'Suspicious' package cleared at Orlando mosque

Authorities say a suspicious item, found near an Orlando mosque, has been deemed safe.  Police officers and firefighters responded to Masjid al-Ihsaan, at 6630 Pershing Ave., shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday.  Pershing Avenue, between Goldenrod Road and Semoran Boulevard remained closed for about two hours as officials investigated.

According to a spokesperson with the Orlando Police Department, some nearby buildings were evacuated and a bomb squad was called to the scene.  Authorities cleared the scene around 7 p.m.