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DOWNTOWN MARKER MEMORIALIZES JULY PERRY, LYNCHED IN ORLANDO NEARLY A CENTURY AGO

A memorial marking the significance of July Perry, who was beaten, shot and lynched in 1920, was unveiled Friday in front of the Orange...

MAN CHARGED IN SHOOTING DEATH OF PREGNANT WOMAN IN ORLANDO, POLICE SAY

Christina Fulword, 36, was found shot in a car on Oct. 13 near the scene of a crash at Orange Center Boulveard and South Ohio Avenue....

 
 
 

LEESBURG MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER AFTER ARGUMENT LEADS TO KILLING

Scott Curtiss Rudolph was charged with first degree murder after Lake deputies said he killed his neighbor after an argument.

FLORIDA REPORTS 4,471 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES, 77 MORE RESIDENT DEATHS

Florida added 4,471 new coronavirus cases Saturday to bring the statewide total to 776,251 infected. With 77 more virus fatalities...

 
 
 

WOMAN'S SHOOTING DEATH IN MOUNT DORA POLICE PARKING LOT RULED AS A SUICIDE

The woman drove to the parking lot around 1:24 a.m. Saturday and shot herself, Mount Dora Police Department spokeswoman Lisa McDonald...

CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST ORANGE TEACHER WHO LEFT CHILD IN HOT CAR

The Orange-Osceola State Attorney's Office dropped manslaughter and child abuse charges against a woman who left a one-year-old boy...

 
 
 

CARIBBEAN SYSTEM COULD AFFECT FLORIDA; HURRICANE EPSILON EXPECTED TO BATTER U.S. EAST COAST

The National Hurricane Center is watching Category 1 Hurricane Epsilon closely as it turns north-northwest in the Atlantic, while also...

FAMILY OF NEVAN BAKER SAYS CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY BEN CRUMP TO PROBE HANGING DEATH

Acclaimed civil rights attorney Ben Crump plans to take on the case of Nevan Baker, the Black man found hanging in a tree in an Orlando...

 
 
 

ORANGE COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS BUILDING BRIEFLY EVACUATED AFTER SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE FOUND, COPS SAY

Orlando police said there was no hazardous material in a suspicious package found outside the Orange County Supervisor of Elections...

THOUSANDS OF MAIL-IN BALLOTS HAVE BEEN INITIALLY REJECTED IN FLORIDA. BUT THERE'S STILL TIME TO FIX THEM

“the historic numbers of vote-by-mail ballots coming in, there's a potential of tens of thousands of ballots being rejected for a mismatched...

 
 
 

1 DEAD AFTER REAR-ENDING TRACTOR-TRAILER ON FLORIDA'S TURNPIKE, FHP SAYS

A driver was killed Thursday morning after crashing into a tractor-trailer on Florida's Turnpike in Osceola County, the Florida Highway...

FLORIDA MAN ATTACKS GIRLFRIEND WITH PUMPKIN: REPORT

Authorities arrested a Florida man early Monday after he reportedly attacked his girlfriend with a pumpkin in Largo.

 
 
 

BILL SEEKS TO COMPENSATE DESCENDANTS OF OCOEE MASSACRE VICTIMS 100 YEARS LATER

A bill introduced by Democratic state Sen. Randolph Bracy would split $10 million among descendants of victims of the Ocoee massacre....

PROPOSAL TO PAY DESCENDANTS OF OCOEE MASSACRE VICTIMS TAKES A STEP FORWARD

A pair of bills seeking compensation for descendants of the 1920 Election Day race riot in Ocoee received favorable hearings from the...

 
 
 

FLORIDA CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS DELAYED WITH NO EXPLANATION

Florida's daily report on the coronavirus has been delayed Wednesday, with no explanation from the state Department of Health.

1,600 PEOPLE TO BE LAID OFF FROM ORLANDO-BASED HILTON GRAND VACATIONS TIMESHARE COMPANY

After more than six months on unpaid furloughs, 1,600 employees are being permanently laid off from Orlando-based Hilton Grand Vacations,...

 
 
 

FLORIDA REGULATORS TO SEEK MORE DETAILS ON INJURIES SUFFERED ON THEME PARK RIDES

State regulators plan to talk with Florida's biggest theme parks about making their visitor injury reports more accurate after an Orlando...

ORLANDO MAN IMPERSONATING COP ARRESTED AFTER STEALING $50K IN MERCH FROM STORES, DEPUTIES SAY

A 47-year-old Orlando man was arrested Tuesday after he stole more than $50,000 in merchandise from Home Depot and Lowes while dressed...

 
 
 

CIRCUIT JUDGE ALAN APTE REMAINS ON BENCH AMID MOLESTATION PROBE

Days after an executive order revealed Orange County Circuit Judge Alan Apte has been accused of lewd molestation, few details have...

FLORIDA RESIDENTS RECEIVE ‘VOTE FOR TRUMP OR WE WILL COME AFTER YOU' EMAILS FROM ‘PROUD BOYS'

Investigators are looking into suspicious emails purporting to come from a "Proud Boys" account after learning Wednesday afternoon...

 
 
 



White House chief of staff: ‘We're not going to control the pandemic'

White House chief of staff: ‘We're not going to control the pandemic'

A top White House official on Sunday acknowledged that President Donald Trump's administration will not “control” the coronavirus pandemic. “We're not going to control the... Read more ...

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis elevated Gregory and 12 others in a surprise ceremony Sunday morning. Read more ...

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

WASHINGTON - Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans push for a final vote Monday, just... Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 7 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the Buccaneers vs. Raiders game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 7 NFL schedule. Read more ...

Todd Gurley pulls a Penn State, scores accidental touchdown as Falcons blow...

Todd Gurley pulls a Penn State, scores accidental touchdown as Falcons blow win vs. Lions

Todd Gurley didn't go down before scoring a go-ahead touchdown. That gave the Lions a chance to comeback and beat the Falcons in Week 7. Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to intensify into hurricane as it enters Gulf

Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to intensify into hurricane as it enters Gulf

MIAMI - The National Hurricane Center reports that Tropical Storm Zeta has formed off the coast of Cuba near the Yucatan Peninsula. According to a Colorado State University... Read more ...

Andy Dalton injury update: Cowboys QB knocked out on hit to head by Jon Bostic

Andy Dalton injury update: Cowboys QB knocked out on hit to head by Jon Bostic

Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton was carted off after taking a brutal shot to the head in Week 7 from Washington Football Team linebacker Jon Bostic. Read more ...