Orlando community left with smelly mess after sewage spill near lake

ORLANDO COMMUNITY LEFT WITH SMELLY MESS AFTER SEWAGE SPILL NEAR LAKE

"Aesthetically, it's not great to think of a lake full of poop,” Brendan O'Connor said.

You can now adopt a letter that's sent to Santa thanks to the US Postal Service

YOU CAN NOW ADOPT A LETTER THAT'S SENT TO SANTA THANKS TO THE US POSTAL SERVICE

Orlando is one of 15 cities chosen for the project.

 
 
 
Palm Bay targets drug crimes to stop murders

PALM BAY TARGETS DRUG CRIMES TO STOP MURDERS

Fifty suspects have been put in jail as part of an effort by the Palm Bay Police Department.

Dog in Florida caught on camera behind the wheel of owner's car, doing donuts

DOG IN FLORIDA CAUGHT ON CAMERA BEHIND THE WHEEL OF OWNER'S CAR, DOING DONUTS

A dog in Port St. Lucie was caught on camera behind the wheel of his owner's car doing donuts in a cul-de-sac.

 
 
 
Central Florida mother, daughter spread hope to families navigating autism

CENTRAL FLORIDA MOTHER, DAUGHTER SPREAD HOPE TO FAMILIES NAVIGATING AUTISM

A mother and daughter are working together to help give hope to families who are navigating autism.

Orange County school placed under brief lockdown after report of student with weapon

ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL PLACED UNDER BRIEF LOCKDOWN AFTER REPORT OF STUDENT WITH WEAPON

The Colonial High School ninth grade center was briefly locked down on Thursday after somebody reported that a student had a gun.

 
 
 
Two Air Force base airmen killed in 'aircraft mishap' in Oklahoma, officials confirm

TWO AIR FORCE BASE AIRMEN KILLED IN 'AIRCRAFT MISHAP' IN OKLAHOMA, OFFICIALS CONFIRM

Emergency crews are at the scene of what authorities are calling an “aircraft mishap” at Vance Air Force Base in Enid.

Suspected Daytona Beach serial killer indicted in 3 cases as surviving victim comes forward

SUSPECTED DAYTONA BEACH SERIAL KILLER INDICTED IN 3 CASES AS SURVIVING VICTIM COMES FORWARD

A man suspected of killing multiple women in Daytona Beach between 2005 and 2007 has been indicted by a Volusia County grand jury in...

 
 
 
More explosions may be heard Thursday in Maitland and Winter Park, deputies say

MORE EXPLOSIONS MAY BE HEARD THURSDAY IN MAITLAND AND WINTER PARK, DEPUTIES SAY

Law enforcement training being conducted by the Orange County Sheriff's Office caused people in Maitland and Winter Park to hear several...

Tim Tebow shares heartbreaking video saying goodbye to his dog, Bronco

TIM TEBOW SHARES HEARTBREAKING VIDEO SAYING GOODBYE TO HIS DOG, BRONCO

Legendary University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow shared a heartbreaking tribute to his dog Bronco after he had to put him to sleep.

 
 
 
Man kidnapped at gunpoint, forced to Orange County ATM

MAN KIDNAPPED AT GUNPOINT, FORCED TO ORANGE COUNTY ATM

A search is underway for two people after some sort of incident at or near a bank in the SoDo area or Orlando.

Search draws large law enforcement presence to SoDo area

SEARCH DRAWS LARGE LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE TO SODO AREA

A search is underway for two people after some sort of incident at or near a bank in the SoDo area or Orlando.

 
 
 
Sunny and bit warmer Thursday

SUNNY AND BIT WARMER THURSDAY

Amy Sweezey has your First Alert Forecast

Fighting sextortion: Modern technology opens kids to world of twisted people

FIGHTING SEXTORTION: MODERN TECHNOLOGY OPENS KIDS TO WORLD OF TWISTED PEOPLE

You'll be hard pressed to find a teenager or even tween without a cellphone and a social media account, which sadly, opens them up...

 
 
 
Some boxes of Cheese Nips are being recalled, may contain plastic pieces

SOME BOXES OF CHEESE NIPS ARE BEING RECALLED, MAY CONTAIN PLASTIC PIECES

RECALL ALERT: Some boxes of Cheese Nips are being recalled due to the potential presence of plastic pieces, the FDA says.

Family members collecting blankets in slain homeless woman's honor

FAMILY MEMBERS COLLECTING BLANKETS IN SLAIN HOMELESS WOMAN'S HONOR

Out of her tragic death has come an initiative by her family to provide blankets to the homeless in Central Florida.

 
 
 
What's that sound? Law enforcement training causes loud booms in Maitland, Winter Park

WHAT'S THAT SOUND? LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CAUSES LOUD BOOMS IN MAITLAND, WINTER PARK

Law enforcement training being conducted by the Orange County Sheriff's Office caused people in Maitland and Winter Park to hear several...

LaBelle Furs marks 100 years selling furs in hot and sunny downtown Orlando

LABELLE FURS MARKS 100 YEARS SELLING FURS IN HOT AND SUNNY DOWNTOWN ORLANDO

LaBelle Furs has been in business for a century and is a staple of downtown Orlando.

 
 
 
Man wearing ‘retired police officer' shirt says he was stopped from entering Universal

MAN WEARING ‘RETIRED POLICE OFFICER' SHIRT SAYS HE WAS STOPPED FROM ENTERING UNIVERSAL

The retired officer said he was eventually allowed in the park, but won't be going back anytime soon.

Central Florida teacher nominated for Grammy for second straight year

CENTRAL FLORIDA TEACHER NOMINATED FOR GRAMMY FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

Grammy nominations are out Wednesday and one name appearing alongside the stars will be familiar to some band students in Orange County.

 
 
 



Myles Garrett accused Mason Rudolph of calling him a racial slur, prompting...

Myles Garrett accused Mason Rudolph of calling him a racial slur, prompting their ugly fight

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after tearing off Mason Rudolph's helmet and swinging it at the Pittsburgh Steelers... Read more ...

Two Air Force base airmen killed in 'aircraft mishap' in Oklahoma, officials...

Two Air Force base airmen killed in 'aircraft mishap' in Oklahoma, officials confirm

Emergency crews are at the scene of what authorities are calling an “aircraft mishap” at Vance Air Force Base in Enid. Read more ...

Israel's Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

Israel's Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has been accused of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes. Read more ...

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Officials from the company he founded, Burton Snowboards, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Thursday. Read more ...

Colorado school district closed more than 40 schools after highly contagious...

Colorado school district closed more than 40 schools after highly contagious virus outbreak

More than a dozen schools in the district reported increased absences "due to illness and several incidences of vomiting in public areas of the schools." Read more ...

WATCH: Teen fugitive jumps off plane, initiates chase at Oklahoma airport

WATCH: Teen fugitive jumps off plane, initiates chase at Oklahoma airport

Video shows when the teenager was getting off the plane, he jumped from the plane to the tarmac. Read more ...

Myles Garrett suspension upheld by NFL after appeal

Myles Garrett suspension upheld by NFL after appeal

Myles Garrett's plea to get his indefinite suspension reduced was unsuccessful. The NFL announced that all discipline handed to Garrett after last week's helmet-swinging... Read more ...

California justices reject law requiring Trump tax returns

California justices reject law requiring Trump tax returns

The court said the law, the first of its kind in the nation and aimed squarely at Trump, was unconstitutional. Read more ...

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 race, files paperwork to run...

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 race, files paperwork to run for president

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has filed the paperwork to enter the race for the White House as a Democrat. Bloomberg officially entered the 2020... Read more ...

Senate Sends Short-Term Funding Measure To President Hours Before Government...

Senate Sends Short-Term Funding Measure To President Hours Before Government Shutdown

The Senate passed a temporary funding measure hours before a government shutdown sets in at midnight tonight. Bipartisan negotiators have been unable to reach a broader deal on... Read more ...