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CUSTODY DISPUTE LEADS TO SHOOTING IN ORLANDO, COPS SAY

One woman was arrested after a child custody dispute led to a shooting at a gas station on Thursday, Orlando police said. A mother...

GOV. RON DESANTIS TO LAWMAKERS: REPEAL BAN ON SMOKABLE MEDICAL POT

WINTER PARK - Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday gave state legislators a mid-March deadline to repeal a law that prohibits smokable forms...

 
 
 

ICE CONTRACTOR ARRESTED IN FLORIDA SEX STING DETAILED 'DADDY-DAUGHTER' FANTASY, AUTHORITIES SAY

A 35-year-old computer engineer working on contract for Immigration and Customs Enforcement is accused of trying to lure a Florida...

ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART BOARD EYEING MOVE TO LAKE NONA

The Orlando Museum of Art is exploring the possibility of relocating to Lake Nona, which would move one of the city's oldest arts facilities...

 
 
 

FREED FROM DEATH ROW AND CLEARED OF MURDER CHARGES, CLEMENTE AGUIRRE-JARQUIN SEEKS COMPENSATION UNDER STATE LAW

The man who was freed last year after spending more than a decade on death row for two Altamonte Springs murders is seeking compensation...

LAKE COUNTY'S PLANS FOR INNOVATION DISTRICT GETS $2.5M BOOST FROM STATE

For more than a decade, Mount Dora and Lake County officials have looked at ways of drawing in companies that offer high-wage professional...

 
 
 

BOYFRIEND SAID ORLANDO WOMAN COMMITTED SUICIDE. HERE'S WHAT LED TO HIS MURDER ARREST 18 MONTHS LATER

Angel Ogando Jr. described his girlfriend's death as a shocking suicide: During a fight at their southeast Orlando condominium, he...

ARREST MADE IN KILLING OF MAN FOUND SHOT BEHIND EAST ORANGE COUNTY HOME

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in a fatal shooting near Econlockhatchee Trail in east Orange County earlier this month, the Sheriff's...

 
 
 

OSCEOLA DEPUTY ON PAID LEAVE AS FATAL CRASH INVESTIGATION UNFOLDS: REPORT

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office has placed a deputy on administrative leave as an investigation moves forward on a deadly crash...

MAN INJURED IN SHOOTING AT ORANGE COUNTY APARTMENT

Orange County deputies are investigating after a man was found injured with a gunshot wound Wednesday at an apartment complex, according...

 
 
 

DESANTIS ORDERS SPEED-UP OF MONEY TO CLEAN HURRICANE MICHAEL'S MESS

PANAMA CITY - Gov. Ron DeSantis directed the state Division of Emergency Management to speed up sending money to Panhandle communities...

SEMINOLE DETENTION DEPUTY VIOLATED POLICIES WHILE USING FORCE AGAINST JUVENILE INMATES, INVESTIGATION FINDS

A Seminole County detention deputy violated several Sheriff's Office policies during an incident last year when he used force against...

 
 
 

CHARLIE INGS WAS ORLANDO'S FIRST BLACK DETECTIVE AND FIRST BLACK OFFICER PAIRED WITH A WHITE PARTNER

For about 15 years, black police officers in Orlando only patrolled the city's black neighborhoods. They also were never assigned white...

2 CATS, DOG DIE AFTER ELDERLY WOMAN'S HOME CATCHES FIRE IN DELTONA: REPORT

Volusia County Fire Rescue put out a Deltona house fire Wednesday morning which killed the homeowner's two cats and dog, according...

 
 
 

7 CHARGED AFTER MARION BOY RESCUED FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKERS, COPS SAY

St. Petersburg police say a 16-year-old Marion County boy and another teen have been rescued from a den of human traffickers and sex...

VOLUSIA PARENTS ARRESTED AFTER INVESTIGATOR FOUND CHILDREN IN 'DEPLORABLE' CONDITIONS: REPORT

Volusia County deputies arrested two parents Monday after a Florida Department of Children and Families investigator found the couple's...

 
 
 

TRAFFIC REPORT: ROADWAYS ARE MOVING SMOOTHLY

There are no reported roadblocks Wednesday morning. Traffic is moving freely on most of the major roadways. Check back in for more...

ALONE IN THE DARK, A TEEN DROWNED IN A POND NEAR UCF. HIS FAMILY SAYS THIS BILL COULD SAVE THE NEXT PERSON IN NEED

It took almost two days for 18-year-old Adrian Edwin Diaz's body to be pulled out of a retention pond near Knight Library, a college...

 
 
 

A GOOD SAMARITAN STOPPED TO HELP CRASH VICTIMS. HE SAYS ONE OF THE DRIVERS STOLE HIS TRUCK

A good Samaritan who stopped to help victims of a fiery crash on Interstate 95 was shocked when one of the drivers jumped in his pickup...

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST AT ADVENT HEALTH ARRESTED ON POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGE, FBI SAYS

A respiratory therapist at Advent Health was caught with nearly 2,000 images and videos of child pornography, the FBI said in an arrest...

 
 
 



'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

Police say a man built a bomb inside a sushi restaurant because “people don't take these types of threats seriously.” Read more ...

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tebow played his first professional season in 2017 after spending three seasons in the NFL. Read more ...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

President Trump has canceled his administration's trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum next week. The White House released a statement on Thursday that said... Read more ...