital after he fell in a body of water and had to be rescued, according to Orange County Fire Rescue officials.

Under Armour Orlando: Camp Preview  247Sports

247Sports takes a look at the expected stars slated for Sunday's Under Armour camp in Orlando.

Windermere High gets new assistant principals for upcoming school year  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Nancy Murchison, Taylor Plumblee and Adele Salazar all have joined the Horizon West school.

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/11  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Theiss, Jr Norman, 68, of Leesburg, died Saturday ...

Florida man kicked out window, pulled himself out of moving cop car, deputies say  WFTV Orlando

A 31-year-old Minneola man smashed out of the back window of a patrol car and hurled himself out it onto the road Tuesday while the deputy behind the wheel ...

Sex abuse victims speak publicly after filing lawsuit against Orlando pastor, church  WFTV Orlando

A year ago, an Orlando pastor was arrested on allegations that he sexually abused a 17-year-old girl, and Tuesday, the teenager, Kenia Gilles and another ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/9  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Brown Penny Lee, 61, of Sorrento, died ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 11/15  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Rogers Jay Louise Casteele, age 69, of Minneola, ...

Nominees Announced for the 2018 Jimmy Awards, Recognizing the Best of High School Musical Theatre Actors

Laura Benanti hosts the tenth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards June 25.

'Depression is real': Florida deputy killed 3 generations of family before taking own life  WFTV Orlando

A Florida sheriff's deputy used his *service* weapon to kill himself in front of several colleagues Wednesday morning after going on his police radio and reporting ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 3/10  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Wolf Ord Henry, 85, of Paisley, died Friday, March ...

Father shoots older son to save younger son after argument between brothers over pool game  WFTV Orlando

Law enforcement officials in Florida said a father shot and killed one son to save the other after the two brothers started fighting over a pool game.

Arrest made: UCF student fights for her life after hit-and-run crash, FHP says  WFTV Orlando

A University of Central Florida senior is fighting for her life at an Orlando hospital after she was injured in a hit-and-run crash near the campus, according to the ...

Two Central Florida teens triumph at national theater awards  Orlando Sentinel

When Dana Brazil heard "Tony Moreno" announced as best actor at the Jimmy Awards in New York City, her heart jumped for joy. But the nail biting wasn't over.

See Which Talented High School Students Earned Top Marks at the 2017 Jimmy Awards

The ninth annual ceremony, hosted by Ben Platt, celebrated the best of high school musical theatre performances.


Several residents have reported seeing a bear near Lake Underhill in Orlando, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.

Central Florida hospitals, agencies practice for potential terrorist attack  Orlando Sentinel

Fourteen hospitals; Lake, Orange and Seminole counties; the City of Orlando; Center Florida Disaster Medical Coalition; Orange County Public Schools; FBI; ...

UCF student Brooke Dawkins dies after being hit by truck  WESH Orlando

A 19-year-old University of Central Florida student has died after being hit by a pickup truck last week on Alafaya Trail. Brooke Dawkins, a Boone High School ...


North Orange Avenue near downtown Orlando reopened Tuesday morning after a pipe installed in 1887 burst, flooding the roadway and sinking the back half of ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 5/27  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Gerald "Jer" Broadhurst Jr Loving husband, ...

Under Armour Middle School Camp - Orlando  Youth1

The Under Armour All-America Camp Series Middle School Camps are designed to teach fundamentals, individual skills, group work and elevate thru ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 12/3  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/2  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Porfilio Jo Ann, 69, of Leesburg, FL, died ...

Delaney Park, Crystal Lake neighborhoods are quiet spots near SoDo  Orlando Sentinel

Delaney Park and neighboring Crystal Lake neighborhoods are quiet, desirable enclaves south of downtown Orlando with A rated schools and quick access to ...

Orlando deal with Ring security gives police broader access to crime-fighting tool  Orlando Sentinel

Now, Orlando police are hoping further access to the network of about 10000 Ring users in Orlando will help it solve burglaries, mail thefts and other crimes.

Deaths in Central Florida: 8/20  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Hunley Joyce, 90, of Eustis, died Wednesday, ...

WINTER PARK PINES MURDER: Son confesses to stabbing mother to death, deputies say  WFTV Orlando

An 18-year-old Orange County man told deputies he had fantasized about committing murder and was unprovoked when he fatally stabbed his 65-year-old ...

UCF student possibly brain dead after being hit by truck  WESH Orlando

A 19-year-old UCF student is possibly brain dead after being hit by a pickup truck last week on Alafaya Trail, according to family members.possibly.

Orange, Seminole schools announce new principals  Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County and Seminole County school districts announced new principals recently.

2nd teenage suspect surrenders in shooting that left Oak Hill man paralyzed  WFTV Orlando

OAK HILL, Fla. - A 15-year-old boy who shot a 48-year-old man in the neck early Sunday after being asked to leave a party to which he had not been invited ...

Wife of man arrested in Orlando teen's shooting death questions manslaughter charge  WFTV Orlando

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The wife of a man arrested in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy told Channel 9 she was unsure why her husband was charged ...

St. Johns County 2018 Football Preview: FSDB has enthusiasm but low numbers  St. Augustine Record

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind football team has won one game in the last two years. There may be more interest in playing in the marsh behind ...

The 2018 Jimmy® Awards at the Minskoff Theatre: And the Winners Are!  DC Metro Theater Arts

The 10th Annual Jimmy® Awards, presented by The Broadway League Foundation and Pittsburgh CLO on Monday, June 25, at the Minskoff Theatre, provided ...

Following pressure from Parkland shooting survivors, Publix suspends all political contributions  Orlando Weekly

Following a week of online outrage, Publix announced this afternoon that they will suspend all political donations after a Tampa Bay Times report revealed the...

Relief High School in Horizon West taking shape  West Orange Times

Walls are starting to go up at the West Orange relief high school construction site, and Doug Guthrie has been named principal.

ORLANDO FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS: Where, when to celebrate in Central Florida  WFTV Orlando

Start your Fourth of July holiday off with a bang with events lighting up across Central Florida.

Blue Darters and Mustangs return to action Friday night  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs return to action this week after a bounce-back victory for Apopka last Friday and a bye week for the Mustangs.

19-year-old man fatally shot in Pine Hills, deputies say  WFTV Orlando

A 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Pine Hills Tuesday evening, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Brooke Dawkins' death gave others life  Orlando Sentinel

Brooke Dawkins saved four lives the day she died. The Orlando girl who would go on to be homecoming queen at Boone High School in 2012 and earn a Bright ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 10/8  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Owens Herman O., 86, of Leesburg, died Monday, ...

Tommy Townsend hopes to follow his brother as UFs starting punter  Gainesville Sun

Four more members of Florida's 2018 recruiting class are now on campus and officially part of the football program.

Teen couple killed in I-4 crash memorialized at service  Orlando Sentinel

Hundreds of people who knew a teen couple killed in a SUV crash a week ago gathered in a downtown Orlando church Saturday to bid the duo goodbye.

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts Announces 2017 Applause Awards Winners  Broadway World

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the 2017 recipients of the Applause Awards, boasting a range of students and talent from 32 ...

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