Lisa Maria Garza, Orlando Sentinel

Lisa Maria Garza

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando, FL, United States

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Past articles by Lisa Maria:

Winter Park says damaged home is ‘unsafe.’ Owner calls eviction a ‘death sentence’

After neighbor complaints and code hearings, Winter Park is suing to evict the owner of a damaged home it says is unsafe. → Read More

Voter suppression, redistricting fears cited by candidates for House District 41

Voters will choose among four Democrats in the Aug. 23 primary for the new State House District 41. → Read More

Orlando man, 40 dies in motorcycle crash near Ocoee, FHP says

The deadly crash happened at the intersection of Clarcona Ocoee Road and Lakeville Road, Florida Highway Patrol said. → Read More

Vehicle crashes into SunRail train in Maitland, police say

A vehicle crashed into a SunRail train Monday in Maitland, according to the police department. → Read More

Man arrested in road rage shooting of woman at Oviedo intersection

A 41-year-old woman was shot Tuesday evening during a road rage incident in Oviedo, the police department said Wednesday. → Read More

Orlando police release video of Mall at Millenia shootout

A 19-year-old man fatally shot himself after a shootout with Orlando police last month at the Mall of Millenia, OPD said. → Read More

Woman shot by Winter Park officer in her home sues department after acquittal

A 51-year-old woman is suing Winter Park police after she was shot by an officer during a welfare check in 2017. → Read More

Testimony resumes this morning in Danielle Redlick murder trial

Jurors continue to hear testimony on Day 2 of the murder trial of Danielle Redlick, who is accused of fatally stabbing her husband at their Winter Park home. → Read More

10-year-old girl arrested in Orlando shooting to remain in custody, judge rules

A 10-year-old girl accused of fatally shooting a woman fighting with her mother in Orlando last week will remain in custody, a judge ruled Wednesday. → Read More

2-year-old fatally shot dad after finding ‘easily accessible’ gun, Orange sheriff says

A 2-year-old boy shot and killed his father at their east Orange County home last month, Sheriff John Mina said Monday. → Read More

Orlando man found guilty in abuse case reported by restaurant server

Timothy Wilson was found guilty of child abuse and neglect, in a case that came to light thanks to an Orlando restaurant server. → Read More

Man acquitted of Rolex theft after two years in jail sues Winter Park police

An Orlando man acquitted of stealing a Rolex is accusing the Winter Park Police Department of negligence in a federal lawsuit filed in May. → Read More

Orange deputy resigned facing firing over pointing gun at Lyft driver, records show

Orange County Deputy Troy Heyer resigned from the Sheriff’s Office nearly two years after he was accused of pointing a gun at a Lyft driver. → Read More

Bystander injured in downtown Orlando bar shooting, police say

The shooting happened at B. Nice Patio Bar across from Lake Eola, Orlando police said. → Read More

Orange deputy resigned amid probe into sleeping while guarding murder trial

Records show the Orange County Sheriff's Office intended to fire Hector Lopez, who was hired in 2001, but he resigned on Feb. 4. → Read More

Osceola man exposed himself in front of kids at Kissimmee school, deputies say

A 49-year-old Osceola County man is accused of committing lewd acts in front of children at a Kissimmee charter school. → Read More

NHC issues 1st tropical outlook area of 2022, watches disturbance over Gulf Coast

National Hurricane Center is monitoring a system of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the Gulf of Mexico that has a 10% chance of development within the next 48 hours. → Read More

2 injured in Waffle House shooting near Universal Orlando, police say

Two men were wounded in a shooting at the Waffle House on South Kirkman Road, Orlando police said. → Read More

Sanford woman, 19, dies in crash with semi-truck on I-4, FHP says

The deadly crash happened on Interstate 4 in Seminole County, according to Florida Highway Patrol. → Read More

Downtown Orlando courthouse reopens after authorities clear ‘unattended’ item

Traffic was blocked on Orange Avenue from Amelia to Livingston streets during the investigation. → Read More