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FLORIDA ADDS 8,109 CORONAVIRUS CASES TO PUSH TOTAL INFECTED PAST 550,000

Florida added 8,109 coronavirus cases Wednesday to push the statewide total to 550,901 infected. With 212 new virus fatalities reported...

TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE EXPECTED TO FORM TODAY, HURRICANE CENTER SAYS

Tropical Depression 11 is forecast to gain strength Wednesday in the Atlantic and should become Tropical Storm Josephine before the...

 
 
 

VOLUSIA DEPUTIES END ARMED HOSPITAL STANDOFF WITH FORMER OFFICER WITHOUT INCIDENT

Authorities peacefully ended a nearly four-hour standoff with a 55-year-old former law enforcement officer armed with several guns...

TEENAGE GIRL FREED FROM SHOOTERS WORLD GUN SAFE

After a teenage girl accidentally locked herself inside a gun safe at Shooters World in Orlando Tuesday evening, firefighters freed...

 
 
 

EX-CONTENDER VAL DEMINGS PRAISES JOE BIDEN'S CHOICE OF KAMALA HARRIS AS RUNNING MATE

“I feel so blessed," Demings said. "To see a Black woman nominated for the first time reaffirms my faith that in America, there is...

DESANTIS SAYS STATE WOULD HAVE TO BORROW FROM FEDS FOR TRUMP'S UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS ORDER

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he's looking into ways tap into President Trump's new fund for extending unemployment benefits, but...

 
 
 

3 ARRESTED IN SHOOTING NEAR KISSIMMEE, OSCEOLA DEPUTIES SAY

Three people were arrested Monday in connection to a shooting in unincorporated Kissimmee, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office announced...

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO BARS HAVE ALCOHOL LICENSE SUSPENDED

The company that does business as Mathers, Shots and Joysticks in downtown Orlando has had its alcohol license suspended by the state...

 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: GOV. DESANTIS DISCUSSION ON COLLEGE SPORTS AND CORONAVIRUS

Gov. Ron DeSantis is leading a discussion about coronavirus and college sports from FSU on Tuesday.

CENTRAL FLORIDA MAN DRIVING LAWNMOWER ON HIGHWAY ARRESTED ON DUI CHARGE

A Central Florida man was arrested last week after a deputy pulled him over for driving a lawnmower on a Marion County highway and...

 
 
 

ARRESTS MADE IN SHOOTING THAT KILLED CENTRAL FLORIDA 6-YEAR-OLD GIRL: REPORT

A man and woman were arrested after a child found a stolen hand gun, and shot and killed the woman's 6-year-old daughter in June at...

HURRICANE CENTER GIVES ATLANTIC SYSTEM 90% ODDS OF DEVELOPMENT

A low pressure system in the mid-Atlantic has highly increased odds of development Tuesday morning and could soon become a tropical...

 
 
 

6 LAKE COUNTY SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19: REPORT

After, testing 3,000 school district employees Monday morning, Lake County found six of its teachers tested positive for COVID-19.

FLORIDA'S SUMMER HURRICANE SHIELD SET TO FADE INTO THE WIND NEXT WEEK

Florida's dusty shield against hurricanes is lowering itself next week at a time when meteorologists predict to see one of the most...

 
 
 

1 DEAD IN CRASH IN SOUTHEAST ORLANDO, FHP SAYS

A crash on S.R. 417 in southeast Orlando Monday evening killed one person and injured others after a Jeep struck a guardrail and overturned,...

ORANGE DEPUTY SHOT ARMED MAN IN BACK, REPORT SAYS

A 22-year-old man was shot in the back by an Orange County deputy sheriff Friday while running and holding a gun in his waistband in...

 
 
 

SEAWORLD DELAYS NEW ROLLER COASTERS UNTIL 2021 BUT KEEPS HOLIDAY EVENTS ON SCHEDULE

Thrill seekers will have to wait longer to ride Iron Gwazi, the 206-foot tall hybrid coaster that's drawn a buzz at Busch Gardens Tampa...

FLORIDA MAN ARRESTED AFTER AX ATTACK SENDS 1 MAN TO THE HOSPITAL

A Florida man was arrested Sunday morning as he was suspected of hitting a man in the head and arm with an ax.

 
 
 

FLORIDA WOMAN FINDS PYTHON IN WASHING MACHINE: REPORT

A Florida woman was disturbed recently to find a python sitting in her washing machine while taking a load out.

HURRICANE CENTER CONTINUES MONITORING SYSTEM WITH 60% CHANCE OF DEVELOPMENT

As time ticks toward the peak of hurricane season, meteorologists are monitoring a storm with a 60% chance of developing within the...

 
 
 



Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...