Rain starts earlier and is more widespread Wednesday

RAIN STARTS EARLIER AND IS MORE WIDESPREAD WEDNESDAY

Rain starts earlier and is more widespread on Wednesday - but temperatures are still headed to the middle 90s in many inland spots.

Father accused of throwing 5-year-old into Atlantic Ocean, yelling at him to swim

FATHER ACCUSED OF THROWING 5-YEAR-OLD INTO ATLANTIC OCEAN, YELLING AT HIM TO SWIM

A man accused of throwing his 5-year-old son into the ocean has posted bond and was released from jail Tuesday.

 
 
 
Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

PHONY FERRARIS, 'SHAMBORGHINIS' SEIZED AT BRAZIL FACTORY

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing.

WESH 2 News investigates thousands of red light camera dismissals

WESH 2 NEWS INVESTIGATES THOUSANDS OF RED LIGHT CAMERA DISMISSALS

WESH 2 News has discovered that foreign tourists are getting a free pass when it comes to dangerous driving that puts all drivers at...

 
 
 
World Cup welcome back celebration held in downtown Orlando

WORLD CUP WELCOME BACK CELEBRATION HELD IN DOWNTOWN ORLANDO

A welcoming home party was held Tuesday in downtown Orlando for Alex Morgan, Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger after their victory in the...

New details released in unsolved murder of 15-year-old Boone High School student

NEW DETAILS RELEASED IN UNSOLVED MURDER OF 15-YEAR-OLD BOONE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

WESH 2 News has learned about a stunning new development in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Boone High School student.

 
 
 
How UCF police officers respond when encountering those with mental health issues

HOW UCF POLICE OFFICERS RESPOND WHEN ENCOUNTERING THOSE WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

UCF says the onset of mental health problems usually happens when people are between the ages of 18 and 24.

Homeowner says a coyote took his dog after getting into his home through a doggy door

HOMEOWNER SAYS A COYOTE TOOK HIS DOG AFTER GETTING INTO HIS HOME THROUGH A DOGGY DOOR

"She's just the sweetest little dog and she was just carried away," he said. "She is very tiny."

 
 
 
Former bartender at Disney claims she was fired over CBD oil used for foot pain

FORMER BARTENDER AT DISNEY CLAIMS SHE WAS FIRED OVER CBD OIL USED FOR FOOT PAIN

The incident happened three days before a South Carolina grandmother was arrested for bringing CBD oil to the Magic Kingdom.

Florida business owner offers homeless man job, when man refuses, tables are turned

FLORIDA BUSINESS OWNER OFFERS HOMELESS MAN JOB, WHEN MAN REFUSES, TABLES ARE TURNED

He drove home and made a sign of his own.

 
 
 
Woman dead after car goes off bridge in Daytona Beach

WOMAN DEAD AFTER CAR GOES OFF BRIDGE IN DAYTONA BEACH

One person is dead after a car went off a bridge that was under construction in Daytona Beach, officials said.

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee

SPANISH POLICE ARREST COCAINE BIGWIG WITH DRUGS HIDDEN UNDER TOUPEE

A man was arrested after drugs were found underneath his hair piece, police said.

 
 
 
Florida sued over sanctuary policy ban

FLORIDA SUED OVER SANCTUARY POLICY BAN

The suit says the new law will erode trust in law enforcement and lead to racial profiling.

Monkeys, orangutans are basically humans

MONKEYS, ORANGUTANS ARE BASICALLY HUMANS

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? 🐒🐒🐒

 
 
 
Celebrating the first steps on another world

CELEBRATING THE FIRST STEPS ON ANOTHER WORLD

Hundreds of millions tuned in to radios or watched the grainy black-and-white images on TV as Apollo 11′s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin...

Looking back at the construction of Kennedy Space Center

LOOKING BACK AT THE CONSTRUCTION OF KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

Fifty years ago today, Apollo 11 astronauts were in the last hours before their launch to the moon from Central Florida's Space Coast.

 
 
 
New efforts in moon exploration are in the spotlight

NEW EFFORTS IN MOON EXPLORATION ARE IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Tuesday at 7 p.m., WESH 2 News will present Moon Mission at 50: From Launch to Landing.

How to escape a sinking vehicle

HOW TO ESCAPE A SINKING VEHICLE

It's not uncommon in Central Florida for rescuers to have to save people from submerged cars.

 
 
 
Looking back at Apollo 11: The day before liftoff

LOOKING BACK AT APOLLO 11: THE DAY BEFORE LIFTOFF

What's it like on the day before you go to the moon?

Pay raises proposed for county employees

PAY RAISES PROPOSED FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES

The raise would apply to employees making less than $15 per hour.

 
 
 



Man's golf shot kills daughter, 6, when ball hits her head

Man's golf shot kills daughter, 6, when ball hits her head

A six-year-old girl died Monday after she was hit in the head by a golf ball that her father hit, authorities said. Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

The world's largest online retailer Amazon is facing a “full-blown” investigation from the European Union's antitrust regulators to see if its use of other merchants' data... Read more ...

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group as the road to soccer's 2022 World Cup in Qatar became clearer Wednesday. Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Seven designs featured in new premium diaper line Read more ...

Police investigate burglary at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Police investigate burglary at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Office managers said nothing appeared to be stolen although video did show the man digging through a yellow donation box. Read more ...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to minor girls'

A judge ruled Tuesday that R&B singer R. Kelly be held without bond on federal charges that he and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity... Read more ...