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ATTORNEYS: VICTIM ‘COOKED ALIVE' AFTER OSCEOLA DEPUTY'S TASER SPARKED FIRE AT GAS PUMP

The victim suffered severe burn injuries after a Taser deployed by Osceola County deputies apparently set off a fire at a gas pump.

DESANTIS' OFFICE CONSIDERED A BILL TO TARGET LIBEL LAWS, RECORDS SHOW

A top staffer for Gov. Ron DeSantis worked on a proposal to challenge First Amendment protections for the news media.

 
 
 

CENTRAL FLORIDA MAN THREATENS TO SHOOT TROOPER ‘RIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES' AFTER TRAFFIC STOP: REPORT

A Central Florida man is in jail after threatening to shoot a trooper “right between the eyes” after a traffic stop in Lake County.

HEAT IS BUILDING IN ORLANDO WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S ALL WEEK

It's getting hotter and hotter in Orlando, without much reprieve Tuesday and even more heat building throughout the week.

 
 
 

WOMAN RESCUED FROM BURNING CAR AFTER STREET RACE LEADS TO CRASH NEAR LAKE NONA: REPORT

A woman was sent to the hospital after being involved in a vehicle crash Monday night that was left burning near Lake Nona, according...

DESANTIS SIGNS BILL TO BLOCK PROTESTS OUTSIDE PRIVATE RESIDENCES

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will allow officers to arrest protestors who are strategically organizing outside of a...

 
 
 

JOEL GREENBERG SET TO BE SENTENCED IN AUGUST

Joel Greenberg is set to be sentenced in August in federal court in Orlando.

EFFORTS TO REACH AT-RISK YOUTH IN ORANGE, ORLANDO GAIN MOMENTUM

Credible Messengers of Florida is poised to soon begin its work with Orange County to pinpoint potential mentors for at-risk youth.

 
 
 

OW! THAT'S HOT! TEMPS CLIMB INTO THE MID 90S THIS WEEK

Central Florida is going to be hot this week with temperatures hitting possibly record levels.

ATTORNEY BEN CRUMP HIRED TO REPRESENT FAMILY OF BUFFALO MASS SHOOTING VICTIM

Attorney Ben Crump hired to represent the family of Ruth Whitfield, one of the victims of a mass shooting in Buffalo.

 
 
 

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER BEGINS DAILY GRIND OF TROPICAL OUTLOOKS

The NHC began its daily tropical outlooks on Sunday, two weeks ahead of the official start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, which...

HIGH TEMPERATURES AND AFTERNOON SHOWERS EXPECTED SUNDAY ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA

Central Florida's high temperatures stay and roll into next week with few showers expected in the latter half of Sunday.

 
 
 

1 DEAD AFTER CRASHING INTO A TREE NEAR UCF, FHP SAYS

A 73-year-old man driving southbound on Chuluota Road hit a tree and died from his injuries late Friday night, Florida Highway Patrol...

TEMPERATURES HEAT UP AS CENTRAL FLORIDA SEES SMALL CHANCE OF RAIN ON SATURDAY

As temperatures rise and reach 90, the chance of showers is small with only isolated storms in the afternoon on Saturday, according...

 
 
 

SEMINOLE FIREFIGHTER KILLED WOMAN, THEN HIMSELF OUTSIDE TITUSVILLE HOME, POLICE SAY

A Seminole County firefighter shot and killed a 24-year-old woman, then himself, outside a home in Titusville on Thursday morning,...

BLOOD FLOWER MOON BLOSSOMS OVER ORLANDO DURING TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE & FULL MOON

The Orlando sky will be dominated by the dark, rustic light of a blossoming Blood Flower Moon early this Monday.

 
 
 

DYER APPOINTS NEW ORLANDO FIRE CHIEF

Orlando's new fire rescue chief, Charlie Salazar, has previous experience as the executive deputy chief at Dallas Fire Rescue.

SECRETARY OF STATE LEE RESIGNS AMID LEGAL CHALLENGES, ELECTION PREPARATIONS

Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee resigns amid several legal challenges.

 
 
 

FLORIDA WOMAN SHOT DOGS 173 TIMES WITH GAS-POWERED BB GUN FOR 2 MONTHS

A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after authorities found she was shooting her dogs with a gas-powered BB gun for two months.

GOOD DAY SUNSHINE, THE WEEK'S STREAK OF DRY AIR COMES TO AN END THURSDAY

After days of cooler, drier weather, summerlike temperatures and showers will be returning to the Central Florida forecast after Thursday.

 
 
 



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