Cops pose as construction workers to nab drivers who won't stop texting

COPS POSE AS CONSTRUCTION WORKERS TO NAB DRIVERS WHO WON'T STOP TEXTING

Police said they are seeing too many accidents and fatalities caused by distracted driving.

FDLE: Missing child alert issued for 11-year-old last seen in Jacksonville

FDLE: MISSING CHILD ALERT ISSUED FOR 11-YEAR-OLD LAST SEEN IN JACKSONVILLE

A Florida Missing Child Alert was issued for Addison Terry, who was last seen wearing a white tank top and black shorts.

 
 
 
Residents reeling from storm damage in Apopka

RESIDENTS REELING FROM STORM DAMAGE IN APOPKA

The power of the storms Thursday pushed over a tree, splitting it in half and sending it into a house in an area near Apopka.

Windermere house fire caused by lightning, officials say

WINDERMERE HOUSE FIRE CAUSED BY LIGHTNING, OFFICIALS SAY

Video from a neighbor shows how high the flames were over the home.

 
 
 
Search underway for driver who hit, killed child, then ran off, police say

SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR DRIVER WHO HIT, KILLED CHILD, THEN RAN OFF, POLICE SAY

Police said it appears the driver was backing out of a parking space at an apartment complex, hit the child, panicked, then allegedly...

UCF Board of Trustees meets to discuss changes after spending scandal

UCF BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETS TO DISCUSS CHANGES AFTER SPENDING SCANDAL

The University of Central Florida Board of Trustees has approved a plan it claims will allow the school to move on from the recent...

 
 
 
Daytona Beach police seek teen accused of shooting 19-year-old to death

DAYTONA BEACH POLICE SEEK TEEN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING 19-YEAR-OLD TO DEATH

Daytona Beach police are upping the stakes in the search for 18-year-old Kevin Stokes.

What is being done to protect manatees?

WHAT IS BEING DONE TO PROTECT MANATEES?

State wildlife officers are beefing up patrols in key areas around the state where manatees are dying in alarming numbers after colliding...

 
 
 
The history behind Neil Armstrong's iconic phrase

THE HISTORY BEHIND NEIL ARMSTRONG'S ICONIC PHRASE

They are some of the most famous words of the 20th century: "One small step for a man; one giant leap for mankind."

Heat, humidity building Friday

HEAT, HUMIDITY BUILDING FRIDAY

Tony Mainolfi has Central Florida's forecast.

 
 
 
Florida's first lady announces new initiative to combat opioid addiction

FLORIDA'S FIRST LADY ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE TO COMBAT OPIOID ADDICTION

DeSantis said she wants a statewide initiative, a collaboration to not only deal with substance abuse and addiction, but the root causes...

Fire destroys Palm Bay playground, melts play structures

FIRE DESTROYS PALM BAY PLAYGROUND, MELTS PLAY STRUCTURES

Park managers believe someone set the park on fire in the middle of the night.

 
 
 
Man convicted of shooting, burning, dumping body of Marion teen in 2011 says he's innocent

MAN CONVICTED OF SHOOTING, BURNING, DUMPING BODY OF MARION TEEN IN 2011 SAYS HE'S INNOCENT

"Maybe I'll get a new trial, maybe you'll be responsible for executing an innocent man, I don't know," Michael Bargo told a judge during...

These dogs could star in next 'Baywatch' reboot

THESE DOGS COULD STAR IN NEXT 'BAYWATCH' REBOOT

Somebody call David Hasselhoff!

 
 
 
Five guys arrested at Five Guys restaurant in Stuart

FIVE GUYS ARRESTED AT FIVE GUYS RESTAURANT IN STUART

Police said the five guys were involved in a fist fight at a Five Guys restaurant in Stuart.

Florida Democrats complain of Trump 'ballot bias' in 2020

FLORIDA DEMOCRATS COMPLAIN OF TRUMP 'BALLOT BIAS' IN 2020

A federal judge in Florida is hearing arguments over a longstanding state law that reserves the top slot of next year's presidential...

 
 
 
Worker falls 25 feet through gym skylight at gym in Orange County, officials say

WORKER FALLS 25 FEET THROUGH GYM SKYLIGHT AT GYM IN ORANGE COUNTY, OFFICIALS SAY

The man was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with multiple broken bones.

Officials: Man traveled to have sex with Palm Coast 13-year-old he met on dating site

OFFICIALS: MAN TRAVELED TO HAVE SEX WITH PALM COAST 13-YEAR-OLD HE MET ON DATING SITE

Officials said the Jacksonville man climbed through the girl's bedroom window for sex on three separate occasions.

 
 
 
Parents issue warning after 9-year-old daughter dies from electrocution in family pool

PARENTS ISSUE WARNING AFTER 9-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER DIES FROM ELECTROCUTION IN FAMILY POOL

“Everybody thinks, they watch these tragic stories on the news and they think, 'Not me, not in my house.' I thought it. And it happened...

Central Florida DreamPlex combines therapy, fun, fitness for people with disabilities

CENTRAL FLORIDA DREAMPLEX COMBINES THERAPY, FUN, FITNESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

It offers everything from physical therapy and fitness classes to camps for little ones.

 
 
 



Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for labor secretary

President Donald Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone else." Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...