Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they' and ‘dad joke'

MERRIAM-WEBSTER ANNOUNCES NEW ADDITIONS INCLUDING NONBINARY PRONOUN ‘THEY' AND ‘DAD JOKE'

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary.

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child pornography investigation, lawmakers say

PENNSYLVANIA STATE SENATOR RESIGNS AMID CHILD PORNOGRAPHY INVESTIGATION, LAWMAKERS SAY

The 63-year-old elected official was arrested and charged, according to the state attorney general's office.

 
 
 
Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

TRUMP SAYS US IS BARRING CALIFORNIA FROM SETTING STRICTER FUEL STANDARDS

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement.

Man accused of killing wife, 4 children extradited to Marion County

MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING WIFE, 4 CHILDREN EXTRADITED TO MARION COUNTY

A man accused of killing his wife and her four children is back in Central Florida after being extradited from Georgia.

 
 
 
Person scales to the top of Orlando TV tower

PERSON SCALES TO THE TOP OF ORLANDO TV TOWER

Orlando police have been called to a local TV station where a man has scaled up a large tower.

Upcoming symposium aims to stir conversation on substance abuse recovery

UPCOMING SYMPOSIUM AIMS TO STIR CONVERSATION ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY

September is National Recovery Month and the Central Florida Recovery Alliance is hosting a Recovery Symposium to help people be the...

 
 
 
President Trump reveals new national security advisor choice

PRESIDENT TRUMP REVEALS NEW NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR CHOICE

President Donald Trump announced his new national security advisor choice Wednesday morning.

Showers and storms return Wednesday

SHOWERS AND STORMS RETURN WEDNESDAY

It won't be as HOT as yesterday - but the showers and storms will return. Wednesday will feel more like "typical" September weather.

 
 
 
Tropical Depression 10 getting better organized, expected to strengthen

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 10 GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED, EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN

Tropical Depression 10 has formed in the Atlantic, and could become a hurricane Friday as it nears the outermost Caribbean islands.

Orlando family searching for answers after grandson left alone at Buffalo, NY doorstep

ORLANDO FAMILY SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS AFTER GRANDSON LEFT ALONE AT BUFFALO, NY DOORSTEP

It's a mystery stretching more than a thousand miles, from Orlando to New York, where a Central Florida boy was found sleeping in a...

 
 
 
Family fears woman charged in hot car death won't face trial

FAMILY FEARS WOMAN CHARGED IN HOT CAR DEATH WON'T FACE TRIAL

"He said, 'I love you big papa.' I said, 'I love you more, Logan, I love you the mostest,'" Werner said.

Grandmother of children killed speaks: 'He took my whole world away from me'

GRANDMOTHER OF CHILDREN KILLED SPEAKS: 'HE TOOK MY WHOLE WORLD AWAY FROM ME'

A mother and her four children are dead, allegedly at the hands of that woman's husband.

 
 
 
Woman arrested, accused of impersonating officer in Lake County

WOMAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF IMPERSONATING OFFICER IN LAKE COUNTY

A woman was threatened with an arrest, but officials say the woman making those threats is not a police officer.

Daytona Beach murder victim's niece: 'I thought this would be a cold case'

DAYTONA BEACH MURDER VICTIM'S NIECE: 'I THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE A COLD CASE'

A West Palm Beach man is believed to be a serial killer who gunned down women in Daytona Beach more than a dozen years ago.

 
 
 
Voter suppression, misinformation, manipulation still threats to election security

VOTER SUPPRESSION, MISINFORMATION, MANIPULATION STILL THREATS TO ELECTION SECURITY

Federal Election Commission says cyber attacks are ongoing and accelerating.

Arrest made in Daytona Beach murder

ARREST MADE IN DAYTONA BEACH MURDER

An 18-year-old Daytona Beach murder suspect who has been on the run for more than two months is now in custody.

 
 
 
Tracking the tropics: What we're watching

TRACKING THE TROPICS: WHAT WE'RE WATCHING

Ex-Disney employee accused of stealing costumes to sell on black market

EX-DISNEY EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF STEALING COSTUMES TO SELL ON BLACK MARKET

The items were sold for thousands of dollars to collectors.

 
 
 
Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

AUTHORITIES: MLB PITCHER, ST. CLOUD RESIDENT CHARGED WITH SOLICITATION OF CHILD

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say.

MLB pitcher arrested and accused of solicitation of young teen

MLB PITCHER ARRESTED AND ACCUSED OF SOLICITATION OF YOUNG TEEN

A Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher has been accused of solicitation of a child.

 
 
 



Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...