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Deputies screen town for TV burglar

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Deputies are screening the town for an alleged TV burglar. Osceola County deputies said they’re searching for man who broke into a Kissimmee home while the resident was sleeping, and stole two TVs Aug. 9. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office released Ring doorbell camera video, showing the man trying to pry open the front… Keep Reading

Osceola deputies search for 7-Eleven armed robbery suspects

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Osceola County deputies are searching for two men suspected of committing an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven in Kissimmee. The Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video Monday, asking the public to help them identify the two men seen wearing black jackets with a white stripe, and red bandanas around their faces. Deputies say the… Keep Reading

Scheme targets utility customers in Kissimmee

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A new scheme is targeting utility customers in Kissimmee. The Kissimmee Utility Authority said scammers are calling people and saying their service will be disconnected because of unpaid balances on their accounts. Officials said they received more than 150 reports of this happening Friday. CONTINUE READING Keep Reading

Raccoon knocks out power to thousands in Kissimmee

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A rogue raccoon jumped the fence of a Kissmimee electrical substation Tuesday morning, knocking out power to 2,844 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority for an hour.  The furry troublemaker scrambled onto a 13,200-volt breaker inside the utility’s Airport Substation at 5:01 a.m, causing three primary feeder lines to fail.  CONTINUE READING Keep Reading

Kissimmee residents break all-time electricity records twice this week due to heat wave

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette Several electric utilities in Florida, including Kissimmee Utility Authority and Orlando Utilities Commission, are reporting record-high levels of electricity sales so far this summer, The cities that purchase wholesale power from FMPA are located statewide, including Bushnell, Clewiston, Fort Meade, Fort Pierce, Green Cove Springs, Havana, Jacksonville Beach, Key West, Kissimmee, Leesburg,… Keep Reading

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