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NEXT TROPICAL DEPRESSION LIKELY TO FORM THURSDAY, HURRICANE CENTER SAYS

Meteorologists are watching a low pressure system in Gulf of Mexico Thursday that is likely to become the third tropical depression...

VIDEO: MASSIVE FIRE DESTROYS DAYTONA BEACH CHURCH: REPORT

Firefighters battled flames Thursday morning consuming a Daytona Beach church, according to the fire department.

 
 
 

1 SHOT AT METRO WEST APARTMENT COMPLEX, POLICE SAY

A 23-year-old man was taken to the hospital after he was shot several times at an apartment complex near Metro West Wednesday evening,...

MAN ARRESTED ON MURDER CHARGE IN APRIL FATAL SHOOTING, DEPUTIES SAY

Orange County deputies arrested a 22-year-old man Monday who they say shot and killed a man in Pine Hills in April, according to the...

 
 
 

3 FOUND DEAD IN APARTMENT NEAR OPD HEADQUARTERS

Officers were called around 11:15 a.m. to an apartment in the 1100 block of West South Street after a landlord found two men and one...

HURRICANE CENTER MONITORING SYSTEM LIKELY TO BECOME 3RD TROPICAL DEPRESSION; BILL FIZZLES OUT

The second named storm of the 2021 season, Bill, fizzled out of the National Hurricane Center's radar Tuesday. Meanwhile the NHC is...

 
 
 

MAN REPORTED FINDING WOMAN'S BODY IN WOODS. ORLANDO POLICE NOW SAY HE KILLED HER

Detectives say Gafford actually met Emery on April 19, two days before he claimed he found her body, at a bus stop. He went into the...

PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT TO GIVE $40M TO UCF, LARGEST GIFT IN UNIVERSITY'S HISTORY

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist, plans to give $40 million to the University of Central Florida - an investment UCF...

 
 
 

TROPICAL STORM BILL STRENGTHENS, BUT IS EXPECTED TO FIZZLE, HURRICANE CENTER WATCHING TWO OTHER ATLANTIC SYSTEMS

Tropical Storm Bill strengthened again Tuesday morning as it continued its northern journey away from the United States. The storm...

CSX TRAIN VS SEMI-TRUCK TRAILER CRASH: FLORIDA FIRE CREWS WORK TO CLEAR THE SCENE

Fire crews responded to a crash site Monday night between a train and a semi-tractor truck trailer in Belleview.

 
 
 

TROPICAL STORM BILL STRENGTHENS, BUT IS EXPECTED TO FIZZLE, HURRICANE CENTER WATCHING TWO OTHER ATLANTIC SYSTEMS

Tropical Storm Bill strengthened again Tuesday morning as it continued its northern journey away from the United States. The storm...

DROWNING, TWO SHARK BITES REPORTED AT VOLUSIA BEACHES MONDAY, OFFICIALS SAY

One person drowned and two people were bitten and injured by sharks at Volusia County beaches Monday amid hazardous beach conditions,...

 
 
 

MAN SHOT WIFE 10 TIMES, 3-YEAR-OLD STEPDAUGHTER ONCE IN HEAD, AFFIDAVIT SAYS

As Capucine Carson tried to drive away from her husband during a heated argument, he hopped into her moving car, then shot her 10 times...

1 TEEN, 1 MAN SHOT NEAR UCF, AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING

Deputies are investigating an incident involving a teenage boy and a man who were shot Sunday night near the University of Central...

 
 
 

HURRICANE CENTER FOLLOWS 2 SYSTEMS WITH 50/50 ODDS OF BECOME STORMS BY THE END OF THE WEEK

The Atlantic is looking busier Monday morning as the National Hurricane Center monitors two different systems with 50/50 odds of becoming...

HURRICANE CENTER MONITORS TWO TROPICAL DISTURBANCES BY GULF OF MEXICO AND CAROLINAS COASTLINES

Meteorologists are tracking two tropical disturbances in the Gulf of Mexico and North Carolina coastlines, with potential of becoming...

 
 
 

CHURCH BELLS TOLL AS ORLANDO REMEMBERS 49 SLAIN IN PULSE SHOOTING 5 YEARS AGO

One by one, the names of the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting were read Saturday by some of the families, each name separated...

HURRICANE CENTER EYES POTENTIAL SYSTEM THAT COULD BECOME NEXT TROPICAL STORM

Meteorologists are expecting long area of low pressure to emerge early next week with potential of becoming the next tropical depression...

 
 
 

LAKE COUNTY DRIVER KILLED AFTER DECAYED TREE FALLS ON CAR

A 57-year-old man from Lake County was killed when a rotted tree fell into the road and crushed his car while he was driving Friday...

‘LETTERS ARE THE LIFELINE': FAMILIES PLEAD FOR FLORIDA PRISONS TO RETAIN PHYSICAL MAIL

Families of people in prison are pleading for the Florida Department of Corrections to retain physical mail instead of switching to...

 
 
 



Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

Fill ‘er up. Read more ...