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Dramatic video shows Kissimmee officers rescuing choking baby

SOURCE: KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A group of Kissimmee police officers are being hailed as heroes after their quick-thinking actions saved a baby who was choking. The heart-wrenching rescue was captured on body-worn camera and shows Amanda Zimmerman hysterically crying out for help. Zimmerman said her 1-year-old boy swallowed a Goldfish cracker and started choking.  She… Keep Reading

2 killed after shooting reported outside Kissimmee bank, deputies say

SOURCE: OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Two people were killed after a shooting was reported outside a Bank of America in Kissimmee, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said the shooting happened at 2000 E. Osceola Parkway around 7 p.m. Wednesday. Major Jacob Ruiz, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office public information officer, said deputies found… Keep Reading

Woman accused of stealing personal items at several LA Fitness locations

SOURCE: KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing personal items from gym-goers at several LA Fitness locations across Central Florida. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said Mariah Dougherty was booked into the Orange County Jail on outstanding warrants. Deputies said more charges are forthcoming. Sheriff’s officials said a six-month investigation led to Dougherty’s arrest.… Keep Reading

Here’s where the free Kissimmee Connector shuttle service will take you

SOURCE: KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Public transportation has come a long way in Central Florida, and Kissimmee is among the latest cities in the area to offer even more travel options to its residents. The City of Kissimmee, in partnership with Lynx Transportation, has started the Kissimmee Connector. The grant-funded shuttle service is free to riders and highlights key spots… Keep Reading

Man discharged from Kissimmee hospital run over, killed

SOURCE: KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A 56-year-old Orlando man who had just been discharged from AdventHealth Kissimmee was fatally struck by a van and run over by another vehicle that left the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal crash was reported at 12:15 a.m. on Orange Blossom Trail near Hilda Street in Kissimmee. According to… Keep Reading

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