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Wood Partners Opens New Luxury Apartment Community in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla./ July 13, 2018 (STL.News) — Wood Partners, a national leader in multi-family real estate development and acquisition, announced today that Alta Grande is officially open. Located at 3512 Grande Reserve Way in Orlando, Alta Grande is the newest luxury apartment community to be developed in Orlando’s Tourism Corridor. With proximity to major employers … Continue reading Wood Partners Opens New Luxury Apartment Community in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla | Buzz Aldrin sues children, alleging misuse of his finances

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his credit cards, transferring money from an account and slandering him by saying he has dementia. Aldrin’s lawsuit filed earlier this month in a Florida state court came a week after … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Buzz Aldrin sues children, alleging misuse of his finances

ORLANDO, Fla. | Panel: Teamsters at Disney World violated labor law

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Teamsters union representing bus drivers and costumed characters at Disney World committed an unfair labor practice when it ignored members’ requests to resign from the union, a labor relations panel ruled this week, upholding almost all of a judge’s earlier decision. The three-person National Labor Relations Board panel ordered officials … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | Panel: Teamsters at Disney World violated labor law

ORLANDO, Fla | Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates. Officials at Orlando International Airport said the expansion of face scans would speed up … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

ORLANDO, Fla. | Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport alarms some privacy advocates who say there are no formal rules in place … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

ORLANDO, Fla.  | Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages after Florida standoff

ORLANDO, Fla. — A man who police say shot an officer before barricading himself in a Florida apartment killed the four children he had been holding hostage before killing himself, police said Monday. Orlando police Chief John Mina said at a press conference just before midnight that the suspect, who was identified as 35-year-old Gary … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla.  | Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages after Florida standoff

ORLANDO, Fla | Gunman shoots officer, holds 4 kids hostage during standoff

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police officers in Florida responding to an overnight domestic dispute were met with gunfire that seriously wounded an officer before the gunman barricaded himself in an apartment with four young children. Orlando Police Chief John Mina said Monday that the officer is expected to live despite “very significant injuries.” Officers were … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Gunman shoots officer, holds 4 kids hostage during standoff

ORLANDO, Fla. | 2nd anniversary of Pulse massacre marked by art, litigation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation. Ahead of Tuesday’s commemoration of the massacre of 49 people at the gay nightclub, some survivors and victims’ relatives have sued the Orlando Police Department and the … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | 2nd anniversary of Pulse massacre marked by art, litigation