Man exposed himself, tried to kidnap girl

Police in Sanford are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a group of middle school girls who were walking to their bus on Friday, and then attempted to grab one of the girls' backpacks.

26 dogs, 13 cats rescued from home

Dozens of cats and dogs in Altamonte Springs were rescued from a home after animal services found trash bags of dog remains and found the animals living in poor conditions

Elections Supervisor says racism halting job

Seminole County's Supervisor of Elections is speaking out on what he describes as years of racism. In a video posted to his wife’s TikTok, Elections Supervisor Chris Anderson and his wife say they’ve experienced racism since the moment he took office. His main points of focus right now are obstructions to his ability to effectively do his job and an incident where he says his wife was racially profiled by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

Clogged toilet leads to arrest of 5 people

Five women were arrested after they allegedly intentionally clogged the toilet at a Central Florida wing joint, igniting a brawl with employees, according to the Longwood Police Department. Kenisha Charles, 18, Tyesha Charles, 19, Keiyanda Charles, 24, Jasmine Cline, 26, and Jahleigha Smith, 20, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, battery, and criminal mischief.

Florida comfort K9 awarded with check

Oviedo Police Comfort K9 Xander was presented with a check from the Aftermath K9 grant program on Monday. Xander, a comfort K9 at Lawton Chiles Middle School recently placed 2nd for the Aftermath K9 grant, awarded in June. Xander and his handler SRO Ashley Pierce were in a competition against K9s across the country to win this grant. The grant helps to maintain the comfort K9 program for the police department. Xander is a beloved staple at Lawton Chiles Middle School

Hollerbach's shifts Octoberfest plans

Hollerbach’s German Restaurant announced Friday it will not be hosting its own Oktoberfest celebration. Hollerbach’s posted on Facebook it will instead participate in other local Oktoberfest celebrations. Those are spread across places like Lake Mary, Lake Nona and Mount Dora.

Mail being swiped in Altamonte Springs

Businesses in Altamonte Springs are out of thousands after someone stole a master key. About 10 businesses have been getting checks stolen since January when the key was stolen. One business owner said about $100,000 is unaccounted for.