Thursday, March 30, 2017

Markeith Loyd

aramis ayala

Having filed a motion to stay the Markeith Loyd case pending a decision regarding the legality of the governor’s executive order,  Orange-Osceola State Attorney, Aramis Ayala, appeared before the court on Tuesday to present her position. “The governor’s order is unlawful, that it ...
Markeith Loyd mugshot

Having appointed the Public Defender’s Office to serve as secondary counsel, Chief Judge Frederick J. Lauten was informed, by the PD’s Office, that conflicts exist in the Markeith Demangzlo Loyd case. These conflicts require their removal as standby counsel. Discussions ...
In a press conference on the steps of the Orange County Courthouse Thursday, March 16, 2017, Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announces that her office will no longer pursue the death penalty as a sentence in any case brought before the 9th Judicial Circuit of Florida. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor has rebuked Orlando’s top prosecutor and transferred from her authority a case involving the slaying of a police officer after she announced her opposition to the death penalty. Signaling he wants ...
Orlando police Chief John Mina walks past the updated wanted poster of Markeith Loyd during a news conference at Orlando Police Department to announce the capture of Loyd, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities asked the courts on Wednesday to deny bond for the suspect in last week’s fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer as he was hospitalized for most of the day with injuries ...
This undated photo provided by the Orlando Police Department shows Markeith Loyd. Loyd is wanted for killing an Orlando police officer outside a Wal-Mart in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (Orlando Police Department via AP, File)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Law enforcement officers made good on promises to go after people they think aided a fugitive in the weeks before he became the focus of a manhunt in the fatal shooting of an ...
A wreath and flowers surround Orlando police shooting victim, officer Debra Clayton's patrol car, in front of police headquarters, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER and TERRANCE HARRIS ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A suspect who is the focus of a manhunt following the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer has a lengthy criminal record dating back two decades, and authorities had ...
Friends and colleagues console each other after the body of an unidentified OCSO deputy was transported from Orlando Regional Medical Center after the deputy was killed while responding to the fatal shooting of an Orlando Police officer in Orlando, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Orlando were engaged in a massive manhunt early Tuesday for a man accused of fatally shooting a police officer who approached him outside a Wal-Mart. The manhunt itself has ...
Law enforcement officers hug as other officers, not seen, escort the body of the Orange County deputy that died in the line of duty on Monday to the Orange County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A massive manhunt was underway Monday in central Florida as authorities searched for a man accused of shooting and killing an Orlando police officer. The Orlando Police Department announced the death of Master ...
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