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Kissimmee resident Ronaldo Roman, has safely returned home / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® / Rolando Roman has safely returned home after being missing for more than a week.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A 43-year-old man reported missing eight days and considered endangered has safety returned home, Kissimmee cops re[ported today.

Rolando Roman, who was last seen 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the area of Boggy Creek Road and Buena Ventura Lakes Boulevard, returned home safely earlier today, Kissimmee police spokeswoman Stacie Miller told Headline Surfer at 11:45 a.m.  

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- It's a black and white picture that hearkens back to early childhood where the kid sister adoringly looked up to her big brother -- she a mere 3 and he all of 5 years old.

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- On Aug. 19, two Kissimmee police officers were killed in a shootout. Later that weekend, an officer in Volusia County named Charles Geiger got ready for his overnight shift in Edgewater – and thought about what might happen on his shift. 

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- The news of out Kissimmee is particularly sad out of Kissimmee on this Father's Day: The body of a 9-year-old autistic girl was found early this morning in a retention pond near her home, cops said.

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Kissimmee police detectives are investigating a gun-related homicide of a young man that occurred early on this Sunday and need the public’s help in developing leads.
 

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By HENRY FREDERICK
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. --  The Kissimmee Police Department needs the public’s assistance in attempting to locate David Yulfo.

The 72-year-okd Kissimmee man has been listed as a Missing/Endangered Adult due to his age and ongoing medical conditions.

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Dan Golloway, ofKissimmee, piloting a small plane, died Tuewsday when it crashewd near West Palm Beach, FL. / Headline Surfer® Photos for Headline Surfer® /
Daniel Shalloway, 64, of Osceola County, a pilot and business owner, was killed Tuesday night when he crashed into a mobile home near West Palm Beach. A resident of the home was killed, too.

Dan Shalloway of Osceola County killed in plane crash / Headline Surfer®WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Kissimmee pilot who lost his life and claimed that of a woman in a mobile home when his small plane crashed Tuesday was remembered as a man who "lived for adventure."

"Dan lived for adventure -- (he) loved to fly," said Alan Byrd, who worked with the doomed pilot, Daniel Shalloway, who was the founder of Machine Gun America, a Kissimmee business whose customers shoot automatic machine guns and other firearms. "He was an engineer by trade and actively involved in politics. He was passionate about his community,"

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Kissimmee Police and Special Olympics Florida announce the first annual Heroes vs. Heroes Kickball Challenge 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today today at the Kissimmee Lakefront Park.

Members of the Kissimmee Police Department will team up with Osceola County Special Olympic athletes for two family friendly kickball games that will be officiated by characters from Medieval Times. The event will also consist of carnival games, raffles, a DJ, bounce house and food trucks. The public is encouraged to attend and cheer on the players while supporting Special Olympics Florida.

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City of Kissimmee Presents Ruby Award to Orange Bowl Lanes

KISSIMMEE -- As part of its economic development retention efforts, the City of Kissimmee continues to recognize companies that have been in business, within the City limits, for more than 40 years.

As such, during the Dec. 16 City Commission meeting, a Ruby Award was presented to Orange Bowl Lanes, a company that opened in the City of Kissimmee in 1960. Orange Bowl Lanes, located on Vine Street, is a popular 12-lane bowling center and is home to third- and fourth-generation league bowlers. Children who grew up with the youth league continue to play as adults and have brought their children, and now even their grandchildren to participate in leagues. Orange Bowl Lanes Sunday night league has been taking place for 50 years.

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Kelly Ann Balderas found murdered a decade ago in a Kissimmee hotel room / Headline Surder®Photo for Headline Surfer® / Kelly Ann Balerdas had obvious signs of trama to her body, Kissimmee police said, of the unsolved homicide of March 6, 2004.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – It was almost a decade ago ago that 22-year-old Kelly Ann Balderas was found slain in her motel room at the former Breeze Inn, located at 900 E. Vine St. by the hotel manager in well-being check after she hadn't bee heard from by friends for three days, Kissimmee cops said.

The locale is now a drug treatment facility. And it is near where Banderas's mother, mother, Diana Bryan, will be holding a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Saturday, in remembrance of her daughter who was beaten to death. The homicide remains unsolved.

The vigil will be at the corner of Damon and East Vine streets, said Stacie Miller, spokeswoman for the Kissimmee police force.

It was 10 years earlier on March 6, 2004, that Kelly Ann Balderas's body was found at 4 p.m. in her hotel room with obvious signs of trauma to her body, Miller said.

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