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OLYMPIC SWIMMER, YMCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA VP ROWDY GAINES WARNS OF KIDNAPPING PHONE SCAM

Olympic swimmer and Central Florida native Rowdy Gaines and his wife Judy got a horrifying call from their daughter's phone number...

MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH OVERNIGHT SHOOTING OUTSIDE WET SPOT BAR IN SANFORD

Volusia County deputies arrested a man Saturday in connection with an earlier shooting that left a man seriously injured outside a...

 
 
 

LIGHT UP UCF OPENS THIS WEEKEND AMID COLLEGE GAMEDAY HAPPENINGS

The lawn outside CFE Arena at University of Central Florida has warped into spectacle of lights, marking the beginning of holiday festivities...

OCOEE POLICE RELEASE PHOTOS OF SHOPLIFTING SUSPECTS WHO RAN OVER WOMAN

Ocoee police released photos of the two people stole items from Publix and then drove over a woman trying to stop them on Monday night....

 
 
 

OSCEOLA COUNTY TO CREATE REGISTRY OF ANIMAL ABUSERS

Osceola County hopes its new registry of convicted animal abusers will help keep pets safe and out of the hands of abusers. The county...

NEW E-PASS XTRA WORKS FOR TOLLS ACROSS 18 STATES

Drivers can now pay for tolls across multiple states with one device thanks to Central Florida Expressway Authority's new multi-state...

 
 
 

MAN ACCUSED IN VOLUSIA DRIVE-BY SHOOTING ARRESTED

A man suspected in an October drive-by shooting was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and Volusia deputies Friday, according to the...

ORLANDO MAN AMONG 39 ARRESTED IN WHITE SUPREMACIST DRUG TRAFFICKING OPERATION, AUTHORITIES SAY

The U.S. Attorney's Office on Friday announced the arrests of 39 white supremacist gang members who authorities said were connected...

 
 
 

WOMAN STABBED HUSBAND TO DEATH WITH KITCHEN KNIFE IN DELTONA, BLAMED INTRUDER, COPS SAY

A woman suspected of stabbing her husband to death with a kitchen knife in April has been indicted on a murder charge, the Volusia...

ORLANDO FIRE DEPARTMENT INDUCTS 27 NEW FIREFIGHTERS AT CEREMONY

More than two dozen new hires are expected to join the ranks of the Orlando Fire Department on Friday during an induction ceremony...

 
 
 

E-PASS LANES TO CLOSE SUNDAY ON SR 417 FOR CONSTRUCTION

The E-PASS lanes at State Road 417's University Main Plaza will be shut down beginning Sunday morning due to construction, according...

CRASH BETWEEN 2 LYNX BUSES LEAVES DRIVER DEAD, POLICE SAY

One bus driver was killed and another was injured after police said one Lynx bus crashed into another, stationary bus on West Princeton...

 
 
 

WOMAN ARRESTED ON ADOPTION DECEPTION CHARGE AFTER PROMISING BABY TO TWO FAMILIES

A 34-year-old woman is facing fraud charges after she bilked $20,000 out of two families who thought they were going to adopt her baby,...

FLORIDA RECOUNT: ANDREW GILLUM REFUSES TO CONCEDE, GAINS JUST 1 VOTE ON RON DESANTIS

TALLAHASSEE - Nine days after Election Day, the deadline for machine recounts of three statewide races came and went Thursday, but...

 
 
 

JUDGE CALLS FLORIDA 'LAUGHINGSTOCK' FOR ELECTION RECOUNT CHAOS

TALLAHASSEE - A federal court judge on Thursday ruled that thousands of voters whose votes weren't counted because of issues with their...

STUDENT ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF SEX ACT WITH UNDERAGE GIRL IN STAIRWELL AT SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL

A Sanford teen was arrested after a girl claimed he forced her to perform oral sex on him in a Seminole High School stairwell, according...

 
 
 

SERIAL KILLER CONFESSES TO COLD CASE MURDER OF FLORIDA WOMAN, SAYS 'GOD PUT HIM ON THIS EARTH TO DO IT,' DEPUTIES SAY

A suspected serial killer confessed to killing and dumping the body of an Ocala woman, closing a Marion County cold case 36 years after...

SEARCH FOR MISSING BOATER CONTINUES IN LAKE HARNEY: REPORT

The search continued Thursday morning for a man who went overboard on Lake Harney in Osteen, according to reports from the Daytona...

 
 
 

REPORT OF STUDENT WITH WEAPON PROMPTS LOCKDOWN AT WEKIVA HIGH SCHOOL

A report that a student might have a weapon on campus has prompted officials to lock down Wekiva High School's campus, the principal...

INMATE SET TO BE RELEASED THIS MONTH ACCUSED OF TEXTING A DETECTIVE POSING AS GIRL: REPORT

A 35-year-old man set to be released from state prison in Volusia County this month is now accused of texting an Orlando police detective...

 
 
 



Florida governor's race recount: Democrat Andrew Gillum congratulates...

Florida governor's race recount: Democrat Andrew Gillum congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum has officially ended his bid for Florida governor as he congratulated Republican Ron DeSantis. Read more ...

Walker's 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets in OT

Walker's 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - JJ Redick jokingly bet new 76ers teammate Jimmy Butler on the bench that he wouldn't call "game" on the final shot. Read more ...

Reports: Holiday-themed train fatally strikes 2 pedestrians in New England

Reports: Holiday-themed train fatally strikes 2 pedestrians in New England

Two people were hit and killed by a scenic train Saturday night in Massachusetts, officials said. Read more ...

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

President Donald Trump says his answers to written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller are "all done," and he says the responses will soon be submitted to investigators Read more ...

Furman upsets 8 Villanova

Furman upsets 8 Villanova

Furman wins 76-68 Read more ...

Karlsson scores 1st goal with Sharks in 4-0 win over Blues

Karlsson scores 1st goal with Sharks in 4-0 win over Blues

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Erik Karlsson scored his first goal for San Jose, and Aaron Dell earned his fourth career shutout in leading the Sharks to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis... Read more ...

Bad week just got a little worse for Warriors

Bad week just got a little worse for Warriors

DALLAS - Luka Doncic gave the Mavericks a glimpse of an exciting future - and extended a bad week for the Warriors. The rookie scored 24 points, including a short jumper that... Read more ...

Milton shines, No. 11 UCF routs No. 19 Cincinnati 38-13

Milton shines, No. 11 UCF routs No. 19 Cincinnati 38-13

ORLANDO, Fla. - McKenzie Milton threw for 268 yards and accounted for four touchdowns to help No. 11 UCF remain unbeaten and extend the nation's longest winning streak to 23... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Santiago Ponzinibbio's faceplant KO of Neil Magny at UFC...

Twitter reacts to Santiago Ponzinibbio's faceplant KO of Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 140

Santiago Ponzinibbio extended his impressive winning streak on Saturday when he defeated Neil Magny in the UFC Fight Night 140 headliner. Ponzinibbio picked up his seventh... Read more ...

No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK - Ian Book returned to the starting lineup for No. 3 Notre Dame and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish routed No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee... Read more ...