Volunteers help fix up home of 96-year-old Army Veteran in St. Cloud

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ST. CLOUD, Fla. – The Osceola Council on Aging, volunteers from The Home Depot in St. Cloud and St. Cloud police officers grabbed tools Monday to help a 96-year-old veteran. Volunteers showed up to the home of Helen Crawford, a former U.S. Army captain, to help fix up the Wisconsin Avenue home as part of the Helping Homebound Heroes program. “It just… Keep Reading

Kissimmee connector shuttle service starts

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette The city of Kissimmee partnered with Lynx and SunRail to launch the new Kissimmee Connector shuttle service on Monday to help solve a common “last mile” problem in city’s transportation network, according to a city press release. The Kissimmee Connector shuttle service, which will be free for the first six months, will… Keep Reading

21 cars burglarized in Champion’s Gate

SOURCE: Fox 35 Orlando FOUR CORNERS, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – Osceola County deputies are searching for thieves that broke into more than 20 cars in a Champion’s Gate neighborhood. The break-ins happened early Sunday morning. Several cars were discovered with their windowsshattered and missing electronics. Osceola deputies said 21 cars in total were burglarized inside the Gate apartment… Keep Reading

New bill would make animal cruelty a federal felony

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla. – Animal cruelty and bestiality could become a felony nationwide under a bill introduced by two Florida congressmen. The Orlando Sentinel reported the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act introduced by Reps. Ted Deutch, D-West Boca, and Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, would target “crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating and impaling animals.” A conviction could lead to as many as… Keep Reading

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