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  • Man killed in home invasion in east Orange County, deputies say

    A 20-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a shooting during a home invasion at a home in east Orange County, sheriff's deputies say. The shooting happened a little before 5 p.m. at a home on Port Simbor Avenue, which is near North Econlockhatchee Trail and University Boulevard. Paramedics took
  • Train hits, kills man deputies say was sleeping on tracks in Lakeland

    Authorities say a train hit a man who was possibly sleeping on the rails, killing him. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the CSX train struck 58-year-old Randolph Eugene Rhymes of Lakeland around 4 a.m. Wednesday. The crash resulted in the temporary closing of four railroad crossings in the area
  • Convicted felon sought for trying to kill his father in drive-by shooting, deputies say

    Quantez Rodney Bake, a 20-year-old convicted felon, was on probation when he was involved in a drive-by shooting targeting his father Friday in Pompano Beach, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.  Detectives said surveillance video showed Bake driving a gray Mercedes-Benz GL 350 luxury sports utility vehicle by a home near the intersection of Southeast 25th Avenue and Southeast Fifth Street. Bake's father was in the front yard. "He drove up to a residence where his father was at with a...