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Pine Hills

  • One bedroom units start at $740 dollars a month and two bedroom units cost $880 dollars a month.
  • A stretch of State Road 438 in Orange County is now named after Debra Clayton, the Orlando police lieutenant killed in the line of duty in January. Officials unveiled the new street sign Monday morning on her birthday. It is just feet from the Walmart parking lot where Clayton was killed in pursuit of a murder suspect.
  • Last year Miles Mulrain Jr. started a series of monthly meetings to talk about solutions to crime in Pine Hills. Mulrain and Emery James of the non profit Let Your Voice Be Heard say other cities are starting to take notice of their approach. They join Intersection to talk about their work to foster peace in the community. And Captain Carlos Torres of the Orange County Sheriff's Office talks about the law enforcement initiative Operation R.I.S.E.
  • Orlando police and Pine Hills residents will sit across from each other Wednesday night in an effort to break the ice and build up the community. It is part of the fifth Orlando Speaks, an interactive workshop that brings together trained facilitators, citizens, and officers from the Orlando Police Department.
  • Apopka and Pine Hills residents are fed up with violent crime. After a spate of shootings last year, faith leaders and others called for a stop to the violence. A task force was formed, and last week they released their report. On Intersection we talk about what the task force found, and what it's going to take to curb crime in the area.
  • Just days after a mother was shot at a gas station in Pine Hills, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orlando Police Chief John Mina are pledging new ways to keep that community safe. The announcement involves targeted crime reduction and collaboration with pastors and other officials. Pine Hills has seen a slight increase in gun violence over the past few weeks. One of the more recent shootings resulted in the death of a pregnant woman.