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FT. LAUDERDALE MAN USED DOZENS OF STOLEN CREDIT CARDS TO BUY UNIVERSAL ORLANDO VACATION PACKAGES, RECORDS SHOW

A Ft. Lauderdale man will spend three years in federal prison for using stolen credit cards to buy over $60,000 in park tickets and...

SECOND PERSON DIES IN STREET RACING CRASH NEAR ORANGE-OSCEOLA BORDER

A 23-year-old woman died early Wednesday from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this month involving alleged street racers that...

 
 
 

COVID IN FLORIDA: 6,772 NEW INFECTIONS; ORLANDO AREA 2ND-HIGHEST FOR NEW CASES

Florida added 6,772 coronavirus cases Wednesday to bring the cumulative total to 2,141,686. With 44 more fatalities, 34,164 Florida...

FLORIDA TO STILL GET NEARLY 550K COVID VACCINES NEXT WEEK DESPITE NO JOHNSON & JOHNSON

The federal government is holding off sending any more Johnson & Johnson vaccines while it goes through the potential risk of a rare...

 
 
 

5 PEOPLE ESCAPE SCHOOL BUS FIRE IN SEMINOLE COUNTY: REPORT

A school bus carrying five people caught fire Tuesday in Seminole County, according to news reports.

16-YEAR-OLD SHOT IN WEST ORANGE COUNTY, DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING

Detectives are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning that left one 16-year-old boy in the hospital.

 
 
 

BOYFRIEND PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER IN ‘TORTURE' DEATH OF 2-YEAR-OLD BOY

Johnathan Pursglove will face a prison sentence of eight to 12 years at a hearing next month, according to the plea agreement. The...

FLORIDA REPORTS 9,068 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 64 NEW RESIDENT DEATHS

While Tuesday's new case count reported by health department seems high, Monday's cases had been lower than usual. The White House...

 
 
 

DESANTIS AGREES TO PAUSE JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE IN FLORIDA BUT CALLS RISK MINIMAL

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday the state will heed the federal government's recommendation to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson...

NICOLE MONTALVO KILLING: OPENING STATEMENTS BEGIN IN MURDER TRIAL FOR ESTRANGED HUSBAND, FATHER-IN-LAW

Opening statements begin at the Osceola County Courthouse this morning in the trial for the son and father accused of killing and dismembering...

 
 
 

FLORIDA MAN RESCUES BOATER HANGING ON TO HIS CAPSIZED BOAT AFTER WEEKEND STORMS: REPORT

A Florida man rescued a boater clinging onto the the propeller of his capsized boat.

25-YEAR-OLD MAITLAND MAN DEAD AFTER CRASH OUTSIDE OF ORLANDO NEIGHBORHOOD

A 25-year-old Maitland man died Monday night following a vehicle crash outside of an Orlando neighborhood.

 
 
 

34-YEAR-OLD MAN KILLED IN SAND LAKE RD. PARKING LOT

A 34-year-old man died Tuesday morning after being shot in a parking lot on Sand Lake Road.

KISSIMMEE MAN KILLED IN HEAD-ON CRASH IN WINDERMERE, FHP SAYS

A 26-year-old Kissimmee man was killed and a 72-year-old Orlando man seriously injured in a head-on crash near Windermere Monday afternoon,...

 
 
 

BOIL WATER ADVISORY EXTENDED IN SOUTHEAST SEMINOLE COUNTY, OFFICIALS SAY

Seminole County officials on Monday extended a precautionary boil water advisory originally issued after a water treatment plant servicing...

SEMINOLE TAX COLLECTOR JOEL GREENBERG INDICTED, ACCUSED OF STALKING ELECTION OPPONENT

Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg has been indicted on a federal stalking charge, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

 
 
 

FLORIDA REPORTS LOWEST DAILY CORONAVIRUS CASE TOTAL SINCE OCTOBER

Florida's resident death toll from coronavirus rose to 34,056 with the addition of 35 more reported fatalities on Monday while also...

SEMINOLE TAX COLLECTOR JOEL GREENBERG RESIGNS DAY AFTER INDICTMENT

Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg resigns

 
 
 

JOEL GREENBERG STOLE IDENTITIES OF CUSTOMERS AT SEMINOLE TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE, FEDS SAY

Former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg used driver's licenses surrendered to his office by customers to create fake identification...

EX-SEMINOLE TAX COLLECTOR JOEL GREENBERG WAS STEALING CUSTOMER IDS ‘UNTIL HIS LAST DAY IN OFFICE,' FEDS SAY

New details - which prosecutors say prove Joel Greenberg was using his public office to practice making fake IDs - emerged in a Monday...

 
 
 



Cueto sharp until lat tightness in 6th, Giants blank Reds

Cueto sharp until lat tightness in 6th, Giants blank Reds

SAN FRANCISCO - Johnny Cueto pitched neatly into the sixth inning before exiting with a tight lat muscle, and the San Francisco Giants finished off the Cincinnati Reds 3-0... Read more ...

Miner leader: Golding new UTEP coach after leading ACU upset

Miner leader: Golding new UTEP coach after leading ACU upset

EL PASO, Texas - Joe Golding was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach at UTEP after a decade at Abilene Christian that included an upset victory over Texas in the first... Read more ...

Soldier seen in viral video harassing black man charged with assault

Soldier seen in viral video harassing black man charged with assault

A white US soldier was arrested Wednesday after being caught on viral video aggressively pursuing and shoving a black man in a South Carolina neighborhood. Jonathan Pentland... Read more ...

Unaccompanied children from border arrive in Pennsylvania

Unaccompanied children from border arrive in Pennsylvania

About 150 unaccompanied children found at the southern border of the U.S. will be housed at the Pennsylvania International Academy. Read more ...

Mariners-Orioles rained out; doubleheader set for Thursday

Mariners-Orioles rained out; doubleheader set for Thursday

BALTIMORE - Wednesday night's game between the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners was postponed because of rain, the teams' second rainout in three days. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine remains on pause

Johnson & Johnson vaccine remains on pause

The U.S. will still have the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on pause as a panel continues to investigate. Read more ...

5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel... Read more ...

Eovaldi, Red Sox beat Twins 3-2, run winning streak to 8

Eovaldi, Red Sox beat Twins 3-2, run winning streak to 8

MINNEAPOLIS - Nathan Eovaldi pitched five effective innings and the Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to eight games, beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2 to open... Read more ...

California Gold Rush town votes to remove noose from logo

California Gold Rush town votes to remove noose from logo

A California town, known as “Hangtown” for its reputation of lynching suspected criminals during the Gold Rush, will remove a hanging noose from its logo. Placerville's city... Read more ...

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

MINNEAPOLIS - George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former... Read more ...